SPIN's Steve Kandell looks at the most important records of the coming months, including (from left to right above) Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Lissy Trullie, Jared Leto's 30 Seconds to Mars, and Animal Collective.
Click through the gallery to get the scoop on each release -- and to hear new music.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »