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    Tanlines: Mixed Emotions at NPR
    Label: True Panther
    Release date: 03.20.12
    They have been buzzing around the web for nearly two years now, but Mixed Emotions marks the first full-length release from New York dance outfit Tanlines.

    Bruce Springsteen: Wrecking Ball at Consequence of Sound (or below)
    Label: Columbia
    Release date: 03.06.12
    The Boss returns with Wrecking Ball, his first release since 2010 and his seventeenth album overall. Stream below and peep our review here.

    Krzysztof Penderecki And Jonny Greenwood: Krzysztof Penderecki And Jonny Greenwood at NPR
    Label: Nonesuch
    Release date: 03.13.20
    After previously performing together in a live setting, Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood have teamed up for a huge, seemingly unlikely collaborative album.

    Knxwledge: Hexual.Sealings.Vol.2 at Bandcamp (or below)
    Label: Self-released
    Release date: 03.08.12
    Prolific Philadelphia native Knxwledge drops his second Hexual.Sealings project, which compiles some of his, erm, sexier remixes of tunes from the likes of D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, and Aaliyah.

    Bowerbirds: The Clearing at Spinner
    Label: Dead Oceans
    Release date: 03.06.12
    The Clearing is Bowerbirds long-awaited, emotionally heavy follow-up to the band’s 2009 release, Upper Air.

    MMOTHS: MMOTHS EP at Spinner
    Label: SQE
    Release date: 03.05.12
    MMOTHS’ first EP comes after the young Irish producer blew up on the electronic underground via one hell of a Soundcloud account filled with gorgeous originals and dreamy remixes.

    Lucero: Women & Work at Rolling Stone
    Label: ATO Records
    Release date: 03.13.12
    Memphis country-soul outfit Lucero return with Women & Work, their first release since 2009’s 1372 Overton Park and one filled with much more brass and warmth.

    Poor Moon: Illusion EP at Pitchfork (or below)
    Label: Sub Pop
    Release date: 03.27.12
    Seattle’s Poor Moon, which features members of Fleet Foxes, share their forthcoming new Illusion EP for free several weeks before its proper release.

    The Decemberists: We All Raise Our Voices To The Air (Live Songs 04.11-08.11) at Rolling Stone and Paste
    Label: EMI
    Release date:  03.13.12 
    As its title implies, this new Decemberists release compiles live recordings from the band throughout 2011. There are 20 songs in total spanning two discs.

    F.Stokes: Love, Always EP at Spinner
    Label: Potholes Music
    Release date: 03.06.12
    Madison, Wisc. rapper F.Stokes delivers his promising new EP, Love, Always, that boasts buzzing small-town anthem “My Simple” and a blend of indie rock sentiments with boom-bap aspirations.

    Matthewdavid: Jewelry EP at Leaving Records
    Label: Leaving Records
    Release date: 03.06.12
    West Coast chameleon/producer Matthewdavid drops a free project, the Jewelry EP, featuring eight new cuts, most of which are either choice sample flips or remixes.

    Mike Wexler: Dispossession at Spin
    Label: Mexican Summer
    Release date: 03.06.12
    Brooklyn psych-folk act Mike Wexler returns with his sophomore album, Dispossession, which serves as his first for new label home Mexican Summer.

    Dolphins Into The Future: Canto Arquipélago at FACT
    Label: Underwater Peoples
    Release date: 03.06.12
    Dolphins Into The Future’s latest album is in apparently both inspired by and dedicated to the Azores, which members of the band described as a “remarkably beautiful volcanic archipelago” sitting in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean.

    Burning Hearts: Extinctions at FADER
    Label: Shelflife
    Release date: 02.21.12
    Finnish dream-pop quartet Burning Hearts’ Extinctions is their sophomore release and it’s one filled with transportive moods and swelling melodies.

    St. Lucia: St. Lucia at Hypetrak (or below)
    Label: Columbia
    Release date: 03.06.12 
    New York’s St. Lucia issues his first proper release, a self-titled EP driven by one hell of a lead single in “We Got It Wrong.” Expect big things from Lucia in 2012.

    VCMG: SSSS at Mixmag (or below)
    Label: Mute UK
    Release date: 03.12.12
    SSSS represents the reunion of former Depeche Mode partners Vince Clarke and Martin Gore, aka VCMG, who recorded together for the first time in 30(!) years.

    DVA: Pretty Ugly at Hypemachine (or below)
    Label: Hyperdub
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Following years spent as a radio host and producer dropping scattered remixes and singles, DVA arrives with the fully realized Pretty Ugly.