"It's a reclaiming of female power as it relates to sexuality and knowledge of self," Francine Thirteen says of her new song "Lust Heals, Give Me My Sin Again." Justina X/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"[Goth] was a convenient shorthand for the type of music that you liked if you had a kind of a morbid imagination and favored minor keys," says John Darnielle. Jeremy M. Lange/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clarence Clarity's self-released Leave Earth comes out later this year. Dempsey Thomas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clarence Clarity, 'Fold 'Em'

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Re-wiring Easily

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Orgone's new single, I Sold My Heart To The Junkman, comes out April 21. Ryan Chin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Orgone, 'I Sold My Heart To The Junkman'

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WVWhite's new album, House Of The Spiritual Athletes, comes out April 21. Rob Hardin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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WV White, 'Drag Down'

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Woods' new album, Love Is Love, comes out April 21. Chiara Viola Donati/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Woods, 'Bleeding Blue'

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On the new album Rímur, Trio Mediaeval teams up with trumpeter Arve Henriksen. Oddleiv Apneseth/Courtesy of ECM hide caption

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04Morgunstjarna

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Mr. Mitch, 'Lost Touch (feat. Duval Timothy)'

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