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Indie Roundup: Five New Albums to Stream Right Now

Here's what to listen to this weekend.

If you're anything like us, you're probably overwhelmed by the sheer number of albums being released on a weekly basis.

Popdust's weekly column, Indie Roundup, finds the five best albums coming out each week so that you don't have to. Every Friday, we'll tell you what's worth listening to that might not already be on your radar.

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How Old Songs Live a Second Life on TikTok

Fleetwood Mac, Nelly Furtado, and more are making new waves thanks to the video app.

The relentless doom of the Internet briefly subsided last month thanks to one dude who likes longboarding, cranberry juice, and Fleetwood Mac.

The longboarder in question is 37-year-old Nathan Apodaca, who was on his way to work at a potato factory in Idaho when the battery of his truck went out. Rather than trying to flag someone down to give him a ride or skipping work to get the battery replaced, Apodaca made the most of the situation: He grabbed his longboard, a jug of Ocean Spray, and his phone, then continued on his merry way.

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Remembering Chet "JR" White and the Legacy of Indie Pop Band Girls

The bassist and producer has died at 40.

Chet "JR" White, the former bassist and producer of the indie pop band Girls, died Sunday at 40 years old.

"I hope you feel nothing but peace now my brother," White's Girls bandmate, Christopher Owens, wrote in a tweet last night. "I love you, and thank you for believing in me, and for what you brought to the table. Always and Forever, and I'll always be proud of you."

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