The 10 Albums You Need to Hear in July

The summer is never exactly a bumper time for record releases, but still, there’s enough of interest in July 2013 to prevent this month’s schedule from being a sort of post-apocalyptic sun-blasted wasteland. Rejoice! As ever, Flavorwire has pored over said schedule to pick out the albums you need to hear over the next month, along with a roundup of everything else of note, be it good, bad or ugly. Yes, even Chris Brown.

Kirin J Callinan — Embracism (July 2)

I’ve written extensively about this album in the context of our recent interview with Callinan, so suffice it to say here that this is a) weird, b) fascinating, and c) many kinds of awesome.