Music Reviews: What to Listen to This Month

Hotter Than Hades: UNDER THE BLACKLIGHT, RILO KILEY (Warner Bros.)

If you haven't jumped on the Rilo Kiley bandwagon yet, you might want to now. Expect: Jenny Lewis's rich voice and ultragrrrl appeal, plus the genius combo of chamber-pop beats and alt-country sensibility.

DOWNLOAD NOW: "Dreamworld"

Soul Survivor: THE REAL THING, JILL SCOTT (Hidden Beach Records)

The newly divorced crooner doesn't get down on love; she gets real. Running the gamut from big-band tracks to sexy grooves, she's got a sound that's hard to OD on. We double-dog dare you not to dance.

DOWNLOAD NOW: "Do It Babe"

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For the Sophisticated Prep:

LIFELINE, BEN HARPER AND THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS (Capitol)

You know those popped-collar people who play Dave Matthews every time they pick up a red Solo cup? Push this album their way. On his ninth effort, Harper's got the kind of guitar that goes with sundresses and puppies and the world-weary voice that suggests a slow-brewing storm.

DOWNLOAD NOW: "Say You Will"

The Challenging One:

STRAWBERRY JAM, ANIMAL COLLECTIVE (Domino)

Casual music fans beware: You might find yourself thinking, "I don't get it" on this one. No judgment here—we don't entirely get it, either. But we like it. And now we know what it would feel like to star in our own trippy Guillermo del Toro movie.

DOWNLOAD NOW: "Unsolved Mysteries"

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