VariousThe DFA Remixes: Chapter 2DFA
When it comes to remix albums, Tim Goldsworthy and James Murphy could churn a Melissa Ethridge song into a full-on Italo-disco party. This time around the DFA duo takes on artists from Nine Inch Nails to N.E.R.D. all while making friends and foes of the originals with their danceable fervor.

Planet AsiaThe MedicineABB
Much tougher than past Planet Asia albums, The Medicine is a hard-hitting return from one of the underground’s most popular MCs. Crafty, narrative lyrics and dark production from Dilated Peoples’ Evidence keep this long-player a staple in contemporary street music