Welcome to a new week of Skip Or Repeat, capsule reviews of the week's newest albums.

This week, we turn focus on May 26 drops:

Alesso, "Forever"
The Bad Plus Joshua Redman, "The Bad Plus Joshua Redman"
The Vaccines, "English Graffiti"
Various Artists, “Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton”

If none of those rock your boat, check out fresh music from pianist/composer Rachel Grimes, jazz troupe Gary Peacock Trio, French electronic label comp "Kitsune America 4" and the ever-awesome Nola mainstay Terence Blanchard (this time with his new quintet the E-Collective).

After five years as a columnist and editor at Billboard, Katie Hasty joined HitFix in 2009 for music and film reporting out of New York. The Midwest native has worked as a writer, music promoter and in A&R since 1999 and performs with her band Numbers And Letters.