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Yaeji – With A Hammer

You know that moment in a Looney Tunes skit where a dangling anvil suddenly falls on someone’s head, burying them into the ground, as the orchestra swells in a farcical phrase? Consider how macabre an image that is, which through the lens of cartoonish humour, suddenly becomes joyous. With A

Taken from her debut album With A Hammer, on Passed By Me Korean-American producer Yaeji turns toward viscous trip-hop with a haze of amorphous psychedelia. The accompanying music video leans into the latter, featuring Yaeji in multiple surreal vignettes that read like a loose adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. She

Debby Friday’s debut album, GOOD LUCK, is a genre-fluid, experimental body of work that showcases the Nigerian-born, Montreal-raised artist’s personal growth and emotional depth. The album centres around Friday’s journey from the hedonistic rave scene to sobriety, a journey that is reflected in the album’s duelling themes of love and

If anyone knows what’s going on with the artist née Christine and the Queens, now FKA Redcar, it’s likely Chris himself. Last year’s sprawling (and at times, brilliant) Redcar les adorables étoiles (prologue) proved divisive at best, compounded only by a confusing rebrand that never quite landed with the French

Karin Dreijer opens Radical Romantics with an apology. “I’ve done all the tricks that I can,” confesses Dreijer, offering us their atonement. After all, being a fan of Fever Ray is a complex experience. First introduced to the world as a genderfucked shamanic entity wielding primordial witch house beats, it

There was a time about a decade ago when the arrival of Lana Del Rey truly shook the landscape of pop, like a flower crowned earthquake, draped in an American flag and looking for oxy. This was a time when pop was on the brink of burnout. Exhausted from five

On the striking cover of her new album, Raven, the face of Ethiopian-American singer Kelela emerges from the depths of a restless, mercurial sea. Both her and the waters surrounding her are the colour of onyx, raven black, making it unclear where one ends and the other begins. It’s an

Last year, Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill went viral after its inclusion on the hit Netflix show Stranger Things, with the public finally giving the pop pioneer her long overdue flowers. The industry largely eschewed Bush in her day, because she dared to play with her food; for her,

Caroline Polachek has revealed the full tracklist for her upcoming album, Desire, I Want To Turn Into You. The album will feature a collaboration with Grimes and Dido. The pop singer also released a new single from the album, Blood and Butter. Blood and Butter has a distinct early 2000’s

This week’s selections have a touch of pop to them, from alternative bass music to a mainstream pop star exploring eurodance. These are the tracks you need to know about. Listen below.  Follow our Roundup Selections playlist on Spotify to stay updated on what we have on repeat.   Fever

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