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13 Best Songs of the Week: Jay Som, Luke Temple, DIIV, Lightning Dust, and More

Plus Lana Del Rey, Elbow, Thom Yorke, First Aid Kit, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

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Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was another incredibly strong week for new songs. Last week we ended up with a Top 12, instead of our usual Top 10, and here we are again, except this time with a Top 13. Like last week, there are also a whole lot of honorable mentions.

Jay Som‘s Anak Ko was this week’s Album of the Week.

In the last week we also reviewed a bunch of albums, including the latest by “Sheer Mag,” Blanck Mass, Dry Cleaning, Jay Som, Shura, Kate Tempest, Amazon, and Narnia. Plus every week we post reviews of various other things (some weeks including DVDs, Blu-rays, films, concerts, and TV shows).

To help you sort through the multitude of fresh songs released in the last week, we have picked the 13 best the last seven days had to offer, along with highlighting other notable new tracks shared in the last week. Check out the full list below.

1. Jay Som: “If You Want It”

Jay Som (aka Melina Duterte) has released a new album, Anak Ko, today via Polyvinyl. You can stream the album here and it’s our Album of the Week. Now that the album is out, we can share one of our favorite tracks from it that wasn’t already a pre-release single, album opener “If You Want It.” It begins with a strong bass line and then some dreamy vocals from Duterte, before the track erupts with guitars and ends with handclaps. And the production is impeccable, clear but meaty. It’s surprising “If You Want It” wasn’t released as a single. What a way to start the album!

Also, on Wednesday we posted our review of the album and you can read that here.

Previously Jay Som shared Anak Ko‘s first single, “Superbike,” via a lyric video for the track (it was #1 on our Song of the Week list). Then she shared another song from the album, the dreamy “Tenderness,” via a video for the track (it was also one of our Songs of the Week). Then she shared the album’s third single, “Nighttime Drive,” via a video for the track featuring a hula-hooping alien (it was also one of our Songs of the Week).

Anak Ko is the follow-up to 2017’s acclaimed Everybody Works, also on Polyvinyl (which was one of our Top 100 Albums of 2017). Duterte was based in the Bay Area, but relocated to Los Angeles prior to recording the new album. She recorded Anak Ko at home as the sole producer, engineer, and mixer. A previous press release pointed out that “in some songs, you can hear the washer/dryer near her bedroom.” Although it wasn’t a completely solitary affair, the album also features plenty of guests, including Vagabon’s Laetitia Tamko, Chastity Belt’s Annie Truscott, Justus Proffit, and Boy Scouts’ Taylor Vick, as well as her touring bandmates Zachary Elasser, Oliver Pinnell, and Dylan Allard.

The album’s title is pronounced “Ah-nuh Koh,” which means “my child” in Filipino. It was inspired by a text message from Duterte’s mother, who often addresses her as “anak ko.” “It’s an endearing thing to say, it feels comfortable,” Duterte said in the previous press release.

In the press release Duterte said the album is about the importance of patience and kindness and that those concepts have helped her growth as an artist. “In order to change, you’ve got to make so many mistakes,” she said. “What’s helped me is forcing myself to be even more peaceful and kind with myself and others. You can get so caught up in attention, and the monetary value of being a musician, that you can forget to be humble. You can learn more from humility than the flashy stuff. I want kindness in my life. Kindness is the most important thing for this job, and empathy.”

The album is due out in North America on Polyvinyl, in Australia/New Zealand/Asia via Pod/Inertia Music, and in the rest of the world via Lucky Number.

Back in February Jay Som shared a brand new song, “Simple,” that was released as part of the Adult Swim Singles series. That song is not featured on the new album. Last year Jay Som teamed up with Justus Proffit for a collaborative EP, Nothing’s Changed.

Read our 2017 Pleased to Meet You interview with Jay Som.

2. Luke Temple: “Taking Chances”

Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple is releasing a new solo album, Both-And, on September 13 via Native Cat. This week he shared another track from the album, “Taking Chances.” “I’m taking chances/I’m taking chances/Getting over my head” Temple repeats in the song. “Taking Chances” is fairly relaxed in the first half but then midway through it starts to build to a fiery conclusion before it ends somewhat abruptly (I’d love to hear an extended seven- or eight-minute version).

Previously he shared its first single, “Wounded Brightness” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Then he shared another track from the album, “Empty Promises” (which was also one of our Songs of the Week).

In terms of Temple’s solo work, the album is the follow-up to 2016’s A Hand Through the Cellar Door and 2013’s Good Mood Fool, both underappreciated works. Both-And was inspired by Temple’s move from New York to Northern California’s Marin County.

3. DIIV: “Taker”

DIIV are releasing a new album, Deceiver, on October 4 via Captured Tracks. Previously they shared its first single, “Skin Game” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). This week they shared another song from it, “Taker,” a somewhat languid shoegaze cut that grows with intensity as the track ends.

Deceiver is the band’s third album and the follow-up to 2016’s Is The Is Are. The band’s current lineup features Zachary Cole Smith (lead vocals, guitar), Andrew Bailey (guitar), Colin Caulfield (bass), and Ben Newman (drums). The album was recorded in Los Angeles in March 2019 with producer Sonny Diperri (My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, Protomartyr), which is the first time the band has used an outside producer.

Read our 2016 interview with DIIV.

4. Lightning Dust: “Led Astray”

Lightning Dust (Amber Webber and Josh Wells) are releasing a new album, Spectre, on October 4 via Western Vinyl. This week they shared another song from the album, “Led Astray,” via a video for the track. Justin Gradin directed the quirky video, which features butterflies, smoking ghosts, and more.

Webber had this to say about the song and video in a press release: “‘Led Astray’—when the goblin inside our brain leads us on a trip though all the ugly sides of reality—steering us away from all our 500-thread count, buttery-smooth satin sheets, leaving us questioning our sanity and mortality. When I wrote this song, it was a slow, heavily reverbed-out ballad, a basic guitar/vocals number. Josh gave it the Kinks treatment with a sprinkle of Oasis tremolo guitar and a cosmic synth lead. The video was all Justin Gradin! He led us all through a butterfly-injured mindscape that leaves us in the hands of our ghost spaghetti guide and leads us to a sick parking lot jam between a punk lion, a hippie penguin and a jailbird monkey.”

Previously Lightning Dust shared Spectre‘s first single, album opener “Devoted To” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Spectre features Stephen Malkmus and Destroyer’s Dan Bejar .

Lightning Dust was previously a side-project for the Vancouver, BC-based duo of Amber Webber and Josh Wells, back when they were in Black Mountain. But in 2017 they both left the mother ship to focus solely on Lightning Dust and this is their first album since then. In 2018 Webber went back to school and tried out a new career, before music came calling again.

“It made me realize that art and music are still my light,” Webber explains in a press release. “Spectre is my journey. It’s for all the women warriors that have been battling throughout life looking for a place to express themselves that feels inclusive and inspiring. It’s about finding yourself when no one is paying attention and inventing a new way of creating that feels honest and sincere. I truly feel that women, especially as we age, are underrepresented. That was truly the driving force to creating this album.”

Malkmus plays guitar on “A Pretty Picture” and Bejar contributes guest vocals “Competitive Depression.”

5. Lana Del Rey: “The Greatest”

Lana Del Rey is releasing a new album, Norman Fucking Rockwell, on August 30 via Interscope. This week she shared two new songs from it, “Fuck It I Love You” and “The Greatest,” via a joint video for both songs. The video features Del Rey surfing and hanging out on the beach, among other things. “Fuck It I Love You” longs for a simpler time and “The Greatest” references The Beach Boys. “The Greatest” is a bit more epic and makes the main list, whereas “Fuck It I Love You” is an honorable mention.

Lana Del Rey released her last album, Lust for Life, in July 2017 via Interscope. Last September she returned with a new song “Mariners Apartment Complex,” shared via a black & white video. That was quickly followed by another new song, the near 10-minute long “Venice Bitch,” also shared via a video (the song was our #1 Song of the Week). Both songs were collaborations with Jack Antonoff (he of fun. and Bleachers, and in an in-demand producer). Then she shared a cover of Sublime’s “Doin’ Time.” And she also shared a pro-gun control song “Looking for America” and a cover of Donovan’s “Season of the Witch,” neither of which are featured on the album.

6. Elbow: “Empires”

Elbow are releasing a new album, Giants of All Sizes, on October 11 via Polydor/Verve Label Group. This week the British band shared another song from it, “Empires.” “Baby, empires crumble all the time/Pay no mind/You just happened to witness mine,” sings frontman Guy Garvey, perhaps referring to the British Empire and Brexit or something more personal.

Giants of All Sizes includes “Dexter & Sinister,” a 7-minute long new song the band shared just prior to the announcement of the album (the song features backing vocals from Jesca Hoop and was one of our Songs of the Week).

The band’s keyboardist Craig Potter produced and mixed the album, as he did with the band’s last four albums. Giants of All Sizes was recorded at Hamburg, Germany’s Clouds Hill Studio; The Dairy in Brixton, England; 604 Studios in Vancouver, Canada; and Blueprint Studios in Salford, England. Parts were also recorded at various band member’s home studios in Manchester, England. As well as Hoop, the album also features The Plumedores and Chilli Chilton (described in a press release as “a South London newcomer”).

Potter had this to say about “Empires” in a press release: “We thought the studio would give us inner city vibes but we were on the edge of Hamburg which meant we spent more time in Clouds Hill rather than exploring. With time to spare, we sat around and played together in a way we haven’t for a long time and experimented and improvised with the music which led to the looser feel you hear on ‘Empires.’”

Giants of All Sizes seems to find the band in a looser, more experimental mode, with much of it recorded live in the studio, band members encouraged to spend more time cultivating their original demos rather than compromising, and Elbow perhaps embracing new influences. For example, the press release says “Doldrums” “mixes John Carpenter with The Plastic Ono Band” and “The Delayed 3:15” “marries mariachi guitars to jazz dynamics, Morricone via Buddy Rich.”

In a previous press release lead singer and lyricist Guy Garvey described the album as “an angry, old blue lament which finds its salvation in family, friends, the band, and new life.”

The previous press release added that Giants of All Sizes “is a record that lyrically takes in moments of deep personal loss whilst reflecting its times by confronting head-on the specters of injustice and division not just in the UK but across the world. It is a record that could only have been made in the 21st Century.”

Elbow’s last album, their seventh, Little Fictions, was released in 2017, the same year they released a best of compilation, fittingly titled The Best Of.

Read our interview with Elbow’s Guy Garvey on Little Fictions.

Also read our 2014 print article on Elbow and our 2014 web-exclusive interview with Garvey on his favorite cities. Plus read our 2016 The End interview with Garvey on endings and death.

7. Thom Yorke: “Daily Battles” (Feat. Flea)

This week a new song by Thom Yorke of Radiohead, “Daily Battles,” was shared, as well as an instrumental version of the song by jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. Both versions were recorded for Motherless Brooklyn, an upcoming film written, produced, directed by, and starring Edward Norton. Yorke’s version features Flea. Marsalis’ version features Joe Farnsworth, Russell Hall, Isaiah J. Thompson, and Jerry Weldon. Both tracks will be released together on a 7-inch on October 4. Yorke’s version makes the main list, with the Marsalis version an honorable mention below.

Motherless Brooklyn is based on Jonathan Lethem’s 1999 novel of the same name. Norton stars as Lionel Essrog, a private investigator with Tourette syndrome in 1950s New York. The plot revolves around Essrog attempting to solve the mystery of the murder of his mentor, Frank Minna (played by Bruce Willis). The film also stars Willem Dafoe, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Leslie Mann, Bobby Cannavale, Fisher Stevens, and Cherry Jones. The film will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival next month, before getting a wide release on November 1st. Norton personally asked Yorke to contribute a song to the soundtrack. Norton previously directed the 2000 romantic comedy Keeping the Faith.

Yorke released a new solo album, ANIMA, back in June via XL (stream it here). Earlier this month he released Not the News, a new remix EP featuring four remixes of ANIMA‘s “Not the News” (check it out here).

8. First Aid Kit: “Strange Beauty”

This week Swedish sister alt-country/folk duo First Aid Kit (Klara and Johanna Söderberg) shared a new song, “Strange Beauty,” in tribute to David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, who took his own life earlier this month. They have also shared a cover of Silver Jews’ “Random Rules,” from 1998’s American Water. Both tracks are out digitally now. The “Random Rules” cover is an honorable mention below.

Klara had this to say about the two tracks in a press release: “I think a lot of people were as shocked as I was upon hearing the news of David Berman’s passing. It didn’t seem real. It left me completely devastated. So I wrote the song ‘Strange Beauty’ to try to make sense of my feelings. ‘Random Rules’ is a long time Berman favorite of ours and a song we always thought we would record if we ever made a cover album. It holds some of the greatest lyrics ever penned and shows the genius of David Berman. We hope the songs can be some kind of comfort.”

The 52-year-old David Berman was best known as the frontman (and sole constant member) of Silver Jews. But he recently returned to music after a long hiatus with a new project, Purple Mountains. Last month Berman released the self-titled debut album under the Purple Mountains name via Drag City. It was Berman’s first album in 11 years, since 2008’s Silver Jews album Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea. We posted our own tribute to Berman right after his passed. Then Drag City also posted a tribute.

First Aid Kit’s last album, Ruins, came out back in January 2018, and was followed by the Tender Offerings EP in September 2018, both via Columbia.

Read our 2018 print magazine interview with First Aid Kit on Ruins.

Read our 2018 Fan Interview with First Aid Kit, where they answered questions submitted by their fans.

Read our 2018 Bucket List interview with First Aid Kit.

9. Bat For Lashes: “Jasmine”

Bat For Lashes (aka Natasha Khan) is releasing a new album, Lost Girls, on September 6 via AWAL Recordings. This week she shared another song from it, “Jasmine.” Our main complaint is that the two-minute, fifty five-second song is too short.

Previously Khan shared Lost Girls’ first single, “Kids in the Dark” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Then she shared a video for the track. Khan directed it herself and starred as the album’s main character Nikki Pink, in this case as a vampire stalking a lover, backed by a gang of female vampires. Then she shared the album’s second single, “Feel For You,” which has a strong ‘80s vibe and was #1 on our Songs of the Week list. Then she shared another song from it, “The Hunger,” via a self-directed video for the track (it was one of our Songs of the Week).

Lost Girls is the follow-up to 2016’s concept album The Bride, which came out via Parlophone/Warner Bros. Although in 2018 Khan scored the BBC/Netflix show Requiem, for which she picked up an Ivor Norvello Award.

A previous press release set the scene for Lost Girls this way: “If her last album, The Bride, was melancholy and mournful, a tone poem of loss and regret, Lost Girls is her mischievous younger sister, widescreen in scope and bursting with Technicolour intensity. It’s an album for driving in the dark; holding hands at sunset; jumping off bridges with vampires; riding your bike across the moon…. Spanning 10 tracks, Lost Girls sees Khan dreaming up her own fully formed parallel universe, creating an off-kilter coming of age film in which gangs of marauding female bikers roam our streets, teenagers make out on car hoods and a powerful female energy casts spells and leave clues for us to follow. The women of Lost Girls are parallel to one of Khan’s previous female protagonists, the tough, darkness-driven Pearl, from her 2009 lauded album Two Suns. Within the women of Lost Girls and the character Nikki Pink, Khan unfolds elements of herself; within these songs, we do the same.”

10. Lower Dens: “Galapagos”

Lower Dens (which is led by singer/songwriter Jana Hunter) are releasing a new album, The Competition, on September 6 via Ribbon Music. This week they shared another song from the album, “Galapagos,” via a lyric video for the track.

Previously Lower Dens shared a video for The Competition‘s first single, “Young Republicans” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Then they shared another song from the album, “I Drive,” also via a video for the track (it was also one of our Songs of the Week).

The Competition is the follow-up to 2015’s Escape From Evil. A previous press release said The Competition “might be Hunter’s most vulnerable, hook-filled album yet, a leftfield, resistance pop record that could only be released in 2019.”

Hunter had this to say about the album in the previous press release: “The issues that have shaped my life, for better or for worse, have to do with coming from a family and a culture that totally bought into this competitive mindset. I was wild and in a lot of pain as a kid; home life was very bleak, and pop songs were a guaranteed escape to a mental space where beauty, wonder, and love were possible. I wanted to write songs that might have the potential to do that.”

11. The New Pornographers: “The Surprise Knock”

The New Pornographers are releasing a new album, In the Morse Code of Brake Lights, on September 27 via the band’s own Collected Work imprint, in partnership with Concord. This week they shared another song from it, “The Surprise Knock.”

Frontperson/songwriter Carl Newman had this to say about the song in a press release: “‘The Surprise Knock’ had a different feel when we first recorded it-and I wouldn’t mind releasing that version at some point. But as I was listening to it, I thought, ‘Why don’t we play this song like New Pornographers 2005?’ Then we just replayed it with that feel. I thought enough time has passed that I feel like I can play songs that sort of sound like a classic a sound and not feel like I’m repeating myself, because it’s been so long. That was definitely a part of it: just wanting to…I hate to say ‘get back,’ but just get more slightly raucous and sounding more like a band.”

Previously the band shared the album’s first single, “Falling Down the Stairs of Your Smile,” which was one of our Songs of the Week.

The band’s last album was 2017’s Whiteout Conditions, also released on Collected Works/Concord. In a press release Carl Newman (who also produced the album) says In the Morse Code of Brake Lights is an accidental concept record.

“I was about two-thirds of the way through the record when I began to notice that lyrically so much of it was pointing toward car songs,” he says. “The opening track is ‘You’ll Need a Backseat Driver,’ and that was a metaphor that seemed to be running through other songs, too. Next to the love song, I feel like the car song is one of the most iconic kinds of songs in pop music, from Chuck Berry to the present. There was so much of that throughout it that I started thinking: ‘Oh, no, there’s too many references to cars on this record!’ And then I thought, ‘No, that’s good-people might think it’s a concept album.’”

Read our 2017 interview with The New Pornographers’ Carl Newman on Whiteout Conditions.

12. that dog.: “If You Just Didn’t Do It”

This week 1990s alt-rockers that dog. announced their first new album in 22 years, Old LP, and shared its first single, “If You Just Didn’t Do It.” Old LP is due out October 4 via UMe. Check out the album’s cover art and tracklist here.

Anna Waronker, Rachel Haden, Petra Haden, and Tony Maxwell formed that dog. in 1991 and released their self-titled debut album in the U.S. in March 1994 via DGC (it actually came out in England in December 1993 via 4AD). The band went on to release two more albums, 1995’s Totally Crushed Out! and 1997’s Retreat from the Sun, before calling it quits later in 1997. That dog. reformed in 2011 for some shows and now they are back as a trio; Petra Haden has opted not to take part in.

“By the end of 2012 we had four songs done,” says Waronker in a press release. “In 2013, we had a few more. We needed time to let it grow into what it would become. Sometimes it’s hard to get there. Which is kind of the theme of the album.”

The album also features the following guests: Maya Rudolph, Randy Newman, Graham Coxon (Blur), Josh Klinghoffer (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Charlotte Caffey (The Go-Go’s), Tanya Haden (The Haden Sisters), violinist Kaitlin Wolfberg, Andrew Dost (fun.), and Steve McDonald (Redd Kross).

A press release describes the album as such: “Across its eleven songs, Old LP is full of all the sounds that made that dog. one of the most amazing bands of their time, including interlocking vocal melodies, hooks-on-hooks, sweet orchestration, and Anna Waronker’s signature guitar tuning. There’s the unshakeable tension between sweetness and dissonance, between dark and light, between life-or-death seriousness and tongue-in-cheek wordplay. But with two decades of life experience behind them, the dynamics of that dog. are now notably more stark and sophisticated, layered and multi-dimensional.”

The band’s self-titled debut album got a deluxe 25th anniversary digital reissue in July. It included four rarities originally released on 7-inch and prior to its release they shared one of those, “Buy Me Flowers.”

13. Lindstrøm: “Really Deep Snow”

This week Norwegian space disco mastermind Lindstrøm (aka Hans-Peter Lindstrøm) announced a new album, On a Clear Day I Can See You Forever, and shared its first single, the nine-minute long “Really Deep Snow.” On a Clear Day I Can See You Forever is due out October 11 via Smalltown Supersound. Check out the album’s tracklist and cover art here.

The album is Lindstrøm’s sixth solo album and the follow-up to 2017’s It’s Alright Between Us As It Is. Whereas that album featured vocals and leaned into the disco part of Lindstrøm’s space disco sound, On a Clear Day I Can See You Forever more embraces the space aspect, featuring only four long instrumental tracks, with enough music for each side of a vinyl record to feature two tracks.

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Oslo, Norway’s Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, a waterside modern art gallery and venue, in August 2018 Lindstrøm performed three sold out performances there. That commissioned piece led to the new album.

“I decided to keep some of the initial ideas and develop them further. All the songs are based on long one-take recordings,” says Lindstrøm in a press release. “Also I’ve been very conscious about the music on the album not exceeding the length of the physical limitations of the vinyl-format, finding that two long tracks on each side were the perfect balance for this album.”

Lindstrøm used over 30 synthesizers and drum-machines for his performance at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter and he used a similar set up making the album, meaning it’s the first time he has “made an album entirely with hardware instead of computer-plugins.”

“The joy of making music on actual physical objects and devices makes a lot of sense to me now. After working on a computer for over 15 years, I don’t think I’ll ever look back,” Lindstrøm says in the press release.

“The title track is a 10-minutes improvisation on the Moog Memorymoog. I liked the loose feel so I decided to keep everything unedited,” Lindstrøm further explains. “The other tracks were written and arranged prior to the recordings. I then set up the instruments needed for my sessions, then recorded more or less everything in a single take. I’m really happy with the way this album came together.”

Of the album’s other inspirations, Lindstrøm says: “I’ve listened to Robert Wyatt’s solo albums and his Matching Mole’s debut album a lot lately. It so effortless, fearless and free. And not insisting. I was very inspired by this”

The album’s title, however, had a more surprising inspiration: the 1970s musical On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, which starred Barbra Streisand (as well as Bob Newhart, Jack Nicholson, and others).

Summing up the experience of making On a Clear Day I Can See You Forever, Lindstrøm says: “I felt totally unrestrained making this album.”

Honorable Mentions:

These 11 songs almost made the Top 10.

Isobel Campbell: “Ant Life”

Amen Dunes: “L​.​A. (Remix Feat. Westerman)”

Lana Del Rey: “Fuck It I Love You”

Efterklang: “I dine øjne”

Fenella: “Bright Curse”

First Aid Kit: “Random Rules” (Silver Jews Cover)

Kindness: “Raise Up”

Long Beard: “Getting By”

Wynton Marsalis: “Daily Battles”

Anna Meredith: “moonsmoons”

Amanda Palmer: “Everybody Knows Somebody”

Twin Peaks: “Ferry Song”

Other notable new tracks in the last week include:

The 1975: “People”

Courtney Marie Andrews: “Downtown Train” (Tom Waits Cover)

Animal Collective: “Summer Blaze”

Black Mountain: “Junior’s Eyes” (Black Sabbath Cover)

Blue Hawaii: “All That Blue”

Jenn Champion: “Turn Up the Radio” (Feat. Victor Le Masne)

Charli XCX: “Miss U”

Column: “I”

Missy Elliott: “Throw It Back”

Common Holly: “Joshua Snakes”

Ghost Orchard: “Honeymoon”

Kim Gordon: “Sketch Artist”

Great Grandpa: “Mono no Aware”

Patty Griffin: “Ruby’s Arms” (Tom Waits Cover)

Harmony Woods: “Best Laid Plans”

Hundredth: “Leave Yourself”

Itasca: “Bess’s Dance”

Jim James, Teddy Abrams, and The Louisville Orchestra: “Set It to Song”

Lizzo: “Truth Hurts (DaBaby Remix)” and “Truth Hurts (CID Remix)”

The Menzingers: “America (You’re Freaking Me Out)”

Mura Masa: “I Don’t Think I Can Do This Again” (Feat. Clairo)

Prince Rama: “Love Song to My Death,” “Love in Knontrol,” and “F.A.T.E. (Brought Us Together)”

Molly Sarlé: “Twisted”

Screaming Females: “Let Me In”

Sheer Mag: “The Killer”

Joan Shelley: “The Fading”

The Sidekicks: “Feed II”

Vince Staples: “So What?”

Sturgill Simpson: “Sing Along”

Tinariwen: “Kel Tinawen” (Feat. Cass McCombs)

Weeping Icon: “Like Envy”

Zonal: “System Error” (Feat. Moor Mother)

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