Ravyn Lenae feat. Smino: 3D

Chicago-based singer-songwriter Ravyn Lenae teams up with frequent collaborators—rapper Smino and producer Monte Booker—for “3D,” a track from her debut album, Hypnos. The hazy, languid tune is slinky and pleasantly slow-moving. Of the album (which also features Fousheé, Mereba and Steve Lacy), the artist says, “When you listen to the music, I hope you have a better understanding of me and even catch a better understanding of …

Artist Jen Pack at Kouri + Corrao Gallery for Volta New York 2022

A solo show that utilizes thread to create lines of color, some obvious and others more subtle

As the cultural calendar transitioned from NYCxDesign to Frieze New York, furniture and decor fairs gave way to an extraordinary array of art exhibitions, installations and events. Among them, Volta New York 2022—a platform for middle-market galleries dedicating their booths to solo presentations from emerging talent—welcomed the wondrous works of Albuquerque, New Mexico-based artist Jen Pack. Showcased by Santa Fe-based Kouri + Corrao Gallery, Pack’s installation …

Gabríel Ólafs: The Lily (Orchestral Version)

Icelandic composer and multi-instrumentalist Gabríel Ólafs recently debuted three versions of his stirring new single, “The Lily,” including one solo piano composition and another lush orchestral iteration. All three represent different yet equally successful approaches to the same exquisite sonic journey. “‘The Lily’ is the most expressive piece I’ve composed,” Ólafs says in a statement. “The melody was born on the piano after I read …