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Jazzy synth-pop, subdued psych-pop, textured folk and more new music from the week

MISZCZYK feat. Laetitia Sadier: In The Dark Ontario-based producer MISZCZYK (aka Nyles Miszcyzk) releases “In The Dark,” a spellbinding just-over-two-minute-long single featuring vocals from Stereolab’s Laetitia Sadier. The mystifying track will appear on Miszcyzk’s forthcoming debut album, Thyrsis of Etna, out 15 July. Artist Jesse Yules created the appropriately magical music video, wherein a woman builds a world outside her window. Remi Wolf: Michael A sonically …

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Everything from avant-pop to cumbia, reggaeton and beyond in this week's music

Eartheater: Mitosis Queens-based avant-pop artist Eartheater (aka Alexandra Drewchin) returns with the thrilling new track “Mitosis.” The musician, producer, composer and vocalist worked on the song with producer and frequent collaborator Sega Bodega and the result is synth-heavy with a jittery, anxious energy. From chants to whispers, the track morphs in an enthralling manner—just like its accompanying video. Kendrick Lamar feat. Taylour Paige: We Cry …

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Hazy alt-folk, buoyant pop, atmospheric country and more new music

CHAI: Surprise Japanese group CHAI have released the buoyant track “Surprise” along with an equally colorful and vibrant Yoshio Nakaiso-directed video. The clip is a nod to when the band’s trailer was stolen during their North American tour, “We were able to continue our shows because of the overwhelming support and love from all of you. We never forget how much we appreciate you, and …