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From alt-pop to uplifting electronic and beyond, some of our favorite new music

Snoh Aalegra feat. Tyler, The Creator: NEON PEACH Tyler, The Creator joins singer-songwriter Snoh Aalegra on two tracks from her just-released album, Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies. Iranian-born, Swedish-raised Aalegra melds R&B and hip-hop throughout the record, and one standout is “NEON PEACH,” which includes touches of funk and ’80s pop. The somewhat faster-paced tune sees the two artists spar, going back and forth about …

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Five new songs that defy classification

Rico Nasty: Magic Genre-bending rapper, singer and songwriter Rico Nasty takes a slight departure from her previous releases with the more R&B-leaning “Magic.” The catchy song (which she co-wrote with Vincent van den Ende, Romano Wijnstein, Ramon Ginton and Amit Nagra) will appear on her upcoming mixtape, Rx. The LA-based, Brooklyn-born artists says she wanted the track to “bring out another side of you and almost …

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From eerie indie to piano-led ballads and soulful hip-hop, our favorite songs from the week

Kay Young: White Teeth From pertinent, powerful lyrics to layered sonic structure, London-based recording artist Kay Young’s soulful new single “White Teeth” impresses on multiple levels. “White Teeth is a bittersweet song,” Young says in a statement about the track, which she wrote, produced and recorded herself. “I wanted the listener to see the world through the eyes of an innocent child who is yet …