Locksley: Black Ajax

From Forward, the first full-length album released by NYC-based Locksley in nine years, “Black Ajax” marries many beloved indie-rock styles from the last decade to great effect. It’s a bit flashy, a bit rollicking and undeniably catchy from the beginning. As for the 15-track album, it’s really a compilation of work from years’ worth of their recordings that never made it onto other albums, assembled …

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From political protest songs to electro-noir from a disco legend, the week in music

Teddy Geiger: I Was in a Cult Teddy Geiger’s been rather busy over the last five years, collaborating with many well-known artists on their music—and delivering several hits in the process. Now, she returns with her first solo material in five years—under the pseudonym teddy

Teddy Geiger: I Was in a Cult

Teddy Geiger’s been rather busy over the last five years, collaborating with many well-known artists on their music—and delivering several hits in the process. Now, she returns with her first solo material in five years. It’s nothing shy of a powerful pop-rock number. “I Was in a Cult” is the first track from of Geiger’s forthcoming third solo LP, LillyAnna.

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Punk, pop, Prince, Pride playlists and more in our weekly musical round-up

Deap Vally: Get Gone With searing guitar and drums, LA-based duo Deap Vally delivers “Get Gone”—a punk number that clocks in under two minutes. It’s a fitting blitz of a track, considering the subject matter: it’s time to go. It’s fun, fast and a nice taste of what’s to come from the band. Soundcloud Pride Playlists There’s arguably no better way to announce Soundcloud’s artist-curated …

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Remixes by Moodymann and King Princess, new tunes by Gorillaz, Kanye, and more in our musical round-up

The Internet: Come Over The Internet (aka Syd, Patrick Paige II, Matt Martians, Christopher Smith and Steve Lacy) has been teasing new music from their upcoming Hive Mind—out 20 July—for a little while now, and the LA-based outfit just released the expectedly sublime “Come Over.” Their first release since 2015’s Ego Death (though members have been busy with solo work), it’s smooth and slinky with …