Roy Ayers feat. Ali Shaheed Muhammad + Adrian Younge: Synchronize Vibration

Jazz/soul legend Roy Ayers (whose most recent album came out in 2004) is poised to release a new LP called JID 002, made in collaboration with A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad and producer Adrian Younge—who make up recording duo Midnight Hour. From the album, the lush tune “Synchronize Vibration” channels Ayers’ own signature sound, coupled with a breezy vibe and whispery vocals that …

Angela Muñoz: In My Mind

Written and performed by 18-year-old Angela Muñoz, “In My Mind” is laden with strings, velvety vocals, and twinkling harps. “I wrote this song thinking about the journey of love. Despite my age I have an awareness of what expressing love looks like. As I was writing this song, I wanted to challenge myself as a songwriter. This led me to imagine myself in the place …