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Synth-pop, folk nostalgia, an unexpected mash-up and more in our musical round-up

The Natvral: Home The Pains of Being Pure At Heart’s Kip Berman—working under the solo moniker The Natvral—dropped a debut solo EP earlier this year. From it, the heartfelt track “Home” now gets a music video, directed by Remy Holwick. From upturned roses and an all-around pink palate, there’s over-the-top folk nostalgia here—and it works with a wink to the audience. Private Agenda: Instinct From the four-track …

Thom Yorke: BBC Radio 1 Bedtime Mix

Need music to fall asleep to? Radiohead’s Thom Yorke has put together a 30-minute Bedtime mix for BBC Radio 1, airing on Phil Taggart’s Sunday night show. Tracks include a live version of Yorke’s “Bloom” he performed last year for the Pathway To Paris climate-focused concert (the benefit album is now available for purchase, with all proceeds going to and the UNDP) and experimental …

James Blake: The Sound of Silence (Simon & Garfunkel Cover)

“Hello darkness, my old friend / I’ve come to talk with you again”: the iconic lyrics from Simon & Garfunkel’s timeless 1964 hit “The Sound of Silence” are now sung by