Beyonce: Drunk in Love (Brenmar and Finesse remix)

Casey Spooner's #PrivateJam, Darkside's final tunes, Lauryn Hill sings about racism in the US and more in the music we tweeted this week

Casey Spooner, frontman of Fischerspooner, brought us this week’s #PrivateJam during an interview about his upcoming book (stay tuned for that soon). He tells us that he’s admittedly all over the place musically, but: “I’m currently listening to a really weird combination. I’m still into the new Beyonce record, but am also into this weird French electronic music from a producer called French Fries—it’s super …

Lauryn Hill: Black Rage (Sketch)

Casey Spooner's #PrivateJam, Darkside's final tunes, Lauryn Hill sings about racism in the US and more in the music we tweeted this week

After the recent shooting of unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, controversy ensued with race relations at the forefront. An outpouring of responses came in from various stakeholders and commentators, but few hold the power, creativity and simplicity of Lauryn Hill’s “Black Rage (Sketch).” Set to the tune of “My Favorite Things,” the lo-fi track was recorded in …

Le Sins: Bother

Casey Spooner's #PrivateJam, Darkside's final tunes, Lauryn Hill sings about racism in the US and more in the music we tweeted this week

Toro Y Moi, or Chaz Bundick, has dabbled in making dance-ier house music under the Les Sins moniker for some time, like 2012’s singles “Fetch” and “Taken.” This fall, Bundick further develops the alter-ego he’s built with a full-length LP Michael, and this week he’s shared the first single, “Bother“—an aggressive but catchy beat that echoes the repetitive style of Simian Mobile Disco’s debut album. …