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Sizzling disco-pop, shape-shifting neo-soul, ethereal sonic experimentation and more new music from the week

SAULT: Time is Precious Expectedly unexpected, SAULT’s latest album AIR appeared seemingly out of nowhere a few days ago. The enigmatic UK-based collective—led by Inflo (aka Dean Josiah Cover)—has made a habit of sharing gorgeous new music without any pre-release marketing or teasers. The neo-soul-leaning outfit has ventured into different territory with their sixth album, which features soaring orchestral music, non-lyrical choral vocals and some …

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Sweeping cosmic-disco, soulful melodies, pop laments and more in our musical round-up

Röyksopp feat. Alison Goldfrapp: Impossible Last month, electronic music legends Röyksopp (Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland) released a new instrumental track, teasing the Profound Mysteries project. Now they share more details about the endeavor, along with a song featuring Alison Goldfrapp. Immediately recognizable as Röyksopp, the dark and moody “Impossible” is enthralling. The English singer, songwriter, musician and producer says, “I’ve been a fan of …

Kim And Buran: Phazerdelique

From St Petersburg, Russia-based electronic disco outfit Kim And Buran (led by Vyacheslav Zavyalov), “Phazerdelique” is a sweeping, seven-and-a-half-minute song that never dips in ecstatic energy. It’s the first single from their forthcoming album, Tramplin (out 4 February). With a dose of psychedelic sonic influence and a lot of cosmic infusion, the dance track grooves, pulses and delights.