Johnny Utah: Honeypie

Upbeat and playfully awkward, Philadelphia-based Johnny Utah’s “Honeypie” is equal parts disco-pop and indie delight. Though brief (at just over two minutes long) the song is infectious, thanks to a glitzy beat, handclaps, tambourine, and the overlying falsettos.

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Genre-bending new tunes by some of our favorites this week

Collard: Hell Song From his debut album Unholy, “Hell Song” is a genre-bending jam by London-based Collard. With elements of rock, blues, funk and R&B, the track is hazy, sultry and full of Collard’s fiery falsetto. Produced by Zach Nahome, the song will appeal to Prince and D’Angelo fans—but Collard isn’t imitating either of them. Unholy is out 10 May and promises to be electrifying. …

Kindness feat. Seinabo Sey: Lost Without

A trifecta of CH favorites, Kindness, Seinabo Sey and Kelela have teamed up for a warm house- and disco-influenced tune called “Lost Without.” Co-written by Kindess and Kelela, the song features Swedish singer/songwriter Sey on vocals and string arrangements by Rob Moose—overall creating a sound underpinned by an unfaltering, groovy bass line.