Neil Frances: Shallow End

Soulful and carried along by an upbeat groove, “Shallow End” by Neil Frances (aka Marc Gilfry and Jordan Feller) incorporates silky vocals for a decidedly summery, breezy piece of indie-pop. The track was part of a double-sided release that features the very danceable “Rewind.” Listening to the two in sequence creates a pleasant contrast. While “Rewind” offers a thumping bass-line, “Shallow End” creates piano-led brightness.

Masego: African Lady (ADM Remix)

Made in collaboration with Lagos-based producer TMXO, Masego’s “Lady Lady” is refreshed and released as “African Lady” (ADM Remix). The Africa Dance Music rework is distant from the original, which is soulful and sweet, but still feels like a natural progression—this remix is rhythmic and drenched in talkbox-filtered vocals. Masego, who’s touring internationally through the end of the year, culls influences from all over for …

Karen O + Danger Mouse: Woman

In conjunction with news of forthcoming joint album Prima Lux, Karen O and Danger Mouse share a raucous track titled “Woman.” An infectious, drum-driven pulse anchors the tune. Karen O shines, as always, but it’s a delightful blend of both artists—bringing out the best of their sonic evolutions. Prima Lux is set for a 15 March release, via BMG.