Obongjayar feat. Nubya Garcia: Wrong For It

Calabar, Nigeria-born, London-based artist Obongjayar has just released his debut album, Some Nights I Dream of Doors, and from it comes “Wrong For It” featuring jazz musician Nubya Garcia. The track incorporates synth-pop, hip-hop, jazz, electronic and West African influences, creating a genre-defying amalgam. His layered vocals, whistles, horns, synths and soft percussion combine to create a laidback but vibrant energy.

Hot Chip: Down

Anchored by a sample of Chicago-based Universal Togetherness Band’s glorious early ’80s track “More Than Enough,” Hot Chip’s new track “Down” feels both retro and contemporary. The song and its kinetic music video (directed by Pulp’s Steve Mackey and Douglas Hart of the Jesus and Mary Chain) also act as an announcement for the five-piece (Owen Clarke, Al Doyle, Joe Goddard, Felix Martin and Alexis …

JB Dunckel: Corporate Sunset

Today, JB Dunckel of dreamy French electro-pop duo Air announced his forthcoming third solo album, Carbon, and debuted the mesmeric single “Corporate Sunset.” The bright track and its kinetic energy conceal darker considerations. “Big corporations are changing the world and what they propose could be paradise,” Dunckel says in a statement. “That song is optimistic but big tech companies are more likely to bring us …