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From a meditative tune to an effervescent disco banger, our favorite tracks from this week

Fiona Apple: The Whole of the Moon Five years after Fiona Apple wrote and recorded “Container” for the opening credits of Showtime’s The Affair, she’s contributed another track for the acclaimed show’s series finale. It’s a cover of The Waterboys’ 1985 hit “The Whole of the Moon,” wherein Apple replaces synths with warm piano work. Ultimately, it’s Apple’s voice that gives the track such dimension—and …

Lapalux feat. Lilia: Limb To Limb

Lapalux (aka Essex-based producer Stuart Howard) previews his forthcoming album, Amnioverse (out 8 November on Brainfeeder), with an ambient, breakbeat-influenced track featuring singer Lilia. Howard’s prowess as a producer, though, lies in fusing influences to form an entirely fresh sound. Throughout the middle section of this track, a crunchy, digital drumbeat juxtaposes Lilia’s airy vocals; later, another layer of industrial, space-like notes chimes in. The …

Kilo Kish: BITE ME

Singer, songwriter, rapper and artist Kilo Kish (aka Lakisha Kimberly Robinson) has returned with “BITE ME,” a song made in collaboration with Ray Brady and also the first release from her upcoming Redux EP. Again blending a bunch of genres, the track features touches of gritty electronic, hip-hop, noise pop and more—with booming thuds and sparkly synths. The glittery video sees Robinson in a pageant …