Fleet Foxes feat. Graduale Nobili: Crack-Up

Produced by music publication Consequence of Sound and filmed in one continuous take at Reykjavík‘s Harpa Concert Hall, “Crack-Up” sees Fleet Foxes joined by all-female Icelandic choir Graduale Nobili. Directed by Eilífur Örn Þrastarson, the video captures the magnificence of the performance—and its soft glow—from start to finish.

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Róisín Murphy remixed, Animal Collective sings of Florida, Julian Casablancas' punk duet with Jehnny Beth and more in this week's music

Jehnny Beth + Julian Casablancas: Boy/Girl Julian Casablancas and Jehnny Beth of Savages rock out in their cover of an ’80s punk track from Danish band Sort Sol and American singer Lydia Lunch, “Boy/Girl.” It’s a fierce duet that’s rough around the edges, especially with Jehnny Beth’s half-howl, half-singing voice. Even the new music video is a nod to the original—the opening sequence, some body …

Robin Pecknold: Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind (The Five Keys Cover)

Out of the blue, Robin Pecknold of the Fleet Foxes releases a fun cover of the 1956 single “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” by the R&B singing group The Five Keys, with the message “happy holidays.” His rendition starts out sweet and nostalgic, before blooming into a dissonant frenzy of banged chords and noise. It feels like a much more realistic interpretation of the …