Flume feat. Caroline Polachek: Sirens

The second single from Flume’s forthcoming LP, Palaces (out 20 May), “Sirens” features ethereal vocal contributions from Caroline Polachek set atop an electro-industrial soundscape. The collaborative track was co-written and produced remotely by Danny L Harle, who played Flume “a voice note from Caroline with some very early stages of vocals,” the recording artist says in a statement. Polachek adds, “I was living by myself …

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From dramatic tunes to disco tracks, experimental to electronic, our favorites from the week

Angel Olsen: All Mirrors With a pared-back introduction featuring synths and sporadic percussion that gives way to a 14-piece orchestra and a stirring string-ladened interlude and conclusion, Angel Olsen’s “All Mirrors” is a cinematic ride. The layered melody is at once brooding and elating, with Olsen’s vocals guiding the track. Produced by John Congleton, with arrangements by Jherek Bischoff and Ben Babbitt, the song will …

Flume feat. Reo Cragun: Quits

From their just-released EP of the same name, “Quits” represents an alchemical collaboration between Australian producer Flume and rapper Reo Cragun. It’s one of three new tracks, and quickly follows Flume’s one-off release with London Grammar. “He does such a great job of getting whatever he hears inside of his brain written out,” Cragun says of Flume. But the rapper’s passionate adaptability makes every track …