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Juletta + Ishan: Gut Feeling Juletta + Ishan’s “Gut Feeling” is best described through its beautiful contradictions: haunting and luminescent, smooth and uneasy, buoyant and weighty. Written and produced by both artists, the track appears on the NYC-based duo’s debut album, If I Never Hit Land (out this Friday), which is based upon real stories Juletta heard from 30 women she interviewed in New York …

Rejjie Snow feat. Snoh Aalegra + Cam O’bi: Mirrors

Irish rapper Rejjie Snow (aka Alex Anyaegbunam) collaborates with Swedish singer Snoh Aalegra and Chicago-based producer Cam O’bi on his second single of the year, the breezy “Mirrors.” Blending elements from jazz, funk, soul and classic hip-hop along with the two vocalists’ enchanting and seemingly insouciant contributions, the song exudes a sense of languid contentment. The perfect (albeit temporary) antidote to late-2020 anxieties.

Takuya Kuroda: Moody

Japanese trumpeter Takuya Kuroda blends jazz and Afro-funk on “Moody,” a single from his sixth album, Fly Moon Die Soon. The album, out now via First Word Records, proves to be Kuroda’s most experimental. Within, he references and employs a bevy of compositions and styles: Fela Kuti’s funk, Herbie Hancock’s “Tell Me a Bedtime Story,” the Ohio Players’ “Sweet Sticky Thing,” and Thundercat’s riffs. “Moody” …