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Captivating electronic work from Flume, a track with 100+ featured vocals, a poignant debut and more new music

Bat For Lashes: Kids In The Dark From her new album Lost Girls—the follow-up to 2016’s The Bride—comes  “Kids in the Dark” by Bat For Lashes (aka Natasha Khan). Immediately recognizable as Khan’s mesmerizing, haunting style of dream-pop, “Kids in the Dark” is luminous, and ’80s-inflected. The record (out 6 September on AWAL Recordings) is said to be inspired by and an homage to Los …

Janet May: Lessons To Learn

Direct but detailed, Janet May’s debut single “Lessons to Learn” can only be described as rock poetry. Driven by May’s vocals, set over a steady strum of guitar and a developing electronic throb, the track does not shy away from substantial lyrical topics. May spent time as a backup singer for Bombay Bicycle Club, Alex Winston and others. With this song, and the Pete Voelker-directed …