Tertia May: In My Head

Premiering on Wonderland, Tertia May’s “In My Head” is a dreamy, dusky approach to jazz—complete with polished, hip-hop-influenced production from Subculture. Soulful and rich, the song sees May maneuver between an almost spoken-word to stirring, soaring vocals. Combining elements of jazz, soul, hip-hop, house and beyond, May continues to carve out a unique space for herself.

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Atmospheric soundscapes, folk-inflected tunes and more in our musical wrap-up this week

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah feat. Saul Williams: Ancestral Recall One listen to jazz artist Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah’s “Ancestral Recall,” which features poet and songwriter Saul Williams, reveals a mission beyond music. The track, and forthcoming album of the same name, were “built as a map to decolonize sound; to challenge previously held misconceptions about some cultures of music; to codify a new folkloric tradition and …

Mom Tudie feat. Kwaku Asante: Isn’t Right

“Isn’t Right” first appeared as a minute-long intro to Mom Tudie’s 2018 release “Everything You Said.” Now the full track has appeared and it’s a sultry, soulful tune anchored by Tudie’s horn-adorned instrumental and Kwaku Asante’s comforting vocals. The two complement each other perfectly, and their London connection comes through clearly on the dreamy tune. Mom Tudie hasn’t released much—he has production credits on a …