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A dub icon, evocative electro-pop, a spacey cover of an '80s ballad and more music from the week

Kiefer: i love my friends New from LA-based pianist and producer Kiefer comes a loose, funk tune that OkayPlayer astutely says “could have easily been pulled from the Voodoo sessions” by D’Angelo. This silky smooth, jazzy track, “i love my friends,” appears on Kiefer’s just-released album When There’s Love Around. Angel Olsen: Eyes Without a Face (Billy Idol Cover) From Aisles, her EP of ’80s covers, Angel …

Kiefer: i love my friends

New from LA-based pianist and producer Kiefer comes a loose, funk tune that OkayPlayer astutely says “could have easily been pulled from the Voodoo sessions” by D’Angelo. This silky smooth, jazzy track, “i love my friends,” appears on Kiefer’s just-released album When There’s Love Around.

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A breezy summer tune, alt-rock, emotive rap, music from Prince's vault and more tunes from the week

Yumi Nu: Pots and Pans New from LA-based, Japanese-Dutch artist Yumi Nu, “Pots and Pans” exudes a breezy, dreamy and summery vibe—despite its subject being the demise of a relationship and the rebuilding that comes next. The singer-songwriter and model says on Instagram, “After long relationships end, sometimes that means rekindling old friendships, getting a new apartment (new kitchenware) and starting fresh.” This theme follows …