Ibeyi feat. Kamasi Washington: Deathless

Nothing short of a victory ballad, “Deathless” marks an empowered and empowering return from Ibeyi. The French-Cuban twins who compose Ibeyi, Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Díaz, enlist Kamasi Washington on the stunning track. Washington lends detailed saxophone parts that dazzle. Director Ed Morris spearheaded the music video, in which the sisters appear to emerge from one another repeatedly. It’s provocative but beautiful, matching the song succinctly. …

Kamasi Washington: Truth

Just released by the very talented jazz saxophonist, composer and producer Kamasi Washington (who has performed with Herbie Hancock, Lauryn Hill, Nas, Flying Lotus, Thundercat and more), “Truth” is the beautifully transcendent sixth movement from his upcoming Harmony of Difference EP. The 14+ minutes of avant-garde jazz is accompanied by a stunning short film directed by A.G. Rojas that will dazzle viewers. Washington (who also …

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Chairlift's Beyoncé-inspired track, the bewitching folk of Weyes Blood, and more in this week's musical round-up

Kamasi Washington: The Epic Tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington has performed with the likes of Freddie Hubbard, Lauryn Hill and many more renowned acts (his first national tour was with Snoop Dogg); recently, he was a key collaborator on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly. Washington’s debut album The Epic lives up to its name, featuring a 32-piece orchestra, 20-person choir and 10-piece band. It may …