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The gay agenda according to Shamir, the tasty return of Kelis, a cameo by Robyn, plus more new music this week

Shamir: Gay Agenda A song about “radical acceptance internally and externally,” Shamir’s “Gay Agenda” arrives along with an engaging Jenny He-directed video in which Shamir appears in antlers and furry hooves. The singer-songwriter teamed up with Hollow Comet (of Strange Ranger) who produced the synth-laden, glitchy, distorted track. “You’re just stuck in the box that was made for me / and you’re mad that I …

Kelis: Midnight Snacks

It’s been seven years since Kelis (singer, songwriter and chef) released her glorious Food album—and she’s continuing her culinary theme with the new single “Midnight Snacks.” The beat, created by London-based, three-person production, writing, DJ and remixing team The FaNaTix, conjured up images of late-night noshing for Kelis. “I heard the beat, thought it was dope, and the first thing that came to mind was …

Pairing Food and Music with Supper.mx

A web and Spotify app that delivers playlists selected by famed chefs (even Kelis) for preparing and eating food

Centuries of study have been dedicated to pairing food and wine, but music has long been an important part of the cooking process, as well as the dining environment. The passionate, music-loving app developers at Artisan Council recognized the artistry of playlists paired with food—and Supper.mx was born. This website and Spotify app offer a soundtrack for every food-related occasion, all of which are in …