Jacob Collier feat. Laura Mvula: Ocean Wide, Canyon Deep

“Ocean Wide, Canyon Deep” is a sprawling tune conducted by Jules Buckley and performed by Jacob Collier, Laura Mvula and the Metropole Orkest. With its vast harmonies, the whimsical song transcends traditional constraints and is more of a soundscape. The single, from Collier’s forthcoming album Djesse (Vol 1.), highlights his talents as an instrumentalist and vocalist with incredible potential.


Brand new music from A Tribe Called Quest and The xx, a Leonard Cohen tribute and more in this week's music

A Tribe Called Quest: We Got it From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service​ It’s not often that we post an entire album in our Listen section, but the new A Tribe Called Quest record We Got it From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service​ is too wonderful to choose just one track from. The group’s sixth studio album features the entire original members—including the …

Laura Mvula: Ready or Not

It’s a bold move to cover The Delfonics’ “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide from Love)”—especially when considering The Fugees did so years ago with huge success—but British singer Laura Mvula has created a version, “Ready or Not,” that does it justice. Mvula’s iteration modernizes the song, while remaining faithful to the original: it’s vibrant and danceable, while keeping a bit of the …