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A crying-at-the-club banger, a sparse yet enveloping arrangement and more music from the week

Romy + Fred again..: Strong Brimming with ’90s house influences, the pulsating new track “Strong” by Romy (musician, vocalist and frontwoman of The xx) and producer Fred again.. (aka Fred John Philip Gibson) possesses that familiar and beloved feeling of dance floor deliverance. The cathartic, crying-at-the-club banger is accompanied by a Vic Lentaigne-directed music video, in which Romy and her cousin Luis embrace. “Whilst writing …

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Remixes, collaborations, cover versions and more new tunes from the week

Darius feat. Kadhja Bonet: NOTHING TO ME Parisian producer Darius teams up with spellbinding musician and vocalist Kadhja Bonet for “NOTHING TO ME,” a hypnotic electro-soul ballad that transcends. From the funky bass-line to Bonet’s sultry vocals, the mellow tune enchants listeners. “I have been in awe of Kadhja Bonet’s project since her first albums The Visitor and Childqueen,” Darius says. “I’m really proud to …

Dijon: Many Times

“Many Times” by Dijon “recreates the intense energy of the recording process,” the LA-based artist says in a statement. Sonically, this translates to a single reminiscent of a jam session, from converging guitar tracks to Dijon’s urgent vocals and a jazzy piano bridge. The action-packed nature of the song is manifested through the music video’s experimental point of view, which puts viewers over the shoulder …