Little Dragon + Moses Sumney: The Other Lover

At first undeniably Little Dragon, “The Other Lover” soon welcomes Moses Sumney’s familiar, divine vocals as it burns slowly over four minutes. Taking its lyrics from the Swedish band’s previously released song “Another Lover,” this rework feels stripped back but still rich and textured. Sumney says, “I’ve been listening to Little Dragon for a very long time; as a teen, their first album impressed upon …

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Kate Tempest: Unholy Elixir In June 2019, British spoken-word artist Kate Tempest released The Book Of Traps and Lessons, an album featuring the sharp, powerful single “Holy Elixir.” After extensive touring, Tempest returns with “Unholy Elixir,” an even more enrapturing rendition that incorporates things she learned about the song while on the road. The video comes with an official visualizer, illustrated by Natalya Lobanova. It’s …

Little Dragon: Hold On

Prolific Swedish four-piece, Little Dragon (Yukimi Nagano, Erik Bodin, Fredrik Wallin and Håkan Wirenstrand) has just released the lead single from their upcoming album, New Me, Same Us, set for release late March. Buoyant and infectious—with elements of funk, house and unconventional soul—”Hold On” blends genres and morphs into a sound that’s undoubtedly Little Dragon.