Tachys: When The World Wakes Up

The debut single from Danish duo Tachys (aka childhood friends and frequent collaborators, Jonas Bjerre of Mew and Tobias Wilner), “When The World Wakes Up” channels anthemic electronic sounds into chillwave sensibilities. The official video, directed by Hugo A López, matches the track’s upbeat energy, beautiful emotional landscape and surreal undertone.

Patrick Watson: A Mermaid in Lisbon

Patrick Watson’s new three-song movement, A Mermaid in Lisbon, finds the acclaimed singer-songwriter collaborating with vocalist Teresa Salgueiro (from the Portuguese band Madredeus) and the Grammy Award-winning Attacca Quartet. Encompassing a little more than eight minutes, the entrancing EP took inspiration from Watson’s walks throughout Lisbon. Together, the three tracks form a world unto themselves; at times symphonic, at times molecular.

H.E.R. feat. Thundercat: Bloody Waters

Smooth, soulful and sultry, “Bloody Waters” from H.E.R.’s debut full-length studio album, Back of My Mind, features Thundercat and KAYTRANADA. Mellifluous vocals by H.E.R. (aka Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson) glide effortlessly over the mellow instrumental, one of the 21 songs from the album, which also features cameos from Ty Dolla $ign and Lil Baby. She says of the record, “This collection of songs comes from feelings …