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A bedtime mix by Thom Yorke, HTDW goes NSFW, Nas and Erykah Badu duet and more music this week

Alexis Taylor: I Never Lock That Door Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor has just released the video for his track “I Never Lock That Door” from his third solo album Piano. Directed by Simon Owens, the video is made up of many stills of Taylor mid-air, captured by 170 pinhole cameras. It’s a beautifully minimal love song—opening with just Taylor’s vocals and a piano and building …

Nas + Erykah Badu: This Bitter Land

From the soundtrack for “The Land” (out 29 July) comes a hauntingly minimal and stunning song by Nas and Erykah Badu. The track, called “This Bitter Land” is gentle but painful—Badu’s vocals are incredibly emotive—and yet there is, among the struggle, a sense of hope. It’s very different than anything either Nas or Badu has released recently, but they’re immediately recognizable and it shows them …

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A taxman tribute, our 420 playlist, DJ Spooky's #PrivateJam and more in the music we tweeted this week

Grace Jones: Me! I Disconnect From You Model turned new wave R&B diva, Grace Jones remains on heavy rotation at clubs around the world, but for many its her covers that stand out most. Jones reinterprets songs with a certain refined soulfulness that gives even the most familiar track a new allure. Her previously unreleased take on Tubeway Army’s “Me! I Disconnect From You” is …