Christine and the Queens: Heart of Gold (Neil Young Cover)

Christine and the Queens (aka French singer/songwriter and producer Héloïse Letissier) just released an emotive and haunting cover of Neil Young’s 1972 hit, “Heart of Gold.” With spacey blips and echoing vocals, this minimal version (with Letissier’s sublime voice the focus) diverges from the acoustic, country-meets-folk original—yet carries all the same intense yearning.

Hercules & Love Affair: The Feast Of The Broken Heart

A bounty of album drops in the music we tweeted this week

The summer months are all about throwing on a dance record and letting the party take on a life of its own. Andy Butler’s Hercules & Love Affair features a rotating cast of collaborators with one thing in common: consistently dropping solid, party-ready disco albums. Their latest release, The Feast Of The Broken Heart, comfortably situates itself among the alternative sub-genres born out ’70s disco. …

Mariah Carey: Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse

A bounty of album drops in the music we tweeted this week

An album from legendary songstress Mariah Carey, with her golden voice and uncontested upper-octave range, is always welcome. But as devout Mimi fans know, the latter years of her career have often been filled with a little too much glitter. The diva supreme is back though with Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, which features a slew of songs that are downright catchy. “#Beautiful” …