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From synth to soul, folk to falsetto and beyond, our favorite songs from the week

Kilo Kish: SPARK Digital and distorted, Kilo Kish’s “SPARK” proves catchy and enjoyably offbeat. Comprised of a glitchy, buzzing synth, the every-so-often output of a drum machine and Kish’s drawn out vocals, the single deviates from the artist’s recent releases, but does so in a way that feels natural. “This time, I really lost it / Don’t know where you are / Let’s hope I come …

Kilo Kish: SPARK

Digital and distorted, Kilo Kish’s “SPARK” proves catchy and enjoyably offbeat. Comprised of a glitchy, buzzing synth, the every-so-often output of a drum machine and Kish’s drawn out vocals, the single deviates from the artist’s recent releases, but does so in a way that feels natural. “This time, I really lost it / Don’t know where you are / Let’s hope I come across it / …

Destroyer: It Just Doesn’t Happen

Destroyer (aka Dan Bejar) sets a dark and solitary mood on his newest track, “It Just Doesn’t Happen,” which will appear on the forthcoming album Have We Met (out 31 January). Fit for a night drive, the tune is sparse, with the beat kicking in after a minute. “You cast a poisonous look to the sun / You know it just doesn’t happen to anyone …