boygenius: True Blue

boygenius—the indie-rock project from Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus—provides a taste of their upcoming debut full-length album, the record (out 31 March), with a trio of new singles: “$20,” “Emily I’m Sorry” and “True Blue.” The last track features Dacus on vocals that glide forward atop the group’s gentle harmonies, atmospheric percussion and tender, pinpoint lyrics.

Nick Campbell Destroys feat. Antwaun Stanley: The End?

Art is Los Angeles-born bassist and composer Nick Campbell Destroys’ debut album, a spatial and surprising project of industrial jazz-funk that seeks to reinvent modern jazz. The last track, “The End?,” marks a fun and funky farewell, grooving through a comedic intro, dizzying instrumentation and funk-inflected, soulful vocals from Antwaun Stanley. The song has all the freshness and excitement of an artist exploring how to stretch …

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Glorious '80s pop by Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie, blues-leaning jazz, Japanese slowcore and more new music

mui zyu: Rotten Bun From Eva Liu’s debut album under the moniker mui zyu, Rotten Bun For An Eggless Century, comes the track “Rotten Bun,” which follows “Ghost With a Peach Skin” earlier this month. Liu (the vocalist for Dama Scout) says of the gorgeous, expansive ballad, “‘Rotten Bun’ brings us into the fantasy world where the record is set. Me, you, us, we, ‘the …