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Machinedrum's haunting Vapor City medley, Can U Dance, Sébastien Tellier's PrivateJam and more in this week's look at music

Majid Jordan: A Place Like This With prominent vocals and production credits on Drake’s heavily rotated (and critically acclaimed) single “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” Toronto duo Majid Jordan had listeners intrigued. Composed of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman, the PR-shy group offers up their single “A Place Like This.” Featuring a stripped-down beat reminiscent of Jamie xx and the same sleek vocals from …

Tennyson: Lay-by

Machinedrum's haunting Vapor City medley, Can U Dance, Sébastien Tellier's PrivateJam and more in this week's look at music

The teenage Canadian brother and sister duo behind the tender, futuristic instrumental “Lay-by” want to remind people to take a minute to slow down and take everything in, because “sometimes the dark can be beautiful.” This track begins with what sounds like a pitched car door signal and sets off on a dynamic journey with more curious sonic colorings and embellishments—without needing vocals or lyrics …

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Emoji Beyoncé, How To Dress Well, Shit Robot and more in the music we tweeted this week

Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z: Drunk In Love Just when you thought a song featuring Beyoncé and her man Jay-Z couldn’t get any better, Austin-based filmmaker Jesse Hill proved the world wrong by creating an unofficial Emoji video for the power couple’s hit song “Drunk In Love.” Rife with everyone’s favorite way to pictorially express themselves, the video is the perfect pop culture complement to Beyoncé’s diary-like …