Bob Dylan on Letterman, new music from Bilal and ActiveChild, and more in this week's musical round-up

Son Of Sun: Whispers (Soul Clap Remix) Boston-based DJs Soul Clap have been making feet move and hips grind with their ever-evolving explorations of funk, disco and house, and their strength lies in teasing out the dance potential lying dormant in other tracks. Their latest re-work is of the house track “Whispers,” from the little known production duo Son of Sun, adding an extra layer …

Bilal: Satellites

In his first record since 2013’s beautiful A Love Surreal, NYC-based singer/songwriter Bilal is set to release In Another Life on 30 June. From the Adrian Younge-produced album (which will feature Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T. and Kimbra) comes the lead single “Satellites”—a psychedelic-tinged track complete with jazzy organs and Bilal’s vulnerable, soulful vocals over a breakbeat rhythm.


Ratatat comes back, Rihanna songwriter Bibi Bourelly's debut, a #TBT by Common and more in this week's music round-up

Common feat. Mary J Blige: Come Close Our #TBT this week, taking us back to 2002, is “Come Close,” Common’s gentle serenade for true love featuring R&B queen Mary J. Blige. Both artists—along with No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, and even a couple of K-Pop stars—donated their time to perform for free at this past weekend’s Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, which took place …