Teen Dreams: Imaginary Love

Teen Dreams—a collaborative act composed of Icelandic recording artists Sin Fang, Sóley and Örvar Smárason (of múm and FM Belfast)—return with “Imaginary Love,” an endearing, atmospheric dream-pop track. Each musician’s contribution adds layers to the warm melody. It’s the first of 12 singles to be released from them this year; one per month in 2021.

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Syd: Fin Syd (member of The Internet and associate of Odd Future) never disappoints and her debut solo album Fin is sublime from beginning to end. From the slightly dark, bubbly “Body” to the sexy “Got Her Own,” the record smoothly slips from spacey to woozy and seductive—complemented by Syd’s effortlessly sultry vocals. With robotic sounds and synths blending with ’90s-tinged R&B influences, this entire …

Sin Fang, Sóley + Örvar Smárason: Random Haiku Generator

Icelandic musicians Sin Fang, sóley and Örvar Smárason (of Múm) have announced that they’ll be releasing a collaborative track at the end of every month during 2017. The first, “Random Haiku Generator,” carries an almost mystical balladry. Electronic flourishes complement all three vocalists as the lyrics—described as “a confusing commentary on modern life”—impart a complex but beautiful gravity.