SZA feat. Phoebe Bridgers: Ghost in The Machine

Five years since her masterful debut album, CTRL, singer-songwriter SZA (aka Solána Rowe) returns with her highly anticipated SOS. The 23-track album (which features contributions from Don Toliver, Travis Scott, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and more) is saturated in the artist’s trademark elixir, blending R&B and lo-fi beats with countless genres to create a satisfying melange. Perhaps the most anticipated song from the album, the introspective …

Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Musicality

Whether a fan of R&B or rock, hip-hop, alt-pop, punk, jazz or soul, there's a present for all music-lovers

Music inspires, motivates, soothes and thrills us. It’s an emissary of memories. Whether sharing our favorite songs, looking for records, testing headphones and speakers, playing instruments or reading about a beloved band, there are no limits to the pleasure of being in love with music. Inside our Musicality gift guide, you will find everything from record box-sets to turntables, merch, biographies and more—chosen for those …

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A dazzling duet, a breakup bop, an unexpected music video and more from the week

Charlotte Dos Santos: Hello Hello Brazilian-Norwegian artist Charlotte Dos Santos weaves samba, bossa nova, jazz, synths and R&B together for her debut album, MORFO, a dazzling project about love, ancestry and transformation. Its first track, “Hello Hello,” is a breakup bop, blending sensuous Latin-inspired percussion with Dos Santos’ ethereal vocals. Sonically and conceptually layered, the single perfectly encapsulates the album’s enchanting complexity as a whole. Wilco: A …