Róisín Murphy: Mastermind

Considering the inimitable Róisín Murphy took an eight-year pause between 2007’s Overpowered and last year’s Mercury Prize-nominated Hairless Toys, fans are surely thrilled to be averaging an album a year right now. The Irish singer/songwriter/producer has just announced her fourth solo album Take Her Up To Monto which is due out this July, and from it comes the new song “Mastermind.” The track begins with …

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Singers Nao and Flo Morrissey show off their distinctive vocals, J Dilla lives on in a new Slum Village album and more in new music this week

Major Lazer feat. Wild Belle: Be Together Since debuting their album Peace is the Mission at the Grammys this February, Major Lazer (created by record producer Diplo) has had a big 2015. While their album is already widely known for the single “Lean On,” featuring MØ & DJ Snake, the group recently released “Be Together” featuring Wild Belle. It’s a slow-burning track that’s being described …

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Beats by Georgia Anne Muldrow and Shit Robot to philosophical musings by Alan Watts in our picks for music this week

Shit Robot feat. Reggie Watts: Where It’s At Irish DJ and DFA Records regular Shit Robot (aka Marcus Lambkin) collaborates once again with the talented Reggie Watts for the single “Where It’s At.” Watts pokes fun at the historic Chicago dance genre by articulating words and phrases in a melodramatic, sexy voice over Lambkin’s gritty house beats, and throwing in a few catchy choruses. Mixed …