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Two kid dancers groove in tune to Vulfpeck, plus new music from Die Antwoord, Sleigh Bells, Poolside

Poolside: And The Sea Put a paper umbrella in your cocktail and dip your feet in the water; Poolside’s new jam “And The Sea” is made for summertime. The LA-based duo’s self-proclaimed “daytime disco” brand of music (their take on Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon” is a must-listen) is tropical and breezy—and this new track delightfully follows suit. Something we expect to hear on an island …

Sleigh Bells: Hyper Dark

While there might be echoes of “Infinity Guitars” in the intro, Sleigh Bells’ new track “Hyper Dark” proves to be a divergence from their regular programming. There’s lush space around Alexis Krauss’ soft and forlorn vocals, while the moody bass line and glittery synths lend the song a bittersweet but almost sinister vibe. In addition to releasing the rowdier single “Rule Number One” last month, …

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Dave Harrington's disco dub of Hall & Oates, Joanna Newsom's live harp skills, new Sleigh Bells and more in this week's music

Joanna Newsom: Leaving the City Oftentimes, a live performance not only reveals the true wonders of a musician’s talent but also affirms their creative prowess with evidence of the hand (or voice). With her televised performance of “Leaving the City,” songstress Joanna Newsom demonstrates her sheer versatility. From vocals sailing through the ether—somewhere between Bjork and Kate Bush—to lyrics delivered with emotional resonance and a …