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Jazzy hip-hop, trippy avant-pop, moody R&B and more new music from the week

Rejjie Snow: Arigato Irish artist Rejjie Snow’s new track “Arigato” shape-shifts several times over its five minutes. Incorporating jazz elements, spacey bleeps, soaring synths and a sample of The Voices of East Harlem’s “Giving Love,” the three-piece suite conveys a lounge energy—thanks in part to the rapper’s laidback, effortless rhymes. DAVIE: Express New York-based recording artist DAVIE’s third single off his recently released All in the …

Charli XCX feat. Christine and the Queens + Caroline Polachek: New Shapes

Charli XCX has officially announced her upcoming album Crash (out 18 March) and from it released “New Shapes” featuring French singer-songwriter Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Adélaïde Letissier) and NYC-based artist Caroline Polachek. The glittery, ’80s pop-inflected track features plenty of synths, over which the three singers trade verses. The album will include cameos by Lotus IV, Rina Sawayama, Oneohtrix Point Never, Jon Shave …

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A haunting cover of a disco hit, imaginative avant-pop, transportive folk and more new music

Lotic: Come Unto Me Otherworldly and genre-bending, “Come Unto Me” by Lotic (aka Berlin-based, Texas-raised artist J’Kerian Morgan) will appear on her upcoming album Water, following her 2018 debut called Power. The tension-filled track invokes elements of countless styles (from industrial techno to R&B and avant-pop) to create something entirely unique. The accompanying video, directed by Matt Lambert, is equally magical. On the visuals, Lotic …