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Dijon: coogie With “coogie,” LA-based artist Dijon (aka Dijon Duenas) returns with his first new music in two years. The gentle track was crafted with Mk.gee (aka Michael Gordon) and Andrew Sarlo, and features Dijon’s trademark tender, vulnerable vocals. With scattered percussion and at-times muffled guitar, the song possesses a meandering, improvisational nature that ebbs and flows effortlessly. Of the track, Dijon tweeted: “made a …

Christine and the Queens: To Be Honest

The lead single from the upcoming album Paranoïa, Angels, True Love by Christine and the Queens (the project helmed by Héloïse Letissier, aka Redcar or Chris), “To Be Honest” is a synth-pop ballad that begins gently and builds dramatically until the very end. “This new record is the second part of an operatic gesture that also encompassed 2022’s Redcar les adorables étoiles,” Chris explains in …


The cult-followed singer-songwriter Caroline Polachek’s second album, DESIRE, I WANT TO TURN INTO YOU, continues the artist’s synth-inflected, techno-take on pop with more wailing, sunny instrumentation and attitude. Pressed onto a metallic copper vinyl, the LP includes the tracks “Bunny Is A Rider,” “Welcome To My Island” and “Billions,” and features collaborations with Grimes and Dido.