Music For Psychedelic Therapy

Timed to match the length of a ketamine high, Music for Psychedelic Therapy, Jon Hopkins’ sixth studio album, was crafted to enhance and guide trips. It unfurls and floats between synths and field recordings of birds, waterfalls and other forest sounds, creating a delicate spatial soundtrack. Whether embarking on a hallucinogenic journey or in pursuit of mindful moments, this vinyl LP (which also comes with a digital download) …

Jessica Winter: Funk This Up

Jessica Winter shares a glimpse of her upcoming EP Limerence with the new single “Funk This Up.” The catchy, ’80s-inflected pop song grooves upon hard synths, haunting falsettos and heavy breathing. Lyrically, it sees the artist and producer conversing with herself as she oscillates between opposing identities, which the accompanying Ella Margolin-directed music video delightfully captures, as it becomes as unconventional as the banger.

Q: Stereo Driver

Singer, songwriter and producer Q (aka Q Steven Marsden) returns with “Stereo Driver,” his first single since his debut breakout album, The Shave Experiment. Opening with compressed drums, synths and Q’s smooth vocals professing love, the track sounds like it came straight from the ’80s—if it weren’t for hints of contemporary R&B and funky bass. All these elements make the song a transcendent, rich, timeless jam. …