ZHU feat. Tame Impala: My Life

ZHU (aka Steven Zhu) hinted at a collaboration with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker a couple months back, and now “ My Life” has arrived. With plenty of synth chords and a four-to-the-floor beat, this track is somewhat straight-forward deep house, but it’s ZHU’s glossy production that takes the hazy track up a level.

Rihanna: Same Ol’ Mistakes

For those who don’t have a TIDAL subscription, Rihanna’s album ANTI is now available on Spotify. Whether you’re tearing down the highway to “Desperado” or grooving to the nostalgic, soulful “Love on the Brain” the tracks are delightfully diverse. It’s her rendition of Tame Impala’s “New Person, Same Old Mistakes” (from their most recent album Currents) that sticks immediately, despite the similarity in accompaniment. With …

Best of CH 2015: ListenUp

Musical highlights from our soundtrack to the year

This year, musicians protested through shouts and rhymes, exposed painful wounds, gave the middle finger to haters and, most of all, perfectly captured the essence of the here and now through their songs. In no particular order, here are 12 musical highlights from our soundtrack to 2015, including everything from uneasy electronica to acoustic tearjerkers. Revisit the songs we noted in our Listen section (updated …