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New music from Sampha, Australia's Tkay Maidza, Bon Iver and more in our musical round-up

Bat for Lashes: Joe’s Dream For anyone who has yet to give Bat for Lashes’ recently released wedding-themed album The Bride a listen, the official video for “Joe’s Dream” offers lovely, haunting insight. In the video, Natasha Khan sings and slowly strums upon her guitar amidst a gossamer backdrop. The album (intended to be the soundtrack for a film Khan hopes to make about a …

Tkay Maidza feat. Killer Mike: Carry On

Ever since releasing the infectious “U-Huh” back in 2014, Tkay Maidza has frequently popped up on our office speakers. Now the Australian singer/rapper has announced that her long-awaited debut album will be released 28 October, and offered up the lead track from it. “Carry On” features Run The Jewels’ Killer Mike (who said Maidza is Australia’s “biggest rising star” last year) and it’s just as …

Tkay Maidza: M.O.B.

Last year, we fell for the Australian rapper, singer and producer Tkay Maidza—courtesy of her track “U-Huh.” Now the 19-year-old has returned with “M.O.B.” (aka Money Over Bitches) and a sweet animated music video made in collaboration with Adult Swim. Featuring her now-trademark meticulous (yet seemingly effortless) lyrics with EDM flourishes, “M.O.B.” is a letter in song form to her future self: work hard and …