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From a disco-influenced alt-pop tune to an unexpected St Vincent cameo, our favorite new releases

Jay Som: Tenderness This delightful bit of indie and bedroom pop will appear on LA-based Jay Som’s forthcoming album, Anak Ko (out 23 August). It starts off simply—filtered vocals with drums and guitar—and Som is the star until the track breaks open and rhythmic bass and psych-influenced ambience pours out. The Weird Life-directed video provides a visual portrayal of the track’s sonic essence, too. A …

Wilco: Love Is Everywhere (Beware)

From Wilco’s forthcoming album, Ode to Joy (out 4 October), “Love Is Everywhere (Beware)” is a sprawling and steady folk song with lots to love. “Right now I’m frightened how love is here / beware / our love is everywhere,” the band’s frontman, Jeff Tweedy, sings atop jubilant guitar riffs. In a statement to announce the track, album and coinciding tour, Tweedy says, “There must …

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New music by Shabazz Palaces, M83, Wilco and more this week

Jamila Woods feat. Chance the Rapper: LSD Jamila Woods’ soulful single “LSD,” which features fellow Chicago native Chance the Rapper, has received an official music video—and the team behind the visually stunning spot happens to be aspiring filmmakers from Chicago Public Schools who entered through an open call. Winner Ashley Huicochea, from Prosser Career Academy, directed the video, building a thoughtful, bright narrative between a …