BIIANCO: that’s what friends are for

Released as a Black Mirror: Bandersnatch-like interactive video (and as a more straight-forward narrative film embedded below) that everyone can play for free, LA-based producer and singer-songwriter BIIANCO’s “that’s what friends are for” empowers as it engages listeners. Zombies, each of whom represents a toxic ex-relationship, populate the choose-your-own-adventure game and must be navigated to reach the track’s vibrant conclusion.

Andra Day: Phone Dies

Andra Day (aka Cassandra Monique Batie) teamed up with Anderson .Paak for “Phone Dies,” a soulful, samba-tinged, genre-blending tune that builds effortlessly over four minutes. Her rich vocals and .Paak’s polished production work together to create big summertime energy.

Fiona Apple: Love More (Sharon Van Etten cover)

Releasing 16 April, epic Ten is an anniversary double-LP including Sharon Van Etten’s 2010 album, epic, and a complementary album featuring seven covers by the likes of Lucinda Williams, Shamir, Courtney Barnett with Vagabon, Big Red Machine and others. Revealed today, the final track, “Love More” finds Fiona Apple imparting a warmth and humanity into an already beloved Van Etten ballad. epic Ten: the accompanying documentary and concert will …