“Mélusine” is the ageless, enchanting title track to the forthcoming album from New York City’s Cécile McLorin Salvant. Its songs sung in French, Occitan, English, and Haitian Kreyol, it’s out on March 24th courtesy of Nonesuch Records. Pre-orders for CD and vinyl versions are available both from them and from Bandcamp.
Marie Dahlstrøm: “A Good Life”
London’s Marie Dahlstrøm has just announced the release of her second album A Good Life, and this is its easygoing, buoyant and unruffled title track. Streaming links for it are right here, while the LP arrives on May 22nd care of her own JFH Records.
Alice Auer: “Greek Street”
Sweetly reflective, refined and effortlessly romantic, “Greek Street” is the timelessly-written and silkily-sung brand-new single from London’s Alice Auer. Out now through Young Poet, streaming links for it are right here, and it’s also on Bandcamp.
Marta Del Grandi: “Somebody New”
Milanese musician Marta Del Grandi has just today released her debut album Until We Fossilize, and its “Somebody New” is a softly-sympathetic, soul-searching and sonorous escape. Out through the courtesy of Fire Records, you can buy CD, vinyl and digital versions of it both from their webstore and from Bandcamp now.
Sara Serpa: “Night”
Originally from Lisbon, Sara Serpa is a musician and composer living in Harlem, and “Night” — her new single — is an interstellar psalm beamed through wine-colored skies. The track features lyrics from Nigerian author Emmanuel Iduma, and it’s taken from her forthcoming Intimate Strangers LP. Released through Biophilia Records on December 3rd, you can pre-order that now from Bandcamp.
Charlotte Dos Santos: “Patience”
Norwegian producer, singer and musician Charlotte Dos Santos has just and kindly shared her latest single “Patience”, baroque, modern and fluid jazz with a hopeful, hospitable warmth. Out courtesy of Because Music, you can find various streaming links for it right here.
Nala Sinephro: “Space 3”
Nala Sinephro is a jazz composer and musician based in London, and her “Space 3” tumbles quickly and gracefully with a fluid futurism. It’s taken from her Space 1.8 LP, one she releases through Warp Records on September 3rd. You can order vinyl and digital editions of it either from their webstore or from Bandcamp now. Via Les inRocks.
An understated epic, multi-phased and rivetingly told, “Everything Is Slow Motion” is the mystically-unfolding, confident and expertly-edited new single from Oakland’s Mia Pixley. You can stream it on Soundcloud now, and her Margaret in the Wild LP arrives on July 23
Olivia Dean: “Slowly”
Plain spoken and humane, “Slowly” is open and honest both musically and lyrically. It’s the heartfelt, exquisite new single from East London’s Olivia Dean, and you can find streaming links for it here. Meanwhile her new EP Growth will be released on July 30th. Via DIY.