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Jasmine Albertson
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Héloïse Letissier is back with a new Christine and the Queens album. Titled Chris, the album is due for arrival on September 21 through Because Music. Today, she’s shared both an English and French version of album single “Doesn’t Matter.” Both songs are accompanied by the same video, directed by Colin Solal Cardo that focuses on Letissier and a male dancer in an abandoned parking lot. Chris follows 2014’s Chaleur Humaine. Catch Christine and the Queens at Showbox SoDo on Tuesday, October 23. [ Pitchfork ]




Toro Y Moi and Atlanta rapper Rome Fortune have released a joint EP titled Toro Y Rome Vol. 1. The two have collaborated regularly in the past for songs “Boo Mobile II,” “Leotard,” “Long Days,” “Pitch Black” and “Benjiminz.” Last week, they released “Hoodrich Diso,” which is included on Toro Y Rome Vol. 1. Toro Y Moi's last album was 2017's Boo Boo while Rome Fortune released his debut full-length Jerome Raheem Fortune in 2016. [ Stereogum ]

New Zealand musician Marlon Williams has shared a live video performing his song “Make Way For Love” with The Pou Tiriao Singers. The song is the title track from his recently-released sophomore album. The clip sees Williams and the 10-piece choir in the studio, with Williams on acoustic guitar. Williams previously shared videos for “Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore,” “What’s Chasing You,” and “Come To Me” from Make Way For Love. [ Under The Radar ]


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