Kacey Musgraves, star-crossed
Country-pop artist Kacey Musgraves, whose previous effort Golden Hour won the Grammy for Album of the Year, returns. star-crossed was written and recorded in the wake of Musgraves's divorce from Ruston Kelly. "I have to remind myself that that's one of the strongest things you can do is to be witness being vulnerable," she told Apple Music. "So just trying to lean into that, and all the emotions that come with that."
박혜진 Park Hye Jin, Before I Die
South Korean artist and producer 박혜진 Park Hye Jin has shared a number of stylistically distinct songs in the lead-up to Before I Die. There was the downbeat, Nujabes-esque production of "I Need You," the punk-infused trap of "Y DON'T U," a skittering house bop called "Let's Sing Let's Dance," and "Whatchu Doin Later," full of kick explosions and jazzy piano loops. Listen below and see how they stream into one another.
Low, HEY WHAT
King Krule, You Heat Me Up, You Cool Me Down
Deb Never, Where Have All The Flowers Gone? EP
The Los Angeles musician surfs the borders of SoundCloud rap, '90s indie rock, and bedroom pop, and future electro in her new eight-song project. Where Have All the Flowers Gone? boasts production from underground pop auteurs Jim-E-Stack and Jam City. Revisit her 2019 GEN F profile here.
Dawn, the debut album from West Memphis's Yebba, comes after years of remarkable collaborations. She shared the 2019 Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance with PJ Morton for "How Deep Is Your Love," sang for Mark Ronson on Late Night Feelings, and even worked with Drake on the song "Yebba's Heartbreak" on Certified Love Boy.