When visiting the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, it’s customary to perform a cover song. Lizzo’s choice was “Unholy,” the massive and historic Sam Smith/Kim Petras hit that became culture-war fodder after Smith and Petras performed it with a campy/spooky devil theme at the Grammys. Lizzo’s take on “Unholy” is quite different: In the Live Lounge, she subbed out the track’s hulking dance-pop machinery in favor of an ultra-pro live band feel. There was also a flute solo, naturally. Watch below.
Terrace Martin – “Snooze” (SZA Cover)
Last month, producer Terrace Martin put out a new album as Dinner Party, his collaboration with Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington. Martin’s most recent solo album was 2021’s DRONES, and today he’s announcing a new full-length, Fine Tune, which is scheduled to be released next month. Its lead single is an instrumental interpretation of SZA’s […]
Squid – “The Blades”
Next month, UK outfit Squid are releasing a new album, O Monolith, the follow-up to their 2021 debut Bright Green Field. They announced it back in February with “Swing (In A Dream),” and in April they circled back with “Undergrowth.” Today, Squid are sharing “The Blades,” which is accompanied by a video by director Kasper […]
Allegra Krieger – “Nothing In This World Ever Stays Still”
The New York City-based singer/songwriter Allegra Krieger has announced a new album, I Keep My Feet On The Fragile Plane, her follow-up to last year’s Precious Thing and her first for Double Double Whammy. She once again produced it with Luke Temple and today she’s sharing its lead single, the slippery and shifting “Nothing In […]