M.I.A., “UNBREAK my Mixtape”: Somewhat of a departure for M.I.A., the latest track from the artist’s upcoming Matangi, out November 5th on Interscope, is a relatively downtempo pastiche that samples an old-school breakbeat, Blur’s “Tender,” and ’60s folksinger Karen Dalton.
Zero 7, “On My Own”: British electronic duo Zero 7 return from a four-year hiatus with the nine-minute “On My Own,” which should appeal to fans of Daft Punk’s recent Random Access Memories. The 12” single drops next week.
Holy Ghost!, “Okay”: Electro-pop duo Holy Ghost! premiered a new song, “Only,” on Rolling Stone this week. The synth-driven track will appear on the group’s sophomore effort, Dynamics, due September 10th.
Au Revoir Simone, “Crazy”: Brookyln dream-poppers Au Revoir Simone preview the long-awaited follow-up to 2009’s Still Night, Still Night with the sunny, guitar-driven “Crazy.” Their new album, Move in Spectrums, is expected on September 23rd.
Glasser, “Shape”: Cali singer-songwriter Cameron Mesirow follows up her 2010 debut, Ring, this October. The first taste is the mesmerizing “Shape.”
Roosevelt, “Elliot”: The title track from Roosevelt’s debut EP, out now, is described by the Cologne producer himself as “hazy, loved-up guitar pop.” “Elliot” is just as heady as that sounds, but it’s also a lot dancier.
Eric Sharp, “Time Drips”: “Time Drips,” the first track on Eric Sharp’s Sharp Cuts EP, out September 3rd, is a cool, deep-bass end-of-summer jam featuring Anna Lunoe.