The UK star combines dance floor know-how with glossy pop on an adventurous LP. An unreal and often punishing mix of jungle, drum & bass and footwork makes for one of 2020's best club records. Discwoman and Allergy Season's inspired charity compilation captures some of the most exciting sounds in electronic music right now.
The Silk HourWoozy and excitable ballroom-R&B fusions from a Montréal artist to watch.
Nídia's mix of dark and light remains singular in the Lisbon scene.
Self-releasedMutant pop and club sounds from Portugal's queer underground.
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An hour-long mixtape, inspired by "sci-fi pirate radio," underlines Arca's playful personality. The artist's father was a guerrilla general in the Angolan civil war. Through "rough kuduro," he tells his family's complex history. The music is 180 BPM. The style calls itself "crazy." Even as other club music styles accelerate, will this overtake them all?