The closer on The Blueprint 3 is an epic in the same vein as Beach Chair. Kanye West updates the immortal pop standard from Alphaville, with Mr. Hudson resinging the lyrics, leaving Jay-Z to contemplate his legacy.

Jay-Z - Young Forever ft. Mr. Hudson
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Antony and the Johnsons first started covering this Beyonce song a couple of years ago during their shows. This studio recorded version came out recently.

Antony and the Johnsons - Crazy in Love
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The Gossip vocalist Beth Ditto delivers elegantly on this cut from Temporary Pleasure, the second album from British production duo Simian Mobile Disco. In stores since a couple of weeks back.

Simian Mobile Disco ft. Beth Ditto - Cruel Intentions
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Little Dragon gained recognition with their self-titled debut, with songs like the amazing Twice, and their forthcoming album Machine Dreams is really taking their sound and production to new heights. It's out next week.

Little Dragon - Feather
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Felix Da Housecat came up in Chicago during the emergence of house music in the eighties, and contributed his share to the scene during its second wave. In the nineties he found mainstream success as a pioneer of the electroclash movement. Still active as a dj and producer, he did the Essential Mix at Radio 1 yesterday, made a mixtape with Diddy recently, and is releasing his new album He Was King next week.

Felix Da Housecat - Kickdrum
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Neon Indian - Deadbeat Summer
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Neon Indian - 6669 (I Don't Know If You Know)
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About three years ago, before Justin Vernon released his celebrated For Emma, Forever Ago under the Bon Iver moniker, he started collaborating with Collections of Colonies of Bees. They have since recorded an album together as Volcano Choir called Unmap. The first single came out a few days ago, and the album is expected on September 22.

Volcano Choir - Island, IS
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The invincible trio formed by Clipse and their long-time collaborator, fellow Virginian Pharrell, has been making records about pushing keys and flossing for ten years now, and it never seems to get old. This is the new video for I'm Good. Till the Casket Drops, the brothers' third album, will be out on October 20.

Clipse - I'm Good
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Clipse ft. Kanye West - Kinda Like a Big Deal
Clipse - Road to Till the Casket Drops (mixtape)
Kanye West, Pharrell, Lupe Fiasco & Pusha T - Everyone Nose Remix (video)


This new romantic tune from the Gully God of dancehall came out a couple of days ago. Stephen McGregor, also known as Di Genius, did production. The latest album Mr. Brooks...A Better Tomorrow has been out since March.

Mavado - Gyal Ben Ova
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Bat for Lashes has been known to release symbolic and evocative videos, and this latest one for third single Sleep Alone is no exception. Two Suns will probably still be in my top five when this year is over.

Bat for Lashes - Pearl's Dream (video)
Bat for Lashes - Daniel (video)
Bat for Lashes - Glass
Bat for Lashes - What's a Girl to Do? (video)