Recommended: Corina Corina, Sudan Archives, Charlotte Day Wilson, Mishlawi, Jessica Lauren

In Rec­om­mend­ed today: clock in for anoth­er round with Cori­na Cori­na (pic­tured), glide from LA to North East Africa with Sudan Archives, drown your rela­tion­ship sor­rows with Char­lotte Day Wil­son and Mish­lawi, before get­ting back to the grind with Jes­si­ca Lau­ren’s afro­cen­tric rhythms.

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‘Bar$’ by Corina Corina

Who needs friends or bae when you’re get­ting that pay? Cori­na Cori­na sure doesn’t. This Brook­lyn singer-song­writer shows tremen­dous chops for pop-funk with ‘Bar$’. Any­body who’s work unso­cia­ble hours will crack a smile at her vers­es: “Look­ing for that extra pay, Clocked in on Valentine’s Day… I’ll keep pour­ing whisky if you give me all your green”. Over­time crew, can we get an “amen”?

‘Nont for Sale’ by Sudan Archives

Mul­ti-tal­ent­ed singer, pro­duc­er and vio­lin­ist Sudan Archives recent­ly released ‘Nont for Sale’, an astral ode to her North East African roots. Sudan released her self-titled debut last year, on Stones Throw. Her mix­ture of earth­ly vocals and sub­tle elec­tron­ic accom­pa­ni­ment brings Imani Cop­po­la, Kelsey Lu, and TheeSat­is­fac­tion to mind. Her sec­ond EP, titled Sink, is due on May 25.

‘Nothing New’ by Charlotte Day Wilson

Soul­ful chanteuse Char­lotte Day Wil­son returned recent­ly with a new EP, Stone Woman. ‘Noth­ing New’ offers more of the smoky, late-night mus­ings that Wil­son has cap­tured so well on CDW EP and her work with Bad­Bad­Not­Good.

‘All Night’ by Mishlawi

Not only is the hook on Mish­lawi’s ‘All Night’ one of the finest hooks we’ve heard in years, I might just be the finest pre­lude to tragedy since the open­ing of Romeo and Juli­et. Over its rhyth­mic Latin groove, It helps too that Tarik Mish­lawi dis­plays the cadence to go word-for-word with Drake or Lil Wayne. Got rela­tion­ship trou­ble? We rec­om­mend a steady dose of Mishlawi’s urban sor­rows to relieve your own.

‘Kofi Nomad’ by Jessica Lauren

The dri­ving per­cus­sion on Jes­si­ca Lau­ren’s ‘Kofi Nomad’ is the per­fect sound­track to ease you into laser-focused con­cen­tra­tion. As a key­boardist, she released a num­ber of solo albums, as well as lend­ing her skills to cel­e­brat­ed jazz acts, such as Jean Carne, Tom Browne, and Japan’s Unit­ed Future Organ­i­sa­tion. This hit of afro­cen­tric excel­lence is a sam­ple of her forth­com­ing LP, Almería (released on May 4, via Freestyle Records).

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Image: Bry­on Malik