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Songs on the verge

Our staff picks the next big singles from Teyana Taylor, She & Him, Idle Worship, and others

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1. TEYANA TAYLOR, ”Google Me”
Sassy teenage Pharrell prodigy boasts big, backs it up.

2. SHE & HIM, ”Why Do You Let Me Stay Here”
Indie crooner M. Ward + actress/singer/pixie Zooey Deschanel = one delightful country-pop ditty.

3. KATHLEEN EDWARDS, ”Buffalo”
Gorgeous piano stunner from the gifted Canadian folkie.

4. SANTOGOLD, ”L.E.S. Artistes”
Downtown cool filtered through spare, ragga-inspired backbeats.

5. HERCULES AND LOVE AFFAIR, ”Blind”
Indelible, horn-addled electro for the masses.

6. IDLE WARSHIP, ”Industry Diary”
Rapper Talib Kweli and songstress Res take down the music biz, create superhot cut.

7. APES & ANDROIDS, ”Riverside”
Ambitious psych epic rife with squiggles and tambourines.

8. RAFTER, ”Love Time Now Please”
Floaty, horn-filled kook-rock pastiche from the San Diego-based Friend of Sufjan.

9. ELF POWER, ”Spiral Stairs”
Longtime Athens, Ga., collective produce pretty piece of jangle-pop fuzz.

10. SEAN GARRETT, ”Grippin”’
Atlanta hip-hopper enlists Ludacris for sweet, synth-driven come-on. — Compiled and written by Leah Greenblatt