Do the wa­tusi to the month’s best in­die rock, rap and space jams.

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1 KURT VILE LOAD­ING ZONES

Com­ing over not un­like Johnny Marr un­der the in­flu­ence of Gimme Shel­ter, Vile (above) nar­rates an am­bigu­ous ru­mi­na­tion on small town life. Bodes well for a new LP. Find It: stream­ing ser­vices

2 CY­PRESS HILL BAND OF GYP­SIES

With an Ara­bic voice talk­ing about hashish, a Mid­dle East­ern hip hop hy­brid finds the West Coast rap crew in spine-tin­gling ef­fect. Find It: stream­ing ser­vices

3 BACO RHYTHM & STEEL BAND I THING

A funk-driven steel band cov­er­ing Amerie’s 2005 R&B hit, which in turn sam­pled The Me­ters’ cover of Oh! Cal­cutta!? Un­real! Find It: stream­ing ser­vices

4 SLEAFORD MODS GAL­LOWS HILL Vi­sions of the hang-’em-all past

Find It: un­der the ur­ban pre­sent, to stripped, op­pressed punk hop. stream­ing ser­vices

5 ANA DA SILVA AND PHEW DARK BUT BRIGHT

Rain­coats gui­tar/voice meets the Ja­panese avant-singer for nearly eight min­utes of puls­ing, spa­tial sound art. From their LP Is­lands. Find It: Sound­Cloud

6 CAVE SAN’ YAGO

From the Chicago space-jam­mers’ new al­bum All­ways, a rolling jazz/rock head-charger with added psych-cho­rale and Roland 303 bass ma­chine. Find It: dragc­ity.com

7 PARCELS LIGHTENUP

From Aus­tralia via Paris, Eau de Cologne’d smooth disco-yacht which grooves end­lessly into Daft Punk’s exclusive cham­pagne room of the mind. Cool jazz flute too. Find It: Sound­Cloud

8 IN­TER­NA­TIONAL TEACH­ERS OF POP AF­TER DARK

The Moon­land­ingz side project pre­sent pump­ing Bobby O-style retro-elec­tro for those who find them­selves sin­gle, at night. Find It: Sound­Cloud

9 MATT BERRY WILDTRAK The BBC kids’ na­ture show mu­sic, reimag­ined with break­beats.

From Berry’s circa 1980 TV mem­oir, Tele­vi­sion Themes. Find It: Sound­Cloud

10 BLUE OR­CHIDS INCANDESCENT AR­TILLERY

Fall co-founder Martin Bramah’s band her­ald Oc­to­ber’s new LP Right­eous Har­mony Fist. Rol­lick­ing, ob­du­rate and or­gan-driven, with much scrab­ble and twang. Find It: Sound­Cloud

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