The 5 best new songs you can stream right now

This week, Lorde and The xx remixed tracks from their respective 2017 albums, and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij released his first solo album.

Here are the 5 best songs from the past week that you can stream right now:

The xx -- 'On Hold (Jamie xx Remix)'

The xx's 2016 single 'On Hold' found the English trio sampling Hall & Oates to forge the most upbeat and accessible song of its career. In a new remix of the song, Jamie xx, the band's producer, breaks the track down into fragments and recombines them in the form of a jittery and electric house track.

Ariel Pink -- 'I Wanna Be Young'

Sounding like an unhinged, lo-fi Steely Dan, psych-pop artist Ariel Pink waxes nostalgic on the funk-influenced 'I Wanna Be Young,' a standout track from his 11th studio album, 'Dedicated to Bobby Jameson.'

Rostam -- 'Don't Let It Get To You'

The ex-Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij's first solo LP 'Half-Light' doesn't come anywhere near the greatness of his former group's three albums, but his song 'Don't Let It Get To You' does show flashes of that same pop-rock brilliance.

King Krule -- 'Dum Surfer'

English singer-songwriter Archy Marshall (King Krule) seems to channel The Clash, one of Britain's great punk-rock bands, on 'Dum Surfer,' an emphatic track with hazy, guitar-led production and a surrealist music video.

Lorde -- 'Homemade Dynamite - Remix' (feat. Khalid, Post Malone & SZA)

New Zealand pop singer Lorde recruits three of modern R&B's most idiosyncratic artists -- Khalid, Post Malone, and SZA -- for a slightly more tolerable and dynamic take on her 'Melodrama' song 'Homemade Dynamite.'

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