Perfume Genius kicks off the spring with a new album filled with bittersweet, slinky pop. Newcomer Billy Raffoul reinvigorates old-school rock, adding his own rough edge with a debut single. Electronic dance duo Galantis finds a smooth, minimalist groove in “Hunter.” Singer-songwriter Emily Warren — who has written songs for big-name stars like the Chainsmokers and Fifth Harmony — comes into her own on “Hurt By You.” And singer-rapper Russ finally releases an album composed of casually infectious R&B vibes.
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