In many homes across the country, quarantine has meant revisiting old movies, TV shows, and songs. But there has also been some fresh magic in the air, music-wise. Included are new singles from established acts such as Twenty One Pilots and Frank Ocean, along with exciting releases from artists you might not have heard of, like Tora and Mustafa the Poet.

So, as my friend Vinnie used to say, pull up a chair, take your mind off, and listen to this playlist.

Jeff Pollack, a film and television producer and music executive, disseminates Pollack Music Essentials each week