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The first full album from Suchmos, titled, “The Bay,” is just the kind of soundtrack you need for a Saturday night. The band’s name is adapted from Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, and “The Bay” gives a nod to the jazz legend with the kind of smooth beats and guitars that could fill one of Yokohama’s small jazz spots — it’s classic, but updated.

Disco-infused hip-hop opener “YMM” sounds like something Pharrell Williams might come up with, while the breezy acid jazz on “Gaga” oozes the effortless cool of Jamiroquai in his prime. Suchmos is good at crafting melodies that flow seamlessly from one verse to the next and “Miree,” with its carefree vibe, is a standout for this very reason.

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