Tune into this week's hottest tracks with the Notion Now playlist, featuring SBTRKT, Lava La Rue, Amaarae and more.


Today marks the highly anticipated return of producer superstar SBTRKT, whose new album ‘The Rat Road’ signals a remarkable new era. “NO INTENTION” sees him maintaining a collaborative reverence, enlisting LEILAH and her menacing elegance.

“Renegade” by Lava La Rue

Lava La Rue continues her psychedelic pursuit on “Renegade”. Signed to Dirty Hit, the record label home of beabadoobee and Mac Wetha, the proud west Londoner has quickly become a vital voice in British music; this track will only take them to new heights.

“Co-Star” by Amaarae

Polymathic artist Amaarae returns with the kaleidoscopic new single “Co-Star”. Lacing the beat with elements of ama piano and afro house, the Ghanian-American remains imaginative in an important period of her career, where she’s building up to release a highly anticipated new album.

“Enough” by Fred Again.., Brian Eno

Just when you thought Fred Again..’s stardom had peaked, he releases a collaborative album with Brian Eno on Four Tet’s Text Records label. This isn’t the first time they’ve worked together either; the pair first met at a local choir group in 2009. “Enough” is a compelling listen, laced with Brian’s irresistible tones.

“Money” by Lola Young

Writing songs from the age of 11, Lola Young’s music is made with a maturity you’d expect after a decade long passion pursuit. Bruised with tenderness, "Money” is a guitar-led track brimming with emotion.

“Crash and Burn” by 49th & Main

School friends 49th & Main have been on a rapid rise since they captured minds with the bonafide earworm “Catching Eyes”. Since, they’ve developed a distinctive indie-pop sound, which is in full effect on “Crash and Burn”.

“iPray” by Jords, Wretch 32, Miles from Kinshasa, Mrs Chambers

Jords’ latest single is a star-studded journey of realignment. Miles from Kinshasa’s hook is particularly potent, adding density to the hard-hitting lyricism of fellow features and the “Glide” rapper himself.

“Kenneth” by Little Dragon

Little Dragon reach for their funkadelic bag on “Kenneth”, spilling soulful bass licks into a pool of Yukimi Nagano’s signature inflections.

“See Me” by Sam Tompkins

“I’ve never been confident” sings Sam Tompkins on the opening line of his new single “See Me”. Making music for fans with a relatable honesty, the track taps into his own vulnerabilities in the hope of making people feel more secure about themselves.

“My Bills” by Riton, FEYI

Riton’s era defining club music takes a new direction with help from Nigerian-American vocalist FEYI. One for the Creamfields crew, “My Bills” is a goofy electro-house heater made with festival soundsystems in mind.

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