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In Notion Now: Week 33, hear songs from spill tab, Stefflon Don and Ms Banks, NSG, Jungle, Pip Millett, Aitch, Digga D, ArrDee and more.
"Indecisive (feat. Tommy Genesis)" by spill tab
French-Korean-American artist, spill tab, releases her dizzying high-energy track "Indecisive (feat.) Tommy Genesis)". With irresistibly fast drums and bullet speed vocals to match, the track is an explosive listen from start to finish.
"Petite" by NSG
Fresh from the success of tracks "Colonizer" and "DRUNK GUITAR, East-London six-piece NSG are back with "Petite", a late summer contender that is bound to be all over social media - and the dancefloor - soon. '"Petite" is a perfect representation of who we are, as you know, a collective of Area Boyz, the life of the party. You get me. This song defines and symbolises PARTY. “Shake it baby, don’t break it!!” You know what I’m saying?! We are the life of the party!'
"Centre of the Universe" by Charlotte OC
Charlotte OC gets deep on her new single "Centre of the Universe". Tapping into her inner child, Charlotte reveals the moment of realisation upon discovery of her own mortality. She explained: "When I was younger (13), I was convinced that the world had been made for me and I was the lead character...I remember thinking that I would somehow dodge death, again because I was so special...nothing can touch me...I had to realise that I wasn't special, I wasn’t the lead , everybody is the same and I certainly wasn’t going to somehow not die. When I did get my head around it, I felt myself becoming more empathetic and just a better person."
"She Loves Me" by DJ Seinfeld & Stella Explorer
Malmö based producer, DJ Seinfeld, shares "She Loves Me" from his upcoming album 'Mirrors', featuring dreamy vocals from fellow Swede Stella Explorer. Stella Explorer elaborates on the collab: "The fine line between self affirmation and paranoia is alluring to me. And in music it's always present. It's deceptive, and lyrics can change meaning at any time."
"Lavish" by JGrrey & Finn Askew
South London artist, JGrrey teams up with Finn Askew to deliver "Lavish". The track's mellow, hazy production layered with JGrrey's silky vocals make it the perfect track to add to your end of summer playlist.
"Sad Girls" by Pip Millett & Gaidaaa
One of the UK's most compelling voices in the R&B scene, Pip Millett collaborates with Dutch-Sudanese singer Gaidaa on the stunning track "Sad Girls" off her highly anticipated EP 'Motion Sick'. We've got this one on repeat.
"16" by BAYLI
Up-and-coming Brooklyn singer-songwriter, BAYLI, shares her new single "16". The lyrics are a poetic dedication to her late mother, showcasing BAYLI's knack for penning catchy, but also soul-baring tracks.
"Something Sentimental" by Mathilda Homer
Written at a kitchen table in Manchester, Mathilda Homer's "Something Sentimental" explores the all too relatable notion of losing someone but staying with them for sentimental reasons. The song itself embodies this feeling of nostalgia, with echoing guitar, Homer's heartfelt lyricism and husky vocals.
"INFERNO" by Bella Poarch & Sub Urban
TikTok sensation Bella Poarch shares her track "INFERNO", alongside hell-like visuals featuring a star-studded cast. The track, which is the second single from Bella's upcoming album, grapples with her experience of sexual assault. “As a victim of sexual assault, this song and video mean a lot to me,” Poarch wrote in a pinned comment under the video. “This is something I haven’t been ready to share with you just yet. It’s very hard for me to talk about. But I’m ready now.”
"All Of The Time" by Jungle
Electronic duo, Jungle, release their new single "All Of The Time", a multi-layered, funky track exploring 'loss and spirituality, the passing of time and the feeling of growing apart from someone close to you.'
"GSD" by Aitch
Manchester rapper, Aitch, has dropped his new track "GSD". According to Aitch's socials, the track was created after googling "Aitch type beat". In true Aitch fashion, he deftly delivers suave bars on women, money and more.
"Wasted" by Digga D & ArrDee
After teasing the track on socials, Digga finally reveals the highly-anticipated "Wasted" featuring Brighton's ArrDee. The track samples T2 and Jodie Aysha's hit "Heartbroken", revamping this instantly recognisable classic with their own flow and style.
"Dip" by Stefflon Don & Ms Banks
Two icons on the scene, British-Jamaican rapper Stefflon Don, and British-Nigerian rapper Ms Banks reveal their infectious collab "Dip". Coming with their own distinct styles, but working together seamlessly, the track is everything you would expect it to be from these two powerhouses.
"Tonsillitis" by Michael Aldag
Liverpool alt-pop singer-songwriter, Michael Aldag, has unleashed "Tonsillitis" - a deeply personal, piano led track that chronicles the disintegration of a relationship.
"No Love" by Sainte & Miraa May
Sainté collaborates with Miraa May on the chilled "No Love", a track touching on self-preservation, love and heartbreak, showcasing their complementing talents. Sainté's flow and vocals suit the track's more relaxed vibe while Miraa May brings her soulful signature to the song.
"2nd Nature" by Kara Marni
London artist Kara Marni releases her single "2nd Nature" and announces her forthcoming EP State of Mine, ushering in a new era for the artist. Written by Kara herself, the anthem is fearless, sensual and feel good, describing the feeling of wanting to be so intertwined with your partner, you are almost part of their skin. It's a good one!
"Free The Mind (feat. Jvck James)" by Darrell Cole & Kojey Radical
Taken from Darrell Cole's newly dropped EP, 'Return On Investment', the EP title and artwork pay homage to his Sierra Leone heritage, which Cole acknowledges as hugely inspirational throughout his journey as an artist and beyond. Reflected in the artwork is the Cotton Tree, also known as a Kapok Tree, a historic symbol of Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone.