- Words Notion Staff
- Lead photo Jakob Coy
In Notion Now: Week 42, Headie One, Celeste, Bicep, dutchavelli, Niko B, Daya and more have all released new music.
"Princess Cuts (feat. Young T & Bugsey)" by Headie One
It's hard to choose a song from Headie One's highly anticipated album 'EDNA', but "Princess Cuts" certainly stands out.
"Hear My Voice" by Celeste
BBC Sound of 2020 winner Celeste shares the soulful song from the upcoming soundtrack of the Netflix Original Film 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'. On the track, Celeste said: "Daniel Pemberton and I wanted to create a song that would be as meaningful, relevant and powerful as Aaron Sorkin’s film".
"Apricots" by Bicep
House giants Bicep prove they're still on top with the frenetic new track “Apricots”, full of sturdy percussion that's sure to give you a big dose of energy. The release accompanies the news of a sophomore album in January.
"Cool With Me (feat. M1llionz)" by dutchavelli
Following on from his hit single "Bando Diaries", dutchavelli links up with M1llionz for this drill-influenced banger.
"BLM (feat. Abra Cadabra) by OFB, Bandokay and Double Lz
Bandokay, Double Lz and Abra Cadabra connect on the powerful track "BLM". Sampling Coldplay's classic single "Trouble", "BLM" carries a sombre tone throughout as the OFB boys speak on police discrimination, referencing police brutality as well as Bandokay's father Mark Duggan, whose death at the hands of the police sparked the 2011 riots.
"Quick Drive" by Niko B
Teenage earworm beatmaker, Niko B, drops his highly-anticipated third single, "Quick Drive". Like his viral hit, "Who's That What's That", get ready to hear this tune EVERYWHERE.
"wisdom teeth" by Bea Miller
Bea Miller shares the introspective electro-pop bop "wisdom teeth", a song about reclaiming her lost innocence.
"Skate Depot" by Channel Tres
Compton producer and artist, Channel Tres, is effortlessly cool on new single "Skate Depot", from his aptly-titled upcoming mixtape 'I Can't Go Outside'.
"i miss u (with Au/Ra)" by Jax Jones
New father and dance music king Jax Jones has teamed up with Au/Ra for this made-for-the-club banger.
"RUN ME DOWN" by INFAMOUSIZAK
South London rapper INFAMOUSIZAK has shared the new song "RUN THE NIGHT" as he continues to build on the success from last year's album 'DEEP THE NIGHT'.
"Touch Me (feat. Kehlani) - Remix" by Victoria Monét
Now this is what you call a sexy song. Victoria Monét taps up Kehlani for a remix of her song "Touch Me" and damn. The perfect song for... *ahem*
"Like This" by R.A.E
2020 Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition winner, R.A.E has shared this feelgood tune celebrating the joy in her life. Hard not to groove to this one.
"Do You Like It When We Lay Like This?"
Newcomer Isaac Stuart drops his debut single - and what a beauty it is! Soft, harmonising vocals and lyrics that will pull on your heartstrings.
"Tarmac" by Hot Dreams
London band Hot Dreams return with this atmospheric indie number that unfolds from a slow jam into a crashing chorus. Don't sleep on these guys.
"Hello, Are You Awake" by Tolü Makay
Another testament to the talent coming out of Dublin at the moment is independent alt soul singer, Tolü Makay, whose latest release is a stripped-back, emotional piano number.
"Main Attraction" by Junglepussy
New York artist Junglepussy has shared another taste of her forthcoming album 'Jp4' in the shape of "Main Attraction", an earworm tune with hard-hitting lyrics about independence.
"First Time" by Daya
GRAMMY Award winning, multi-platinum artist Daya is back with her full-bodied, pop-funk burner “First Time”. "“‘First Time’ was a natural result of being more in touch with myself and the world around me, knowing exactly what I want and how to get there. It feels like a rebirth of self – sonically and visually", Daya said.