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In Notion Now: Week 47, hear new Alewya, Fred again.., FKA twigs and Central Cee, Wallice, KAYTRANADA, Tamera, Leon Bridges, KAWALA and more.
"Ethiopia" by Alewya
Musician, illustrator and sculptor Alewya has released her debut EP, 'Panther In Mode', which sees her blend line between African indebted rhythms and the cutting edge electronic sounds of London.
"Kahan (Last Year)" by Fred again.. & Kodak Black
Producer Fred again.. has released his new album ‘Actual Life 2 (February 2 - October 15 2021)', which sees the artist build on the unique diary-esque approach to music-making.
"Measure of a Man (feat. Central Cee)" by FKA twigs
A sweeping, wholly cinematic release from FKA twigs featuring new rap star, Central Cee, that would be right at home soundtracking a Bond film.
"Intimidated (feat. H.E.R.)" by KAYTRANADA
H.E.R.'s crystalline vocals float beautifully over an instantly-recognisable KAYTRANADA beat on this track, taken from his new 3-track EP of the same name.
"Dizzy" by chloe moriondo, Thomas Headon, Alfie Templeman
chloe moriondo, Thomas Headon and Alfie Templeman team up on this positively vibey new bop. You'll be whistling the hook for days.
"New Hobby" by Tamera
Tamera's debut EP, 'Afrodite', is full of lush R&B tunes that we just can't get enough of. For fans of Ariana Grande, Tinashe and Summer Walker, the record positions Tamera as a key one to watch.
"Wisdom Tooth" by Wallice
Wallice drops the coming-of-age single "Wisdom Tooth" alongside the news that she's now signed to The 1975's label, Dirty Hit. Produced with her close friend and collaborator marinelli, Wallice said: "Getting your wisdom teeth out is an event that many people have to go through, it's a physical sign of growing up. In the song ‘Wisdom Tooth’, I conflate this experience to getting rid of a person in your life as a milestone of growing up too".
"Summer Rain (feat. Jazmine Sullivan)" by Leon Bridges
A delicious new collab tune with Jazmine Sullivan has been added to the new Deluxe version of Leon Bridges' hugely successful 'Gold-Diggers Sound' album.
"Good Like This" by KAWALA
A mellow, instantly likeable new single from good-vibes band, KAWALA. It's a taste of their debut album, 'Better With You', set for release in March 2022.
"Afterparty" by Santino Le Saint
Santino's 'Beautiful Disaster' concept album is finally here and it's packed with influences from the late 90s early 00s alt-rock and metal era.
"Tracksuit" by Chrissi
Chrissi serves up real Amy-Winehouse-meets-Lily-Allen on this new single, taken from her debut EP ‘Back In The Day’
"Sydney Hue" by Milan Ring
Singer, rapper, guitarist, producer, and a key player at the front of the Sydney R&B scene, Milan Ring, has dropped this ode to her hometown with fellow Sydney resident, BLESSED.
"IYLAH" by DeBe
Northampton-born rapper DeBe has unveiled his new EP ‘D2DA’ which showcases his unorthodox lyrical style. "All my music is just moments of time captured in sound,” DeBe explains. “This EP is a journey through those periods of time.”
"for the both of us" by Ego Ella May
A soft and tender new soul single from Ego Ella May about what happens after a relationship ends. "When I wrote it I'd just been broken up with, and was thinking about all the things I would miss and all the things we wouldn't get to do anymore", she commented.
"Lucky" by Raleigh Ritchie
His third single of the year, Raleigh Ritchie's new tune reflects on how lucky he is in life. He said: "I hope there is someone who listens to it and hears themselves... I hope that makes them feel less lonely."