- Words Notion Staff
In Notion Now: Week 50, get into new Ruel, NSG and Tame Impala, Jaz Karis, Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, Tierra Whack and more.
"GROWING UP IS ___" by Ruel
Sydney pop sensation, Ruel, perfectly bottles the melee of emotions felt through youth in this addictive new track. "This song and the new songs coming are me awake at night looking at the ceiling thinking, ‘What is my purpose? Why am I here? What is the best way to live life?'" he shared.
"Suzanna" by NSG & Patoranking
'Area Boyz' NSG round out an incredible year with the release of a three track EP, 'Headliner'. Patoranking jumps on this warming new track "Suzanna"
"No Choice" by Tame Impala
Tame Impala returns with new single "No Choice", alongside the announcement of 2022 North American and European tour dates and 'The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set' next week.
"B-Side" by Khruangbin & Leon Bridges
Ahead of their collaborative EP, 'Texas Moon', dropping next week, Khruangbin and Leon Bridges have given us a taste with new single "B-Side". “Without joy, there can be no real perspective on sorrow,” says Khruangbin. “Without sunlight, all this rain keeps things from growing. How can you have the sun without the moon?”
"More Than A Hustler" by Ezra Collective & Novelist
Ezra Collective bring the beats and sax for this tune with Novelist that feels perfectly made for festival stages and summer days.
"Home" by Jaz Karis
A moving R&B ballad from the crystal clear vocals of Jaz Karis that will have you singing along in no time.
"New Romance" by Beach House
Beach House’s new album 'Once Twice Melody' is being released in four distinct “chapters”. Chapter 2 has arrived. Following the first four songs of the 18-track album (including its title track), the second installment features four new ones: “Runaway,” “ESP,” “New Romance,” and “Over and Over.”
"Body Of Water" by Tierra Whack
Just one week after she dropped her first EP of 2021, Tierra Whack is already back with a second EP, 'Pop?'. The record boasts production from Tierra’s frequent collaborator J Melodic (also known for work with Pink Sweat$).
"Just Another Sleepless Night in the Dark" by Team Me
Norwegian Grammy winners, Team Me, are back with this psych-infused art pop single, a taste of third album 'Something in the Making', which is due out in March 2022.
"Rain" by MEYY & Jelani Blackman
Belgium-born, London-based talent MEYY has unveiled her new EP 'Neon Angel', which includes this collab with Notion's One to Watch for 2021, Jelani Blackman. "‘Neon Angel’ is a compilation of songs that beautifully reflect the dreamlike state I enter when making or listening to music,” MEYY said.
"CHOPLIFE (feat. Patoranking)" by King Promise
Ghana’s King Promise continues to make his mark as one of the most exciting African artists breaking out of the continent this year with "CHOPLIFE", featuring Patoranking.
"Where I'm @" by Hot Flash Heat Wave
San Franciso-based indie trio Hot Flash Heat Wave share another track off their forthcoming album, 'Sportswear'. They said the new single is all about "love, growth, and the willingness to accept change".