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Undiscovered is a weekly playlist sharing our pick of the best new music from the world's most exciting emerging musicians. You heard it here first.
"Numb" by ABISHA
London-based musician, ABISHA, shares new single "Numb". Sharing her anxieties and feelings of emptiness, before launching into a catchy yet melancholic chorus about falling in lust but not in love.
"Punk" by Jalle
Nottingham's rising alt star, Jalle, has dropped his debut EP, 'I'm Sorry'. Twisting and turning through emo rock to alt hip-hop and R&B, it's a confessional, super catchy record full of raw emotion. "The experience of writing it has help[ed] me find parts of myself I was yet to unlock, surface things I had kept hiding from and most of all given me closure for events in my life", he shared on Instagram.
"Cracks" by Kai Kwasi
The first track from Kai's debut EP 'Jahlila' has been released, sweetly named after his late Grandmother. Recently opening for Joy Crookes on tour, the idea for "Cracks" came following a conversation between the pair, "about the feeling of spiralling and how sometimes it can feel like comfort in familiarity".
"Cali" by Viji
Viji's new single is a love letter to the USA’s West Coast. One of her only tracks without guitars, it's shows a mellower side to the Dirty Hit artist.
"Most Frail" by Joya Mooi
Joya Mooi sings of bravery and sacrifice on this new track that explores how the legacy of freedom fighters can so often become forgotten. It was inspired by her father's work as a political activist, who was exiled from South Africa due to the Apartheid regime.
"Medicine" by Momma
Rising NYC-based band Momma have released the dynamic, energising new single “Medicine”. Arguably some of their best work to date, it was produced and mixed by bassist Aron Kobayashi Ritch and is about the feeling of being addicted to someone, and how their company can feel like a drug.
"Lime & Honey" by Nápoles
"An ode to all lovers out there, friends, partners, family, everybody", Swedish neo-soul artist Nápoles' new single "Lime & Honey" is a reminder of what's really important in life - the true connections made with friends and family. It's taken from her new EP, 'Cloud 9'.
"if you let me" by riela
Miami-based singer/songwriter riela shares new single "if you let me" from her upcoming sophomore EP, 'llorar y perrear'. Seamlessly switching between verses in Spanish and English, it's about not being met halfway within a relationship".
"Strangers" by Ashley Kutcher
TikTok breakthrough artist, Ashley Kutcher, has dropped her debut EP 'One Eighty', which includes the velvety electro-pop bop, "Strangers". Speaking on the EP, Ashley said: ‘“One Eighty’ is a collection of songs I wrote as my life took a complete turn. It’s a project of discovering who I am as an artist".
"Overthinking" by HARLOE
Featuring none other than the legendary Nile Rodgers, HARLOE's disco-tinged new single speaks on the difficult feeling of not knowing where the other person stands.
"Pyromaniac" by Conal Kelly
Conal Kelly's alt-pop track tackles substance and social addiction, as he reveals: "It intends to convey the feeling of living on a knife's edge. Always around people, unable to spend any time alone without being deafened with insecurities and anxieties."