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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.
"26" by Carol Ades
Exploring the messy time between adolescence and adulthood, Carol Ade’s “26” captures the gnawing sensation of feeling not quite grown up. “I thought being 26 would feel so much more adult than I actually feel and I think a lot of people in their twenties feel this way,” the New Jersey born, LA-based artist says. “The discomfort of being far away from your childhood but nowhere near your preconceived notions of adulthood is so real and I think this song helped me understand the feeling a little more.”
"Mad" by May Roze
London based singer-songwriter-producer May Roze was born and raised in Switzerland, having been creating and innovating as part of a musical journey from an early age. She wrote latest track "Mad" during second lockdown, describing hoping to reason with being left with her thoughts 24/7: "loneliness has always been one of my weaknesses as it’s something I’ve experienced quite a lot in the past."
"think of drugs" by BAYLI
Rising alt-pop artist brings her latest heartfelt offering, that in BAY's words: "feels a lot like journaling and venting to your best friend. I really like to be memoir-esque with my writing, 'think of drugs' covers stuff from my family upbringing to my current struggles now and feels like a raw and real intro if you’re just getting to know me as an artist."
"It's A Waste Man" by Fyfe, Iskra Strings
As the June 24th release of their new album ‘Interiority’ draws ever closer, Fyfe & Iskra Strings offer final taste of the album in the form of new song ‘It’s A Waste Man’, featuring the alt-pop duo Aquilo.
"Callin' In Thicc" by RoRo
Rising artist RoRo has us wanting to 'call in thicc' with this new track, bringing lyrical dexterity with plenty of summer vibes.
"Trip." by Kemi Ade
Smooth and sultry, rising artist Kemi Ade's new offering is one fit for any chill playlist.
"cranberry" by planet girl
This tune from planet girl emulates teenage nostalgia with sweet vocals and acoustic guitar.
"Bell Jar" by Freddie Lewis
Bristolian rising artist Freddie Lewis is all about fresh perspectives, combining poetry and songwriting to bring positivity and pride to tellings of his own trans narrative. Including jazzy sax, this ode to a Sylvia Plath novel is perfect for sunny weather.
"Osmo" by Sam Girling
One for the dancers, get dancefloor ready with this house track from young Bedford-based producer Sam Girling.
"9 Ways" by Jimmy
UK rapper Jimmy returns with new single "9 Ways", his first of the year. Bringing his gritty lyricism, the MC is one to watch.
"Lean on Your World" by Silk Cinema
Independent South-London duo offer rich harmonies alongside sharp songwriting. This track is from the new album released earlier this week.