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A weekly playlist sharing our pick of the best new music from the world's most exciting emerging musicians. You heard it here first.
‘Riding Senses’ by NIKS
Self-taught producer and DJ NIKS releases ‘Riding Senses’: a new single showing her fondness for syncopated drums and wiggly basslines. No stranger to the dancefloor, the single comes after the artist's appearances at Glastonbury, Lost Village and Love International this summer.
‘SHE’ by Len
‘SHE’ is one of a selection of tracks taken from the deluxe edition of LEHGOLAND; the underground acclaimed mixtape by cult rapper Len. Switching flows with unrivalled dexterity, the south London artist takes on a bachelor persona over a baile funk inflected beat.
‘More to me’ by dexter in the newsagent
Back in her bossa nova bag, south west London artist dexter has dropped another heartfelt bedroom banger. ‘More to me’, and its hazy soundscape, is an infectious listen, perfect for any midnight meanderings you may find yourself in.
‘i shouldn’t be here’ by Luz
Half-Irish, half-Argentinian artist Luz surprises fans with the new acoustic-led track, ‘i shouldn’t be here’ following a sold-out show at Omeara this week. Experiencing writer’s block over the past year, the single is an honest return to the limelight, filled with the artist’s beautifully poignant lyricism.
‘PercentAge’ by B-ahwe, Sunny Reyne
B-ahwe blesses our eardrums again with her indulgent vocals, capturing a warmth so often present in her music. Featuring Sunny Reyne, ‘PercentAge’ captures the future soul qualities of both artists.
‘SPLAT!’ by gglum
London singer-songwriter gglum channels the emotional chaos of teenage desire in her latest single, ‘SPLAT!’. The noisy blend of emo-inspired rock, with tints of pop, relates to her desire to convey the erratic feelings felt during complicated relationships.
‘luvu222’ by Moko
Genre-defiant London-based rapper Moko makes a triumphant comeback with his distinctive new single, ‘luvu222’. Featuring a laid-back beat, the wordsmith’s deep vocals deliver sharp ad-libs and intellectual wordplay.
‘The Thing’ by Spyres
Glasgow four-piece Spyres tease their forthcoming EP with new single ‘The Thing’. The track’s infectious indie pop flair underscores Spyres’ intent to delve into the ambiguous. Keeping the concept of ‘The Thing’ shrouded in mystery, they hope to infuse the song with intrigue and leave listeners eager to uncover more.
‘Spaceship in Sports Mode’ by Genesis Elijah, Mitekiss
Genesis Elijah teams up with producer Mitekiss to take listeners on a serene interstellar journey with ‘Spaceship in Sports Mode’. Serving as a sneak peek into Genesis’ upcoming album, ‘Invasion Of The Creature’, the track fuses UK garage rhythms with nonchalant rap verses.
‘The World’s In Your Palms’ by v7backin2007
The man of many names, Voldy Moyo indulges in an alias of the past to provide a twinkling post-grime track. ‘The World’s In Your Palms’ sees him as observational as ever: “nah, I’m not a British rapper, I’m an African yout,” he murmurs with purpose.