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- Photography Dav Stewart for Notion
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.
"In My Head" by Surya Sen (feat. Di-Vincent)
North London rapper/producer Surya Sen tackles the complex experience of being a second-generation Bengali in the UK on his debut mixtape ‘At What Cost’, including the memorable collab with friend Di-Vincent, “In My Head”.
"Are You Even Listening" by Charlie Collins
Charlie Collins returns with her vulnerable new album ‘Undone’, including the emotionally intense ballad “Are You Even Listening”. She comments, “This song just kind of fell out in a really natural way; it’s about losing yourself in a relationship but not in a good way. Sometimes you can get so caught up in the other person you forget who you are and almost lose your own identity even though the feeling is not reciprocated”.
"Dreaming of Sunflowers" by Parris
Parris jumps to a new label with this playfully experimental new double single, which includes the breezy summer tune “Dreaming of Sunflowers”.
"Boys Getting Bored" by NORA
NORA tackles the struggles of the dating game head-on in the Technicolour tune “Boys Getting Bored”. She comments, “I simply just want to share this track with all these girls who has gone through this and still are (there are many of us) and to give them a song they can not only reflect on and pour their heart out to when they sing out loud, but also have fun and dance to at pre drinks with the girls. It might be song about boys getting bored, but its certainly is written for ALL my fellow females out there”.
"CULTURE" by Noah Slee
Noah Slee shouts it out to the Berlin communities that have fuelled his art on “CULTURE”, a lyrical tune featuring Malay. He comments, 'I love this song, it’s personal for me. It celebrates culture and owning that part of my identity. It’s definitely been a journey for me to get to this point! Happy to share this moment with Mulay. We had some in depth discussions about what this theme means to US and it was empowering and inspiring to break bread and share our stories and now have all of you partake'.
"Sun" by Alicia Raye
Afro-Irish singer-songwriter Alicia Raye blasts away the cobwebs and embraces optimism with the solar-powered new track, “Sun”.
"Hummingbird" by Anish Kumar
Rising electronic star Anish Kumar gives listeners an intriguing entry point into his music with “Hummingbird”, a raw and unfiltered slice of classic-contemporary dance music.
"Sorry" by kadiata
kadiata chills out in the vibey, relaxed environs of his new tune, “Sorry”.
"Circumference" by Working Men's Club
Working Men’s Club stay in their intriguingly nostalgic groove with “Circumference”, another cut from their forthcoming second album.
"SELLINDAT" by Len
Rising rapper Len runs the gamut of love, nihilism and the meaning (or lack of) of life in his new mixtape, where punchy single “SellinDat’ is the lead single.