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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.
"That Feeling" by April
Irish alt-pop rising star April reveals her new single "That Feeling", an upbeat anthem about finding your own feet post breakup. April immediately draws you in with her irresistible hooks and glittering alt-pop melodies.
"LIME" by EFÉ
Another offering from a 22 year old, this time from Dublin born EFÉ. Her latest track "LIME" is the second single off her upcoming EP and explores the pressure that can come from controlling figures in the music industry. Alongside the song comes colourful candy sweet 00s visuals that sees EFÉ play a member of a fictional band called POLLEN as well as a domineering manager.
"Timezones" by Morgan Hislop feat. Orchid
London musician Morgan Hislop teams up with Orchid to deliver "Timezones", a midnight-hued R&B cut layering Orchid's honeyed vocals with a sensual saxophone refrain throughout.
"The Bouncer" by Freddie Elmburg
Inspired by his time in the profession, 22 year old Freddie Elmberg releases his latest tune "The Bouncer" cowritten with Jamie Hartman. Freddie's love of classical composition shines through the track, as the sole composer and performer of the piano led melody. "The Bouncer" offers a touching examination of a character that is often misjudged and misrepresented.
"Friend" by Zoey Lily
Anglo-French singer Zoey Lily reveals her latest alt-pop offering "Friend" about unrequited love and changing relationships. Zoey Lily's floaty vocals blend with the sleepy melody to create a dreamlike atmosphere that will cycle in your head on repeat.
"New Dawn" by Sandrayati
Sandrayati, an Indonesian artist new to Decca Records, offers up her first single "New Dawn". Embarking on her musical journey when her family made the move from Indonesia to the Philippines, "New Dawn" focuses on this idea of 'home', with the melody coming to Sandrayati in a dream.
"My Mind Is Melting (Cool Like You)" by Wynona
Harking back to the 90s and early 00s with their indie bedroom pop sound, Reading four piece Wynona doesn't disappoint with their latest single "My Mind Is Melting (Cool Like You)". Born out of messing around on Instagram stories and created in just a day, the track is a lesson in nostalgia and showcases the best of indie bedroom pop.
"Island Gyal (Dancehall Remix)" by Kalpee x Da Beatfreakz
Building on the hype surrounding his track "Island Gyal", Caribbean artist Kalpee calls on award winning producers Da Beatfreakz and Precision to keep the party going with his release of "Island Gyal (The Remixes)".
"Abilene" by Wyldest
Sharing the lead single of their upcoming album set for release in September, "Abilene" is a vulnerable exploration of Wyldest's relationship with a close friend and collaborator after they have to move back home.
"Praying" by Alicia Kruger
With its glittering R&B melody and mesmerising vocals from Kruger, "Praying" is the perfect track to while away the summer days.
"Casey Got The Call" by joshua epithet
At only 19, Gen-Z artist joshua epithet already has curated an assured sonic style. His latest track "Casey Got The Call" blends elements of indie, bedroom pop and R&B, tracking the fear of phone calls in a predominantly text-heavy world.