Mera Bhai – You, Me, Us (ft. Andrew Ashong)

February 13

London based DJ/producer Mera Bhai (aka Karthik Poduval) shares a glittering re-edit of ‘You, Me, Us’ which was taken from his newly released debut EP ‘Futureproofing’. A sizzling slice of funk filled magic, the three-minute number finds the perfect sweet spot between retro and futuristic as vocalist Andrew Ashong lays down his brilliant chops over the chugging instrumentation. Groove out to ‘You, Me, Us’ here and be sure to check out ‘Futureproofing’ if you haven’t already done so.

LYNN – Le temps des sentiments

February 10

Consider yourself introduced to French singer/songwriter LYNN and her exceptional new EP ‘Le temps des sentiments’. Comprising four stunning gems that showcase the rising artist’s luxuriously rich and smooth vocals over equally sophisticated and groove-inflected soundscapes, the EP is undoubtedly one of the best you’ll hear this year. Tuck into ‘Le temps des sentiments’ to the right and be sure to check out the striking visual for the title-track via this link.

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Aaron Childs – Peach

January 27

Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist Aaron Childs reveals his groovy and soul-tinged EP ‘Peach’. Featuring the previously released title-track, the five-track project is packed with shimmering gems that encompass a classic yet refreshing atmosphere. From the funk-filled ‘Bubbly’ and ‘Scratch’ to closing cut ‘Warrior’, ‘Peach’ is a joy to listen to from start to finish.

Benny Sings – Nobody’s Fault

January 21

Dutch artist Benny Sings shares uplifting and groovy new single ‘Nobody’s Fault’ which features fellow COLORS alumnus Tom Misch who works his magic with a stellar guitar solo. Accompanied by an equally cheerful music video directed by Eliot Chassagne, ‘Nobody’s Fault’ is a sparkling gem taken from his forthcoming new album titled ‘Music’. Watch Benny bust some moves, groove along to the track here and don’t forget to check out ‘Music’ which is out April 9th via Stones Throw Records.

Sports – The Look

January 17

Tulsa-based dream-pop duo Sports (aka Cale Chronister and Christian Theriot) share sparkling new single ‘The Look’. Dripping with a groove-inflected soundscape topped off by slick vocals, the spellbinding single serves as the latest offering from the pair’s forthcoming project titled ‘Get A Good Look Pt. 1’ which is due February 12th. Vibe to ‘The Look’ here, it’s a bop from start to finish.

L’Impératrice – Peur des filles

January 11

French outfit L’Impératrice get their groove on with the release of new single ‘Peur des filles’ which is lifted from their forthcoming sophomore album titled ‘TAKO TSUBO’. Serving as the follow up to 2019’s ‘Matahari’ and latest single ‘Anomalie bleu’, ‘Peur des filles’ is accompanied by a stellar (and gory) visual directed by Aube Perrie which wonderfully mirrors the track’s dreamy and funk-filled atmospherics. Swoon to the single here and keep an eye out for ‘TAKO TSUBO’ which is set to drop March 26th.

Channel Tres – i can’t go outside

December 11

Compton-born, California-based artist Channel Tres (aka Sheldon Young) closes out the year with the release of his impeccable new tape ‘i can’t go outside’. Created during this year’s lockdown, the seven-track project features contributions from Tyler, the Creator (on ‘fuego’) and Tinashe (on ‘take your time’) and showcases Young’s retrospective on the events of the past twelve months over groove-inflected beats. Dive into ‘i can’t go outside’ here.

Samm Henshaw – All Good

December 9

Fresh off his COLORS sessions from earlier this year, South London-based artist Samm Henshaw (aka Iniabasi Samuel Henshaw) shares cheerful new single ‘All Good’. Soundtracked by a groove-inflected, guitar-laden instrumental topped off by a sprinkling of vibrant piano melodies to serve as the perfect backdrop for Henshaw’s bright and motivating vocals. Check out the single and it’s equally joyful music video here.

T. Evann – Undercover Women

December 3

London based artist T. Evann (aka Tyler Darrington) unveils sparkling new single ‘Undercover Women’ which is taken from his forthcoming new EP. Serving as the follow up to previous single ‘Clearer’, the new gem kicks into fifth gear from the get go with the grooviest of guitars and striking drums to serve as the perfect backdrop for Evann’s infectious melodies and charming vocals. Dive into the funk-filled atmospherics of ‘Undercover Women’ here and keep an eye out for T. Evann’s new EP titled ‘Headblush’ which drops on December 8th.

Young Franco – Fallin Apart (ft. Denzel Curry & Pell)

November 27

Sydney-based artist Young Franco links up with COLORS alumni and Miami rapper Denzel Curry and Pell on groovy new single ‘Fallin Apart’. Driven by an infectious beat that features a refreshing sample of Steve Monite’s ‘Things Fall Apart’, the track is an instant hit that is only heightened by Curry’s playful delivery and witty wordplay whilst New Orleans bred, Jackson-based Pell rounds out the track with his own sharp verse. Dive into ‘Fallin Apart’ here, it’s an absolute bop from start to finish.

Dugong Jr – Pleasure Principle

November 16

Melbourne, Australia-based multidisciplinary artist Dugong Jr shares his highly-anticipated new EP ‘Pleasure Principle’. With contributions from the likes of Jordan Dennis, Evangeline and Rromarin, the six-track project features previous cuts like ‘Ghost’ and ‘Float’ as well as new gems ‘Slow It Down’ and ‘On My Own’. Throughout the project, Dugong Jr casts his sonic wizardry with funk-filled electronic beats that are topped off by the slick vocals from his fellow Aussie contemporaries. Stream ‘Pleasure Principle’ in full here.

Loshh – Feelam

November 15

Consider yourself introduced to Nigerian, Netherlands-born, London-based newcomer Loshh who dazzles with his incredibly groovy and intoxicating debut single ‘Feelam’. Lifted from his forthcoming EP which is slated to drop next year, the energetic track is an absolute vibe from start to finish. Everything from the spirited instrumentation that finds beauty behind the madness to Loshh’s lively and passionate vocals will uplift and get you moving; check out ‘Feelam’ here and “get in the groove”.

Latanya Alberto – Trouble

November 8

Fresh from her ‘Cede’ project from earlier this year, Amsterdam based singer/songwriter Latanya Alberto shares sensational jazz-infused single ‘Trouble’. A glorious blend of soul-stirring keys and groove-inflected soundscapes, the track is taken to new heights as Alberto delivers her breezy and ever so smooth vocals with an effortless yet assured grace. Tuck into the delectable and empowering cut here, and be sure to check out ‘Cede’ if you haven’t already done so.

Sam Ezeh – CRISIS

October 20

Swedish singer, songwriter and producer Sam Ezeh steps into the spotlight with soulful and groove-inflected debut single ‘CRISIS’. Citing the likes of Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar and Prince as inspirations, Sam Ezeh wonderfully navigates the self-produced soundscape of lush guitars and crisp beats as he sings about “escaping your problems, running away from things you know you eventually can’t hide from”. Dive into the vibrant atmospherics of ‘CRISIS’ and it’s equally exceptional self-directed music video here.

House of EL – You Don’t Know My Name

October 16

Dive into the rich and groovy inflections of ‘You Don’t Know My Name’, the latest single from London based artist House of EL. Following the release of previous cut ‘Lazarus’, the new single taps into an old-school 70’s funk soundscape dripping with warbling guitar licks and killer drums to serve as the perfect backdrop for the singer’s impeccably smooth and luscious musings. Check out ‘You Don’t Know My Name’ here and keep an eye out for House of EL’s forthcoming EP which is set to release via his own label WUNDERKIND.

Lou Berry – Inner World

October 9

Parisian singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Lou Berry shares his stunning debut full length album ‘Inner World’. Featuring previous singles ‘Is It?’, ‘Mary’s Lies’ ‘Dreamers’ and most recent offering ‘Mine’, the fourteen-track project sees contribution from the likes of LYNN, Gracy Hopkins, Eylia, Hendrix Harris and Ingo and wonderfully captures Berry’s sensational combination of jazz, hip-hop and soul. Listen to ‘Inner World’ in it’s entirety here and douse yourself in the rich, alluring soundscapes.

Gotts Street Park – Everything (ft. Rosie Lowe)

Leeds based three-piece Gotts Street Park share ‘Everything’, their groove-inflected collaboration with COLORS alumna Rosie Lowe. Having produced for the likes of COLORS alumni Greentea Peng, Celeste, Yellow Days and Mabel, the rising act continue to impress with their own material as they get ready to share their ‘Volume Two’ EP later this year. On new single ‘Everything’, GSP seamlessly blends together elements of soul, jazz and hip-hop as Lowe’s soothing tones are smothered on top. Dive into the lush atmospherics of ‘Everything’ here.

dreamcastmoe – Bend Backwards

September 27

DC native Davon Bryant a.k.a. dreamcastmoe unveils groovy new single ‘Bend Backwards’ which is taken from his new EP ‘Lamont’. The single follows ‘301-341-7207’ which dropped in August and is packed with a funk-filled soundscape that boasts a warbling bass and kicking beat that’s topped off by Bryant’s slick vocal delivery. Dive into ‘Bend Backwards’ here and be sure to give ‘Lamont’ a spin when it drops next month via L.A. based label In Real Life.

KAMAUU – MANGO (ft. Adeline)

September 8

If you’re looking for a track to get your groove on, look no further than ‘MANGO’ (produced by Nightshade), the latest offering from New York based artist KAMAUU. A collaboration with Adeline, who lends her gorgeous tones, ‘MANGO’ is a sugary sweet funk-fest which boasts the grooviest of guitar licks and KAMAUU’s irresistible falsetto-laden vocals. Check out the dazzling single and it’s wonderful music video (which is directed by KAMAUU himself) here.

Patoranking – BLACK GIRL MAGIC

August 28

International reggae star and COLORS alumni Patoranking shares funk-filled single ‘BLACK GIRL MAGIC’ from his newly released album ‘THREE’. Overflowing with groove, the single is an empowering and uplifting cut that sees the Nigerian artist’s infectious melodies and silky tones sweep across the funky guitars and energetic drums. Check out the brilliant single here and be sure to watch Patoranking’s COLORS performance of ‘Feelings’ from earlier this year if you haven’t already done so.