Rarelyalways – Baby Buffalo

Hackney, London raised jazz musician, producer and vocalist Rarelyalways shares ‘Baby Buffalo’, his exceptional debut EP which is out via L.A. based label Innovative Leisure. Featuring previous cuts ‘Caption’ and ‘Another’, the four-track project showcases the artist’s distinct sound as skittering electronics and jazz flourishes underpin elements of grime, hip hop and even rock. Stream ‘Baby Buffalo’ in its entirety here, it’s one of the most unique projects you’ll hear this year.

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Ragz Originale – ring out (ft. 24hoursav)

North London based artist Ragz Originale teams up with rising singer 24hoursav on delectable new single ‘ring out’. Soundtracked by an hypnotic bass-heavy beat penned by Ragz, hrnoevil & E-Whizz, the track sees Ragz and 24hoursav lay down their super slick vocals and arrives with an equally impressive music video directed by Florian Joahn. Check out the sensational cut here.

Sunset Rollercoaster – Under The Skin

October 26

Taiwanese five-piece Sunset Rollercoaster share dazzling new single ‘Under The Skin’ which is taken from their forthcoming new album ‘Soft Storm’. The single serves as another glorious slice of psychedelic-soul and follows their 2019’s EP ‘VANILLA VILLA’ as well as lead single ‘Candlelight’. Packed with groove and the band’s smooth instrumentation, ‘Under The Skin’ is a great taste of what’s to come from the band, check it out here.

Adi – PIGEONHOLED

October 19

Bombay, India native Adi showcases his incredible versatility as a rapper and songwriter on his brilliant new EP ‘PIGEONHOLED’. Featuring previously released single ‘.22’ and a stellar collaboration with rising rapper Ahmer on ‘COP CAR’, the five-track project sees Adi flex his playful yet sharp lyricism over hard-hitting beats penned by the likes of Versus, Sheil Mehta, BMTJ, MDHV and Kevin Clarke. Stream ‘PIGEONHOLED’ in its entirety here and be sure to keep an eye out for more from this rising artist.

Asha Imuno – Good News

California-born, LA-based, producer and rapper Asha Imuno shares his long-awaited second full length album ‘Good News’ out via b4. Featuring previously released singles ‘CAVIAR’ and ‘BIG WORDS’, the fourteen-track project captures Imuno’s refreshing production-style and versatility as both a singer and rapper. From the roller-coaster soundscapes of ‘SIX PACK’ which sees the artist switch beats and delivery to the laid-back atmospherics of ‘QUESTIONS’ and ‘DREW THE LINE’, ‘Good News’ is a record that shines from start to finish.

RⱯHM – Tree In A Sidewalk

Indiana-based singer, songwriter and producer Rahm Silverglade aka RⱯHM ⚉ steps into the spotlight with intricate new single ‘Tree In A Sidewalk’. Forming 1/4 of alt-pop New York based outfit altopalo, ‘Tree In A Sidewalk’ is the first solo offering from RⱯHM ⚉ who lays down a bed of sophisticated electronics and thumping bass for his soothing and solemn vocals. Lifted from his forthcoming debut full length which is out next year, the record is a wonderful taste of what’s to come – sink into the single here.

LANNDS – ninety four

US-based duo LANNDS (aka Rania Woodard and Brian Squillace) release ‘ninety four’, the latest offering from their forthcoming EP. Serving as another sumptuous slice of electronic indie-pop, the brilliant cut follows LANNDS’ previous single ‘o.o.w’ and further showcases the pair’s wonderful artistry. From Squillace’s intricate and layered soundscapes to Woodard’s sultry and distinct vocals, LANNDS’ third EP is shaping up to be quite special.

BERWYN – DEMOTAPE/VEGA

September 28

Rising East London-based artist and producer BERWYN unveils his highly-anticipated debut full-length project in the form of ‘DEMOTAPE/VEGA’. With just a handful of singles and some features on XL Recordings boss Richard Russel’s Everything Is Recorded project prior to this release, BERWYN has quickly cemented himself as one of the most interesting and innovative emcees to come out of the UK in quite a while. Featuring previous cuts ‘TRAP PHONE’ and ‘GLORY’, the ten-track project captures BERWYN’s heartwarming delivery and soothing tones over rich, expansive soundscapes.

will hyde – dark until september.

September 23

Melbourne, Australia based artist will hyde shares stunning new single ‘dark until september.’ which is the latest cut to be taken from his new EP ‘with u in mind.’. Following previous singles ‘easy for u.’, ‘meant to be.’ and ‘over u.’, the single captures the singer’s honest songwriting and heartfelt vocals over a guitar-laden soundscape tinged with electronics. Tuck into ‘dark until september.’ here and be sure to give ‘with u in mind.’ a spin when it drops on October 23rd.

Boy Willows – Fila (with Dylan Minnette)

September 19

L.A.-via-Maryland artist Boy Willows (aka Landon Fleischman) teams up with Dylan Minette of Wallows on sparkling new single ‘Fila’. Encompassing a hazy and almost dream-like atmosphere, the single is a reflection on the “feelings bubbled up when we were forced to slow down for the first time in a long time” and arrives with an equally mesmerising self-directed music video. Dive into the gorgeous atmospherics of ‘Fila’ here, you won’t be disappointed.

slowthai – feel away (ft. James Blake & Mount Kimbie)

September 15

British rapper and COLORS alumnus slothai (aka Tyron Kaymone Frampton) shares new single ‘feel away’ featuring James Blake and Mount Kimbie. Having premiered as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World, the track is “about the doubts we have whether it be within friendships, your partner or with our family” and showcases slowthai’s signature raw delivery over a minimal beat. Check out the single and it’s Oscar Hudson-directed music video here.

Sad Night Dynamite – Killshot

September 12

Having introduced themselves with their stellar ‘SND 001’ EP earlier this year, London based duo Sad Night Dynamite share a brilliant new single ‘Killshot’. Serving as the follow up to previous cut ‘Icy Violence’, ‘Killshot’ embodies the pair’s visceral and captivating sound comprising haunting electronics and synthwork and arrives alongside an equally impressive music video which is directed by Sam Davis. Dive into the track here and be sure to keep an eye out for more from the rising, enigmatic duo later this year.

Noya Rao – Heaven Bound

Leeds based four-piece Noya Rao share a dazzling new cut in the form of ‘Heaven Bound’ which is lifted from their upcoming EP ‘Stay’. Having already impressed with previous single ‘Pina’ earlier this summer, the quartet continue to work their magic with the lush soundscapes of ‘Heaven Bound’; a song about the “pure and all-consuming power of love”. Tuck into the stellar new single here and keep an eye out for Noya Rao’s forthcoming EP ‘Stay’ which is out later this year.

KAVYA – Quin

September 1

Indian singer/songwriter KAVYA shares a striking and captivating music video to her latest single ‘Quin’ which is out via DMY. Recorded in a single take, ‘Quin’ blends together R&B, soul and electronic to create a sharp yet subtle atmosphere that is mirrored wonderfully by the accompanying visual. Check out the stunning single and music video which is directed by Abdallah ElDaly here and keep an eye out for KAVYA’s forthcoming EP titled ‘Know Me Better’.

BIM – Jealous (ft. KEIJU)

August 24

Japan based artist BIM teams up with KEIJU on ‘Jealous’, a slick trap-inspired beat that encompasses a soothing, lo-fi aesthetic. Serving as the follow up to previous cuts like ‘Veranda’, ‘Non Fiction’ and his ‘NOT BUSY’ EP from earlier this year, ‘Jealous’ is another spellbinding cut that sees BIM’s effortlessly smooth vocals and sharp verses. Check out the brilliant new single here.

Ramya Pothuri & Dropped Out – ihatewhenihurtyou

August 22

Mumbai based producer Dropped Out releases ‘ihatewhenihurtyou’, a gorgeous collaboration with St. Louis, Missouri based singer/songwriter Ramya Pothuri. Opening with soft piano chords and Pothuri’s sweet sounding vocals, the track is taken to new heights as Dropped Out introduces more layers of instrumentation. Before you know it, the song explodes with vibrant electronics that embody a sense of euphoria. Dive into ‘ihatewhenihurtyou’ here, it’s a stunner!

FELIVAND – Trajectory

August 20

Australian singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist FELIVAND aka Felicity Vanderveen shares soulful new single ‘Trajectory’. A swirling pop gem from start to finish, ‘Trajectory’ is soundtracked by spirited instrumentation that boasts a warbling bass and crisp electronic flourishes to serve as the perfect backdrop for FELIVAND’s sublime vocals. Check out the brilliant single and it’s stunning music video here.

Valentin Hansen – Pain

August 19

Berlin based artist Valentin Hansen shares the striking and captivating music video for his latest single ‘Pain’. Soundtracked by minimalist guitar chords which are later topped off by glitchy electronics, the track sees Hansen’s yearning tones wash over the subdued soundscape as he sings about “the evolution of the separation of two people”. Check out the disorienting visual here and be sure to keep an eye out for Hansen’s forthcoming debut EP ‘Ways’.

Coi Leray – Now Or Never

Hailing from New Jersey, singer, songwriter and rapper Coi Leray shines on her exceptionally smooth and vibrant new EP titled ‘Now or Never’. With contributions from the likes of COLORS alumni Gunna and Fetty Wap, the six-track EP features previously released standouts like ‘Do Better’, ‘Better Days’ and ‘Messy’ along with new cuts like ‘Slide’ and ‘I Like It’. Throughout the project, Leray showcases her incredible versatility as a vocalist and songwriter, laying down those silky tones as easily as those sharp verses that pack a punch – check it out here for yourself.

XATIVA – Summertime

London based singer/songwriter XATIVA shares magical music video for equally enchanting single ‘Summertime’ taken from her newly released EP. Described as “a love song reflecting on the happiness of the memory of being with someone, but also a contemplation of how ephemeral experiences of love can be”, ‘Summertime’ is a gorgeous cut that sees the singer’s soothing tones breeze across the guitar-laden soundscape with ease. Check out the beautifully animated visual by Cecilia Reeve here and be sure to give XATIVA’s new EP ‘If I Am Falling’ a spin if you haven’t already.