“Let Go” is an engaging, introspective track that makes for another strong entry in Connie Constance’s catalogue.
Ajudha’s notable vocal skills, thoughtful songwriting, and impressive visuals make for a meaningful musical experience that will leave audiences craving more.
There’s a playful dose of irony in her dulcet tone which makes this one transcend the lowly pathos (well, neediness) of its character to make something fun, and ultimately kinda cute in the best possible way.
It’s exhilarating to hear them refusing to compromise on their politicised art while still crafting top shelf bangers.
We all deserve to get down to this one next time we're in the club, so come on world.
Kick back and get lost in the effervescent waveyness of this beaut.
Fatima pushes the boundaries of music in the most intelligent and appealing ways.
Aadae brings the classic afro-funk and high-life vibes of her Nigerian heritage into play.
Whether or not our comparisons are barking up the wrong tree is totally besides the point, this is interesting stuff.
‘Living’ offers art rock a new lease of life.
This journey finds new horizons when heard late at night through headphones with nothing but the candidly expressive instrumentation piercing the stillness of the night.
When your band is called Shopping and you pop this kinda stuff in a song called ‘The Hype’ it all begins to feel suspiciously zeitgeisty.
This thrilling eight minute piece by Ancient Ocean has all the hallmarks of great ambient composition.
This incredibly understated and beautiful song from Icelandic duo Kiasmos is one of the more impressive electronic pieces to have come our way.
A definite relish for the more elemental funk sampling of nineties rap.
It’s hard not to get swept up in the Ottawa group’s emancipatory joy.
“Wayfaring Traveler” proves that Harrold is an artist always pushing music forward, and we had better take note.
Warm synth lines, subtle percussion and a dream-like tempo form the backdrop to a story that is essentially about love misplaced and romantic dreams arrested.
The closest he’s come to a quad-core banger.
There’s something atavistic about Leland Sundries’ cerebral punk n’ roll approach
It carries an everyday authenticity that’s incredibly rare and inspiring to see.
Forte is visionary in his everydayness and wears his influences on his sleeve, but in his easygoing and fun nature he offers a thought-provoking new perspective to the rap game.
A dreamy captivating entry into the Stones Throw canon.
We’re all still holding out for the kind of fortnight-long swelter that Mahalia’s first official single ‘Sober’ seems destined to soundtrack.
An experiment in form and formlessness that presents ‘Afterglow’ in a totally new light.
This is grand instrumental hip hop in the vein of Dilla and Madlib, with a touch of Monster Rally in its sweet sampled guitar lines.
It’s free-spirited fun that drips sonic perfection at every seam.
Let it wrap around your head softly - you’re gonna wanna kvell over this one.
Dynesti uses music, lyricism and dance as a form of ascension, channeling the darkness of her subject matter into something invigorating and beautiful to behold.
What are Mama J’s three simple rules? You’ll have to press play and find out for yourself with this one.