And in one unpretentiously conscious swoop, the Berliner (from South Africa) announces herself as one of the most exciting new songwriters in the world.
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.
We all deserve to get down to this one next time we're in the club, so come on world.
Aadae brings the classic afro-funk and high-life vibes of her Nigerian heritage into play.
This thrilling eight minute piece by Ancient Ocean has all the hallmarks of great ambient composition.
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.
Life’s too short and miraculous to be marred by patriarchal bullshit.
Aadae has found a way to bring afrobeat kicking and jiving into the digital teenies.
Anna is at the absolute cusp of innovation in 2017.
Ali Waite from Blue Stragglers weighs in on his bands to watch out for this year.