Each week we update the playlist with the new tracks we’re playing on repeat. Here are the highlights from the last the seven days…
Junglepussy – State Of The Union
Teeing off the campaign for her third LP, “State Of The Union” marks a very welcome return from NYC’s Junglepussy – one of our favourite chroniclers of 21st Century life. . “State Of The Union” displays Junglepussy’s unmistakable blend of wry humour and slick production. Junglepussy plays the Roundhouse on 3 April alongside Little Simz.
U.S Girls – Rosebud
“Rosebud” is your latest taste of U.S. Girls’ forthcoming In a Poem Unlimited LP. The track is a masterclass in presenting dichotomies – a plea to find deeper meaning that’s wrapped in a shimmering disco shell, a beguiling mix of pleasure of pain.
Chrystal – 2 Real
Still riding a wave of buzz from her debut track “Waves”, Bolton-born vocalist and producer Chrystal has returned with “2 Real”. Chrystal has a presence like no other on the scene – witty, bold and a gift for crafting sold hooks.
Isador – Jungle
Isador’s “Jungle” is a mesmerising track, a carefully controlled explosion of sounds – the distillation of an intensely confusing yet optimistic time. "I wrote 'Jungle' when I was living with my parents in New Jersey," said Isador, aka Warren Heller. "I had just been signed to a record deal and was traveling to New York for meetings. It was an intense inflection point in my life. I was trying to figure out how to transition between these two worlds; realizing that I was leaving the comfort and safety of the house I grew up in for a city and industry that could never live up to the dreams I had for them.”
Au/Ra – Panic Room
We’ve been banging on about Au/Ra for some time but for anybody yet to get on board with the Antigua-based musician, now is your chance. “"Panic room is probably the darkest song I've written” said Au/Ra. "It's about something I don’t feel like a lot of songs talk about, which is anxiety. Panic room, to its very core, is about battling self-doubt and fear, and how sometimes you can be your biggest enemy.
Danny L Harle - Blue Angel (feat. Clairo)
Featuring the vocals of singer/songwriter Clairo, “Blue Angel” is the new sad-banger from PC Music’s Danny L Harle. The track is their first collaboration and if you enjoyed it you can expect to hear more on Clairo’s forthcoming EP which is due to be released later this year.
Marian Hill – Subtle Thing
Marian Hill, comprised of Jeremy Lloyd and Samantha Gongol, are back with “Subtle Thing”. With its crisp, cinematic production, “Subtle Thing” expands upon the sonic world they created with their platinum-certified debut release.
Very honourable mentions: Kendrick Lamar, MGMT, Ezra Furman, Nadine Coyle, ILY and Elle Watson.
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