Kid Cudi by Brazilian artist Rafaella Vanni
Bjork and Amy illustrations by Polish artist Żaneta Antosik
Introducing London songwriting duo Wonder Wonder and their delectable debut single ‘Body Gold’. This is the first of the mysterious pair’s plan to put out a song at the start of each month for the next year; and it’s absolutely fabulous. The electronic-tinged soundscape serves as the perfect backdrop for those lovely layered vocals, harmonising with effortless grace. Give it a spin up top!
Jessie Ware - Want Your Feeling
Jessie Ware begs for your love in new record ‘Want Your Feeling' lifted off her forthcoming album, Tough Love, out next month. Co-written by Dev Hynes (whose guitar lines are as funky as ever) and produced by James Ford, the track sees Ware delve into an uplifting soundscape as she graces those groovy riffs with her compelling vocal. Tough Love, is just oozing class so far, listen up!
Annnd, Abel’s at it again… Just in time for his KOTF Tour, The Weeknd has unveiled the music video for ‘King of the Fall’, which follows the visual to ‘Often' last week. In the clip, Mr Tesfaye gives us a tour of his kingdom, aka Toronto; fitting huh? Take a look up top!
H8M4CH1N3 (feat. Danny Brown)
The Neighbourhood team up with Danny Brown on ‘H8M4CH1N3’, lifted off their forthcoming #000000 & #FFFFFF EP. It’s getting quite normal for rappers to jump onto tracks with bands; but no pairing has fired as much as this. The hip-hop tinged beat is perfect for Brown to put down a killer verse, and the trio begin proceedings with their own indie-pop vibes. Listen up!
Okay, so I’m still recovering from that Das Racist break up from back in 2012, but I can’t help it, they were too cool. So here’s the next best thing. Himashu Suri aka Heems teams up with Riz MC as Swetshop Boys for ‘Batalvi' a Trooko produced track from their Swet Shop EP. I’m gonna keep it short: THIS IS FIRE. Just listen to it… In fact, stream the entire EP here.
Grimes envisages Dante’s layers of hell from the epic Inferno,part of his Divine Comedy in the music video for her Blood Diamond’s featuring single ‘Go’. As exclaimed via her Tumblr, the self-directed visual is loosely inspired by the likes of X-Men, Metal Gear and Dune. Blood Diamonds also makes an appearances (wearing his signature black clothing) as he carries Claire in his arms atop a sand dune. With all kinds of cool effects, this video is pretty epic. Take a look above!
James Vincent McMorrow - When I Leave
“Dance like no-one’s watching you" is the message behind James Vincent McMorrow’s latest record. It’s a stand-alone free download called ‘When I Leave' and carries the same, R&B slash electronic slash singer/songwriter aesthetic from his recently released Post Tropical album. Despite being recorded on the road, it has a certain chilled air to it…
A Kiss Goodbye featuring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Devonté Hynes and Sampha
NYC-based Producer Emile Haynie has already produced for the likes of FKA twigs, SZA and Eminem this year, along with a whole host of other stars, but today, marks his first solo endeavour. Haynie teams up with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dev Hynes and Sampha on ‘A Kiss Goodbye' and elegant affair of rich, twinkling piano melodies serenaded by Charlotte and Sampha's utterly stunning voices. Swoon…