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!
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!
“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…
We’ve been raving on about BROODS for some time now, and we’re not going to stop. The brother/sister duo have just shared ‘Four Walls’, taken from their debut album Evergreen out October 7 (US) and you’ve just got to hear it! Unlike their previous singles, this one is their most down-tempo and saddest to date. The song is a simple affair: a piano melodies, some gorgeous harmonies, heartfelt lyrics, the odd soft drum pad, and most importantly Georgia’s sublime vocals. Put it on rotation up top!
Maryland duo Abhi//Dijon serenade your ears with their blissful falsettos floating over smooth, silky R&B soundscapes riddled with thumping bass’, crashing drums and elegant piano melodies in their debut self-titled EP. Over the course of thirteen minutes, you’ll find yourself entranced by the lush production and gorgeous, velvety vocals. And dammmmn, that outro on ‘Distant Love’ is fire!
Raury has just dropped his debut full length project Indigo Child, and you simply just need to hear it! Having already wowed us with ‘God’s Whisper' and 'Cigarette Song’, the Atlanta based wonderkid continues to impress with tracks like ‘Armor’ and closing track (eight-minute stunner) ‘Seven Suns’. All you have to do, is beat a certain score in the game over at his website. It’s not that hard…