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These are our 10 favourite new songs this week

These are our 10 favourite new songs this week

Luke Sharkey

Here are the best new songs we’ve heard in the past week, tried, tested and ready for your ears.

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Come Over

Houston R&B artist Peyton emerges as a vital force in nu-R&B with her new project Reach out. Stunning vocals aside, Peyton couples herself with supreme arrangements on this new release. Take our highlight of choice ‘Come Over’. Silky smooth vocals over a chop up the soul beat, adding swing and character to the track in spades.

– Luke Sharkey


Autre Monde

On The Record

Autre Monde’s ‘On The Record’ is “a song about the addiction to making pop songs and irresponsibly chasing the perma-receding horizon of professional musicianship,” and it’s a convincing aural argument for the satisfaction inherent in the process. Paddy Hanna’s vocals sound the closest we’ve heard to Win Butler as the bright delight of a song makes it way through with melodic exuberance soaked in music of the past, wearing an uplifting sax solo and a fun disposition despite the trying circumstances of navigating professional music pursuits in the 21st century.

– Niall Byrne


Murlo, Object Blue


This collaboration was always set to be an otherworldly journey of electronic experimentation but Object Blue’s re-working of Murlo’s ‘Limbo’ taken from the Manchester producer’s excellent Dolos project is music taken straight from the future. The ebbing synthesizers and climatic implosions of the original production have been deconstructed for an eerie trip that is always straddling the line between wound-up tension and intricate bliss.

– Kelly Doherty



Water Me Down

Vagabon – Water Me Down (Official Audio)

Cameroon born multi-instrumentalist and producer Vagabon oozes supreme pop vibes on latest single ‘Water Me Down’. A minimalist electronic pop track that wins the most cynical of hearts over immediately. Get on this now.

– Luke Sharkey


Rex The Dog

Mine Raiders

Rex The Dog - Mine Raiders [SOFT006]

Analogue twiddler Rex The Dog dropped two new acidy cuts last week on Soft Computing Records. Have a go of ‘Mine Raiders’ for the best new dance music you’ll hear all week. It’s Ibiza meets Tron on this gem.

– Luke Sharkey


Flume, Vera Blue

Rushing Back

FLUME - Rushing Back (feat. VERA BLUE)

‘Rushing Back’ sees Australian mega-producer Flume teaming up with rising electro-pop singer Vera Blue for a bursting anthem that channels the sad euphoria of late noughties melancholic EDM into a more angular, heartfelt proposition. Flume’s production continues to expand and improve this year whilst Vera Blue’s vocals are sincere and infectious. Huge chart success potential with this one.

– Kelly Doherty



Living In America

Mystery act Sault come through with their second album of 2019 with 7. When we say mystery, we mean it. Nobody knows much about the group, but they’ve been building hype like it’s going out of style. Check out ‘Living In America’ for a taste of the band’s sound. There’s some trip-hop, post-punk and even ska in the mix – but it’s all too nebulous for us to pin down. You’d better give it a go yourself.

– Luke Sharkey


Jaakko Eino Kalevi


Jaakko Eino Kalevi - Dissolution (Official Video)

Jaakko’s back. This time he’s not talking about how good people in the city smell either. ‘Dissolution’ is the new single and the formula is still operating swimmingly. 80s synthwave and pop aesthetic blended under the all-seeing auspices of modern digital production. We’re here for it.

– Luke Sharkey




Lapalux - 'Earth' (Official Audio)

‘Earth’ sees Brainfeeder producer Lapalux return with his first single since his 2017 album Ruinism. Continuing the moody, downbeat line of Ruinism, ‘Earth’ is a introspective production that builds and builds into an all-consuming blast of euphoric breakbeats and transformative synths. ‘Earth’ is the sound running away and never looking back and continues Lapalux’s ascent as a major electronic talent.

– Kelly Doherty


Born Days

Where We Live

Born Days - Where We Live

Chicago based producer and vocalist Born Days operates comfortably in the niche space where electronic and goth overlap. Her new Where We Live EP demonstrates the fact deftly. We’ve highlighted the title track here. Cinematic electronica for the close autumn evenings.

– Luke Sharkey

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