philomenah is a classically-trained Shetlandic musician living in Edinburgh, and “vacant moments” is her psychologically-searching, sensual and silk-swathed brand-new single. Featuring a verse from Krudd The Guru and out today, you’ll find an assortment of streaming options for it right here.
Hard-hitting and lush, refined and raw, “SO HARD TO TELL” is the incandescent brand-new single from Nigeria-born, Toronto-based DEBBY FRIDAY. Her debut LP GOOD LUCK will be released by Sub Pop on March 24th, and you can pre-order Loser Edition-vinyl, CD and digital versions of it either from their MegaMart or from Bandcamp now. Via The Line of Best Fit.
Born in Berlin, raised in Guinea and classically trained while studying with the New York Philharmonic, rapper and musician HAWA has just released her debut LP HADJA BANGOURA, and this is its skillfully skittering, striking “TRADE”. Out through innovators 4AD, you can find an assortment of streaming links for the album right here.
Sleek, darkly sensual and Sade-esque, “Over It” glows with a quiet warmth and a soulful retro-futurism. It’s the plush newest single from L.A.’s Gabbi Coenen and her RVBY MY DEAR project, one taken from the self-titled, five-track EP she releases through Spirit House on November 18th. You can pre-order that from Bandcamp right now.
Propelled by timeless-sounding horns and swathed in comforting, vintage R&B melodies, “Wonder” is the luscious brand-new single from London’s Leah Weller. Her debut album Freedom — one produced by Steve Craddock — will be released on October 21st, and you can pre-order black-vinyl, clear-vinyl, CD and bundled editions of it from her webstore right now.
Breezy, 90s chart-pop reminiscences animated and smoothed by a current cool, “Stay Love” is a relaxed, charismatic and casually-sophisticated duet between Oslo’s Natalie Sandtorv, ak.a. Neon Ion, and fellow Norwegian Ola Village. It’s out on Jazzland Recordings, and streaming links for it are all right here.