Forward-thinking alternative pop Emotional Oranges have released their debut single ‘Motion‘.
The new track, which sits somewhere betweenAnderson .Paak and The xx, is crammed with addictive bassy grooves, tantalizing vocals and a beat that will make your head nod uncontrollably. watch the Amber Mark-directed video for ‘Motion‘ below.
British soul singer Michael Kiwanuka and UK wunderkind Tom Misch have joined forces on the new soulful collaborative track ‘Money’.
‘Money’ puts Kiwanuka’s distinctive vocals on full display, backed by Misch’s infectious disco beat and funky guitars. With its easy inviting rhythm and slick basslines, ‘Money’ is a clear contender for song of the summer. The new single also features backing vocals from another old-soul, YEBBA, a powerhouse vocalist and up-and-coming singer-songwriter who hails from Arkansas.
Stormzy has released his second song of 2019. ‘Crown’ was produced by UKG pioneer MJ Cole and Jimmy Napes and features the grime MC singing alongside a gospel choir. The track follows ‘Vossi Bop’, which was released earlier this year.
16-year-old Alfie Templeman has revealed his second EP ‘Sunday Morning Cereal’ via Chess Club Records.
The EP follows popular singles ‘Like An Animal’ and ‘Stop Thinking (About Me)’ – a track that he’s also just released a video for, shot entirely on an iPhone as part of Apple’s new #shotoniphone campaign (watch below).
‘Sunday Morning Cereal’ was completely self-produced in his bedroom at home in Carlton, he plays every instrument heard himself apart from the trumpets heard on ‘Busy’, which were provided by his 12-year-old sister. The musical talent is obvs in the genes.
‘Eve Of Destruction’ is the name of the new single from The Chemical Brothers. The track, part of his ninth album, has a colorful video that includes the appearance of the young Norwegian promise Aurora in the vocals, who also stars the video.
In addition to continuing to promote their album ‘No Geography’, the duo has announced that they will release an expanded version of their classic ‘Surrender’. The special reissue will include the original 1999 LP with unreleased versions from the album ‘Secret Psychedelic Mixes’, as well as a remixes selection, a DVD of restored promotional videos, and his legendary performance at Glastonbury 2000.
Metronomy are back with a new song, “Lately,” shared via a video for the track directed by the band’s frontman Joseph Mount in his directorial debut. The inventive clip features miniature versions of the band crawling out of a mixtape and performing on it. It is said to be the first taste of the band’s new album, which is due out this fall. It will be the follow-up to 2016’s Summer 08.
Bon Iver are back. Justin Vernon’s ever-expanding musical project just shared two new songs, expanded their fall tour dates, and unveiled a mysterious website.
The new tracks are called “Hey, Ma” and “U (Man Like).” Bon Iver played the studio recordings for the audience last night at London’s All Points East festival, where they also directed fans to a website called icommai. The site’s most recent post features a number of credits, which mirror the impressive list of collaborators on the new songs.
According to a press release, “Hey, Ma” was produced by Chris Messina, Brad Cook, Justin Vernon, and BJ Burton. It features vocals from Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner and sampling by Psymun. “U (Man Like)” was produced by Messina, Cook, and Vernon. It also features vocals from Wasner in addition to Moses Sumney, Elsa Jensen, and Bruce Hornsby, who also plays piano on the track. Vernon writes, “This project began with a single person, but throughout the last 11 years, the identity of Bon Iver has bloomed and can only be defined by the faces in the ever growing family we are.”