Category Archives: Hit of The Week

Hit of the week: Jay Som “Tenderness”

Jay Som has shared new song “Tenderness.” Its the second song to be taken from the band’s new album Anak Ko after “Superbike.” The new Jay Som album is due out on August 23.

In a statement accompanying the release of “Tenderness,” Melina Duterte describes the song as “a feel-good, funky, kind of sexy song” in part about “the curse of social media” and how it complicates relationships.”

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Hit of the week: Emotional Oranges ‘Motion’

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.

Hit of the week: Michael Kiwanuka ‘Money’

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.

Hit of the week: Alfie Templeman ‘Stop Thinking (About Me)’

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.

Hit of the week: The Chemical Brothers ‘Eve Of Destruction’ 

‘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.

Hit of the week: Metronomy ‘Lately’

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.