Welcome to ‘Top 10 Tracks’, the essential weekly round-up of the best new music.
At the end of each week, we count down the ten essential new tracks you need in your rotation. Ranging from rappers in the Emerald Isle to boundary-pushing, experimental producers and everything in between, it’s all hits, no filler.
An exercise in mindfulness, Wachuwan and kwes e are living life in the moment on ‘Now’.
Feeling like the precursor to something bigger from Twigs in the new year, she’s dropped a featherweight firework with The Weeknd as an end of year parting gift. No biggie.
‘Dbo’s new year’s resolution is to cut out the time wasters. One of the country’s most distinctive voices, on ‘Toronto Raptors’ the A92 spitter puts the beat in a chokehold as he spells out his intentions for 2022.
Two heavy hitters join forces for a cinematic cut that searches for connection in an increasingly cold world.
The second in their two part collaboration, Flatbush Zombies and RZA enter the acclaimed director’s cinematic universe on ‘Quentin Tarantino‘.
One to watch in 2022, KiD V has gone from strength to strength in recent releases and ‘Move’ is his most complete effort to date.
An established partnership that is yet to miss, FLO and Modeselektor get noisy on ‘MAD’.
LCY has returned with ’22:22′, an antidote to the quite frankly, anxiety-inducing news cycle. Breath this in, in its entirety.
Tierra Whack really is a singular talent. For the people that are sleeping, she has released three EPs in as many weeks showcasing her versatility and in ‘Heaven’ on R&B, the Philly artist is floating skywards on a cerebral cut.
Two of Nigeria’s finest drop a song that should’ve been getting played out at all the cancelled seasonal shubs (I’m not crying, you are0.