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Feature / September 30, 2022

Top Ten Tracks: Bricknasty, Mac Wetha, Offica & more 30/9/22

Welcome to ‘Top 10 Tracks’, the essential weekly round-up of the best new music.

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.

This Week, Ballymun’s Bricknasty embark on a new journey, Loshh teams up with Obongjayar and Mac Wetha returns.

Photo: Bricknasty by fnati.c photography

10.

Newdad ILY2

Newdad are laying all their cards on the table in ‘ILY2′.

9.

Mac Wetha Play Pretend feat. spill tab

Ahead of Mac Wetha & Friends 2, which has a seriously impressive (unannounced) feature list, NiNE8’s Mac Wetha has shared a tender collaboration with close friend spill tab.

8

Actualacid HALF TIME

A glitchy, unfiltered rager, Actualacid’s ‘HALF TIME’ is an AI-generated fever dream for the doom-scrollers. Play this loud.

7.

F3miii In My Head Feat. Khakikid

In his first new single since ‘Baby Crumbs’, F3miii recruits fellow Dublin resident Khakikid on ‘In My Head’.

6.

Offica O Di Dan Dan

Drogheda-based Nigerian-Irish rapper Offica has reimagined D’Banj’s watershed Afrobeats track ‘Oliver Twist‘ into a frenetic drill crossover – ‘O Di Dan Dan’.

5.

Rob De Boer , Tom Solo Brién COSTA (The Remixes)

This week, Tom Solo and Brién were recruited to breath new life into Rob De Boer’s ‘Costa’ and both remixes HIT.

4.

Nia Archives Baianá

Nia Archives is bookending an incredible summer with the Brazilian choir sampling ‘Baianá’. It marks the first solo single since her Forbidden Feelingz EP.

3.

Sputnik One, EMBY Supa Natural

Having debuted the track in HÖR’s bathroom, our favourite new cross border collaborators have finally shared their long awaited collaboration ’Supa Natural’. It’s Side A of a 2 tracker that christens Sputnik’s new label – N-Face. The full release Supa Natural/Grafters drops October 18.

2.

Loshh k

Ahead of his akọle EP which drops October 21, Loshh has teamed up with fellow trailblazer Obongjayar a progress check on ‘k’. Speaking on the track he says, “Blocking the noise of the world, of society, almost like another way of being tunnel vision towards your dreams, goals and aspirations, knowing that where you’re headed is better than where you once was before.”

1.

Bricknasty Ina Crueler

Ballymun’s  Bricknasty are the kind of act that love subverting expectations at every opportunity and their latest single is no different. ‘Ina Crueler’ lies somewhere between the brainfog of a King Krule record and sad soul music that pushes you to stay in bed all day. One for the rainy days.

Follow our playlist on Spotify Hit the link to hear all the inclusions plus extras in one place.