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Feature / September 9, 2022

Top Ten Tracks: Narolane, AC3, Blood Orange 9/10/22

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, Narolane trio Denise Chaila, MuRli and God Knows join forces, Biig Piig returns and Blood Orange shares a single ahead of a new EP.

Photo Credit: Narolane by Shane Serrano

10.

Grafh, Giggs, 38 Spesh Maggie Simpson

Hollowman teams up with Grafh and 38 Spesh for a transatlantic cut.

9.

Narolane Rent Free

MuRli, God Knows and Denise Chaila chop it up over a fluid amapiano-inspired rhythm.

8.

Skripteh Tetris

New Ross rapper Skripteh let’s the handbrake off on three minutes of straight bars on ‘Tetris’.

7.

Knucks, Kwengface Lucious

Swapping his smokey jazz-infused cuts for music made for the streets, Knucks links up with Kwengface for the no-holds-barred ‘Lucious’.

6.

AC3 Dublin not London

A YouTube only release for now, Dublin spitter AC3 doesn’t mince his words on the new drill cut.

5.

Sampa the Great Let Me Be Great Feat. Angélique Kidjo

As the darker nights return, Sampa the Great’s light is shining brighter than ever. You can’t not feel motivated listening to ‘Let Me Be Great’.

4.

Curtisy, Rory Sweeney, Ahemd, With Love. Men On A Mission. (KOJAQUE REMX)

One of our favourite releases off the island this year just got a fresh reworking. Kojaque hops on the ‘Men On a Mission.’ remix ahead of the video release next week.

3.

Pink Siifu Pour The Wine Feat. Peso Gordon & Chuck Strangers

One of the most prolific and unpredictable artists in the game right now, Pink Siifu indulges in a sophisticated examination of the industry in ‘Pour The Wine’.

2.

Biig Piig Kerosene

Understandably, there’s a host of acts rushing to cash in on dance music’s mainstream popularity right now. However, Biig Piig has been ahead of the curve for a minute and is a genuinely natural fit in the world of dance and pop crossovers. ‘Kerosene’ treads a similar path to previous releases ‘Feels Right’ and ‘Switch’.

1.

Blood Orange Jesus Freak Lighter

First thoughts were, “if the song is half as good as the title, we’re in for a treat”. Was it ever in doubt? Blood Orange delivers his trademark soul ahead of a new EP next week.

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