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Feature / July 29, 2022

Top Ten Tracks: Saint Jude, KiD V, Efé & more 29/7/22

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, Saint Jude celebrates community in the face of conflict, Calvin Harris returns and Efé shares a final track before her sophomore EP.

10

Calvin Harris New To You (With Normani, Tinashe & Offset)

Another summer head nodder ahead of the second instalment of Calvin Harris’ Funk Wav. Bounces.

9

FLOHIO SPF

FLOHIO’s debut album has been a long time coming. She announced Out Of Heart with the release of ‘SPF’ which squeezes every ounce of nostalgia out of Nintendo-adjacent synths and is fresh change of pace to her routinely excellent and more aggressive work.

8

April 54321

Kildare singer April has been hopscotching over various styles in the last year and in ‘54321′ she brings an explorer’s touch to UKG.

7

Guud Grief Lay In The River

The debut single from Dublin outfit Guud Grief slowly swells, before surrendering to the forces of nature. One to watch.

6

Robert Glasper Masego

Ahead of the deluxe version of Black Radio III, iconic genre-agnostic pianist Robert Glasper has teamed up with Masego for a track mourning the joy lost throughout the pandemic.

5

EFÉ Loving Girl

Ahead of her sophomore EP, EFÉ is learning how to love on her own terms on the self-affirming ‘Loving Girl‘.

4

ATO nu balance

Leeds rapper ATO is shedding old routines in the pulsing liberation of ‘nu balance from his new EP SIDE B.

3

Kwaku Asante Rhodes

Kwaku Asante is putting his cards on the table in search of finding genuine connection on ‘Rhodes’. Tears-in-your eyes RnB for the heartbroken souls.

2

KiD V Point of View

Earlier this summer KiD V was crowned the winner of Havana Club and District’s ‘Breakthrough’ campaign. Consequently, he jumped into the studio with MuRli, Nealo and St. Jae to create ‘Point of View’.

1

Saint Jude No Angels

Sounding like King Krule meets the last embers of the club, Saint Jude is positioning himself as a unique force on ‘No Angels’.

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