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 Earl Sweatshirt releases another single and announces the tracklist of Sick, Sonder link with DJ Prophet and Bonobo joins forces with Joji.
Gratitude is paramount on Young T & Bugsy’s latest effort. ‘Blessings‘ looks at life with the kind of lens that only tough times can bring.
Dropping on new year’s eve ‘Crutch’s Track’ was Huva and Crutch signing off 2021 with some light work before they get their teeth into 2022.
Leikeli47’s first single since 2020’s ‘Zoom’ hits the spot.
Landing like a soundtrack to a final boss level, Elzzz and TraviS are scoring out their old goals in favour of bigger dreams in 2022 on ‘Logic Files’.
One of 2021’s breakout acts wastes no time in throwing down the gauntlet for the coming 12 months on ‘Retail Therapy’.
Bonobo’s forthcoming album Fragments is arriving via Ninja Tune and ahead of its release he’s produced an inspired collaboration with 88Rising’s Joji for a meditative cut.
With Rory and Ahmed previously teaming up on’X-Pac Heat’ they’ve now invited Curtisy for their jacked up new single ‘Men On A Mission.’ Borrowing influence from footwork and Michigan’s new wave rap scene the instrumental sounds like an adderall high became sentient, meanwhile Curtisy and Ahmed barely break sweat as they go through the gears.
An unexpected but welcome collaboration from The Weeknd’s new album Dawn FM sees the Canadian crooner team up with Tyler Baudelaire.
Earl Sweatshirt announced the full tracklist to Sick alongside the release of new single ‘Titanic‘.
Start off the year right with some positivity courtesy of Cities Aviv. The Memphis rapper and producer threads anecdotes and positive mantras over a gorgeous and dusty loop.