Words: Dray Morgan
With the endless onslaught of new music every Friday it’s hard to keep up with all the new releases. We’ve curated the essential new albums and projects out today for you to check out.
JyellowL – Shades of Yellow
Irish artist JYellowL has returned with the EP Shades of Yellow. He has a busy summer festival schedule, so look out for him performing this new record.
Jack Harlow – Jackman.
Jack Harlow had a huge come up in the past few years. He’s back for his third album with Jackman.. Stripped back with no features and using mostly soul beats, it looks like he’s returning to his roots.
The Orb – Prism
This British electronic music duo were there at the forefront of the ambient boom in the 90s and they’re still releasing quality music. Prism is a deluxe that builds off of the album H.O.M.E, doubling the tracklist’s length.
Overpade – wiZZard
Overpade merges the worlds of hip hop and breakbeat. The energy on this project is constant on this up and coming artist’s debut album.
Deb Never – Thank You For Attending
Eyes were on Deb Never after she collaborated with Slowthai on ‘push’ . Her soft vocals pair perfectly with her sometimes aggressive instrumentals. Check it.
Jim Legxacy – homeless n*gga pop music
This tape combines elements of house, hip hop, jungle and afro music to create a distinct UK energy.
Lemonade Shoelace – Do Whatever Makes You Happy
This EP has a big psychedelic influence, from the art work to the vocals to the album art. Coming off of a performance at SXSW and a Denzel Curry cosign, Lemonade Shoelace is defo one to watch.
SPIDER – HELL OR HIGH WATER
A grungy yet exhilarating EP lined with calls to action for more black alternative artists in creative spaces. Definitely worth a listen.
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