It’s late, we apologize, but round off your month with these tracks.
30 June 16
#1 Jorja Smith – Blue Lights
This song will paint a picture in your mind, mesmerising in so many ways.
#2 LANY – yea, babe, no way
Something I discovered while compiling the list, it’s calm yet catchy, a more realistic interpretation of a relationship than your average pop song.
#3 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dark Necessities
On the surface they’ve changed, but the heart of their songs has remained true.
#4 Sampha – Timmy’s Prayer
Most recognised for his work with SBTRKT, but he’s a very gifted songwriter of his own.
#5 Black Foxxes – I’m Not Well
Our band of the moment. You’ll feel this one in your stomach.
#6 Rejjie Snow – Blakkst Skn
Smooth and sexy bars, with a killer female hook.
#7 The Gaslight Anthem – Old White Lincoln
Taken from the much loved debut album, reignite your obsession with this band.
#8 Samm Henshaw – Autonomy (Slave)
An anthem from an artist just waiting to be heard.
#9 George Maple – Sticks and Horses
Revealing a darker side to her songwriting skills and vocal talent, an intriguing listen.
If you listen to anything this week, it should be these tracks.
15 June 16
#1 Jerry Williams – Boy Oh Boy
This lass from Portsmouth, brings more than just a sweet voice and a guitar to the singer/songwriter genre.
#2 Trash Boat – Strangers
With their debut album out on friday, this will get you excited for the UK’s brightest new pop punk band.
#3 Band of Skulls – Killer
KILLAH KILLAH KILLAH
#4 Tom Prior – Bad Advice
Keep an eye out for this artist, he’s tipped for big things. This track sounds like Arctic Monkeys, but better.
#5 Whitney – Golden Days
From the critically acclaimed debut album ‘Light Upon the Lake’. Listen to this while watching a sunset, it will be worth it.
#6 James Blake – I Need A Forest Fire
James Blake has done it again with this mesmerising track.
#7 Fatherson – Always
Blood pumping, foot stomping, pleasure.
#8 Bloodlines – Floodgates
Hard hitting, suspenseful rock from an undiscovered band you’ll want to hear more of.
#9 Chance the Rapper – All We Got
Back with his new album ‘Colouring Book’, Chance is as melodic as ever, this one features Yeezy himself.
What’s been in our headphones and on our speakers this week, that you need to hear.
#1 Twin Atlantic – No Sleep
The new album GLA will be out on 9th September. This monster is a sign of things to come.
#2 Jacob Banks – Worthy
Banks’ mix of Soul, R&B and Hip Hop blends together in an epic way.
#3 Raury – Crystal Express
Alternative folk and hip hop are fused to create a song that will have you singing along from the word go.
#4 You’re a Man Now, Boy – Raleigh Ritchie
After our recent feature, it would be rude not to include the title track of Ricthie’s album.
#5 Hinds – Garden
This all girl garage rock band from Spain, have guitar melodies that even the Vaccines would be proud of, all whilst keeping their lo-fi edge.
#6 Andy Jordan – We Are
You might recognise this name from Made In Chelsea, whatever your views on the show are, this catchy little track might surprise you.
#7 Clean Bandit Feat. Louisa Johnson – Tears
Clean Bandit have found their niche and are using it to their full potential.
#8 Kwabs – Gecko (Overdrive)
Discover this live cover of Gecko by Kwabs and decided whether you like it better than the original. (Hint: you will)