Walk The Walk,
An unstoppable grime banger from the fantastically-named Bossman Birdie. Production from Skepta will ensure some extra heat, too.
Contact Elspeth Merry
Conner Youngblood & Nylo
Nashville-via-Dallas musician Youngblood partners with singer Nylo for a super-chilled single that makes every day feel like Sunday.
Contact James Heather
Following Cosmo Pyke and Cosima this year, here’s another promising product of Peckham. Deep, dark-hued songwriting that’s a bit twisted.
Contact Joe Parry
Sugar For The Pill,
Anything Ride can do… The spaced out second cut from Slowdive’s first record in 22 years cements 2017 as the year of the shoegaze comeback.
Contact Michelle Kambasha
Top Dawg Ent/Interscope/Polydor
The second Kendrick song in two weeks comes with a freaky keyboard hook and a video with enough banknotes to give Mervyn King an aneurysm.
Contact Stephanie Duncan-Bosu
From the just-released The Far Field, Cave somehow manages to be hopeless, life-affirming and danceable all at the same time. Nice one, guys.
Contact Annette Lee
Pop Fiction Records via Absolute
This is a pop song with a melody you can hum and a chorus that makes you think, Remember the Sugababes? They were good, weren’t they?
Contact Guy Lederman