The Music Week Playlist: July 10, 2017

The Music Week Playlist: July 10, 2017

Princess Nokia
Rough Trade

New York rapper Destiny Frasqueri debuts for Rough Trade with a compelling, sub-three minute burst of moody introspection.

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Boy Better Know

Skepta gets candid on this slithering new single, claiming he turned down an MBE. He also declined some “amazing dinners”. Good on him.

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Moses Sumney
Doomed, ~

Don’t go anywhere near this if you’re feeling sad. The new Jagjaguwar signing has a voice to suck breath from the lungs.

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Matthew Dear
Modafinil Blues, ~
Ghostly International

This comeback from the Detroit producer is cold and robotic, but, as usual, his emotive delivery pumps it full of soul.

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AJ Tracey
False 9,
My Team Paid

Maximum points to AJ for packing this with football references. One line sees him rhyme Croatian playmaker Luka Modric with ‘ostrich’.

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St Vincent
New York,
Loma Vista Recordings/Caroline International

Annie Clark returns with an ode to the Big Apple with a chorus so big you can’t help but belt it out. Watch out Alicia Keys!

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Tyler, The Creator (feat. Frank Ocean)
911/Mr Lonely,

Remember when OFWGKTA cattle prodded the world with hip-hop and youth? Here’s a reminder of that thrill, from two proper rock stars.

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