Stop Him (Rough Trade)
The South Londoners trail debut album Dear Someone Happy Something with a chilling song that suggests Donald Trump could be something of a prat. Wonder if he’s heard it yet?
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The fifth and final track from Sigrid’s
Raw EP is icy and minimal, building patiently to a chorus that’s pure dancefloor dynamite.
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The Lemon Twigs
Small Victories (4AD)
The Twigs opted to record a musical opus rather than a standard second album, and this loose twanger hints that Go To School (August 24) will be epic.
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Lavender (So Recordings)
Seventeen-year-old East Londoner Max Hanley puts his quick-witted, observational lyrics front and centre in a gently skewed indie confection.
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La Di Da (Columbia)
You’ll struggle to find a funkier intro than this all summer. Dig into its bassy delights on parent album Hive Mind (out this week) at once.
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Jumpsuit (Fueled By Ramen)
One of the returns of the year has lift off, as Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun come back with a track that sputters and roars like an idling motorcycle.
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Boom Boom (She Got That) (Sasha Brown)
Here’s a banging new single from London-based singer-songwriter and DJ Sasha Brown. Clearly, someone knows their house pop very well.
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