Music Week’s guide to the most essential tracks of the moment…
GEORGIA (FEAT. SHYGIRL)
Georgia Barnes returns with a track that sounds like it was made in space, as fellow Londoner Shygirl's vocals drift in and out of synths and beats. Extra points for namechecking Amaretto and vodka jelly, too.
Contact Aoife Kitt
BIG ZUU (FEAT. JME)
Fall Off (Big Zuu)
Big Zuu gets soulful on a track that fulfils his ambition of collaborating with JME, who delivers his bars like a pinball machine operator in a hurry.
Contact Dulcie MacKechnie
PETITE NOIR (FEAT. DANNY BROWN & NUKUBI NUKUBI)
Petite Noir goes widescreen on a cut from new mini-album La Maison Noir/The Black House. The South African-raised maverick plays Earth Hackney on November 3.
Contact Joe Parry
Manhattan Project (TSR)
Watch out for this West Lothian quartet, who have their eyes on a seat at indie’s top table, hoping that their urgent noise will seal the deal.
Contact Ash Collins
RITON & KAH-LO (FEAT. MR EAZI)
Catching Feelings (Riton Time)
UK producer Riton and Nigerian singer Kah-Lo get loose with Mr Eazi on a good-time cut from the pair’s new LP, Foreign Ororo.
Contact Katerina Koumourou
AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS
Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled) (Flightless)
Just try muzzling Amyl And The Sniffers, who celebrate signing to Rough Trade with this snarling scree. Woof, woof!
Contact Ben Ayres
Grace (AMF/Virgin EMI)
“I’m not ready to be just another of your mistakes,” sings Lewis Capaldi, before handclaps usher in what is surely his biggest chorus yet..
Contact Ant Giannaccini