This week's hottest new sounds...
H34t Rises (ATO)
This sparkling rework of a track from her fantastic Miss Universe debut album comes as a timely reminder that Nilüfer Yanya is enjoying a mega breakthrough year.
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Buss It Down (Dapaah Records)
Whatever you say, life was more boring before Big Shaq’s characterful, comic rap crash-landed in the UK scene. This new one is incessant: man’s still hot.
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Bottom Bitch (Ministry Of Sound)
On Bottom Bitch, Doja Cat hits upon a sweet melody that’ll lodge in your brain. This trails her forthcoming debut album, due next month.
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Home With You (Young Turks)
More robot pop from FKA Twigs, who seems more intent on rewiring her audience’s brains than ever, lurching between distortion and sad notes.
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Lose Control (Polydor)
What do you do when you’ve written one of the biggest dance records of the year? Write another one, of course! The mysterious Italians are on a roll.
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Everything & More (Liberator Music)
By now, this lot are famous for fiddly, emotive indie-pop, and this comeback single widens the scope further, with gnashing guitars and drums.
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Your Capricious Soul (Self-released)
Michael Stipe throws his weight behind the fight against climate change with this buzzing solo debut, with proceeds going to Extinction Rebellion.
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