Overwhelm by all the new music coming out? Here is a selection of our favorite tracks released this week, from emerging to most established artists, this is your weekly soundtrack!

Jack Harlow – First class

Jack Harlow rose to fame with his Lil Nas X collaboration, “Industry Baby”. Since this successful feature, he got mainstream attention and his latest single “First Class” is already number 1 on the US Billboard. This track samples Fergie’s iconic track “Glamorous” and the execution is refreshing and well done. This went from a classic snippet to a classic banger, well done Jack.

Tora-i – Lounging

Enigmatic London singer Tora-i just released her new single, the anthemic “Lounging”. A deeply atmospheric track that shows her talent as a songwriter, with production by Grammy award-winning producer Venna (WizKid, Burna Boy). Tora-i is having an incredible year having racked up 10 Ones To Watch nods from British Vogue, British GQ, Independent, Nylon, Pigeons & Planes, Complex UK, Notion, Line Of Best Fit, No Signal & Hypebeast. Proving she’s an artist in demand and the next steps of her career seem to be very promising.

Matt Taylor – April 13th

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Matt Taylor has been honing his craft over the last few years, pulling inspiration from the energy and courage in music. His new single “April 13th” is a stunning insight into his world. The accompanying video is a dreamy visual that brings the single alive. Born from a conflicting time, “April 13th” is an emotive dose of weightless alt-pop.

FKA twigs – papi bones feat. Shygirl

FKA Twigs has shared the video for her track “Papi Bones”, which features Shygirl. If it might look like a Burberry ad, “Papi Bones” appears on Twigs’ new mixtape, “Caprisongs”, which came out in January. This project contains collaborations with Rema, Jorja Smith as well as The Weeknd.

Conan Gray – Memories

Following his 2020 debut Kid Krow, Conan Gray recently announced that his second album “Superache” will be out in June. It’s been almost one year that Conan is teasing this upcoming project with tracks like “Overdrive” or ”Telepath”. His latest release is “Memories”, a piano-led ballad, in which Gray details his heartbreak.

Bolis Pupul – Neon buddha

Fresh off the back of an acclaimed debut album with sidekick Charlotte Adigéry Belgium-Chinese musician Bolis Pupul explores themes of heritage and identity on his new solo two-track 12-inch “Neon Buddha” – out 6th May via DEEWEE. The title track is inspired by a dream Bolis had of a pagoda in Hong Kong featuring a contemplative Buddha made of neon lights.

Sorry – There’s so many people that want to be loved

North London band Sorry has shared their brand new single and video “There’s So Many People That Want To Be Loved” – a thrilling first taste of a future fuller release slated for later in the year. Commenting on ‘There’s So Many People That Want To Be Loved’ and its accompanying video, Sorry’s Asha Lorenz says: “‘There’s So Many People..” is supposed to be a bit of a sad-funny love song! When we’re out of love we can feel detached and think ‘oh we’ll never be in love again… cry, cry’ but also try and laugh a bit…” She continues, “It’s easy to laugh or think you’ll never be THAT person then the next moment you can feel like the loneliest person in the world.”

Jelly Crystal – I Tryyy feat. Seinabo Sey

Jelly Crystal is one of the most interesting and exciting new artists to emerge from Sweden in recent times. His forthcoming EP “ILY”, which features very exciting guests Seinabo Sey and Alice Boman will be out on June 3rd via Smuggler Music/PIAS. In the meantime, he just drops a new single “I Tryyy” featuring Seinabo Sey. It’s a stunning alt-R&B track featuring a lush vocal display from Seinabo and Jelly, alongside captivating production from Simon On The Moon (James Blake, Jamie xx, Mahalia), who gently warps hypnotic synths and samples around the song’s warm lyricism.