Your New Music Round Up: 29/09

Your weekly round-up of the best new releases and emerging artists from the past week. Featuring new music from BETSY, Banks and ELOHIM…


Kimbra: Everybody Knows

New Zealand’s very own, Kimbra, is back with new music and a new album, titled Primal Heart, out early next year. She’s shared a taster in the form of the soul-infused synth-pop Everybody Knows. If this is what’s to come from this album, then bring on 2018 quickly…

Miley Cyrus: She’s Not Him

Miley has departed from her craze infused Bangerz era and has returned with the country-pop follow-up Younger Now. This sees Cyrus reinventing her sound and moving into a more mature sound. The album even has a Dolly Parton feature, what more could you possibly need…

BETSY: Heavy Head

Whilst the Cher comparisons are inevitable with this one, BETSY’s self-titled debut is more than enough proof that the Welsh vocal-powerhouse has the talent, the voice and the songs to mark her out as one of the finest unique artists to emerge in recent months. Just take a listen to Heavy Head

Read our recent interview with our new fav artist right here.

First Aid Kit: It’s a Shame

Swedish duo First Aid Kit’s narrative folk makes a return in a follow-up to their 2014 Columbia Records debut Stay Gold. Their modest, Sixties-inspired country infused self-expression reaches maturity in It’s a Shame, as the two siblings enter a new lyrical stage of their careers.

Banks: Underdog

The reigning Queen of peculiar pop marks her return with the intriguing Underdog. Features actual barking…

ELOHIM: The Wave

The gal can seriously do no wrong… HISKIND fav ELOHIM follows her impressive streak of recent single releases with the equally-insane The Wave, bringing the biggest chorus of this week with it.

Lostchild: Skin

New kid on the block Lostchild has every reason to work his way onto your emerging talent radars, churning out pretty damn impressive 80s-tinged synthpop over the past 12 months. Skin, a cover from Madonna’s iconic Ray Of Light record, joins the list of Lostchild tracks you didn’t know you needed in your life. Better still, this one’s a free download.

Roe: Playground Fights

Blissful vocals and as chilled-out as a guitar line is ever going to get, Roe’s Playground Fights sounds like London Grammar at their best with the added benefits of searing percussion. A good combo if you ask us.

Boba K: Nothing Can Stop Us Now

Newcomer Boba K makes the kind of pop perfect for filling the giant MØ-shaped hole we’ve been left with whilst Ms Ørsted Andersen takes her time doing whatever she’s doing… Nothing Can Stop Us Now should, rightfully, be huge.

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