#TrustedForTaste Best Songs of The Week — November 19th
Each week, we receive countless submissions of exciting new music, so we’ll be taking you through a weekly wrap up of all our favourite new tunes every Friday called #TrustedForTaste. Follow our Spotify playlist to never miss our updates!
Saba – Stop That
Chicago’s very own Saba has returned with his second single lifted from his upcoming record, ‘Few Good Things’ out in February 2022. The track is a dark, short and sharp trap number that speaks on generational wealth, manifestation and remaining independent in the face of industry pressure.
Chitra – Give Up
Naarm based singer-songwriter Chitra has today returned with her shimmering new single, ‘Give Up’. With the track, she fuses her distinct sonic influences into a bed of uplifting rock, made compelling by emotional complexity in her lyrics.
Jordan Dennis – Egyptian Lover featuring Dallas Woods and JUJO
Naarm based rapper Jordan Dennis has returned with his silky smooth new single, ‘Egyptian Lover’ featuring Dallas Woods and produced by JUJO. The track is unapologetically catchy and infectious, featuring brooding bass runs, flowing rhythms from Jordan all building to a smooth falsetto.
Miiesha – All My Time
Miiesha has released her Smoke EP today, the first in a double EP release. With Smoke, Miiesha reflects on her pain, as she chaotically fights for survival, battling the consequences of others actions and utilises her survival instinct.
Milan Ring – Sydney Hue featuring BLESSED
Acclaimed R&B artist Milan Ring today shares ‘Sydney Hue’ featuring BLESSED, the latest single lifted from her highly anticipated debut album, I’m Feeling Hopeful, due out December 3. The track features co-production and vocals from BLESSED, and acts as a nod and ode to the city they call home, and their parallel experiences in the city.
Hancoq & Craigiewave – 2THELEFT
Naarm based rappers and artists Hancoq and Craigiewave have combined for their first collaborative single, ‘2THELEFT’. The track reflects on the idea of overcoming adversity, dealing with trauma and persevering through it. With it, both artists erupt into a new era, sonically and personally, as the world begins to change and they venture outside.
Young Franco & Tkay Maidza – Real Nice (H.C.T.F.) featuring Nerve
Young Franco, Tkay Maidza and Nerve have released their collaborative single, ‘Real Nice (H.C.T.F.)’, with the track acting as the anthem for the start of A-Leagues season launching 19th November.
KYE – Finest Quality
Zimbabwe-born, London-raised, Naarm/Melbourne-based vocalist KYE today shares her anticipated debut EP Good Company, featuring her latest single ‘Finest Quality’, produced by Eora based Touch Sensitive.
Yb. – Coffee Shop
Soaring out of Meanjin, Brisbane, rising indie icon Yb. has been brewing new flavours just in time to soundtrack summer and today serves up smooth new drop, ‘Coffee Shop’. The track was a collaboration with Winston Surfshirt and Fossa Beats on production, creating a golden, warm, track jam packed with soul.
NIKI – Split
Indonesian vocalist, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist NIKI today returns with the new single ‘Split’, lifted from 88rising’s forthcoming Head In The Clouds 3 compilation.