The best new new tunes you need in your life from this week including SZA, Anna Lunoe, Caroline & Claude, P.Smid, Winston Surfshirt, Cult Shotta & more
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!
SZA - Jodie
SZA has celebrated her cult adored record CTRL’s five year anniversary releasing the deluxe edition of the record which features 7 new tracks. Our favourite of the bunch is the album’s closer, Jodie which is produced by Tyler, The Creator. 5 years on the whole record holds up as one of the strongest in contemporary R&B history.
Anna Lunoe - Like Me
Producer, radio host and all round adored legend Anna Lunoe has announced that her forthcoming EP Saturday Love will release on the 29th of July. Alongside the announcement, she’s unveiled her second solo release of the year and another taste of the project Like Me. The track is a gorgeous melodic house number, that features a dexterous bass line which punches below driving synths.
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Caroline & Claude - IDK YOU
Fresh off huge debut performances in the UK, Caroline & Claude have released the new charming IDK YOU. The track is vintage sounding pop meets drum and bass with a hyper pop influenced bridge. The track lands alongside an impressive self-directed music video, which was filmed across locations in Sydney.
P.Smid - WESSIDE
Western Sydney hip-hop and R&B artist P.Smid has released her cheerful and chant-worthy new single WESSIDE as a part of Campbelltown Art Centre’s Conscious program. The track is her first release of the year, that features a varied vocal performance between singing and rapping, and extremely catchy and attention grabbing lyrical hooks.
Winston Surfshirt - Maybe I’m In Love With You featuring Talib Kweli
Double-platinum six piece band Winston Surfshirt has linked up with New York hip-hop royalty Talib Kweli for their new single Maybe I'm In Love With You. Talib has worked with the greatest producers in the world, including Pharrell Williams, Kanye West Just Blaze, J Dilla and Madlib, and delivers his verse on the track with sleek professionalism. It features a calming hook, glitzy brass section and a distinct East-Coast hip-hop energy.
King Princess - Too Bad
King Princess has today shared a pair of tracks from her forthcoming sophomore record, Cursed and Too Bad. The album, which is a follow up to her 2019 cult adored Cheap Queen is set or release on the 29th of July and features an all star cast of collaborators.
Cult Shotta & Lil Golo - Beamin
Sydney/Eora’s hottest duo have released their new, EDM infused banger Beamin. The track features cut throat rap flows packed with hilarious bars. They sit above a banging deep house, jaw clenching worthy beats.
ZPLUTO - Berzerk
Off the back of his biggest release to date Bonnie & Clyde, Sydney/Eora based rapper ZPLUTO has returned with his new, powerful single Berzerk. The track sees the artist cross genres for the first time, fusing hip-hop with pop punk, for a short, punchy and content fuelled track.