Fresh Sounds [11/10/2019]

It’s our favourite day of the week, and also our busiest — New Music Friday! We’ve received hundreds of submissions from artists all around the world. Below are our favourite submissions and also some of our favourite new tunes by artists we’ve discovered in the past + new ones too. If you like what you hear, make sure you give that artist a follow on your favourite social media platform or even share their music.

Julia Thompson x Reo Cragun — DNA

A stunning collaboration by the 18 year-old emerging act from Cleveland, Ohio, Julia Thompson and one of our favourite rising stars Reo Cragun.

Icon South — Rolling Paper

Producer, singer and songwriter Icon South impresses again on his infectious new single “Rolling Paper”.

GNGR — It’s Yours

“This song for me is all about intimacy and connection between two people. Creating this came very organically from the moment David started laying down the drum pattern.” — GNGR. London-based singer-songwriter shares sensual record “It’s Yours”.

PNK FME — Not Okay

Adelaide, Australia-based producer, singer and songwriter PNK FME returns with the emotionally-driven record “Not Okay” — instant connection with listeners.

Manu Crooks — Above Water

One of Australia’s best rappers is back with a bang, Manu Crooks flows brilliantly on the well-produced record “Above Water”.

KYLO — Tell You

Toronto-based artist KYLO’s new single “Tell You” is a beautifully-sung record taken off of her Exit EP.

Sharna Bass — Worth It

“I was having a couple of drinks and felt the vibe of the beat so started to write about all the things in life that are worth living for” — Sharna Bass. “Worth It” is taken from the London-based singer-songwriter’s upcoming EP due out in January 2020.

12AM x 24KGoldn — Love Dies

Toronto-based singer-songwriter 12AM is back with another emotionally-driven alternative R&B record.

TeZATalks — BEG

TeZATalks continues to impress us with her versatility. Her new single “BEG” combines a plethora of genres such as electronica, rock and R&B to perfection.

Melodi x Chloe Dmnd — Boys Will Be Boys

London-based singer-songwriter Melodi links up with Chloe Dmnd that calls out those unfaithful boys out there.


Along with Canada, Australia keeps on blessing us with talented emerging artists. RAYN is definitely one of those artists, she shines vocally on her impressive new single titled “OMM” — the production has a nostalgic feel to it too. Beautiful. RAYN has worked with the likes of MXXWLL (Ty Dolla $ign, J. Cole), Maddmix (Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown), Golden Child (Jess Mauboy), and Dominic Owen (Looney Tunes, George Clinton).

Featured image: RAYN

Ormella — Choke