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Havelock – Pig Latin

UK newcomer Havelock tees up a glace bit of R&B-driven pop that we’re spinning in the form of “Pig Latin”.

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06-03-19

Jordan Rakei – Say Something

Jordan Rakei will release his third LP Origin on Ninja Tune on June 14th. The cool compact soul of “Say Something” is the first preview from Origin and we’re digging it in a major way.

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05-09-19

Matt Martians – Knock Knock

Stream “Knock Knock”, the first track from The Internet’s Matt Martians’ The Last Party LP. The track features ace production from Omar Apollo and Dreamboy Oscar and is our reigning track of the week on our Top 12 of the Week playlist.

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05-09-19

Omar Apollo – Kickback

The rapidly rising Omar Apollo knocks out “Kickback” a Miguel-esque midtempo number that belongs on R&B radio right now.

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05-02-19

Talos – Mamma (Feat. Jerome Thomas)

Vet Talos connects with fave voice UK singer Jerome Thomas for fresh D’Angelo-y new one “Mamma”.

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05-02-19

Maye – My Love

“My Love” from Maye is so so good. Shot out of an ultramodern canon with A+ production, etc “My Love” is one of the best tracks of the year thusfar. Listen.

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04-04-19

Sophie Faith – Salt

GD this is a great track. Sophie Faith is an R&B singer out of London you should be listening to and the stunning “Salt” is a great place to start.

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04-04-19

Bibio – Old Graffiti

Vet Bibio drops off a new bit of surrealistic indie pop in the form of the excellent rhythm-driven track, “Old Graffiti”.

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04-04-19

Swsh – Come With Me

We’re into the cooled-out R&B of SoCal singer Swsh’s latest “Come With Me”. Those chord voicings in the break!

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03-15-19

Marvin Gaye – My Last Chance (SalaAM Remi Remix)

! Motown will release Marvin’s shelved 1972 LP You’re the Man on March 29th! Here the great Salaam Remi has been tapped to mix “My Last Chance” from those 1972 post-What’s Going On sessions and the track is great! Listen!

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02-20-19

Branko & Sango – Hear From You (Feat. Cosima)

Lisbon-based producer Branko is joined by Sango and UK vocalist Cosima on “Hear From You”. A kinetic mix of Brazilian-influenced rhythms set to an R&B-y instrumental backdrop, “Hear From You” is excellent. Check that cuica-sounding break first heard at 1:13.

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02-07-19

Isabelle Brown – What U Waiting 4

Brighton’s latest talent export Isabelle Brown streams new jam “What U Waiting 4”. The songs itself rides a mid-tempo bed of soulful Rhodes, scattered bits of sax and winds and cool jazz mixed drums. “What U Waiting 4” is part of a four track EP forthcoming from True Panther.

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02-07-19