Location: Berlin, DE
Age is a box, yes, but it’s also a straight line. Think about it. “One By One”.
Vet Bibio drops off a new bit of surrealistic indie pop in the form of the excellent rhythm-driven track, “Old Graffiti”.
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.
“Stay” is the new collaborative track of vets Aston Shuffle, Fabich and vocalist Dana Williams. “Stay” is propelled by its neat juxtaposition of a cooled main melody and minor keyed tones set to a head nods, inc house-y beat. Give “Stay” your attention below.
Beamed straight from the wilds of Belgium through your speakers and into the zone of your bloodstream set to funk. “Duran Duran”, the latest from Vhyce (with an assist from Yves Parquet), adeptly juxtaposes moody synths, a hook-laden pop-destroyer melody, and a main groove that keeps things moving. “Listen to Duran Duran”.
SG’s consistency in delivering across varying sounds and styles is gd remarkable. “Again”, which features Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, explores the more dance-y section of SG Lewis’ sound with A+ results.
NAO released her Saturn LP on October 26th. One of Saturn’s many highlights is the dance-y Mura Masa-produced “If You Ever”. An additional version of “If You Ever”, available only behind the Soundcloud paywall, features a verse from 6LACK.
We’ve been on HIGH HØØPS train for a little while now. The NZ artist’s latest is the dance-y “Madly” that is souped up with every single 2018 funk breaks option available.
Bash bros. Disclosure are a very talented pair indeed and with seemingly inextinguishable aplomb fire into the September ether, the vocal-heavy house head-nodder “Moonlight”.
The latest iteration of the B3 Top 12 features a summertime viber from Germany-based MC (and cover artist) Serious Klein plus new ones from Godmode king Channel Tres, 37 Adventures’ Burhou, and an excellent late-night cooler from Drinker. Stream it on Spotify and Apple Music
Serious Klein / Romeo – Should’ve Known
Channel Tres – Jet Black
Burrhou – 38 Degrees
ESCHES – Nomads
Shagabond / Noah – Arouse
Free Love – Pushing Too Hard
A Beacon School – It’s Late
Island Fox – Comrade
Childcare – Magazines
Inflo – No Fear
Drinker – Fragment II
Asal Hazel / Mndsgn – U Say U Do