Best new songs this week: Ob picks 19/1/24

Producer Joy Orbison sits among a room of recording equipment

Danny Brown // Y.B.P. (feat. Bruiser Wolf)
Check out this claymation visualiser from UK-based directors Edem Wornoo and Will Child. Danny Brown is on his way to the UK and Europe to promote 2023’s Quaranta album, get your tickets here.

Joy Orbison // flight fm
‘flight fm’ has been gathering notoriety since Joy Orbison debuted the track at last year’s Lost Village festival. Having already seen rotation from Four Tet, this is gunna be a set staple for a good while.

charlieeeee, piri // EASY
Repeat collaborator to the likes of RAYE, MNEK, piri & Tommy, Venbee and Girli; charlieeeee introduces us to their own brand of hyper-melodic pop with the contagious ‘EASY’.

Chalk – Claw
Bridging the anxious strums of Dublin post-punk and the relentless tempo of their native Belfast’s electronic scene, Chalk are the Emerald Isle’s brightest new offering.

Helado Negro // Best For You and Me
Roberto Carlos Lange’s Helado Negro moniker delivers ambient pop songwriting which marries his Ecuadorian heritage with his American upbringing. Forget the dreary January frost and let ‘Best For You and Me’ grant you three and a half minutes of summer.

HORNET // Silkworm
Stalwart promotors of London’s fruitful alternative scene, Slow Dance, are soon to release their annual compilation; featuring this enchanting etherial punk number from HORNET.

photo credit: Joy Orbison by John Renaut

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