Every Friday, Overblown selects the best of the week’s new songs. Ob Picks rounds up the single releases and album releases which may have passed you by: we gotchu.
Confidence Man // Firebreak
Confidence Man share ‘Firebreak’ after building a reputation as one of the must-see names on any festival lineup and releasing the unstoppable ‘On & On (Again)‘ with Daniel Avery. Adorned with cover art which evokes a 00s dance compilation album, ‘Firebreak’ is the sound of Friday night.
Lord Apex // The Good Fight (prod. by Madlib)
West London’s Lord Apex has shared new album, The Good Fight, today, alongside this gem of a title track. Freddie Gibbs, Eyedress and Greentea Peng all lend their talents to a stellar collection.
Fabiana Palladino with Jai Paul // I Care
Fabiana Palladino has announced her long-awaited debut album with this dreamy duet alongside the enigmatic Jai Paul. ‘I Care’ is a modern take on the timeless male/female pop duet.
youbet // Carsick
Recent Hardly Art signees youbet fuse touches of folk songwriting with dreamy shoegaze and an understated groove to truly whet our appetites for what’s to come.
Rory Sweeney // Loose Lips (feat. Ahmed, With Love., EMBY & Curtisy)
Producer Rory Sweeney enlists a dream team of collaborators from Dublin’s burgeoning alternative hip-hop scene to make for a track that hits with an instant sense of timelessness.
Skydaddy // His Masterpiece
Rachid Fakhre has announced February’s arrival of debut EP Pilot with the charming ‘His Masterpiece’. Imagine Randy Newman’s finest work percolated through a drug-fuelled dream state and you’re halfway there.
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