Bloodz Boi, Joey G ii, Sandy Hsu and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

Sit back, press play and delve into our finely curated ‘Brand New’ playlist featuring a bunch of new and exciting acts – you’re guaranteed to come across a gem.

1. Bloodz Boi – ‘The Future I Wanted Was Gone’

Bloodz Boi is an underground Chinese rapper and vocalist who has been quickly amassing fans not only behind the Great Firewall – but also beyond it. From a handful of collaborations involving artists such as Organ Tapes, YNCC and Mixed Matches, the sheer sense of emotion his music conveys is of a rare-form. Much like Future, there’s raw emotion found in both the production’s melancholic melodies and in his delicate autotuned vocal style. This unique aspect of Bloodz Boi’s music successfully defies any language barrier.

2. Sandy Hsu – ‘Woman’

Sandy Hsu utilises strictly her voice in ‘Woman’, a slow-paced and meticulously layered track showcasing the Melbourne-based artist’s impressive choral background. This release marks the third and final single before she unveils her forthcoming EP ‘She Comes To Me In A Fever Dream’.

3. Joey G ii – ‘Project Jellybean’

Orphan co-founder Joey G ii drops an exquisite four-track EP via The Ambient Zone. From the artist’s top-tier level of musicianship and general artistic maturity, ‘Hood Canal’ compiles compositions that are not only captivating but seem viscerally driven by honesty and some form of introspective-ness. One of our favourite releases this month.

4. svrite – ‘Pulluponem’

Florida-based Puerto Rican-American rapper and producer Svrite shares ‘CRYBABY’, a pumping five-track EP showcasing the young artist’s distinct vocal style.

5. Ghetto Boy feat. B4bonah – ‘Je’

Teaming up with Ghanaian-talent B4bonah, Hackney-born artist Ghetto Boy shares an enticing new single you wish had been your soundtrack this summer!

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Inka Upendo, Limvge, T. Evann and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

This week our BRAND NEW playlist expands to even broader horizons, as we double the amount of tracks from 50 to a 100! However, nothing to worry about, we’re still meticulously handpicking each selection and making sure we offer you the freshest new music from a handful of international talents.

1. Inka Upendo – ‘Beatiful’

Working out of Falmouth, Helsinki-producer and songwriter Inka Upendo is quickly making a name for herself through her uncanny blend of leftfield production, hypnotising vocals and absurd yet oddly realistic lyrics.

2. Limvge – ‘Shake God’

New York-multidisciplinary artist Limvge shares a spellbinding new release packed with personality and highly-addictive rhythms.

3. T. Evann – ‘Day Will Rise’

T. Evann showcases stacked vocal harmonies and chorus-driven acoustic guitars on his promising new single ‘Day Will Rise’.

4. Dizzle AP – ‘Cash Machine’

Luton-rapper Dizzle AP drops ‘Cash Machine’, a hard-hitting and unapologetic new track you need to hear. Intense head-bobbing experience guaranteed!

5. GALILEO – ‘PLAE’

Not much online regarding this act, however despite the lack of information the music and video suffice to say their psychedelic-take on dream pop is particularly noteworthy.

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Haich Ber Na, Tiggz, Shahrae and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

We return to our freshly-picked ‘BRAND NEW’ playlist featuring a bunch of under-the-radar artists from around the world.

1) Haich Ber Na – ‘Nowhere Like It’

South East London’s very own Haich Ber Na shares a cinematic new video for his single ‘Nowhere Like It’. Self-directed, the Lynchesque visuals juggle between slick interior design, architecture and grainy Kubrickian colours while unveiling an eerie and strangely twisted romance. From organic to synthetic textures, the track explores all sorts of sonic avenues whilst the captivating video gives the project a whole new sense of realism.

2) Tiggz – ‘Trust’

‘Trust’ is another South London-gem courtesy of rising-rapper Tiggz, who’s unique energy and vocal delivery make him a runner up for artists to watch in 2020.

3) Shahrae – ‘Like the Others Do’

Adelaide-based alt-pop artist Shahrae drops a neatly-packaged new single showcasing her smooth and addictive vocals over a tastefully-produced instrumental.

4) LOVER – ‘Starving’

Australian-artist LOVER announces his debut EP with a catchy new track ‘Starving’ to be released later this year via Mammal Sounds Records.

5) Ba$hir – ‘Me Stuff’

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Tohji, Rockstar Payso, Lonelyspeck and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

Our BRAND NEW playlist has been updated with a monstrous amount of new music from a bunch of unsigned and up-and-coming artists. From synth-pop to electronica, Japanese rap to R&B, there are gems for just about everyone.

1. Tohji – ‘HI-CHEW’

Tohji is the Tokyo-based rapper who’s idiosyncratic sound and aesthetic has taken Japan’s rap scene by storm. Make sure to check out his brand new project ‘angel’ and if you’re in London, catch his debut show in the capital at Bussey Building this Friday, alongside London crews Eastern Margins, Bala Club, Tobago Tracks and more.

2. Rockstar Payso – ‘Blood Bath’

Brooklyn-based rapper Rockstar Payso delivers a white-hot new music video for his dangerously catchy single ‘Blood Bath’.

3. Lonelyspeck – ‘My Angel Goes Before Me’

Lonelyspeck is the alias of Australian multi-instrumentalist and visual artist Sione Teumohenga. Eclectic and extremely distinctive, his sound intelligently balances between leftfield and pop sensibilities.

4.  Teebs – ‘Mapito’

Brainfeeder-affiliated producer Teebs shares a captivating new cut via via Strange Neighbor, a future soul and hip hop label based between Los Angeles and New York.

5. Salami Rose Joe Louis – ‘Sitting with Thoughts’

Speaking of Brainfeeder, here’s a beautiful new release from the Bay Area-based musician, composer, producer (and planetary scientist) Salami Rose Joe Louis out via Flying Lotus’ iconic label.

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Braue, Topp, Montae Harri$ and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

We return to our weekly-refreshed ‘Brand New’ playlist with a huge new shipment of international flavours from a bunch of unsigned and up-and-coming artists from around the world.

Sit back, press play and delve in!

1. Topp – ‘Anything’

Based out of Washington, rapper and producer Topp showcases his atypical vocal style over minimalist yet detailed production on ‘Anything’.

2. Montae Harri$ – ‘Imagine Me’

Originally emerging out of the Soundcloud scene back in 2016, Florida-rapper Montae Harri$ is quicly making a name for himself through his unique blend of lyricism, catchy instrumentals and captivating vocal melodies.

3. Mindsight – ‘Obsession’

German-producer Mindsight returns with another mesmerizing composition filled with astonishing synthetic textures.

4. Secret Attraction – ‘Last Kiss’

Working out of Phoenix, Secret Attraction makes delicate and dream-like pop music which you’ll quickly find yourself hooked to. We highly recommend you check out his brand new EP ‘Day Dream’ via Californian-label Stratford Ct.

5. Braue – ‘Unicord’

Vancouver-producer Braue shares ‘Unicord’ a fascinatingly minimalist house-cut that gently caresses your senses like the sunrise in the morning – a blissful listen that should not be slept on.

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iris, MC Tigz, Sha Bussin Not Ya Cousin and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

In order to soundtrack this beautiful summer’s day, we’ve restocked our ‘Brand New’ playlist with a boatload of new tracks from a crop of under-the-radar artists and future stars.

1. iris – ‘mercy’

Norwegian-newcomer iris shares a catchy new single showcasing the artist’s multi-faceted methods of expression which defines her sound.

2. DIPS & Lo-Wu – ‘Take Off’

Shortly after their debut single ‘Focus Riddim’, the UK-based duo, made up of vocalist DIPS and producer Lo-Wu unveil an enticing new track that flaunts both meticulous sonic maturity and lyrical-class.

3. Sha Bussin Not Ya Cousin – ‘Salt’

New York-based rapper Sha Bussin Not Ya Cousin shares a bouncy new track featuring the vocalist’s distinct melodic vocal style over a slick and tasteful instrumental.

4. IDK – ‘Digital’

Not unsigned or under-the-radar but nonetheless brand new on our radar, IDK is an American rapper and producer from Prince George’s County we’re really into, check out the new music video for ‘Digital’ now.

5. MC Tigz – ‘Lisa Raye’

South London-rapper MC Tigz drops a melancholic yet ruthless cut you’ll definitely want to hear.

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Ake, Blasé, Vanacana and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

Our cherry-picked BRAND NEW playlist gets its weekly dose of fresh new music from a handful of unsigned and under-the-radar artists – expect everything from infectious summer anthems to weightless Italian minimalism and heavenly soul joints.

1. Blasé (feat. Manast LL’ & Rowjay) – ‘Bounce’

Parisian-producer Blasé enlists rising-vocalist Manast LL’ and Montreal-rapper Rowjay on ‘Bounce’, an addictive new single packed with attitude both musically and visually!

2. Vanacana – ‘X-Hausted’

Saint Louis-rappers Vanacana drop a neatly packaged seven-track EP filled with warm production and clever top lines.

3. Ake – ‘We’d have deserved a better future’

Based out of Turin, experimental-producer Ake unveils a mesmerizing six-track EP showcasing the artist’s plethora of textures from glitchy 8-bit-like ambient works to saturated percussions and disorienting pads.

4. Goro – ‘This is a Moment in The Matrix’

Goro unveils his debut album ‘Unbound Forever’, an extremely mature and well-rounded body of work that explores the Bulgaria-born, Berlin-based producer’s Balkan heritage through his versatile and unapologetic sound. Make sure to check out his mind-boggling Dummy Mix while you’re at it.

5. Sophie Faith – ‘Late Nights’

London-based vocalist Sophie Faith shares a delicate new single led by her catchy vocal melodies flowing seamlessly over the production’s warm acoustic textures.

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Justend, Aiya, Las Aves and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

We return just in time to cure your midweek blues with our finely curated ‘Brand New’ playlist featuring a bunch of new and exciting acts from around the globe.

1. Justend – ‘Quartz’

Newcomer on the Long Island-scene, Justend drops an impressive new single that combines all sorts of delicious elements from smooth vocals to warm organic drum sounds.

2. Aiya – ‘Focus’

Melbourne-based vocal duo Aiya deliver a minimalist and intricately produced new piece that’ll have you mesmerized from beginning to end.

3. Las Aves – ‘A Change of Heart’

Hailing from Toulouse, French-trio Las Aves unveil a captivating new single and video for ‘A Change Of Heart’.

4. Doko – ‘Répondeur’

French-rap duo Doko deliver straight heat in their video for ‘Répondeur’.

5. BLVTH – ‘The Void’

Shortly after the release of his latest single ‘Champagne’, the Polish-Albanian multi-instrumentalist returns with another energetic new audiovisual piece.

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Corella tops our NEXT HYPE playlist this week

In the current age of social media and streaming, it would be easy to overlook a vital element that has bound the music scene together across the years; one that has perhaps been sacrificed somewhat in recent times… community. This week, we spoke to Fred and Freddy – founders of Keep Hush – the music streaming platform aiming to keep a tight knit communal spirit at the heart of everything they do.

In another great week for music, Octavian dropped his new mixtape ‘Endorphins’, and we gave the low-down on the rappers unique set of tunes.

Elsewhere, we premiered Catnipp’s rework of BABii’s ‘POiiSON’, as well as Intern Hookup’s house joint, ‘Do It Now’, while also acquiring an exclusive mix from Paris-based-DJ Miley Serious, featuring her favourite labels’ new and unreleased material.

To get in the summer mood, Cambridge festival Strawberries & Creem provided a helpful guide on how to build your own festival, and, on the hot topic of global warming, we pondered whether or not the agenda of climate change had space to flourish in dance music.

We’ve condensed all the best new music into one handy playlist, available below. This time round, rising rapper Corella tops the list, with new additions from Tion Wayne, Gucci Mane, Krept and Konan, and  K-Trap.

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AMAZONDOTCOM, Daniel Adé, ZEM and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

We return with our finely curated ‘Brand New’ playlist featuring a bunch of new and exciting acts from around the globe. Listen below.

1. Daniel Adé –  ‘Hear Me Out’

Multi-talented Essex rapper Daniel Adé unveils the video for ‘Hear Me Out’ taken from his self-released and refreshingly versatile new EP ‘Blossom’.

2. AMAZONDOTCOM – ‘Priestess’

AMAZONDOTCOM is the moniker of Los Angeles-producer and Siete Catorce-collaborator Stella Ahn. Unapologetic and meticulously sculpted, her debut solo EP ‘Mirror River’ is a sonic landslide of deep frequencies and driving percussions.

3. Heart TheArtist – ‘Keep’Em Blue’

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The Harlem-native drops a slow-paced heater driven by his unique vocal delivery and flow.

4. ZEM – ‘Won’t Wait’

Made up of the production duo Broke ’n Tipsy and vocalist/producer Ayla, Swedish-collective ZEM share their enticing new single ‘Won’t Wait’.

5. Jez_ebel – ‘Telephone’

Chilean and Norwegian-artist Jez_ebel releases her syrupy new single ‘Telephone’.

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8Ruki, FAKETHIAS, SQ Diesel and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

After a small break we return to our cherry-picked ‘Brand New’ playlist featuring a handful of under-the-radar artists from around the world. This week sees international rap, blissful electronic textures and great music throughout.

1. 8Ruki – Roule Un Shit

Underground staple of the Parisian rap scene, 8Ruki shares a blissed out new track and video for ‘Roule Un Shit’ taken off his newly released ‘Steam’ EP.

2. FAKETHIAS – Torn/Enhanced

Oslo-based producer FAKETHIAS has carved out a singular niche for himself in Norway. With already a few releases out via Slick Shoota’s Ball Em Up and Tellé Records, he now returns with an unbelievably refreshing three-track project made up of majestically disjointed, industrial and meticulously crafted melodic compositions.

3. SQ Diesel – New Jack City

Released just last month, London-based rapper SQ Diesel drops a melancholic hip-hop anthem produced by the Octavian-affiliated Block Boy Sound crew.

4. HEROARKY – Psych

Tokyo-born, Sydney-based producer HEROARKY drops an intelligently minimalist house cut filled with intricate percussive elements and textures all centered around one chord.

5. Caev – Count On Me

Boston’s very own Caev shares the video for ‘Count On Me’, a bouncy track led by the rapper’s catchy toplines and Nirvana-like guitars.

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SEANTHOMMONEY, Lul Lion, Deaton Chris Anthony and more added to Dummy’s BRAND NEW playlist

As usual, we return with our weekly updated ‘Brand New’ playlist featuring a bunch of fresh new music from a handful of unsigned artists and future stars – make sure to check out a few of our favourites below.

1. SEANTHOMMONEY – ‘Big 9s’

22-year-old Atlanta-rapper and recent Awful Records-signee, SEANTHOMMONEY, unveils a unapologetically fiery debut single made atypical by his nonconformist approach to songwriting.

2. Lul Lion (feat. Daisha McBride) – ‘2 Tenn’

Quickly becoming a rising presence of the Tennessee-rap scene, Lul Lion delivers her brand new debut LP ‘$tsla’, a versatile and promising body of work.

3. Deaton Chris Anthony – ‘1999 She’

LA-based multi-disciplinary Deaton Chris Anthony releases an enticing new electro-house cut filled with his very own luscious vocal chops.

4. Dolorum – ‘Tristan’

Based somewhere in between Toronto and Montreal (as stated on his Facebook page), Canadian-artist Dolorum shares a blissfully gentle production entitled ‘Tristan’.

5. Countess Malaise – ‘Kash’

The countess is back with another great offering, however this time the weapon of choice is in Icelandic and yes… it still slaps!

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