The 10 Best Tunes of the Week | 2024 Week 13

The 10 Best Tunes of the Week | 2024 Week 13

Check out the 10 best tunes from the week that was including new sounds from Blondshell, Chastity Belt, Ghost Care, Hiatus Kaiyote, Nite Fleit, The Buoys and more!

Image: Blondshell & Bully

With so much new music coming out each and every day, it can be hard to listen to everything, but we'll be damned if we don't try. Here are our favourite tunes from the week that was from the likes of Blondshell, Chastity Belt, Cosmo's Midnight, Ghost Care, Hiatus Kaiyote, Nite Fleit, Sakidasumi & PTMC, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Swapmeet and The Buoys!

Blondshell - Docket (feat. Bully)

Two future legends of the indie scene team up for a grungey and dreamy new single that sees them exploring the perils of hooking up on tour. Out now via Partisan.

Chastity Belt - Laugh

The quasi-title track from their new album, Washington alt-rock four-piece deliver an intimate ode to living in the moment in melodic and nostalgic fashion on this slow building cut of alt-rock goodness. Chastity Belt’s new album Live Laugh Love is out now via Suicide Squeeze Records.

Cosmo's Midnight - Chance On You feat. KUČKA

Nearly 10 years on from the release of Walk With Me, Cosmos Midnight & KUČKA join forces once again, this time taking us on a groove-laden, funk-influenced, addictive pop. Out now via Sony Music Australia.

Ghost Care - Don't I Know U

As we cross our fingers for news of a full-length album, West Aussie indie rockers drop their second single of the year in the form of upbeat yet introspective new single Don’t I Know U, inspired by the joyous feeling of looking in the mirror and actually liking who is looking back.

Hiatus Kaiyote - Make Friends

With previous Everything’s Beautiful still stuck in our heads, we got some good news this week as Australia’s premier purveyors of jazzy, funky, neo-soul, Hiatus Kaiyote, announced their fourth album with a headnod inducing, exploratory new single. Hiatus Kaiyote’s new album Cheat Code is out June 28 via Brainfeeder / Ninja Tune.

Nite Fleit - Space Madness

Aussie-born, London-based producer and DJ delivered a new five track EP this week for Marcel Dettmann’s Bad Manners Records, featuring her signature driving electro sounds on highlight cut Space Madness. Out now via Bad Manners.

Sakidasumi & PTMC - STASIS

A big Boorloo/Perth meeting of creative minds, enigmatic vocalist and born performer Sakidasumi teams up with producer, label boss and airwave controller PTMC for a new single of poppy, electro inspired sounds that sees swirling synths and textured layers complimenting Sakidasumi’s entrancing vocals.

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Don’t Wanna Lose You

It’s always special when we get to hear unreleased music from a true legend, which this week we were treated to with some unheard Sharon Jones! One of two unreleased cuts out now via Daptone Records, Don’t Wanna Lose You is vintage SJ & TDK, packing more soulful emotion into three minutes and forty seconds than most manage in a whole album. Out now via Daptone Records.

Swapmeet - Collision

Previously making music under the name Sour Sob, Kaurna land/Adelaide indie rockers Swapmeet announced their debut EP this week with an enchanting new cut of dream pop whose gorgeous composition belies the darker themes of the lyrics that explore the narrative of a car crash, and its subsequent impacts. Swapmeet’s new EP Oxalis is out April 12.

The Buoys - Subject A

Fresh off a lap around Australia for Laneway festival (that they gave us a sick road trip playlist for here), Aussie alt-rock faves The Buoys dropped their second single of the year with a soaring new anthem that calls out sexism in classic tongue-in-cheek manner. Out now via Sony Music Australia.

Enjoy all these tunes as well as a stack of other new music we've been feeling in our Spotify playlist.

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