The 11 Best Tunes of the Week | 2023 Week 12
Anthemic indie & psych pop, hip hop infused house, rap filled jazz, alt-rock & post-punk are just the tip of the iceberg this week
Image - Left: Nicholas Allbrook, Right: Angie Colman
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 11 favourite tunes from the week that was from the likes of Angie Colman, Bernice, Ella Thompson, Jitwam, Moor Mother, Nicholas Allbrook, RVG, Sampology & Charlie Hill, Shygirl remixed by Bjork, Speakers Corner Quartet featuring Tirzah and The Teskey Brothers.
Angie Colman - No Party!
Emerging West Aussie-fave returns with her third single of upbeat & anthemic indie pop ahead of national tour - check out our premiere article for more info!
Bernice - No Effort To Exist
Gorgeous, reflective electronic indie sounds from Canadian pop experimentalists. New album Telephone Explosion out April 28.
Ella Thompson - Cool Down My Heart
Another track we premiered this week we've been loving comes from the Dorsal Fins & GL member that sees the Naarm/Melbourne-based vocalist returns to her soul roots on funky & uplifting new single
Jitwam - hollatchu (feat. YUNGMORPHEUS & Jaydonclover)
Following up his acclaimed 2022 LP Third, Jitwam teams up with MC YUNGMORPHEUS and r&B vocalist Jaydenclover for a new cut of deep hip-house.
Moor Mother - We Got The Jazz
Another artist following up an acclaimed 2022 LP, Moor Mother announced a deluxe edition of Jazz Codes with a new 2 minute single of truly singular rap infused avant-jazz. The deluxe edition of Jazz Codes is out May 19 via ANTI-.
Nicholas Allbrook - Round Round the Moon and All
Much loved Pond frontman, singer, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Albrook drops an epic, majestic, flute-filled, prog-rock influenced psych-pop. New album Manganese out June 9 via Spinning Top Records.
RVG - Squid
Fresh off playing SXSW in Austin, Naarm/Melbourn four-piece released a new single of dark and addictive alt-rock & post-punk. New album Brain Worms out June 2 via Ivy League Records.
Sampology & Charlie Hill - Constant Call feat. Tiana Khasi
Longtime Brisbane/Meanjin-based fave DJ, producer, radio host and all around legend Sampology teams up with prolific drummer Hill for a new project of cosmic electronic funky jazz, with the first single featuring the amazing vocals of Tiana Khasi.
Shygirl - Woe (I See It From Your Side) [Bjork Remix]
After just wowing audiences at her Cornucopia shows, Bjork treats us to a stripped back flip of the original inspired by the sounds of the electronic underground and featuring her iconic vocals.
Speakers Corner Quartet - fix (feat. Tirzah)
London-based boundary pushers team up with compatriot vocalist, the awesome Tirzah, for an enchanting new single of minimalistic, spaced out, machine-controlled bass sounds.
The Teskey Brothers - Take My Heart
Tender, heartfelt, soulful blues and gospel sounds from the bros highly anticipated third studio record. New album The Winding Way out June 16 via Ivy League Records.
Enjoy all these tunes as well as our singles with our favourite music videos of the week and a stack of other new sounds we've been feeling in our Office playlist.