The 11 Best Tunes of the Week | 2023 Week 17
Big singles this week from the likes of Four Tet, Cable Ties, Folamour, Thundercat & Tame Impala, Your Old Droog and more!
Image - Left: Four Tet, Right: Your Old Droog
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 Agung Mango, Cable Ties, Chromeo feat. La Roux, Collarbones, Dulcie, Folamour, Four Tet, Kootsie Don, Surprise Chef, Thundercat & Tame Impala and Your Old Droog!
Agung Mango - Almost Famous feat. Melody Napoleon
After dropping his breakthrough MAN ON THE GO EP last year, the Naarm/Melbourne-based MC is back with a new single of smooth hip hop, taking cues from modern trap and r&b.
Cable Ties - Change
Aussie post-punk trio examine the long lasting trauma caused by patriarchal violence on the third single from their upcoming LP. Cable Ties' new album All Her Plans is out June 23 via Poison City Records.
Chromeo - Replacements Feat. La Roux
Iconic electro-funk continue their resurgence with a new single of synthy indie-pop sounds featuring the distinctive vocals of La Roux.
Collarbones - Ripe for Filth
Cross-state Aussie experimental pop duo return with atmospheric & euphoric single, their first new music in four years.
Dulcie - Sleep It Off
Boorloo/Perth-based trio continue their rise with new single of driving & hook filled poppy indie rock.
Folamour - Voyage feat. Amadou & Mariam
French DJ, producer and vocalist announced his new album in fine style with an uplifting slice of groove-laden Afro-house. Folamour's new album Manifesto is out May 26 via Sony.
Four Tet - Three Drums
Fresh off headlining Madison Square Garden and Coachella alongside Skrillex and Fred Again.., beloved English producer Four Tet dropped 8 minutes of pure downtempo, majestic electronic bliss this week.
Kootsie Don - Lemme Know
Brand new on Briggs' Bad Apples Music, emerging First Nation's MC drops a sleek and sultry new single fusing elements from hip hop and r&b in an addictive blend.
Surprise Chef - Talent Stick
The latest single of progressive funky instrumental jazz vibes from Naarm/Melbourne quintet's forthcoming EP. Surprise Chef's new EP Friendship is out June 2 via Big Crown Records.
Thundercat & Tame Impala - No More Lies
The biggest collab of the week (that we covered here) did not disappoint!
Your Old Droog - Venture Capital
Just a week on from his latest collab with Madlib, prolific NYC MC YOD brings the lyrical heat over a jazzy boom bap beat.
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.