From dazzling album teasers to undeniable house tunes and emerging rap star, September has kicked off with a bang!

Photography by Ivor Alice

Photography by Ivor Alice

Jorja Smith – “Falling or flying”

It’s hard to think of an album more hotly anticipated in the remainder of the year than Jorja Smith’s forthcoming sophomore LP. Each track to date has been an illustration of the incredible vitality of Smith, and this new offering, “Falling or flying” continues with similar confidence. Accompanied by a slick, atmospheric self produced visual, the new single sees sly 80s influences creep into Smith’s soul-leaning sound, with the expected ear worm hook bound to settle into the crevice of your brain.

Bad Boy Chiller Crew ft. Window Kid and Charlie Choppa – “Sliding”

The boys are back! Everyone’s favourite cheeky chaps are dropping in from their Bradford dwellings to get the September party started. Enlisting esteemed MC Window Kid and rising rapper Charlie Choppa, the lads once again prove themselves undeniable. Over a progressive house beat, all the involved MCs deliver humorous and memorable bars, and that hook is bound to get the club goers moving!

Archy Moor – “Cosy”

Following his acclaimed debut EP Bonnie Hill earlier this year and recent tour support for Denzel Curry, Dublin-based lyricist Archy Moor continues to prove why he is dubbed as one of the most intriguing and naturally reactive artists right now, with his brand new project “Cosy”. Spanning five versatile tracks, the project provides a raw insight to Archy’s experiences in life so far — from the deeper notes of “The Imposter” to the more hard-hitting beats of closer “Sick” (a fan-favourite at his recent Denzel Curry support, wheeling up the track multiple times due to the demand). Produced during a three-day stint during London Fashion Week 23’ alongside close friend and collaborator Earl Saga, the project’s cover art typography comes from George Boyce (Loyle Carner ‘hugo’ logo) whilst the mastering has been completed by Joker (Skepta, Skrillex, Jammer).


Genre-bending talent ATO has long proven himself one of the most interesting artists in UK alternative music. With this new EP, “DEATH OF A 2k7 PLAYBOY”, which is produced by regular collaborators EDEN and stevexcooper, the Leeds-native shows an impressive stylistic progression, sharpening his sonic ethos, and pushing the eclectic nature of his vocal delivery to new heights.

Blvk H3ro – On A Mission

Blvk H3ro’s long-awaited album, On A Mission, is a remarkable musical journey that showcases his growth and artistic prowess. With standout tracks like “Crazy World”, featuring Skillibeng, and chart-toppers “It Nuh Easy” and “Annabella”, Blvk H3ro effortlessly blends reggae and contemporary elements, making his music accessible while staying true to his Jamaican roots. This album solidifies his status as a trailblazer in the global music scene, and Blvk H3ro’s innovative spirit shines through every track.

Shaé Universe – “Passenger Princess”

R&B Godess Shaé Universe has been stunning fans with her sultry, celestial sound since she first appeared in the scene. This latest offering, “Passenger Princess” is a delicate, enticing number that set Shaé deep in her feels, delivering a typically hypnotic vocal performance, unwinding a story of trying to forgot an ex lover.

Kelvin Krash – “We Can Go (Buckshots 2)”

Long known for his collaborations with the likes of A$AP Rocky, multi-faceted creative Kelvin Krash is coming into his own with recent releases, just in time for the release of his debut album, HARSH, on 29th September. The musician, visual designer and producer has shared a new teaser from the forthcoming album in the shape of “We Can Go (Buckshots 2)”, a hazy, elusive offering that pinpoints the aesthetic of Krash’s sound to a tee.

Talia Goddess – “ONE TIME”

Multi-disciplinarian Talia Goddess is a varied and vital name emerging from the New York scene. Latest single, “ONE TIME” is a jumpy, charismatic cut that boasts a jumpy, brash vocal performance from Goddess atop a beat that feels fixed in nostalgia but driven by innovation.

sadHAPPY – “Say Goodbye”

There’s something irresistible about sadHAPPY’s new EP “Say Goodbye”. The emerging Scottish artist has made a statement of intent on this electronic pop body of work, flaunting a vivid songwriting approach atop undeniable, well crafted instrumentals that provoke and groove in equal measure.

Teni – “Lanke”

Summer might be ending, but no one tell Teni! The Nigerian singer’s latest single is a smooth, sentimental cut, a shining example of his swiftly progressing talent. The beat is blissful, and Teni rides it perfectly, with a vibrant visual further augmenting the fantastic offering.

Neon Waltz – “When All Is Said And Done”

Rising Scottish band Neon Waltz have been doing mainstays of the UK indie rock scene for a few years now, and with this new single they are showing why. An anthemic cut that signifies a new beginning for the impressive outfit, “When All Is Said And Done” is a crowd pleasing, slickly produced track that further cements the band’s acclaim and showcases their talents.

Paris Paloma – “as good a reason”

One of the brightest sparks in a shining indie folk renaissance, Paris Paloma is a master of emotional resonance, with a narrative songwriting approach that is visceral and compelling. Her latest offering, “as good a reason” is a moody and stylistic cut that flaunts the vocal nuance of the highly talented Paloma.

Kate Stewart – “Name Out Your Mouth”

Kate Stewart’s “Name Out Your Mouth” is a sassy R&B gem that showcases her vocal prowess. With smoky guitar strums and empowering lyrics, she highlights emotions of a failed relationship.This is a powerful anthem of women’s empowerment framed by Kate Stewart’s gifted artistry. Kate Stewart’s career is on a shining trajectory as an independent artist who refuses to conform to industry standards.

twst – “Catch Me (Beautiful Fall)”

twst’s “Catch Me (Beautiful Fall)” is an electrifying sonic journey that demands your attention. This is a pulsing euphoric pop track that delves into the complexities of a treacherous relationship. The song’s dynamic highs and lows capture the rollercoaster of emotions, all in just three minutes. twst is a rising force in the music industry, and “Catch Me” is a testament to their talent and creativity.

Tamaraebi – “Sweet Summers Day”

Tamaraebi’s latest release, “Sweet Summers Day”, is a genre-blending masterpiece that showcases his exceptional talent. With a voice that transports listeners to another dimension, he weaves an evocative narrative of yearning and self-discovery. Tamaraebi’s unique sound adds a fresh perspective to the pop music landscape. With his upcoming EP in the works, Tamaraebi is undoubtedly an artist to watch.

Kayla Grace – “Glass Child”

Kayla Grace’s debut EP, “glass child”, is a powerful blend of confessional lyrics and indie DIY pop-punk vibes. The title track resonates with its emotional depth and cathartic chorus. This EP marks Kayla Grace as an artist to watch in the coming years and one we can’t wait to see shine.

Mixtress x Pete Cannon – “Blinded By The Lights 23”

Mixtress and Pete Cannon’s latest track, “Blinded By The Lights 23”, is an electrifying sonic journey that fuses synth wizardry, jungle beats, and earth-shaking bass lines into a dance floor masterpiece. A dazzling and nostalgic tribute to a timeless classic that is already making waves on TikTok and YouTube, Mixtress continues to push the boundaries of music with her high energy, genre blurring style. London’s rave scene has just gained a thrilling new track.

FEM – “manspreading on my heart”

Istanbul singer-songwriter FEM offers up a unique perspective on alternative pop, driving forward her sound with emotive songwriting and stunning vocals. This is highlighted through new single “mans-reading on my heart”, a song that touches on love, loss and self-discovery.

Jim Brown – “The Devil & The Gavel”

With a commanding vocal presence and the songwriting ability to match, Jim Brown is a Southern Rock singer-songwriter to keep your eye on. The South Carolina native has returned with a fresh offering, “The Devil & The Gavel”, a track that merges country, rock, folk and pop into a slick soundscape, with Brown’s sharp lyrical acumen impressing atop the instrumental.