Every week, Music News and Liberty Music look at the best new releases from emerging and self-releasing artists.Howard Kaye – ‘Origin’
Having spent the last few years as the frontman of alternative hip-hop outfit CROOX, Brighton-based Howard Kaye now looks to cement himself as a fully formed solo artist with his debut single ‘Origin’. As the first piece of music he has written since the death of his father, ‘Origin’ sees the vocalist deliver a raw and touching tribute, which brings together a blend of humble RnB troupe with a bold and vibrant production.Dan Crossley – ‘Mind Games’
Since releasing his debut single ‘Feel’ back in 2017, London-based artist Dan Crossley has seen his career reach ever-higher heights. Named as BBC Introducing’s One To Watch last year, he returns with his latest euphoric pop thumper ‘Mind Games’. Talking influence from larger than life acts such as Years & Years and The Weeknd, he has delivered one of his most confident releases to date, filled with thunderous production and a soaring chorus.ODA – ‘Don’t You Know’
There is no avoiding the fact that Norwegian pop music is slowly taking over the world right now. With artists like Sigrid and Aurora currently pushing the boundaries of the sound, ODA looks to continue that upward assent with her latest single ‘Don’t You Know’. Lifted from her new EP ‘Hide’, her latest track blends that full-bodied and uplifting pop aesthetic with a strong and confidence performance throughout, swooning and enticing us at every turn.Chow Mane – ‘Sorry’
With his first independent studio album ‘Simmering’ set to arrive on the 26th April, Bay Area rapper and producer Chow Mane keeps us longing for the summer time with his latest single ‘Sorry’. Channelling those strong west coast vibes of laid-back hip-hop pioneers like Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg, his latest release sees the frontman truly come into his own and deliver a wonderfully lo-fi groove that blends all the best elements of contemporary RnB and trap music.Yeo – ‘Restless’
Having spent the last few years as an innovator of modern soul and RnB, Melbourne-based frontman and producer Yeo has returned with his latest brass-filled jam ‘Restless’. Which a strong influence for groove-filled melodies and solid funk-laced basslines, the singer’s latest addition to his broad back catalogue is a smooth and sensual return that highlights all of the singer’s best hallmarks.