Every week, Music News and Liberty Music look at the best new releases from emerging and self-releasing artists.
JADN – ‘2 For Blue’
With their 2018 debut single ‘Just Like That’ garnering hundreds of thousands of streams since its release, New York-based indie-pop outfit JADN are looking to continue that promising start with the release of their latest offering ‘2 For Blue’. Previewing their highly anticipated debut EP, their latest cut takes influence from 80s power ballad production, that has proven a given hit-maker for the likes of The 1975 and Pale Waves in recent times.
Evan Castle & The Southern Tier – ‘Drunk As Hell’
After growing up in a remote part of New York state, singer and songwriter Evan Castle recently relocated himself to the musically rich city of Nashville to pursue his dreams, and after releasing his stunning debut single ‘Passengers’ in May, he now returns with the beautifully sweeping ‘Drunk As Hell’. Channelling inspiration from the Americana and blues-rock sound, this captivating new release highlights the powerful and emotionally led aesthetic that has made him such an enticing new artist of late.
Emerson Leif – ‘Wake Up With You’
Having spent the first few years of his career as a supporting artist for the likes of Golden Vessel and MUTO, Australian singer and songwriter Emerson Leif recently took the plunge on his solo career with his stunning debut single ‘Twenty2’ at the end of last year, and now returns with his latest laid-back jam ‘Wake Up With You’. Taking influence from the smooth vibes of Jordan Rakei and Toro Y Moi, this hypnotic new groove gives us the perfect insight into what he has planned on his upcoming debut EP.
Sophia Thakur – ‘Kumasi’
Described as “our generation’s first poetry influencer” and recently releasing her first book of poems ‘Somebody Give This Heart A Pen’, poet and songwriter Sophia Thakur now turns her attention back to music with the release of her latest single ‘Kumasi’. Channelling a spoken word vibe but with a rich and lyrical lilt in her voice, her new offering blends a mixture of afrobeats and RnB into this seductive new gem that cements her as a truly unique voice of today.
Danny George – ‘Sincerity’
Having recently uprooted to Berlin in order to pursue his music career, Londoner Danny George now looks to preview his highly anticipated debut EP ‘Crushed Comfort’ with the release of his new single ‘Sincerity’. Incorporating production aesthetics from the 80s synthwave movement, this new offering combines smatterings of soul, electronica, 90s RnB and indie-rock into this rich and genre-bending new jam that also highlights the tortured beauty in his own voice.