Every week, Music News and Liberty Music look at the best new releases from emerging and self-releasing artists.

The Aberdeen – ‘Aurelia’

Having spent the last few months establishing themselves as a fresh and formidable live outfit, New York-based outfit The Aberdeen now deliver their long-awaited debut single ‘Aurelia’. Taking the light and upbeat indie energy of acts like The Strokes and The Walkmen, their initial offering serves up a bright and uplifting slice of passionate indie-rock that sets them on an instantly captivating road from the start.

Mary Eckert – ‘IFAH’

With her previous releases regularly compared to the likes of Norah Jones and Fiona Apple, London-based singer and songwriter Mary Eckert has been quick to make a name for herself, and now returns with her latest humble ballad ‘IFAH’. Short for ‘I Feel At Home’, this wistful new release sees her use little more than a piano and her own soaring voice to create this warm and uplifting new serenade.

LAYLA – ‘Forgive To Live’

With a string of bold and impactful releases under her belt already, Bournemouth-based vocalist LAYLA looks to take things up a notch as she shares her latest cut ‘Forgive To Live’. Mixing a sweeping RnB aesthetic with pounding and hip-shaking production, her latest offering is that beautifully intertwined blend of pop ballads and a groove-filled direction that makes her such a power voice on the musical landscape.

Alexander Teller – ‘It Couldn’t Be You’

After making a stunning introduction to his sound with the release of his debut single ‘A Cigarette That Never Goes Out’ at the end of last year, musical raconteur Alexander Teller now continues the support for his new EP ‘A Snake Oil Seller’ with this thunderous new delivery. Taking influence from the likes of Pink Floyd and The Beatles, ‘It Couldn’t Be You’ sees the singer and songwriter channel a fresh and dramatic approach on his sophomore cut, inviting in a rich and textured atmosphere as it plays.

Kaylon Hallman – ‘Blinding My Vision’

Having already collaborated with artists and producers such as Game, Bongo, Anderson .Paak, Aldae Long and many more over the last few years, LA-based singer and songwriter Kaylon Hallman now looks to showcase his latest project ‘Evolve’ with the new single ‘Blinding My Vision’. Taking cues from both hip-hop and soul, this smooth and enticing new jam sees him adopt the musical versatility of Childish Gambino and Outkast with its fresh and pulsing production.