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

Austin Riddle – ‘Rip City’

With a wave of bright and uplifting offerings under his belt already, US singer and songwriter Austin Riddle now returns with his latest RnB-infused offering ‘Rip City’. Opening with a sweet and sensual introduction before turning up the grooves with a rich and 80s-inspired direction, his newest gem sees him take his conventional sound to a whole new level.

Sugi Dakks – ‘Cynicism’

With his soon-to-be-announced new EP ‘Deeply Rooted’ on the horizon, LA-based singer and rapper Sugi Dakks now looks to wet our appetites with the release of his latest jam ‘Cynicism’. Taking influence from the retro funk sound of James Brown and blending it with a bold and fresh aesthetic gives this return a fun and upbeat direction that is quickly becoming his signature style.

Nic Howell – ‘Tear Me Apart’

With a direction that already bridges between the gap between commercial pop and alt-rock, 19-year-old singer and songwriter Nic Howell looks to bright back that energetic direction on his latest release ‘Tear Me Apart’. Filled with a killer direction, bold aesthetic, and his own captivating vocals, this new release will have you pumping your fists from start to finish.

Atlantis Aquarius – ‘Swimming In The Nile’

Having already built up a solid following with their rich and psychedelic direction over the last few months, Dallas-based outfit Atlantic Aquarius return with their next breezy delight ‘Swimming In The Nile’. With a sound that reaches right back into that 1970s psych-rock era, their newest gem has a distinct yet familiar direction that makes this one of their most enticing efforts to date.

L’Duo – ‘Out Of Time’ ft. Dana K

Originally hailing from Kazakhstan, alt-pop outfit L’Duo have been quick to take on the world over the last few months, and now look to continue that impressive streak with their latest gem ‘Out Of Time’. Featuring the incredibly talented 15-year-old Dana K, the group follow in the footsteps of pop icons such as Dua Lipa with this bright and fresh new release.