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

Julyan – ‘Run Around’

Following on from the release of his highly praised single ‘Do Anything’ earlier this year, French-Canadian artist Julyan is back to get us ready for the summer season with the bright and breezy new cut ‘Run Around’. Channelling a smooth and laid-back aesthetic throughout, his latest effort is certainly one to kick back and relax to.

Ivy Flindt – ‘Lonely Boy’

After unveiling their much loved new live album ‘In Every Move – Live At Rockpalast’ in recent months, German duo Ivy Flindt now look to showcase their latest collection with a jangled live rendition of ‘Lonely Boy’. Bringing back more of that bold and captivating direction they are known for, this new performance makes for a brilliantly intense and absorbing jam.

Velvet Two Stripes – ‘Fever’

Known for their smooth and enticing blend of bluesy riffs and classic rock influences, emerging trio Velvet Two Stripes are back to their stellar ways on this euphoric new gem ‘Fever’. Capturing more of that bold and blistering pace mixed with killer hooks throughout, this new release sees them take their cues from The Kills with its powerful intention.

R Zak – ‘Les Silhouettes’

After recently delivering her long-awaited new album ‘Dialectics’ earlier this year, emerging singer, songwriter and producer R Zak is back to showcase her newest collection with the vibrant cut ‘Les Silhouettes’. With its blend of dark atmosphere and ethereal tones throughout, she manages to captivate and seduce our senses in equal measure on this one.

King Isis – ‘Sparkly’

After spending the last few months developing and cultivating her sound, emerging artist King Isis has now delivered her highly praised debut single ‘Sparkly’. Mixing a subtle blend of RnB and jazz influences throughout, this initial offering shows her as a broad and enticing name well worth keeping an eye on for the year ahead.