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Arcade Fire, Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa

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arcade fire

‘The Flash I, II’

Arcade Fire’s first official release since their Everything Now era, The Lightning I, II is a typically ambitious return from one of the world’s greatest bands. Familiar and fresh at the same time, the dual tracks brilliantly return to comfortable stretches of the group’s back catalog while also pushing things forward and entering deeper uncharted territory. “Waiting for the flash / Waiting for the light / What will the light bring?” they ask at the end, a question that could easily be applied to their forthcoming album WE.

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Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa

‘Sweetest Cake’

Two of music’s biggest stars team up for a delicious new collaboration in ‘Sweetest Pie,’ the first taste of Megan Thee Stallion’s next record. “You’ve never been to heaven, have you?” Dua Lipa asks at one point, but this bouncy track will bring you close and point to even bigger and bolder things from the pair than ever before.

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Nilufer Janja

‘The dealer’

Inspired by “the ephemeral nature of life and the cyclical nature of the seasons,” one of the standout tracks on Yanya’s new album Painless is set to a spinning rhythm that could almost set the foundation of a breakbeat track. Blended with warm bass and raspy guitars, it becomes the backbone of one of the Londoner’s most playful indie tracks to date.

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Machine Gun Kelly ft. Bring me the horizon

“All electric”

The latest collaboration to be unveiled by MGK’s forthcoming new album Mainstream Sellout, the Bring Me The Horizon feature Maybe rips through the US star’s infectious pop-punk brand, embellished with Oli Sykes’ growl vocals “I’ve decided tonight / I’ll take the last one, I’ll take the last one”, Sing them in unison on the chorus, leaving a doomed relationship.

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The smile

‘skrting on the surface’

The latest track from Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons Of Kemet’s Tom Skinner’s new project, ‘Skrting On The Surface’ was reportedly set to live amid the work of Yorke and Greenwood’s main band. The track, which finds a home in The Smile, explores atmospheric, expansive melodies, as Yorke shares: “When we realize that once we’re broke and don’t fix anything, / we can fall below the surface.”

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Green tea Peng

‘your mind’

“I’m my worst enemy,” Writing about her first release in 2022, Greentea Peng takes us on an exploration of the relationship between her and her brain. It’s a horn-laden, compassionate analysis of mental health that the south-east London singer advises: “Your mind, be kind.”

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youngblood

‘The funeral’

Across bubbling, chugging riffs and gang vocals on “The Funeral,” Yungblud lets his insecurities rest, like imperfect teeth and hair falling out from too many cheap dye jobs. It is a liberating, euphoric development on which he invites his listeners to “dance”.[e] on your grave” in the most joyful way.

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Nia Archive

‘Part of me’

Fresh from winning Producer of the Year at the BandLab NME Awards 2022, Yorkshire jungle producer Nia Archives continues her steamy streak on ‘Part Of Me’ off her new EP ‘Forbidden Feelingz’. “I’ve never had to be so strong” she sings persistently over innovative beats and sustained piano melodies, creating a track that is both danceable and emotional.

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Rachel Chinouriri

“Everything I’ve Ever Asked”

Inspired by the parallels between a friend’s breakup and a situation she was going through herself, Rachel Chinouriri’s All I Ever Asked dreamily reflects on “realizing your own worth and not settling for someone who can’t be that.” , what you need”. “Was it really that hard? / That’s all I’ve ever asked of you.” she sings over the sunny background, mixing optimism and melancholy into something irresistible.

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Pinty

“In Deep, Out Deep feat. Africa’

Peckham MC Pinty collaborates again with Virginia-via-Berlin electronic artist Afriqua on Deep In, Deep Out, the follow-up to their tongue-in-cheek collaboration PINT-Y, released last month. A light and breezy piece of house music, their latest collaboration together further fuels their carefree, upbeat attitude.

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Dazy and Military Gun

‘pressure cooker’

Though brimming with ’90s Britpop energy, Pressure Cooker is actually the work of two newcomers from the US – Dazy from Richmond, Virginia and Militarie Gun from LA. While it’s relatively early days for both of them, together they’ve shown plenty of early promise, creating something that has enough infectious energy in its raspy, sung vocals to make it a sleeper indie hit.

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Caroline Bleakley

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