NEW MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | 25.10.2225 October 2022
Shining a light on some of the hottest new music to drop over the course of the past week, END. select their top five musical moments for your listening pleasure.
With his third album, “Hugo”, South London-based Loyle Carner demonstrates his most reflective and introspective storytelling to date. Throughout the ten-track project, Carner delivers his usual witty, tightly-constructed lyricism, delving into personal subjects like upbringing, identity and relationships.
Burial follows on from “Antidawn” with his second project of the year, “Streetlands”, with the elusive artist taking the same stripped-back approach to production. The three-track EP is a reflection of Burial’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of his sound, eschewing the off-kilter beats of old for something that’s eerie, yet also serene, and bereft of any drum patterning.
ARMANI CAESAR - "THE LIZ 2"
Following on from 2020’s “The Liz”, Griselda’s Armani Caesar returns with the project’s sequel, “The Liz 2”. The expansive, 17-track album is a deft display of the Buffalo rapper’s effortless flow, combined with daring production showcasing a fusion of funk, soul and jazz.
LORD APEX - "JOGA BONITO"
Lord Apex partners with El Lif Beatz with “Joga Bonito”, paying tribute to the style of football which inspired the project’s name. The ten-track album represents a combination of laidback, jazz-inflected instrumentals and Lord Apex’s buttery-smooth lyricism.
MALIBU - "SO FAR OUT OF LOVE"
Malibu announces her long-awaited EP, “Palace of Pity”, by releasing the project’s lead single: “So Far Out of Love”. The track showcases the ethereal sound that has long been at the core of Malibu’s work, combining luscious, atmospheric pads and celestial vocals.