NEW MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | 09.08.229 August 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.
MALL GRAB - "WHAT I BREATHE"
With Mall Grab’s debut album, “What I Breathe”, the Australian producer pays a heartfelt tribute to the city he’s called home for the past seven years: London. The 13-track album is steeped in the musical milieu of the Big Smoke, weaving elements of jungle, grime and ‘90s-indebted house together.
JAY WORTHY & HARRY FRAUD - "YOU TAKE THE CREDIT, WE'LL TAKE THE CHECK"
Following on from their joint project in 2020, “Eat When You’re Hungry, Sleep When You’re Tired”, Jay Worthy and Harry Fraud reunite with the second chapter in their partnership: “You Take the Credit, We’ll Take the Check”. The album represents an elevation of the duo’s sound, combining refined production with gritty lyricism.
BLACK SOPRANO FAMILY - “TIMES IS ROUGH”
Ahead of his forthcoming compilation inspired by the late DJ Shay, “Long Live DJ Shay”, Benny the Butcher’s Black Soprano Samily releases “Times is Rough”. Legendary producer DJ Premier is tapped into, delivering a classic beat — featuring sampled Wu-Tang vocals — for the collective to trade verses against.
LOKE RAHBEK & FREDERIK VALENTIN - "BEGINNERS MIND"
Following on from their collaborative album in 2020 dubbed “Elephant”, Loke Rahbek and Frederik Valentin reunite on Posh Isolation with “Beginners Mind”. The release represents an anthemic celebration of keeping the mind open, channeling dancefloor euphoria through uplifting pads and energetic drum patterning.
ELA MINUS & DJ PYTHON - "PÁJAROS EN VERANO"
Ahead of their collaborative EP, titled simply “♡”, Ela Minus and DJ Python share the project’s lead single, “Pájaros en Verano”. The track features immersive, ebbing instrumentals typical of DJ Python, while Ela Minus’ vocals — which touch upon gratitude and hopefulness — further the track’s serenity.