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NEW MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | 03.10.22

4 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.

FREDDIE GIBBS - "$OUL $OLD $EPARATELY"

With “$oul $old $eparately”, Freddie Gibbs further consolidates his position as one of the frontrunners in hip-hop. The album spans 15 tracks filled with layered production and hard-hitting lyricism, epitomising the gritty, yet elevated, sound that’s long been integral to Freddie Gibbs.

DEEPCHORD - “FUNCTIONAL DESIGNS”

Rod Modell releases his first album under his Deepchord alias in five years, “Functional Designs”. The project perfectly embodies what the Detroit-based artist does best, with 11 tracks of deep, atmospheric dub techno.

ROME STREETZ - "KISS THE RING'"

Rome Streetz delivers his first full-length project since signing with Griselda Records in 2021, “KISS THE RING”. The album showcases a masterclass in lyricism and storytelling, with production from an array of industry heavyweights, ranging from Alchemist to Conductor Williams, providing the perfect backdrop.   

BILLY WOODS - "CHURCH"

With billy woods’ second full-length project of the year, “Church”, the Armand Hammer member taps into long-time affiliate Messia Musik for production. The project spans 12 tracks of intricate, densely-woven hip-hop, with the artist touching upon topics such as memory, faith and fate.

BLADEE - "SPIDERR"

Following on from last year’s “The Fool”, Bladee returns with a new solo album, dubbed “SPIDERR”. The 13-track project is an embodiment of the Swedish musician’s distinctive sound, with the artist seamlessly pirouetting between hyperpop and cloud rap throughout.

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