Tkay Maidza: Tennies

“Tennies” is one of those bangers that grabs listeners from the very first listen and doesn’t let go. Maidza’s flow—a little reminiscent of M.I.A, Santigold and Rye Rye—is so effortless and the production from crossover producer Salva is the perfect complement. Designed with the dance floor in mind, this track simply crushes it in the club. One tip: when listening to it, turn the volume …

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Bat for Lashes: Joe’s Dream For anyone who has yet to give Bat for Lashes’ recently released wedding-themed album The Bride a listen, the official video for “Joe’s Dream” offers lovely, haunting insight. In the video, Natasha Khan sings and slowly strums upon her guitar amidst a gossamer backdrop. The album (intended to be the soundtrack for a film Khan hopes to make about a …

Tkay Maidza feat. Killer Mike: Carry On

Ever since releasing the infectious “U-Huh” back in 2014, Tkay Maidza has frequently popped up on our office speakers. Now the Australian singer/rapper has announced that her long-awaited debut album will be released 28 October, and offered up the lead track from it. “Carry On” features Run The Jewels’ Killer Mike (who said Maidza is Australia’s “biggest rising star” last year) and it’s just as …