Spindle Selects: Tracks of the Week

Friday 14 December 2018

Kodak Black – Testimony

Kodak Black now released his first single after the collaboration with Travis Scott on the track ZEZE. In ’Testimony’’ Kodak Black expresses his existential anxiety. The video sees Kodak seeking answers in the church and ends up getting baptised in blood with a cheeky smile.

Tyde Levis – Champagne

Australian Tyde Levis dropped the three track EP ‘’Tyde Levis’’ including a new single, Champagne. Tyde sings over dreamy, deep R&B beats with his smooth voice.

Astrid S – Closer

Can we get enough of Scandi Pop? Astrid S has delivered hits like ‘’Think Before I talk’’ and ‘’Hurts So Good’’. Earlier this year she released the single ‘’Emotion’’ and now ‘’Closer’’, Astrid’s voice indeed captures the desperation of the triangle drama, disappointing love, and jealousy in the lyrics. ‘’Tell her that is over, now we are closer’’.

Fabian Mazur – Settle (feat Zac Poor)

After years of many extremely successful remixes, Fabian Mazur continues to cross genres and drop singles with different influences. ‘Settle’ has a feel-good Odesza vibe.

MIOWasting Lies

The third release from the enigmatic Swedish newcomer doesn’t disappoint. ‘Wasting Lies’ shows a new playful side to MIO’s soundscape, with silken, sultry vocals flaunted over dancehall infused beats and crystalline production. The full debut EP is to follow in early January 2019.

MJ ColeWaking Up (feat. Freya Ridings)

Underground pioneer MJ Cole continues to push boundaries with haunting new track ‘Waking Up’. Featuring the ethereal vocals of emerging singer-songwriter Freya Ridings, it’s a change of tempo from Cole’s usual club bangers, the first taste and title track of his upcoming EP set to drop in early 2019.

Miley Cyrus & Mark Ronson – Happy Xmas (War Is Over) feat. Sean Ono Lennon

Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson add Christmas-banger duo to their list of accolades with a timely cover of John Lennon’s ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over). They’re set to perform it with Lennon and Ono’s son Sean on Saturday Night Live tomorrow, which will no doubt be one to watch.