Rico Nasty returns with new knockout hit, ‘Hard’

Rico Nasty has returned with a new knockout hit, ‘Hard’. The Take a Daytrip produced single is the Maryland rap rebel’s first new music since dropping loose singles ‘Fashion Week’ in September, following ‘Time Flies’ in August. ‘Hard’ was released with a lavish music video following Rico loitering the streets of LA and divulging in…

Foley pen a love letter to loyalty on ‘Homesick’

Auckland pop pair Foley have shared new track, ‘Homesick’. Following their last fizzing cut ‘Cola’, the new single strips back the duo’s sugary-sweet pop for a heart aching love letter to loyalty. While ‘Homesick’ seemingly describes longing and life’s fast-paced scenes, the track lies as a metaphor for neglecting strong foundations in place of fleeting…

Bobandii see’s the year off with sweet serenade, ‘Hold Me’

Bobandii is ending his 2019 hot streak with new single, ‘Hold Me’. After a productive year that saw the release of his album Running Handshake/B.L.U.E and a collaborative EP with Fable, the multifaceted Auckland creative returns to see the year off with a sweet serenade. Known to keep his listeners on their toes by adapting…

Alexa Casino and PollyHill connect on brooding ‘Leave U’

Alexa Casino has returned with her second single of 2019 ‘Leave U’, featuring close collaborator PollyHill. The singer/songwriter, producer and DJ shared ‘Die Like A Rose’ featuring Auckland synth-pop duo Imugi 이무기 in July, which reached number 1 on the bFM charts and has surpassed over 40,000 streams. Influenced by Britney Spears’ ‘Blackout’ album and Kanye’s…

MELODOWNZ shares cutthroat Denzel Curry collaboration, ‘No Mercy’

MELODOWNZ has finally dropped his long-awaited new single ‘No Mercy’ featuring Denzel Curry via Def Jam AU/NZ and SNIFFERS Records, after a hectic premiere party where the illustrious feature was unveiled last weekend. While a peacemaker at heart, ‘No Mercy’ see’s a new side of MELODOWNZ’ Gemini complex, where the Avondale MC adopts a cutthroat…

The Future is Flume: SNIFFERS Cover

After releasing his latest project earlier this year, now Grammy-nominated mixtape Hi This is Flume, Harley Streten returned to the roots where it all began – on Reddit. An underground forum community where music nerds come to congregate, Flume revived his ‘humblebuzz’ account to personally thank the dedicated following who’ve witnessed the Australian future bass…

MAALA blazes bright on new single, ‘Fire Burning’

After returning with wistful anthem ‘Better Life’ in October, MAALA has shared new single, ‘Fire Burning’. After offering a new shade of intimate vulnerability on ‘Better Life’, ‘Fire Burning’ blazes bright as MAALA’s first pop eruption since his 2016 album Composure.  “Having spent some time between releases it felt important to be patient and to…

LA WOMEN navigate intoxicated confusion on new single, ‘Novocaine’

LA WOMEN have shared their second single of 2019, ‘Novocaine’. The track follows the Auckland 3-pieces September release, pulsating R&B bop ‘Under Pressure’. A funk-inflicted bassline opens ‘Novocaine’, before frontman Jake’s falsetto flips the hook into a freaky indie-pop headspin. Under the influence of intoxicated confusion, ‘Novocaine’ navigates an inebriated argument before coming out numb….

Young Franco releases confrontational cut, ‘Angel’

Australian artist and producer Young Franco recruits Abhi the Nomad for confrontational cut, ‘Angel’. Fresh off the boat from a US tour, including a set at HARD Summer Festival, Young Franco shows no signs of slowing down. Beginning with an introductory spacey synth sound, the beat follows and kicks in crisp and clear; making the…