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#TrustedForTaste Best Songs of The Week — April 1

1 April 2022 | 2:09 pm | Staff Writer

The best new new tunes you need in your life from this week including BARKAA, Elsy Wameyo, HAAi, Confidence Man, cookii, Kapulet, Yelloiboi Tommy & more

Each week, we receive countless submissions of exciting new music, so we’ll be taking you through a weekly wrap up of all our favourite new tunes every Friday called #TrustedForTaste. Follow our Spotify playlist to never miss our updates!

BARKAA - Fight For Me ft. Electric Fields
BARKAA has solidified herself as so called “Australia’s” most important artist, releasing deeply reflective and emotional new single Fight For Me. The track details the pervasive trauma experienced by First Nations people and its impact on family relations, specifically motherhood. The track provokes welcome questioning to all settlers in this country, one that showcases the impact of colonisation in a non-restricted format. 

Elsy Wameyo - Promise
Nairoboi-born, Adelaide-based singer, rapper, producer Elsy Wameyo has today released her debut EP, Nilotic via Music In Exile. The project tracks a journey of spirituality and personal growth, as Wameyo reflects on attempting to uproot world's evil and through bass melodies, jazz tones and self assured swagger.

HAAi - Purple Jelly Disc ft. Obi Franky
Fresh off the back of a massive Australian tour, HAAi has released new single Purple Jelly Disc. The track follows lead single Bodies Of Water, and is taken from her highly anticipated debut full length, Baby, We’re Ascending. The single comes alongside a mind-melting video created by The Horror’s Tom Furse

Confidence Man - Luvin U Is Easy
Confidence Man have today released their highly anticipated, glowing sophomore record TILT. The album comes alongside new, Balaeric inspired single Luvin U Is Easy. The album stretches the parameters of their already established sound, leaning heavily into late 90s, and early 00s dance-pop crossovers, featuring euphoric hooks, big bass lines and catchy synth leads.

Kapulet & Yeloboi Tommy - Riding
Western Sydney legend Kapulet has teamed up with Yeloboi Tommy for their new collaboratively single, Riding. The track sees Kapulet enter a new era of high tier, immersive production, elevating his already hard-hitting palette to new, musical heights. It features deep hip hop sonics that melodic rap flows with crossover mainstream appeal. 

cookii - party girl
Recently revealed duo, cookii have landed with a bang, establishing themselves as a new force in Australian pop, revealing their newest mixtape popstyle. Jam packed with turn of the century influences, rearranged perfectly for the 2022 context, an early highlight from the stylist is popstyle. A high intensity, rave ready, undeniably catchy banger.

Jackson Wang - Blow
Global superstar Jackson Wang has returned with his explosive new single Blow. The highly anticipated single unveils an explosive new sonic direction for the Hong Kong artist, and lands alongside a music video directed by longtime collaborator Daniel Cloud Campos, which perfectly complements the song’s fiery energy.

Yeat - Dub
Becoming one of the biggest rappers in the world, Yeat has today unveiled his highly anticipated and already viral new single Dub. The track comes a part of the deluxe edition of his fan favourite, recently released record 2 Alive