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#TrustedForTaste Best Songs of The Week — March 11th

11 March 2022 | 2:07 pm | Parry Tritsiniotis

The best new new tunes you need in your life from this week including Royel Otis, BLESSED, Orion Sun, Gold Fang, IN2STELLAR, Rex Orange County & 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!

Royel Otis - Oysters In My Pocket
Indie Eora/Sydney duo Royel Otis have returned with their newest single and video Oysters In My Pocket. The track is a woozy, laid back guitar pop track that taps deeply into their DIY roots, features a gorgeous, earwoom hook and lyrics filled with reflection and sentiment. 

BLESSED - DOWN UNDER (feat. Baby Prince)
Multi-talented, generation defining artist BLESSED has tapped Brisbane/Meanjin based Baby Prince for new single, DOWN UNDER. The track sits tightly in the realm of pop-rap, showcasing BLESSED’s deep myriad of talents. Its defining features include a distinct omnipresent trap beat with a rolling synth melody. The track has also received a stunning visual treatment from Jon Baxter, has the duo ride through a long stretch of the Australian desert with his Mustang. 

Fly Anakin - Class Clown
Virginia rapper Fly Anakin has today released his highly anticipated album, Frank. The album experiments and samples classic R&B and soul with an epic list of contributors and features, including the one and only Madlib, Pink Siifu and many more. Early favourite from the tracklist is Class Clown. It’s glitchy sample led production lays the perfect platform for Anakin’s vocal and lyrical wizadry to take centre stage. 

Orion Sun - Pressure
Critically acclaimed songwriter, producer, singer and vocalist has released her newest EP, Getaway. Following two adored singles in Dirty Dancer and Concrete the EP ushers in a new artistic chapter for the artist. With it she’s defining herself as one of the worlds most essential artists, depicting vulnerability, strength and perseverance, as she reveals the many layers of Orion Sun. 

Gold Fang - Make It Snow (feat. Danté Knows)
Eora/Sydney based artist and vocalist Gold Fang has today shared his powerful and empowering new single, Make It Snow featuring fellow local Danté Knows. The track finds influence in the darker sides of dancehall and rap music, embodying the charisma, flow and personality of the collaborators on the track (Danté Knows on vocals and Korky Buchek on production). What results is a 3 minutes journey jam packed with catchy hooks, ferociously delivered bars atop an ominous dancehall beat.

Sampology - Ten Foot Flowers (IN2STELLAR Remix)
Sampology has today released another, Regrowth Rearranged a four track remix release that channels club, electronic, soul and jazz remixes of his original music. Today sees Naarm/Melbourne duo and icons IN2STELLAR for a deep, freaky tech rework of Ten Foot Flowers

Rex Orange County - OPEN A WINDOW (feat. Tyler, The Creator)
This morning, Rex Orange County released his new record, WHO CARES?. To tease it, he yesterday released a massive track, OPEN A WINDOW featuring arguably the best artist in the world right now, Tyler, The Creator. The track is a gorgeous reunion between Rex and T, with the duo bringing out the best in each other. Jazzy keys, laid back guitars, blend perfectly with Rex’s stand out vocal performance and an uplifting, motivation fuelling verse from Tyler. 

Zheani - Designer Sadness
Electrifying, prolific artist Zheani has today returned with her new single, Designer Sadness. The track is taken from her upcoming EP, I Hate People On The Internet and showcases her incredible ability as a multidisciplinary artist and music. The track deconstructs the worlds obsession with consumerism, as it derives from forceful marketing techniques from massive corporations.