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Live Review: #TrustedForTaste Best Songs of The Week — November 5th

5 November 2021 | 12:48 pm | Parry Tritsiniotis

Ten new tunes you need in your life from this week including Charli XCX, CHAII, Peach PRC, Omar Apollo, Liyah Knight and heaps 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!

Peach PRC - Heavy

Australian singer songwriter Peach PRC has released her emotionally charged new single and video ‘Heavy’. The track leans deep into ballad territory, as she utilises a melodic piano and vulnerable heartfelt vocals. As always with Peach, there’s a lot of incredible energy in the track, and this time she channels that via some of her deepest emotions. 

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CHAII - Pineapple Pizza

New Zealand-based artist CHAII has unveiled her new EP, Pineapple Pizza. Early highlight from the project's tracklist is the title track and opener, which is a slick, percussion led jam. The track is taken to the next level with CHAII’s gorgeous vocal delivery and glitzy keys. 

Hayden James - Waiting For Nothing (feat. Yaeger)

Hit-maker Hayden James unleashes his latest dose of euphoria in “Waiting For Nothing” feat. Yaeger. The track sees Hayden James continue with his trademark sound. A chopped and warped vocal sits over a percussive, house driven rhythm section, all weaved between rising and euphoric synths. 

Slayyyter - Stupid Boy featuring Big Freedia

Pop sensation Slayyyter releases her new single ‘Stupid Boy’, featuring Queen of Bounce Big Freedia. The track is a high octane, club worthy banger, doused in heavy bass and of course, Slayyyter’s witty and infectious lyricism. 

Liyah Knight - Hurricane

Eora/Sydney-based artist and songwriter, Liyah Knight unveils her awaited sophomore EP, Traveller's Guide. Liyah’s next chapter is a project that is rooted in concept that tackles the process of love, through its peaks, troughs, emotions and experiences. 

Charli XCX - New Shapes (feat. Caroline Polachek and Christine and the Queens)

Pop superstar Charli XCX has announced her album, CRASH, is set for release in March of 2022. Today she’s released a new single, New Shapes. The track, featuring Caroline Polachek and Christine and the Queens, channels a commercial pop aesthetic, with more focus on catchiness than experimentation. 

Kobie Dee - In My Zone (feat. Peter James)

Gomeroi rapper based in South Sydney’s Maroubra Bidjigal Land, Kobie Dee shares his debut EP, Gratitude Over Pity. The 5 track collection of tracks solidify him as one of Australia’s best story tellers, as he reflects on real life challenges, battles, relationships all while fighting and wearing his culture on his sleeve.

Omar Apollo - Bad Life (feat. Kali Uchis)

Omar Apollo has tapped Kali Uchis for his stripped back new single, ‘Bad Life’. The duo perform elegantly over electric guitar runs and spacey synths as they tackle the feeling of unrequited love. 

Erika De Casier - Drama (Isabella Lovestory and Chicken Remix)

Cult followed singer, producer and songwriter Erika De Casier has announced a remix compilation of her recently released record, ‘Sensational’, set for release on the 12th of November. The first track of the compilation, Isabella Lovestory and Chicken’s reworking of ‘Drama’ is out today.

Harvey Sutherland - Jouissance

Melbourne-based producer, DJ and synthesizer enthusiast, Harvey Sutherland, shares his newest single and accompanying video, “Jouissance”. Melody takes centre stage on the track, that features a mix of analogue synth runs, alongside beeps and acid tones, to create a groovy-laden track.