RIOT Release Radar: #073

A Ri-ku:
yikes. ‘Easy on Me’
twenty four million streams
still sounds like ‘Hello’.

Obongjayar // Message in a Hammer
The lead single from Obongjayar’s forthcoming album combines African rhythms with high-octane production. Check out ‘Message in a Hammer’s Rollo Jackson-directed gangland video.

Grouper // Unclean mind
Liz Harris AKA Grouper has just shared her 12th studio album, Shade. Go for a walk and get lost in her discography: we can’t recommend it enough.

HalfNoise // Last Day On Earth
Paramore’s Zac Farro will be releasing their new HalfNoise album on 5th November. ‘Last Day On Earth’ is a slacker guitar tune which is brimming with nostalgia.

Lime Garden // Like Clockwork
One of the breakthroughs of the post-lockdown world showcase their more sinister side on ‘Clockwork’ whilst holding on to that lovable Lime Garden groove.

Fräulein // By The Water
London-via-Bristol duo Fräulein make post-punk, peppered with a sprinkle of 90s rock, and we can’t wait to see them performing live.

Amber Jay // Equal
Amber Jay makes pop mindful pop tunes that are pretty hard to resist. ‘Equal’ sees the Liverpudlian recounting her own observations of social imbalance.

Nadia Sheikh // Love Is Undefined
Nadia has been touring the UK in support of her forthcoming EP Undefined, out 16th Nov. Undefined is a collection of heartfelt tracks that slip between genres, written between sunny Spain and Nadia’s London bedroom.


photo credit: Gordon Ashworth

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