Essential Listening: The best new releases as chosen by Skiddle

A Skiddle-curated selection of the best new releases from the past two weeks

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 4th Aug 2022

Bringing you a Skiddle-curated selection of releases every two weeks, our Essential Listening playlist is the place to discover the best new music from emerging future stars as well as the established stalwarts of the industry. 

From hard-hitting club anthems to organic indie-rock pearlers and more, this week's top ten features a varied assortment of tracks courtesy of acclaimed talents the likes of LF System, the chart-topping Scottish dance duo who recently took the UK number one spot with their effervescent foot-stomping house banger, 'Afraid to Feel', Willie J Healy, Wimbledon born singer-songwriter, Jamie T, Manchester four-piece, Porij, and the somewhat controversial Queen of Pop, Beyonce

Head to the playlist below to find this week's choices, as well as those previously picked out in our last Essential Listening feature, press play and Enjoy! And why not show our Essential Listening playlist a little love? Hit the 'like' button and never again be without good music. You're welcome. 





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