Essential Listening: The best new releases as chosen by Skiddle

Discover the best new releases of the past two weeks in our Skiddle staff-curated, Essential Listening playlist

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 6th Sep 2022

A fortnight has passed since we last shared our top ten selection of the best new records out there for your listening pleasure and in that time, there's been an endless stream of pearlers flooding the airwaves at Skiddle HQ. Many of these foraged in the databases of online channels and streaming platforms by our fanatical, music-obsessed team. 

Compiling just a small sample of the many choices thrown into the hat this week, you'll find entries from Sheffield's finest musical export, the Arctic Monkeys, who've recently returned with their majestic retro-tinged single, 'There'd Better Be A Mirrorball', experimental electronic duo, Mount Kimbie, linking up with Slowthai, Danny Brown and Dom Maker on 'In Your Eyes', Skream, Shygirl, Julia Jacklin and many more. 

Plug your lugs with headphones and listen to the high-quality tracks and anthems featured in this week's Essential Listening playlist below. Oh, and don't forget to show the playlist a little love! Hit 'like' to stay up to date with the best new records, no matter the genre, released every two weeks. 





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