Dope. playlist series will feature 10 recent gems, mostly focusing on emerging artists, you should, now or never, get round to. No genre boundaries applied, just “dope” music… Let’s get it on!

Artist: Strigz

Track: Itsnotforyouitsforme

Genre: alternative, lo-fi

Artist: Holden Laurence

Track: Sometimes Laughter

Genre: indie, dark wave

Artist: Nation of Language

Track: September Again

Genre: synth-pop, new wave

Artist: Róisin Marie

Track: Stormy Weather

Genre: contemporary r&b

Artist: George Gaudy

Track: The Day I’ll Die

Genre: progressive rock, psych 

Artist: Jon the Guilt

Track: Sycophant American

Genre: alt-americana

Artist: Akkor

Track: Yön

Genre: experimental, neoclassical, idm

Artist: D’Stil

Track: Bag Down (featuring Ric Flo, MAEAR and Karl Williams)

Genre: hip-hop, UK garage

Artist: The Death Particle

Track: A S C E N S I O N

Genre: jazz, modern classical, crossover

Artist: The Dustbowl Daddies

Track: Shoulda Let You Down

Genre: americana, bluegrass

Compiled by: Christos Doukakis