10 songs you need in your life right now

A guide to the tracks we love right now. In no particular order.

Photographer Charlie Engman
May 02, 2019
10 songs you need in your life right now

Each week The FADER staff rounds up the songs we can't stop playing. Here they are, in no particular order.


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Young Nudy f. Lil Uzi Vert, "Extendo"

Stans can breathe a sigh of relief! Uzi and Nudy offer disarmingly bouncy bars over a classic Pi'erre beat on the previously teased and anticipated "Extendo."

FKA twigs, "Cellophane"

FKA twigs jams a mic in her ribcage and captures her heart with staggering, beautiful clarity.

Kevin Abstract, "Peach"

Misfit heartthrobs Kevin Abstract and Dominic Fike pack a mighty, swoon-worthy punch on the summer love-drenched, "Peach."

Rico Nasty & Kenny Beats, "Hatin"

The goats Rico Nasty and Kenny Beats continue their streak of punk-aggro-rap excellence.

Japanese Breakfast, "Essentially"

Japanese Breakfast gazes upon the head of their sleeping lover, and tries to crack it open. "How is it you fall asleep so easy? Who is it you're dreaming of tonight?"

Stormzy, "Vossi Bop"

Something reaaaal satisfying about the combo of Stormzy's flow over the spare, cool beat and the music video's fluid movements.

Aldous Harding, "Damn"

Aldous Harding likes to craft delicate little puzzles on her songs. On "Damn," the images that break through are of the simple-but-significant variety: "When you jump up and down, the chains almost sound like a tambourine."

Kelow LaTesha, "The Real Deal"

High noon street race vibes with Kelow LaTesha's revved up "The Real Deal."

Tink f. DeJ Loaf, "Ride It"

Tink's first project since 2016 dropped this past week. On "Ride It," she and DeJ Loaf give off sultry, summer vibes.

Caroline Spence, "Angels Or Los Angeles"

Caroline Spence's spin on the all-American small-town-to-big-city tale is a clear-eyed, and hopeful folk ballad.

10 songs you need in your life right now