Throughout the week, The FADER highlights the songs we can't get enough of. Every Monday, we round them up in one post with excerpts of their write-ups. Here they are, in no particular order.
“FNF (Let’s Go)” – Hitkidd and Glorilla
"Please Yourself" – Crack Cloud
“'Please Yourself,' the first single from their upcoming album Tough Baby, is a blast of glam-rock swagger amidst bandleader Zach Choy's accusatory entreaties: 'You're fucking around speaking of change / I don't think you really want change,' he spits as the band swells with choral chanting and labyrinthine riffing." – JD
“Canção da Cura” – Sessa
"Wrong For It" – Obongjayar feat. Nubya Garcia
"On 'Wrong For It' the Nigerian-born, London-raised vocalist offers up a moment of support to the anxious." – DR
“In The Dark” – MISZCZYK feat. Lætitia Sadler
"Ptolemaea" – Ethel Cain
Cain plunges into the cosmic malevolence that was previously simmering just beneath the surface of her goth-folk-rock debut Preacher's Daughter. Her nightmarish duet amidst a furnace of industrial noise is unsettling and brilliant.
"Purple Hearts" – Kendrick Lamar feat. Summer Walker and Ghostface Killah
Lamar spends much of Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers categorically rejecting the mantle of "hip-hop's savior" that's been thrust upon him. "Purple Hearts" gives him an opportunity to loosen that hard line in service of a love song. "If God be the source then I am the plug talkin'" he raps on the hook before Summer Walker and Ghostface Killah expands on the theme's complexities both mundane ("Now if it's love, I deserve to get some head on a balcony," Walker coos) and the cosmic (on his feature, Ghostface arguably surpasses Lamar on his own track: "While I'm crying, I clean the feet of the sweet Jesus / Dreams, visions get blurry of the Elohim.")