Colder months are here and the sun doesn’t stick around as long anymore, but the music keeps coming. Our top vibes for this quarter include rhythms of intimacy, self-worth, and the attributes that make life a never-ending rollercoaster. And, it was all curated by YOU. Check out what we’ve all been vibing with this Autumn.
1. MASEGO’S ‘BLISS ABROAD’ FEATURING SHELÉA
Take a trip of sweet intimacy with this smooth number. With Masego’s cool, slick demeanour, and the support of Shelèa’s luscious honey tones, allow yourself to be beckoned into a world of sensual bliss.
2. (((O)))‘S ‘IDGAF’
If “IDGAF what you think of me, imma still do me… respectfully”, was a track. (((O))) soft, velvet vocals provide the ingredients needed to vibrate in the frequency of love. ‘IDGAF’ is the perfect “positive vibes” remedy that will help align anyone’s chakras.
3. MAVERICK SABRE’S ‘SLOW DOWN’ FEATURING JORJA SMITH
4. GAWD’S ‘WINK’
A dreamy soundscape from a divine duo. GAWD explores this melody to shine a light on the pleasure of disobeying and submission. ‘Wink’ highlights the delights of losing control and letting someone else take the lead.
5. JAZMINE SULLIVAN’S ‘TRAGIC’
RECLAIMIN' MY TIME RECLAIMIN' MY TIME RECLAIMIN' MY TIME - J. Sullivan (2021)
Ms Sullivan reminds us all why giving praise to those who don’t deserve it is a disservice to ourselves. ‘Tragic’ from our favourite vocal powerhouse is the anthem you need to restore your power and “reclaim your time”.
6. FILAH LAH LAH’S “DEFIANT”
Filah Lah Lah requires listeners to have an empathetic ear, as we delve into her world of vulnerability with this one. ‘Defiant’ showcases an honesty that is appreciated as Filah Lah Lah; gets familiar with emotional highs and lows.
7. OLIVIA DEAN’S ‘BE MY OWN BOYFRIEND’
HOLD ME CLOSE LOVE MYSELF, THE MOST LATELY, I'VE BEEN JUST WHAT I NEED STOLE MY HEART AND I'M GONNA BE MY OWN BOYFRIEND - O. Dean (2021)
Olivia Dean puts her foot down as she surrenders into a realm of self worth. ‘Be My Own Boyfriend’ is the ultimate self-love anthem we all need. Dean’s lyrics beautifully illustrate the importance of recognising your own value and refusing to let someone else pour into you.
8. YEBBA’S ‘LOUIS BAG’ FEATURING SMINO
9. ALBERT GOLD’S ‘WANT ME’ Albert Gold captures the complications that’s sometimes detected within relationships we try our hardest to make sense of. Where Pop and Soul intertwine, ‘WANT ME’ is a refreshing, hip swaying track that will keep your feet moving all night.
What have you been vibing with this season? Let us know by sending in your submissions over on our Instagram Story every Monday!