MusicRadar Playlist: this week's office listening

5th Oct 2012 | 12:40

MusicRadar Playlist: this week's office listening

Our favourite new tracks this week; from alt-rock start-ups, to lauded producers, to leftfield pop

In our new weekly round-up the MusicRadar team share the new music they've been listening to this week.

Below you'll find this week's recommendations - from right across the broad remit of MusicRadar's various tribes - in the form of audio and video embeds for your listening and viewing pleasure.

What have you been listening to this week? what's inspiring your music making right now? Let us know via Twitter and Facebook.

Girl - Opossom

Opossom are the greatest thing ever to have come out of New Zealand. Psyche pop perfection, with a weird video thrown in for good measure. (Rob Power)

Cos-Ber-Zam - Ne Noya (Daphni Mix)

Dan Snaith is best known as the man behind psyc-dance band Caribou, but next week sees him release his debut album under his fully dancefloor-focused moniker Daphni. This remix of West African musician Cos-Ber-Zam - taken from that album - perfectly demonstrates his remarkable knack for turning out infectious, floorfilling leftfield house music. You can currently stream the full Daphni album on Resident Advisor. (Si Truss)

Best Of Friends - Palma Violets

Another week, another NME hype-a-thon, but this lot might just have what it takes, especially if what it takes is floppy fringes, packed sweaty subterranean gigs and three minute fuzzed-up guitar pop like this. (RP)

Solange - Losing You

The new single from Beyoncé's slightly younger, slightly more indie-inclined sister Solange Knowles is co-written and produced by Dev Hynes (of Blood Orange/Lightspeed Champion/Test Icicles sort-of-fame). It's bloody lovely, and vaguely reminds us of Toto in places - which is a good thing, obviously. (ST)

I'll Make It Worth Your While - Night Engine

If Scary Monsters era Bowie and Franz Ferdinand had a love child, it would make music like this. Filthy, basically. (RP)

FaltyDL - Straight And Arrow (Four Tet remix)

New York producer FaltyDL has a new single out next month on Ninja Tune, this excellent rework by Four Tet is one of several remixes on the b-side. (ST)

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