#HGMusic: Listen To New Releases From Lisa Mishra, KIMKID, & More

The Homegrown Music Round-Up
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Welcome to Homegrown's New Music Round-Up, the ultimate destination for discovering the week's hottest releases across all genres. Each week, we curate a handpicked and homegrown selection of fresh sounds. This week features psybass, hip-hop and much more.

Radiocrush by Soloe

Soloe, the brainchild of electronic music producer/DJ Suhas Srinivas from Bangalore, India, presents his debut album Dualism. This album is a fusion of halftime, glitch hop, and downtempo genres, blending groovy drums with glitchy psychedelic elements and melodic ambient instrumentation. Dualism captures the essence of having two complementary elements, showcasing soulful ambient sounds alongside glitchy basses and psychedelic frequencies. The album's rich soundscapes evoke raw beauty while powerful basslines provide a grounding force. It's a musical journey that balances opposing forces, offering an ethereal and captivating experience for listeners who appreciate the interplay of light and dark, delicate and heavy, and natural and synthetic sounds.

Listen to a track from the album below.

Haiwan by KIMKID, Ahmad Parvez & DeepC

Arjun, a singer-songwriter from New Delhi, India, has launched a new project called KIMKID, unveiling its debut track Haiwan with collaborators Ahmad Parvez & DeepC. The song, written and sung by Kashmiri artist Ahmad, delves into the anguish and pain of being unable to return home or contact loved ones during the 2019 abrogation. With KIMKID's debut track, Arjun showcases his versatility as an artist musically rooted in punk, blending his signature sound with Ahmad's poignant storytelling.

Listen to it below

Saza by Lisa Mishra

Lisa Mishra, a prominent figure in the Indian music scene, unveils her latest single Saza, the second track from her highly anticipated debut album Sorry, I’m Late. This emotional ballad serves as an open letter to her former lover, delving into themes of heartache and longing with raw honesty. Lisa's heartfelt vocals and seamless mix of Hindi and English lyrics reflect her Indian-American background, adding depth and emotion to the track. Inspired by artist SZA, Saza showcases Lisa's ability to blend powerful storytelling with vivid metaphors, offering listeners a deeply personal and relatable musical experience.

Listen to it below.

Moohfatt by Rawal

Rawal, an independent artist hailing from New Delhi, the capital of India, honed his unique sound within the underground Hip-Hop community in Delhi long before Hip-Hop gained widespread popularity in the country. His collaborative album with Bharg, titled Sab Chahiye, has achieved cult status, showcasing the duo's versatility and earning Rawal widespread acclaim as a rapper. He has collaborated with well-known artists such as Calm, EncoreABJ, Ikka, Raga, and Sez On The Beat, among others. In 2023, Rawal released tracks like Tabla Faad and Andar ka bacha, setting the stage for his upcoming single Moohfatt from his forthcoming album Sherdil.

Listen to it below.

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