best new song releases of april 2021

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of April 2021 dazzle with close to 130 new songs. April’s featured artists include: Cassandra Violet, Esperanza Spalding, Audrey Nuna, Reyna Tropical with Y La Bamba, REI AMI, BIIANCO, Sam Valdez, Charm La’Donna, Holy Wars, Mon Laferte with Gloria Trevi, La Doña, Allison Russell, Maria Isabel, Rachel Oto, Little Simz, Night Beats and many more.

As always, we feature new song releases from independent musicians and up-and-coming artists, as well as those widely revered in the underground and indie music scenes, with a couple big names or two. To stay updated on our latest selections for Best New Songs of the Month, follow our playlist and watch our Instagram Stories for the latest drops.

Best New Songs of April, 20201

Song TitleArtist / Band
Last OneCassandra Violet
Awake (with Mahalia)Chiiild, Mahalia
Dust and AshesQuiet Arrows
Nothing moreSomeplace\, Somewhere
formwela 2 [Feat. Ganavya]Esperanza Spalding, Ganavya
Special Place in HellSuzi Moon
Took Me By Surprise (feat. Adeline)Mark Lower, Adeline
One Day (By St. Panther)Sharon Van Etten, St. Panther
that’s what friends are forBIIANCO
EasierGeneva White
Setas y CerosLa Doña
Palms CasinoSam Valdez
Empty SpaceAlice Bloom
MANGO (Louis Futon & Robotaki Remix) [feat. Adeline & Masego]KAMAUU, Adeline, Louis Futon, Robotaki, Masego
Titanic RisenWeyes Blood
Nobody Knows We Are FunCHAI
I’m Not CrazyMating Ritual
Sad GirlCharlotte Cardin
L’ InvitationFreedom Fry
The Hardest Part [Feat. Tennis]Overcoats, Tennis
Hollywood is Under WaterKowloon
Why Hide (feat. Diana Gordon)Mark Ronson, Diana Gordon
Moving BackwardsKamau and the Wolf
Dance in Place – Treasure Fingers RemixCLAVVS, Treasure Fingers
WDWGNana Lourdes
Mula To La LunaNatascha Bessez, FIGHT CLVB
Palm TreesCharm La’Donna
Wedding Day (ashatune Remix)Dresage, ashatune
EgoBeso Palma, RISSA
Only One Man (with Melody’s Echo Chamber)Moodoïd, Melody’s Echo Chamber
Since I Left You – Prince Paul RemixThe Avalanches, Prince Paul
Posing In BondageJapanese Breakfast
Bottle RocketBriston Maroney
Strong FeelingsDry Cleaning
Hey MichaelWallice, marinelli
Flight RiskChrisLee
Nobody’s FaultBenny Sings, Tom Misch
california queensad alex
Let You SpeakMyd
C’mon Be Coolfanclubwallet
Life is what you make itThe Songery
Love More (By Fiona Apple)Sharon Van Etten, Fiona Apple
LavenderBiig Piig
2011Dre’es, Kiefer
Redondo Beach – Reprise by La BlogothèqueArlo Parks
Liars And FakesMila Smith
Not My Neighbour (feat. Kiana Ledé)Niko Walters, Kiana Ledé
Jackie KennedyBahari
Seize The Day (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)Paul McCartney, Phoebe Bridgers
Send MeTirzah
PersephoneAllison Russell
Whatever TomorrowChet Faker
Buy Your Own FlowersMaría Isabel
Almost Not InsaneArbirk
DemonsRachel Oto
Work It On OutHaiva Ru
What Do You Stand ForLow Island
Black GoldFlying Lotus, Thundercat
JacksonN Kelsey
Pen and PaperDeuce Eclipse, Nick Andre, Equipto
Vitamin WeedSumeau
MarijuanaTogether Pangea
Patterns of My MindGlass Dove, Liz Cooper & the Stampede, Desert Noises
Prisoner Of WarTWWO
IDWTLYTorii Wolf, Louymadeabanger
Had a FeelingTotal Brutal
RevolutionNight Beats
IntrovertLittle Simz
MMMOOOAAAAAYAYAilluminati hotties
Frida KahloLION BABE
Bad BitchCharlotte OC
SpringMini Trees
The End (Stripped with Strings)JPOLND, Chess Theory
Tu y YoValley Latini
Low Key In Love (with paris jackson)The Struts, paris jackson
BrailleTherese Curatolo, Swatkins
Bad DreamAzure Ray
Let the Games BeginKat Meoz
young suburban mindsØZWALD
HigherIllicit Ghost
You’re The Only ThingRachel Eckroth
Party FavoursSlow Tide
Just BecauseXela
SedatedThe Lagoons
Radio Is CompanyFavor
getforwardGolden Vessel
All I KnowLow Hum
I Need Someone (feat. Nathan Ball & Caleb Femi) – Paul Woolford RemixFaithless, Paul Woolford, Caleb Femi, Nathan Ball
Push Me AwayJordana, Magdalena Bay
L’appartement (En duo avec Iggy Pop)Clio, Iggy Pop
Down The Line – Kimbra RemixRemi Wolf, Kimbra
Kansas GirlJacklen Ro
Marching Orders – Justin Van Der Volgen DubMuseum Of Love, Justin Van Der Volgen
Smartest Man (feat. Arlissa) – Bartees Strange RemixHomeschool, Bartees Strange, Arlissa
Black GoldFlying Lotus, Thundercat
SmileWolf Alice
SLIDE (feat. bLAck pARty)Gavin Turek, bLAck pARty
CoffeeAi Bendr
AngerRacquel Jones
Same MistakesAjiona Alexus
Alive and Dying (Waving, Smiling)Angel Olsen
WellwaveLucid Express
Crying at CVSKilder, Alice Longyu Gao
The SongwriterSTACEY
Chargie (feat. Midas The Jagaban)Alana Maria, Midas the Jagaban
Twisted FantasyJustine Skye, Rema
Another MoonOlivia Morreale
Sunny Place for Shady People (feat. Son Little) – Bonus TrackLawrence Rothman, Son Little
Love MeMykki Blanco, Jamila Woods, Jay Cue
HushThe Marías
Some Things Last A Long TimeSharon Van Etten
Girls N DrumsNVDES, Fani Lou
Body Memory (Peach Fuzz Version)Jess Cornelius
When the Night Calls…Blood Cultures
WFNEO (So Wylie Remix)BELLSAINT, So Wylie
ShameDresage, Misty Boyce
FriendsDD Island
The Gutter of Our EcstasyLuminous Kid
RubberbandBig Fun
Chaos MagicDeath Hags
Tihoussay TenereDag Tenere
ZaatarOs Barbapapas
LagoonHavana Swim Club
Better DrugsJeen
HOODLiam Doe

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