best songs october 2021

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of October 2021 howl with 107 new songs. October’s featured artists include: Kate Clover, Nancy Sanchez, Angelica Garcia, Shamir Aurors, Orion Sun, Parquet Courts, Tasha, Thunder Jackson, Sasami, La Luz, and more.


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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.

Please note: the playlist below is switched out every month to reflect the current month. You can scroll down to the end of the page for the (October) Best New Songs of the Month playlist archive.

Best New Songs of October, 2021

Artist / BandTrack Title
Spencer LudwigEuphoria
Cassie MarinTanto
IAN SWEETf*ckthat
Luna Li, Serena IsiomaFlower (In Full Bloom)
Flight Facilities, BROODSFOREVER
Magdalena BayHysterical Us
Death Valley GirlsIt’s All Really Kind of Amazing
Remi WolfAnthony Kiedis / Front Tooth
Jungle, Dj StreaksAll Of The Time (DJ Streaks Remix)
Ella RosaNothing Sacred
CAPYAC, Fouk, Annabelle Maginnis, Slim JeffSanctuary
ChantelleBetter Days
DGTL CLRShroom Mush
Torii WolfFive Below
Nina Simone, Sofi TukkerSinnerman (Sofi Tukker Remix)
Oberhofer, Shamir, Nick ValensiSUNSHiiNE (feat. Shamir, Nick Valensi)
BeanzPink Drink
KelisMidnight Snacks
Alex E.T.Magic Misery
Lucas Aaron, Diamond HandsShe’s Gone
C. Tangana, Nathy PelusoAteo
James Blake, SZAFriends That Break Your Heart
O FutureMaculate
Nancy SanchezLa Maldita Bruja
R Plus, Faithless, Amelia FoxHold On To Your Heart
MitskiWorking for the Knife
Dua Saleh, Duckwrthfav flav (with Duckwrth)
Arca, SiaBorn Yesterday
Michael KiwanukaBeautiful Life
The AubreysResale
TashaSorry’s Not Enough
The Red PearsHouse of Mirrors
ShamirGay Agenda
Fruit BatsRips Me Up
James BlakeFriends That Break Your Heart (Bonus)
Max GreenLove Addict
Loyal LobosAmor Como Puñal
Kills BirdsCough Up Cherries
Angélica GarciaEcho Eléctrico
illuminati hottiesLet Me Do One More
Camille Antoni, Pete PhillyL.U.N.A.
Breana MarinPersonal
GROHigh as a Kite
Aidan & the Wild, Bobbie, Dési Ducrot, Baptiste W. HamonRevelation Never Came
Daniel James McFadyenAugust, I’m Yours
The FirefolkAlisha
AURORAGiving In To The Love
GeographerPeripheral Vision
Jordana, TV GirlSummer’s Over
Vera BlueTemper
Allen StoneThe Wire
Boy HarsherTower
Combo ChimbitaBabalawo
Parquet CourtsHomo Sapien
The Guest and the Host, Avid Dancer, Sharaya SummersLonely Road
LucysEs por ti
Jesse Jo Starkcry on me
Orion SunConcrete
Montell FishCall U Tomorrow
Ramonda HammerAll For What
Laura Jean AndersonBe With You
DRAMADark Rain
Angélica GarciaEcho Eléctrico
frogifake it
Jarina De Marco, EstyPare De Sufrir
Ric Wilson, Yellow DaysLife’s Been Good To Me
Thunder JacksonTake On Me
La LuzLa Luz
VIOLITTDon’t Let Them In
GENER8ION, 070 ShakeNeo Surf
SpoonThe Hardest Cut
SASAMIThe Greatest / Skin A Rat
MetronomyIt’s good to be back
TashaBed Song 1
TeaMarrr, Meer ColonShow Me Love (feat. Meer Colon)
The War On DrugsChange
Angélica GarciaEcho Eléctrico
joshua epithet, Nana LourdesEight Years Old With An IPhone (Nana Lourdes Reload)
Hana VuGutter
Tropa MagicaMascarita
RikiFlorence & Selena
Lauren Ruth WardPain
Marissa Nadler, Simon RaymondeThe Path of the Clouds
BENEEDoesn’t Matter
Omar Coleman, Eddie RobertsYou’ve Been Cheatin’
Death HagsLe Vampire
Blssom, ArhkotaVas
Aprile, Leo Fifty FiveGet to Me
Little TripsDownhill to Paradise
BELmason jar / wanna be
MARCUS KECHStrangelove
The Songeryspooky vibes
tendaiInfinite Straight

Playlist: Best New Songs of October, 2021

View our past Best New Songs of the Month features for every month!

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