FEATURING ALEXA SHOUNEYIA
Episode four of NOT 97 proves to be the most wide-reaching installment of season one thus far.
Select songs this week span from starry-eyed Finnish dream-pop outfit Pole Siblings to London's Dayo Bello, a mesmerizing 19-year-old crooner. DC's Swan Lingo offers his modern take on New Wave and Melbourne's Kaiit delivers powerful and necessary self-loving bars.
Alexa Shouneyia (@ashouneyia)—a writer and social media editor for Complex Media—joins the show to share music from two New York up-and-comers: alt-pop wunderkind Ben Alessi and street smart spitter Rah-C.
01 "It Might Grow" by Pole Siblings
02 "You Deserve This" by Men I Trust
03 "Only" by Ben Alessi
04 "Mine" by Dayo Bello
05 "Heartbroken Shogun" by Dolphin
06 "What Did You Learn" by Swan Lingo
07 "NY Freestyle" by Rah-C
08 "Natural Woman" by Kaiit
Playlist available here.
Art by Laura Lorraine Burke