Spinnup Asia’s Top Picks: May 2021

At Spinnup, we discover an endless stream of amazing artists and music across the globe. With an influx of such amazing releases distributed with Spinnup every month, we’d like to shine a light on some tracks that blew us away. Below are our Top 5 picks of releases from Asia:


“What Is Love” – Airii

Singaporean singer-songwriter Airii’s new track has got us vibing to no end, but it also reminds us that it is okay to put yourself first and go the extra mile for you instead. This track also made it on Spotify’s New Music Friday Singapore, New Music Friday Malaysia and Fresh Finds SG & MY playlists.



“Runaway” – SaraCortez

SaraCortez’s haunting vocals and transcendent music brings us into another world. Inspired by her upbringing, it’s about the realisation that the world is indeed “not like Disneyland”, as mentioned in the lyrics. This was also featured in Spotify’s New Music Friday Malaysia and Fresh Finds SG & MY playlists.



“Mengulang Kembali” – HexGonia

The Indonesian indie pop band’s soothing yet emotional debut single is a gem. The track represents the wish of fixing a broken relationship and going back to the way things were. HexGonia encourages those in the same situation to express their feelings with words left unsaid.



“Till I’m Gone” – Jjdroy & Tengyboy

This collab by Singaporean rappers Jjdroy and Tengyboy gives us goosebumps. Inspired by Eminem and Joyner Lucas, the dark and ominous theme of this track is a metaphor for cutting off anyone who stands in your way. This track was featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday Singapore and Border Beats playlists.



“Runaway” – Sunny Cheah

Get your tissues ready for this one. Sunny Cheah, singer-songwriter from Malaysia, sings of his first ever heartbreak in his latest pop single. You can also find the lyric video on his YouTube page for all your singalong needs.


Check out our Spinnup FYP playlist to discover more amazing releases from Asia.


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