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New Music Friday: 5 albums to stream today

Ashnikko’s mixtape fizzes with feminist bangers, London post-punk band Shame return with a rambunctious second album, and Sleaford Mods’ Spare Ribs is a slapping dose of reality

Ashnikko has never been afraid to speak her mind, and Demidevil, her new mixtape, is no exception. The release, which is effectively the artist’s debut album, brings together the trap-infused pop she’s best known for, with zippy one-liners (“I don’t need a man I need a rabbit,” she sings in “Deal With It”) and early-noughties throwbacks (there’s a R-rated cover of Avril Lavinge’s “S8er boi”). Previous tracks such as breakthrough single “Daisy” and Grimes collab, “Cry”, are punchy standouts, while “Slumber Party” is a fiercely feminist banger with a sapphic twist.

Elsewhere, London post-punk band Shame return with a rambunctious second album, London jazz experimentalist Robohands takes us to the 70s with his jazz and krautrock-infused library music, and Sleaford ModsSpare Ribs is a slapping dose of reality.

ASHNIKKO, DEMIDEVIL

SHAME, DRUNK TANK PINK

SLEAFORD MODS, SPARE RIBS

POM POKO, CHEATER

ROBOHANDS, SHAPES