New spring cycles bring developing styles
With spring in the air, Week in Pop is here to try and keep you up to date with all the latest buzz brought about with the arrival of the new equinox. With all the hubbub about 737 plane problems, geopolitical standoffs and more stateside civic static; we bring you now all the hype between the headlines with news that Boulevards dropped the epic knock out jam "K.M.O."; Boston's own Halfsour announced their second album Sticky available May 24 and delivered the cool life moment capturing single "Blurred Camera Phone"; Deep Cuts delivered the ethereal beauty of "Thin"; Hatchie delivered the new single and Joe Agius visual for "Stay With Me" off the Double Double Whammy/Heavenly/Ivy League album Keepsake; Dark Tea released their anticipated self-titled album via Fire Talk; Cathedral Bells astonished with the Kayla Smith and Elizabeth Littler goth winter wonderland visual for "Cemetery Surf"; Chicago's own Minor Moon shared the sentimental song cycle of An Opening; Sarah P. delivered the artistic Colette Pomerleau visual for the title track featured off her recent EP Maenads; Tierra Whack delivered the visual for "Unemployed"; Nick Murphy delivered the visual of visions for the mental questions of "Sanity" from the upcoming album Run Fast Sleep Naked available April 26 via Downtown/Future Classic/Opulent; Lil Uzi Vert delivered "Sanguine Paradise" alongside the new cut "That's a Rack"; Newscast announced the new EP titled 5 with a listen to the covert and clandestinely cool single "Undercover"; Crumb announced the album debut Jinx with a look at the Haoyan of America-directed video for "Nina" ft. David Patrick Kelly who famously played Jerry Horne in Twin Peaks; Tadzio shared the emotive tinged instrumental "Cythera" off the BLIGHT. Records release The Sick Room; Sam Fender fired forth "Hypersonic Missiles"; The Mystery Lights mesmerized with "Someone Else is in Control" from the Daptone album Too Much Tension!; Launder delivered the spring season inviting 16mm visual for "Chew" styled by Lindsey Hartman, filmed by Ben Mullen, directed by Robbie Barnett, featuring Staz Lindes and Wyatt Noble; Evan Thomas Way & The Phasers delivered the hymn dedicated to the stretches of the long and winding highways of life with "Long Distance"; Brooklyn DIY star Dina Maccabee delivered the creative alchemy of The Sharpening Machine via Geomancy Records; Alex Bayly delivered the sincere and endearing single "I'll Never Leave You"; *repeat repeat delivered the glimmering and shimmering new spring styled single "Head On" off the Dangerbird Records album Glazed; JR JR dropped the innovative and gentle new single "Dumb Myself Down"; Penelope Isles delivered the cool collage visual for the even cooler cut "Chlorine";
Maryjo Mattea debuted the timely anthem of awakened consciousness and other items of urgency with "A New Normal"; Leem of Earth shared the sky exploding single "Only So Many Ways" off the Velvet Blue Music EP Chapter Two; Vampire Weekend unveiled the new song "Sunflower" ft. Steve Lacy; Big Eyes shared the glamorous visual for "Lucky You" off the album Streets of the Lost; Memory Keepers shared the electric energy of their Faint Ink 7"; Black Mountain announced the album Destroyer arriving May 24 via Jagjaguwar with a listen to the thunderous single "Future Shade"; MUNYA delivered the shimmering title track from the Blue Pine EP; introducing Help who emerged on the scene with the frenzy and fury of "Pennies on the Ground"; Sigrid released the anticipated album debut Sucker Punch; Night School shared the empowering and inspiring single "July" and shared the serene spring style visuals for "Marigold" from the Graveface album Disappear Here; Billie Eilish delivered the video for “you should see me in a crown” from Takashi Murakami off the album When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?; Fake Dad delivered a look at the road rolling visual for the intimate inward glow of "Indigo" from Evan Schwartz, Noah LePage and Katie Paul; Automelodi delivered the epic visual for the smart synth sensations of "Les Métros Disparus" ft. Liz Wendelbo featured off the Holodeck album Mirages au futur verre-brisé; John Paul White delivered the heartland strumming ballad "The Long Way Home" off the album The Hurting Kind; Honeyblood delivered the heavy and hearty rocking lyric video for "Glimmer"; Tim Baker of Hey Rosetta! delivered a listen to the heartfelt single of expressive sincerity with "All Hands" featured off the Arts & Crafts album Forever Overhead; Kedr Livanskiy dropped the new energetic tech-topia rager "Ivan Kupala (New Day)" from the 2MR album Your Need; PUP rocked the world with the singles "Sibling Rivalry" and "Scorpion Hill"; Sun Cycles, aka Jessica Hottman fka The Hottman Sisters, delivered the reflective nostalgia Jon Bass visual for the sentimental synth-scapes of "Kids"; Sky Ferreira returned with much fanfare and shared "Downhill Lullaby"; Kevin Morby delivered the Christopher Good visual for "Nothing Sacred / All Things Wild" from the upcoming album Oh My God available April 26 via Dead Oceans; Maddie Ross delivered the lyrical visual for "Miracle" from the Sentimental Records album Never Have I Ever; Fat White Family presented the absurdist Róisín Murphy the visual for "Tastes Good With the Money" from the Domino album Serfs Up!; Khotin unleashed the Ghostly album Beautiful You; Iceage offered a look at the Mortis Studio and Jo Kamimura visual for "Pain Killer" ft. Sky Ferreira;
AlunaGeorge delivered the NSFW visual from Jason Sondock and Simon Davis for "Cold Blooded Creatures" ft. Bryson Tiller from the Champagne Eyes EP; Baseball Gregg dropped the jam “Young”; Mega Bog is back with the announcement of the new album Dolphine, sharing the lavish "Diary of a Rose"; James World delivered the sound stacking new single "Dominoes"; American Pleasure Club dropped Fucking Bliss via Run For Cover; JD Simo delivered the album Off at 11; Banners dropped "Got It In You"; ALASKALASKA delivered the sensational and suave single and visual for "Bees"; Banx & Ranx delivered the expressive and sweet new single "Speaker" ft. Olivia Holt and ZieZie; Cold Showers shared the chic Chris Slater visual for "Faith" off the Dais release Motionless; Ida Mae delivered the spell-binding Luke Courtenay Smith & Tim Hyland visual for "Chasing Lights" from the album of the same name available June 7 via Thirty Tigers; Psychedelic Porn Crumpets announced the upcoming album And Now For The Whatchamacallit for Marathon Artists with a listen to "Bill's Mandolin"; Chris Orrick delivered the decadent ode to bodega bound opulence with “Liquor Store Hustle”; Merival, aka Toronto-based artist Anna Horvath, shared the acoustic splendor of "I With Mine"; DREAMERS dropped the dream catching machines of "Insomniac" off of LAUNCH FLY LAND; Toebow dropped the morning fantasia of "Bed in Breakfast" off the Imaginator Records album Themes; Dead Horse Beats delivered the wavy daze of "Home Days"; Hembree delivered the earnest and expressive single "Heart" off the Thirty Tigers album House on Fire; Steady Holiday offered a listen to their cover of Weezer's "Holiday"; PUP tour buzz; Phildel delivered the mood maneuvering musical motions of "Glide Dog" off the album Wave Your Flags; Sam Fender delivered the adventurous and epic visual from Vincent Haycock for "Hypersonic Missiles"; Cody Lovaas provided a look at the smooth and stylish visual for "Talk Slow"; push baby delivered the hi-fi weird hype of "mama's house"; Courtney Barnett debuted "Everybody Here Hates You"; J Mascis covered Tom Petty's eternal "Don't Do Me Like That"; Mac Demarco released the lizard man visual for "Nobody" (courtesy of artist Ryon Wu) and announced Here Comes the Boy and the comparison controversy to Mitski's Be the Cowboy took off running; Tame Impala delivered the new track "Patience"; Cardi B controversies; and we remember Nipsey Hussle.
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