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In our efforts to hunker down and brace for Hurricane Florence, iOS 12 GM hype, political posturing, gestures and more—Week in Pop shares snapshots of developing media stories beyond the headlines and entertainment pages. Top news is that Zenizen delivered the illustrious and expansive new single "Es Is"; phem continues a reign of dominance with the new SremmLife-styled single "Swae Lee"; Banny Grove delivered The Speech; Yumi Zouma announced EP III via Cascine with a listen to the glamorous splendor of "In Camera"; Fat Spirit are working on an upcoming album slated for release in October via Citrus City and delivered a listen to the DIY ripping and roaring fresh singles "Ace of Cups" and "Cul De Sac"; Shamir released the hotly anticipated self-released album Resolution; Drinker returned with the consciousness enveloping and uplifting movement of epic proportions titled "Fragment II"; Nashville legend Connor Youngblood shared the cosmic ethereal twang and electric hymn of "Cheyenne" via Counter Records; Foliage delivered a look at the sincere visuals from David Rodriguez for the endearing expressions of "Let's Go Home"; Bay Area institution the Anita Lofton Project delivered the potent statements of self-actualization and more with the radical "Boom Boom"; Empress Of announced the upcoming album Us available October 19; Hop Along presented a look at the Derrick Belcham visual for "Somewhere a Judge"; YBN Cordae delivered the Lyrical Lemonade visual for "Scotty Pippen"; Devonté Hynes presented a look at the self-directed visual for the new Blood Orange single "Saint"; Joey Purp dropped the bossy YAKUB Films visual for "Bag Talk" off the upcoming QUARTERTHING; J Mascis announced the new album Elastic Days available November 8 via Sub Pop with a listen to the sentimental strumming single "See You at the Movies"; Cardi B presented the Mike Ho phone chord motif visual for "Ring" ft. Kehlani; Brooke Candy presented the Pastelae video for "My Sex" ft. Pussy Riot, Mykki Blanco & MNDR; Young Thug delivered the album Slime Language; Moonwalker presented the world the snazzy cool car visuals for "Conquer" via Standby Records; behold the breathtaking earthy and ethereal beauty that abounds in Arnór Dan's visual for "Stone By Stone" directed by Andri Haraldsson; Father announced the Awful Swim project available September 21; Basement Revolver rocked us with the ethereal storm crashing cataclysms of "Heavy Eyes"; Omni Gardens, oka Moon Glyph boss Steve Rosborough previously of Soothsayer, announced the album West Coast Escapism available September 28 via Holodeck delivering a look at the mind expanding Victor Enriquez video for thought pop of "Thinking"; Guerilla Toss delivered the title track "Twisted Crystal" and the new single "Green Apple" from the upcoming DFA album; Soccer Mommy presented an intimate and evocative cover of the Boss's iconic single "I'm On Fire" featured off the forthcoming Henry/I'm On Fire 7"; Emily Magpie delivered the steam driving single "Last Train"; Justus Proffit & Jay Som delivered their cool cruising and jangling collaborative single "Nothing's Changed" off the EP of the same name available September 28 via Polyvinyl; Madeline Kenney presented the meditative and transcendent visuals for the new single "Overhead" a look at the lavish and glamorous minimal visual for "Bad Idea" from the upcoming album Perfect Shapes available October 5 via Carpark; Supersilent sent word of the new album 14 available September 28 via Smalltown Supersound with a listen to the atmospheric environments of "14.7"; We Are Parasols presented the celestial sky scorching single "The Gods Have Become Disease"; Tolliver delivered the DIY visuals from Kellen Malloy for the evocative and expressive single "Emmanuel"; SG Lewis delivered the illustrious dance floor destroyer "Hurting" ft. AlunaGeorge from the Dust, Dark, Dawn trilogy; Illingsworth rolls the die on "DnD" ft. Denmark Vessey ; Old Smile, aka New Jersey's prolific Tom Herman, released the radical consciousness expanding Ripple Trail EP along with the videos for "Shifting Avenue" and "Another One"; Toronto sibling duo SWANES delivered the singles of loathsome luxury with "I Hate Summer" and the romantic rhythms of "BPD"; ASHRR presented the puppetry themed visual from Keith Musil for the snazzy single "Sometimes"; Portland's own noise denizens The Fourth Wall broke down the barriers of sonic conventions with their Bug Hunt album Infinite Other; Beauty in Chaos previewed the upcoming album finding beauty in chaos with the retro riding single "Storm" ft. Ashton Nyte; Shaun Durkan (of Weekend) released the mixtape Argot; Princess Chelsea presented the Super 8 video from Anastasia Doniants for "Wasting Time" along with the the fairy tale epic visual for "I Miss My Man", both off the upcoming album The Loneliest Girl available September 7 via Lil' Chief Records; Holy Golden took us on an audio and visual trip to a "Lost Island" from their upcoming album Sleepers in the Milky Way; Sarah P. delivered the fashionable shore coasting visual for "Millennial Girl" from George Geranios; MNEK delivered Language; Papercuts delivered the humors and hauntings of "Laughing Man" off the album Parallel Universe Blues available this fall via Slumberland; Cautious Clay delivered the regal and radical new single "Crowned"; Peel Dream Magazine shared the endearing dream machine of "Shenandoah" from the album Qi Velocity available October 4 via Slumberland; Spain delivered the sun inspired sentiments of "Maya in the summer"; The Brazen Youth unveiled the new album Primitive Initiative; Young Readers delivered the slow stepping emotive textures of "Dancing"; Psychedelic Porn Crumpets delivered their situationist search for satisfaction with "Social Candy"; The Unlikely Candidates delivered the ecstasy of newfound discovery with "Best I Ever Had"; Adam Hood delivered some twang with the new single "She Don't Love"; Heather Morgan delivered the storm weathering ballad of "Your Hurricane"; Asleep at the Wheel presented the honky-tonk piano pop of "Seven Nights to Rock"; Dillon Carmichael brought some southern comforts with the softly swaying square dance of "Dancing Away with My Heart"; Peluché delivered the expressive and intimate single "Figure Me Out" taken off the debut album Unforgettable available September 28 via One Little Indian Records; PANDA$ joined the Danger Village family with a listen to the peaceful gestures of "Love After War" ft. Anastastia Elliot; Her's delivered the candid cut "Under Wraps" off of Invitation to Her’s available August 24 via Heist or Hit; Sea Moya presented the illustrious and electric single "The Long Run" off the album Falmenta available October 12; Darryl Rahn delivered the ballroom invitational ballad "Everybody's Dancin'"; K Michelle DuBois delivered free growing and free flowing anthem "Wild Weed"; Calvin Valentine delivered the smooth speeding cruiser of "911 Turbo" off Keep Summer Safe available September 14 via Mello Music Group; Bernhoft delivered the cyber-self single of "Humanoid"; YBN Nahmir dropped the yacht life visual from Christian Breslauer for "No Relations", announcing the new mixtape arriving September 7; check out the synth-lit RAC Remix of Noah Kahan’s new single "Come Down"; Honey Moon delivered the new serene and sweetly stitched single "Yours, Girl"; The Chairman Dances presented the dimension beyond conventional directions titled "No Compass, No Map" along with the visuals for "Acme Parking Garage" both off the upcoming album Child of My Sorrow available August 24; Lando Chill announced the new album Black Ego available October 12 via Mello Music Group and dropped the smooth, suave and wavy "Peso" ft. Quelle Chris & Rey along with the ethereal illustrations of "Dah Vapor" ft. Swansuit; Plums announced EP 02 arriving September 7 via Forged Artifacts with a listen to the windy wonder "Wendy"; M.A.D. emerged on the scene with the serenity soaring single "Everything";

Nightmares on Wax shared the radical remix of Solomon Grey's "Wonderful World"; Seasaw delivered the imaginative Nate Chappell visual for "God(zilla)"; Cool Life shared the performance pop visuals for "Waves" ft. Eric Nally; NAVVI presented the atmospheric ambiance of "Us"; Sophie Colette presented the expressive and affectionate illustrations of "That Kind of Love"; Little Pieces presented an antidote to our collective exhaustion with the visual for "Tired All the Time"; Suede delivered the Mike Christie visual for "Life Is Golden" filmed in the abandoned city of Pripyat, Ukraine; Free Money delivered the anthem raging single "Up in the Sky"; Petrol Girls defined what true life sororities are via the visuals for "Sister"; Nick Wilson raised the brightness of the day with the single "Get Up"; Skylar Spence brought all the latter day summer sensational sentiments via the Jen Goma visual for "Carousel"; Colyn Cameron, previously of Wake Owl, announced the debut solo album Sad & Easy available October 12 with a look at the rustic Rob Rice visual for the expressive single "Loss For Words"; Adeline, of Escort, shared the sensually expressive aesthetic visual from Liza Voloshin for "Swirl"; Parrot Dream delivered the new stratosphere surveying single "Cloudchaser"; Masego dropped the new meets vintage swagger of "Old Age" ft. SiR; Exploded View delivered the dark flying new single "Raven Raven"; Calvin Valentine dropped a little old school analogue with the fresh single "Vhs" ft. Illa J; DeModa delivered the urgent and immediate embraces of "All We Got" ft. Akacia; KT Tunstall shared the creative channels and currents of "The River"; Abandoned by Bears delivered a listen to the album Headstorm; Kanye x Lil Pump's "I Love It" video produced by Spike Jones; Holychild delivered the bright and snazzy new single "Hundred Thousand Hearts"; The Little Miss delivered the escapist request of "Take Me, Too" off the American Dream EP; Elk City delivered the holistic mysticism of the Ray Ketchem video for "Root Beer Shoes"; Kailee Morgue delivered the oceanic aesthetics of "Siren"; Party Hardly delivered the fist clenched and arm raising anthem "Terry Shure"; Leeds' own Far Caspian presented the world with the beautiful and comforting new single "The Place"; FEVA delivered the comfort space shaking single "Uneasy"; KiingRod delivered the flashy video for "Chimmy" ft. DaBoii of SOB X RBE off the Just the Beginning mixtape; OTM Frenchyy presented the intense and real visual for "Seen It All" ft. Rod Wave; Lions of Dissent delivered a look at the radical Tim Baker visual for "Honey From Hell" via Lion Rebel Recordings; The Goon Sax delivered a listen to the defeatist ballad "We Can't Win" off the upcoming album We're Not Talking available September 14 via Wichita Recordings; HEX delivered the gothed-out and groovy Amber Beaton directed video for "Billboard";  Evvol delivered a listen to the single "Song For the Broken Hearted (Rollin')"; Suicideyear delivered the cryptic Ryan Clarke visual for "Tired"; Billy Lemos brought all the weird and wondrous vibes with the totally DIY designed AWKWARD EP; Perry Selba delivered an inspired listen to "And You Are?" ft. Scott McCaughey off of Wherefore Art Thou? Songs Inspired By Nick Hornby’s Juliet, Naked; Rude Audio shared a look at the day-prepping visual for "To the Sun" off the Rude Redux EP available October 8; Yoko Ono delivered a look at the visual for the potent patriarchy crushing "Woman Power" from the upcoming album Warzone available October 19 via Chimera Music; Dakota Blue released the anticipated album Plaza to Plaza; London's own The Swagger presented the heavy rocker "Heart 'N' Soul"; Cape Weather delivered the expressive and earnest new single "Orchestration"; June West presented a look at the natural and free-spirited Drew Xanthopoulos visual for "Game to Claim"; Dead Ceremony shared the heartbreaking narrative of relationship discontinuities via the Zak Harney visual for "Heartache"; NYC crew 79.5 delivered the single of pensive perspectives with "Facing East" from the debut album Predictions available September 28 via Big Crown Records; Helena Deland delivered the beautiful and spirit raising single "Rise" off Altogether Unaccompanied Vol. III & IV available October 19 via Luminelle Recording; VRWRK delivered the brand new album of outsider and insider vibes On the Outside; GABI delivered the unconscious awakening movement "Sleep" off of the upcoming Double Double Whammy album Empty Me available October 5; TNT Tez delivered the summer blasting visual for "Wok" produced by Internet Money; Interpol delivered a look at the Hala Matar video for "If You Really Love Nothing"; Her's released Invitation to Her’s' via Heist or Hit; Church Girls delivered the sincere fresh single "Dead Wood" off the upcoming EP Home available September 7; E-40 delivered the album The Gift of Gab; Desiigner dropped "Shoot"; Logic dropped "The Return"; Rubblebucket delivered Sun Machine; Ohmme delivered a listen to Parts via Joyful Noise; Mr.Koifish, fronted by Morten Køie, presented the new heavy single "The End"; Amir Obe presented the world with Can't Be a ____ Here: Chapter 1; Colter Wall delivered a classic slice of Americana with "Saskatchewan in 1881" off Songs of the Plains; Pearl Charles delivered the throwback styled visual from Cherokee Neas for "All The Boys" ; A Shoreline Dream presented a look at the performance video from Ryan Policky for the ethereal single "Waitout" via Latenight Weeknight Records; Clark Twain shared some power pop sentiments with the single "Try Too Hard"; m1nk delivered a look at the visual for the outer reaching new single "The Far Side" via Seja Records; Emma Louise presented a look at the live at 64 Sound performance visual for "Falling Apart"; Brooks Thomas delivered the expressions of inertia with “Gravity” from the upcoming album Poison available September 21; Japanese Television delivered the psych jam "Country Joe" off the self-titled debut EP available September 7 via Tip Top Recordings; Bas delivered the anticipated album Milky Way; Lights On Moscow delivered the transcendent debut single "Lord Let Me Know"; Yelle delivered the visual for the exasperated, artistically explicit and illustrative audio of "OMG!!!"; Danny Brown unveiled new material via Twitch; Mark Kozelek announced album with Donny McCaslin and Jim White of Dirty Three called Mark Kozelek with Donny McCaslin and Jim White available March 1 via Caldo Verde; Mac DeMarco covered Haruomi Hosono's "Honey Moon"; BTS and Nicki Minaj collaborated on "Idol"; Courtney Barnett presented the Ashley Connor 16mm filmed visual for "Charity"; Chance, Joey Purp, KAMI and Smoko Ono dropped the colalborative cut "Reboot"; Klein delivered the visual for "Brother"; Dave Davies of The Kinks announced an album of unreleased solo material titled Decade available October 12 via Red River Entertainment/Green Amp; Death Cab covered Richard Swift's "Most of What I Know"; Mykki Blanco starred in the short "Wypipo"; Loretta Lynn announced that the anticipated album Wouldn't It Be Great will be available September 18, sharing the title track; Primal Scream announced the upcoming long-overdue release of Give Out But Don’t Give Up: The Original Memphis Sessions available October 12; Poppy and Diplo dropped the Titanic Sinclair visual for their track "Time is Up"; Christine and the Queens presented a look at the Colin Solal Cardo visual for "5 Dollars"; Madonna debuted "Beautiful Game" at the MET Gala; Samantha Glass presented a look at the b/w video for the synth-studded sentiments of "Cruel Anxiety"; Connan Mockasin announced the new album Jassbusters available October 12 with a look at the visual for "Con Conn Was Impatient"; Brooklyn artist BAYLi presented the romantic and sensual power couple video for "Mr. & Mrs. Smith (Yin)"; Royal Canoe delivered the Kevan Funk visual for "Rayz" from the upcoming album Waver available Jauary 25 via Paper Bag Records; Chicago's own Desert Liminal released their anticipated evocative and electric cassette Comb for Gold;

North Americans' "Cutty" roadside attraction video from Rocco Rivetti; Black Eyed Peas delivered a look at the video for "Constant Part 1 and 2" ft. Slick Rick; LANSKI offered up some electronic emotive exhibitions with "Vows"; RYAN Playground delivered the end of summer semblances of "Empty Pool" ft. Lontalius; Fusilier delivered the conflicts and contras of "dueling"; Berlin's Godmother, aka Joey Hansom, delivered the meditations on mortality with "Death Drive"; Lauren Duski delivered the reflective visual for "Costume Party"; Alice Smith covered the classic "House of the Rising Sun" with a whole lotta passion; Ro Ransom delivered the big slapping and rolling anthem of motivation "Might Go" ft. Kensei Abbot featured off the upcoming release Possessed available September 14 via Same Plate Entertainment; Cosmic Strip delivered a taste of their latest high "Sugar Rush" featured off the debut EP Heavenly; Harp Samuels delivered the sea to sky drifting velocity of "Away"; Pastel Ghost delivered a listen to the mercurial quicksilver shine of "Mercury" featured off the forthcoming album Ethereality available October 5 via Cleopatra Records; Young Dolph presented a look at the major key boss life video for "Major" ft. Key Glock off Role Model available September 21; Slothrust delivered a listen to the observatory experience of "Planetarium" off The Pact available September 14 via Dangerbird Records; Dev Ray delivered the new cryptic castle crumbling single "Palaces" via Dangerbird Records; Becky Warren delivered the road wandering visual for "The Drake Motel"; Maceo Plex remixed Maribou State's "Nervous Tics"; Steven A. Clark delivered the new Boys Noize-produced epic and eternal single "On and On"; Ava Luna presented a look at the Becca Kauffman and Bucky Illingworth visual for "Childish" from the upcoming album Moon 2 available September 7 via Western Vinyl; Henry Chadwick delivered a look at the self-drawn visual for "Wrong Way" from the new Marlin Fisher album; People Museum dropped a listen to the new single electric and art-felt expressions "Bible Belt" from the debut album I Dreamt You In Technicolor available September 28; Sleepy Zuhoski provided a look at the soul searching in the modern world video for the Lights cover "Muscle Memory" off the Palo Santo Records release Better Haze; Don Q released Don Season 2 via High Bridge; Many Voices Speak released the anticipated debut Tank Town via Hit City U.S.A. / Strangers Candy; Saintseneca released the album Pillar of Na via ANTI- Records with a look at the live performance of "Beast in the Garden"; Deru delivered the visual Refuge via Friends of Friends; Human People provided a listen to the electric garage heroics of "Jenny" via Exploding in Sound; It Looks Sad. announced the album Sky Lake available November 2 via Tiny Engines delivering a listen to the ethereal bridging of the oceans and the heavens with "Drool"; San Francisco's Dangermaker sent word of the new album Run (available October 5) with a look at the snazzy performance pop visual for "Pressure"; Sarah Chernoff of Mt. Si shared the uplifting and transcendent CSCN single "You're Free" b/w the clandestine moods of "Crime"; Dead Soft announced the New Emotion EP available October 5 via Arts & Crafts with a look at the analogue summer send-off visuals for "Down"; The Black Black sent word of the upcoming album Gravity & Time available September 21 delivering a listen to the late night chasing single "Midnight Expectation"; Yowler provided a listen to the acoustic illustrations of "Angel" off the album Black Dog in My Path available October 12 from Double Double Whammy; Wish You Were Here, aka Jesse Barnett, offered a listen to the sweet and sincere debut single "No Say"; Behaviorist, Stephen Chen from San Fermin, delivered the brass inflected demonstration of "Long Division" feat. Kristin Slipp; Collapsing Scenery delivered the decadence within the dissonance on the track "Resort Beyond The Last Resort"; Gestures delivered the hanging on and hanging out single "Holding On" from the debut album Funny Games available November 9 via PNKSLM Recordings; The Game dropped "DTF" ft. YG, Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih; Matthew Dear shared the title track singles and "Echo" off the upcoming new album Bunny available October 12 via Ghostly; JP Harris delivered a look and listen to the visual for "JP's Florida Blues #1"; DJ Seinfeld remixed George FitzGerald's "Burns"; Peter Bibby delivered the bird-brained Aaron McCann-directed visual for "Long Baby"; Tkay Maidza released the new EP Last Year Was Weird Vol. 1 via Downtown Records with a listen to the new floral blooming and booming single "White Rose"; Alessia Cara delivered an acoustic rendering for "Growing Pains"; Boy Bjorn delivered the sprinting new single "Now I’m Running" off the debut album Mistaken Animals available October 12 via Communion Records; Brandon Coleman delivered the beach dreaming visual for "All Around The World" featured off the new album Resistance available September 14 via Brainfeeder; Saya delivered the lunar affinities of "The Moon"; Dem Atlas delivered the futuristic vibes of "Tomorrow Party" produced by Ant of Atmosphere; Viagra Boys delivered the raw and erratic single "Just Like You" off Street Worms available September 28 via YEAR0001 2018; GADADU announced the new album Outer Song with a look at the Danna Grace Windsor animated visual for "Bay Songs"; Foxhole announced the new album Well Kept Thing available September 28 via Burnt Toast Vinyl with a listen a listen to the proggy arts of "After the Walk"; Saint Slumber delivered the visual for "Infinite"; Neneh Cherry dropped "Shot Gun Shack" off the Broken Politics album available October 19 via Smalltown Supersound; Psychedelic Porn Crumpets delivered the psyched-out visuals for "Social Candy"; NAVVI unveils the dream drawn paintings of sound with "Sampaguita" featured off of Ultra available September 28 via Hush Hush Records; Bliss Signal, aka James Kelly of WIFE, Altar of Plagues with Jack Adams of Mumdance announced their self-titled available September 28 via True Panther Sounds / Profound Lore with a mind blasting listen to "Surge"; Sauna Youth delivered reality breaking "Unreal City" featured off the album Deaths available September 7 via Upset The Rhythm; DOE delivered a view of alien life with "Labour like I Do" off the forthcoming album Grow into It available September 28 via Big Scary Monsters; Portland's Mutineers prepare their evocative and organic Threshold EP ; the iconic Erika Spring released the new single "Scars" from the forthcoming new Cascine EP; Perfect Body delivered the "Fields" of dreams; Zac White dropped the cool and sweet new swaying and swaggering single "Spent On You"; Austin's Wrongbird delivered the brass inflected single "The Plot"; TTNG delivered a baroque re-imagining of the single "Dog"; Joe Cardamone from The Icarus Line dropped the romantic night strolling visual for "Love Roses" from the forthcoming Holy War available September 21 via Helium Records; celebrating 50 years of The Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo; Snoop Dogg's cookbook; Post Malone announced Posty Fest 2018; Josh T. Pearson covered Depeche Mode's "Cover Me"; Fervor Records are reissuing The Spiffs' 1980 album Don't Waste Your Money on this Garbage on August 31; The Velvet Underground Experience art & music exhibition is happening October 10 through December 20 in NYC; an Eagles compilation surpasses Michael Jackson's Thriller as the current all-time best-selling album; J.J. Abrams started the label Loud Robot; the Elon Musk x Azelia Banks x Grimes story got weirder; Gerard Love left Teenage Fanclub; Kodak Black is out of jail; Young Thug busted at a Dave & Buster's; and we celebrate the life and works of Aretha Franklin, Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ed King, Kyle Pavone of We Came as Romans, Lindsay Kemp, Neville Staple's (of The Specials) grandson Fidel, DJ Ready Red and Mac Miller.

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The fluorescent luster of summer

From following the raging northwest fires, the NRA's financial disarray, earthquakes, waves of violence in Chicago, while the drama on the executive level intensifies—Week in Pop is proud to present a wealth of buzz beyond the endless Möbius strips of infinitely scrolling news feed streams. Delivering just some of the top stories we're following, Gabi announced the anticipated new album Empty Me available October 5 via Double Double Whammy and delivered the awe-striking single "Whole With You" along with the grand visual directed by Kenna Hynes; Pussy Riot continue their campaign of international autonomy with their ode to the authorities and more on the visual for "Track About Good Cop"; My Bloody Valentine debuted yet another new song; Connor Youngblood shared the breathtaking Johannes Greve Muskat and Arman Harutyunyan video for "Los Angles" starring Kine Sophie Berntsen from the album Cheyenne available August 17 via Counter Records; Ross From Friends provided some throwback euro footage edited to serve as the visual for "Pale Blue Dot" off the upcoming Brainfeeder album Family Portrait available July 27; Boulevards delivered a summer-styled look at the Sheeraz Balushi visual for "Remedy" ft. vocals from Laura Reed; Cat Power introduced us to the new upcoming anticipated album Wanderer arriving October 5 through Domino; G-Eazy presented the Bay Area-boating visual for "Power" ft. Nef the Pharoah and P-Lo with his "Endless Summer" tour with Lil Uzi Vert in toe; Teddy Glass delivered the electric crooning jam "Lean On"; June West delivered the femme isle illustrations of "Island of Women" from the self-titled album debut available September 14 via Broken Circles; Odina delivered the meditative new single "I’ll Carry You" that resonates like a slow hovering acoustic fog of fancy; London's Earhart delivered the angst energy of "Achtung Heroes"; NUEX shared the visual for the perceptive pop points of "Eyes" off the debut Affectus EP; Atlanta's Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics presented the performance visuals for "Broken Woman" off the State of All Things album; Jackie Venson delivered the styling and super snazzy visual for the super guitar shredding single "Never Say Die"; Mocha Bands delivered the boss visual for the throne claiming "Longevity" via S5studios; Fred Thomas announced the new album Aftering! available September 13 via Polyvinyl, presenting the trippy and grand Jeffrey Freer visual for the anthemic and heavy "Good Times Are Gone Again"; Eves Karydas delivered the diligence of etiquette and decorum with the arty visual for "Couch"; Oakland's own super swinging outfit Van Goat presented the spirited Alex Mallonee visual for "Follow Me Under"; Whitney Ballen delivered the incredible, world sharking single "Rainier" off the album You're A Shooting Star, I'm A Sinking Ship available August 24 via Father/Daughter Records, Substitute Scene Records; Summer Magic shared some sun with the new single "Hey!"; Sarah Sharp shared the passionate and pointed single "Right Through Me" from the Dream EP and also shared the intimate floral adornment visuals for "Pieces"; Wild Rivers presented the visual for rural and rustic visual for the holistic "I Won't Be Back" off their Eighty-Eight EP; Pond shared the planetary pop cadences of "Burnt Out Star"; Chris Orrick shared the innovative and introspective single and Malcolm Critcher & Symeon Platts visual for "Self Portrait" produced by Nolan The Ninja off Ambrosia For Heads available July 19; Spooky Cool dropped the new anthemic single "Old Hair Mine" from the Every Thing Ever EP available August 3 through Citrus City Records; St. Humain delivered the pensive pop pronouncements of "The Thought of You"; Helena Deland delivered the new electro-evocative single "Claudion" from the upcoming Luminelle Recordings release; Trevor Powers presented the new psychically sentimental singles "Clad in Skin" and "Squelch" from the upcoming album Mulberry Violence available August 17 via Baby Halo; Brooklyn's Darkwing signed to Good Eye Records and delivered the visceral and super-shredding new single "Ignorant Ghost"; Andrew Bayer delivered the inspired intimate gazing single "Your Eyes" ft. Ane Brun; Detroit's Ladysse delivered the personal pop of passions and life pursuits via the Not the One EP; RYAN Playground, aka Genevieve Ryan Martel, delivered a listen to the skyward pointed econo-pop of "Pie In The Sky" feat. Robert Robert from the debut album 16/17 via Secret Songs/Last Gang Records; Notthingham artist Nina Smith delivered the spirited sprinting single "Run"; No Dry Country brought the homeland rippers with the album Pandhandle Music; LA's own C C C V L T S S S delivered the almost 10 minute ambient odyssey "Xiphos" via Possible Motive; Louise Cole presented the deck chilling visual for the meditative "Things" from Daniel Sunshine off the Brainfeeder album Time available August 10; Erik Deutsche presented the enchanted and magical Josh Clark animated visuals for "Falling Flowers" ft. Victoria Reed from the album LoHi; Pussy Riot also unleashed the latest arts of dissent with "КОШМАРЫ / NIGHTMARES" along with the vintage video game inspired "Pong!"; James Bay delivered the performance pop for the indulgent "Just For Tonight"; Chicago artist Appleby presented the reflective intimate moments recalled via the StripMall Productions visual for "Young Lost Love" from the Happiness EP available July 27 via Haight; Brother Reverend delivered word of the forthcoming re-release of their album The Tables Turn Too Often; Brooklyn's Parrot Dreams delivered the illuminating single "Light Goes (In MInes)" off the forthcoming album of the same name available August 24 via Good Eye Records; BUHU presented the imaginative and grand visual for the enlightenment seeking "La Truth" from Wayne Dalchau and Holly Bronko from the album Tenets available September 5 via FMF Records; The Growlers announced the new album Casual Acquaintances and their Beach Goth pop up; Illingsworth's album You’re No Fun will be available September 28 via Mello Music Group, sharing the single of learned wisdom and dislikes with "Peeves" ft. Open Mike Eagle; Ex Mykah presents the face, head and mind warping visual for "Faceless"; Spirit of the Beehive announced the album Hypnic Jerks available September 14 via Tiny Engines and delivered the rhetorical rad rocking inquiry of "can i receive the contact?"; Nef The Pharaoh announced The Big Chang Theory debut album available August 10, delivering the title track that spans settings from the classroom to the club; Love Thy Brother delivered the arresting pop single "Arrested" ft. Norma Jean Martine; Rae Isla delivered the powerful messianic proclamation that "Jesus Was a Woman"; The Cradle shared the beautiful new album Bag of Holding via NNA Tapes; Tired All the Time dropped the thrashy, trashy and flashy single "Bone Dry" off Be Well via Flag Day Recordings; Solomon Grey shared the Little Dragon remix of "The Game";

Neneh Cherry presented the marvelous Jenn Nkiru visual for the new single "Kong"; Daniel T. announced the upcoming album Heliotrope via Cascine with a listen to the summer sensational single "Heat-Wave"; Human Touch, aka Natalia Rogovin of Social Studies, delivered the might and majestic mega-ballad "Swan Song"; Stones Throw Records brought back their Dungeon Sessions featuring LA's Kiefer; Mr Eazi presented the inspired visual of creating and sharing agency with "Property" from the forthcoming Life is Eazi, Vol. 2 - Lagos To London; Varsity presented the swim meet visual for "A Friend Named Paul" from Mark Pallman & Amanda Speva off the second album Parallel Person; Austin's Galapaghost provided a preview of the forthcoming innovative DIY album Sootie; The Brevet presented the passionate pop of "So Long" from their upcoming album LEGS available this fall via Pretend City Records; XYLØ delivered the assertive new shut-down anthem "I Don't Want To See You Anymore"; Quickly, Quickly presented the anticipated Over Skies EP via Ta-Ku’s 823 Records; Steven Page presented the lyrical visual that lays the smack down on proponents of hate and intolerance with "White Noise" via Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II; Drake delivered the Karena Evans visual for "In My Feelings"; 6ix9ine delivered the colorful visual for "FEFE" ft. Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz; Tyler, the Creator presented the Paris posting visual for "Potato Salad" ft. ASAP Rocky; ADULT. announced the new album This Behavior available September 7 via Dais and delivered the visual for the new single "Perversions of Humankind"; DJ Khaled presented the visual for "No Brainer" ft. Chance the Rapper, Justin Bieber and Quavo; Ciara's "Level Up" visual featuring the ReQuest Dance Crew and choreographed by Parris Goebel and also delivered the remix for "Level Up" ft. Missy Elliot and Fatman Scoop; Charli XCX delivered the new jam "Girls Night Out" produced by SOPHIE and Stargate; Miguel dropped the new serpentine single "Python"; Protomartyr and Spray Paint collaborated on the track "Corinthian Leather"; Jungle announced the album For Ever along with the new cuts "Cherry" and "Heavy, California"; Tom Morello announced the new album The Atlas Underground available October 12 via Mom + Pop alongside the tracks "We Don't Need You" ft. Vic Mensa and the track "Battle Sirens" ft. Knife Party; Blood Orange presented the Dev Hynes-directed visual for "Jewelry" starring Janet Mock and the Crack Stevens video for "Charcoal Baby", all from the upcoming album Negro Swan available August 24; Yves Tumor dropped the single "Noid"; Black Thought of The Roots delivered the Trayvon Martin inspired single "Rest in Power"; Kristin Hersh delivered the earth shattering new single "No Shade in Shadow"; Iron & Wine announced the Weed Garden EP available August 31 via Sub Pop and shared the single "What Hurts Worse"; Yoko Ono announced the new album Warzone available October 19 presenting a listen to the timely title track; Migos remixed Rae Sremmurd's popular single "Swang"; Oneohtrix Point Never delivered visuals for "The Station" and "We'll Take It"; Sheck Wes delivered the sinewy and slapping new single "N----s Ain't Close" ft. Lil Yachty; Lil B freesytled over Drake's "In My Feelings"; Arctic Monkeys delivered the visual for "Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino"; Fucked Up announced their new album Dose Your Dreams available October 5 through Merge/Arts and Crafts with a listen to spirit raising new single "Raise Up Your Voice Joyce"; ZHU and Tame Impala delivered the visual for "My Life" starring Willow Smith; Kodie Shane shared the new single and animated visual for "Love & Drugz II" ft. Trippie Redd; Devon Welsh, fka Majical Cloudz announced the debut album Dream Songs available August 24 and delivered the visual for the single "By the Daylight"; Chvrches covered Kendrick Lamar's epic single "LOVE." and dropped the visuals for "Out of My Head" ft. Wednesday Campanella; Vanessa Carlton covered Elliott Smith's "Needle in the Hay"; The Prodigy announced the new album No Tourists available November 2 with a look at the Paco Raterta visual for "Need Some1"; Death Cab for Cutie provided a listen to the new single "I Dreamt We Spoke Again"; DRAM dropped the anticipated That's a Girls Name EP; Jlin announced Autobiography and shared the jagged and dazzling "The Abyss of Doubt"; Waxahatchee announced the new EP Great Thunder available September 7 via Merge and delivered the Christopher Good visual for "Chapel of Pines"; Jack White dropped the Jodeb visual for "Corporation"; Travis Scott dropped new jams; Danny Brown on "Detroiters"; more M.I.A. doc buzz; a reworked rendering of David Bowie's "Zeroes" emerged, as well as a long lost first demo that has also appeared and news of the David Bowie VR Experience; the return of Jean Luc Picard; Faun Family prepare to take on California; Kendrick Lamar appeared on 50 Cent's "Power"; GØGGS announced the new album Pre Strike Sweep and dropped the title track; Deafheaven delivered the visual for "Night People" ft. Chelsea Wolfe; Neko Case presented the surrealist Xan Aranda visual for "Curse of the I-5 Corridor" ft. Mark Lanegan; Laura Jane Grace's band Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers announced their debut album available this fall via Bloodshot Records; Vampire Weekend and Danielle Haim covered Thin Lizzy's "The Boys are Back in Town"; elusive Aphex Twin posters have emerged promoting the new Collapse EP; Drake is producing a new HBO show called "Euphoria"; alt-J delivered the Osean video for "In Cold Blood (Twin Shadow version)" ft. Pusha T; Lauryn Hill's Woolrich apparel line; Chief Keef's hologram tour; Spice Girls' new exhibition; G-Eazy's "Endless Summer Fund"; Sky Ferreira versus Soundcloud and and covered 'Til Tuesday's "Voices Carry"; Alaska Airlines' Sub Pop plane; Sensoria Festival buzz; Brandi Carlile announced the female fronted lineup concert destination event "Girls Just Wanna Weekend"; buzz for Rolling Loud Bay Area 2018; NYC's Panorama fest canceled; Cherry Glazerr called out sexism in the industry; R. Kelly's 19-minute convoluted and baffling confessional "I Admit It"; sexual assault reported at a Wrigley Field Foo Fighters concert; Mercury prize hype; we send warmest our warmest regards and support to Demi Lovato; Target's CBGB storefront fail; Phil Elverum's clandestine marriage to Michelle Williams; Lisa Prank versus Elon Musk beef has been squashed; Dasher are done; Diarrhea Planet announced their final shows; Hoops are on an indefinite hiatus; Trust Fund threw in the towel; Minus the Bear announced their break-up tour; and we celebrate the life and works of Sam Mehran, Jonathan Gold, Rick "Zombie Boy" Genest, Mark "The Shark" Shelton, John Maus's brother Joseph Scott Maus and Dr. Julia Yasuda.

Keep up with all the buzz via Week in Pop's expansive news section.

So Many Wizards presented a look at the performance art-pop visual from Steven Tralongo for the vision steeped single "Millipede"; DRÆMINGS haunted the hollow halls of summer symbiosis with their new single "Siamese Flame" via Plag Records; Lauren Turk presented the moving piano painted new single "See You Again"; Melbourne beat-smith Christopher Port delivered the dance path seeking single "Find a Way" from the forthcoming Future Classic / Pieater EP; Leah Kate delivered the lavish pop ode to "LA"; Amazon to LeFrak delivered the enthusiastic innovations of the New Optimism EP via Phantom Limb; FMB DZ delivered the anticipated release In My Bag; BROCKHAMPTON dropped the new jams "1997 DIANA" and "DON'T BE FAMOUS"; Brazilian artist Das Kope delivered the cool soaring and coasting new single that takes a smooth landing at "L.A.X."; Dâm-Funk shared the new snazzy synth and sun soaked single "In the City" from the forthcoming Architecture II EP available August 3 via Glydezone/SAFT18; Calvin Johnson announced the Patrick Carney-produced album A Wonderful Beast available October 12 via K Records, presenting a listen to the intimate invitations to "Kiss Me Sweetly" ft. Michelle Branch; Clearance delivered the anticipated album At Your Leisure via Topshelf Records; Beacon presented a look at the earnest and intimate Jacob Gossett & Danny Scales visual for the piano based ballad "Losing My Mind" via Ghostly; Echlo announced the debut album Echolocation available October 26 via Kowloon Records, sharing a look at the sensuous and expressive single and visual for "Got Me Drinking"; Seattle's Spesh made a splash with their top textural and shimmering single "Teflon" with word of their forthcoming debut album Famous World available September 28 through Killroom Records; Object as Subject presented the visceral visual for the potent powder keg that is "Removal" off the album Permission available August 17; Silent Rival presented the performance visual for "Just One Voice"; Robyn delivered the Danilo Parra visual for "Missing U"; Tim Hecker announced the new album Konoyo available September 28 via Kranky and delivered the single "This life"; Geographer remixed STRFKR's "Maps" with Being No One, Going Nowhere (REMIXES) available August 17 via Polyvinyl Record Co.; Anna Calvi delivered the intimate expressions of the title track off the upcoming album Hunter available August 31 via Domino; Magic Potion announced the new album Endless Graffiti available October 26 via PNKSLM Recordings with a viewing of the summer styled visuals for "Shock Proof"; The Mommyheads present the cataclysmic visuals of apocalyptic everything for "First Baby Born of Cosmic Rage" featured off the upcoming Soundtrack to the World's End available September 7; Dead Ceremony presented the title track of earnest illustrations and exchanges off the Heartache EP; Lina Tullgren presented a look at the Shane Beam-animated visuals for "Always Fine" ft. NTHNL; Arthur Moon presented the vintage city-streaked visuals of equality and justice for all with "Wait a Minute"; Exploded View presents the A. Henderson bike-riding visuals for the electro-synth simmering "Sleepers" from the forthcoming Obey available September 28 via Sacred Bones; KingJet presented the romantic summer inspired visuals from Alec Basse & Max Moore for "Lifeguard"; Vallejo's KiingRod dropped the track "Bank Roll" ft. YBN Nahmir off Just the Beginning; Justin Courtney Pierre announced the solo album In the Drink available October 12 via Epitaph sharing the visual of madness and mayhem for the mighty title track; Swearin’ announced their anticipated new album Fall Into the Sun available October 5 via Merge with a listen to the radical new single "Grow Into a Ghost"; Spiritualized presented the new awaited single "Here It Comes (The Road) Let’s Go" off the forthcoming album And Nothing Hurt available September 7; Interpol dropped "10"; Wild Nothing delivered the intense Nathaniel Axel & David MacNutt video for the epic new single "Letting Go"; Marlowe, L’Orange & Solemn Brigham, presented a look at the organic final frontier visual for "Things We Summon” from Alexander Thompson; L.I.YA., aka Kaya Stewart alongside Jamie Lidell, delivered the west coast dreaming economic audio beat of "California"; Phosphorescent announced the new album C’est La Vie available October 5 via Dead Oceans and delivered a listen to the jubilant and thoughtful single "New Birth in New England"; Delta Will delivered a listen to the evocative audio illustrations that comprise the new EP Multitudes I; Jade Bird delivered the new single "Uh Huh" via Glassnote Records; Joey Sweeney & the Neon Grease delivered the classic ballad "Polaroids on the Floor" off the upcoming album Catholic School; North London rising star Sasha turned on the electric emotive "Waterworks"; Cosmic Strip sent us all the celestial vibes with "Heavenly"; Lily Moore presented a look at the expressive day strolling visual for "I Will Never Be"; Millie Turner delivered the mad moving Marta Brodacka visual for "She Was a Dancer"; Bungalow from Amsterdam delivered the lovely sensuous electro essences of "Loving It"; Nah. presented the summer sun enriching single of intimate engagements "Vitamin D"; Tiffany Young presented the big production visual for "Over My Skin"; Minneapolis band Bad Bad Hats presented the video screen Dan Stewart visual for the cool feeling fun of "Nothing Gets Me High"; United Ghosts shared the paranormal cool coasting pop of "Ride Baby Ride" featured off the Saturn Days album available August 24 via Cleopatra; NEW_ID delivered the cool-clubbing remix of Matt Simons' single "We Can Do Better"; Ro Ransom presented a look at the visual for the hedonistic meditations titled "Floetry" ft. Kensei Abbot; Miss Eaves presented the bright Shanthony Exum visual for the self-image embracing jam "Kiss Kiss I'm Fabulous" from the forthcoming EP ME AF; France's Dusty Mush announced the new Slimer Records flexy disc The Ostrich Effect; Moses Sumney delivered the powerful and awakening "Rank & File" off the upcoming EP Black in Deep Red, 2014 available August 10 via Jagjaguwar; $uicideboy$ dropped the hard rolling "Carrollton" off the forthcoming I Want To Die in New Orleans available September 7; Drake's visual for "Nonstop"; YG dropped the bootcamp for ballers visual for the single "Handgun" ft. ASAP Rocky; Migos & DJ Durel dropped the sunny shoulder shaking vibes of "Hot Summer"; Elvis Costello and the Imposters announced the new album Look Now available October 12 via Concord with a listen to "Unwanted Number" and "Under Lime"; T Barz delivered a listen to the nation dominating freestyle "1998"; Dev Ray delivered the anticipated new single that emerges from all senses of obfuscation with "Can’t Hide" via Dangerbird's new MICRODOSE Series; Eldren delivered the pop designs of desires with "Still Want More"; Drake delivered the Karena Evans visual for "In My Feelings"

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The chrysalis of creative cultures

As the summer season's sun shines onward, our world continues to get weirder, the immigration battle continues, the 2018 World Cup concluded with France's big win—Week in Pop continues to keep you up to date with all the media-mania you may have missed. The latest news is that Soccer Mommy announced a tour supporting Kacey Musgraves, with a viewing of the grand Jonny Look video for the grandiose ballad "Scorpio Rising"; pop icon Jenn Champion released the anticipated album Single Rider via Hardly Art; S the Supplicant shattered the scholastic conventions with the sensuous disco of the little death "Aphrodite's School" off the Nicey Music concept release cycle Sex in Mechanicalville (see our interview exclusive here); Sports Coach delivered a listen to the spirit lifting river-rafter "tide rider" from the forthcoming Dream Sports EP available August 3 via Manimal Records; Future's Beastmode 2 broke records on the streaming charts; New Jersey pop institution Old Smile continues his unrelenting and unyielding streak of proliferation with the Falling Feeling EP; Glasgow's Fleet shared some rustic sentiments direct from the heart and world weary soul with "From Me To You" courtesy of In Black Records; also don't miss GOSH!'s emerald shining visual from Peter Nichols for "I'll Remember You" off their Nicey Music album Odyssey; Daddy launched a Kickstarter to help make the upcoming feature film Milkshake; Minneapolis ambient earth and element progenitors IE shared the moving meditations of "Amulet" off the Moon Glyph cassette Pome; Sara Marie Barron is prepping the album Sad, But True for release August 3 sharing a heart-pouring listen to the single "Does She"; Moonbeau dazzled, dazed and amazed with their freewheeling single "Hair So Wild" off their self-titled debut available September 7 via Old Flame Records; Ólafur Arnalds shared a warm look at the Thora Hilmars visual for "unfold" ft. SOHN off the album re:member available August 24; Rob Dickson delivered the earnest, subdued yet passionate power pop expressions of "Water Rushing In" off the album Looking Through Your Window; Orlando's own The 502s delivered the heart-penned and personal album of honest musings and expressions titled Because We Had To; Yungeen Ace delivered the Jacksonville representing David G visual for the block embracing "Jungle" ft. JayDaYoungan; The Ophelias delivered a look at the sporting football-focused visual for the beautiful single "General Electric" off the Joyful Noise album Almost; Lido Beach returned with a listen to the pop punk single "You Feel Hard" available July 27; Squadda B and Badluck delivered the East Bay atmospherics via Special Edition Instrumentals courtesy of Green Ova; Smino shared a remix of Drake's "In My Feelings" and "Coupe se'yearn" via the 4sport EP; Jay Rock delivered a viewing of the video-game styled Jack Begert and Dave Free visual for "ES Tales"; Jaden Smith delivered SYRE: The Electric Album via Instagram; Azealia Banks delivered the new sensational single "Treasure Island"; Acting Strange delivered the celluloid celebrity glam anthem "Hollywood" dedicated to tinsel-town decadence; HOLYCHILD presented the desires for solace with "Wishing You Away"; Madeline Kenney presented the Robert Kolodney office-space centered visual for the personal and whimsical "Cut Me Off" off the album Perfect Shapes via October 5 via Carpark; Kacey Musgraves presented a viewing of the office life anachronisms featured in the Hannah Lux Davis video for patriarchal hierarchy kingdom crasher "High Horse"; Tatiana DeMaria presented the truths and fallacies that informed the new single "London Don't Lie"; Marquee Mayfield presented the eccentric visual for the oddball romanticism of "Feelin' So Blue"; Utkarsh Ambudkar delivered the glamorous, reflective mind expansions of "Vanity" ft. Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, and The Olympicks; FMB DZ delivered the monetary-minded and wavy new single "Fast Money" off the upcoming mixtape In My Bag; Balako delivered the expressive and earnest single "Don't Give Up" via Greco-Roman; Ariana Grande delivered the feminist notions of deity with "God Is A Woman" off the upcoming album Sweetener; Houndmouth presented the anticipatory single "Waiting For The Night" off the upcoming album Golden Age; Marlowe, aka L'Orange & Solemn Brigham, delivered their Mello Music self-titled release; Lily Moore presented the assertive and reflective "I Will Never Be"; Tinashe delivered the expressive and evocative single of nostalgic pangs via "Like I Used To"; Henry Chadwick delivered the sweet and serene single "Bag of Chips" from the upcoming album available August 31; Tash Sultana presented a live rendering of the intimate illustrations heard on "Harvest Love" off the album debut Flow State available August 31 via Mom + Pop; Cape Cub delivered the evening embracing single "Moonglow"; Summer Magic delivered the sunny rocker "Hey!" from the forthcoming album Sharks and Other Danger available August 31; Nef The Pharaoh & 03 Greedo launched the Porter2Grape EP; Westerman shared the liquid asset indulgences of "Easy Money"; Alessia Cara presented a look at the self-made visuals for the earnest ballad "A Little More"; Transviolet presented the Patricia Gloum/Braw Haus visual for "Bad Intentions" about countering the the dubious intents and deeds of others; In The Valley Below delivered the vibrant chromatic visuals for "Desperate Dance” featured off the album The Pink Chateau available October 5 via Bright Antenna Records; The Dirty Nil presented the epic anthem of anguish and ecstasy with "Pain of Infinity" from the forthcoming album Master Volume; The Dill delivered the throwback summer glow of "Stop Time" ft. Max Kerman; Olivier St. Louis shared the universe trotting anthem "Wondering Wanderer"; The Cradle delivered the beautiful acoustic illustrations of "Cell Games and Beyond" off the album Bag Of Holding available July 27 via NNA Tapes; SF based/Slept On Records co-founder Nick Andre delivered the heavy singles "Guns" ft. Lateef the Truth Speaker and Hanni El Khatib along with "LA's on Fire" ft. Rob Sonic and Hanni El Khatib; The Cuban Brothers delivered the smack-down on xenophobia with the puppet-centric visual for "I Hate Hate"; Alan Sparhawk delivered a rollicking rhythm remix for Azalia Snail's "Field Rep"; Fauvely delivered the ebb and sea rising shoreline shared sentiments of "Tides"; Paulaa delivered the evocative and intimate expressions of "Fall In"; Sigrid delivered itinerary attentive energy of "Schedules" from the Raw EP; Cubicolor delivered the electric single "Counterpart"; Princess Nokia delivered the intoxicating Travis Libin co-directed visual for "Morphine"; peep the Chandler P of 12th St Media visual for THECLECTIK single of ecstatic discovery titled "I Found You" ft. Ze Rox and Jay Tablet; Frontperson, featuring Kathryn Calder of The New Pornographers, delivered the sunny and summery visual from Rob Leickner and Ryan Sudds for "Tick - Tock (Frontrunner)" off the upcoming self-titled available September 21 via Oscar St. Records; Meg Myers delivered a song about the toxic ties that bind with "Tourniquet" off the upcoming release Take Me To The Disco; Stronger Sex delivered the continuum of life with the expressive electro single "Dead Women" off the album There Is No Stronger Sex via BLIGHT. Records; No Mono delivered a listen to the evocative illustrations of "Fever Highs"; 

Abbi Press delivered the skating and free-wheeling visual made with Brian Vu and Breaking for the breathtaking single "Deep Breath" via CSCN; Teddy Glass delivered the grandiose single "Lean On" featured off their upcoming album Nights and Weekends available August 24; Chastity brought the Captured Tracks album Death Lust into the world; Dolores Haze doesn't want to see your "Banana" via the bright and self-assertive Saga West and Ville Gobi Andersson visual; Tom Ugly delivered the evocative single about adversaries and the like with the Noel Rodriguez and Jenny Chiu visual for "Villan"; The Chairman Dances announced the album Child of My Sorrow available September 7 via Black Rd Records with a listen to the grandiose single "No One Can Hurt You (Like a Friend Can Hurt You)"; Billy Moon presented an announcement of the forthcoming album Punk Songs available September 14 via Old Flame Records delivering the thrashing and banging singles "White Shoes" and "Dingus"; Iggy Azalea delivered the tookas-twerking visual for "Kream" ft. Tyga; MOLI delivered the cut of comforts and ease with "Comfortable"; Harrison Lipton cast the visual for the beautiful "Beacon" from the album Loveliness available May 18 through Yellow K Records; Sophie Meiers delivered the summer-smoked single "Something About You"; the iconic Tony Molina gifted the world recently with the sweet electric organ coasting single "Jasper's Theme"; Sao Paulo's Das Kope provided all the breathy insinuation and intimations of pure summer sun-stroked ecstasy with the single and visual for "Ready For Summer"; The Gloomies presented the album Romance courtesy of Thrill Me Records; United Ghosts delivered the oceanic swells with "Waves" off the album Saturn Days available August 24 via Cleopatra Records; Saul Williams shared the snazzy and sick rhythms and rhymes of "The Flaw You Worship"; King Who shared the melted melodies of "Ice Cream" off the Self Group album Giant Eye; PUSHER and Anjulie delivered the consciousness-lifting single and visual for "All We Can Do"; Valley Queen presented the gigantic constellation coursing wonder "Supergiant"; Gabrielle Sterbenz delivered a look at the intimate and interpersonal Fletcher Wolfe-directed visual for the evocative single "The Laundress"; Sense announced their Taste EP available October 19 via Nettwerk and shared the affinity expressions of "I Like It"; Ferentz and the Felons delivered the personal and earnest-hearted EP Hudson County; Jonathan Wilson presented the smoky street light streaked visual and single "Sunset Blvd" off the album Rare Birds; GRLwood delivered an exhibition of real and honest desires via the visual and single "Bisexual" off the release Daddy; Lemuria released the anticipated release Companion; LT Wade presented the grand ballad "We'll Never Be Those Kids Again" featured off the album Transient available July 27 courtesy of Dopeness Records NYC; World's Fair presented the new bossy new single "Dundas Street West" ft. Nasty Nigel, Cody B. Ware and Freaky Franz with the album New Lows arriving July 20 via Fool's Gold; benny blanco presented the Jake Schreier video for the reminiscent jam "Eastside" ft. Halsey and Khalid; Toronto's CMDWN delivered the saucy new single "Hit & Run" ft. Lil Wop off the forthcoming Atlanada 2; DeVotchKa gifted the world the new single "Straight Shot" with the announcement of the new album This Night Falls Forever arriving August 24 via Concord Records; Slothrust presented the laundromat gazing Josh Forbes visual for "Double Down" from the upcoming album The Pact available September 14 via Dangerbird Records; RYVOLI delivered the ethereal acoustic strung harmonies of their EP Theories; Elle announced the album Lover's Rock arriving this September with a look at the elevated and visceral visuals for "Better"; Cyril Hahn remixed EBHONI's single "OPPS"; Mac Miller announced thee new album Swimming available August 3 with a look at the visual for "Self Care"; Future Generations dropped the bright electro pop title track from their album Landscape available September 14; Dead Soft signed to Arts & Crafts with news of the upcoming New Emotion EP available in fall, sharing the electrified earnestness of "Kill Me"; Kin Hana delivered the atmospheric "Johnny" off of Au Sable via Black Meadow; The Veldt mesmerized yet again with the Yuko sueta visual for the earth and sea shattering single "Black and Blue"; behold the city strolling Travis Gogosian for GoodBaby Films visual for the uplifting "Probably Up" featured off Lawrence's forthcoming album Living Room available September 14; Samia delivered the scenes of solitude via the Tess Lafia visual for the earnest ballad of "Milk"; Honyock delivered the sentimental ballad "Heather" found off the upcoming El Castillo album available July 27; Sofi Tukker remixed Mr Little Jeans' single "Forgetter" with added rhythm-aided echoes and ambiance; Anderson .Paak delivered the remix for the track "Bubblin" ft. Busta Rhymes; The Coup delivered the righteous and radical new single "Oyahytt" ft. Lakeith Stanfield featured in Boots Riley's film Sorry To Bother You; The War and Treaty delivered that bridge between love and hate with the passionate pop of "Are You Ready to Love Me?"; MØ's album Forever Neverland will be available October 19 and delivered the solar-saturated single "Sun In Our Eyes" ft. Diplo; Whitney Ballen shared the endearing single "Go" off the album You're A Shooting Star, I'm A Sinking Ship from Father/Daughter available August 24; Save Face delivered their Epitaph album/visual album Merci; Creature Canyon delivered the inquiries of desire with "Did You Want That"; Jane Church shared the transportive Jono Bernstein, Abram Seaman and Matt Stevenson video for "This Here City" from the This Here City 7" available July 27 via Greenway Records, with a release show happening the same night at Our Wicked Lady in Brooklyn; Jake Shears shared the new single "Sad Song Backwards"; Metric delivered the weekend shaded super-pop single "Dark Saturday"; Pink Martini presented the powerful and iconic feminist anthem "I Am Woman"; Bay Area's own Garren Sean dropped the EP SUNDRIP; POLO & PAN presented the luscious Bleu Garou-animated visuals for "Canopée"; Boys Noize's Alex Ridha and Virgil Abloh dropped the Orvnge EP; Cruel Diagonals, aka Megan Mitchell, unveiled the album debut Disambiguation via Drawing Room Records; Oldermost shared the expressive new album How Could You Ever Be The Same? via AntiFragile; Jealous of the Birds presented the EP The Moths of What I Want Will Eat Me In My Sleep; Sophia Black delivered the fuego, smoke and flame of "Fire"; London's own CHILDCARE presented the Luckyucker EP; D.A. Stern covered "I Don't Know" and Jacuzzi Boys covered "Song For the Man" by the Beastie Boys via the split single Nosh Lately?: A Tribute to The Beasties Boys' Hello Nasty ahead of the iconic album's twentieth anniversary; Franz Ferdinand delivered the "Always Ascending" remixes; Mini Mansions delivered the cut of consistencies with "Works Every Time"; Denzel Curry presented the sideshow circus visual from Zev Deans for "Clout Cobain" off TA13OO; Lala Lala presented the cool carnival visuals for the even cooler cut "Destroyer" off the album The Lamb available in September via Hardly Art; Brodinski presented a look at the Pavel Brenner-directed visual for the wheel-gripping, hard rolling "Split" ft. Peewee Longway; Wiki presented the Ryosuke Tanzawa video for "Litt 15" ft. Your Old Droog;

Mary J. Blige presented the new affectionate single "Only Love"; Bon Iver’s own Justin Vernon with National’s Aaron Dessner are Big Red Machine, announcing their self-titled album available August 31 via PEOPLE; Bay Area's own Ah Mer Ah Su delivered the pursuit of something that is "Perfect" via the Roger Stack-directed visual off the debut album Star available July 27 via Dero Arcade; The Eye Of Time delivered the atmospheric and cinematic single "Foldings" off the album album Myth II: A Need To Survive available August 24 via Denovali Records; Vinyl Williams gave us the 360 treatment via the world immersive visual for "Aphelion" featured off the Opal; Vacation delivered the track "Deflector Head" from the forthcoming album Mouth Sounds #2699 available July 27 through Lets Pretend Records; Steven Moses delivered the release Love Me // Leave Me; Delhia de France released the echoing electronic hymns of Moirai EP through Robot Koch label Trees & Cyborgs; Sofia Reyes and Leroy Sanchez shared a viewing of an acoustic rendering for "1, 2, 3"; Paul Woolford remixed Hayden James' "Just Friends"; Tempesst shared the slow burning title track "Doomsday" featured off the upcoming EP of the same name; Honest Iago brought a boat of enchantment "Blue Fairy" found off the new album 29 Palms available July 27; La Force, featuring Broken Social Scene's Ariel Engle, announced the debut self-titled album arriving September 7 via Arts & Crafts with a listen to the expedient art thoughts of "Ready to Run"; LFZ announced the forthcoming release Name Plus Focus arriving July 20 via Castle Face Records, sharing a view of the consciousness melting visual for "Naturalistic" created by Wes Johansen; Louisville's own Quiet Hollers delivered an ode to dependencies with "Addicted"; Ciaran Lavery presented the intimate transformative Alexander Milo Bischof visual for "Bones 4 Blood" off the album Sweet Decay; Anne-Marie shared a backstage viewing of an acoustic performance of "2002" with Ed Sheeran; Giant Peach are currently on tour, sharing a view of their coastal dreaming visual for the lush and affectionate epic "Love Your Void" off the album But You Made Me Such A Beautiful Thing from Dead Broke Rekerds; More Giraffes delivered the a spirited performance of "Basement (Live in Highland Park)"; Ottawa's own Garçons delivered the delicacy and textile indulges of "Pink Dress" via Kitsuné; RL Grime delivered the single "Pressure" off the upcoming July 27 slated album NOVA; Jeremih and Ty Dolla $ign delivered "The Light" off the upcoming release Mihty; NOTHING delivered the visual for "Blue Line Baby" off Dance On The Blacktop available August 24 via Relapse; WHY? presented the jam "By Torpedo Or Crohn's (Dntel Remix)" with the Alopecia 10 Year Anniversary reissue available August 17 via Joyful Noise; Lord Huron shared the new singles "When the Night is Over" and a cover of Neil Young's "Harvest Moon"; Young Scooter delivered the regal remix "Jugg King" ft. Rick Ross & T.I. produced by Stack Boy Twuan; Couch Jackets presented the manic and meditative Rob Fitzgerald visual for "Don't Think Just Breathe" off the release go to bed available July 27; Moon Honey presented the stop-action creative visual of various faces and feelings from Jess Joy for "Mask Maker" from the album Mixed Media On Woman available September 4; Moon Honey presented the stop-action creative visual of various faces and feelings from Jess Joy for "Mask Maker" from the album Mixed Media On Woman available September 4; JPEGMAFIA unveiled the atmospheric and organic "Millennium Freestyle" ahead of a stateside and European tour; SAN CHA presented the rich and whimsical Graham Kolbeins visual for "Capricho del Diablo"; Kim Petras delivered the remixes for "Heart to Break"; Night Shop, Justin Sullivan from The Babies/Kevin Morby Band, announced the album debut In The Break available September 24 via Mare Records, alongside a viewing of the fun performance Kevin Gossett visual for "The One I Love"; BandGang delivered the single of solutions and solving matters with "Ain't No Problem" ft. SOB X RBE and ShredGang Mone off the upcoming tape In Too Deep; Kingdom dropped the new single "Getaway Kind" ft. Zalma Bour; The Buttertones shared a look at the performance captured Braedon Speakman visual for "Jungle"; Mirah provided a listen to the new single "Information" information featured off the upcoming album Understanding available September 7 via Absolute Magnitude; Parquet Courts announced the Wide Awake Remixes EP, sharing the Danny Krivit Re-Edit; Ian Svenonius' Escape-ism announced The Lost Record available September 7, sharing the Alexandra Cabral visual for "Nothing Personal"; Earth Girl Helen Brown presented the visual for "Set The Woods On Fire" via Four Satellites, Vol. 1 available July 20 via Empty Cellar Records / In The Red; Phantastic Ferniture delivered the single and visual for "Bad Timing" off the July 27 slated self-titled for Polyvinyl; Balloon Ride Fantasy presented a look at the mesmerizing video for "Arcadia" off the album BRF; Sean Henry shared a listen to the Double Double Whammy album Fink; Ólafur Arnalds presented a viewing of the piano-lead Matthias Maercks visual for "saman"; Champagne Superchillin' delivered the entrancing single "Gipsy Ferrari" off the Broken Circles release Beach Deep; Chris Stein of Blondie announced the upcoming photo book, POINT OF VIEW: ME, NEW YORK CITY, AND THE PUNK SCENE, slated for release in November; NNA Tapes tapes announced the NNA100 Centennial comp featuring artists like Guerrilla Toss, Tredici Bacci, Greg Fox, Olivia Block, Jefre Cantu Ledesma, Felicia Atkinson, Lea Bertucci and more available August 17; audiobooks delivered a look at the visual for "Hot Salt" via Heavenly Recordings; Holt 88 dropped the demented dance grooves via Hoo Dow EP; The Vamps delivered the visual for "Just My Type"; Astronauts, etc. shared the mind-melting beauty of "Shut My Mouth" off the Chaz Bear co-produced album Living In Symbol available July 27 via Company Records; We Were Promised Jetpacks signed to Big Scary Monsters; 2018 MTV VMA award buzz; the Deftones announced Dia de los Deftones happening November 3 at Petco Park; NYC's Les Poisson Rouge announced a one-night only concert tribute to Nico celebrating Nico, 1988 starring Marissa Nadler, U.S. Girls, Julie Byrne, Lizzi Bougatsos (of Gang Gang Dance and IUD), L'Rain and Tammy Faye Starlite; Paul Simon announced the new album In the Blue Light available September 7 via Legacy; Stephen Malkmus shared the acoustic rendering of "Solid Silk"; Bitchin Bajas announced their massive Rebajas boxset arriving in time for the holidays courtesy of Drag City; The Honey Toads changed their moniker to Akes; Suede released the new single "Don't Be Afraid If Nobody Loves You"; Lily Allen delivered the club-centric "Lost My Mind - Michael Calfan Respect Remix"; City Farm Presents announced Sequence Music Festival; YG got busted; we wish Glass Animals' percussionist Joe Seaward an expedient recovery; Offset versus his stylist; we remember Nancy Sinatra Sr.; and Pussy Riot crashed the World Cup Final party (resulting in Olga Pakhtusova's subsequent arrest, 15 days of jail and prohibited to attend sporting events for three years).

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Embarking upon the emergent new arts

With news-feed tickers touting economic anxieties, scandals, cave trapped drama and World Cup upsets—Week in Pop presents a bounty of buzz from between the clamorous headlines. We present news that TRAAPS delivered the new subterranean burrowing single "Comfort Me" ; Drake released the ultra-hyped album Scorpion; Lisa Prank, Tacocat, Chastity Belt supergroup Who Is She? delivered the free-wheeling cool cruising visual for "Seattle Freeze" courtesy of Father/Daughter Records; XYLØ brought the big bright FM frequency rays with the single "Don't Panic"; Broken Bellows delivered the thrill of new discoveries on the new jam "Somebody New" courtesy of Fervor Records; Polo & Pan dropped the super snazzy summer sensations of the "Canopée (Superorganism remix)"; Gaffa Tape Sandy delivered the fist pumping hyper-balladry of "Meat Head"; SONTALK delivered the war games sporting visual for the big single "I Am A War Machine", hot of the the debut EP Act I out now; Yungeen Ace rises out of the fray with the real life rolling narratives of "Jungle" ft. JayDaYoungan, produced by Jay Bunkin and Hsvque; Vic Mensa delivered the confessional "10K Problems"; Dean Lewis delivered the comforting reassurances of "Be Alright"; Saint Sister shared the tour diary visual for the wistful and intimate dreams of shared desires via "Twin Peaks"; from Rebecca Haviland and Whiskey Heart's album Bright City Lights, behold the expressive dances to the piano keys of "You and I"; Future Thieves delivered the romance of "Prom Night" from the self-titled available September 7; ATL's own Gringo Star announced their forthcoming album Back to the City available August 24 via Nevado Music with a listen to the catchy lo-fi cadences of the peppy "Watchdog"; Sweden's own NONONO delivered the motivational electric pop momentum of "Ego"; Wild Moccasins delivered the release Look Together via New West; Moonwalker, ft. members of Reckless Serenade, delivered the progressive advances of "Level Up"; City Girls delivered the decadent saccharine rich visual for "Sweet Tooth"; The Brazen Youth delivered the stripped-down and soothing single "You Could Not Provoke Me"; SPINN delivered a song for our turbulent times with "It's Not Getting Better"; Polyplastic delivered the dance-party starter EP Not No; Rejoicer signed to Stones Throw with news that the upcoming release Energy Dreams will be available August 31, sharing the CGI-psych imageries from Jengo for "Double Astral Move"; Skeletonwitch announced live dates with a listen to the solar ray ripper "Temple of the Sun" off the upcoming album Devouring Radiant Light available July 20 via Prosthetic Records; Converge delivered the insane Tony Wolski visual for the earth scorching "Melancholia" off the Beautiful Ruin EP via Epitaph; Djrum dropped deep percussive and carnal portraits with "Sex" off the R&S release Portrait With Firewood;

Johanna Samuels is currently enjoying a July residency at LA's Bootleg Theater, presenting the exhibitions of evocative exchanges with "Supposed to Say"; Danny McGrath delivered the surprise single that entertains with a concise and clever economy via "Just Wanna Stop"; Rayland Baxter presented the gently terrain gliding single "79 Shiny Revolvers" from the forthcoming album Wide Awake available July 13 via ATO Records; Aleline delivered the extravagant Hamadou Frédéric Baldé visual for the shining natural high of "Emeralds" co-created by Morgan Wiley; The Blanks delivered an advanced listen to the album Yellow Fading Glimmer; Hosannas delivered the perspective expanding single "Visions" featured off the forthcoming album Picture Him Protecting You available July 12 through Fresh Selects; So Stressed released the album Pale Lemon via Ghost Ramp; Didirri delivered the earnest and intimate single "Worth the Wait" off the Measurements EP; Tolliver delivered the Sean Webley Chinatown, LA visual for the heart-penned pop of "I Gotchu"; Luke James Shaffer doted upon the moments of intimacy that transformed his life forever with "Last First Kiss"; Baby Ariel delivered the lyric video for the material spendings of "Gucci On My Body"; Beezewax delivered the illustrious expressions of "Rainbows" courtesy of Sellout! Music; San Carol presented the sophisticated Nathan Houée visual for the powerful ballad "Cancer" off the album Houdini available October 19; felicita announced the new album hej! available August 3 via PC Music with a look at the stunning Matt Copson visual for the creative coral economy of "Marzipan" ft. Caroline Polachek; Major Murphy delivered a cover of the Kinks' "Strangers" with all proceeds of purchasing being donated to the Fianza Fund; dot Vom delivered the grandiose and gorgeous single "Maddie Mori" featured off the Melatonin EP; Young Thug delivered the Twin Peaks-inspired video for "Up" ft. Lil Uzi Vert; Kamasi Washington released The Choice EP; Charli XCX delivered the new singles "Focus" and "No Angel"; Ella Mai dropped the remix for “Boo’d Up" ft. Nicki Minaj and Quavo; Hannah Scott delivered the nocturnal notes that comprise the album Piece of the Night; peep the Diplo doc Florida to California; The Ophelias offered a view to the enchanted tunnel visual adventure for "Lunar Rover" from Joe Shaffer and Spencer Peppet off the Joyful Noise album Almost; get tripped out by the DIY visuals for the even trippier track "Treadmill" from George Hadfield off the album Brenda; Tatiana Heuman delivered the mind and body moving single "Quemó Tu Curuyú" via Astro Nautico; SAN CHA delivered the pointed passions of "Desesperada" off Capricho Del Diablo via Outside Insight; Michael Price delivered the expansive orchestral work "Shade of Dreams" off Tender Symmetry courtesy of Erased Tapes;

Alice Phoebe Lou presented the transfixing astral odyssey via the Natalia Bazina video for "She"; Zarina Nares delivered the earnest and endearing lullaby of "Sweet Dreams"; Gossamer shared the mind-meditations of "Path to Understanding" off the Innovative Leisure album Imperishable; Dentist delivered the semantics of attrition on "Upset Words" off the Night Swimming album available July 20 via Cleopatra Records; Bad Wave delivered intimate details of candid illustrations on "Good Son"; Leland and the Silver Wells announced the self-titled album available September with a listen to the ethereal earth eviscerating single "We Dissolve"; Yialmelic Frequencies's "Angel Garden" got an uplifting spirit-soaring remix treatment from Seiho courtesy of LEAVING Records; David Darrko delivered the fevered summer night indulgences of "Suffer Suburbia"; Sonny Falls shared the DIY and laid-back visuals for "Easy to Lose" off the album Some Kind of Spectre via Sooper Records; Lost Chocolate Lab delivered the electric earth arena crashers with "Squall" off the album Lost Landscapes; Hologram Teen presented the eccentric Jason Smith-animated visual for the bubbly pop of "Bleecker Street! Chase Me!" off the Between the Funk and Fear album; Psychedelic Porn Crumpets blew our minds with a viewing of the Mike Wyatt (for Attack Animation) adventure video for "Cornflake" that breaks through to narratives of new worlds and new intergalactic challenges; Garcia Peoples shares some cool rocking singles off their debut album Cosmic Cash available August 3 via Beyond Beyond is Beyond; ATL's own OBB presented the snazzy evocative pop single "Is This A Thing" off the EP of the same name from Curb Records; Christine and the Queens announced the new album Chris available September 21 and delivered the parking lot sparring/dancing visual for "Doesn't Matter" from Colin SOLAL CARDO; Boy Pablo delivered a earnest DIY look at the visual for the sentimentally spun "Sick Feeling" off the upcoming EP arriving this September with a global tour in toe; Pusha-T's epic talk with Julie Adenuga; Stormzy started a Penguin Random House publishing imprint titled #MerkyBooks, announcing his upcoming November 1 slated book Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far; NZ cult icons The Chills return with the new album Snow Bound available September 14 via Fire delivering the singles "Complex and "Lord of All I Survey"; Joe Strummer 001 boxet buzz; experience The Cult of the Aphex Twin; "Shiros's Story (Part 2)" dropped starring Michael Dapaah, Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott & Rapman; Fyre Festival attendees win a cool $5 mil in lawsuit; Morrissey's UK/EU tour has been postponed; Oakland's Ghost Ship operators took a plea deal; and we celebrate the life and works of cinematographer Robby Müller and Richard Swift.

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Input on artistic exports & output

In the midst of headlines depicting the malevolent aggression exhibited by ICE, political bickering, Supreme Court shake-ups and other disasters—Week in Pop showcases the latest breakthroughs in pop arts that might have flown under the media scanning radars. In the latest top stories, we present news that Georgia Anne Muldrow signed to Brainfeeder and delivered the overwhelmingly wonderful and wondrous future flying single "Overload"; Versing signed to Hardly Art, announced a tour and delivered the righteous and radical electric single "Silver Dollar" along with the the Efrain visual; Los Angeles polymath icon phem delivered the crown and throne claiming single "crypto bitxh" produced by AO Beats and Robokid; Los Angeles pop monarch Sydney Banta presented the super-styling video for the perfect pop anthem and aptly titled L.A. Girlfriend single "Wild" off the REGINA EP; Teyana Taylor delivered the highly anticipated Ye-produced album K.T.S.E.; Beyoncé and Hova took the world for an exclusive tour of the Louvre in the visual for "APESHIT" off the album The Carters; Quavo and Joseph Desrosiers delivered a look at the visual for Migos' track "Narcos"; Pale Green Things shared the serpentine sentiments equipped with slithering synths on "Snakes"; NYC's own Brasstracks shared the smooth horn sun shining day of "Stay There" ft. Xavier Omär; Seattle stars Wimps announced the new album Garbage People available July 13 via Kill Rock Stars with a look at the vintage computerized Marcy Stone-Francois visual for the punky DIY single "Giant Brain" about beautiful minds; Cassa Nova delivered the sweet and stunning album Sunset Rollercoaster 落日飛車; Nashville artist Tessa Violet delivered the Jordan Harms & Isaac White supermarket-styling visual for "Crush" with news that the album Bad Ideas will be available August 3; Nashville based artist J. Marco dropped the triumphant new track “Truth"; LA group SadGirl have signed to Suicide Squeeze with news of their 7" arriving August 17 with a listen to the so electric dance of "Breakfast For 2"; Beach House delivered the dark riding Alistair Legrand (Victoria Legrand's brother) visual from for "Black Car"; The Vryll Society cast an incandescent light on the edges of the globe with "Light At The Edge Of The World"; Ariana Grande dropped the bright-lit pop rocker "The Light is Coming" ft. Nicki Minaj off the upcoming album Sweetener available August 17; Dentist delivered the single bottle-breaking pure pop of "Corked" off the upcoming album Night Swimming available July 20 from Cleopatra Records; Chicago's Ohmme (Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart) delivered the festive Elijah Alvarado visual for "Icon" with the announcement of their debut album Parts available August 24 via Joyful Noise Recordings; Princess Chelsea delivered the creative fun with AV visuals for the new single "I Love My Boyfriend" off the upcoming album The Loneliest Girl available September 7 via Lil' Chief; Hala presented the lyric visual for the upbeat all-apologies of "Sorry"; Sleep Party People unveiled the gorgeous new singles "4th Drawer Down" and "The Mind Still Travels" courtesy of Joyful Noise Records; Jazz Cartier delivered the Abaz, DZL and X-Plosive single for "Which One"; Western Mass artist PussyVision delivered the nu-tech electro-exhibitions of REPLICATE://; Basement Revolver presented the sincere and sentimental door "Knocking" single from the debut album Heavy Eyes available August 24; Matt DeMello & The Significant Looks delivered the electrified energy of "Don't Mind If I Do!" ft. Anti-Matter Horns off the forthcoming Counterpoint EP arriving later this year via Post-Echo; Queen Kwong delivered the album Love Me to Death; hear the satisfying sounds of "Kentucky Smooth" from Hypoluxo's upcoming album Running On A Fence available September 21 via Broken Circles; Hatchie delivered the life in motion and transit visuals for "Bad Guy" courtesy of Joe Agius; LA's Sego delivered the summer single of solitude titled "Be Alone"; King Dude, aka TJ Cowgill, announced the Music To Make War To available August 24, presenting the gothic, macabre visual for the title track by Shaun Bass and Carmel Koster; Amy Steele presented the somber reckoning of absentia lyric-video for "Long Way Home" from the EP Memories in Watercolour; Toronto's Gill Bondy, Hayden Stewart and Binod Singh, delivered the nature jaunting video for “12 Days”; Death Grips delivered the gnarly video for "Shitshow" directed by Zach Hill and Galen Pehrson;

the Knife's Olof Dreijer remixed Fever Ray's "Wanna Slip";The Junior League presented the record store perusing visual for the power pop anthem "Teenage Bigstar"; Balloon Ride Fantasy presented the synth-starred single "Arcadia" off BRF available July 20; Natalie Holmes presented the solace and sanctuary seeking single "Hideout" available June 29; Colorado dream weavers A Shoreline Dream presented velocities of vision and volition with "In The Ready Sound" off the upcoming Waitout EP available July 6 via Latenight Weeknight Records; Kraus delivered the passionate "More"; Leeds' Talkboy unveiled their single debut of maternal and matriarchal concerns and constraints "Mother"; Cibo Matto's Miho Hatori announced the upcoming New Optimism debut EP Amazon To LeFrak available July 27 via Phantom Limb and dropped the high-flying and super-styling jam "Jet Setters"; Tyler, the Creator dropped the loosies with the serene DIY track "Peach Fuzz" and the jubilant spin on Jacquees' "No Validation" with "Gelato"; Oscar & Sarah Bonito collaborated together for the video game inspired single & visual for "1UP"; Alien Boy singed to Tiny Engines with word of the upcoming album Sleeping Lessons available August 31, delivering the new earnest and intimate anthem "Somewhere Without Me"; Melbourne's Harp Samuels delivered the electric-piano toned single "Breathe" off the September 14-slated album of the same name; Bayli delivered the DIY-NYC enjoying visual for "MYOB: Or whatever"; Meg Myers announced the upcoming album Take Me To The Disco available July 20 via 300 Entertainment, delivering a listen to the tumultuous oceanic emotions of "Jealous Sea"; Ro Ransom delivered some sunny DIY summer sentiments with the "Thong Song Freestyle"; Echo Courts delivered the transient perspectives featured in the Mike Rodway video for "Room With a View"; Warm Drag (Paul Quattrone of Oh Sees, !!! with Vashti Windish) announced their In The Red self-titled available August 31 and dropped the psych-spinning single "Cave Crawl"; Ginla delivered the serene swimming single "Lomo" via Terrible Records; YG dropped the wealth flaunting single "Big Bank" ft. Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz and Big Sean; CupcakKe dropped the new single "Hot Pockets"; Tender Age shared a viewing of the DIY video for the vision-surveying single "Don't Mind" from Michael Eff, Carole Anne Pecchia and Christopher Paul Klarer off the album Becoming Real Forever available July 9 via SINIS Recordings; Pusha T dropped the cool cruising visual for "If You Know You Know"; MNEK delivered the colorful and creative dance-inspiring video for "Colour" ft. Hailee Steinfeld; Clyde Guevara presented the opulent visual for the statement of self single "Still Illin"; Bjørn Torske jump-started the party with "Gata" off Byen available July 6 via Smalltown Supersound; Ward delivered the sentimental strolls with the visual for "Stand Me"; DJ Muggs and MF DOOM delivered the sinewy atmospheres of "Deathwish" ft. Freddie Gibbs; Calpurnia delivered the traveling adventures of life on the road with the video for the single "Greyhound"; Sudakistan shared the body-rocking single "Whiplash" from the new album Swedish Cobra available August 31 via PNKSLM Recordings; Underworld and Iggy Pop announced the collaborative EP Teatime Dub Encounters available July 27 via Caroline International and delivered the reflective single "I'll See Big"; Freddie Gibbs delivered the self-titled mixtape; MIKE dropped the album renaissance man; Frankie Cosmos' collaborative "An Induced Album"; St. Vincent presented the Zev Deans clubbing visual for "Slow Disco"; Jay Rock shared the Dave Free heavy visual for the introspective "OSOM" ft. J. Cole; Kamasi Washington presented the AG Rojas visuals for "Street Fighter Mas"; Florence and the Machine delivered the grand dancing visual for "Big God"; The Smashing Pumpkins unveiled the Nick Koenig video for "Solara"; Visitors brought the performance view for their single "Pollyanna” from the debut album Crest available July 13; Kanye discussed ambitious plans; How to Dress Well returned with the new single "Vacant Boat (shred) | Non-Killing 1 | The Anteroom | False Skull 1"; Nina Simone's Tryon, North Carolina childhood home is now a National Treasure; new My Bloody Valentine song debuted at Meltdown festival; Alice Coltrane compilation Spiritual Eternal—The Complete Warner Bros. Studio Recordings will be available September 7 via Real Gone Music; Sir Barry Gibb knighted;

Jerry Castle shared the holiday coastal dreams with the performance pop visual for "Lil Bit" off the album Brand New Hello available June 22; Jealous of the Birds delivered the organic and acoustic rendering of "Plastic Skeletons" featured off the forthcoming EP The Moths of What I Want Will Eat Me in My Sleep available July 13; Nine Inch Nails debuted the new single "Ahead of Ourselves" and covered Joy Division's iconic track "Digital"; The Dig delivered a listen to their inventive and addictive new single "Million Dollar Man" off the EP Afternoon With Caroline; VOILÀ delivered the ecstatic energy of "Anyway";Tash Sultana presented the Glenn Mossop co-directed visual of sensational summer vibes for "Salvation" featured off the upcoming album debut Flow State available August 31 via Mom + Pop; Marissa Nadler delivered a haunting cover of Happy Rhodes' "Where Do I Go" from the Electrophia compilation and announced the new album For My Crimes available September 28 via Sacred Bones/Bella Union sharing the holistic title track ft. Angel Olsen; Bad Bad Hats dropped the expressive explorations of discourse with the new single "Talk With Your Hands" off the forthcoming album Lightning Round available August 3 via Afternoon Records; Nick Brewer delivered the home movie Father's Day visuals for "Many Moods: Good Man"; Lauren Waller delivered the perceptive pop visions of "Can't See"; Zena Carlota shared the evocative and electic audio tapestries with The Confidence of Birds; Mitski delivered the introspective video from Christopher Good for "Nobody"; Lil Yachty & Vallee delivered the wavy new summer jam "Wombo"; Kady Rain delivered the pop single of breakups and longings with "Lonely One"; Valley Queen delivered the romantic rolling inspirations of "Ride" off the debut album Supergiant available July 13 via Roll Call Records; Black Grapefruit delivered the atmospheric "Omygod" off the upcoming album All My Relations available August 10; Mr Twin Sister delivered a listen to the style and state of mind seeking single "Jaipur"; Jealous of the Birds presented the lyric video for the energetic affections of "Russian Doll"; Jakarta artist NIKI delivered the absolutely epic single "Warpaint" via 88rising; Half Waif presented the stunning Kenna Hynes visual for "Ocean Scope" off the Cascine album Lavender; Jozzy pushed on through the fray and fire with the track "Push Thru"; get weird and belligerent with Louis Cole via the entertaining video for "When You're Ugly" ft. Genevieve Artadi; Free Cake For Every Creature dazzled the world once again with the perfect pop of "In Your Car" off the new album The Bluest Star available August 3 via Double Double Whammy; Spooky Cool presented the epic and stunning Sho Kellam & Zavi Harman visual for the anthem "Strange Rooms" off their debut EP Every Thing Ever available August 3 via Citrus City Records; Smokescreens delivered the LA rooftop rocking visual from Steel O’Neil for "Waiting For Summer" off Used To Yesterday available July 13 via Slumberland; Charli XCX unveiled the industrious Bradley & Pablo video for "5 in the Morning"; Chance the Rapper revealed that he's working with Childish Gambino and Kanye; The Mountain Goats wrote a song for Sasha Banks; Dr. Dre is working on a Marvin Gaye movie, also Dre along with Jimmy Iovine lost some coin in a Beats lawsuit; Cardi B's marriage to Offset reveal; Drake delivered the trailer for Scorpion; YG sued over Las Vegas rumble; Jim Jones busted over narcotics and firearm charge; protest party planned to counter Morrissey's Manchester show; Kinks reunion rumors; Brooklyn artist Nick Messitte presented an episode of "Salmon's Run"; buzz for David Lynch's Festival of Disruption happening in LA October 13-14, along with David Lynch's open letter to the president; why Third Man Records' Ben Blackwell hates Discogs; Radiation City presented the world with their farewell EP titled CODA courtesy of Polyvinyl Record Co.; Sasquatch! Music Festival founder Adam Zacks stepped down; a bleak report on median musician earnings; Maynard James Keenan responded to allegations of rape; Azealia Banks launched a GoFundMe to sue Russell Crowe; Lisa Prank versus Elon Musk; Havoc of Mobb Deep dropped posthumous Prodigy freestyles; and we remember Joe Jackson, Steve Soto of the Adolescents, Harlan EllisonJimmy WopoXXXTentacion and Vinnie Paul.

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