The latest headline tickers report the tragic police fracas in Fort Worth, Saddleridge wildfires in Southern California and the ongoing and incessant maelstrom of civic controversies that continue to spin out of control (and beyond comprehension and conventional measure) without any sign of slowing anytime soon. Bring you now some of the buzz you may have missed, billy woods returned with the mighty solo album Terror Management via Backwoodz Studioz; post art dance pop provocateurs Guerilla Toss returned to their home at NNA Tapes with the new album What Would the Odd Do? with a listen to the mind and world expanding "Plants" that features the character of Laura existing in worlds inspired by What a Plant Knows and The Hidden Life of Trees respectively, along with the new track “Future Doesn’t Know”; Luxe Malone went on a Japan tour and released the sinewy and sultry new single "Horses"; phem dropped the visual for "Grim Reaper" ft. Lil Tracy and the intimate video for "Who Cares" and the visual for the title track 'vixualixer' off the Vacum Head EP; Claire George graced the world with the incredible single "Alone Together" along with the alternate version; 24 Caltdo presented a look at the Dan Fromhart-directed performance visual for the sentimental and candid cool of "Ding Dong Scrambled Eggs" off of Literally Main Street; Portland's Sea Caves shot a "Dart" direct to the heart of star-crossed lovers everywhere; Brooklyn cool cat Alexei Shishki charmed our hearts with the lovely pop vignette "Clean Thru" featured off the forthcoming self-titled via Forged Artifacts; Serafina Steer provided a close and keen look at the Oliver Marchant and James Ormiston visual for the electro-ethereal pop of "Provides Common Ground" off the album The Mind is a Trap; The Cabin Fever announced the new EP Alone Together with a listen to the emotive and earnest track "Window Pain"; Tony Njoku presented the MMA visual for the electronic and intimate reflections of "Confident" off the album Your Psyche’s Rainbow Panorama via Silent Kid Records; mxmtoon delivered the endearing visionary and sentimental shining pop with "dream of you"; Chastity delivered the sophisticated house party visual for "Flames" off the Captured Tracks album Home Made Satan; Reality Something keeps that dream of the 90s raging and radical with the cool rocking single "Dirty Money"; New Lealand rising pop legend Miss June dropped the oddly amazing and intriguing single "Anomaly" featured off their Frenchkiss Records album Bad Luck Party; Missions presented the synth-sparkling visual for "Feelin" from Hampton and Katie Mills off the Holodeck Records album Subcreature; Baltimore pop mastermind Joshua Stokes is Madmastermind who just dropped a slice of future vibes and styles to follow with "Focus"; Young Mister delivered the endearing ballad of "Best" off the Refresh Records album Sudden Swoon; prodigies of prolific and earth shattering future pop HTRK returned with Venus in Leo via Ghostly; ATL rising star Blaatina dropped the cautionary cool of "Watch Out" ft. NLE Choppa; G Flip dropped About Us via Future Classic; Lil Tecca dropped We Love You Tecca; Gigi Rowe dropped the battle cry bop of "Warrior"; Rose Dorn presented the domino-themed Julia Ling Kelleher visual for the saudade and hard hitting single "Champ" taken from the Bar None release Days You Were Leaving; Somos dropped the epic and mighty album Prison On A Hill via Tiny Engines; Trentemøller dropped the jagged electro jam "Try A Little" ft. Warpaint's Jenny Lee; Boy Scouts delivered the album Free Company via ANTI- and offered a look at the warm DIY Ramez Silyan visual for "Get Well Soon"; Lana Del Rey delivered the album Norman Fucking Rockwell and delivered the grand Rich Lee visual for "Doin' Time"; Katy Perry dropped the Tanu Muino visual for "Small Talk"; TOOL dropped Fear Inoculum; Jenny Tolman dropped the glamorous visual for the candid "So Pretty"; Leeroy Stagger dropped the jam about moving beyond the deepest depths of the bottle with "Deeper Well"; Stone Jack Jones dropped the atmospheric "O Brother" off of Black Snake; Humbird released the organic and earnest album Pharmakon; touring with Com Truise, Beshken released the remixes for Aisle of Palm; Ryahn delivered the radical single "Sad Boy" off the debut Light Blue EP; Sassy 009 dropped the visual for "Thrasher" from the Kill Sassy 009 EP; Chicago's King Von sent us word of the tape Grandson Vol. 1 via Only The Family/EMPIRE and dropped some knowledge with the slapping "What It's Like"; Clipping delivered the visualizer for "La Mala Ordina"; DaBaby dropped KIRK; Empress Of and Kito dropped the autumn cool collaboration "Wild Girl"; Krin J Callinan dropped "Return to Center";
Just Like Honey shared the expressive and emotive gestures of "How Does It Feel?" from The Wood Room Sessions; Harry Cubberly aka Treatment presents the anticipated album Pond Life; Frogi released the anticipated Introvert EP; CHAD delivered the maudline single "Leonard Nimoy"; Highcard, aka Benjamin Zamora and Douglas Meadows, released the cool club lounge styles of absence and emotive connections via "Without You"; Angel Olsen released All Mirrors via Jajaguwar along with the epic Ashley Connor visual for "Lark"; Nudity continue their covers spree with their Southern goth rendering of the Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie"; Pass By Catastrophe released all the autumn feels with their debut self-titled EP; Portland artist Corinne Sharlet shared the illustrious chord shimmer and shine of "Hail Mary"; Laura Reznek delivered the melancholy pear motif visual from Nicola Fuller for the ballad of blame, shame and transcendence "You Are Bad"; Noah Cyrus delivered the emotive and earnest video for "Lonely" co-directed by Symone Ridgell; Anna Meredith delivered the electro-edged artifice of "Inhale Exhale" off the Black Prince Fury release FIBS; LA's own fakelife delivered the electric rhythms and sentimental blues with "Your Love is a Flood"; Ness Heads presented the visual of transit line trajectories for the boss track "Pull Me Up" off the release Numb; Junkyboy, Mik & Rich Hanscomb shared a look at the duo strumming away into the clouds with the visual for "Fulfil" off the album Trains, Trees and Topophilia; Brooklyn's Public Practice dropped the jam "Disposable" and their cover of Yukihiro Takahashi's "Extra-Ordinary"; Sassy 009 dropped some sleek fun for the autumn season with "Maybe in the Summer" from the Kill Sassy 009 EP; Sandy sent out translucent electro beams with "Signals" off the Geographic North release Traces; Matt Valentine delivered the epic cosmic journey of "Minor Rager > Calliphygian Niekro > Minor Rager >" off the Beyond Beyond is Beyond release Preserves; Carvi shared the sentiments and sensations of "VIBE" off the the Fueled the Crazy EP; Rhymes shared some cool club-crafted visuals for the festive single "Party" ft. Summer Dennis; Jackie Venson presented the Andrew Bennett visual featuring art by Chris Rogers for the celebration of jubilant choices "Joy"; Lez Zeppelin covered "Immigrant Song" originally by the band that inspired their altered-namesake; Paul Mosley and The Red Meat Orchestra presented a listen to the timeless slice of day seizing "Because I Did Not Die Today"; Nick Murphy presented a look at a rooftop performance of "Dangerous (live from Orchard Street)"; Bblasian dropped a toast to the high and good life with "Above & Beyond"; Most People provided the smoky and sultry Seth Mendelson visual for the displays of desires on "Need a Little More"; The Cabin Fever got their karaoke on with the visual for "White Dwarf and a Supernova" off the Alone Together EP; Tiny Hueman delivered the shore shining single "Up the Coast"; Caribous delivered the sweet new single "Home"; Helado Negro provided a look at the Jason Evans visual for "Seen My Aura" from the album This is How You Smile; Lucy Dacus covered Phil Collins' "In the Air Tonight"; Kim Gordon rocked the world with "Hungry Baby" off the new album No Home Record; FKA twigs provided a look at the visual for "Home With You" from the new album MAGDALENE; Gucci Mane dropped "Big Booty" ft. Megan Thee Stallion; Travis Scott dropped the mystic "Highest in the Room"; Channel Tres remixed Tyler, the Creator's "EARFQUAKE"; Danny Brown dropped the JPEGMAFIA-produced track "3 Tearz" ft. Run the Jewels; Trends delivered a new single with the endearing and evocative "Branches” accompanied by visuals from animated and designed by Jeremie Carreon and Aileen Alexandra; Neil Young announced the documentary Mountaintop chronicling the creation of the new album Colorado; Young Thug dropped the celebratory Hidji Films visual for "What's the Move" ft. Lil Uzi Vert; Chance the Rapper shared the visual for "We Go High"; Big Thief dropped the lauded album Two Hands; James Blake opened up in an essay about mental health and more; Rolling Loud removed a handful of artists due to NYPD safety concerns; former SOB x RBE member Lul G apprehended for murder; Tricky announced autobiography Hell is Around the Corner; CupcakKe is apparently quitting the music game; Lil Peep's mom versus the late artist's management team; we remember the life and times of Ginger Baker, the Muffs' Kim Shattuck and Eddie and the Hot Rods' Barrie Masters.
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Danny Brown brought the world the inspiring and amazing "Dirty Laundry" from the new album uknowhatimsayin¿ via WARP; Monster Rally gave us all the throwback action and more with "Adventure" from Adventures on the Floating Island via Gold Robot Records; Frankie Cosmos released the album Close it Quietly Sub Pop; Crystal Myslajek delivered the illustrious piano painted Cove via Moon Glyph; Sean Cronin, aka Ghost Warning, delivered the minimalist musings of "Very Good" and the single on the ins and outs of adulting with "Adulthood"; Chelsea Wolfe delivered the desperado style Gilbert Trejo visual/single "Deranged for Rock & Roll" and the single/video for the maudlin moods of "American Darkness" both from the album Birth of Violence via Sargent House; Tove Lo dropped "Really Don't Like U" ft. Kylie Minogue off the new album Sunshine Kitty; Pharmakon delivered the wild visual for "Devour", a collaboration between Margaret Chardiet, Jacqueline Castel and Caroline Schub; Wellington, New Zealand rising stars Mermaidens released Look Me in the Eye via Flying Nun Records; Sui Zhen dropped the powerful and empowering single "Being a Woman" via Cascine; Big Wish presented a look at the magical, mystical visual of life's mysteries with the mind-flipping beauty of "Through & Through" from their debut EP Real Angels Caught on Camera; LA's own Future Feats announced that their debut album will be arriving this fall via FADER Label and delivered the suave visual and single for "Nights Like Tonight" https://youtu.be/YQwABmLkqII; Emotional Indulgence, formerly Ethereal and the Queer Show (oka EATQS), released their celestial and otherworldly self-titled via Noumenal Loom; No Swoon delivered the dramatic visual for the epic single "Don't Wake Up, Wake Up" off their Substitute Scene Records self-titled; Boyscott are re-releasing Goose Bumps via Topshelf / Babe City Records; Black Marble gave us all the "Feels" in the visual off their Sacred Bones debut Bigger Than Life; WRENN delivered the empowered angst and triumph of "Psychosexual"; My Golden Calf presented the arty Blake Lange visual for "Rodent Roommate"; New York's Office Culture graced us with the serene single of first world grinding and struggles via "Hard Times in the City" featured off their album A Life of Crime; WesdaRuler delivered the album Ocean Drive via HHBTM and shared the stay-cation styles of "Stay at Home"; Vagabon, aka Lætitia Tamko, delivered the 16mm catpured Maegan Houang visual for "Water Me Down"; West My Friend delivered the oceanic swell of the "Salt Water" visual from the album In Constellation; Belgian group Portland dropped the masterful and delightful menace of "Killer's Mind" https://Portland.lnk.to/killersmind; Oakland artist Billie Gale released the Tiny Telephone-recorded album Imprint; Elizabeth presented a look at the evocative evening emotions of "beautiful baby" courtesy of Triana Hernandez and Dyllan Corbett; Lisa Prank dropped the cool rocking and radical "Ignore It" off the Father/Daughter album Perfect Love Song; Baby Shakes set the scene with the NYC takeover visual for "Cause a Scene"; Philadelphia's breakout act theaterkids released their debut single "pratfall" to shake some thoughtful dance moves into the fall solstice; Tyler, The Creator the classic, timeless and tense visual for "A Boy is a Gun"; Lee "Scratch" Perry to release the dub wise for the album Rainford with Heavy Rain; Chromatics shared the incredible new single "I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around" and released the album Closer to Grey; Xuan Rong delivered the electro beat experimentation essences of "Lay Apart"; Young M.A delivered the debut Herstory in the Making and the jubilant and bossy "No Mercy (Intro)" visual; Rod Wave delivered the reflective Logan Fields visual for the sentimental and sincere "Heart On Ice (Remix)" ft. Lil Durk; Sea Girls delivered the pop glow and luster of "Violet"; Space Above shared the electric sheen and entrancing energy of "Stolen Days" ft. Alisa Xayalith; Stawcrawler delivered the skint and spirited "No More Pennies" off the Rough Trade release Devour You; Kiwi Jr. dropped the careerist calamities of being a "Salary Man"; Tei Shi delivered the exotic visual for the duet "Even If It Hurts" with Blood Orange from the album La Linda; Trentemøller dropped Obverse; Poolbood delivered the emotive and earnest track "I'm Sorry" off the Accidental Popstar Records (Shamir's imprint) release Yummy; Vancouver Sleep Clinic strummed some endearing aural gestures of sincerity with "Fever"; Penelope Isles delivered the tumbling and tubular track "Round"; Julien Cheng shared a look at the trippy visual for the mesmerizing "Memory Loss" courtesy of Haoyan of America;