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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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