Forestal media forages
With everything from politics to playoffs playing with our collective emotions—Week in Pop brings a cornucopia of media buzz obfuscated by all the latest panic-inducing headlines. The latest top stories we're following is news that GABI signed to Double Double Whammy announcing that the anticipated upcoming album will arrive this fall, performing at Roulette (under given name Gabrielle Herbst) as part of an opera residence May 31 at 8pm; Tyler, the Creator presented a look at the Louis "Panch" Perez studio chilling visual for "435"; George Clinton released the anticipated new hotly anticipated Parliament record Medicaid Fraud Dogg; Oh Sees announced the new album Smote Reverser available August 17 via Castle Face & delivered a listen to the world-ripping new single "Overthrown"; CupcakKe delivered a look at the arcade-action packed video for "Quiz" directed by Logan Fields; Princess Nokia presented a look at the Milah Libin video for "Look Up Kid" off the A Girl Cried Red mixtape via Rough Trade; Death Grips released the new electric-insect buzzing single "Flies" from the forthcoming album Year of the Snitch; Tancred brought the grand ballroom burner "Something Else" off the new album Nightstand available June 1 via Polyvinyl, touring this fall with Joy Formidable; Jay Rock announced the new album Redemption available June 15 via TDE; Johnny Jewel released Themes For Television via Italians Do It Better with a look at the Radka Leitmeritz video for haunting suspenseful celluloid of "Red Door"; Montreal based Lou Phelps unveiled a flashy look at the Pique visual for the explanatory ode to impulsive instincts of "Want To (For The Youth)" produced by KAYTRANADA; Blushh delivered the power pop anthem "Do I Look Tired?" from the upcoming EP Thx 4 Asking courtesy of Yellow K Records available June 15; 5 Toronto's Witch Prophet released the bewitched & bewildering album wonder The Golden Octive via 88 Days of Fortune & shared a listen to the world altering lounge future psych single "Stars" produced by Old Smile; Jerry Paper, aka Lucas Nathan, has signed to Stones Throw with news of a new album arriving later this year & dropped the cool pop chrysalis of "Your Cocoon" co-produced by Badbadnotgood's own Matty Tavares; Lykke Li brought the world a look at the evening adventures seen through an iPhone for the "deep end" visual; The Myrrors announced the forthcoming album Borderlands available August 17 via Beyond Beyond is Beyond & delivered the wild ear & mind opening single "Awakening"; Skogebrandt delivered the new emotive & expressive single "Been You"; Brett Dennen delivered a look at the life affirming Craig Allen video for the joyful abandon of "Already Gone" from the EP Let's; Sevdaliza bridged parallel worlds via the Emmanuel Adjei visual for "DUALITY"; Omar Apollo delivered a listen to the smooth & sensational funk pop with "Ignorin" off the forthcoming Stereo EP available May 30; Silk City, comprised of Diplo and Mark Ronson, dropped the club-beat banger "Only Can Get Better" ft. Daniel Merriweather;
Rubblebucket announced the new album Sun Machine available August 24 via Grand Jury Music with a look at the pop-art styled Julia Barrett-Mitchell visual for "Fruity"; Guts Club delivered the jangly & twangy single "Pansy From the Hills" from the forthcoming third album Trench Foot available July 6; Henrik Appel announced the upcoming album Burning Bodies available June 29 via PNKSLM Recordings with a listen to the wind-tunnel tuned toward the future single "Tomorrow"; Mutual Benefit announced the new album Thunder Follows the Light available September 21 via Transgressive & shared the beautiful new singles "Storm Cellar Heart" and "New History"; Alynda Segarra and Hurray for the Riff Raff delivered the Puerto Rico filmed video from Kristian Mercado Figueroa for the passionate and human "Pa'lante"; Angel Olsen and My Morning Jacket's Jim James covered Sonny & Cher's "Baby Don't Go"; Goldfrapp delivered a listen to the electro-shining single "Ocean" ft. Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan; Cardi B delivered the Jora Frantzis visual of dubious romances for "Be Careful"; ASAP Rocky's elaborate album artwork reveal for the forthcoming third LP Testing; Golden Dawn Arkestra presented us a with a listen and look at the gaudy & mystic Ben Blanchard & Vanessa Pla video "Wings of Ra"; The Cool Kids shared the cool new summer cruising singles "OILBASS" ft. Boldy James "Ripple"; tour this summer with MOURN, Chastity delivered the live visual for "Chains" featured off the album Death Lust comes available July 13 via Captured Tracks; Hosannas provided a listen to the dance-floor shuffling single "Guitar Cop" from the upcoming album Picture Him Protecting You available July 12 from Fresh Selects; Gabriella Cohen delivered a look at the glamorous visual for "Music Machine" off the upcoming album Pink Is The Colour Of Unconditional Love available June 1 via Captured Tracks; Gassamer, aka LA artist Evan Reiner, shared the ambient worm "Encounter" off the upcoming album Imperishable available in July via Innovative Leisure; Stuart McLamb's The Love Language announced the upcoming album Baby Grand arriving August 3 via Merge and shared travelogue lyric video from Daniel Murphy for "Southern Doldrums" along with the night riding visual for "Castle in the Sky" from Daniel Murphy & Kevin Norris; The Gloomies offered the innovative summer sun steaming & dreaming single "Palms" from the upcoming album Romance available July 13 via Thrill Me; Lusitanian Ghosts delivered the canonical reflections on the rocker "Past Laurel" off their June 8 slated self-titled album; Denmark's own PBSM delivered the flashy bold & bright stormy single "Struck By Lightning"; Crystal Fighters brought the big bouncing summer dreaming visuals for "Boomin' In Your Jeep" courtesy of Warner Bros. Records; Maps & Atlases shared a listen to the smartly stitched single "Violet Threaded" from the upcoming Lightlessness Is Nothing New album available June 1 via Barsuk Records;
embrace the earnest & electric single "Big Train" taken off Pllush's upcoming debut album Stranger to the Pain available June 8 via Father/Daughter; currently on tour with WET, Samson, fka Samson The Truest, delivered the sweet jangle pop single "King Kong" ft. WET's Kelly Zutrau; Ovlov announced the new album TRU available July 20 via Exploding in Sound & shared the sweet scuzz studded jam "Spright"; Shy Layers delivered a look at the entrancing JD Walsh visual for "No Road" from the new album Midnight Marker available May 25 via Beats In Space; Jamie Isaac delivered a therapeutic listen to the title track off the upcoming album (4:30) Idler available June 1 via Marathon Artists; Barrie delivered infinite worlds of wonder with the single "Tal Uno" courtesy of Winspear; MNNQNS dropped a look at the fancy Rod Maurice performance visual for "Tiger On A Leash" found off their Advertisement EP available now via FatCat Records; Baloji instantly ignited the impromptu dance party with the Shingai remix of "Soleil De Volt" originally off 137 Avenue Kaniama courtesy of Bella Union; RDTK presented the electro-aesthetic visuals for "Affective Forecasting" off the forthcoming Human Resources available June 29 via Denovali Records; Talitha Rise shared a look at the reflective and intimate visual for "Chapel Bell" off the upcoming album An Abandoned Orchid House available June 1; ATL rising emcee Skooly offered a look at the HDotRoss visuals for the boy band stunting & styling "Baccstreet Boy" ft. production by The Honorable C-N.O.T.E.; LIARS announced their first original soundtrack 1/1 available July 20 via Mute & offered a preview via the visual for "Liquorice"; A Boogie wit da Hoodie announced The International Artist available June 20 via High Bridge / Atlantic Records delivering a listen to the sky-high soaring "Way Too Fly" ft. Davido; Minneapolis' Bad Bad Hats presented the covenants of hearts & spirits on the new single "Write It On Your Heart" from the forthcoming Lightning Round album available August 3 via Afternoon Records; Jakarta, Indonesia artist NIKI delivered the debut Zephyr EP along with the lavish and opulent Saint & Miles Trahan visual for "Newsflash!"; LA radical Broken Baby snubbed the current state of the bloated patriarchy with the sharp striking "Year of the Fat Man"; Nickodemus presented a look at the Emanuele Kabu animated seahorse sailing visuals for the rich rhythm rider "Caballito De Mar" ft. La Yegros off the album A Long Engagement from Wonderwheel Recordings; Billboard Music Awards buzz; POP Montreal buzz; Robyn dropped some demos; Meek Mill canceled his White House meeting; A$AP Bari arrested for sexual assault; Rich the Kid accused of domestic violence; R. Kelly sued for sexual battery; Glasgow mural tribute for Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit; we said goodbye to Andy Warhol's iconic Interview Magazine; and we remember the life and works of author Philip Roth and influential musician/producer Reggie Lucas.
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