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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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Entertaining the mêlée of media

Beyond the headlines of telecom standoffs, sports sweeps, political primary dramatics and a whole lot more—Week in Pop presents the latest media medleys that you have may have missed. Now with the latest top stories, big news as Denton, Texas DIY pop icon Claire Morales announced the upcoming album with a listen to the title track, "All That Want" that is guaranteed to expand your consciousness and arriving September 29; Baltimore's Tierra Whack astounded the world with the 15-minute visual release Whack World; Free Cake For Every Creature announced the new album The Bluest Star available August 3 via Double Double Whammy and graced us with one of the most inspiring singles you're gonna hear all year with "Around You"; Tomberlin mesmerized the world with the Laura-Lynn Petrick-directed video for the spellbinding song "Self-Help" from the upcoming Saddle Creek album At Weddings; Grimes shared snippets of new songs; Half Waif presents the ambient, universe-expanding Gigi Masin remix of "Back In Brooklyn" from the Cascine album Lavender; new Chicago upstarts Glass Famine delivered the beguiling and bewitching fun new single "Grumbling Bellies" from the group's upcoming 7" available at the end of July; Bergen/Oslo quartet Softcore untd. presented the astounding new single "Sjansespill" courtesy of Cascine with news of an album in progress; PBSM presented their own electric take on Lana Del Rey's "Blue Jeans"; NADINE announced a summer tour with Remember Sports with a viewing of the Emily Cross & Jimmy Magliozzi video for "Pews" involving cool choreographed calisthenics from the Father/Daughter / Memphis Industries debut album Oh My; Chromatics released the vinyl exclusive Camera 12"; Helena Deland delivered a look at the intimate and artistic Mégane Voghell visual for "Take It All"; Toronto's Freedom Baby dropped the 14-minute plus wonder "I Want To Give"; El Ten Eleven dropped their massive and moving new single "Phenomenal Problems" featured off their album Banker’s Hill available August 10 through Topshelf Records; Kim Gordon and Bill Nace, aka Body/Head announced the new album The Switch available July 13 through Matador and shared the delightfully distorted new single "You Don't Need"; 070 Shake delivered the Mustang coast cruising visuals for "Mirrors"; Matt Costa delivered the traveling and strolling reflections and sentiments displayed on the Pamela Littky and Jordan Lovelis visuals for "I Remember It Well #2" from the Dangerbird Records album Santa Rosa Fangs; Heathered Pearls jump-started our party with the "Under The Bridge (Matrixxman 8am Mix)" off of Detroit, MI 1997 - 2001 Remixes EP available July 13 via Ghostly; Toronto's Wes Allen offered the invitation for earnest inquiry with "Ask Me Now" featured off the debut EP; Echo Courts announced their upcoming Room With A View album arriving July 13 via Refresh Records, providing a listen to the swept-away and striking single "Take Away"; Jenn Champion's anticipated album Single Rider arrives July 13 via Hardly Art; buzz for JAY-Z's "Made In America Festival" and the "On the Run II Tour" with Beyoncé; Jeff Rona released Projector Remixed; Rome's Sweat just released their retro-riding Peach Gloss EP available now via WWNBB Collective; Saweetie delivered the ultra-posh Bae Mix and equally fancy visual for "ICY GRL" ft. Kehlani; The Frights presented the creature-comforts visual for "Crutch" directed by Jason Link and Richard Dotson, starring Christopher Candy; Discus presented the world with the passionate pop single "One Step"; Portland's The Fourth Wall delivered the mega-ton single "Circular Ruins" featured off the forthcoming album available this summer via Bug Hunt, before a tour with Typhoon; Nick Brewer returned with a listen to The Incredibles produced wavy and atmospheric new track "Headphones"; Max Richter is releasing The Blue Notebooks via Deutsche Grammophon on May 11 (standard edition) and June 29 (super deluxe edition); Jack Tatum announced the new Wild Nothing album Indigo arriving August 31 via Captured Tracks and shared the serenity-inducing single "Letting Go"; 

Tiny Fighter delivered the dramatic and expressive visual for the expansive anthem of human exchanges "Hollow Talk" directed by Alexandra & Silja-Marie Kentsdottir; Yialmelic Frequencies exploded our consciousnesses with the attention enrapturing "Clay" visual from Jules Guérin off the album Yililok courtesy of LEAVING Records; The Internet delivered the sentimental and smooth r&b with the Syd-directed visual for "Come Over"; Zackey Force Funk announced the new album Bodyrock Shotgun available July 20 via MoFunk Records and delivered the snazzy XL Middleton-produced title track; Seeb delivered the indulgent weekender single "Drink About" ft. Dagny; Miguel & Chicano Batman performed https://youtu.be/1TmaO8wjCDM "Sky Walker" and "Black Lipstick"; Liverpool's own St. Jude the Obscure delivered the wild roaming electro-ultra-pop of "I’m the Wolves"; Welles rocked the world with the bold & blistering guitar chords of "Rock N Roll" off the upcoming album Red Trees and White Trees available June 15 via 300 Entertainment; Manchester's New Luna offered an introspective listen to the new emotive-edged single "Knew Too"; Saltwater Sun shared the sunshine-crashing summer anthem "Hot Mess"; Suede delivered the viaduct swinging visual for "The Invisibles"; Sun June presented the kind and endearing expressions heard and felt on the single "Records" off the upcoming album Years available June 15 from Keeled Scales; De'Anza delivered the cosmic dub of conflicts and confrontations with "War" from the upcoming concept EP Cosmic Dream available June 29; Future Generations delivered a listen to the ultra-bright electric single "All the Same" off the upcoming album Landscape available September 14 via Frenchkiss; Radiant Children presented the wild adventure video for "Life's a Bitch" with word that their debut EP Tryin' will be available later this year; Lenny Zenith shared the bright lit pop art of "Trouble" featured off the new album What If The Sun available June 22; Strange Relations shared the "For Sure"; Sakima dropped the new electronic essences of bold pop on the track "Show Me"; Isaac Grace presented the lavish performance/analog recording visual for the big new single "Running On Empty"; Power Trip unleashed the pure fury and ferocity with "Hornet's Nest"; So Stressed helped us decompress with the therapeutic epic "Very Long Cloth"; L'FREAQ dropped the pop-cosmica visuals for "Moonlight"; Femdot delivered the autobiographically inspired album debut Delacreme 2 courtesy of Closed Sessions; Anna Calvi announced the new album Hunter available August 31 via Domino with a look at the William Kennedy visual for the anthemic ode to identity pluralism "Don't Beat the Girl out of My Boy"; The Buttertones shared a look at the suspenseful, fancy-lit Zack Bernstein video for "You and Your Knife" (complete with a sax solo) from the new album Midnight In A Moonless Dream courtesy of Innovative Leisure; Ward shared a look at the dramatic performance visual for the equally theatric single "Soothe the Soul"; off the new album TESTING, A$AP Rocky presented the visual for the Harlem-hometown ode/testimonial "Praise The Lord (Da Shine)" ft. Skepta; Tennyson presented a live look at "Uh Oh!" ft. Miguel Atwood-Ferguson performed/recorded live at Valentine Studios in LA; AVANT! Records announced Ritual Veil's Wolf In The Night 12" arriving June 8; Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) delivered the body shaking Matias Aguayo remix for "Beautiful Thing"; Clyde Guevara presented the desert DeLorean-rolling visual for the level elevating "Higher Vibration" off the upcoming freeJAH release available July 20; Rizzla turned up the stripped-down percussion with the ballroom beat-em-up "Black Eye" off of Adepta available July 6 via Fade To Mind; Ross From Friends presented the cool club-catering single "Project Cybersyn" off the upcoming debut album Family Portrait available July 27 via Brainfeeder; Honyock unveiled their debut cosmic pop single "Patron" from their upcoming album El Castillo available July 27 via Friendship Fever;

San Cha shared the inspired, spirited and festive title track from the forthcoming debut EP Capricho Del Diablo available July 13 via Outside Insight; CMDWN delivered the minimalist woozy awakening of "Strong"; hype for Jeremi and Ty Dolla $ign's collaborative cut "The Light"; Late Bloomer presented the new summer-sun-soaking track "Listen" from their upcoming album Waiting available July 29 via 6131 Records; Julian (Julia Leiby) flipped our consciousness focuses with the single "Asleep" from the upcoming Real Distance EP available June 15 via Fire Talk; Jane Church signed to Greenway Records with the single "Rocket To The Kremlin" that catapults the audience to the former-USSR off the 7" available July, debut album slated for fall 2018; Jade Bird brought the rage with the Toby Ross-Southall video for "Furious"; Twin Shadow shared a look at the Aaron Hymes co-directed visual for the nostalgic longing for chill weekends with "Saturdays" ft. HAIM; Caroline Says delivered the conscious reflections that oscillate between the mind, sun and sea in the video for "Mea Culpa" off the new album No Fool Like An Old Fool courtesy of Western Vinyl; A.R.Kane celebrated 30 years of their album 69 with a listen from Jübl EP Thinking Sweet (available June 20), with the reflective mediations of "Thinking About You";  Gang Gang Dance graced the world with the new inverted dance-floor destroyer "Young Boy (Marika in Amerika)"; Hartlepool's Para Alta delivered the performance presentation visual for "Dusk" courtesy of Big Indie; the TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK documentary available June 22 courtesy of 1-2-3-4 Go! Records; BOYO announced a stateside tour with a listen to the new smooth and cool single "Take Me Away" ft. Dent May; La Force, Ariel Engle of Broken Social Scene, presented the honest and spirit searching single "Lucky One" courtesy of Arts & Crafts; SOPHIE announced the debut album OIL OF EVERY PEARL's UN-INSIDES available June 15 via Future Classic; Gorillaz dropped the new jam "Sorcererz"; Swamp Dogg, aka Jerry Williams, Jr., delivered a look at the video for "I'll Pretend" ft. Justin Vernon directed by Poliça’s Ryan Olson and Isaac Gale from the album Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune available September 7 from Joyful Noise Recordings; Mourn delivered another arrangement of organized dissonance with "Doing It Right"; Phish announced The Baker's Dozen Box Set, Live at Madison Square Garden November 30; Rita Ora dropped the Helmi video for the controversy stirring single "Girls" ft. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX; Die Antwoord presented a look at the surreal/extra-terrestrial Ron Castellano co-directed video for "Alien" ft. The Black Goat; PEOPLE Project buzz; Mating Ritual play San Francisco's Brick & Mortar on June 23; the Byrds' Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman to celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of Sweetheart Of The Rodeo with a special tour; The Prince estate announced the upcoming release Piano & A Microphone: 1983 available September 21, sharing the passionate piano pop of "Mary Don't You Weep"; rare copy of Prince's The Black Album emerged; Eric André and Derrick Beckles' "Mostly 4 Millennials" hype; Thom Yorke's score to the Suspiria remake can be heard in the trailer; Bonnaroo offering a complimentary laundry service; Dave Grohl's stunt double stage antics, with further news that the artist's mom Virginia Hanlon Grohl is producing a doc about rock stars' moms titled "From Cradle to Stage"; Talib Kweli sparring with former collaborator Res over claims of sexual harassment; the Ticketfly data breach situation; BBC's historic Maida Vale Studios are apparently closing down; Lil Wayne's recent settlements; Low End Theory announced the night's last 10 shows; and we celebrate the life and works of designer Kate Spade, Clarence Fountain of the Blind Boys of Alabama and Last Poets co-founder Jalal Mansur Nuriddin.

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