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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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From the bait and switch antics on the international stage to the deluge of GDPR notices flooding our inboxes—Week in Pop delivers you the biggest buzz we're following at the moment. We bring news that our heroes Downtown Boys continue to inspire us with a radical and styling cover of Selena’s "Fotos Y Recuerdos" ahead of headlining tour dates running June 1-9; Pusha-T released the Kanye West produced album DAYTONA that has captured the attention of the pop world; Azealia Banks takes the audience to a warehouse for an impromptu dance session in the Matt Sukkar visual for "Anna Wintour"; Goon signed to Partisan Records with a listen to the new sensational and serene single "Choke Throat" as they prepare to embark up their first ever tour this summer that will see the physical release of the Dusk of Punk/Happen Omen EPs arriving July 13; LA's Polyplastic announced the forthcoming EP Not No available June 29 as shared a listen to the spirited new singles "Next Slide" and "Memphian Circles"; Cuban Doll presented a look at the Sara Lacombe supermarket sweeping visual for "Bankrupt Remix" ft. Lil Yachty & Lil Baby; Liza Anne brought the world a look at the inspired forest dances seen in the video for "Kid Gloves"; CHICKN delivered a look at the decadent & wildly festive Marina Danezi visual for the equally energetic single "Am I Cher?" off their album WOWSERS! courtesy of Inner Ear Records; experience the ultra-economic big pop styles of AKA George with the new single "Blazing"; Sacred Bones will release Julee Cruise demos along with the 1993 album The Voice of Love on wax August 17 via Sacred Bones & shared the goosebumps-inducing demo for "Floating"; Arp announced the new album ZEBRA available June 22 via Mexican Summer, showcasing the video for "Fluorescences" filmed in NYC on Super8 film by Shawn Brackbill, Alex Georgopoulos and starring Monica Hofstadter that celebrates the aesthetics of life and the cycles of seasons; PC Music delivered more poppy maximalism with the bouncy single "Be Your USA" from EASYFUN; Zaytoven released the debut album Trap Holizay; Litte Snake delivered the Enter EP via Brainfeeder; Hatchie released the Sugar & Spice EP via Double Double Whammy that includes the glimmering previously unreleased single "Bad Guy"; Jenny Hval released The Long Sleep EP via Sacred Bones with a viewing of the decadent and exotic Constance Tenvik visual for "Spells";

YG delivered the money in the bank single "Big Bank" ft. 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj; Rüfüs Du Sol delivered the electro paradise pop cadences of "No Place"; Norway's Pen Gutt delivered the liberating and self-celebrating single "Independent" courtesy of Terrible Records; Seattle's Mommy Long Legs just announced the new album Try Your Best available June 22 and rocked the world with the marital-mania of "Bridezilla"; Liam Gallagher delivered the Charlie Lightening mad-for-it video for "I've All I Need" off the album As You Were; LUI HILL provided a look at the evening visuals from Christoph Varga for the sentimental semantics of "Words Become Useless"; Stumptown Music Project: Workers Comp Vol. II dropped; Gurr delivered the sun & fun featured in the Maximilian Wiedenhofer-directed visual for "Hot Summer"; Moon Honey presented the lavish Jess Joy and Colleen Louise Berry art-house visual for "That Dog" from the upcoming release Mixed Media On Woman available September 4; Prefuse 73 released the new album Sacrifices; Denzel Curry delivered the rapid flow rhymes on medication and more with "Percs"; Ella Grace provided the inspiring graces of inspiration with "Run"; Oneohtrix Point Never unveiled MYRIAD; A$AP Rocky released the new album TESTING; The Mobros shared the Kelly Morris visual for the heart-felt ode "Carrie Anne"; Manchester duo Lost Under Heaven signed an international deal with Third Side Music; Pass Away, members of I Am The Avalanche and Crime In Stereo, dropped the new album The Hell I've Always Seen via Suburbia Records; Moses Sumney delivered the sensual, evocative & provocative EP Make Out In My Car: Chameleon Suite; The Flaming Lips unleashed the mighty "Enthusiasm For Life Defeats Existential Fear Part 2" featured on Greatest Hits Vol. 1 Deluxe Edition available June 1 via Warner Bros. Records; Ocean Hope finally released the debut album Rolling Days available now from Hush Hush Records; Jade Bird delivered the emotive expressions with "Furious"; Peach Kelli Pop released the lauded new album Gentle Leader via Mint Records; Jake Shears announced the self-titled solo album debut available August 10 & delivered the Mac Boucher video for "Creep City"; Billy and Dolly deliver the DIY art-pop arranged single & visual for "Can't Stay Calm" from the forthcoming album Five Suns Five Suns available June 8 via Shit Krystal Records; 

Soulwax delivered the smooth, slick and silky stylings of "Essential Three" from the Essential album available June 22 via DEEWEE / [PIAS]; Anohni delivered the sincere and supernatural "Miracle Now"; Queens electro-creative Eric Benoit gave the world the anticipated new EP Black Currant; Austin's Kady Rain penned an anthem for abuse survivors that is a testament to the strength of the spirit with "It Wasn't the Rose"; Smokescreens sent us some fresh new skronk with "Someone New" from the upcoming Slumberland album Used To Yesterday available July 13 on Slumberland Records; The Love-Birds unveiled their debut album In the Lover's Corner for Trouble In Mind Records with a look at the Winston Merchan and Tsering Norbu San Francisco-strolling visual for the power pop gem "Gerrit"; MIKE delivered Black Soap via Lex Records alongside the rooftop pontificating visual from Joygill Moriah, Camden Maalik and Michael J. Bonema for "Ministry"; James Blake presented the subdued collaboration with Dominic Maker from Mount Kimbie with "Don't Miss It"; Sleep unleashed a 16-minute massive doom droning jam with "Leagues Beneath"; Brazil's Balako delivered the infectious dance-floor burner "Jungle Music" via Greco-Roman; Clearance signed to Topshelf Records with news that their new album At Your Leisure will be available July 27, sharing the stylish performance visual for "Had a Fantastic"; LA's own Cape Weather gifted the world with the lovely and lush new single "Never Say" courtesy of Future Gods; Abel Tesfaye of the Weeknd announced the creative and digital incubator HXOUSE; buzz for Oakland's Feels 6 festival; J. Cole talked to Lil Pump; Common assisted with Starbucks' training video to combat racial bias; Ariana Grande commented on breaking up with Mac Miller; Vevo restructuring to focus solely on YouTube; and we celebrate the life and innovations gifted to the world by fuzz pedal engineer/inventor Glenn Snoddy.

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