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Gazing with hope at the city lights of possibilities and skies of infinite intrigue; press photo courtesy of Week in Pop.

Gazing with hope at the city lights of possibilities and skies of infinite intrigue; press photo courtesy of Week in Pop.

With the holidays upon us and 2018 winding down, we continue to contend with the state of political stalemates, doing everything we can to help Indonesia in the wake of a tsunami; and marvel at the indefatigable spirit of Ruth Bader Ginsburg — Week in Pop presents just a quick peek at some of the buzz we’re following (and will continue to update). Big news as we heard the announcement that Tom Krell, oka How To Dress Well along with Driftless Recordings' Joel Ford and Patrick McDermott launched the new label Helpful Music; phem dropped the emotive and passionate pop of “Jump”; Everyone is Dirty delivered some of that holiday glow with the bright seasonal nostalgia reflections with "This December (A Christmas Song)"; Daddy dropped the sweet, smooth and soft touch sounds of what it's like when the world begins to wildly spin out from beneath you on "Losing My Control"; Tee Grizzley delivered the documentary Off Parole; Ess Ford, aka Skyler Ford from Snuff Redux, dropped the anticipated album 206; Vök shared the performance visuals for the single about dusks and dawns "Night & Day" and spread the love with the slick new single "Spend the Love"; Girlpool delivered a look at the DIY visual for "Where You Sink" by the group's own Harmony Tividad from the upcoming album What Chaos is Imaginary available February 1 via ANTI-; TEEN announced the new album Good Fruit arriving March 1 via Carpark and delivered the visual for "Only Water"; Joel Taylor delivered the anthem of rebirth and immediacy in a heart-strummed hymn that strikes straight from the organic topography of the heartland titled "Moments Notice" along with the powerful visual that illustrates how domestic violence and disputes disrupts the harmony of family and humanity as a whole; Escort brought the big pop brightness with the body-shaker "Josephine"; HERO delivered intimate and expressive performance pop visual from Johannes Greve Muskat for "Dirty Work"; Color Palatte shared some shine for bleak times with the single "Dark Days", following up the searing beams of light "Sunburn" and and the dreamy cadences of "Chelsea"; Girl Crush delivered the pop sounds that drown out the static with "Radio Silence"; Future Generations provided audiences a little taste of the great outdoors with vintage sitcom flair via the visuals for "Landscape"; Saga Back delivered the evocative observations and expressions of "There You Go... Again"; New York based band Big Spirit brought the larger than life feels and thrills with the mammoth new single "Barbarians”; The Lovely Sparrows shared a look at the Derek Van Gieson-animated visual of inspirations and insights for "A Light" featured off their first album in seven years, Shake the Shadow via Abandoned Love Records; Bogan Via returned with the pop of perception, exhilaration and liberation on "Videos" off the new album Tough to Kill; Mark McGowan delivered the earnest and penned-from-the-heart hymns of affection and intuition with the Speakeasy EP;

Gabriel Birnbaum of Wilder Maker delivered the debut solo single of life and world progression reflections with "Stack the Miles"; Ohtis shared a listen to the 7" single "Runnin" b/w "Settling"; Lydian Collective brought the world a look at their performance visual for their electric pop fusion of "High 555"; Balto delivered the blistering and blasting new jam "Black Snake Mojave Blues"; The Dip delivered some winter seasonal cheer with the brass imbued single "Santa's Got a Sweet Tooth"; Vesper Wood, Christina Wood of Kaleida, delivered the meditative thought stream swimming single "The Wall"; Hana Vu covered the iconic Fleetwood Mac jam "Gypsy" with added haunted flair and fascination; Princess Nokia dropped the remastered and expanded Metallic Butterfly; EXES and JOME dropped the wistful and wondrous new single "One Day"; Domo Genesis dropped the EP Facade Records; Sports delivered the snazzy and shining new single "Don't Tell Me"; Holy Wow dropped the performance pop visual for the spaced-out single "Nebulas"; mxmtoon delivered the organic and intriguing plum blossom EP; Illiterate Light delivered the frank anthem about fairness and the lack thereof with "Nuthin's Fair"; Sofa City Sweetheart delivered the desert mariachi visual for the strumming and strolling power pop single "Stop Thinking" shot and directed by Karma McCartney and Juan Antonio Lopez; Marquee Mayfield shared the spellbinding scientific-styled visuals for the jazzy and joyful single "Spellbound"; Rnie delivered the transcendent and beguiling album Citrus via Broken Circles; L'FREAQ delivered the fancy visual for the sublime and sinewy "New Skin"; in case you missed it, peep Fielded's Alex Mallis beach-bound visual for the lit single of empowerment "Light It Up" off the Deathbomb Arc album Drip Drip; SOBxRBE Sneakk delivered the bossy cruising visual for "Spray" ft. Tyga, YG; SOB X RBE's Yhung T.O. dropped the solo joint Trust Issues; Merely, aka Kristina Florell—YEAR0001's latest signing, presented the enchanted forest visual for the mesmerizing "Crazy Heart"; Ruth Acuff delivered the harp and heart-tinged single "Peace"; Sigrid announced the debut album Sucker Punch arriving March 1 and delivered a listen to the acoustic title track; Calva Louise delivered the competitive and eccentric Bartholomew Jones visual for "Tug Of War"; Every Kid Knows delivered the bright and bold new single "Spinning Jenny"; Margot delivered the earnest and ethereal single "Coffee Stained Scars"; behold the majestic ruins that are explored in the visual for Zoe Boekbinder's "Shadow"; Jaguar Grace delivered the bombastic expressions of amour with "To All the Boys I've Loved Before"; Sophie Strauss shared the intimate and endearing visual for "Sweetboy"; Iowa's Holy White Hounds unleashed the power-chord/rip-chord fest of Say It With Your Mouth;

TISHMAL, aka Rachel Brockbank, delivered the single "Heavy" that tackles issues of gravity, weights and ethereal measures; Chromatics delivered a look at the holiday-styled visual for their cover of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire"; Mother Feather delivered the squared circle square off visual from Marc McAndrews for the anthemic "Red Hot Metal" off the album Constellation Baby; Utkarsh Ambudkar delivered the flashy new jam "Kane"; Cautious Clay delivered the big time track of reasoning and rationales with "REASONS" ft. Hudson Mohawke & Tobias Jesso Jr; Kyle Crane delivered the nostalgic home visual for "Nicole” ft. Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses; Madame Gandhi delivered the desert rolling visual for the bad ass single "Bad Habits"; Tiny Ruins offered a look at the winter wandering "Olympic Girls" visual; Young Readers delivered the echoing earthy warmth of "Silent Night"; NOV3L delivered the angular shoulder-shaking action of their new singles "To Whom It May Concern" and "Natural" from their Flemish Eye NOVEL EP; San Francisco's own moonweather delivered something to keep us warm from the winter elements with "Until Later"; Claire George signed to Cascine with a listen to the single "Where Do You Go?" followed by remixes supplied by Yumi Zouma and Sun Angels; Two Dragons and a Cheetah delivered the tightly wound tension breaker single "Wind Me Up"; Summer Heart delivered the evocative and mesmerizing electronically expressive textures of "Touch"; Vic Mensa delivered a listen to the Hooligans EP; Portland cult duo bed. just released their hotly anticipated debut album Replay; Harlem delivered a listen to their first album Free Drugs ahead of their upcoming Oh Boy album arriving February 14; T-Pain delivered the new jam "That's Yo Money" off the upcoming album 1UP; M.I.A. delivered the visual for "Reload" that was penned by Elastic leader Justine Frischmann; Matmos announced the new album Plastic Anniversary arriving March 15 via Thrill Jockey; Cass McCombs offered a listen to the song "Estrella"; Lambchop announced the new album This (is what I wanted to tell you) available March 22 through City Slang/Merge sharing a listen to the sentimental and personal single "The December-ish You"; NFL Cartel Bo video for "Hoova" ft. Maxo Kream caused a ruckus; Tegan and Sera announced the memoir High School; Tom DeLonge's "Strange Times" to become a television series; Ariana Grande followed up "thank u, next" with the ethereal and rhythms and blues of "imagine"; The Specials dropped the new single "Vote For Me"; David Lynch delivered the visual Ant Head; and we remember the Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley and jazz icon Nancy Wilson.

Keep up with all the latest buzz via Week in Pop’s news department.

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Urging anyone and everyone to do their civic/social duty to VOTE—Week in Pop presents a snapshot of the latest media buzz that is all aflutter amid the international art hives. In the latest news, Jay Som & Justus Proffit delivered the massive swagger and style of the new single "Invisible Friends" off their collaborative Nothing's Changed EP via Polyvinyl; Pangs delivered the space seeking new single "Someplace"; Lil Wayne dropped Tha Carter V; Claire George signed to Cascine with the announcement of the upcoming album Bodies of Water available November 16 with a look at the glamorous and fashionable visual for the perfect pop of "Orbits"; Chromatics delivered the spooky single "House of Dolls", the Dean Hurley remix for "Blue Girl" and "The Taste of Blood"; Jasper Lee shared an ambient and organic listen to the album Mirror Water Mind; Cathedral Bells rang with the cool crypt cadences of "Cemetery Surf"; rising star Annika Zee delivered the electro glamorous single "Super Model" ahead of the forthcoming album Factory Pageant available in January; San Jose's own Chow Mane delivered the Timslew of Soundlapse visual for the sweet Bay-chill styles of "Ever Since"; Balms took us toward the expansive depths of the astral "Plane"; Deep State delivered the under pressure anthem "Under the Gun" off the upcoming album The Path to Fast Oblivion available February 1; Junkboy shared the gorgeous spirit lifting succinct symphony "Old Camera, New Film" for the compilation Music Minds; Yoe Mase delivered the proving ground invitations of "Prove Me Wrong"; Hatchie unveiled the new dream machine driving single "Adored"; BUHU shared the Olivier Dalipagic for Oh Wow Pictures visual for the love inflected single "Yew" off the debut album Tenets via Kitsuné Musique and FMF Records Grivo presented a look at the mind flipping Essentials Creative visual for "Burnout"; Beach House shared the San Charoenchai visual for "Alien"; White Fence delivered the new single "Lorelei" from the upcoming album I Have to Feed Larry’s Hawk available in January; pop icons Sunflower Bean announced their upcoming EP King of the Dudes available January 25 via Mom + Pop and a tour with Interpol, delivering the shining new single "Come For Me"; Adeline delivered the high society styles and sleekness of "Hi Life"; Jay Shephard dropped the big time jammer "Real One"; Nana Adjoa delivered the life and death oscillating single "DOOA" off A Tale So Familiar available November 11 via Bloomer Records; Yumi Zouma delivered a look at the catchy, cool, clever and creative visual for "Crush"; SASAMI signed to Domino and dropped the perfect single "Not the Time"; Jason Lytle delivered the endearing "Color of Dirt" off the split with Kyle Field from Little Wings and Kramies; Chicago's Options delivered a listen to lackadaisical album to observe the changing of the seasons with Vivid Trace; Little Simz delivered the new defending and offending single "Offence"; Girlpool delivered the new power jams "Lucy's" and "Where You Sink" via ANTI-; L.A. Witch delivered the west coast wonder visual for "Baby in Blue Jeans"; Colyn Cameron delivered the sweet and suave single for "Coolest"; David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti announced the release of their Thought Gang album Fiery Ships via Sacred Bones and unveiled the moody experimental number "Woodcuters"; Dolly Parton delivered the inspirational statement of rights and history with "A Woman's Right"; Innes Wilson delivered the rocking energy from here to eternity with "From Now to Forever" off the Seaview EP; Flour Flour delivered a listen to the electro-entrancing EP Dimension A; Buffalo's Welks Mice delivered the minimalist and affectionate new single "Your Heart is the Purple Sage"; Work Drugs melted our spirits and selves with the single "Spirit" from the album Holding On To Forever; Beach House delivered the video for "Drunk in LA" that was apparently produced, directed and edited by Sonic Boom with Nuno Jardim alongside production assistant Samantha Tyson; Dev Ray delivered the regal visual from Elise Mesner for "Palaces" via Dangerbird Records; Hanne Mjøen delivered the lavish and indulgent visual for "Sounds Good to Me"; J Mascis delivered the Shane Wahlund and Michael Anderson visuals for "Elastic Days" starring Dina Martina; Soul Cannon delivered the direction driver "Test Drive"; Sierra Mountain delivered the football kicking visual for "Everything's Fine" off the Atelier Ciseaux/AB Records release Are U single? No, I'm album available October 9; MUNYA delivered the ground sweeping single "If I'm Gone Tomorrow (It's Because of Aliens)"; The Dodos delivered a look at the swift martial arts moving visuals for "SW3" courtesy of Ryan Daniel Browne; Coattails delivered the emotive and earnest exhibitions of "Waves" off the upcoming Imaginary Friends EP arriving November 9; Danny Golden delivered the Americana affections of the title track from the upcoming album Old Love available November 2 via Drunk Luck Records; Blak Emoji delivered the awaited follow-up to 2016's INTRO with the lavish late night rager "Another Club Night" from the upcoming album KUM available September 21; Cat Power shared the emotionally arresting and minimalist piano visual for "Stay" from the new album Wanderer available October 5 via Domino; Ian Sweet delivered the desert rocking visuals for the meditative and personal anthem "Spit" off the upcoming album Crush Crusher available October 26 via Hardly Art; Rachel Ana Dobken delivered the single that pushes for permanence and perseverance with "Always"; Mother Feather delivered the ripping and rolling single "Red Hot Metal" from the forthcoming album Constellation Baby available November 2 via Metal Blade; Monteagle, aka Justin of Nassau, delivered the SoCal simmering dreamer "East LA" off the album Midnight Noon available November 30 via Fire Talk; The Ocean got heavy with the big bashing jam "Permian: The Great Dying" off the album Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoi; Holy Golden spun the spheres of chance with the new single "Wheel of Fortune"; Alto Aria delivered the psychic senses of perception and more via the Amanda Bødker co-directed visual for "I See You"; Honey Moon shared the spirited release Four More From...; Young Dolph delivered the indulgent monetary flaunting visual for "Break the Bank" ft. Offset; Erika Spring delivered the cryptic and electronic undercurrents of "Less"; Posh Hammer delivered the chronos kicking single "To Kill Time" from the forthcoming Dancing in Place EP; Kramies delivered a look at the enchanted and intriguing Moon Moon Moon (Mark Lohmann) visual for "Everything The End" ft. Jason Lytle; Mekong Xpress shared the serene beauty of enlightened indications on "Common Knowledge" off the upcoming Egghunt album of the same name available October 19; Charli XCX & Troye Sivan partied like it was "1999"; Lil Baby, Gunna & Drake dropped the sinewy slapper "Never Recover";

Maryjo Mattea of Two Dragons and a Cheetah unleashed the absolutely epic and uncompromising anthem "The Other Side" ft. Cody Valentine; Benny Sings signed to Stones Throw and delivered the DIY visual for his smooth, sweet and sentimental cover of Drake's "Passionfruit"; Bristol's The Desert delivered a listen to the expansively electronic and honest sound-scapes with "Gone"; Warbly Jets presented a look at the throwback art-film styled video for "Shapeshifter"; Georgia Mae delivered the ultra-pop illustrations of thrills, flights of fancy and "Fools"; Michael Richard Klics delivered the gentle vacation glow of "Resort Town"; Bohkeh delivered the single about matters of maturation and more with "Childish"; Big Eater and Mega Bog's Matt Bachman announced the upcoming album Unconditional Love available November 2 via Orindal and delivered the beautiful and breathtaking single "To Be in Love" that will reach the most personal places of the heart; Rose Droll delivered the shimmering splendor of "Hush" from the upcoming debut album Your Dog available November 16 via Father/Daughter and Double Denim; Four Fists, comprised of P.O.S. and Astronautalis, presents the intense Mercies May video for "Nobody's Biz" off the anticipated album 6666 available October 12 via Doomtree Records; Tangerine delivered the epic Richie Owen video for the grand single "Local Mall" off the White Dove EP available October 19 via AWAL; Georgia Mae delivered a sincere pop song of wise folks and "Fools"; Ian William Craig delivered a listen to the atmospheric "Some Absolute Means" off Thresholder available November 2 via 130701; Soft Center delivered the visual about the remaining threads that tie and bind with "Loose Ends"; Katie Mullins delivered the layered vocal wonder of "Crocuses"; Philly's Palmas delivered the inquiries of direction and more with wandering wonder of "Where Are You Going"; Ralo rose up against adversity with the Murrille-produced track "The World Against Me"; Monteagle, aka Justin of Nassau, delivered the SoCal simmering dreamer "East LA" off the album Midnight Noon available November 30 via Fire Talk; The Soft Rider, aka Laurent of Laurence Wasser, delivered the electro single "Words" off the forthcoming The Pool EP available October 19 via Atomic Bongos; Animal Waves delivered the Ian McGee night tripping visual for "In the Meadow"; Anamon delivered the amped-up Mike Martinez performance visual for "Iron Bill" off the album Purple, Green and Yellow; Small Billions delivered the celestial Ryan Linder visuals for the starry synth studded singles "Bullets in the Bower" along with "Outro"; Deal Casino delivered a look at the lurid b/w visual for "French Blonde"; Lando Chill dropped the mesmerizing single "Fauna" off the forthcoming album Black Ego available October 12 via Mellow Music Group; Calvine Valentine delivered the Joe Baker animated visual for "KSS" of summer sensations off the Keep Summer Safe album; Lex Rush delivered the indulgent party visual for the ludicrous shoulder shaking jam "Tequila Tecate" ft. Teddy Sims and P. Cruz; Mallrat delivered the stratosphere sentiments of eternal summer styles via the In the Sky EP; Baauer & Miquela delivered the warehouse dance visual for "Hate Me"; Chastity Belt delivered the meditative fruit smoothie motif visual from Claire Buss for "It's Obvious"; GRAACE delivered the Sejon Im visual for "Last Night" that grapples with issues of resentment in a candid confessional; Brandon Lowry, aka Baby FuzZ delivered the bombast of "Burial"; OWEL presented the emotive perceptions of "I Saw Red"; Blossomer delivered the evocative expanses of emotion and exegesis with "Preacher Learner"; Mothica delivered the brash bravado of "Burnout"; Marc Ribot, Shahzad Ismaily, Ches Smith as Ceramic Dog laid the Kavanaugh smack down with the video for the dissenting new single "Beer"; Hunnah delivered the Stephanie Osuna-Hernandez visual for the earnest thought streams of "Think About It"; Antagonista, ft. members of Hills Like Elephants, shared the chess match and city thought space visuals for "Bad Medicine" directed by Bernard Feinsod, Michael Alan Hams & Christian Motos; Sigrid delivered the atmospheric and emotive tinged "Sucker Punch (Four Tet remix)"; RKCB dropped the evocative and atmospheric visual from Mike O'Brien for the sounds of solitude "Alone With You Pt. 2"; Benedict Sister delivered the suave jam "Ne Dramatise Pas (16 Lines from Bryan Ferry)"; The Dodos delivered the sentimental new single "Center Of" from the upcoming album Certainty Waves available October 12 via Polyvinyl; Blithe delivered the addictive pop exposition of "Bad Habit"; LA's More Giraffes delivered the cool and vibrant complicated feelings visual for "Not Cool"; Baby FuzZ delivered the hedonistic visual of puppet love and more for "Disneyland"; Tolliver delivered a listen to the electronically enhanced expressions of Rites; Gabby's World, fka Eskimeaux announced the upcoming album Beast on Beast available November 2 with a listen to the singles "Winter, Withdraw" and "Rear View"; Young Jesus delivered the message of pop messianism with The Whole Things is Just via Saddle Creek; Little Dragon delivered the intimate dance expressions with the title track off the upcoming EP Lover Chanting available November 9 via Ninja Tune; Nicole Dollanganger delivered the Mac Boucher co-directed visual for the melancholy and beautifully tragic "Lemonade" off Heart Shaped Bed available October 26; Sheridan Reed delivered the sweet expressions of desire via the visual for the single "We Should Both Be Here" from Cassandra Klepac; Lavender Fields delivered the rhythmic exhibitions of Music Beyond Music; Sydney Wright delivered the nocturnal notions of longing titled "Time of Night"; Little Grim delivered the intimate and reflective visual for "Silence"; Jackie Venson delivered the wilderness rambling visual for the ode to perseverance "Keep On"; Mocha Bands presented the Jon Eric asphalt anchored visual for "Longevity"; Blood Orange delivered the Dev Hynes self-directed visual for "Chewing Gum" ft. A$AP Rocky and Project Pat; Amanda Palmer and Jasmine Power presented the Noémie Lafrance video for "Mr. Weinstein Will See You Now"; AlunaGeorge delivered the creature comforts of the new single "Cold Blooded Creatures" ft. Bryson Tiller off the Champagne Eyes EP; Lil Pump delivered the bossy and flossy single "Multimillionaire" ft. Lil Uzi Vert; VOILÀ delivered the fancy and emotive pop of "Don't"; Sheck Wes delivered MUDBOY; Montreal artist Daniel Isaiah delivered the spaced-out and sentimental beauty of "Javelin Fade"; Yelle delivered the "OMG!!! (Safetalk Remix)" along with the "OMG!!! (Mila Dietrich Remix)"; Anne Malin shared the landscape sweeping new single of expressive utterance and carefully strummed chords that is "In Waves"; Kurt Vile dropped "One Trick Ponies";

DAWN delivered the tripped-out title track from the upcoming album new breed available January 25; Remember Sports delivered a look at the Faye Orlove video for "The 1 Bad Man" that is a walk through of a gallery comprised of artifacts from failed relationships; Beak> shared a look at the mesmerizing Alex Garland visual for "When We Fall" ft. Sonoya Mizuno; Courtney Barnett delivered the cool strolling single "Small Talk" off the compilation 10 Years of Mom+Pop; Anderson .Paak delivered the new classic cruising single "Tints" ft. Kendrick Lamar; Pines delivered a listen to the shining and shimmering new single "Glisten"; Jessie Ware delivered the new beat-centric single "Overtime"; Glass Candy delivered the new sassy and synthed-up single "Naked City"; Yellow Days delivered the single "How Can I Love You?"; Helga delivered the ecologically minded single and Olof Grind visual for "Battle Song"; Tiger Lion delivered the oceanic grandiose pop of "Black Sea" and the accompanying Victoria Fiore video; Arc Iris delivered a look at the consciousness expanding and warm Zach Tenorio visual for "If You Can See” featured off the album Icon of Ego via Ba Da Bing Records; The Y Axes delivered the performance visual for the pop punk jam "Empty Space" captured by Charged Heart Productions at 924 Gilman; Callow delivered the lonesome honky-tonk duster "Go Down" with a visual from Modern Human Productions captured at Vermillion Art Bar, Seattle; Restorations delivered a look at the vast landscape wandering visual for "Caretraker" off of LP5000 via Tiny Engines; Elea Calvet delivered the moving and powerful single "Sacrifice"; Airpark delivered the emotive and devoted single "Devotion"; Johnny Gates delivered some nocturnal moods with the single "Brooklyn Nights"; Manudigital delivered the constructive and synth-centric visual for "Ruff it Up" ft. General Degree; Arthur delivered the sensational new single "Sweet Memory"; Only Yours delivered the exhibitions of infinity with the single "Everlasting" from the upcoming Overrun release; Taliwhoah delivered the track field trekking track "Run Along"; Middle Kids delivered the lyric visual for the tear streaked sick styles of "Salt Eyes"; Nef The Pharaoh dropped the glamorous baller-life visual for "86" ft. Cuban Doll & ALLBLACK; Kelly Moran delivered a listen to the single "Helix" off the Warp Records album Ultraviolet; J Fernandez delivered a look and listen to the lyric video for cool, calm and collected cut "Common Sense" off the upcoming album Occasional Din available November 9 via Joyful Noise; Paige Stark from Tashaki Miyaki delivered the sweet and sentimental soaring single "Albatross"; Johnny Jewel's Zola Jesus remixes; Tyler, the Creator dropped the Cherry Bomb instrumentals; Andy Cook delivered the hazy visuals for "Run" from the Good Eye Records EP Modern Man; Vök delivered the dusk to dawning new single "Night & Day"; Shy Girls delivered the visual of praise and nature for "Hallelujah"; Daisybones delivered the upbeat and economic electro single "Choke" off the album Gold available November 9; Fool's Gold's Luke Top delivered the smooth sailing title track from the upcoming EP The Dumb Show via Grand Gallop and Org Music; Mr. Koifish delivered the hope hanging single "Hang Our Coasts"; Danielle Dahl delivered the intimate expressions of amour on "Love Song"; Lifestyles dropped the raving and railing new jam "Wail" off the split 7" with Meat Wave via No Trend Records; Dominique Tey, formerly of MAASAI, delivered the track of cathartic release with "Let It Out"; Neneh Cherry delivered the new suave single "Natural Skin Deep"; Escort delivered the snazzy and styling single "Slide"; The Theophilus London x Tame Impala connection continues; Usher and Zaytoven dropped "A"; Brian Eno and Kevin Shields shared "Only Once Away My Son"; Gunnar Gehl delivered the azul pop expressions with "Ocean Blue"; wifisfuneral delivered the aesthetics of attention with "The Art of Neglection" ft. Robb Bank$ produced by Cris Dinero; Tatiana DeMaria delivered the emotively charged single "Make Me Feel"; 88rising delivered a look and listen at the "All of Our Heads in the Clouds" visual; Friendly Fires dropped the new big jam "Heaven Let Me In" co-produced alongside Disclosure; Deal Casino dropped the singles "Cookman" and "Marley"; Mikky Ekko delivered the glamorous and artistic visual for "Cherish You"; Monteagle delivered the sweet and savory single "Master"; Chicago’s Axis: Sova, ft. Brett Sova, delivered the DIY performance cool visual for "Dodger" from Derek Weber featured off their album Shampoo You available November 16 via via God? Records; Oh Pep! delivered the earnest, expressive and exquisite single "Your Nail and Your Hammer"; Ty Segall covered The Dils’ “Class War” featured off the covers album Fudge Sandwich available October 26 via In The Red; Lowland Hum shared the visual for "Salzburg Summer"; Perhapsy (Derek Barber who is known for work with Madeline Kenney, Bells Atlas and Christopher Owens' Curls) delivered the sincere and sentimentally staggering single "The Curse is Getting Worse" off Kingdom Starlight Bliss via Porch Party Records; Editors delivered the dramatic and impassioned visual from Rahi Rezvani for "Cold" featuring dance moves by Drew Jacoby; Ian William Craig shared the expansive atmospheres of "The Last Wesbrook Lamen"; Kero Kero Bonito delivered the KKB DIY VHS visual for post-summer soaring "Flyway" off the album Time 'n' Place; Ten Fé presented a look at the visual for "Won't Happen" off the album Future Perfect, Present Tense available this March; Darkwing delivered the radical and raging song suite "Vicious / Who U R"; Tangerine (Marika and Miro Justad with Toby Kuhn) delivered their self-made shore-side glamorous visual for "Cherry Red"; OBB delivered the new fall frequencies of "Is This a Thing"; Eminem's Empire State performance of "Venom"; David Lynch's Festival of Disruption to feature a Twin Peaks VR experience; Lindsey Buckingham versus Fleetwood Mac; Fyre Fest bro sentenced to 6 years in prison; Taylor Swift got all political; Fabolous indicted on felony domestic violence charges; Sigur Rós percussionist accused of sexual assault; BØRNS accused of sexual misconduct; we remember the Records' John Wicks, Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, Charles Aznavour, Otis Rush, Jefferson Airplane's Marty Balin, Takehisa Kosugi, Leonard Cohen's posthumous poem about Kanye West; Kanye got really weird at the White House. imprint of prestige Atelier Ciseaux announced a hiatus; Big Ups announced a hiatus; and Frank Ocean is offering free merch to voters.

Keep up with all the buzz via Week in Pop’s news department.

Swimming through the fairest of the solstices & seasons

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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The fluorescent luster of summer

From following the raging northwest fires, the NRA's financial disarray, earthquakes, waves of violence in Chicago, while the drama on the executive level intensifies—Week in Pop is proud to present a wealth of buzz beyond the endless Möbius strips of infinitely scrolling news feed streams. Delivering just some of the top stories we're following, Gabi announced the anticipated new album Empty Me available October 5 via Double Double Whammy and delivered the awe-striking single "Whole With You" along with the grand visual directed by Kenna Hynes; Pussy Riot continue their campaign of international autonomy with their ode to the authorities and more on the visual for "Track About Good Cop"; My Bloody Valentine debuted yet another new song; Connor Youngblood shared the breathtaking Johannes Greve Muskat and Arman Harutyunyan video for "Los Angles" starring Kine Sophie Berntsen from the album Cheyenne available August 17 via Counter Records; Ross From Friends provided some throwback euro footage edited to serve as the visual for "Pale Blue Dot" off the upcoming Brainfeeder album Family Portrait available July 27; Boulevards delivered a summer-styled look at the Sheeraz Balushi visual for "Remedy" ft. vocals from Laura Reed; Cat Power introduced us to the new upcoming anticipated album Wanderer arriving October 5 through Domino; G-Eazy presented the Bay Area-boating visual for "Power" ft. Nef the Pharoah and P-Lo with his "Endless Summer" tour with Lil Uzi Vert in toe; Teddy Glass delivered the electric crooning jam "Lean On"; June West delivered the femme isle illustrations of "Island of Women" from the self-titled album debut available September 14 via Broken Circles; Odina delivered the meditative new single "I’ll Carry You" that resonates like a slow hovering acoustic fog of fancy; London's Earhart delivered the angst energy of "Achtung Heroes"; NUEX shared the visual for the perceptive pop points of "Eyes" off the debut Affectus EP; Atlanta's Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics presented the performance visuals for "Broken Woman" off the State of All Things album; Jackie Venson delivered the styling and super snazzy visual for the super guitar shredding single "Never Say Die"; Mocha Bands delivered the boss visual for the throne claiming "Longevity" via S5studios; Fred Thomas announced the new album Aftering! available September 13 via Polyvinyl, presenting the trippy and grand Jeffrey Freer visual for the anthemic and heavy "Good Times Are Gone Again"; Eves Karydas delivered the diligence of etiquette and decorum with the arty visual for "Couch"; Oakland's own super swinging outfit Van Goat presented the spirited Alex Mallonee visual for "Follow Me Under"; Whitney Ballen delivered the incredible, world sharking single "Rainier" off the album You're A Shooting Star, I'm A Sinking Ship available August 24 via Father/Daughter Records, Substitute Scene Records; Summer Magic shared some sun with the new single "Hey!"; Sarah Sharp shared the passionate and pointed single "Right Through Me" from the Dream EP and also shared the intimate floral adornment visuals for "Pieces"; Wild Rivers presented the visual for rural and rustic visual for the holistic "I Won't Be Back" off their Eighty-Eight EP; Pond shared the planetary pop cadences of "Burnt Out Star"; Chris Orrick shared the innovative and introspective single and Malcolm Critcher & Symeon Platts visual for "Self Portrait" produced by Nolan The Ninja off Ambrosia For Heads available July 19; Spooky Cool dropped the new anthemic single "Old Hair Mine" from the Every Thing Ever EP available August 3 through Citrus City Records; St. Humain delivered the pensive pop pronouncements of "The Thought of You"; Helena Deland delivered the new electro-evocative single "Claudion" from the upcoming Luminelle Recordings release; Trevor Powers presented the new psychically sentimental singles "Clad in Skin" and "Squelch" from the upcoming album Mulberry Violence available August 17 via Baby Halo; Brooklyn's Darkwing signed to Good Eye Records and delivered the visceral and super-shredding new single "Ignorant Ghost"; Andrew Bayer delivered the inspired intimate gazing single "Your Eyes" ft. Ane Brun; Detroit's Ladysse delivered the personal pop of passions and life pursuits via the Not the One EP; RYAN Playground, aka Genevieve Ryan Martel, delivered a listen to the skyward pointed econo-pop of "Pie In The Sky" feat. Robert Robert from the debut album 16/17 via Secret Songs/Last Gang Records; Notthingham artist Nina Smith delivered the spirited sprinting single "Run"; No Dry Country brought the homeland rippers with the album Pandhandle Music; LA's own C C C V L T S S S delivered the almost 10 minute ambient odyssey "Xiphos" via Possible Motive; Louise Cole presented the deck chilling visual for the meditative "Things" from Daniel Sunshine off the Brainfeeder album Time available August 10; Erik Deutsche presented the enchanted and magical Josh Clark animated visuals for "Falling Flowers" ft. Victoria Reed from the album LoHi; Pussy Riot also unleashed the latest arts of dissent with "КОШМАРЫ / NIGHTMARES" along with the vintage video game inspired "Pong!"; James Bay delivered the performance pop for the indulgent "Just For Tonight"; Chicago artist Appleby presented the reflective intimate moments recalled via the StripMall Productions visual for "Young Lost Love" from the Happiness EP available July 27 via Haight; Brother Reverend delivered word of the forthcoming re-release of their album The Tables Turn Too Often; Brooklyn's Parrot Dreams delivered the illuminating single "Light Goes (In MInes)" off the forthcoming album of the same name available August 24 via Good Eye Records; BUHU presented the imaginative and grand visual for the enlightenment seeking "La Truth" from Wayne Dalchau and Holly Bronko from the album Tenets available September 5 via FMF Records; The Growlers announced the new album Casual Acquaintances and their Beach Goth pop up; Illingsworth's album You’re No Fun will be available September 28 via Mello Music Group, sharing the single of learned wisdom and dislikes with "Peeves" ft. Open Mike Eagle; Ex Mykah presents the face, head and mind warping visual for "Faceless"; Spirit of the Beehive announced the album Hypnic Jerks available September 14 via Tiny Engines and delivered the rhetorical rad rocking inquiry of "can i receive the contact?"; Nef The Pharaoh announced The Big Chang Theory debut album available August 10, delivering the title track that spans settings from the classroom to the club; Love Thy Brother delivered the arresting pop single "Arrested" ft. Norma Jean Martine; Rae Isla delivered the powerful messianic proclamation that "Jesus Was a Woman"; The Cradle shared the beautiful new album Bag of Holding via NNA Tapes; Tired All the Time dropped the thrashy, trashy and flashy single "Bone Dry" off Be Well via Flag Day Recordings; Solomon Grey shared the Little Dragon remix of "The Game";

Neneh Cherry presented the marvelous Jenn Nkiru visual for the new single "Kong"; Daniel T. announced the upcoming album Heliotrope via Cascine with a listen to the summer sensational single "Heat-Wave"; Human Touch, aka Natalia Rogovin of Social Studies, delivered the might and majestic mega-ballad "Swan Song"; Stones Throw Records brought back their Dungeon Sessions featuring LA's Kiefer; Mr Eazi presented the inspired visual of creating and sharing agency with "Property" from the forthcoming Life is Eazi, Vol. 2 - Lagos To London; Varsity presented the swim meet visual for "A Friend Named Paul" from Mark Pallman & Amanda Speva off the second album Parallel Person; Austin's Galapaghost provided a preview of the forthcoming innovative DIY album Sootie; The Brevet presented the passionate pop of "So Long" from their upcoming album LEGS available this fall via Pretend City Records; XYLØ delivered the assertive new shut-down anthem "I Don't Want To See You Anymore"; Quickly, Quickly presented the anticipated Over Skies EP via Ta-Ku’s 823 Records; Steven Page presented the lyrical visual that lays the smack down on proponents of hate and intolerance with "White Noise" via Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II; Drake delivered the Karena Evans visual for "In My Feelings"; 6ix9ine delivered the colorful visual for "FEFE" ft. Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz; Tyler, the Creator presented the Paris posting visual for "Potato Salad" ft. ASAP Rocky; ADULT. announced the new album This Behavior available September 7 via Dais and delivered the visual for the new single "Perversions of Humankind"; DJ Khaled presented the visual for "No Brainer" ft. Chance the Rapper, Justin Bieber and Quavo; Ciara's "Level Up" visual featuring the ReQuest Dance Crew and choreographed by Parris Goebel and also delivered the remix for "Level Up" ft. Missy Elliot and Fatman Scoop; Charli XCX delivered the new jam "Girls Night Out" produced by SOPHIE and Stargate; Miguel dropped the new serpentine single "Python"; Protomartyr and Spray Paint collaborated on the track "Corinthian Leather"; Jungle announced the album For Ever along with the new cuts "Cherry" and "Heavy, California"; Tom Morello announced the new album The Atlas Underground available October 12 via Mom + Pop alongside the tracks "We Don't Need You" ft. Vic Mensa and the track "Battle Sirens" ft. Knife Party; Blood Orange presented the Dev Hynes-directed visual for "Jewelry" starring Janet Mock and the Crack Stevens video for "Charcoal Baby", all from the upcoming album Negro Swan available August 24; Yves Tumor dropped the single "Noid"; Black Thought of The Roots delivered the Trayvon Martin inspired single "Rest in Power"; Kristin Hersh delivered the earth shattering new single "No Shade in Shadow"; Iron & Wine announced the Weed Garden EP available August 31 via Sub Pop and shared the single "What Hurts Worse"; Yoko Ono announced the new album Warzone available October 19 presenting a listen to the timely title track; Migos remixed Rae Sremmurd's popular single "Swang"; Oneohtrix Point Never delivered visuals for "The Station" and "We'll Take It"; Sheck Wes delivered the sinewy and slapping new single "N----s Ain't Close" ft. Lil Yachty; Lil B freesytled over Drake's "In My Feelings"; Arctic Monkeys delivered the visual for "Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino"; Fucked Up announced their new album Dose Your Dreams available October 5 through Merge/Arts and Crafts with a listen to spirit raising new single "Raise Up Your Voice Joyce"; ZHU and Tame Impala delivered the visual for "My Life" starring Willow Smith; Kodie Shane shared the new single and animated visual for "Love & Drugz II" ft. Trippie Redd; Devon Welsh, fka Majical Cloudz announced the debut album Dream Songs available August 24 and delivered the visual for the single "By the Daylight"; Chvrches covered Kendrick Lamar's epic single "LOVE." and dropped the visuals for "Out of My Head" ft. Wednesday Campanella; Vanessa Carlton covered Elliott Smith's "Needle in the Hay"; The Prodigy announced the new album No Tourists available November 2 with a look at the Paco Raterta visual for "Need Some1"; Death Cab for Cutie provided a listen to the new single "I Dreamt We Spoke Again"; DRAM dropped the anticipated That's a Girls Name EP; Jlin announced Autobiography and shared the jagged and dazzling "The Abyss of Doubt"; Waxahatchee announced the new EP Great Thunder available September 7 via Merge and delivered the Christopher Good visual for "Chapel of Pines"; Jack White dropped the Jodeb visual for "Corporation"; Travis Scott dropped new jams; Danny Brown on "Detroiters"; more M.I.A. doc buzz; a reworked rendering of David Bowie's "Zeroes" emerged, as well as a long lost first demo that has also appeared and news of the David Bowie VR Experience; the return of Jean Luc Picard; Faun Family prepare to take on California; Kendrick Lamar appeared on 50 Cent's "Power"; GØGGS announced the new album Pre Strike Sweep and dropped the title track; Deafheaven delivered the visual for "Night People" ft. Chelsea Wolfe; Neko Case presented the surrealist Xan Aranda visual for "Curse of the I-5 Corridor" ft. Mark Lanegan; Laura Jane Grace's band Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers announced their debut album available this fall via Bloodshot Records; Vampire Weekend and Danielle Haim covered Thin Lizzy's "The Boys are Back in Town"; elusive Aphex Twin posters have emerged promoting the new Collapse EP; Drake is producing a new HBO show called "Euphoria"; alt-J delivered the Osean video for "In Cold Blood (Twin Shadow version)" ft. Pusha T; Lauryn Hill's Woolrich apparel line; Chief Keef's hologram tour; Spice Girls' new exhibition; G-Eazy's "Endless Summer Fund"; Sky Ferreira versus Soundcloud and and covered 'Til Tuesday's "Voices Carry"; Alaska Airlines' Sub Pop plane; Sensoria Festival buzz; Brandi Carlile announced the female fronted lineup concert destination event "Girls Just Wanna Weekend"; buzz for Rolling Loud Bay Area 2018; NYC's Panorama fest canceled; Cherry Glazerr called out sexism in the industry; R. Kelly's 19-minute convoluted and baffling confessional "I Admit It"; sexual assault reported at a Wrigley Field Foo Fighters concert; Mercury prize hype; we send warmest our warmest regards and support to Demi Lovato; Target's CBGB storefront fail; Phil Elverum's clandestine marriage to Michelle Williams; Lisa Prank versus Elon Musk beef has been squashed; Dasher are done; Diarrhea Planet announced their final shows; Hoops are on an indefinite hiatus; Trust Fund threw in the towel; Minus the Bear announced their break-up tour; and we celebrate the life and works of Sam Mehran, Jonathan Gold, Rick "Zombie Boy" Genest, Mark "The Shark" Shelton, John Maus's brother Joseph Scott Maus and Dr. Julia Yasuda.

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So Many Wizards presented a look at the performance art-pop visual from Steven Tralongo for the vision steeped single "Millipede"; DRÆMINGS haunted the hollow halls of summer symbiosis with their new single "Siamese Flame" via Plag Records; Lauren Turk presented the moving piano painted new single "See You Again"; Melbourne beat-smith Christopher Port delivered the dance path seeking single "Find a Way" from the forthcoming Future Classic / Pieater EP; Leah Kate delivered the lavish pop ode to "LA"; Amazon to LeFrak delivered the enthusiastic innovations of the New Optimism EP via Phantom Limb; FMB DZ delivered the anticipated release In My Bag; BROCKHAMPTON dropped the new jams "1997 DIANA" and "DON'T BE FAMOUS"; Brazilian artist Das Kope delivered the cool soaring and coasting new single that takes a smooth landing at "L.A.X."; Dâm-Funk shared the new snazzy synth and sun soaked single "In the City" from the forthcoming Architecture II EP available August 3 via Glydezone/SAFT18; Calvin Johnson announced the Patrick Carney-produced album A Wonderful Beast available October 12 via K Records, presenting a listen to the intimate invitations to "Kiss Me Sweetly" ft. Michelle Branch; Clearance delivered the anticipated album At Your Leisure via Topshelf Records; Beacon presented a look at the earnest and intimate Jacob Gossett & Danny Scales visual for the piano based ballad "Losing My Mind" via Ghostly; Echlo announced the debut album Echolocation available October 26 via Kowloon Records, sharing a look at the sensuous and expressive single and visual for "Got Me Drinking"; Seattle's Spesh made a splash with their top textural and shimmering single "Teflon" with word of their forthcoming debut album Famous World available September 28 through Killroom Records; Object as Subject presented the visceral visual for the potent powder keg that is "Removal" off the album Permission available August 17; Silent Rival presented the performance visual for "Just One Voice"; Robyn delivered the Danilo Parra visual for "Missing U"; Tim Hecker announced the new album Konoyo available September 28 via Kranky and delivered the single "This life"; Geographer remixed STRFKR's "Maps" with Being No One, Going Nowhere (REMIXES) available August 17 via Polyvinyl Record Co.; Anna Calvi delivered the intimate expressions of the title track off the upcoming album Hunter available August 31 via Domino; Magic Potion announced the new album Endless Graffiti available October 26 via PNKSLM Recordings with a viewing of the summer styled visuals for "Shock Proof"; The Mommyheads present the cataclysmic visuals of apocalyptic everything for "First Baby Born of Cosmic Rage" featured off the upcoming Soundtrack to the World's End available September 7; Dead Ceremony presented the title track of earnest illustrations and exchanges off the Heartache EP; Lina Tullgren presented a look at the Shane Beam-animated visuals for "Always Fine" ft. NTHNL; Arthur Moon presented the vintage city-streaked visuals of equality and justice for all with "Wait a Minute"; Exploded View presents the A. Henderson bike-riding visuals for the electro-synth simmering "Sleepers" from the forthcoming Obey available September 28 via Sacred Bones; KingJet presented the romantic summer inspired visuals from Alec Basse & Max Moore for "Lifeguard"; Vallejo's KiingRod dropped the track "Bank Roll" ft. YBN Nahmir off Just the Beginning; Justin Courtney Pierre announced the solo album In the Drink available October 12 via Epitaph sharing the visual of madness and mayhem for the mighty title track; Swearin’ announced their anticipated new album Fall Into the Sun available October 5 via Merge with a listen to the radical new single "Grow Into a Ghost"; Spiritualized presented the new awaited single "Here It Comes (The Road) Let’s Go" off the forthcoming album And Nothing Hurt available September 7; Interpol dropped "10"; Wild Nothing delivered the intense Nathaniel Axel & David MacNutt video for the epic new single "Letting Go"; Marlowe, L’Orange & Solemn Brigham, presented a look at the organic final frontier visual for "Things We Summon” from Alexander Thompson; L.I.YA., aka Kaya Stewart alongside Jamie Lidell, delivered the west coast dreaming economic audio beat of "California"; Phosphorescent announced the new album C’est La Vie available October 5 via Dead Oceans and delivered a listen to the jubilant and thoughtful single "New Birth in New England"; Delta Will delivered a listen to the evocative audio illustrations that comprise the new EP Multitudes I; Jade Bird delivered the new single "Uh Huh" via Glassnote Records; Joey Sweeney & the Neon Grease delivered the classic ballad "Polaroids on the Floor" off the upcoming album Catholic School; North London rising star Sasha turned on the electric emotive "Waterworks"; Cosmic Strip sent us all the celestial vibes with "Heavenly"; Lily Moore presented a look at the expressive day strolling visual for "I Will Never Be"; Millie Turner delivered the mad moving Marta Brodacka visual for "She Was a Dancer"; Bungalow from Amsterdam delivered the lovely sensuous electro essences of "Loving It"; Nah. presented the summer sun enriching single of intimate engagements "Vitamin D"; Tiffany Young presented the big production visual for "Over My Skin"; Minneapolis band Bad Bad Hats presented the video screen Dan Stewart visual for the cool feeling fun of "Nothing Gets Me High"; United Ghosts shared the paranormal cool coasting pop of "Ride Baby Ride" featured off the Saturn Days album available August 24 via Cleopatra; NEW_ID delivered the cool-clubbing remix of Matt Simons' single "We Can Do Better"; Ro Ransom presented a look at the visual for the hedonistic meditations titled "Floetry" ft. Kensei Abbot; Miss Eaves presented the bright Shanthony Exum visual for the self-image embracing jam "Kiss Kiss I'm Fabulous" from the forthcoming EP ME AF; France's Dusty Mush announced the new Slimer Records flexy disc The Ostrich Effect; Moses Sumney delivered the powerful and awakening "Rank & File" off the upcoming EP Black in Deep Red, 2014 available August 10 via Jagjaguwar; $uicideboy$ dropped the hard rolling "Carrollton" off the forthcoming I Want To Die in New Orleans available September 7; Drake's visual for "Nonstop"; YG dropped the bootcamp for ballers visual for the single "Handgun" ft. ASAP Rocky; Migos & DJ Durel dropped the sunny shoulder shaking vibes of "Hot Summer"; Elvis Costello and the Imposters announced the new album Look Now available October 12 via Concord with a listen to "Unwanted Number" and "Under Lime"; T Barz delivered a listen to the nation dominating freestyle "1998"; Dev Ray delivered the anticipated new single that emerges from all senses of obfuscation with "Can’t Hide" via Dangerbird's new MICRODOSE Series; Eldren delivered the pop designs of desires with "Still Want More"; Drake delivered the Karena Evans visual for "In My Feelings"

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The chrysalis of creative cultures

As the summer season's sun shines onward, our world continues to get weirder, the immigration battle continues, the 2018 World Cup concluded with France's big win—Week in Pop continues to keep you up to date with all the media-mania you may have missed. The latest news is that Soccer Mommy announced a tour supporting Kacey Musgraves, with a viewing of the grand Jonny Look video for the grandiose ballad "Scorpio Rising"; pop icon Jenn Champion released the anticipated album Single Rider via Hardly Art; S the Supplicant shattered the scholastic conventions with the sensuous disco of the little death "Aphrodite's School" off the Nicey Music concept release cycle Sex in Mechanicalville (see our interview exclusive here); Sports Coach delivered a listen to the spirit lifting river-rafter "tide rider" from the forthcoming Dream Sports EP available August 3 via Manimal Records; Future's Beastmode 2 broke records on the streaming charts; New Jersey pop institution Old Smile continues his unrelenting and unyielding streak of proliferation with the Falling Feeling EP; Glasgow's Fleet shared some rustic sentiments direct from the heart and world weary soul with "From Me To You" courtesy of In Black Records; also don't miss GOSH!'s emerald shining visual from Peter Nichols for "I'll Remember You" off their Nicey Music album Odyssey; Daddy launched a Kickstarter to help make the upcoming feature film Milkshake; Minneapolis ambient earth and element progenitors IE shared the moving meditations of "Amulet" off the Moon Glyph cassette Pome; Sara Marie Barron is prepping the album Sad, But True for release August 3 sharing a heart-pouring listen to the single "Does She"; Moonbeau dazzled, dazed and amazed with their freewheeling single "Hair So Wild" off their self-titled debut available September 7 via Old Flame Records; Ólafur Arnalds shared a warm look at the Thora Hilmars visual for "unfold" ft. SOHN off the album re:member available August 24; Rob Dickson delivered the earnest, subdued yet passionate power pop expressions of "Water Rushing In" off the album Looking Through Your Window; Orlando's own The 502s delivered the heart-penned and personal album of honest musings and expressions titled Because We Had To; Yungeen Ace delivered the Jacksonville representing David G visual for the block embracing "Jungle" ft. JayDaYoungan; The Ophelias delivered a look at the sporting football-focused visual for the beautiful single "General Electric" off the Joyful Noise album Almost; Lido Beach returned with a listen to the pop punk single "You Feel Hard" available July 27; Squadda B and Badluck delivered the East Bay atmospherics via Special Edition Instrumentals courtesy of Green Ova; Smino shared a remix of Drake's "In My Feelings" and "Coupe se'yearn" via the 4sport EP; Jay Rock delivered a viewing of the video-game styled Jack Begert and Dave Free visual for "ES Tales"; Jaden Smith delivered SYRE: The Electric Album via Instagram; Azealia Banks delivered the new sensational single "Treasure Island"; Acting Strange delivered the celluloid celebrity glam anthem "Hollywood" dedicated to tinsel-town decadence; HOLYCHILD presented the desires for solace with "Wishing You Away"; Madeline Kenney presented the Robert Kolodney office-space centered visual for the personal and whimsical "Cut Me Off" off the album Perfect Shapes via October 5 via Carpark; Kacey Musgraves presented a viewing of the office life anachronisms featured in the Hannah Lux Davis video for patriarchal hierarchy kingdom crasher "High Horse"; Tatiana DeMaria presented the truths and fallacies that informed the new single "London Don't Lie"; Marquee Mayfield presented the eccentric visual for the oddball romanticism of "Feelin' So Blue"; Utkarsh Ambudkar delivered the glamorous, reflective mind expansions of "Vanity" ft. Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, and The Olympicks; FMB DZ delivered the monetary-minded and wavy new single "Fast Money" off the upcoming mixtape In My Bag; Balako delivered the expressive and earnest single "Don't Give Up" via Greco-Roman; Ariana Grande delivered the feminist notions of deity with "God Is A Woman" off the upcoming album Sweetener; Houndmouth presented the anticipatory single "Waiting For The Night" off the upcoming album Golden Age; Marlowe, aka L'Orange & Solemn Brigham, delivered their Mello Music self-titled release; Lily Moore presented the assertive and reflective "I Will Never Be"; Tinashe delivered the expressive and evocative single of nostalgic pangs via "Like I Used To"; Henry Chadwick delivered the sweet and serene single "Bag of Chips" from the upcoming album available August 31; Tash Sultana presented a live rendering of the intimate illustrations heard on "Harvest Love" off the album debut Flow State available August 31 via Mom + Pop; Cape Cub delivered the evening embracing single "Moonglow"; Summer Magic delivered the sunny rocker "Hey!" from the forthcoming album Sharks and Other Danger available August 31; Nef The Pharaoh & 03 Greedo launched the Porter2Grape EP; Westerman shared the liquid asset indulgences of "Easy Money"; Alessia Cara presented a look at the self-made visuals for the earnest ballad "A Little More"; Transviolet presented the Patricia Gloum/Braw Haus visual for "Bad Intentions" about countering the the dubious intents and deeds of others; In The Valley Below delivered the vibrant chromatic visuals for "Desperate Dance” featured off the album The Pink Chateau available October 5 via Bright Antenna Records; The Dirty Nil presented the epic anthem of anguish and ecstasy with "Pain of Infinity" from the forthcoming album Master Volume; The Dill delivered the throwback summer glow of "Stop Time" ft. Max Kerman; Olivier St. Louis shared the universe trotting anthem "Wondering Wanderer"; The Cradle delivered the beautiful acoustic illustrations of "Cell Games and Beyond" off the album Bag Of Holding available July 27 via NNA Tapes; SF based/Slept On Records co-founder Nick Andre delivered the heavy singles "Guns" ft. Lateef the Truth Speaker and Hanni El Khatib along with "LA's on Fire" ft. Rob Sonic and Hanni El Khatib; The Cuban Brothers delivered the smack-down on xenophobia with the puppet-centric visual for "I Hate Hate"; Alan Sparhawk delivered a rollicking rhythm remix for Azalia Snail's "Field Rep"; Fauvely delivered the ebb and sea rising shoreline shared sentiments of "Tides"; Paulaa delivered the evocative and intimate expressions of "Fall In"; Sigrid delivered itinerary attentive energy of "Schedules" from the Raw EP; Cubicolor delivered the electric single "Counterpart"; Princess Nokia delivered the intoxicating Travis Libin co-directed visual for "Morphine"; peep the Chandler P of 12th St Media visual for THECLECTIK single of ecstatic discovery titled "I Found You" ft. Ze Rox and Jay Tablet; Frontperson, featuring Kathryn Calder of The New Pornographers, delivered the sunny and summery visual from Rob Leickner and Ryan Sudds for "Tick - Tock (Frontrunner)" off the upcoming self-titled available September 21 via Oscar St. Records; Meg Myers delivered a song about the toxic ties that bind with "Tourniquet" off the upcoming release Take Me To The Disco; Stronger Sex delivered the continuum of life with the expressive electro single "Dead Women" off the album There Is No Stronger Sex via BLIGHT. Records; No Mono delivered a listen to the evocative illustrations of "Fever Highs"; 

Abbi Press delivered the skating and free-wheeling visual made with Brian Vu and Breaking for the breathtaking single "Deep Breath" via CSCN; Teddy Glass delivered the grandiose single "Lean On" featured off their upcoming album Nights and Weekends available August 24; Chastity brought the Captured Tracks album Death Lust into the world; Dolores Haze doesn't want to see your "Banana" via the bright and self-assertive Saga West and Ville Gobi Andersson visual; Tom Ugly delivered the evocative single about adversaries and the like with the Noel Rodriguez and Jenny Chiu visual for "Villan"; The Chairman Dances announced the album Child of My Sorrow available September 7 via Black Rd Records with a listen to the grandiose single "No One Can Hurt You (Like a Friend Can Hurt You)"; Billy Moon presented an announcement of the forthcoming album Punk Songs available September 14 via Old Flame Records delivering the thrashing and banging singles "White Shoes" and "Dingus"; Iggy Azalea delivered the tookas-twerking visual for "Kream" ft. Tyga; MOLI delivered the cut of comforts and ease with "Comfortable"; Harrison Lipton cast the visual for the beautiful "Beacon" from the album Loveliness available May 18 through Yellow K Records; Sophie Meiers delivered the summer-smoked single "Something About You"; the iconic Tony Molina gifted the world recently with the sweet electric organ coasting single "Jasper's Theme"; Sao Paulo's Das Kope provided all the breathy insinuation and intimations of pure summer sun-stroked ecstasy with the single and visual for "Ready For Summer"; The Gloomies presented the album Romance courtesy of Thrill Me Records; United Ghosts delivered the oceanic swells with "Waves" off the album Saturn Days available August 24 via Cleopatra Records; Saul Williams shared the snazzy and sick rhythms and rhymes of "The Flaw You Worship"; King Who shared the melted melodies of "Ice Cream" off the Self Group album Giant Eye; PUSHER and Anjulie delivered the consciousness-lifting single and visual for "All We Can Do"; Valley Queen presented the gigantic constellation coursing wonder "Supergiant"; Gabrielle Sterbenz delivered a look at the intimate and interpersonal Fletcher Wolfe-directed visual for the evocative single "The Laundress"; Sense announced their Taste EP available October 19 via Nettwerk and shared the affinity expressions of "I Like It"; Ferentz and the Felons delivered the personal and earnest-hearted EP Hudson County; Jonathan Wilson presented the smoky street light streaked visual and single "Sunset Blvd" off the album Rare Birds; GRLwood delivered an exhibition of real and honest desires via the visual and single "Bisexual" off the release Daddy; Lemuria released the anticipated release Companion; LT Wade presented the grand ballad "We'll Never Be Those Kids Again" featured off the album Transient available July 27 courtesy of Dopeness Records NYC; World's Fair presented the new bossy new single "Dundas Street West" ft. Nasty Nigel, Cody B. Ware and Freaky Franz with the album New Lows arriving July 20 via Fool's Gold; benny blanco presented the Jake Schreier video for the reminiscent jam "Eastside" ft. Halsey and Khalid; Toronto's CMDWN delivered the saucy new single "Hit & Run" ft. Lil Wop off the forthcoming Atlanada 2; DeVotchKa gifted the world the new single "Straight Shot" with the announcement of the new album This Night Falls Forever arriving August 24 via Concord Records; Slothrust presented the laundromat gazing Josh Forbes visual for "Double Down" from the upcoming album The Pact available September 14 via Dangerbird Records; RYVOLI delivered the ethereal acoustic strung harmonies of their EP Theories; Elle announced the album Lover's Rock arriving this September with a look at the elevated and visceral visuals for "Better"; Cyril Hahn remixed EBHONI's single "OPPS"; Mac Miller announced thee new album Swimming available August 3 with a look at the visual for "Self Care"; Future Generations dropped the bright electro pop title track from their album Landscape available September 14; Dead Soft signed to Arts & Crafts with news of the upcoming New Emotion EP available in fall, sharing the electrified earnestness of "Kill Me"; Kin Hana delivered the atmospheric "Johnny" off of Au Sable via Black Meadow; The Veldt mesmerized yet again with the Yuko sueta visual for the earth and sea shattering single "Black and Blue"; behold the city strolling Travis Gogosian for GoodBaby Films visual for the uplifting "Probably Up" featured off Lawrence's forthcoming album Living Room available September 14; Samia delivered the scenes of solitude via the Tess Lafia visual for the earnest ballad of "Milk"; Honyock delivered the sentimental ballad "Heather" found off the upcoming El Castillo album available July 27; Sofi Tukker remixed Mr Little Jeans' single "Forgetter" with added rhythm-aided echoes and ambiance; Anderson .Paak delivered the remix for the track "Bubblin" ft. Busta Rhymes; The Coup delivered the righteous and radical new single "Oyahytt" ft. Lakeith Stanfield featured in Boots Riley's film Sorry To Bother You; The War and Treaty delivered that bridge between love and hate with the passionate pop of "Are You Ready to Love Me?"; MØ's album Forever Neverland will be available October 19 and delivered the solar-saturated single "Sun In Our Eyes" ft. Diplo; Whitney Ballen shared the endearing single "Go" off the album You're A Shooting Star, I'm A Sinking Ship from Father/Daughter available August 24; Save Face delivered their Epitaph album/visual album Merci; Creature Canyon delivered the inquiries of desire with "Did You Want That"; Jane Church shared the transportive Jono Bernstein, Abram Seaman and Matt Stevenson video for "This Here City" from the This Here City 7" available July 27 via Greenway Records, with a release show happening the same night at Our Wicked Lady in Brooklyn; Jake Shears shared the new single "Sad Song Backwards"; Metric delivered the weekend shaded super-pop single "Dark Saturday"; Pink Martini presented the powerful and iconic feminist anthem "I Am Woman"; Bay Area's own Garren Sean dropped the EP SUNDRIP; POLO & PAN presented the luscious Bleu Garou-animated visuals for "Canopée"; Boys Noize's Alex Ridha and Virgil Abloh dropped the Orvnge EP; Cruel Diagonals, aka Megan Mitchell, unveiled the album debut Disambiguation via Drawing Room Records; Oldermost shared the expressive new album How Could You Ever Be The Same? via AntiFragile; Jealous of the Birds presented the EP The Moths of What I Want Will Eat Me In My Sleep; Sophia Black delivered the fuego, smoke and flame of "Fire"; London's own CHILDCARE presented the Luckyucker EP; D.A. Stern covered "I Don't Know" and Jacuzzi Boys covered "Song For the Man" by the Beastie Boys via the split single Nosh Lately?: A Tribute to The Beasties Boys' Hello Nasty ahead of the iconic album's twentieth anniversary; Franz Ferdinand delivered the "Always Ascending" remixes; Mini Mansions delivered the cut of consistencies with "Works Every Time"; Denzel Curry presented the sideshow circus visual from Zev Deans for "Clout Cobain" off TA13OO; Lala Lala presented the cool carnival visuals for the even cooler cut "Destroyer" off the album The Lamb available in September via Hardly Art; Brodinski presented a look at the Pavel Brenner-directed visual for the wheel-gripping, hard rolling "Split" ft. Peewee Longway; Wiki presented the Ryosuke Tanzawa video for "Litt 15" ft. Your Old Droog;

Mary J. Blige presented the new affectionate single "Only Love"; Bon Iver’s own Justin Vernon with National’s Aaron Dessner are Big Red Machine, announcing their self-titled album available August 31 via PEOPLE; Bay Area's own Ah Mer Ah Su delivered the pursuit of something that is "Perfect" via the Roger Stack-directed visual off the debut album Star available July 27 via Dero Arcade; The Eye Of Time delivered the atmospheric and cinematic single "Foldings" off the album album Myth II: A Need To Survive available August 24 via Denovali Records; Vinyl Williams gave us the 360 treatment via the world immersive visual for "Aphelion" featured off the Opal; Vacation delivered the track "Deflector Head" from the forthcoming album Mouth Sounds #2699 available July 27 through Lets Pretend Records; Steven Moses delivered the release Love Me // Leave Me; Delhia de France released the echoing electronic hymns of Moirai EP through Robot Koch label Trees & Cyborgs; Sofia Reyes and Leroy Sanchez shared a viewing of an acoustic rendering for "1, 2, 3"; Paul Woolford remixed Hayden James' "Just Friends"; Tempesst shared the slow burning title track "Doomsday" featured off the upcoming EP of the same name; Honest Iago brought a boat of enchantment "Blue Fairy" found off the new album 29 Palms available July 27; La Force, featuring Broken Social Scene's Ariel Engle, announced the debut self-titled album arriving September 7 via Arts & Crafts with a listen to the expedient art thoughts of "Ready to Run"; LFZ announced the forthcoming release Name Plus Focus arriving July 20 via Castle Face Records, sharing a view of the consciousness melting visual for "Naturalistic" created by Wes Johansen; Louisville's own Quiet Hollers delivered an ode to dependencies with "Addicted"; Ciaran Lavery presented the intimate transformative Alexander Milo Bischof visual for "Bones 4 Blood" off the album Sweet Decay; Anne-Marie shared a backstage viewing of an acoustic performance of "2002" with Ed Sheeran; Giant Peach are currently on tour, sharing a view of their coastal dreaming visual for the lush and affectionate epic "Love Your Void" off the album But You Made Me Such A Beautiful Thing from Dead Broke Rekerds; More Giraffes delivered the a spirited performance of "Basement (Live in Highland Park)"; Ottawa's own Garçons delivered the delicacy and textile indulges of "Pink Dress" via Kitsuné; RL Grime delivered the single "Pressure" off the upcoming July 27 slated album NOVA; Jeremih and Ty Dolla $ign delivered "The Light" off the upcoming release Mihty; NOTHING delivered the visual for "Blue Line Baby" off Dance On The Blacktop available August 24 via Relapse; WHY? presented the jam "By Torpedo Or Crohn's (Dntel Remix)" with the Alopecia 10 Year Anniversary reissue available August 17 via Joyful Noise; Lord Huron shared the new singles "When the Night is Over" and a cover of Neil Young's "Harvest Moon"; Young Scooter delivered the regal remix "Jugg King" ft. Rick Ross & T.I. produced by Stack Boy Twuan; Couch Jackets presented the manic and meditative Rob Fitzgerald visual for "Don't Think Just Breathe" off the release go to bed available July 27; Moon Honey presented the stop-action creative visual of various faces and feelings from Jess Joy for "Mask Maker" from the album Mixed Media On Woman available September 4; Moon Honey presented the stop-action creative visual of various faces and feelings from Jess Joy for "Mask Maker" from the album Mixed Media On Woman available September 4; JPEGMAFIA unveiled the atmospheric and organic "Millennium Freestyle" ahead of a stateside and European tour; SAN CHA presented the rich and whimsical Graham Kolbeins visual for "Capricho del Diablo"; Kim Petras delivered the remixes for "Heart to Break"; Night Shop, Justin Sullivan from The Babies/Kevin Morby Band, announced the album debut In The Break available September 24 via Mare Records, alongside a viewing of the fun performance Kevin Gossett visual for "The One I Love"; BandGang delivered the single of solutions and solving matters with "Ain't No Problem" ft. SOB X RBE and ShredGang Mone off the upcoming tape In Too Deep; Kingdom dropped the new single "Getaway Kind" ft. Zalma Bour; The Buttertones shared a look at the performance captured Braedon Speakman visual for "Jungle"; Mirah provided a listen to the new single "Information" information featured off the upcoming album Understanding available September 7 via Absolute Magnitude; Parquet Courts announced the Wide Awake Remixes EP, sharing the Danny Krivit Re-Edit; Ian Svenonius' Escape-ism announced The Lost Record available September 7, sharing the Alexandra Cabral visual for "Nothing Personal"; Earth Girl Helen Brown presented the visual for "Set The Woods On Fire" via Four Satellites, Vol. 1 available July 20 via Empty Cellar Records / In The Red; Phantastic Ferniture delivered the single and visual for "Bad Timing" off the July 27 slated self-titled for Polyvinyl; Balloon Ride Fantasy presented a look at the mesmerizing video for "Arcadia" off the album BRF; Sean Henry shared a listen to the Double Double Whammy album Fink; Ólafur Arnalds presented a viewing of the piano-lead Matthias Maercks visual for "saman"; Champagne Superchillin' delivered the entrancing single "Gipsy Ferrari" off the Broken Circles release Beach Deep; Chris Stein of Blondie announced the upcoming photo book, POINT OF VIEW: ME, NEW YORK CITY, AND THE PUNK SCENE, slated for release in November; NNA Tapes tapes announced the NNA100 Centennial comp featuring artists like Guerrilla Toss, Tredici Bacci, Greg Fox, Olivia Block, Jefre Cantu Ledesma, Felicia Atkinson, Lea Bertucci and more available August 17; audiobooks delivered a look at the visual for "Hot Salt" via Heavenly Recordings; Holt 88 dropped the demented dance grooves via Hoo Dow EP; The Vamps delivered the visual for "Just My Type"; Astronauts, etc. shared the mind-melting beauty of "Shut My Mouth" off the Chaz Bear co-produced album Living In Symbol available July 27 via Company Records; We Were Promised Jetpacks signed to Big Scary Monsters; 2018 MTV VMA award buzz; the Deftones announced Dia de los Deftones happening November 3 at Petco Park; NYC's Les Poisson Rouge announced a one-night only concert tribute to Nico celebrating Nico, 1988 starring Marissa Nadler, U.S. Girls, Julie Byrne, Lizzi Bougatsos (of Gang Gang Dance and IUD), L'Rain and Tammy Faye Starlite; Paul Simon announced the new album In the Blue Light available September 7 via Legacy; Stephen Malkmus shared the acoustic rendering of "Solid Silk"; Bitchin Bajas announced their massive Rebajas boxset arriving in time for the holidays courtesy of Drag City; The Honey Toads changed their moniker to Akes; Suede released the new single "Don't Be Afraid If Nobody Loves You"; Lily Allen delivered the club-centric "Lost My Mind - Michael Calfan Respect Remix"; City Farm Presents announced Sequence Music Festival; YG got busted; we wish Glass Animals' percussionist Joe Seaward an expedient recovery; Offset versus his stylist; we remember Nancy Sinatra Sr.; and Pussy Riot crashed the World Cup Final party (resulting in Olga Pakhtusova's subsequent arrest, 15 days of jail and prohibited to attend sporting events for three years).

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