Harriet Brown is releasing a new album named Contact on April 21 via Innovative Leisure. The first single from the electro-pop artist and is called “Obsession”.
Maryn Jones of All Dogs, Saintseneca, and Yowler is recording old songs she wrote and posting them on Bandcamp periodically. Today she put up “Smiling”, a lovely acoustic song.
Speedy Ortiz have released their first material since Foil Deer. “In My Way” is part of the anti-Trump Our First 100 Days series which is releasing a new song everyday for the first 100 days of the administration. It’s classic Speedy Ortiz.
Indie electronic duo GEMS are releasing a new song every time there is a full moon this year (28.5 days). They sat down with Laura Studarus of Bandcamp for an interview about the project. Check out “Blow Out The Light” below:
Aadea has a new single called “River of Tears”. She describes the track as reflecting her”British upbringing as well as Nigerian heritage.” It is exactly that, a pop song that has a strong afrobeat inflection. Listen here.
Another member of The Internet is releasing a new album. Steve Lacy premiered the second single on Soundcloud today. It’s called “Dark Red” and is a plea for his significant other to stay. The new album Steve Lacy’s Demo will be released on 2/24.
Talaboman have returned with their slow-building electronic piece “Safe Changes”.
Albums Worth Streaming:
Label Tiny Engines continues to put out great records that mix indie rock and emo. The newest is Wild Pink who are releasing their debut album on Friday. Stream below.
Philadelphia musician Kaytee Della-Monica’s project No Thank You has a new album streaming. Jump Ship is full slow fuzzed up indie rock. Stream via GoldFlakePaint here.
Industrial rock outfit Xiu Xiu are releasing their 13th album. It’s called FORGET and can be streamed on Noisey.
Lana Del Rey has shared the video for her new single “Love”.
A Tribe Called Red, the massively important Canadian DJ trio that blends EDM and traditional First Nations music, have released a new video for a song from last years We Are Halluci Nation. The track is “Indian City”, which features First Nations drum group Black Bear.
Future shared the video for “Super Trapper”. It’s the first video from his new self-titled album.
Migos performed “Bad and Boujee” on Ellen.
Miami rapper Sylvan LaCue premiered the video today for his song “Best Me”. The track is from his album that was released last year, Far From Familiar.
Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday is today. Many are celebrating his talent and influence on the music world. One notable thing came from his daughter Francis Bean Cobain via Instagram.
Looks like there could be a new Chance the Rapper/Future collaboration soon. Chance put out two videos on instagram with the hashtag mypeak. In the second one he tagged Esco, Future’s DJ.
Riot Fest, the three-city punk festival, has failed to reunite another legendary punk act. Last year, they were able to get Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only of The Misfits to come together and headline each festival. This year they were hoping to do that with the Dead Kennedys but frontman Jello Biafra has declined the invitation. Guitarist East Bay Ray put out this statement via Facebook: “Dead Kennedys had a sincere invitation to play a reunion show at Riot Fest in Chicago this fall. Jello Biafra turned it down. Klaus Flouride, DH Peligro and I were looking forward to doing it.”
Stereogum has compiled a few tweets that have videos of Alex Trebek reading the hints for the “Let’s Rap, Kids!” category on tonight’s Jeopardy. If you need a laugh, check it out here.
Calvin Harris has teased a collaboration between him, Frank Ocean, and Offest of Migos. Someone ripped the videos from Snapchat and put it on Youtube.
Feature in Noisey on the North Carolina based sullen indie pop/emo duo Elvis Depressedly. The article is an interesting read about their identity and how it reflects the southern United States. The article is written by Rachel Grace Almeida and is titled How Elvis Depressedly Captured the American South’s Conflicted Identity. Read here.
The boxing match between Soulja Boy and Chris Brown is off apparently. Soulja Boy released a series of tweets today saying Brown no longer wanted to fight. More info on this ridiculousness here.
Roger Waters of Pink Floyd told Euronews he is considering performing The Wall on the boder between U.S. and Mexico as a protest to Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. More info here.
According to NME, The 1975 will be premiering a new song tomorrow night (2/21) on BBC Radio 1. More info here.
The Weeknd has announced Rae Sremmurd will be part of his Legend of the Fall North American tour. It was already announced Belly and 6lack would be joining him. Dates below:
Clark, fresh off of announcing his new album Death Peak and releasing the first single “Peak Magnetic”, has announced a world tour with Com Truise. Dates here.