Pote/Damon Albarn, Bruiser Wolf/Danny Brown, Zao, more

Pote/Damon Albarn, Bruiser Wolf/Danny Brown, Zao, more


So many artists, so little time. Every week we review a handful of new albums (of all genres), spherical up much more new music that we’d call “indie,” and speak about what metal is coming out. We submit music news, track premieres, and more all day. In these concertless occasions, that features daily livestreams and live concert videos we love. We replace a playlist weekly of a few of our present favourite tracks. Here is a each day roundup with a bunch of fascinating, newly launched songs in a single place.

HELLISH FORM (mem BODY VOID, KEEPER) – “SHADOWS WITH TEETH”

Not solely is Willow Ryan releasing a new album with Physique Void this yr, she’s additionally releasing an album with Hellish Kind, the Vermont-based musician’s bi-coastal duo with California’s Jacob Lee of Keeper (who put out a split with Body Void final yr). It is referred to as Stays and due June 25 by way of Translation Loss, and first single “Shadows With Enamel” is a cathartic piece of glacial-paced doom. Pay attention and browse extra at Invisible Oranges.

MUSTAFA – “ALI”

Toronto singer/songwriter Mustafa started breaking by after collaborating with The Weeknd, and he is simply as influenced by The Weeknd’s ethereal R&B as he’s by folks singers like Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and Richie Havens. His music can be extremely impressed by his Muslim background, and that every one comes by on “Ali,” the brand new single off his upcoming debut venture When Smoke Rises, which options contributions from Jamie xx, James Blake, Sampha, and Frank Dukes and arrives on Could 28 by way of Mustafa’s personal Regent Park Songs.

DAMON LOCKS & BLACK MONUMENT ENSEMBLE – “KEEP YOUR MIND FREE”

Damon Locks & Black Monument Ensemble have shared the second single off their anticipated new album NOW (due 4/9 by way of Worldwide Anthem). It is a groovy avant-jazz tune that includes some lead vocals, and it was impressed by psychological well being throughout the pandemic.

KIPP STONE – “FAYGO BABY” (ft. CHUCK STRANGERS)

East Cleveland rapper/producer Kipp Stone will launch a brand new EP, Faygo Child, on Could 11 by way of Closed Periods. It options the Statik Selektah-produced “Manic,” in addition to the just-released title observe, produced by D’Artizt and that includes Chuck Strangers. It is a very interesting dose of psychedelic rap.

BLESSINGS – “A BELLY FULL OF STONE”

Sweden’s Blessings will launch new album Biskopskniven on Could 21 by way of Pelagic, and lead single “A Stomach Stuffed with Stone” occupies the interesting center floor between sludgy post-metal and caustic post-hardcore.

CAKE POP – “BLACK RUM”

Cake Pop, the venture of 100 gecs’ Dylan Brady and collaborators together with Aaron Cartier, Ravenna Golden, Lewis Grant, Pritty, Robel Ketema, Kevin Bedford, and Adam Newcomber, have introduced a brand new album, Cake Pop 2, due out Could 14 by way of Mad First rate. The primary single is “Black Rum,” a hyperpop observe with slickly autotuned vocals.

FLOCK OF DIMES – “ONE MORE HOUR”

“This tune is about getting misplaced in a fantasy– of one other life, of another person, or of a distinct model of your self,” says Jenn Wasner of the ethereal “One Extra Hour” from Flock of Dimes’ upcoming album. “And it is in regards to the methods through which a mixture of nostalgia and longing could make imagining the previous or dreaming in regards to the future a lot extra interesting than no matter current actuality we occur to be inhabiting.” Head of Roses is out Friday by way of Sub Pop.

BEACHY HEAD (SLOWDIVE, CASKET GIRLS) – “ALL GONE”

Beachy Head, the brand new group that includes members of Slowdive, Casket Women, Flaming Lips, and extra, have shared a second single from their upcoming debut album. “All Gone” is moody and darkish, transferring slowly within the mist. Beautiful.

DU BLONDE – “ALL THE WAY” FT. RIDE’S ANDY BELL

Lately Beth Denims Houghton information below the identify Du Blonde and can launch Homecoming that is out Friday. There are a selection of visitor on the album, together with Shirley Manson, Ezra Furman and, on this anthemic single, Experience’s Andy Bell on bass

JUAN WAUTERS – “ESTÁS ESCUCHANDO” FT DAVID AGUILAR

Juan Wauters’ new album Real Life Situation is loaded with visitor stars, together with Grammy-nominated Mexican singer-songwriter El David Aguilar. This sunny observe incorporates a very cute, ’70s-style animated video by Juan Molinet. “Take pleasure in this piece impressed by the basic sing-a-long movies for teenagers, which inserts completely properly with this catchy and chirpy tune by Juan and David, full of excellent vibes and unattainable to take out of your head,” says Molinet. “The colour and elegance additionally helps paint an image of a breezy stroll across the park, the right setting for whistling this tune away! A lot love!”

POTÉ – “YOUNG LIES” (FEAT. DAMON ALBARN)

Paris-based artist Poté (aka Sylvern Mathurin) has labored on information by Little Dragon, Gorillaz and extra is is gearing as much as launch A Tenuous Story Of Her, which would be the first album launched on Bonobo’s Outlier imprint. The album options Pierre Kwenders, INFAMOUSIZAK and Damon Albarn on the album’s first single, “Younger Lies.”

LUCY GOOCH – “RAIN’S BREAK”

Bristol, UK’s Lucy Gooch will launch the Rain’s Break EP on June 25 by way of Fireplace, which shall be her first file for the label. The title observe is dreampop that spans broad just like the horizon and was impressed by the monsoon scene in basic Powell & Pressberger movie Black Narcissus. “That tremendous custom in early movie of utilizing climate to mirror the character’s emotional journey – it appears cliched now however on the time it was revolutionary,” says Lucy. “That is my try at attempting to recreate the sensation of whole give up to drama, of one thing completely sensual.” It comes with a hanging video by Derrick Belcham (Ryuichi Sakamoto, Laurie Anderson, Max Richter, Julianna Barwick) that includes dancer Stephanie Crousillat.

WOMBO – “DREAMSICKLE”

Louisville, Kentucky trio Wombo has signed with Fireplace Discuss Information who will launch the Keesh Mountain EP by way of the label on Could 28. The fist single is a driving, punky and catchy indie rock quantity titled “Dreamsickle.” The band say it is “in regards to the irritating but comforting fact that nobody can ever see or really feel precisely what you expertise in a dream. How no quantity of explaining may be accomplished to place a picture out of your dream into another person’s thoughts. The visible was roughly primarily based off ‘A Journey to the Moon.’ We wished a whimsical video that enhances the dreamy feeling of the lyrics. Additionally we wished one thing that seemed very tactile with the textures of the materials and clouds to really feel like a youngsters’s story guide.”

SONS OF RAPHAEL – “REVOLUTION”

UK duo Sons of Raphael will launch Full-Throated Messianic Homage on Could 21 by way of As a result of Music. They have been engaged on the album for seven years and it was blended by the late Phillipe Zdar (Phoenix, Beastie Boys, Cat Energy) at his Motorbass studio in Paris. New single “Revolution” has shades of MGMT and comes with a really cinematic video. “The wild horse of revolution is named for as we attempt to liberate ourselves from a future morally-oppressive society ‘the place killers and messiahs are equivalent twins,’” say the band. “As it’s written in The E-book of Proverbs: ‘A pal loves always however a brother is born to assist when hassle comes’; that is the nerve centre of our new music video for ‘Revolution’. It captures ‘how good and the way nice it’s when brothers dwell collectively in unity.’”

MOONTYPE – “STUCK ON YOU”

Chicago’s Moontype will launch their debut album, Our bodies of Water, this Friday by way of Born Yesterday. Get a style now with terrific new single “Caught on You” which is jangly and highly effective, with a robust melodic hook (and beautiful harmonies). “This tune is a few crush I had on somebody who had damage my pal and actually didn’t deserve that sort of love from me,” says singer/bassist Margaret McCarthy. “It took me a very long time to lastly come to phrases with what had been in entrance of me the entire time, that this individual was not price eager for. Regardless of the topic, it’s actually a jaunty tune, and it feels actually joyful each time we play it now.”

FRANCIS LUNG – LONESOME NO MORE”

Former WU LYF member Francis Lung has a brand new LP, Miracle, due out June 18 by way of Memphis Industries. New single “Lonesome No Extra” has a melancholy, orchestral sound, and Lung instructed Flood Magazine, “The title comes from a science-fiction novel through which each household in America is assigned an prolonged household to remedy a loneliness epidemic. After I thought of loneliness as one thing personified, it appeared to be like a pal or a lover who’s a nasty affect. Somebody that encourages you to really feel sorry for your self, makes you need to drink extra, however on the identical time, somebody you simply can’t keep away from. The tune to me is sort of a farewell to a way of thinking that I fall again into all too simply.”

BITE ME BAMBI – “LIKE THAT”

Orange County ska-pop-punks Chew Me Bambi have adopted up their very good debut EP Hurry Up and Wait with a brand new single, “Like That.” It is as shiny and catchy as something on the EP, and the Chris Graue-directed video performs off the lyrical themes with a cheeky revenge story.

ZAO – “THE FINAL GHOST”

Metalcore vets Zao have shared the third single off their first album in 5 years, The Crimson Corridor. Just like the earlier two, it finds the band’s crushingly heavy sound in nice type.

BRUISER WOLF – “I’M A INSTRUMENT” (ft. DANNY BROWN)

Danny Brown’s Bruiser Brigade label proceed their onslaught of 2021 releases with their third venture of the yr, Bruiser Wolf’s Dope Sport. J.U.S. and Fats Ray, who every beforehand launched an album on Briuser Brigade this yr, seem on the album, and nearly the entire thing was produced by Raphy (besides the final tune, produced by Knxwledge). Just like the earlier albums, Danny govt produced and he makes certain to look on a observe, “I am A Instrument.” Danny brings star energy to the observe, nevertheless it’s onerous to maintain your ears off Bruiser Wolf. “No person seems like this, I obtained my sound, I am a instrument,” he raps. And, yeah, it’s totally true.

DORDEDUH – “DESCANT”

Negură Bunget offshoot Dordeduh have shared one other tune off their first album in eight years, Har, due 5/14 by way of Prophecy Productions. Just like the earlier single, it is a hard-to-pin-down providing of melodic folks steel.

MARK MALLMAN – “FOR LOVE I WILL LET LOVE GO”

Minnesota cult musician Mark Mallman will launch Happiness, his first album in 5 years, on April 9. It is a companion to his memoir, The Happiness Playlist: The True Story of Therapeutic My Coronary heart With Really feel-Good Music. “That is the ultimate observe from the disappointment facet of the Happiness album when real love finds somebody new,” says Mark of this tune. “Love is an settlement. Honor the settlement, even when it prices tears.”

ST. LENOX – “DELIVERANCE”

Korean-American artist Andrew Choi introduced a brand new album as St. Lenox, Ten Songs of Worship and Reward for Our Tumultuous Occasions, due out June 11 by way of Don Giovanni Information. The primary single, “Deliverance,” ought to enchantment to followers of The Maintain Regular. “I’m not notably non secular, however I grew up in a spiritual family,” Choi says. “I take note of what’s taking place, and it’s bizarre seeing the flip it has taken over time, from a distance. I perceive why folks have moved away from the church. However on the identical time, I additionally perceive why persons are non secular. These songs are me coping with faith, however probably not in a important or unfavorable means. As an alternative, I would like the music to assist folks keep in mind the hopeful feeling that I remembered, once I was rising up within the church. If that’s the place to begin, then possibly folks can see themselves being non secular once more. Possibly I can see myself being non secular once more. I’m undecided.”

JULIANNA BARWICK, DAN DEACON, MADAME GANDHI & MORE – EXPLORATIONS IN ANALOG SYNTHESIS

Bonobo, Julianna Barwick, Dan Deacon, Ela Minus, Madame Gandhi, Peter CottonTale, and Martial Canterel have contributed new songs to an EP the place they used Moog’s new Sound Studio line synthesizers.

BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT – “PAINT THE SKY WITH BLOOD”

Kids of Bodom offshoot Bodom After Midnight have shared the title track to their upcoming Paint the Sky with Blood EP. It is the primary tune to be shared from the EP, which was made earlier than frontman Alexi Laiho handed away earlier this yr at age 41. “Like ourselves, Alexi was past stoked about these songs and anxious to get these out, so we’re joyful that we will fulfill his want,” say the band.

BEAK> — “OH KNOW”

Beak> (Geoff Barrow, Billy Fuller, Will Younger) are again with this new tune initially launched for competition NRMAL’s YouTube present. “Oh Know” is the sort of killer komische banger that Beak> focus on, mixing dubby dread with a fab beat. It comes with a superb and peculiar video, made by Canada’s Echo Panda movies who additionally did the video for Beak>’s 2019 single, “The Gaol.”

DRY CLEANING – “UNSMART LADY”

Dry Cleansing launch their debut album, New Lengthy Leg, this week by way of 4AD and so they’ve simply share one final single earlier than the entire thing drops. “Unsmart Lady” is a grungy rocker whose sludgy riffs are counterbalanced by vocalist Florence Shaw’s bone-dry lyrical supply. The video was shot in a carpet retailer — guess a dry cleaners wasn’t obtainable.

ANGEL OLSEN – “IT’S EVERY SEASON (WHOLE NEW MESS)”

This alternate version of “Whole New Mess” was recorded throughout Angel Olsen’s All Mirrors classes and seems on her upcoming Tune of the Lark and Different Far Reminiscences field set.

GARBAGE – “THE MEN WHO RULE THE WORLD”

Alt-rock lifers Rubbish have introduced their first album in 5 years — and seventh general — No Gods No Masters, and lead single “The Males Who Rule the World” is a protest tune attacking “the rise of capitalist short-sightedness, racism, sexism and misogyny internationally” with some percussive, Prince-like funk guitar and an anthemic refrain that seems like basic ’90s Rubbish. Learn extra here.

SEEYOUSPACECOWBOY & IF I DIE FIRST – “BLOODSTAINEDEYES”

Publish-hardcore/metalcore bands SeeYouSpaceCowboy and If I Die First are releasing a cut up, and it contains this collaborative tune/video, which is probably the most late 2000s Myspace/Sizzling Matter-looking and sounding factor on this planet however feels new and thrilling. Learn extra about it here.

COMPLTR – “EVERYTHING YOU WANTED”

Along with main the Oakland post-rock band Unconditional Arms and enjoying the guitar within the emo-pop band The American Scene, Jeff Wright additionally stays busy together with his indie rock band Compltr. Having final launched the only “Flush” in 2019, they’re now again with a brand new one, “The whole lot You Needed.” Learn extra about it here.

HEAVY TEMPLE – “THE MAIDEN”

Philly psych-doom trio Heavy Temple have introduced their debut album for Magnetic Eye, and you’ll learn extra in regards to the lead single here.

OH THE HUMANITY! – “NEVER WORSE”

Oh The Humanity! normally make each fast-paced melodic punk/hardcore rippers that take affect from bands like A Wilhelm Scream, Strike Wherever, Propagandhi, and Strung Out, however they exhibit a distinct facet on third single “By no means Worse,” which is nearer to the slower, emo-tinged facet of The Lawrence Arms and Sizzling Water Music. You may learn extra about it here.

SONS OF KEMET – “HUSTLE” (ft. KOJEY RADICAL & LIANNE LA HAVAS)

UK jazz chief Shabaka Hutchings stays insanely prolific. Having launched a brand new Shabaka and the Ancestors album final yr and a Comet Is Coming album the yr earlier than that, he is now again with a brand new Sons of Kemet album, Black To The Future, due in Could. The primary single options UK rapper Kojey Radical on lead vocals with backing by Lianne La Havas. Learn extra about it here.

WAVVES – “SINKING FEELING”

Wavves are again with their first tune in 4 years and first launch for Fats Possum since King of the Seashore, and it abandons their ordinary snotty punk in favor of breezy, psychedelic folk-pop. Learn extra about it here.

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