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Candy, Pool Kids, Ghostface/Raekwon, La Luz and more

So many artists, so many songs, so little time. Every week we review a handful of new albums (from all genres), collect even more new music that we’d call “indie”, and talk about what metal is coming out. We post music news, track new releases and more throughout the day. We update a weekly playlist of some of our current favorite tracks. Here is a daily roundup with lots of interesting newly released songs in one place.

CANDY – “FUCKING WORLD”

Candy has shared the third single from her long-awaited new LP heaven is here, and this is the most straight forward hardcore song released from the album so far, but still with a jagged, noisy edge. It is another very promising tattoo.

POOL KIDS – “I HOPE YOU’RE RIGHT”

Yesterday, Florida emo band Pool Kids announced a tour opening for Origami Angel, and today they shared the second single from their upcoming self-titled LP. Like lead single “That’s Physics, Baby,” this one finds the band leaving their emo punk roots behind in favor of polished indie pop.

CONAN – “LEVITATION DECEPTION”

British doomers Conan have announced a new album, evidence of immortalityout August 19 via Napalm Records, and they sound as tough as ever on new single “Levitation Hoax.”

PETROL GIRLS – “PRdicadoras”

British punks Petrol Girls have shared a new song from their upcoming LP Babyand it’s another rage that vocalist Ren Aldridge says is “my way of getting back into this sermonizing, holy, holier vibe that you sometimes get in radical left communities.”

THE DEER – “WON’T RECOGNIZE ME”

Indie folk/dream pop band The Deer have announced a new album, The beautiful undead, due September 9 through Keeled scales. Lead single “I Wouldn’t Recognize Me” is driven by a guitar tune that borrows more than a little from Neil Young’s “Hey Hey, My My” and is a beautiful, airy song that frontwoman Grace Rowland calls a letter to his youth. oneself.

BEEHIVE – “HOW TO DO IT”

Minnneapolis crust/D-beat band HIVE have announced a new LP, spiritual poverty, out August 19 via Translation Loss, is a hard, metallic ripper that the guitarist/vocalist says is “about the relationship between master and slave in the American political system.” Hear it on No Echo.

JOE ARMON-JONES & ASHEBER – “NO GUNS”

British jazz musician and Ezra Collective member Joe Armon-Jones takes a reggae direction with new song “No Weapon,” a song created to honor the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire that took place five years ago. , with the voice written and performed by Niles. ‘Asheber’ Hailstones, a resident of the affected area. There is also a Jerry Lionz dubbed version.

LSDXOXO – “DEMONS” (ft. EARTHEATER)

Pop experimentalists LSDXOXO and Eartheater have teamed up to create a new song, and it’s as eccentric and oddly engaging as you’d expect from these two.

GHOSTFACE KILLAH & RAEKWON – “WE DON’T COME TO LOSE”

The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Shredder’s Revenge The game comes out Thursday (6/16), and the soundtrack will feature this loud, sassy, ​​and fun new song from Wu-Tang members Ghostface and Raekwon.

BLACK MAGNET – “FLOATING INTO NOTHING”

Industrial act Black Magnet have announced their second album, body prophecydue out July 29 via 20 Buck Spin, and lead single “Floating In Nothing” is dark, caustic and loud, but still with bright underlying melodies that make it stick immediately.

GWENNO – “ANIMA”

“Anima”, the latest seductive single from Gwenno’s upcoming album treasure comes with an appropriately animated Ted Davies video that is mind-expanding. “Influenced by 1960s animation collage art (Yellow Submarine, Fantastic Planet), I envisioned iterations of Gwenno traversing the world of Anima and the unconscious, reconciling the known and the unknown throughout the piece,” he says. Ted. “It animated fluidly with little planning, merging found footage with collage cutouts and 2d animation sporadically, allowing the narrative to find its way to a natural crescendo and conclusion.”

THE LIGHT – “SAN FERNANDO BLUE SHADOWS”

Here’s the B-side of La Luz’s new single, “Endless Afternoon”, which is the most surfy and explicit thing this band has done in a long time, by way of “Hazy Shade of Winter”.

SIMPLE MINDS- “VISION THING”

Scottish rock greats to release new album direction of the heart in October. “How do you make an ‘Electro-rock’ record that makes you feel good at the worst of times?” asks frontman Jim Kerr.direction of the heart is the result of that challenge. Who would have thought we would have so much fun creating it? The first single finds them still in excellent widescreen form.

NINA NASTASIA – “AFTER”

Nina Nastasia’s first album in 12 years, riderless horse, is due out July 22 via Temporary Residence, and the latest single is the haunting, acoustic “Afterwards.” “I don’t believe in ghosts…until now, but the dead can stick around for a long time,” says Nina. “They can tell you what to do and stop you from doing it. I have no interest in finding out that ghosts exist. In fact, I hope they don’t. Things are complicated enough already.”

JAYWOOD – “SHINE” (FT. MCKINLEY DIXON)

“I don’t think I’ve ever felt really activated or militant as much as I did in the summer of 2020,” says Jeremy Haywood-Smith, speaking of this new single from JayWood. “It was an exhausting time but I wanted to try to do something to comment on everything that was going on. As soon as the idea of ​​doing a hip hop song came up, I knew I had to get McKinley. [Dixon] in that. The way he writes is so wild that I felt inspired to do something on that level as well.” JayWood Album Sling out July 15 via Captured Tracks.

ART MOORE – “A DIFFERENT LIFE”

Art Moore, the trio of Boy Scout bandmates Taylor Vick and Ezra Furman, Sam Duerkes and Trevor Brooks, will release their self-titled debut on August 5 via ANTI-. “A Different Life” revels in a dreamy, melancholic vibe. “A Different Life was inspired by the experience of daydreaming about another version of your life,” says Vick. “I can easily get caught up in the imaginary worlds in my head, overwhelmed by the endless possibilities and versions of me that exist within them. But what fascinates me the most is the parallel version to this one, the one with just a few differences. o improvements. This song is about the experience of longing for that not-so-distant possibility.”

DENDRONS – “WAIT IN LINE”

Chicago band Dendrons to release new album 5-3-8 on August 26 via Innovative Leisure. The new single “Wait in Line” is curt and contemplative. Singer/guitarist Dane Jarvie says it “is influenced by ‘The Lottery in Babylon,’ a short story by magical realist author Jorge Luis Borges. It’s about the role that chance supposedly plays in life and a political and socioeconomic system that operates and revolves around that variable as dogma, followed by its subsequent corruption. In many ways, it’s a critique of the human tendency to claim dominance over nature and capitalize on it anyway.”

USELESS USERS – “I AM FORTEN WRECK”

Useless Eaters is made up of members of indiepop bands Action Painting!, Secret Shine and Even As We Speak and they make music with a more aggressive sound than you’d expect from that pedigree and which you can hear on this single. his album, We are allcomes out July 3.

FREEDY JOHNSTON – “MADELINE’S EYES”

Veteran singer-songwriter Freedy Johnston to release his ninth album back on the road to you in September and features appearances by Aimee Mann, Susanna Hoffs and more.

ΣTELLA – “NOMAD”

Greek artist Σtella releases her first album for Sub Pop this week and here’s one more test before it all goes down. The video for “Nomad”, shot aboard a fishing boat, perfectly fits the wandering spirit of the song.

DRY CLEANING – “DON’T PRESS ME”

British band Dry Cleaning will release their second album, enhancement, in October via 4AD. Here is the first single.

CONCERNS – “RICOCHET”

Calgary band Preoccupations will release their fourth album, Preparations, on September 9 via Flemish Eye. Here is the first single.

THE SOFT MOON – “HIM”

Luis Vásquez is back with exists, their first album as The Soft Moon in four years, due out on September 23 via Sacred Bones. She made the album after leaving Berlin and moving to Joshua Tree, CA during the lockdown. “I always complained that I never had enough freedom to do everything I wanted,” Vasquez says. “This time, I literally had everything at my disposal.”

JACKET – “GLASGOW”

British duo Jockstrap (Georgia Ellery and Taylor Skye) will release their debut album, i love you jennifer b, in September through Rough Trade. Here is the first single.

DELETED – “BASED ON A TRUE STORY”

He’s just the smallest of the likes on Erasure’s unusual new album.

PSYCHIC ILLNESSES AND GIBBY HAYNES – FRKWYS 4.5

Based on a six-hour impromptu jam between Psychic Ills and Gibby Haynes of the Butthole Surfers from 2009, the music has finally been edited down to album length and is due out in July. Listen to three tracks now.

CLUTCH – “WE STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE”

Clutch has confirmed that a new album is on the way and shared this new song. Read more here.

TITUS ANDRONICUS – “WE ARE BACK” (COVER BY COCK SPARRER)

Titus Andronicus is making a comeback, with a cover of Cock Sparrer’s “We’re Coming Back,” and you can read more about it here.

JULIA JACKLIN – “I WAS NEON”

Julia Jacklin has released “I Was Neon”, the second single from her upcoming album PRE PLEASURE. Read more about it here and get the album on white vinyl.

ENUMCLAW – “JIMMY NEUTRON”

PacNW’s emerging indie rockers Enumclaw have finally announced their debut album, save the baby, and shared the new single “Jimmy Neutron”. Read more about it here.

HIGH VIS – “FEVER DREAM”

British britpop/baggy punks High Vis have announced their new album, Mixture, along with the release of the second single “Fever Dream”. Read more about it here.

LIZZO – “GRRRLS”

Lizzo has shared a new version of her most recent single after facing criticism for using a “bad word” in the original version.

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