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Biggie, Four Tet, Quavo & Takeoff of Migos, more

So many artists, so many songs, so little time. Every week we review a handful of new albums (from all genres), round up even more new music we’d call “indie” and talk about what metal comes out. We post music news, track premieres and more all day. We are updating a weekly playlist of some of our current favorite tracks. Here is a daily summary with a bunch of interesting and recently released songs in one place.

KH (FOUR TET) – “WATCHING YOUR PAGER”

Four Tet’s Kieran Hebden has released a new song under his KH moniker, and it’s a buzzy, punchy song built around a lifted snippet from 3LW’s 2000 single “Baby I’ma Do Right.”

THE NOTORIOUS BIG – “GOAT” (ft. TY DOLLA $IGN & BELLA ALUBO)

Biggie would have turned 50 on Saturday, and many celebrations are planned for the occasion. Additionally, a new posthumous song was released (endorsed by his mother Violetta Wallace) which features Ty Dolla $ign and Bella Alubo.

QUAVO & TAKEOFF – “HOTEL LOBBY”

Amid Migos breakup rumors, 2/3 of the group released this new song together, which basically sounds like a Migos song.

JESSIE BUCKLEY & BERNARD BUTLER – “FOR ALL OUR HEART-RIPPING DAYS”

Jessie Buckley, who can currently be seen in theaters in Alex Garland’s new horror film Men, has shared the title track from her collaborative album with former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler. “For All Our Days That Tear The Heart” is orchestral folk like high drama. The album is out June 10 via EMI.

YOUTH GANG – IMMOLATION STRIP

Gang of Youths followed their excellent new album real time angel with an EP of alternate takes on three of his songs, “In The Wake Of Your Leave”, “Forbearance” and “Spirit Boy”, and their cover of Wilco’s “A Shot In The Arm”.

PORCUPINA TREE – “HERD CUT”

Modern prog actor Porcupine Tree shared ‘Herd Culling’ punch CLOSURE / CONTINUATION, their first album in 12 years. “Lyrically, ‘Herd Culling’ is about a very specific event in history,” says Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree, “but it also deals with the larger theme of paranoia in the modern age – someone one or something happens in your driveway or front yard, and their motives are unclear. The album is out June 24.

ONELINEDRAWING – “DON’T GIVE UP” (ft. CHRIS CARRABBA) & “ANTHONY’S SONG”

Jonah Matranga has released the Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional) collaboration from his first online drawing album in 18 years, tenderwild, and it’s a soft, folksy song with Chris providing beautiful harmonies. He also shared “Anthony’s Song” from the album’s companion EP Departure.

ANTHONY GREEN – “CENTER OF IT ALL”

Circa Survive’s Anthony Green has shared the third single from his upcoming solo album Boom. Fact. This one has a lighter, louder feel than the previous two, and like both, it has prominent use of the horns. It’s also really great.

THE WATSON TWINS – “TWO TIMIN” FT. BUTCH WALKER

The Watson Twins have a new album on the way later this year, and they’ve shared the lead single from it, a catchy country song that was produced by Butch Walker and features him on vocals and acoustic guitar.

LAINEY WILSON – “THE HEART LIKE A TRUCK”

We recently included Lainey Wilson in our list of 15 Current Country Singers Every Indie Fan Should Know, and now she’s released her first single of 2022, “Heart Like A Truck.” It’s a ballad with a pretty huge chorus, and if you like the tasteful country pop from Miranda Lambert’s new album, you might like it too.

070 SHAKE – “BODY” (ft. CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS)

NJ 070 rapper/singer Shake has shared a new song from her upcoming album you can’t kill meand this one is a dark and murky art pop song that was produced by Dave Sitek and Mike Dean and features Christine and the Queens.

FOUSHEÉ – “I’M GOOD”

“Deep End” hitmaker Fousheé isn’t just on Ravyn Lenae’s new album dropping today, she’s also shared her own single, which is a sweet acoustic song…with a few surprises!

GRAY DAZE – “START TO FLY”

As mentioned, the late Chester Bennington’s pre-Linkin Park band Gray Daze has a new album on the way (using vocals he recorded in the ’90s), and here’s another track from it.

HEADIE ONE – “22 CARATS” (ft. GAZO)

British rapper Headie One, French rapper Gazo and French producer Leo Eynard team up for “22 Carats,” an immediately satisfying drill anthem with English and French lyrics.

LOGIC – “VINYL DAYS” (with DJ PREMIER)

Logic’s new album Vinyl Days arrives June 17 via Def Jam, and he shared the title track, which was performed with DJ Premier (“that’s my homie, that’s my idol”) and throws back to the boom bap era that Premier has helped shape.

NINE OF SWORDS – “JOAN”

As mentioned, Philly/NYC hardcore band Nine of Swords (who share a drummer with Soul Glo) release their new album Beyond the Swords on June 3, and here is the third single: the furious, chaotic and changing “Joan”.

VOLCANDRE – “TALLON IV”

Louisville progressive black metallers Volcandra have signed with Prosthetic and will release their new EP border world on June 24 via their new home label, and “Tallon IV” is a promising and vertiginous entry into the mouth.

FUNERAL CHIC – “SPITER AND CREEP”

Funeral Chic have announced their third album, roman candledue July 29 via Prosthetic, and the first single is the thrash, Integrity-esque ripper “Spit and Crawl.”

OMB PEEZY – “MUFASA” (ft. G HERBO)

Alabama rapper OMB Peezy teams up with Chicago’s G Herbo for this catchy, triumphant dose of trap-pop.

MARCUS KING – “SAVE ME”

Marcus King has shared the second single from his forthcoming album produced by Dan Auerbach new bloodand it’s another great example of the live-to-tape Southern rock power trio sound from this album.

EXIT TIME – “SLIP”

Leaving Time shares members with hardcore Florida bands Method of Doubt and True Form, but this group has more of a grungy, shoegazy vibe, as you can hear on the new single “Slip” from the upcoming EP. IIdue June 3 via Sunday Drive Records.

SPIRAL STAIRCASES (ROADWAY) – “HEAD LOSS [END OF THE HURRICANE]”

Pavement is having a very active 2022, with a slew of anniversaries, re-releases and a reunion tour, but that hasn’t stopped co-founder Scott Kannberg from announcing a new Spiral Stairs album, Attack Medley!!!, which will be released on July 8 via his own label Amazing Grease. Here is the first single.

LIZ LAMERE – “SIN”

Liz Lamere was a drummer in punk bands before collaborating with life partner Alan Vega of Suicide for three decades. She has just released her first solo album, keep it alive, today via In the Red, which was made during the lockdown in his longtime apartment with his son Dante Vega Lamere and Jared Artaud. It’s in the same universe as Vega’s work: dark, haunting and very catchy electro.

ERICA DAWN LYLE & VICE COOLER FT KIM GORDON – “DEBT COLLECTOR”

“Debt Collector” comes from Land Trust – Benefit for NEFOCwhich also includes collaborations with Kathleen Hanna, The Raincoats, Alice Bag, The Linda Lindas, Kelley Deal, and more.

THE WEDDING GIFT – “X MARKS THE PLACE”

“X Marks the Spot” is part of The Wedding Present’s “24 Songs” series which sees them release a new 7′ single every month in 2022.

MAUL – “SERAPHIC PUNISHMENT”

North Dakota Death Metal Band Maul Release New Album seraphic smite on July 15 via Redefining Records, and you can hear more about the brutal title track and stream it on invisible oranges.

STAY INSIDE – “HOLLOW”

New EP from Brooklyn emo band Stay Inside awaited Burn arrives 6/3 via No Sleep, and they’ve just released their second single, “Hollow,” which you can read more about here.

LOU BARLOW AND COMPANY – “ONLY FADING” & “SACRIFICE”

The prolific Lou Barlow has yet another new project, and you can find out more about his first two songs here.

SENTENCED 2 DIE – SPRING 2022 PROMO

Minneapolis death metal band Sentenced 2 Die signed Maggot Stomp for their debut album and released a promo featuring three new songs. Learn more here.

IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT – “MAXIMALIST SCREAM” (ft. SNAKE of VOIVOD)

New York experimental metal band Imperial Triumphant have announced a new album, spirit of ecstasy, and lead single “Maximalist Scream” features Voivod frontman Snake. Learn more here.

AICH – “1989”

Manchester rapper Aitch has announced his debut album, Close to the house, and new single “1989” samples The Stone Roses’ “Fool’s Gold” and opens with a soundbite from Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder talking about sex and drugs. Learn more here.

SUNAMI – LP PROMO

San Jose metal hardcore band Sunami are gearing up to release their debut album on Triple B/DAZE, and they just dropped this three-song promo before that. Learn more here.

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