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New Music This Week – The Highwomen, Iggy Pop, Frankie Cosmos, and More

New Releases for September 06, 2019 – Here are the AllMusic editors’ picks for the most noteworthy releases this week. Looking for more? Visit our New Releases page.

Electro pop singer/songwriter Asmik

Asmik is an electro-pop singer/songwriter. Born in Armenia, Yerevan, at the age of three she moved to Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine with her family and eventually made the decision to move to Los Angeles to further her career. Her polished and dynamic sound is built around the soul, delivering listeners with an atmospheric and passionate release.


“Delores O’Riordan’s brutally honest lyrics, anthemic melody, and beautifully powerful voice was inspired by the IRA bombing in 1993 that took the lives of two young boys in Warrington, Cheshire. Jonathan Bell, 3 and Tim parry 12. Remembering Delores with love, and appreciation today, on what would have been her 48th birthday. I’m sending love, and prayers, and hope for continued peace in Northern Ireland.” – Frawley

Mission Jupiter Unleash New Official Video “The Sea Of Hopes”!

Minsk-based alternative rock combo Mission Jupiter are proud to unleash their new astonishing video for the song “The Sea Of Hopes”, taken from the album Architecture out via Epictronic.

ARMNHMR Make Dim Mak Debut With “Save You Now” + Announce Debut Album “The Free World”

LA duo ARMNHMR unveil sonic precision on their Dim Mak debut “Save You Now,” featuring duetting vocals from Rico & Miella. The soaring production takes listeners on an emotive journey through expectant build-ups, melodic interludes and ecstatic drops. “Save You Now” marks the first single off ARMNHMR’s forthcoming debut album, The Free World. Delivering a storyline that follows the struggles and unison of two characters through intimacy and togetherness, the duo introduce listeners to The Free World through a love song in its purest form.

Jordan Whitmore set to release EP, Good Things

Texas-based singer-songwriter Jordan Whitmore is set to share her rootsy pop/Americana musical goodness with the world on September 6, 2019, with the release of her EP, Good Things. Mixing heartland rock & roll guitars with bright pop hooks a la Sheryl Crow, Whitmore showcases her cross-genre sound on the EP, which was produced by Brian Douglas Phillips (who produced her 2014 album, Other Side, as well as singles like “Here’s To You” and “I Promise”). Atwood Magazine admired the first single, “Something Different” (released in May), for its “touch of heartland rock n roll mixed with pop catchiness, making it all in all feel-good and familiar.”

“one of the year’s most triumphant rock albums” – The FADER | Spielbergs announce new single & EP

Running All The Way Home marks Spielbergs’ first new music since the release of their critically acclaimed debut album This Is Not The End, earlier this year. Released on the back of a packed-out spring UK tour, UK festival appearances and a recent tour support to Foxing – Running All The Way Home is Spielbergs at their triumphant best, condensing the mood of an entire world into a four-minute, adrenaline-shot thrill-ride.


Record-breaking artist Lil Nas X has revealed the official music video for his new single “Panini” today. Set in a futuristic world of flying cars and hologram billboards, the video follows guest-star and Disney actress Skai Jackson in her attempt to escape Lil Nas X as he pops up everywhere she goes, trying to win her over as a fan. The treatment for the visual came directly from Lil Nas X himself and was brought to life and directed by film director, special effects artist, musician and YouTuber Mike Diva.

FOSCOR Stream Entire New Album, ‘Els Sepulcres Blancs’

FOSCOR comment on the full album stream: “We have finally reached the moment of truth, and ours is the privilege of sharing which probably is the most thrilling and emotional album we have been able to create in our entire career.

Tank and The Bangas’ video for “Forgetfulness” debuts today!

“Bathing theatrical hip-hop, soul, funk, and spoken-word poetry in the lush musicality of its New Orleans home, the band’S recent album, Green Balloon, floats on the effervescent energy that captivated the Internet two years ago, and which only increases onstage. There’s no leaving a Tank and The Bangas performance in a bad mood.”—The New Yorker

Yung Bae shares official video “Bad Boy” starring bbno$, Billy Marchiafava, and more

Following the release of his album Bae 5, future funk pioneer and producer Yung Bae has released the official video for his funky single “Bad Boy” feat. fast-rising rappers bbno$ and Billy Marchiafava. The video directed by Entertainment Forever, stars bbno$ as the lead singer and rapper delivering verses front and center while bandmates Yung Bae, Yung Heazy, Berlin, and Billy are juxtaposed against a changing backdrop of old clips. The visual was shot with vintage cameras from the Soul Train days and pays nods to that era via a nostalgic lens with a modern-day twist full of comedic-memes.

Stone Jack Jones Shares “I’m Gone” Single + Video, New LP ‘Black Snake” Out 9/13 Via yk Records

Today, Nashville-based veteran alt folk artist Stone Jack Jones shares his new single and video “I’m Gone,” the third feature track off his forthcoming LP Black Snake. The 405 premiered the track and video with praise, stating, “Ruminating on such existential subject matter is a tried-and-true formula for capital-S Serious songs, but Jones’ songwriting and the track’s carefully paced structure keep things from getting too formulaic or indulgent. Instead, the poignancy of Jones’ ideas shines through, resonating more and more as each instrumental layer falls into place.” Black Snake LP is out 9/13 via yk Records. Stone Jack Jones will be playing a hometown album release show at Drkmttr on 9/14.

Saint Jude reveals a third track “Head Is Spinning” from upcoming debut self-titled EP out October 4th

“The new EP sits somewhere between the sensible side of pop, electronic music, post punk and the spaces in between” – R$N

new Dan Israel album

With Social Media Anxiety Disorder, Minnesota singer-songwriter Dan Israel returns with his 15th studio album, a mere 17 months after his acclaimed 2018 release You’re Free.

Social Media Anxiety Disorder was recorded in the spring and summer of 2019 at two different Twin Cities studios, featuring a powerful batch of songs tracked with producer/engineers Jon Herchert (Thomas Abban, Annie Mack) and Steve Price (The Suburbs, Mary Bue), and featuring drummers Peter Anderson and David J. Russ, along with special guests Jeremy Ylvisaker, Steve Brantseg, John Fields, Janey Winterbauer, Tonia Hughes Kendrick, Jon Duncan, Paul Odegaard, and Randy Casey.

Young Guv (Ben Cook from F*cked Up) announces “GUV II” and shares first single “Try Not To Hang On So Hard”

Young Guv is dedicated and prolific songwriter Ben Cook. Today he’s announced the second part of his double LP series, GUV II, coming via Run For Cover on October 25. Just off the heels of GUV I, released earlier in the summer, GUV II serves as a sequel collection of profoundly poignant and infectious pop tunes with choruses you’ll never forget and lyrics whose dry wit and understated acuity will knock you flat.

Ducewa – ‘Disretwerkful’

The song was originally released on 07/16/1986, produced by Ducewa, Missy Elliot recently released her new single “Throw It Back” with the same hook, pretty weird, great minds think alike, simple. This tune is high energy twerk, bass, type of club banger, you can play at any home girls birthday.


Diplo’s recent splash into country music has been lauded by Rolling Stone as “impressively graceful,” while the Washington Post praises “So Long” as “the century’s first great EDM-country song.”

Thaiboy Digital premieres “Nervous,” video out now + debut album due September 26

Of the song, Thaiboy says, “As soon as Gud played me the beat, I knew I had to get on it and I envisioned the track being played in big arenas. It really adds to the more dark and ‘clubby’ part of the album.”

“We shot the video in London with Daniel Swan while finishing Legendary Member,” he says of the video. “I really fucks with John Wick so I wanted to incorporate that feeling to the video but with some additional elements like Yakuza and The Matrix to the mix.”

New Music From Inhaler “Ice Cream Sundae” Out Now On Interscope Records

Produced by Antony Genn, “Ice Cream Sundae” is the band’s third single, following on from the atmospheric pop of “My Honest Face” and the expansive epic “It Won’t Always Be Like This.” Hewson (vocals, guitar), Josh Jenkinson (guitar), Robert Keating (bass) and Ryan McMahon (drums) formed in school in Dublin and quickly set about writing tracks that pulled their influences – ranging from The Stone Roses, Joy Division, Depeche Mode, Interpol, The Cure and more – together and twisted them into a sound of their own.

Norwegian post-rock/nu-classical/post-folk quintet Monograf digitally reissue debut album ‘Nadir’

Monograf release their debut album «Nadir»; an expansive meditation over the longings and confinements of our material(istic) world

A few months after giving birth to their debut full-length effort called ‘Nadir’, Norwegian quintet blending post-rock, nu-classical and traditional folk music Monograf just re-released the album for digital extended worldwide release through Throne Of Bone Recordings and the main legal services (iTunes, Spotify & co).


Quality Control’s Marlo just released the video for “Big Bag” which was recently featured on Quality Control: Control The Streets Vol. 2. “Big Bag” follows Marlo’s recent song and social media sensation “Soakin’ Wet” also featured on the QC compilation.

Slapvibe – ‘Tiddies’

Born in Mumbai, raised in Dubai and now taking over London; Aly Raza Beig also known as Slapvibe started producing since 2012.

Slapvibe is a multi-genre producer that works with hip hop, pop, tech house & techno; inspired by artists such as Post Malone, Travis Scott, SAINt JHN, TroyBoi, FISHER, CamelPhat & Chris Lake

Venus Furs – “Guards in the Garden”

“After five years of work with Seratone Studio’s Simon Petraki, I’m gearing up to release the debut, self-produced Venus Furs LP in 2020. “Guards in the Garden” is the newest single to be heard from the album.”

mxdwn PREMIERE: Venus Furs Channel Classic British Guitar-Rock on New Single “Guards in the Garden”

Sean Henry returns with A Jump from the High Dive! Out November 1st on Double Double Whammy

Out November 1st on Double Double Whammy, the lead single premiered recently on Stereogum where they called Sean Henry an “underrated musician…”

Kris Barras Band Debuts Video For ‘Vegas Son’

“Vegas Son has one of my favorite guitar riffs of the album. It’s always great fun to play live. I’ve spent a lot of time in Las Vegas and I’ve been known to have a little flutter on the Blackjack once or twice! This song is about living life on the edge and taking risks; a ‘Vegas Son’ is being someone that adopts that Las Vegas-style mentality. ” – KRIS BARRAS

Kris Barras Band Unveil Video For New Track ‘Vegas Son’


Today, critically acclaimed Brooklyn duo Overcoats return with a new single and music video entitled “The Fool.” It heralds the upcoming release of the group’s second full-length and first for Loma Vista Recordings.

Michael Monroe reveals infectious new single and video ‘Last Train To Tokyo’

A genuine rock star since birth, Michael Monroe innately knows exactly how to sing, swagger and walk the most glamorous and colourful of walks. One Man Gang, the former Hanoi Rocks man’s brand new offering on Silver Lining Music, is all about the fun of Friday nights, seven days a week, letting your hair down (or up!) for a dirty, dangerous, damn good time, and embracing a total escape into the rock ‘n’ roll dream. He’s unveiled the album’s second single ‘Last Train To Tokyo’ – a track equipped with the sort of sticky-yet-crispy riffs that were designed to take over radios from Japan to Jamaica.