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15 things you need to know that happened this week

December 04 2016, 12:04 PM EST By Caitlyn Ralph

A lot happens in our scene each week. In an attempt to capture what you might've missed, we gather up noteworthy moments and package them in one convenient post every weekend. Check out this week's roundup below!

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1. Named one of Vevo dscvr’s Ones To Watch 2017, Creeper performed “Suzanne.” It’s so good—watch:

2. You Me At Six’s last live performance of the year was on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show at the famous Maida Vale studios. Listen:

3. Video gamers and music lovers rejoice: Glass Animals combined the two worlds with their awesome “Season 2 Episode 3” app, based on the video game featured in the band’s music video for the track of the same name.

Grab the game here and watch the music video for “Season 2 Episode 3” below!

Each song on the Glass Animals’ sophomore LP tells the story of a different character, and they’ve set up more interactive elements for other tracks, including a website for “Life Itself” and a Tumblr for “Youth.”

Check the band out on the The Late Late Show With James Corden on Dec. 13 and out tour of the U.S. this month!

4. Solo project of the Front Bottoms bassist Tom Warren, Big Neil announced a split with the Big Easy via Something Wicked Records. Pre-order I'm So Gone, I Ain't Got No Hope on Bandcamp and in physical format, and check out two music videos from the split below!

Big Neil:

The Big Easy:

5. Under Fire have a new song and video for their track “Blackout.” Listen and watch:

The Blackout EP will be available Jan. 6. Grab a pre-order here!

6. Vadawave debuted a new music video for “Escape,” which premiered first on AP. Check it out:

Their Out Of Body EP releases Dec. 9. Grab it here!

7. Hailing from Cincinnati, Lincoln debuted a fire single called “Smokey Eyes.” Listen to it below, and definitely be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts.

8. Listen to an unreleased Julien Baker song, “Decorated Lawns,” here.

Julien Baker, the World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Museum Mouth, Sorority Noise and more are featured on the Jingle Yay compilation, released via Punk Talks—a free mental health organisation that offers support to musicians and industry workers.

Grab it over on Bandcamp now!