10 new songs you need to hear this week
You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to you in one, concise list. Scroll below and check out our Spotify Discover playlist, featuring these tracks and more!
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RENEGADES – “Wolves”
Rising metalcore band RENEGADES go all in with their new single, “Wolves.” With unforgiving guitar chugs and ferocious screams, the band pick up right where they left off in their debut EP and drive the momentum in full throttle, and it seems like RENEGADES aren’t stopping anytime soon.
Figure Eight – “Any Given Flower”
Poignant and heartfelt, Figure Eight reveal that sometimes less is more in “Any Given Flower.” With a unique sound in the likes of Modern Baseball and Fireworks, Figure Eight’s debut full-length, Any Given Flower, will scratch an itch you never knew you had for nostalgic emo-tinged punk.
Telethon – “Youdon’tinspiremelikeyouusedto”
Telethon are getting ready for the sun with a playful, summery track, “Youdon’tinspiremelikeyouusedto” from their upcoming fourth LP, Hard Pop. With synth overlays and a blend of gritty garage rock and catchy pop punk, this track flaunts Telethon’s intriguing punk sound and versatile songwriting. Hard Pop is available June 21 via Halloween Records. Preorder the album here.
Night Riots – “Tokyo Diamond Eyes”
Night Riots step it up a notch in their latest upbeat single, “Tokyo Diamond Eyes.” With a crafty video showing the band living on and off tour, this danceable track encapsulates Night Riots’ quirky character as well as their surf-rock-influenced tonalities. The track appears on their recently announced album, New State Of Mind, which drops July 26. Preorders are available here.
Nasty Cherry – “What Do You Like In Me”
Los Angeles all-girl crew Nasty Cherry grace us with dreamy ’80s aesthetics in their new video for “What Do You Like In Me.” With a mellow, nonchalant attitude, these women take us to their hazy world of modern romance, musing over the demands and drains of online and offline relationships.
White Reaper – “Might Be Right”
With White Reaper’s recent signing with Elektra Records, the garage punkers plan to follow their acclaimed 2017 album, The World’s Best American Band, with “Might Be Right.” Calm, collected and catchy, the track shows off White Reaper’s strengths while also giving us a sense of the band’s future direction. Catch White Reaper on tour this fall, and check out the dates here.
Fish Narc – “WHY?” (ft. Lil Tracy, Fantasy Camp and Zubin)
Serving as the sole producer for Lil Peep’s 2017 EP, Goth Angel Sinner, among other artists, it’s no surprise that Fish Narc is getting more recognition. “WHY?” is his latest effort with Misery Club members Fantasy Camp and Zubin and fellow GothBoiClique member Lil Tracy. This chill trap-influenced track perfectly captures Fish Narc’s production skills and eclectic taste.
Corey Harper – “Dried Blood”
In this folky ballad, Corey Harper teaches us that it’s sometimes important to leave things behind in order to find your own path toward positive change and freedom. With his breezy vocals powering the song with emotion, “Dried Blood” is an earnest and soulful tune for a relaxing summer day.
Bracket – “Forget”
Looking for something more raw and punk? Bracket’s latest studio effort, Too Old To Die Young, is a fast and fun listen amped with high-octane guitar melodies and energetic drums. Leaning toward a more ’90s/early 2000s punk sound, “Forget” doesn’t stray too far from their roots, adding layered harmonies that bring more depth to their sound.
Maude Latour – “Plans”
Maude Latour, a 19-year-old bedroom-pop songstress, defines love through her lens in her new bubbly song, “Plans.” In this track, Latour shrills over an ethereal soundscape, sharing her vision of how love affects growth and self-improvement.
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