10 songs you need to hear this week

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HALFNOISE– “Every Single Time”

Zac Farro re-assumed his position behind the kit in Paramore for their new album After Laughter and their ongoing tour. In the midst of all that, he’s still found time to work on the project that he fronts, Halfnoise and release a new EP, Flowerss, via Congrats. You can stream the whole thing now, and we recommend checking out the track “Every Single Time.”

TATIANA DEMARIA – “What It Is About You”

Ex-TAT frontwoman Tatiana DeMaria released her first foray into solo music this week with “What It Is About You.” She’ll be releasing her debut solo​ EP this fall and will be heading out on Warped Tour from June 21- 23, but in the meantime jam her new track!


Up-and-coming LA rockers the New Pacific dropped their new single “Get Away” taken from their as-of-yet untitled upcoming EP. The new release set to drop this summer.


The Australian pop-punk scene in in good hands with Sydney newcomers Afterthought. The band, whose average age is 17, have been working on some rad tunes with Undercast drummer Lachlan Mcdonald. Check out their debut single, “28,” right now!


Phoenix-based alt-country singer-songwriter Whitney Fenimore (who you might recognize from NBC’s The Voice) recently announced her new five-track EP Battle Within set for release May 18. In anticipation, she shared new single “Stones.” With soulful vocals and honest lyrics, the singer seamlessly blend alt-country, rock, pop and folk. “Stones is a really near and dear song to my heart,” Fenimore shares of the single. “I think a lot of times I’ve felt like people will try and bring you down not realizing their own imperfections, and it’s frustrating as hell.”

TINY STILLS – “When I’m With You,”

Tiny Stills released their bright and infectious new single, “When I’m With You,” this week. The song is the latest from their forthcoming sophomore album, Laughing Into The Void, which is set to be released June 1.

YUNGBLUD– “21st Century Liability”

U.K. recording artist Yungblud (AKA Dominic Harrison) dropped “21stCentury Liability” this week via Locomotion/Geffen Records. The song marks the first new music from Yorkshire-born, London-based artist’s forthcoming full-length debut out this summer. You can catch him joining Vans Warped tour on July 3 in St. Louis at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre.“It’s a song for misunderstood youth growing up in a world of anxiety, confusion and fear,” Yungblud says of the single. “It’s a statement that liabilities or failures aren’t what we are, we may just think or behave in a different way to you but if you actually hear us out, we’ll surprise you.”

FAKE FIGURES – “Hole In The Sky”

Fake Figures is the project of Atreyu guitarist Travis Miguel featuring current/former members of Scars of Tomorrow, Hotwire and Nations Afire. They released their new single “Hole In The Sky” this week. The track comes from their upcoming new EP currently in production with Kris Comeaux.

PRINCE FOX – “Time Alone” (Feat. the Griswolds)

Los Angeles-based songwriter/producer Prince Fox released the electronic fueled, dance-ready single “Time Alone.” The track features Australian indie rock band the Griswolds for a fun blend of dance pop, emo and synth rock.

TIGRESS – “Bring Me Down”

​Essex rock quintet TIGRESS recently revealed that their Who Cares EP, out June 1 via LAB Records, is now available for pre-order. To celebrate the news, the band released a music video for their new single “Bring Me Down.” “I find it really hard to stay motivated sometimes because of the constant struggles we face, but when I heard the guys writing ‘Bring Me Down’ I instantly fell in love with the sound,” vocalist Katy Jackson explains. “I thought what’s the point in dwelling on what other people think, let’s just do what we do, love it or hate it.”