Hello and welcome to our running series where we share our favorite new songs and music videos throughout the week.
This week we have new work from Allison Russell, Florence + the Machine, Fantastic Negrito, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Kanye West, Mitski and David Byrne and more.
So, without further ado, let’s dive into the new tracks, shall we?
1. Allison Russel and Sa-Roc
Two standouts the American songwriter previously profiled, singer/songwriter Allison Russell and rapper Sa-Roc, have joined forces on the new remix of Russell’s song, “All Of The Women.” The soul-stirring, third-eye-opening new work can be heard below to check out and absorb. We can’t recommend this one enough.
2. The Gizzard King and the Lizard Wizard
Aussie rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, known for their surreal style and often psychedelic musicality, released their latest single this week, “The Dripping Tap,” which you can hear below in all of its classic sounds. guitar. bend incredible courage.
3. Sons Lux, Mitski and David Byrne
The trio released their collaborative effort, “This Is A Life,” on Tuesday and the song is as empowering as it is impossible to predict. The new track features soaring vocals, elegant strings, giant crashes and a vocal mix like falling leaves in autumn.
4. Fantastic Negrito
Today, one of our favorite rockers, Fantastic Negrito, dropped his latest single, “Oh Betty.” The new track hints at the forthcoming LP from the Grammy Award-winning artist, White Jesus Black Problemswhich is slated for release on June 3. Check out the new music below, which rocks, rocks and showcases Negirto’s guitar and vocal prowess.
5. Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa
Two of pop music’s biggest names, Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa, have joined forces and voices to release their latest single and music video for the track “Sweetest Pie.” As one would imagine, there’s enough lyricism to pack a punch and enough visual prowess to keep you dizzy for days. Watch out (and enjoy)!
6. Acanthus Lang
One of our favorite soul singers, Acantha Lang, released her latest single this week, “River Keep Runnin’,” which you can hear below in all its energizing, heartfelt melancholy. Lang has a knack for captivating listeners with his wit and talent on the mic. We can’t wait any longer!
7. Emily James
The up-and-coming talent songwriter we’ve talked about before in these pages has released her latest single and accompanying music video for the track “Bird of Prey.” Could she be the next Taylor Swift? We wouldn’t be surprised.
8. Clinton Fearon
Legendary reggae singer Clinton Fearon released his latest song this week, “The Human Chain,” along with a music video. The track, which features artist Mista Savona, serves as both a delightful listen and, as Fearon is known, a model for thinking and living. Check it out below.
9. Mandy Moore
Standout singer-songwriter, actor and idol Mandy Moore released his latest single this week, “In Real Life.” The new single hints at a new Moore record, which is set to drop in mid-May. Check out the new multi-hyphen bloat track below.
10. Kanye West
In his seemingly endless quest to garner track after track, controversial musician and businessman Kanye West has released his latest single and accompanying music video, “Hurricane.” The track features big names like Weeknd and Lil Baby.
11. Father John Misty
The sweet-singing artist released a new single this week, “Goodbye Mr. Blue,” which he also performed this week on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (see here). The new single, which itself hints at a new album this year, features acoustic guitars, soft buzz and FJM’s signature haunting touch.
13. Ariana and the Rose
Viral TikTok star Ariana and the Rose released her latest single, “Setting Me Free,” this week, which you can check out below. The song has enough energy to fuel her favorite social media platform, from its drum track and synths to Ariana’s inspired vocal performance.
14. Florence + the machine
This week, Florence + the Machine released two new singles from the band’s upcoming album. The American songwriter reported on the first, “Heaven is Here,” and fans can check out the second version, “My Love,” below. The group had already released the single “King” just a few weeks ago. All three demonstrate the allure and undeniable power of the group.
15. Alison in Wonderland
This week, pop star Alison Wonderland released her latest single and (haunting) music video for the gripping track “New Day.” Blending club beats with Western motifs, Wonderland soars over the music and grabs your heart. We look forward to the sequel, including her new album which will be released on May 6th.
16. Molly’s Whipping
Los Angeles-born Irish-inspired rock band Flogging Molly have released their latest single, “These Times Have Got Me Drinking/Tripping Up The Stairs.” It might also be your new favorite drinking song. Just try not to clap your big mug of beer while putting the song at volume level -10.
17. Short trombone
The standout New Orleans songwriter released his latest smile-inducing single today (March 11), “Lifted.” The new song is also the title track of the artist’s upcoming album, which itself is set to be released on April 29.
The sister trio released their latest single, “Write You a Song”, today as a precursor to the band’s upcoming new album, Red Green Bluewhich comes out May 20. Check out the Americana track below that’s reminiscent of Bruce Springsteen and more of the classic rock era.
19. Phoebe Bridger
The singer-songwriter released the live performance of his single, “Chinese Satellite,” today in honor of the 25th anniversary of Secretly Canadian, an independent record label in Bloomington, Indiana. Check out the heartfelt, acoustically charged track below.
20. The Rockfords
The Mike McCready-led project (Pearl Jam) released their debut LP today and to celebrate that achievement, we wanted to share one of the songs from the new album. Check out that track, “Coat of Arms,” featuring vocals from Seattle’s Carrie Akre below.
21. Grynch and Dyme Def
Speaking of the Pacific Northwest, two of the region’s most beloved entertainers joined a new lead, which dropped today. This song, “Q&A”, is just plain banging. It’s energetic like an espresso. So listen to the new song below and try not to walk around your living room in your dancing shoes!
Photo: Francesca Cepero