So many artists, so little time. Each week we review a handful of new albums (of all genres), round up even more new music that we’d call “indie,” and talk about what metal is coming out. We post music news, show recaps, track premieres, and more all day. That includes a lot of tour announcements, a list of tonight’s NYC shows, and NY shows that just went on sale. We publish a monthly playlist of some of our favorite tracks. Here’s a daily roundup with a bunch of interesting, newly released songs in one place…

KELLY LEE OWENS - "NIGHT"

Kelly Lee Owens' new album, Inner Song, got pushed back to August 28 and to tide us over, she's just released lovely new single "Night" which has KLO singing in hushed tones over gently squelchy production. Things do pick up, though, as most good nights out do. “This track speaks as to how feelings and insights are more accessible to us at nighttime - how the veils are thinner somehow and therefore how we are more able to connect to our hearts true desires,” says Owens. “I wanted to release this track as a gift to you during this crazy time, to give a part of my heart to you all.”

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ISAIAH RASHAD - "WHY WORRY"

Two days ago, Ab-Soul released his first single in four years, fueled by a classic soul sample, and today his TDE labelmate Isaiah Rashad released his first single in four years, also fueled by a classic soul sample. Keep it coming, TDE!

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SONDRE LERCHE - "WHY WOULD I LET YOU GO"

Sondre Lerche's new album Patience is due out on June 5, and the latest single he's shared is orchestral ballad "Why Would I Let You Go." "I wrote this in 24 hours spent mostly in bed, in my old apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn," Sondre says. "Writing it felt like a major life event to me. I had never stayed so intensely in the zone of one song or one feeling for so long - and I had never managed to compose such an exact and grand declaration. It was terrifying. I performed it at a few shows in spring of 2016, right after I wrote it. I was finishing the Pleasure album at the time, and I knew this song just wasn’t for that album. It really opened the door for Patience. I didn’t feel ready to record it until three years later. I wasn’t sure if the recording could ever live up to the feeling I had for the song. Even now, four years later, I have trouble performing this song without tearing up. It's very vivid and dear to me. I'm thankful I got to write it. And if it's the best song I ever write, I'm ok with that."

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MARK LANEGAN - “STOCKHOLM CITY BLUES”

Here's another track from Mark Lanegan's upcoming Straight Songs Of Sorrow. “Stockholm City Blues” is a delicate but gritty tale of addiction, with understated banjo and haunting strings.

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HELADO NEGRO - "I FELL IN LOVE" FT. XENIA RUBINOS

Helado Negro (aka Roberto Carlos Lange) has shared a new single, "I Fell in Love," via the Adult Swim Singles series. The track features Xenia Rubinos, who sings a verse of this gorgeously understated song before they join together on the chorus. "It's about all the ways we feel and the complicated things we do to try to understand this feeling," say's Lange. "It's not simple - it's too complex to ever say 'love is like this.' Movies and songs always get it wrong. Maybe we are wrong too but I know the love I have."

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BOY SCOUTS - "A WORLD SO FULL OF LOVE" (ROGER MILLER COVER)

Oakland, CA-based songwriter and musician Taylor Vic released new single "Wish" in March, and now she's shared a new cover of Roger Miller's "A World So Full of Love," which she composed remotely with her brother Travis, who also sings backing vocals. "Travis is a big Roger Miller fan," Taylor says. "He covered his song ‘Not in Nottingham’ from the Robin Hood soundtrack which is how I got into his music. I heard 'A World So Full of Love' for the first time a few weeks ago and was immediately struck by how devastating the lyrics start out, paired with how bare the recording is."

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GRANT LEE PHILLIPS - "LOWEST LOW"

Grant Lee Phillips is back with this gentle, beautiful new single, anchored by his warm, inviting delivery.

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HUNDREDTH - "SLEEPING IN" (THE POSTAL SERVICE COVER)

We've been loving Ben Gibbard's livestreams (which resume this Thursday), and maybe post-hardcore band Hundredth have been too, 'cause they've just released this cover of The Postal Service's "Sleeping In."

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INVENTIONS - "CALICO"

Inventions, the duo Matthew Robert Cooper (Eluvium) and Mark T. Smith (of Explosions in the Sky), have shared another song off their upcoming album Continuous Portrait (due 5/29 via Temporary Residence Ltd): the minimal, slow-burning "Calico."

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RIC WILSON & TERRACE MARTIN - "CHICAGO BAE" (ft. BJ THE CHICAGO KID)

Chicago rapper Ric Wilson is releasing a collaborative EP with jazz musician/frequent Kendrick Lamar producer Terrace Martin, They Call Me Disco, on May 8 via Free Disco/Sounds Of Crenshaw/EMPIRE. It includes this warm, soulful new single featuring guest crooner BJ the Chicago Kid.

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JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN - "NOT THE WAY" (CASS MCCOMBS COVER)

Joan As Police Woman will release Cover Two next week (5/1) which, as the title suggests, has her tackling other people's songs, including Blur, Outkast, The Strokes, Talk Talk, Michael McDonald and more. She's just shared her take on this early Cass McCombs track. “'Not The Way' is from Cass McCombs’ first EP," Joan notes. "I’d listened to the song for years before I realized what the lyrics were and then just wanted to create a version of my own. The verse describes being judgmental and difficult which leads to the blithe chorus 'That’s not the way to make friends.' Effortlessly humorous without being funny.”

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MOUNTAIN TIME - "EMPTY GRAVES"

Mineral, Gloria Record, and Zookeeper frontman Chris Simpson has shared another song of his upcoming album as Mountain Time, Music For Looking Animals (due 6/26 via Spartan Records). It's a little more Americana-inspired than Mineral, but it's got that same aching melancholy.

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BLAKE MILLS - "SUMMER ALL OVER"

The latest single/video from Blake Mills' forthcoming Mutable Set is also an Earth Day tribute, looking at climate change and using footage of the Baffin Island Inuit Indigenous peoples, excerpted from the documentary The Living Stone. “Respecting the Inuit peoples in the archival material was the first priority for both Blake and myself in the edit,” says director Kersti Jan Werdal. “We aimed to respect the ritual depicted along with the subjects, while aligning the music to each moment with regards to rhythm, tone, and lyric. Roula Nassar's corporeal and surreal sculptures expand the ideas presented, adding an imagined future to the narrative.”

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SMALL CRUSH - "HOME"

Berkeley indie-punks Small Crush have followed last year's Asian Man Records-released self-titled full-length debut LP with this warm, breezy new song.

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KATATONIA - "THE WINTER OF OUR PASSING"

Katatonia's new album City Burials comes out this Friday (4/24) via Peaceville Records, and here's third single "The Winter of Our Passing" two days ahead of the album's release. "’The Winter Of Our Passing’ is a concise song that mixes electronic elements with a classic Katatonia chorus. It’s a song about surrender and trying to navigate the darkness," says vocalist Jonas Renkse.

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KACEY MUSGRAVES - "OH, WHAT A WORLD 2.0"

Kacey Musgraves has released this new version of "Oh, What A World" for Earth Day, and she's raising money for the World Wildlife Fund. Read more here.

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LAWRENCE ROTHMAN - "IT'S HARD TO BE HUMAN" (ft. MARISSA NADLER & MARY LATTIMORE)

Lawrence Rothman has released a new Earth Day benefit single featuring guest vocals by Marissa Nadler, harp by Mary Lattimore, and the MUSYCA Childrens Choir, and you can read more about it here.

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EZRAT (EX-EZTV) - "DISTORTION"

Ezra Tenenbaum, who used to front Brooklyn's EZTV, now leads Ezrat. "Listeners can expect the same deliciously deployed power-pop hooks that recall British invaders or left of the dial new wave" say Ezrat, and jangly single "Distortion" backs that up.

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CASA LOMA - "FAMAGLIA" & "TRAVELERS"

Less than a week after Pure Noise Records announced the debut EP by Same Side, the atmospheric indie/emo solo project of The Story So Far's Kevin Geyer, they announced the debut EP by Casa Loma, the atmospheric indie/emo solo project of another long-running pop punk defender, Man Overboard's Nik Bruzzese. Read more about it here.

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FIGG - "BLACK TAR OF CAMDEN YARDS"
Figg is a band of Seattle indie rock veterans who played in Carissa's Wierd, Band of Horses, Modest Mouse, 764-HERO, and other bands, and their long-shelved debut album is finally coming out this June. Read more here.

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SWALLOW THE RAT - "NEW CROSS"
New Zealand's Swallow the Rat traffic in the same kinds of dark, shouty '80s post-punk influences that buzzy bands like IDLES, Fontaines DC, and The Murder Capital have been reviving lately, but also with some shoegaze and noise rock in the mix. Read more about their new song "New Cross" here.

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Looking for even more new songs? Browse the ‘New Songs’ archive.