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…

BOB NANNA (BRAID) - "MR. ALBATROSS"

As mentioned, Braid's Bob Nanna is releasing an acoustic solo LP which was recorded after his divorce entirely on September 7, 2019, which would have been his wedding anniversary. The album now has a title and release date (Celebration States, due July 10 via New Granada Records), and the gorgeous, tender second single "Mr. Albatross" is out now.

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R.A. THE RUGGED MAN - "DRAGON FIRE" (ft. GHOSTFACE KILLAH, MASTA KILLA & KOOL G RAP)

R.A. the Rugged Man's first album in seven years, All My Heroes Are Dead, comes out this Friday, April 17 via Nature Sounds, and its new single "Dragon Fire" is out today. It features fellow New York rap legends Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, and Kool G Rap, and it recalls these guys' heydays but sounds fresh today too. "So many of the greats are gone, and the legends who made it out alive are cast aside," R.A. says. "Society left our heroes and their culture for dead. We have to dig that greatness out of its grave, and bring it back with an angry vengeance."

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Y LA BAMBA - "MARIPOSA DE COALCOMÁN" & "LA ÚLTIMA VEZ"

Having lived in Mexico between their most recent tours, Y La Bamba have a new 7" out via the Sub Pop Singles Club. "Mariposa De Coalcomán" is "las madres in my bloodline, the many lineages that exist in spirit, in dreams, in the heart of the ancestral body" while "La Ultima Vez" is "a love song of boundaries and self-respect"; both are dreamy, soulful, low fi gems.

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BLACK DRESSES - PEACEFUL AS HELL (ALBUM STREAM)

Canadian experimental duo Black Dresses' newest LP, Peaceful As Hell, continues their ongoing dichotomy between pop sensibilities and noise, with plenty of forays into out and out weirdness.

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I BREAK HORSES - "THE PROPHET"

Swedish artist I Break Horses releases Warnings, her first album in six years, on May 8 and here's another single from it. "The Prophet" is resplendent in swirling, orchestral synths, big drums and Maria Lindén's powerful pipes.

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TOMBS - "DECEIVER" (LIVE IN CHICAGO, 6/27/19)

With no live shows happening, live albums feel like a bigger deal than ever, so it's good news that Tombs have a new four-track live record coming. Abraxas Ritual: Live in Chicago was recorded on 6/17/2019 at Chicago's Livewire Lounge during Tombs' tour with Chrome Waves, and you can hear opening track "Deceiver" now.

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VILE SPIRIT - "BURNING SUN"

UK metallic hardcore crew Vile Spirit are releasing their debut LP Scorched Earth on Friday, April 17 via Quality Control HQ, and new single "Burning Sun" is a great example of this band's ability to mix raw hardcore punk with a more evil, blackened metal side.

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ALASDAIR ROBERTS - "EASTER PARADE" (BLUE NILE COVER)

Scottish folk singer Alasdair Roberts (with his collaborators David MacGuiness and Amble Skuse) have released a cover of The Blue Nile's "Easter Parade," and their rendition is even more hushed and intimate than the original.

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FIELD DAY (ex-DAG NASTY) - "SEARCHING FOR THE ANSWERS"

Field Day is a band featuring vocalist Peter Cortner and bassist Doug Carrion from Dag Nasty's Wig Out at Denko's and Field Day lineup, and after originally forming to play songs from that era live, they've now released a new single, "Searching for the Answers." It basically sounds like classic Dag Nasty, and that's not a bad thing at all. It'll come out, alongside "We Are The Change," on a new 7" called 2.0 on June 5 via Unity Worldwide Records (pre-order).

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CAULDRON BLACK RAM - "WHORE TO WAR"

Australian black/sludge/death metallers Cauldron Black Ram (who share members with Mournful Congregation and Stargazer) are releasing their first full-length in six years, Slaver, on May 22 via 20 Buck Spin, and first single "Whore To War" is dripping with genuine filth.

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PINS - "GHOSTING"

Manchester trio PINS have released a new single from thier forthcoming Hot Slick (out 5/29). "Ghosting" features Nathan Saoudi from Fat White Family on keyboards and is a storming slab of danceable synthpunk.

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YOUNG GUV - LIVE IN L.A.

Young Guv, aka Ben from Fucked Up's powerpop solo project, recorded this live at L.A.'s Zebulon on March 8, just a few days before coronavirus knocked out most shows. Profits from this bandcamp release will go to "my out of work musician and crew homies worldwide."

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BLACK EYED PEAS, OZUNA & J REY SOUL - "MAMACITA"

Black Eyed Peas (including 22-year-old Filipina singer J Rey Soul, who joined the group in 2018) and Latin tap star Ozuna have linked up for the catchy, reggaeton-tinged "Mamacita."

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SPOTLIGHTS - "ALL I NEED" (RADIOHEAD COVER)

Brooklyn heavy shoegazers Spotlights are planning to release a series of covers during quarantine, and the first one is this hazy take on Radiohead's In Rainbows classic "All I Need."

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THE HOMELESS GOSPEL CHOIR - "BLIND FAITH"

Derek Zanetti's punk collective The Homeless Gospel Choir have shared this new song, and Derek says, "Once they’re able to make you afraid they can get you to do anything. 'Blind Faith' is a distillation of how cultural control and manipulation works through fear. Perfectly capable people who are intelligent and brave and kind are just as susceptible to falling prey to fear as anyone else is. Those in power know this and that’s what they are banking on."

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BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG - "CORPUS CHRISTI" (THE AVENGERS COVER)

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is releasing “a cover song every week until we’re let back out into the world” on YouTube on Mondays, except this week he did it on Sunday for Easter instead. It’s a cover of “Corpus Christi” by San Francisco punk vets The Avengers:

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THE STREETS & TAME IMPALA - “CALL MY PHONE THINKING I’M DOING NOTHING BETTER”

The Streets have released “Call My Phone Thinking I’m Doing Nothing Better,” a new collaborative single with Tame Impala. It’s from a new Streets mixtape titled None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive which also features appearances from IDLES, Hak Baker, Ms. Banks, and more.

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IN THE COMPANY OF SERPENTS - "SCALES OF MAAT" (ft. PRIMITIVE MAN & KHEMMIS members)

Denver doom/sludge metallers In The Company of Serpents have a new song with guest vocals from members of Primitive Man and Khemmis. Read more here.

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999 - "CRAZY TUESDAY WORLD"

UK punk vets 999's first album in 13 years is on the way, and you can read more about new single "Crazy Tuesday World" here.

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TEAMARR - "COOL ENOUGH"

A lot of new songs came out in conjunction with Insecure's season 4 premiere, and this one from TeaMarr (who's also signed to Issa Rae's Atlantic imprint) is especially worth hearing.

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PURE X - "MIDDLE AMERICA" & FANTASY"

Austin’s Pure X are back with their first album in six years. The self-titled record will be out digitally on May 1 via Fire Talk and will be the band’s first for the label. Check out two songs now.

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