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…

BLINK-182 - "NOT ANOTHER CHRISTMAS SONG"

blink-182's "I Won't Be Home For Christmas" is one of the better Christmas songs to come out of the 2000s pop punk boom, and now they're back with another one, "Not Another Christmas Song." Like its predecessor, "Not Another Christmas Song" sounds peppy and poppy but it's definitely not cheerful lyrically -- this one's about Mark wanting a divorce for Christmas. It's done in the band's classic late '90s / early '00s pop punk style, and for a song like this, that's the perfect fit. blink-182 are also featured on two other new songs out today, one by The Chainsmokers and one by the late, controversial rapper XXXTentacion.

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BADBADNOTGOOD - "KEY TO LOVE (IS UNDERSTANDING)" (MAJESTICS COVER)
Jazzy, funky, hard-to-pigeonhole Canadians BADBADNOTGOOD have shared a cover of soul/funk icons The Majestics' 1982 single "Key To Love (Is Understanding)," and their version features Toronto-based Jonah Yano on vocals. BBNG praised the original song, saying, "As lovers of old soul, funk and rare recordings, ‘Key to Love’ has always been a song that has had an impact on our heart and ears. […] It’s an incredibly beautiful song that deserves to be heard, and we hope to play a small part in that." This will be out as a 7" single on February 21 as part of Light in the Attic's Covers series, with the original on the flip.

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TRAIL OF DEAD - "INTO THE GODLESS VOID"
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead are releasing their tenth LP in 2020, X: The Godless Void and Other Stories, and they've just shared this new single which leans on the aggressive side, compared to poppier single "Don't Look Down."

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SOUL ASYLUM - "DEAD LETTER"

Soul Asylum, who'll be on tour with Local H next year, have just released their first new song in over three years. “Dead Letter is contemplative and certainly not a party anthem, but there are other sentiments in life that frequently go unspoken for," says frontman Dave Pirner. "It's the message of the unheard people, whose voices often fall on deaf ears.”

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BEACH BUNNY - "MS. CALIFORNIA"

Chicago's Beach Bunny are releasing their debut LP, Honeymoon, on February 14 via Mom + Pop. Their most recent single is another hooky, yearning slice of indie pop. "'Ms. California' tells the story of someone who is secretly in love with a person who is in a relationship and wishes that they could be their significant other," lead vocalist and songwriter Lili Trifilio says. "I wanted to write a song that captured the frustrating and feelings of jealousy and bitterness – something many of us have experienced.”

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TEYANA TAYLOR - "WE GOT LOVE"

Last year, Teyana Taylor joined Kanye West on SNL to play the new song "We Got Love," which was intended for her Kanye-produced album K.T.S.E. but left off due to sample clearance issues. Now, over a year later, the studio version is finally here.

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PUSSY RIOT - "HANGERZ" (ft. VIC MENSA & JUNGLEPUSSY)

Pussy Riot take on injustices surrounding abortion on their new industrial rap rager that features rappers Vic Mensa and Junglepussy. It's got an unflinching message and tons of slogan-ready one-liners, and with this very bold lyric video, you won't miss a word:

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SASSY 009 - "LARA" (FT. CLAIRO)

Alt pop artist Clairo joins Norwegian electronic act SASSY 009 on this glistening new electro-pop track, which follows her debut LP Immunity and SASSY 009's recent EP KILL SASSY 009.

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FAT JOE - "LORD ABOVE" (ft. EMINEM & MARY J BLIGE)

Fat Joe dropped his new album Family Ties today, and it features his recent single with Cardi B and Anuel AA, as well as this new song with Eminem and Mary J Blige. It's a pretty nice dose of soulful throwback rap, and Eminem really throws it back, referencing the whole Mariah Carey / Nick Cannon thing in his verse.

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MELODOWNZ - "NO MERCY" (ft. DENZEL CURRY)

Denzel Curry hops on this new track by rising New Zealand rapper Melodownz, and if you like Denzel's own dark, punk-inspired rap, you're probably gonna dig this song too.

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FOO FIGHTERS - 01999925 EP

Foo Fighters have been steadily releasing music from their archives throughout 2019, including tons of lesser-known covers, live versions, and B-sides. Today, the band dropped their 01999925 EP, which includes a hard-rock inspired take on Pink Floyd's "Have A Cigar," and a more faithful cover of The Obsessed's "Iron and Stone," along with other rarities. It's a nice collection of songs for those who prefer the band's rawer days.

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TOKIMONSTA - "LOVE THAT NEVER"

LA beatmaker TOKiMONSTA goes in a serene, atmospheric direction on her new single "Love That Never." "Entering a new stage of my life, I realized how multifaceted love is," she says. "It is this beautiful overwhelming sensation that fills us up, but can also leave us empty and bare. This song is a personal reminder that if we foster our own intangible love, we will always be fulfilled."

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CJ FLY - "WE FROM" (ft. CONWAY THE MACHINE, prod. STATIK SELEKTAH)

Pro Era (and Beast Coast) member CJ Fly has dropped a new single featuring Griselda's Conway the Machine and produced by Statik Selektah. All three of these guys know a thing or two about making throwback, '90s style New York rap, and all three bring their A game to this song.

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DAVE EAST, JAY ELECTRONICA, 070 PHI - "NO HOODIE (NOTHIN' TO LOSE)"

Harlem rapper Dave East recently released his new album Survival, and now he's got a new song with the once-buzzy, now-kinda-elusive Jay Electronica, and 070 Phi (who's signed to Mass Appeal and from the same 070 crew as G.O.O.D. Music's 070 Shake). It's a cold, dark song, and these three sound great together.

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CATHOLIC ACTION - "PEOPLE DON'T PROTEST ENOUGH"

Glasgow's Catholic Action make super-catchy new-wave/postpunk-inspired pop and are gearing up to release their second album, Celebrated by Strangers. New single "People Don't Protest Enough" is, according to singer Chris McCrory, 'Casiotone for the politically marginalised. This is Krautrock for a progressive, positive future. And most importantly, this is a timely reminder that there are more of us than there are of them. People need to organise. Put down your phone, take your fingers out of your genitals and get on the streets - It really works.'" And you can dance to it.

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COURTNEY BARNETT - "SO LONG, MARIANNE" (FROM MTV UNPLUGGED LIVE IN MELBOURNE)

Courtney Barnett surprise-released MTV Australia Unplugged Live In Melbourne today, and one of its major highlights is this gorgeous, set-closing cover of Leonard Cohen's "So Long, Marianne."

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MARISSA NADLER & STEPHEN BRODKSY - "IN THE AIR TONIGHT" (PHIL COLLINS COVER) & "MORE THAN WORDS" (EXTREME COVER)

Earlier this year, Marissa Nadler and Stephen Brodksy (Cave In, Mutoid Man, etc) put their heads together for the great collaborative album Droneflower, which includes eight original songs plus covers of Guns N’ Roses’ “Estranged’ and Morphine’s “In Spite of Me.” Today, they released two more collaborative covers that didn’t make the album. Read more about them here.

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COLD BEAT - "FLAT EARTH"

California's Cold Beat, the current group from former Grass Widow member Hannah Lew, have signed to DFA and will release their new album next year. Here's the first single.

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THE ORB - "PERVITIN"

The Orb will release their 17th album, Abolition of the Royal Familia, on March 27 and features contributions from Youth, ambient great (and brother of Brian) Roger Eno, Steve Hillage & Miquette Giraudy from Gong/System 7 and more. “Pervitin” is a classic piece of Orb ambience.

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THE FLAMING LIPS & DEAP VALLY - "HOPE HELL HIGH"

No strangers to collaborative albums, The Flaming Lips have teamed with L.A. rock duo Deap Vally for a record called, of course, Deap Lips.

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HUMAN IMPACT (UNSANE, SWANS, COP SHOOT COP) - "NOVEMBER"

Unsane is seemingly no more, but frontman Chris Spencer is now staying busy with his new band Human Impact — which also features Jim Coleman (Cop Shoot Cop), Phil Puleo (Cop Shoot Cop, Swans), and Chris Provdica (Swans) — and today they’ve revealed more details about their debut album and released the first single. You can read more about it here.

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SAVAK - MIRROR MAKER EP

Brooklyn’s SAVAK are currently working on their fourth album but have just surprised released a new four-song EP titled Mirror Maker. The EP opens with the jagged, post-punk-leaning “Bird Tracks in the Snow,” but it also shows off a prettier side to SAVAK with the other three songs.

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THE PROPER ORNAMENTS - "BLACK TAR"

UK band The Proper Ornaments, lead by James Hoare (Ultimate Painting, Veronica Falls), release their fifth album in February.

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THE JUST JOANS - "WEE GUYS"

Glasgow’s The Just Joans, led by siblings David and Katie Pope, have been cranking out charmingly shambolic, twee-leaning but feisty indiepop since the mid-’00s and their biting sense of humor (and thick Glaswegian accents) make for easy comparisons to The Vaselines. Their new album is out next week.

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