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…

LIL UZI VERT - "SASUKE"

Lil Uzi Vert already released two of the best albums of 2020, and now he's keeping the momentum going with yet another new song.

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156/SILENCE - "CONFLICT OF INTEREST"

Pittsburgh's 156/Silence are among the many bands bringing classic-style metalcore back in interesting ways, and if you dig this kinda stuff, you're gonna wanna hear their upcoming album Irrational Pull, due June 5 via self-release. It was produced by Weekend Nachos' Andy Nelson and mastered by Brad Boatright (Torche, Integrity, Obituary, etc), and new single "Conflict of Interest" is a serious ripper.

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GIA MARGARET - "APATHY" & "BODY"

Chicago musician Gia Margaret released her debut album, There’s Always Glimmer, in 2018, but later suffered an illness that left her unable to sing for half a year. "After having to cancel tours because of illness, I was unable to sing for nearly half of the year," she says. "This left me feeling like a shell of myself, so I turned to my synthesizer for comfort. These compositions helped me hold onto my identity as a music maker. At times this music helped soothe my anxiety more than therapy or anything else could." She's releasing an album of the ambient music she made during that time called Mia Gargaret, due out on June 12, 2020 via Orindal records, and she's shared the first two tracks, "apathy" and "body."

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SOPHIA - "WE SEE YOU (TAKING AIM)" & "ALIVE"

Robin Proper-Sheppard's long-running indie rock band Sophia have been at since the mid '90s (when they released their classic 1996 indie/slowcore debut Fixed Water, a split with Swervedriver, and more), and they'll release a new album, Holding On / Letting Go, on August 21 via The Flower Shop Recordings. First single "Alive" shares some DNA with the band's classic slowcore material, but the more recently released "We See You (Taking Aim)" is loud, hard-hitting indie rock.

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CONNAN MOCKASIN - "I WANNA TROLL WITH YOU" GENTLE DOM (ANDREW VANWYNGARDEN OF MGMT) REMIX

Mexican Summer Records has announced Looking Glass, a "new single series celebrating the human condition through remote connection that benefits artists directly during these uncertain times." Released via Bandcamp, all the singles' proceeds go to the artist, or a charity of their choice. The first of these has just been released, a remix of Connan Mockasin's Caramel track "I Wanna Roll with You" by Gentle Dom (aka MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden). Renamed "I Wanna Troll with You," the song's been significantly chilled out but is still trippy. Ahead on the Looking Glass slate: singles by Angel Bat Dawid, Ariel Pink, Julie Byrne, The Green Child, Photay, and more.

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SUPERORGANISM - "ISOLATION" (JOHN LENNON COVER)

Eight-piece collective Superorganism aren't together in quarantine, but they reunited digitally to cover John Lennon's "Isolation" for French radio station Radio Nova. "Radio Nova asked us to do a cover fit for a pandemic so we came up with our very own version of John Lennon's Isolation," they write. "Robert Strange on the vid , Orono on the make-up tutorial "

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SHORT-HAIRED DOMESTIC - "A SONG IN LATIN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF COMFORTABLE SHOES"

Tim Friese-Greene, who is probably best known for producing/collaborating with Talk Talk but has also produced albums by Catherine Wheel, Thomas Dolby and more, has formed a new group, Short-Haired Domestic, with his life partner, Lee Friese-Greene (who some may remember from '90s band Sidi Bou Said). Their debut single is out June 5 and features songs written in foreign languages. You can check out "A song in Latin about the importance of comfortable shoes" right now which is groovy in a loungey kid of way. The B-side, which also has a very self-descriptive title is "A song in Hindi for insomniacs" but you'll have to wait to hear that one.

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JESSY LANZA - "FACE"

Jessy Lanza will release new album All the Time on July 24 via Hyperdub. She made the record with Jeremy Greenspan (Junior Boys) and first single, "Face," was inspired by watching people's faces on the NYC subway. "I was fantasizing about what everyone was thinking based on their expressions,” Jessy says. “I found myself projecting my own feelings onto the strangers I was looking at. I went home and wrote the lyrics imagining that the commuters were having telepathic conversations with each other. The questions I imagined them asking each other oscillated from sexual to confrontational: ‘Baby is it just enough? Tell me do you want it all? Baby are you feeling tough? Feeling tougher more than not?’”

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JME - "YOU KNOW"

Grime MC Jme still hasn't put his 2019 album Grime MC on streaming services, but he's been gradually releasing videos for the songs on it, and the one for "You Know" just came out today.

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TROPHY SCARS - "ARTIST. ARTISTS. (2020)

We were just talking about Trophy Scars' classic 2006 album Alphabet. Alphabets. the other day in our list of 15 albums that defined the 2000s post-hardcore boom, and today they released a new version of "Artist. Artists." from that album. It's noticeably different from the original, and this version's very cool too.

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FLYING LOTUS - "BLACK BALLOONS REPRISE" (INSTRUMENTAL)

Flying Lotus' great 2019 album Flamagra had a lot of guest vocalists, but now he's releasing an instrumental version of the album on May 29 via Warp. Here's the first single.

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SERJ TANKIAN (SYSTEM OF A DOWN) - "HAYASTANE"

System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian's latest song is a string-laden acoustic song with lyrics by Armenia’s Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan. Proceeds go to Armenia's My Step Foundation, which Serj says is" an amazing charity that is spearheading many meaningful initiatives within Armenia focusing on public health, education, culture, social welfare, environment along with other sectors in need, including the current crisis surrounding COVID-19."

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DOMINIC ANGELELLA - "A PICTURE OF A BUTT ON THE COMPUTER"

Dominic Angelella has shared another track from his upcoming album Poison River. The song title might seem a little silly, but the song itself is some seriously good indie rock.

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INFANT ISLAND - "CONTENT"

Infant Island's upcoming album Beneath (due 5/15 via Dog Knights) is shaping up to be one of this year's best screamo revival albums, and here's a new absolutely crushing single from it that finds Infant Island dipping their toes into sludge/post-metal territory.

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LANTERN - "STRANGE NEBULA"

Finland's Lantern will release their their third album, Dimensions, on June 24 via Dark Descent, and lead single "Strange Nebula" finds the band continuing to push their death/black/Celtic Frost style in interesting new directions. Like 2017's II : Morphosis, "Strange Nebula" is melodic without being "melodic death metal," and it covers a lot of appealing ground throughout its seven-minute running time.

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KATY J PEARSON - "TAKE BACK THE RADIO"

British singer-songwriter Katy J Pearson has just shared a new single, the warm, horn-filled "Take Back the Radio," which is out now via Heavenly and features Davey Newington of Boy Azooga on backing vocals and drums, and Laurie Nankivell from Squid. “I enjoyed writing and recording this track so much, it really was a wonderful process. When we were in the studio, Davey came in to lay down drums and add other textural elements, followed by my flatmate Laurie Nankivell who added some cornet. Writing this paragraph from isolation also makes me reflect upon how some of the lyrics feel quite poignant to our universal situation - 'and the land giving hope.' So many people are getting out into their gardens, or are walking to keep them sane during this strange time .. I also hear that radio stations have had a surge in listeners which tickles me into thinking this song is certainly appropriate!”

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WESLEY GONZALEZ (LET'S WRESTLE) - "TRIED TO TELL ME SOMETHING"

Former Let's Wrestle frontman Wesley Gonzalez will release new album Appalling Human on June 12 via Moshi Moshi. For those who remember the shambolic indie rock of his old band, this is very different -- sparkling '80s-style synthpop, as can be heard on this new single. "I spent the months before writing it listening to strictly Prince, Disco and Eurythmics 'There Must Be An Angel.' Lyrically it's a song that focuses on hindsight and looking at things in a different light, how you can be totally in a partnership with someone and in relatively no time at all find that things have changed dramatically." Watch the video below.

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SLEEP EATERS - "IN THIS TOWN"

UK band Sleep Eaters are back with this snarling, twangy bit of indie rock that the band say is a stopgap till they can make thier next album. "I'm stuck in this town" goes the chorus which is a sentiment everyone can identify with these days.

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KHRUANGBIN - “TIME (YOU AND I)”

Khruangbin are back with a new album, Mordechai, that will be out June 26 via Dead Oceans. The record is new territory for the usually instrumental band as it features vocals prominently on nearly every song, as you can hear on this first single.

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PUP - "ANAPHYLAXIS"

PUP have returned with their first new single since last year's great Morbid Stuff, and it's a ripper. Read more here.

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PAY FOR PAIN (ex-TIGERS JAW) - "FALLEN ANGEL"

Adam McIlwee, Dennis Mishko, and Pat Brier of the classic Tigers Jaw lineup are now all playing in a new band together, Pay For Pain, and you can read more about their debut song here.

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FAKE NAMES - "BEING THEM"

Punk supergroup Fake Names (mem Refused, Bad Religion, Minor Threat, Dag Nasty, Embrace, etc) have shared another single off their upcoming debut album.

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SAME - "OSHO TAPES"

Pittsburgh indie rockers Same have a new album coming out on Lauren Records, and you can read more about the Pavement-y new single here.

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2ND GRADE - "DENNIS HOPPER IN EASY RIDER"

Speaking of '90s-style indie rock, this new 2nd Grade song came out today too.

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