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…

TIM BURGESS (THE CHARLATANS) - "LAURIE"

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans has been busy organizing album listening parties on Twitter during our COVID-19 isolation but he's also got a new solo album, I Love the New Sky, coming out in May. He says this new single is "perhaps the most personal song I've ever written," and it's lovely pop song too.

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POTTERY - "HOT LIKE JUNGLE"

Every new single from Montreal band Pottery's debut album has showed off a different side of the band. "Hot Like Jungle," displays a mellowness you may not associate with the group's hyperactive live shows. “This was written as a love song for Paul’s girlfriend," say the band. "He had a job working construction one summer came up the lyrics almost as a sort of Springsteen parody, they’re very blue-collar, very working class. When Austin sings it we always picture him on a mountain shouting off into the distance with a girl out there singing back to him.”

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NICOLE ATKINS - "DOMINO"

Nicole Atkins will release new album Italian Ice on May 29 via Single Lock Records. The album was recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio with a group of her “best musical friends”: Jim Sclavunos and David “Moose” Sherman from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Dap-Kings’ Binky Griptite, and drummer McKenzie Smith (St. Vincent, Midlake), plus Spooner Oldham and David Hood of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. The album also features songs co-written with Daniel Daniel (who also guests on "Captain"), Hamilton Leithauser, and Carl Broemel. The title is an homage to her Jersey Shore roots. With a groove reminiscent of The Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive," the video likewise has Nicole cruising Asbury Park in a definite tip of the hat to the opening of Saturday Night Fever. No pizza slice stacking, though.

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BING AND RUTH - “I HAD NO DREAM”

David Moore will release his new album as Bing & Ruth, titled Species, on July 17 and features Farfisa organ, clarinet and double bass its instruments, with a conceptual focus on suspended time and trance. “I suppose what interested me the most in putting this together was the concept of trance and what can happen to the listener by submitting to the wave of the thing,” Moore explains. “Upon reflection, I suppose what I was moving towards was a way to feel small - a way to feel deeply humble. I had always made music in search of some sort of inner peace, but I no longer cared so much to comfort myself. I’d grown tired, it seemed, of looking inward. I wanted to look nowhere.”

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NORAH JONES - "HOW I WEEP"

"My friend got me into poetry this year," Norah Jones says of ner new album, Pick Me Up off the Floor which is out in June. "Her poetry, then she gave me poetry books. That plus reading Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein to my kids every night got me into a word maze and I wrote this poem. I liked it but doubted I would ever release a book of poems and started thinking how to turn it into a song. I edited it down quite a bit and sat with it and a very different kind of song emerged. I immediately thought of this string duo I saw to do an arrangement and I loved how it turned out as if they played the main role of the subject, or the 'loss.'” "How I Weep" is the opening track off the album.

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BAD COP/BAD COP - "SIMPLE GIRL"

LA punks Bad Cop/Bad Cop have announced their third album, The Ride!, due June 19 via Fat Wreck Chords. The first single is "Simple Girl," a super catchy anthem that's both poppy and punky but too gritty to be "pop punk," and Stacey Dee says: "I wrote 'Simple Girl' in response to what the man I’m seeing said to me when pausing our relationship.... 'We both have complicated lives, the next person I’m going to be with is going to be simple.' It hurt and got me thinking. I decided then to make a declaration of everything I am and am proud to be."

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LETTUCE - "HOUSE OF LETT"

Boston funk vets Lettuce have shared another song off Resonate. It incorporates beat-driven disco-house, a lively horn section, and more, and it's a very good time.

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HEALING POTPOURRI - "THINK ABOUT US"

San Francisco indie popsters Healing Potpourri will release their new album Blanket of Calm on June 12 via Run For Cover, and you can hear the breezy new single "Think About Us" now. Real Estate fans, take note.

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AMBER MARK - "WAITING" (DEMO)

Amber Mark recently released a soulful cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" for her COVERED-19 series, and now here's another new track for that series, though this one's not a cover. It's a new original called "Waiting," and Amber says it's a "demo" but it sounds pretty pro already.

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MAVI - "FIRE ALARM (!)" (ft. MAASSAI)

DC abstract rapper Mavi follows last year's great Let the Sun Talk with a new song featuring Brooklyn rapper Maassai (who also just had a great verse on Medhane's new album).

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KENNY MASON - ANGELIC HOODRAT

Atlanta rapper Kenny Mason recently released "Metal Wings," a rock-tinged rap song that we compared to Denzel Curry, and today he surprise-released a new album featuring that song and 13 others. He also put out a video for the title track.

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DOUGIE POOLE - 'VAPING ON THE JOB"

Dougie Pool, who has played in Drugdealer and Jerry Paper's live bands, will release his new album, The Freelancer's Blues, on June 12 via Wharf Cat. He's created a mutant, urban form of country that's as influenced by the weirdo L.A. scene as it is '70s honky tonk. Get a taste with first single "Vaping on the Job." "It’s a thing that people do," Poole told FADER. "It’s a thing that I’ve done. Depending on the job you’re doing, and depending on what you’re vaping, it can be reckless and stupid. But I think most people who vape on the job are just doing what they need to do to get through the day."

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LAND OF TALK - "COMPELLED"

Land of Talk's new album Indistinct Conversations was originally due out in May, but due to the coronavirus pandemic its release has been postponed, with a new date tba. Elizabeth Powell did a livestream where she performed a couple of songs from the upcoming album, first single "Weight of that Weekend," and "Compelled," which hasn't hit streaming services yet, but you can watch Elizabeth do a solo take on below.

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RODRIGO Y GABRIELA - "GAMMA STATE"

Acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are back with new single "Gamma State." It was written during the Mettavolution sessions but didn't fit the album.

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THE JADED HEARTS CLUB (MBRS BLUR, ZUTONS, MUSE) - “THIS LOVE STARVED HEART OF MINE (IT’S KILLING ME)”

Jaded Hearts Club - a supergroup featuring members of Blur, Last Shadow Puppets, The Zutons, Muse and, uh, Jet -- will release their debut album later this year. "We listened to hours and hours of songs from the Northern Soul/Motown period to choose the right 10 for an album," says Muse's Matt Bellamy. "This perfectly sums up what we are trying to do as The Jaded Hearts Club - to shed light on some of the greatest lost songs ever written."

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RINA SAWAYAMA - "BAD FRIEND"

Rina Sawayama's debut LP comes out on Friday, and she's shared one final single ahead of its release, "Bad Friend." It's "a fucking special song for me," Rina writes. "I wanna say send 'Bad Friend' to someone u have been a bad friend to, but is that kinda weird ???? I dunno. I'm just gonna sit here and cry this song makes me so emotional."

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MUZZ (INTERPOL, BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN, WALKMEN) - "RED WESTERN SKY"

Muzz, the new group featuring Interpol’s Paul Banks, Josh Kaufman (Bonny Light Horseman, Day of the Dead, Josh Ritter, etc), and Matt Barrick (The Walkmen, Jonathan Fire*Eater, Fleet Foxes), have announced their self-titled debut album which will be out June 6 via Matador. Here's the third single.

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UMBRA VITAE - "MANTRA OF MADNESS"

Converge frontman J Bannon has shared another song by his new death metal-inspired band Umbra Vitae, and you can read more about it here.

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FAKE NAMES - "FIRST EVERLASTING"

Here's the second single by punk supergroup Fake Names (Refused, Bad Religion, Dag Nasty, Embrace, etc), which you can read more about here.

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SOFT PLASTICS (FROG EYES) - "HERE'S WHERE THE SUN WAS," "WYLD THYNG" & "THE PARTY'S STTILL ON"

Frog Eyes is no more, but now Carey Mercer, Mel Campbell, and late-period Frog Eyes member Shyla Seller are Soft Plastics, and they've just released three more songs off their upcoming debut album 5 Dreams (due June 5 via Paper Bag). All three find Carey's style of quirky art rock in fine form.

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ELA MINUS - “THEY TOLD US IT WAS HARD, BUT THEY WERE WRONG”

Electronic artist Ela Minus has signed to Domino and released her first single for the label, the absorbing “they told us it was hard, but they were wrong.” Dark and slinky, the single features a driving beat, an insistent synth hook and Ela’s whispered, chantlike vocals.

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JAMIE XX - "IDONTKNOW"

Jamie xx has released his first proper solo single in five years, and you can read more about it here.

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THURSTON MOORE - “INSTANT TRANSCENDENT CONJECTURE"

Thurston Moore has unearthed another previously unreleased song, and you can read more about it here.

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BRITTANY HOWARD - "YOU AND YOUR FOLKS, ME AND MY FOLKS" (FUNKADELIC COVER)

Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard has released a Spotify Singles session, in which she does a version of “Stay High” from her 2019 debut solo album Jaime and also covers Funkadelic‘s “You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks” from 1971’s Maggot Brain.

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WALTER MARTIN - "QUARANTINE BOOGIE (LOCO)" (ft. MATT BERNINGER)

The Walkmen's Walter Martin has released a funny quarantine song to raise awareness for the City Harvest charity. It feature guest vocals by The National's Matt Berninger and such lyrics as “just watched the guy from Death Cab For Cutie do a concert in his pajamas” and “I still refuse to watch Tiger King.” Read more here.

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