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…

FONTAINES DC - "DARKLANDS" (JAMC COVER)

Fontaines DC, who have a new album on the way, have covered The Jesus & Mary Chain's "Darklands" for Radio X's "Phone Covers" series. Shot in their respective homes (including one picaresque seaside location), it's a pretty straight-up rendition of the track, but sounds pretty nice all the same.

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BUILT TO SPILL - "TELL ME NOW" (DANIEL JOHNSTON COVER)

Built To Spill Plays The Songs Of Daniel Johnston wil be out June 12 via Ernest Jenning Recording Co. Hearing BtS play these rather simple songs really hearkens back to the early days of the band...they sound great.

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YACHT - "DARE!" (SCOUT NIBLETT COVER)

This Scout Niblet cover by YACHT has an interesting story which we'll let them tell: "In 2004 Scout Niblett released a cover of Althea & Donna's dancehall classic "Uptown Top Ranking," a truly perfect song by two Jamaican teens from 1977. Scout's single was recorded by Steve Albini and included two other songs, one of which was the radically sparse 'Dare!' In 2003, our bandmate Rob's solo act, Bobby Birdman, opened up for Scout (her given name is Emma) at the tiny b-venue attached to the Showbox Theater in Seattle. Jona played drums for Rob that night and Emma ruled. We've been fanatics ever since. Jona used to cover 'It's All For You' on tour at very early YACHT shows. In 2006 we moved down the street in North Portland to an apartment directly across from a coffee shop (shoutout to the Fresh Pot) that was a meeting point for artists and weirds in the neighborhood. We'd see Emma at the coffee shop all the time and became friends-ish. This forced collaboration is a long time coming."

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BATHS - "BE THAT"

Will Wiesenfeld has shared another song from his upcoming rarities compilation Pop Music / False B-Sides II. "Be That" is elegant and stately while being very minimal and a little glitchy. Nice song.

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ALICE COOPER - "DON'T GIVE UP"

Alice Cooper addresses these tough times on his new motivational single, "Don't Give Up," which he released because he "felt the need to talk directly to his fans from isolation in his home where he is working to finish his upcoming album. It’s Cooper’s shout-out to keep our heads high, to stay strong, and to fight back together." I dunno if it slaps as hard as "School's Out" or "No More Mr. Nice Guy," but it's nice that Alice is thinking of us. If you want it on a limited edition 7" picture disc, you can pre-order that.

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GIRL IN RED - "SAY IT" (MAGGIE ROGERS COVER)

"I’m stoked to be a part of the new studio concept and to have gotten the opportunity to record the track in Spotify’s studio," girl in red says about her new cover of Maggie Roger's "Say It," which was recorded as part of Spotify's new "Studio Oyster" program. "The possibilities to be creative in there is something I really took advantage of, and it turned the song into what it is today."

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CHERIE CURRIE - BLVDS OF SPLENDOR (FT. BILLY CORGAN, JULIETTE LEWIS, SLASH, MORE) (ALBUM STREAM)

Onetime Runaways lead singer Cherie Currie released Blvds of SPlendor for Record Store Day 2019 as a vinyl exclusive, but it's finally come to streaming services. The record features appearances from Billy Corgan (who co-wrote and sings on the title track), Slash, Duff McKagan, Brody Dalle, Juliette Lewis and more.

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SLOWTHAI - "BB (BODYBAG)" (prod. DOM MAKER of MOUNT KIMBIE)

slowthai has dropped his third new song of the week, and this one was produced by Dom Maker of Mount Kimbie. They make for a great pair, and this song is only more proof that slowthai can't be stopped.

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BALDI/GERYCZ DUO (CLOUD NOTHINGS) - BLESSED REPAIR

CLoud Nothings leader Dylan Baldi and the band's beastly drummer Jayson Gerycz also make free jazz as Baldi/Gerycz Duo, and their album Blessed Repair is out today, along with a psychedelic video for "Street Mantra."

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SARAH JAROSZ - "MAGGIE"

Sarah Jarosz has shared another song off her upcoming World On The Ground: the lovely, alt-country-tinged "Maggie."

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GAYNGS - "APPEAYL 2 U"

Justin Vernon and Ryan Olson's band Gayngs have released their first new song in nearly a decade, and it's an uplifting, soulful song, but in that distinctly off-kilter Justin Vernon kind of way. This one features Naeem, Velvet Negroni, and several other guest vocalists.

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YUNG LEAN - "STARZ" FT. ARIEL PINK

Yung Lean released his new album Starz today and the woozy title track features vocals from Ariel Pink.

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THE NEVERLY BOYS (DAVE SITEK & DANIEL LEDINSKY) - DARKSIDE OF EVERYTHING (ALBUM STREAM)

The Neverly Boys, aka TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek and Daniel Ledinsky), just dropped their debut album, Darkside of Everything, which leans toward anthemic pop rock.

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CRACK CLOUD - "OUSTER STEW"

Vancouver post-punk collective Crack Cloud will release their debut album, Pain Machine, on July 17. They've just shared the video for first single, the synth-punk-y "Ouster Stew," which is quite the epic -- part Mad Max post-apocalyptic hellscape, part zombie nightmare, part choreographed dance number.

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THE ACACIA STRAIN - "INVERTED PERSON" & "CHHINNAMASTA"

The Acacia Strain continue their series of two-song singles with two more songs that continue to push the envelope of what 2000s-style metalcore/deathcore can sound like in the year 2020.

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REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER & JUSTICE TRIPP - REGIONAL JURTICE CENTER

One man powerviolence band Regional Justice Center dropped a new two-song EP with vocals by Trapped Under Ice/Angel Du$t frontman Justice Tripp (titled Regional Jurtice Center, nice), and both songs go as hard as you'd expect.

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JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW - "HEADLIGHTS"

James Vincent McMorrow is prepping his fifth album, which features production by Paul Epworth, Lil Silva, Kenny Beats, Chailift's Patrick Wimberley, and JVM himself, and the first taste is the atmospheric, glitchy pop of "Headlights."

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REASON - "POP SHIT" (ft. SCHOOLBOY Q)

Reason continues his recent string of singles with another good one, "Pop Shit," featuring his TDE labelmate Schoolboy Q.

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MELII - "BDE" (ft. SMOOVE'L)

Harlem rapper Melii has a new single out, and she goes hard on this one.

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PROBLEM - "JANET FREESTYLE (REMIX)" (ft. TERRACE MARTIN)

Compton rapper Problem will release his new album Coffee & Kush Vol 1 on May 29 via Diamond Lane Music Group/Rostrum Records, and it features this new song which is a tribute to his friend Nispey Hussle. It was produced by Mike & Keys, samples Janet Jackson, and features jazz musician/Kendrick Lamar collaborator Terrace Martin on vocoder and saxophone.

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THIS IS HEAD - "THE ONE?"

Swedish band This is Head are back with this dreamy new single that's been in the ether for a while. Backstory: "It's warm and cramped in the small room on Santa Monica Blvd. This is Head have been in the USA for a month now. After just over a week of shows in the February cold of New York and Boston, the idea is now to play live and write music in L.A. The quartet stands there jostling for space, playing and writing. A large part of the material is then re-recorded and ends up on the album "This is Head", some falls into oblivion and one song, "The One?", ends up somewhere in between. The recording from that room in L.A. has finally been dusted off, mixed and reborn."

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BEST COAST - "SCOOBY DOO THEME SONG"

The new Scooby-Doo movie, Scoob! is out today, along with its soundtrack. It includes a rendition of the theme song from Best Coast.

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RICO NASTY - "MY LITTLE ALIEN"

Rico Nasty also has a song on the Scoob! soundtrack, the sing-songy "My Little Alien."

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NEIL YOUNG - "TRY"

Neil Young's "lost" mid '70s album Homegrown is finally coming out in June, and it'll include this excellent song, which features Emmylou Harris, Levon Helm, and others. Read more here.

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SHARON VAN ETTEN & JOSH HOMME - "(WHAT’S SO FUNNY ’BOUT) PEACE, LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING?" (COVER)

Sharon Van Etten and Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme duet on this minimal, atmospheric cover of the Nick Lowe classic "(What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?" (also made famous by Elvis Costello). Read more here.

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DEERHOOF - "DAMAGED EYES SQUINTING INTO THE BEAUTIFUL OVERHOT SUN"

Here's the final pre-release single off Deerhoof's upcoming album Future Teenage Cave Artists. You can read more about it, watch an instructional video from guitarists Ed Rodriguez and John Dieterich on how to play it, and check out the list that John made us of the music he's been listening to in quarantine here.

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NUVOLASCURA - "PIXEL VISION ANXIETY"

The second single off Nuvolascura's upcoming sophomore album As We Suffer From Memory and Imagination is a mathy, screamo rager. Read more about it here.

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