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…

SERPENTWITHFEET - APPARITION EP

serpentwithfeet is back with a new three-song EP, which finds his R&B/art pop fusion in fine form.

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THE LEMON TWIGS - LIVE

Recorded live to tape during shows in Pawtucket RI, Northampton MA, and Los Angeles CA, this live album from The Lemon Twigs includes "I Wanna Prove to You," ""These Words" and "As Long as We're Together" and all proceeds benefit the Coalition for the Homeless.

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ROSE CITY BAND (RIPLEY OF WOODEN SHJIPS/MOON DUO) - "REAL LONG GONE"

Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips and Moon Duo also records music as part of the twangy Rose City Band and they'll release new album Summerlong on May 15 via Thrill Jockey. "'Real Long Gone' is generally about trying to outrun the past, chased by ghosts," says Ripley of this rollicking song. "The vibe is inspired by memories of road trips down to Bakersfield, to go to Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace, and just road trips through California in general. Windows rolled down, radio blaring."

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DAUGHTER OF SWORDS - “WHAT WONDROUS LOVE IS THIS?”

Alexandra Sauser-Monnig of Mountain Man has released a new song under her Daughter of Swords guise. “What Wondrous Love Is This?” is a traditional spiritual that Alexandra sings a capella with only the ambience of the room providing any kind of accompaniment. "Being human is raw, especially now," says Alexandra. "‘What Wondrous Love is This?’ is an invitation to touch down in the moment and let yourself be.”

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MINDFORCE - SWINGIN SWORDS, CHOPPIN LORDS EP

Poughkeepsie's Mindforce have been moving up in the metallic hardcore world for a few years now, and today they dropped a new four-song EP which finds them continuing to hone a crisp, tough sound that's rooted in some clear '80s and '90s influences but sounds totally fresh.

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HARAM - "FEAR OF THE ARABIC LANGUAGE"

NYC hardcore greats Haram follow last year's Where Were You on 9/11? EP with the new single "Fear of the Arabic Language," and as you'd expect from this band, it's a ripper with a purpose.

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ASHER GAMEDZE - "SYNTHESIS"

A lot of us were first introduced to South African jazz drummer Asher Gamedze when he featured on Angel Bat Dawid's great 2019 album The Oracle, and now he's set to release his own debut album, Dialectic Soul, on July 10 via On The Corner Records. It'll feature the side-long "State of Emergence Suite," and the five and a half minute "Synthesis" from that suite is streaming now. Promising stuff.

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BENNY SINGS - "SUNNY AFTEROON"

Benny Sings makes breezy R&B pop that sounds like it dropped straight out of San Diego in 1978. His new album for Stones through, Music, is out later this year and here's a string-laden early taste. “I wrote this song with PJ Morton and his band when they were in Amsterdam,” Benny says. “We’ve been talking ever since the MySpace age, and this was the first time we actually met in real life, which resulted in this song. At first it seems maybe too happy-go-lucky for these times, but if you listen closely it’s actually more fitting than you think.”

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I'M GLAD IT'S YOU - "SILENT CEREMONY"

Here's another song from California indie/emo band I'm Glad It's You's upcoming album Every Sun, Every Moon (due 5/15 via 6131). It's yet another good one, and a little brighter and more upbeat than the last single.

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FENNE LILY - “TO BE A WOMAN PT. 2”

“Usually when writing about rage, most of the initial anger I feel towards the person or situation becomes diluted through the recording process, but this song was different," says Fenne Lily of her new single that takes the loud-quiet-loud formula to extremes. "‘To Be a Woman Pt. 2’ is a call to arms. It’s raw and furious, coming from a place of frustration and pain born from a loss of control and a breach of trust. The result of a manipulative relationship, it’s both a retaliation against subordination and a reclamation of power.”

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MOURN - "CALL YOU BACK"

Spanish three-piece Mourn released their third album, Sorpresa Familia, in 2018 via Captured Tracks, and now they're back with a garagey, upbeat new single, "Call You Back."

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MUNYA - "BOCA CHICA"

Montreal's Munya is back with this buoyant new single. "The world is upside down, we don’t know when this is going to end and what the long term effects are going to be...but I know we have to keep dreaming," she says. "Boca Chica is the name of a town in Texas where SpaceX is building dreams, they are building a starship to Mars. I know a Starship is not going to save any lives today, but I also know that the science and technology we create from these programs will help shape the future for the best just as the Space race did in the 60’s. My dream is that we realize we are one, realize we are all in this together, that we all need to help each other and that we can do the impossible if we do it together and keep dreaming."

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HEY, KING! - "DON'T LET ME GET AWAY"

Canadian-born, California-based indie folk band Hey, King! will release their Ben Harper-produced debut album in 2021 via ANTI- Records, and while you wait for more details on that, you can check out the album's very promising lead single.

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MORA PROKAZA - "BY CHANCE"

Russia's Mora Prokaza combine black metal filth, traditional Eastern European music, and the avant-garde on this genuinely weird song. It's the first taste of By Chance, which drops July 3 via Season of Mist.

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NANA GRIZOL - "SOUTH SOMEWHERE ELSE"

Athens, GA's Nana Grizol release their new album, South Somewhere, is out June 19 and here's the bouncy, very catchy title track.

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AMBER MARK - "1894"

"Ya’ll know what it’s like when ur in da club dancing with ur girls & some guy comes up tryna mack it and ruins the vibe," Amber Mark writes. "Well I got a lil tipsy and wrote a song about that feeling. Didn’t have dancers or a club setting so I hung up some tablecloths and made my quarantine buddies dance with me. Actually had the best day in quarantine thus far. Also highly recommend dancing like a fool these days, great release." It's part of her ongoing COVERED-19 quarantine series.

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EVE OWEN - "MOTHER"

London singer and songwriter, and The National-collaborator Eve Owen is releasing her debut album, Don't Let the Inky Dry, on May 8 via 37d03d Records. She worked on it with Aaron Dessner, and the latest single is "Mother." "I wanted the energy of this song, sonically, to really embody a coming of age story, a stirring adrenaline-fueled crescendo," Eve writes. "‘Mother’ is about a big energy, a big being always there to hold you and heal you when needed—whether that being is in your dreams, in music, in your family, in ideas, in who you are, in what you want to be. This energy never leaves if you keep it close by. It’s saying if you fall, there will always be someone or something to pick you back up again, so you can jump and live and explore without hesitation and fear. The song is about having an internal mother and trusting your gut."

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SAMIA - "IS THERE SOMETHING IN THE MOVIES?"

Samia says her gentle, folky new single is "about heartbreak and disenchantment with the entertainment industry,” adding, “I felt betrayed by someone honoring that fantasy over my love. Glorifying the idea of legacy or life as a means to an end makes me really sad, especially when it comes to people dying young. There’s a line about sleeping with a stuffed pig that Brittany Murphy gave me the day I was born; her death has always felt painfully unnecessary to me and has fueled my resentment towards that whole thing." The video stars Maya Hawke (Stranger Things) and Charlie Plummer (Looking for Alaska) and Samia says "In the video, Maya and Charlie play 'Movies' and I’m just trying to make sense of them.”

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DEERHOOF - "SYMPHONY #1"

Deerhoof are set to release new album Future Teenage Cave Artists on May 29 but before that they'll release Surprise Symphonies this Friday. Yes it's a surprise release and is Bandcamp only, as part of the online music service's special activities on May 1 where Bandcamp is giving their cut of the profits to the artists. "Symphony #1" is just a taste, and a groovy one at that.

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HAIM - "I KNOW ALONE"

Haim's new album Women in Music Pt. III was originally due out this month, but its release was pushed back because of coronavirus, and its now due out on June 26. About newest single "I Know Alone," Danielle Haim writes, "“I know alone” comes out tomorrow. it was always going to be the next song we wanted to show u guys from wimpiii, but it has kind of taken on a new meaning. the first lyric we wrote was “i know alone like no one else does”. this came from feeling like I was in the deepest spiral of being alone and feeling like i felt loneliness deeper than anyone ever had . i remember there were a lot of solo drives with a couple diet cokes in the passengers seat, going for hours at night to clear my head. Now with everything going on “alone” feels like a ritual. only I know my own little secret routine on these days of being by myself and I almost take comfort in it. It’s my own way of staying sane in my alone-ness and its really helping me get through this. I hope all this makes sense- trying to describe a song is always a little daunting for me - but I always want to let u guys know where I’m coming from. We hope that this song can bring u a little comfort in this crazy time."

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NICK CAVE - "COSMIC DANCER" (T. REX COVER)

A Hal Willner-produced T. Rex tribute album is coming in September and the first taste is this excellent take on "Cosmic Dancer" by Nick Cave. You can read much more about the project here.

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MEGAN THEE STALLION - "SAVAGE" (REMIX ft. BEYONCE)

Megan Thee Stallion has a new remix of "Savage" to benefit COVID-19 relief efforts and it features none other than fellow Houston artist Beyonce.

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BIG THIEF - "LOVE IN MINE"

Big Thief released a new song from the Two Hands sessions, and you can read more about it here.

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LET IT COME DOWN - "MONDAY"

Kramer (the NYC producer/musician not the Seinfeld character) is reviving his '80s/'90s label Shimmy Disc and the first release will be this new project with Xan Tyler. “I’d been hearing Xan’s voice in my dreams for decades, so you can imagine the shock I experienced when I first heard her voice while awake," says Kramer. "I invited her to work with me on an LP of songs I’d been working on for a long, long time.”

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OASIS - "DON'T STOP" (DEMO)

“Like the rest of the world I’ve had infinite time to kill lately so I thought I’d FINALLY look and find out what was actually on the HUNDREDS of faceless unmarked cd’s I’ve got lying around in boxes at home,” Noel Gallagher writes in regards to the recently unearthed Oasis demo of unreleased song “Don’t Stop” that he thought “had been lost forever.”

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DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL - "CIRCLES" (POST MALONE COVER)

Just days after Post Malone took the internet by storm with his all Nirvana covers livestream, Dashboard Confessional has released a cover of a Post Malone song. Read more here.

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SPICE (mem CEREMONY) - "FIRST FEELING"

Ceremony frontman Ross Farrar and drummer Jake Casarotti now also both play in Spice alongside members of Sabertooth Zombie, Creative Adult, and more. Read more about their debut single here.

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PARALYSIS - "CUT SHORT"

NJ crossover thrashers Paralysis will release their sophomore LP Mob Justice in May and you can read more about new single "Cut Short" here.

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