Battling the elements, the dramatic political hype, the shuttering of Vine, World Series buzz & more; Impose’s Week in Pop brings you the latest breaking media with a quick look at some of the week’s biggest headlines. Big news as Allison Crutchfield announced her anticipated debut solo album Tourist in This Town available January 27 from Merge Records & dropped the Lara Jean Gallagher video for “Dean’s Room”; Run The Jewels caused widespread buzz with their new single “Talk To Me” off the upcoming album RTJ3; YG dropped the single “One Time Comin'” to pay tribute “In loving memory of the victims of police brutality” & dropped the video; nevermind the rain shite-delays-Grimes-cancellation-refund-bollocks-hype—King Krule debuted a new song & announced a new song all at Beach Goth; A$AP Mob readying Cozy Tapes Vol. 1: Friends- available October 31 from A$AP Worldwide / Polo Grounds Music / RCA; Ab-Soul dropped “Braille” ft. Bas; Charli XCX & Lil Yachty dropped their collaboration “After the Afterparty” produced by SOPHIE; Meek Mill dropped the new mixtape Dreamchasers 4; 2 Chainz dropped the Hibachi For Lunch mixtape; AFI announced the new album AFI (The Blood Album) available January 20 from Concord & dropped “Snow Cats” & “White Offerings“; Common dropped the single “Red Wine” ft. Syd & Elena Pinderhughes; Sallie Ford announced the new album Soul Sick available February 10 from Vanguard Records; Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions dropped “A Wonderful Seed” off the upcoming album Until the Hunter available November 4 via Tendril Tales; Classixx dropped the Jordan Michael Blake video for their How to Dress Well collaboration “Just Let Go”; Richard Hell dropped the new album Quine/Hell as a memorial for Robert Quine; Mountain Goats John Darnielle reflected on their 1995 song “Cubs in Five”; Bon Iver flannel merch; Kristin Hersh dropped a listen to Wyatt at the Coyote Palace; Ryan Adams is not gonna cover an album again; Bob Dylan has finally acknowledged his Nobel Prize award in Literature; Lily Allen wrote a piece on the refugee crisis & portrayal in the media; Fetty Wap sued by former Remy Boyz crew member P-Dice over his the track “679”; Azealia Banks got emotional on “Access Hollywood”; Black Mountain’s gear got stolen in Gothenburg, Sweden; Amy Schumer’s “Formation” faux pas; Kid Cudi versus Drake; Pity Sex announced an “indefinite hiatus” & dropped the Daniel Antebi/Playlab, Inc. video for “Burden You”; NYC Parlour Tricks said goodbye with the new EP (what i think about when i think about) BODIES; Suge Knight is suing Dr. Dre; we lament the loss of Bobby Vee & the loss of Dead or Alive’s Pete Burns; Morrissey adds more tour dates is the subject of a new vegan cookbook (as is Nick Cave, whose book is titled Comfort Eating With Nick Cave: Vegan Recipes to Get Deep Inside of You) from Microcosm Publishing titled Defensive Eating With Morrissey: Vegan Recipes From the One You Left Behind.
Listening & looking ahead, it is our pleasure & privilege to present the following exclusives, insights, interviews & more from Crying, Infinity Shred, Jacky Winter, The Olympians, A.L. Day, Bad Cop, Femme Vanille, halfsour, L.A. Girlfriend, LEATHERS, featuring guest selections by D.R.A.M. & more—in no particular order.