With hearts of thanksgiving & gratitude to present the following showcase of innovative international artistry—Impose’s Week in Pop kicks off your holiday weekend with breaking exclusives & big buzz. Now with your headline news roundup, DRAM dropped the EP #1HappyHoliday; Bill Baird dropped the Elizabeth Abrams, Matthew Nauser & Ben Corfield video for “Walking In A Straight Line” & announced the new album Straight Time will be available December 1; Mick Jenkins dropped the mixtape or more; the anxious; Talib Kweli dropped the video for “Traveling Light” feat. Anderson .Paak & produced by Kaytranada off of Radio Silence; Colin Stetson dropped “The Rain Like Curses”; Sevdaliza dropped the Ian Pons Jewell video for “Heart My Pain Heal”; JAY-Z dropped videos for “Legacy“, “Smile” & Marcy Me“; Moon Taxi dropped the title track for their upcoming Let The Record Play album available January 19; The Oh Hellos dropped “Torches” off their upcoming EP Notos available December 8; SSION dropped the video for “Comeback” off the upcoming album O available in early 2018 from DERO Arcade; &around dropped the breakout single “Dreaming”; SZA dropped “Go Gina” (stripped) video; Evalyn dropped the Sandcastle (Stripped) EP, playing It’s a School Night at LA’s Bardot November 27; Bomba Estéreo dropped the Femke Huurdeman video for “Química” ft. Balkan Beat Box & continue tour with Arcade Fire; Grooms dropped the Edmond Hawkins video for “Softer Now” from their Western Vinyl album Exit Index; Sigur Rós releasing rarities happening alongside the Icelandic Norður og Niður holiday arts festival & Jónsi dropped the untitled opening cut to Frakkur, 2000-2004; BADBADNOTGOOD dropped the video for “Cashmere” starring & directed by Flockey Ocscor; Post Malone dropped the video for “rockstar” ft. 21 Savage; ONR. signed to Capitol Records & dropped “5 Years Time”; jesse rutherford from The Neighbourhood dropped the video for “Blame”; Shame signed to Dead Oceans & announced their debut album Songs of Praise available January 12 & dropped the Homer & Farley video for “Concrete”; Niterooms dropped their self-titled EP & the ED Townend video video for “Headway”; Margo Price covered Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble”; José James dropped live performance of “Better Off Dead” from the tribute series Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers launching January 11 in NYC; the NASA launched Voyager Golden Records set to see release via Light in the Attic/Ozma Records; Half Waif reissued Probable Depths via Cascine; Panda Bear announced the new EP A Day With the Homies available January 12 via Domino; Glassjaw announced their new album Material Control available December 1 via Century Media & dropped “shira”; Mudhoney announced the live album LiE [Live in Europe] & dropped “Judgement, Rage, Retribution and Thyme” live; Colleen Green announced December tour dates in Brazil & North America; Prawn announced their 2018 tour that involves headlining the Topshelf Records Label Tour in December; Dead Rider, The Jesus Lizard & The Mountain Goats tour; Bitchin Bajas embark on their December tour; Marfa Myths buzz; Bonnaroo 2018 buzz; MUTEK expands to include San Francisco happening in May 2018; Kilo Kish announced Creative Class as part of Miami Art Week with Real – Safe, presented via HVW8 Gallery; Jack White released the children’s book We’re Going to Be Friends; Melody Prochet of Melody’s Echo Camber shared her first update since her accident; Wayne Coyne unveils Flaming Lips wrapping paper; Live Nation lawsuit filed by hundreds of victims from the Las Vegas mass shooting; artists responded to Nick Cave’s press conference about Tel Aviv performances; Pinegrove cancel remaining tour dates after Evan Stephans Hall accused of sexual coercion; Russell Simmons responded to sexual assalt allegations; Sweden women struck back at rampant sexual abuse/harassment in the Scandinavian entertainment industries; we celebrate the life of Tommy Keene; and Morrissey weighed in on sexual assault allegations in the entertainment industry.
Moving along, it is our pleasure & privilege to present interviews, exclusives & insights from Amy Reid, Nicholas Fisher, The Veldt, Jeff Rona, TIO, featuring guest selections by The Telescopes & more—in no particular order.