Week in Pop: Micah E. Wood, Palace Doctor, WAJU

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Arjan Miranda, The Anatomy of Frank, Boulevards, MADDEE, Pope, guest selections by TOKiMONSTA.

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Sjimon Gompers | September 15, 2017

The rise of international pop futurist—WAJU; press photo courtesy of the artist.

Continuing our global mission of peace & aesthetic enlightenment, Impose’s Week in Pop returns to wrap up your week with the latest breaking exclusives. Presenting some of the week’s biggest buzz you may have missed in the feeds, our hero Shamir dropped the James Thomas Marsh & Paul Des Marais & Jason MacDonald & Optimist Studios video for “90’s Kids” off Revelations available November 3 through Father/Daughter Records; Kali Uchis dropped the video for “Nuestro Plaenta” ft. Reykon; hurricane telethon ft. Beyoncé, Diddy, Drake, Jamie Foxx, Justin Timberlake, Travis Scott, etc; iPhone X & 8 hype; Earl Sweatshirt debuted new material at Anaheim’s Day N Night Festival; DOOM dropped “Notebook 05”; Lil Uzi Vert x Maxo Kream dropped “Mars”; Jessie Ware dropped “Alone”; Arca x Hood By Air’s Shayne Oliver dropped the videos for “Sick” & “Elmo“; Philadelphia’s Joy Again are readying singles for September 21 through Never Grow Up Records; Camyrn dropped the video for “Glow”; Blood Orange dropped “BOWERYLDN EDIT 6 15 SEPTEMBER”; Jlin remixed Ben Frost’s “Ionia”; LANY dropped the Isaac Ravishankara video for “Super Far”; Jordan Alexander dropped the Victoria Long/Hera Creative video for “Cool”; NAO dropped “Nostalgia”; Grooms dropped “Magistrate Seeks Romance” off the album Exit Index available October 20 from Western Vinyl; Julia Jacklin dropped the video for “Cold Caller” featured off the new Eastwick/Cold Caller 7” available today from Polyvinyl; The Weather Station dropped the video for “I Kept it All To Myself” off their upcoming self-titled album available October 6 from Paradise of Bachelors; Young Jesus’s self-titled is available through Gigantic Noise & they announced tour with Pope; Ane Brun covered Radiohead’s “How To Disappear Completely” with the album Leave Me Breathless available October 6 via her imprint Balloon Ranger Records; SWMRS dropped their video for “Drive North”; Post Malone dropped “rockstar” ft. 21 Savage; !!! dropped “The Long Walk”; Four Tet announced the studio album New Energy available September 29; new L7 singles dropping September 29 through Don Giovanni; Burial dropped “Rodent”; Grandaddy are reissuing Under the Western Freeway available October 20 through Friendshipforever & dropped a demo of “Hawaiian Island Wranglers”; Japanese Breakfast dropped the RPG video game “Japanese Breakquest” & is also featured on the new Giraffage single “Maybes”; Blue Hawaii dropped the video for “Versus Game” off the album Tenderness available October 6 via Arbutus; Miley Cyrus covered Roberta Flack’s “The First Time I Saw Your Face”; Björk announced that her new album will be titled Utopia available in November & dropped “The Gate”; Snail Mail signed to Matador; Marissa Nadler announced the new album of home recordings titled Leave the Light On; Vagabon scored the Ulla Johnson Fall runway show at New York Fashion Week 2017 & expanded headline tour dates in NYC & Philly, Infinite Worlds is available now via Father/Daughter Records; Lomelda released Thx via Double Double Whammy & is currently touring with Pinegrove & Florist; Seattle’s Gruntruck returned & dropped “Bar Fly” off their upcoming unreleased third album available October 13 via Found Recordings; Naomi Punk dropped the Zach Phillips video for “Cardboard” off the Captured Tracks album Yellow with a tour happening now; Radiohead to collaborate with Hans Zimmer; Weezer dropped “Beach Boys”; Wavves dropped “The Lung”; Widowspeak touring with Clearance; The Replacements dropped a previously unreleased live version of “Bastards of Young”; Gucci Mane’s tight new sneaker line; Third Man reissuing select Chess Records; Chance the Rapper sued for copyright infringement; Mark Ronson sued over the similarities of “Uptown Funk” to Zapp’s “More Bounce to the Ounce”; Polish group Decapitated accused of gang-rape; Ringo Starr supports Brexit; Sinéad O’Connor talked to Dr. Phil; “The Gene Simmons Vault Experience” is real; we wish Lady Gaga an expedient recovery; we remember Grant Hart & Harry Dean Stanton.

As we look to the roads ahead, it is our pleasure & privilege to present the following interviews, insights & exclusives from Micah E. Wood, Palace Doctor, WAJU, Arjan Miranda, The Anatomy of Frank, Boulevards, MADDEE, Pope, featuring guest selections by TOKiMONSTA & more—in no particular order.

Week in Pop Quick Links (Table of Contents):

1. Micah E. Wood
2. Palace Doctor
3. WAJU
4. Arjan Miranda
5. The Anatomy of Frank
6. Boulevards
7. MADDEE
8. Pope
10. Week in Pop media roundup
11. TOKiMONSTA’s Week in Pop guest selections

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