Battling Hurricane Harvey & our states of civic [& civil] incompetence; Impose’s Week in Pop is proud to present the more enlightened & illuminated breaking media exclusives. Presenting just some of the big buzz you may have missed from the week, with a week that was all Taylor Swift everything with news of the new album Reputation & the the single “Look What You Made Me Do”; Cults dropped “I Took Your Picture” off the upcoming album Offering available October 6 through Sinderlyn; DOOM dropped “Doomsayer” produced by Alchemist; RZA along with Entertainment One & 36 Chambers Alc announced the new album Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues available October 13 & dropped “People Say” ft. Redman; MOURN covered “Color Me Impressed” originally by The Replacements; XL Middleton, is back with a brand new album entitled “Things Are Happening” which will be released on October 6 through MoFunk Records & dropped “Enjoy the Ride”; The Jet Age of Tomorrow (duo of the Internet’s Matt Martians & Pyramid Vritra) announced the new album God’s Poop Or Clouds? available September 15 & dropped “Fly Like Me”; Quicksand announced the new album Interiors & dropped “Illuminantt”; Ghostly International released three limited edition prints from Brandon Locher‘s Mazes to the Motherlode series; BloodPop® remixed Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life” ft. The Weeknd & Clams Casino remixed LDR’s “Summer Bummer” ft. A$AP Rocky & Playboi Carti; PUP’s interactive “Old Wounds” video; Corbin (fka Spooky Black) announced the debut album Mourn (produced by Shlohmo & D33J) available September 5 through Wedidit/Kobalt Music Recordings& dropped the title track; LCD Soundsystem dropped the VR experience for “Dance Tonite” & talked about what was supposedly their final show at MSG back in 2011; Lindstrøm announced the album It’s Alright Between Us As It Is available October 20 through Smalltown Supersound & dropped “Shinin” ft. Grace Hall; Cloud Nothings dropped the AUJIK video for “Up To The Surface”; the Internet’s own Syd dropped “Bad Dream/No Looking Back”; Mogwai dropped “Eternal Panther”; Mastodon dropped the video for “Steambreather”; the War on Drugs dropped the Emmett Malloy video for “Pain”; Pro Era dropped the video for “Audiopium” captured live from STEEZ Day 2017 & dropped the Kirk Knight & Nyck Caution collaboration Nyck @ Knight; St. Vincent’s Annie Clark delivered an interview session & debuted new song “LA”; Xie covered Kendrick Lamar’s “LOVE”; Jack Cooper dropped “A Net” off of debut solo album Sandgrown available August 25 through Trouble In Mind; Nicki Minaj & Yo Gotti dropped the video for “Rake It Up”; LAUV dropped the video/doc “Hello”; Ride dropped the Niall Trask video for “Cali” & delivered the Luke Abbott remix for “Cali”; Apollo LTD dropped “One In a Million”; Corey Harper dropped “No Good Alone”; Katy Perry dropped trailer for the brand new “Swish Swish” video; Macklemore announced the album GEMINI available September 22; Giant Claw dropped “Soft Channel 003” off the album of the same name available September 8 via Orange Milk; T-Pain announced acoustic fall tour; John Carpenter announced Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 available October 20 through Sacred Bones & dropped a new rendering of the theme for In the Mouth of Madness; Flying Lotus announced 3D tour; PAWS dropped “Omaha / Eventual Hell” with news of fall tour; Kaki King dropped “Magazine” live with the Porta Girevole Orchestra off the upcoming Live at Berklee available September 22; Isaac Hayes box set The Spirit of Memphis (1962-1976) available September 22 from Craft Recordings/Stax; Pearl Jam dropped trailer for concert film Let’s Play Two available September 29; Torii Wolf announced the DJ Premier produced album Flow Riiot available September 29; The Original Misfits: Glenn Danzig & Jerry Only reunion is happening December 30; Solange announced performance art event happening in Marfa, Texas; OMD dropped “The View From Here” featured off the The Punishment Of Luxury album available September 1 via White Noise with a fall UK/EU tour; Bon Iver announced fall tour; Billy Corgan announced a solo album under his full name of William Patrick Corgan titled Ogilala available October 13 & dropped “Aeronaut”; Bonnie Tyler performed “Total Eclipse of the Heart” simultaneously with the eclipse; Chvrches slated to become Archie Comics characters; Mystikal charged with first degree rape; a lawyer from Minneapolis got canned after being outted for running a neo-Nazi imprint; we wish Keak Da Sneak an expedient recovery; cryptic letters from U2; Questlove’s William Sonoma charity spatula; you too could own the deed to the grave of the iconic Eleanor Rigby; we remember the legacy of Dick Gregory; the memory of Jerry Lewis; and Morrissey announced the new album Low in High School available in November via BMG & Mozzer’s new imprint Etienne.
Look forward, it is now our pleasure and privilege to present the following interviews, insights & exclusives from Daddy, Hellrazor, JEEN., The Lentils, Autonomics, Br’er, Pastel, VVELLS, featuring guest selections by Cults & more—in no particular order.