Week in Pop: 2Mex, POW!, Religious Girls, Sheers

Post Author: Sjimon Gompers

Here to shine some inspiration into a world of uncertainty; Impose’s Week in Pop brings you the latest breaking exclusives & a handful of the top headlines we’re following. First with some of the week’s biggest buzz, Sammus dropped the Alice Plati video for “Qualified”; The Pains of Being Pure at Heart dropped the Jess Krichelle & Ralph Fuller video for “When I Dance With You” via The Echo of Pleasure available September 1/15; White Reaper dropped the Brandon Dermer video for “Judy French off their Polyvinyl album The World’s Best American Band; Esperanza Spalding will record her new album Exposure beginning September 12 via livestream; Jessie Ware dropped “Midnight”; Charli XCX dropped her Sarah McColgan co-directed video for “Boys” featuring lots of cameos; Burner Herzog’s debut album Wonderful American is available now from Death Records; Morly dropped the new single “Sleeping In My Own Bed” via Cascine; Pere dropped “Pere” ft. Rae Sremmurd & Thug; Dinner, oka Anders Rhedin, announced the new album New Work available September 8 from Captured Tracks & dropped the Andrew van Baal video for “Un-American Woman” starring Mac DeMarco’s brother Hank & a whole lotta Vegas antics; KAYE (Charlene Kaye from San Fermin) dropped “Cheshire Kitten”; Kendrick Lamar dropped the Dave Meyers & the little homies video for “LOYALTY.” ft. Rihanna; JAY-Z dropped the “short film” for “Adnis” from Mark Romanek starring Mahershala Ali & Danny Glover; Ty Segall dropped Fried Shallots EP digitally with all proceeds going to the ACLU with the 12″ dropping August 25 via Drag City; Jaden Smith dropped the Shomi Patwary video for “Watch Me”; Nicki Minaj & Future dropped the Benny Boom video for “You Da Baddest”; Lil Peep dropped the Mezzy, Wigggy & Joseph Breese video for “The Brightside” off the debut album Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One) available August 11; A.G. Cook covered Aphex Twin’s “Windowlicker”; Lawrence Rothman dropped the Floria Sigismondi co-directed video for “Wolves Still Cry” off debut album The Book of Law available October 13 from Downtown Records/Interscope; The Roots dropped “It Ain’t Fair” ft. Bilal; The Districts dropped “Violet”; NO WIN dropped the Ryan Baxley video for “Crooked Heart” via Dangerbird Records singles series MICRODOSE; Fleet Foxes covered Phish’s “Bouncing Around the Room” (after Phish covered Fleet Foxes’ “White Winter Hymnal); Tori Amos dropped “Cloud Riders”; Margo Price dropped the Weakness EP; Ben Frost dropped the EP Threshold of Faith; The Strokes are evidently recording a new album with Rick Rubin; Katy Perry is hosting the 2017 MTV VMAs; Belle and Sebastian announced tour dates & dropped the new single “We Were Beautiful” via Matador; Corbin (prev Spooky Black) dropped “Ice Boy” & announced tour; A$AP Mob announced fall Too Cozy tour; courtship. announces west coast tour dates with Saint Mesa; Silversun Pickups announced tour with Minus the Bear; The Killers announced 2018 tour & dropped “Run For Cover”; Quincy Jones awarded $9.4 million in Michael Jackson music royalties; Passion Pit announced something of a hiatus; Z-Ro arressted over alleged aggravated assault; late great Gregg Allman’s Southern Blood will be available September 8 from Rounder Records & you can hear “My Only True Friend”; Rick Ross’s controversial interview & followed up his remarks with a statement; and Skrillex dropped “Would You Ever” in collaboration with Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd.
Looking ahead, it is our pleasure & privilege to present the following interviews, exclusives & insights from 2Mex, POW!, Religious Girls, Sheers, Indian Wells, PARENTZ, featuring guest selections by Lushloss & more—in no particular order.