Working together toward a more inclusive, enlightened & peaceful globe—Impose’s Week in Pop presents an assortment of exclusive views & listens from today & tomorrow’s illuminated aesthetes.
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Delivering now the headline rundown of just some of the week’s biggest buzz, we received news that MF DOOM & Czarface dropped the video for “Bomb Thrown” off the upcoming album Czarface Meets Metal Face! available March 30; Kississippi dropped the single “Easier To Love” from the new album Sunset Beach; Death Grips announced the new album Year of the Snitch arriving soon; Yhung T.O of SOB X RBE announced the mixtape Misunderstood available soon & dropped the video for the title track; Lil Pump dropped “Gucci Gang Remix” ft. 21 Savage, Bad Bunny, French Monta, J Balvin, Ozuna, Remy Ma & Gucci Mane; New Orleans’ Big Sam’s Funky Nation dropped “Buzzin”; Let’s Eat Grandma announced the new album I’m All Ears avaialble June 29 from Transgressive & dropped “Falling Into Me”; Lil Yachty dropped the video for “Count Me In” ft. an appearance from Bhad Bhabie off the new tape Lil Boat 2; Porches dropped the “Find Me (Baba Stiltz & Samo DJ Remix)” with footage by Dev Hynes; Millionyoung dropped the visual for “Together” off the album Rare Form available April 13 via Mishu Records; Chvrches covered Beyoncé’s “XO”; Del the Funky Homosapien & Amp Live dropped the Spencer Groshong video for “Wheel of Fortune” off the album Gate 13 available April 20; Björk dropped the remix EP for the track “Arisen My Senses” ft. Jlin, Kelly Lee Owens & Lanark Artefax; Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith dropped “Electronic Series Vol 1: Abstractions”; Don Q dropped the Don Talk mixtape; Iceage dropped “Take It All”; Mount Kimbie dropped the “Blue Train Lines (Nina Kraviz Main Mix)”; Post Malone dropped the video for “Psycho” ft. Ty Dolla $ign; MC YOGI dropped the Zeon visual for “Heaven Is Here” ft. Matisyahu; Jesse McCartney dropped Jo Roy the visual for “Better With You”; Whitney Fenimore dropped “Find Your Love”; Lissie dropped Castle; Steve Angello dropped “Nothing Scares Me Anymore” ft. Sam Martin; VASSY dropped “Somebody New” ft. Sultan + Shepard; Xavier Dunn dropped the acoustic live video for “Isic Tutor”; Alice Bag released the album Blueprint via Don Giovanni & dropped the video for “Invisible”; Marilyn Manson dropped the Bill Yukich video for “Tattooed in Reverse” starring Courtney Love & Lisa Marie Presley; GAS announced the album Rausch available May 18 from Kompakt; Chad Valley announced the upcoming third album Imaginary Music available May 25 via Cascine (worldwide)/Paper Bag (Canada)/Rallye (Japan) & dropped “Impartial” with news of a tour; Big Boi signed with L.A. Reid’s company HitCo; Magic Numbers announced the new album Outsiders arriving May 11 from Park the Van & dropped “Sweet Divide”; Belle and Sebastian dropped the Oscar Sansom & Ciaran Lyons video for “Poor Boy”; Sinéad O’Connor announced stateside tour dates; Gaz Coombes dropped “Walk the Walk” off the album World’s Strongest Man available May 4 via Caroline International; Flame 1 (Burial & the Bug) dropped “Shrine”; SBTRKT remixed Chance the Rapper’s “All We Got”; Timeflies dropped the To Dream EP; Wavves covered The Electric Prunes’ “Onie” & announced EU/UK tour; Wire reissuing first three albums & more via Pink Flag; Leon Bridges announced a tour; Cat Power announced Sydney Opera House show that celebrates the twentieth anniversary of Moon Pix; YBN Nahmir announced tour with Lil Uzi Vert & G-Eazy; Courtney Barnett expanded tour, including dates in fall with Waxahatchee; Kurt Vile & The Violators announced a tour; Liam Gallagher announced tour; Jouska dropped from Elson to Emmett via Tiny Engines & are currently on tour; Animal Collective announced the Sung Tongs world tour celebrating the 2004 FatCat album; Indiana University’s Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence festival buzz; Jeezy announced what is alleged to be his final album; Cardi B’s candid interview; Ringo Star has been knighted; U-God shared insights into the Wu-Tang Clan via memoir; Kendrick Lamar biography is in the works; CupcakKe versus YouTube; Billy Corgan’s latest eccentric interview; the Frank Ocean fake-Facebook hack fiasco; Trey Songz facing charges of domestic violence; Giggs concert interupted by a car attack; and 7 Seconds are calling it a day.
As we move forward, it is now our pleasure & privilege to present the following interviews, insights & exclusives from Emily Ritz, Hélène Barbier, Pictorial Candi, A Beacon School, DJ Platurn, Fléau, Madam West, featuring guest selections by Fijimacintosh & more—in no particular order.