Week in Pop: Exit Someone, Girl Scout, Treatment

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Here weekly to cast some shine on the artists & art that influence & inspire, Impose’s Week in Pop presents both breaking exclusives & some of the latest & greatest buzz. Giving you your obligatory top story/headline rundown, we received word that Jay Som (oka Melina Duterte) announced her debut album Everybody Works available March 10 through Polyvinyl & dropped the phenomenal single “The Bus Song” with word of a massive co-headlining tour with The Courtneys; The Courtneys also announced their tour with Jay Som as well & dropped “Tour” off their upcoming album The Courtneys II available February 17 from Flying Nun Records; Pharmakon announced the new album Contact available March 31 through Sacred Bones (the long-awaited follow-up to Bestial Burden from 2014) & dropped “Transmission”; The xx dropped their third album I See You; Kris Peterson (former DFA label dude) announced the Oakland Ghost Ship benefit compilation Lives Through Magic available January 30 & you can hear “Julia” by Daphni (oka Dan Snaith from Caribou) & Owen Pallett; Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf issued an executive order to improve safety & prevent displacement for DIY spaces, etc; Brandon Locher of My Idea of Fun to release the three hour hour digital compilation spanning 50 plus tracks 10 Years of My Idea of Fun available March 25; Lushlife just dropped a trailer for My Idols Are Dead + My Enemies Are In Power; PC Worship’s upcoming album Buried Wish will be available February 24 from Northern Spy & dropped “Blank Touch” & touring February 3-21 with select dates with Naomi Punk & Tonstarrtbandht; Ariel Pink & Weyes Blood will release their collaborative EP Myths 002 available January 27 through Mexican Summer & dropped “Tears on Fire”; Cherry Glazerr dropped the White Sitar video for “Nuclear Bomb” off Apocalipstick available January 20 from Secretly Canadian; Drab Majesty dropped the Amanda Siegel video for “Too Soon To Tell” off the album The Demonstration available January 20; Xiu Xiu dropped the Emp.Bikutoru animated for “Jenny GoGo” featured off FORGET available February 24 from Polyvinyl; Temples announced their new album Volcano available March 3 through Fat Possum & dropped “Strange Or Be Forgotten”; Grimes started an Instagram for her own artwork originals; Domino will reissue Buzzcocks’ classic Spiral Scratch EP in celebration of their fortieth anniversary on January 27, & peep the video for “Breakdown” captured live in 1976 at Manchester’s Lesser Free Trade Hall; Mitski announced tour in support of Puberty 2; Twin Peaks will return via Showtime May 21 at 9pm; Of Montreal dropped the surprise EP Rune Husk via Kevin Barnes’ imprint Sybaritic Peer; Big Sean announced tour; Green Day announced Revolution Radio summer tour; Chairlift announced final show dates; watch the animated video for the Hifi Sean x Yoko Ono collaboration “In Love With Life”; Panorama festival lineup hype; Moogfest lineup hype; Billy Corgan’s #ThirtyDays journey; Mastodon announced North American spring tour with Eagles of Death Metal & Russian Circles; Kim Gordon’s interrogration; Raekwon announced the new album The Wild available in March through his imprint ICEH20 and Empire Records; hear Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross’s soundtrack for Peter Berg’s film Patriots Day; Cameron Avery from Tame Impala, fka of Pond, announced the debut solo album Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams available March 10 from Anti- & dropped “Wasted on Fidelity”; Slowdive delivered a mysterious post & later dropped “Star Roving” featuring visuals by Nathan David Smith; FKA twigs dropped her Oneohtrix Point Never collaboration “do you believe in more?” for Nike; St. Vincent’s Annie Clark dropped the trailer for her February 17 slated horror film XX; Pavement’s Scott Kannberg announced the new Spiral Stairs album Doris and the Daggers available March 24 through Nine Mile/Domino/Coolin’ by Sound & dropped the video for “Dance (Cry Wolf)” starring Grandaddy’s Jason Lytle; Laura Marling’s new album Semper Femina will be available March 10 from More Alarming/Kobalt & dropped “Wild Fire”; Nicolas Jaar dropped the “Network Version” off Sirens; Iggy Pop & Danger Mouse dropped the track “Gold”; DMX returned with the new track “Bain Iz Back” produced by Swizz Beatz; the Weeknd dropped the BRTHR directed video for “Party Monster” starring Zoe Aggeliki; new Twin Peaks teaser dropped; Gwen Stefani & Pharrell lawsuit over alleged copyright infringement over “Spark the Fire”; Fleetwood Mac’s own Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie annou
duets album; David Crosby takes on the United States Congress on his new track “Capitol”; and we lament the loss of DJ Crazy Toones.
This week we are proud to present the following exclusives, insights & interviews from Beth Bombara, Exit Someone, Girl Scout, Treatment, Camp Candle, Lea Thomas, Yuzima, Zavala, featuring guest selections by Slothrust & more—in no particular order.