Actively working to be better to one another in our own communities & globally; Impose’s Week in Pop encourages a universal consciousness of kindness to help us better comprehend society, self & the evolving medium expanses & arrays of international arts. With some of the weeks’ big breaking exclusives to bring you, we have your top buzz breakdown beginning first with news that Boulevards dropped “Nu Burn Ave (Intercruise)” ft. Neon Indian off Jamil Rashad’s upcoming new Boulevards album Hurtown, USA available December 8; Cascine labelmates Yumi Zouma & Chad Valley remixed one another ahead of their fall tour; Screaming Females announced the new album All at Once available February 23 from Don Giovanni & dropped the Kate Sweeney video for “Glass House”; Queens own Meyhem Lauren & LA’s DJ Muggs announced collaborative album Gems From The Equinox available October 27 through Soul Assassins Records & dropped the video for “Murder Rap”; BOSCO dropped the Lacey Duke video for “Adrenaline”; Sleater-Kinney dropped “Here We Come” & Mitski covered Billie Holiday’s “I’m a Fool to Want You” both found off 7-inches for Planned Parenthood; Young Thug & Future dropped Super Slimey; Sadistik dropped the Jason Mayer video for “Honeycomb” off Altars & November tour dates; Dizzee Rascal dropped the Romain Chassaing, Solab & Pulse Films video for “Bop N Keep It Dippin”; Fort Romeau dropped “Everything, So Far” & “A Familiar Place”; The Liza Colby Sound dropped the singles “Cryin” & “Dustianne” off the DRAW EP available November 11; Famous Dex dropped “Pick It Up” ft. A$AP Rocky; Giraffage dropped the debut album Too Real with tour beginning October 25 in DC; Joji dropped the Matthew Dillon Cohen video for “Will He” off the In Tongues EP available November 3 through 88rising; The Elwins dropped “Don’t Walk Away From Me” off the Hidden Pony album Beauty Community; Seattle’s The Flavr Blue dropped “Picture Perfect” off the upcoming album Blue Dream available October 27; Belly dropped the Eif Rivera video for “Man Listen”; Snoop Dogg announced the album Make America Crip Again available October 27 & dropped the title track; Post Malone’s single “Rockstar” tearing up the charts; Steve Angello dropped the video for “Freedom” ft. Pusha T; LANY covered Harry Styles’ “Sign of the Times”; Charlotte Gainsbourg dropped “Ring-A-Ring O’ Roses”; Charlotte Lawrence dropped “Sleep Talking”; Taylor Swift dropped “Gorgeous”; Christopher Owens’ new band Curls dropped “Gentle and Kind” off the EP Vante available November 7 from Urban Scandal Records; Howard dropped “Mother’s Wedding”; Maroon 5 dropped “Whiskey” ft. A$AP Rocky; Fever Ray dropped the Martin Falck video for “To The Moon and Back”; Grimes x Hana covered Tegan and Sara’s “Trashique”; St. Vincent covered The Clash’s “London Calling”; Bob Mould covered the Squidbillies theme song; Waxahatchee & Kevin Morby covered The Velvet Underground’s “After Hours”; Father John Misty dropped “Pure Country”; Four Tet announced 2018 tour dates; Rostam announced 2018 tour dates; Queens of the Stone Age announced 2018 tour dates; D’Angelo announced 2018 European tour; lineup buzz for Florida festival Et Cultura St. Pete ft. Cloud Nothing, Slowdive, Waxahatchee, Ought, Hanni El Khatib, Son Volt & more; Erykah Badu is curating Fela Kuti Box Set #4 December 15 from Knitting Factory Records & dropped “Coffin For Head of State Part 2 (vocal)”; Major Lazer announced their Havana, Cuba documentary Give Me Future available November 17; Richard Hell and the Voidoids re-releasing a fortieth anniversary edition of their legendary debut Blank Generation November 24; Calexico announced the new album The Thread That Keeps Us available January 25 via Anti & dropped the lyric video for “End of the World With You”; Russell Simmons working on a T La Rock biopic; FOX News versus Radiohead; Frank Ocean won the libel suit with his father; Classixx versus H&M; Marilyn Manson’s bassist Twiggy Ramirez accused of rape; Matt Mondanile addressed allegations of sexual misconduct; our hearts go out to Psychic TV’s Genesis Breyer P-Orridge in his battle with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia; and we remember Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip.
Looking ahead, it is our pleasure & privilege to present the following interviews, exclusives & insights from Louise Lemón, TOMKAT, Weird Bloom, Ben Zár, The Curls, Grounders, L’Orange, Vein Rays, featuring guest selections by A$AP Twelvyy & more—in no particular order.