RELEASE RADAR is here to give you the breakdown of the top singles, albums, and videos of the week, so you can head into your weekend with a new list of killer tunes.

SINGLES…

Uffie | "Sadmoney"

Uffie took over MySpace with her track "Pop the Glock" back in 2011. Eight years and two kids later, she's back with an equally infectious single.

You Might Also Like: Charli XCX, Little Boots, Grimes

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JD Simo | "You Need Love"

JD Simo - You Need Love (Official Audio) www.youtube.com

Old school blues has never sounded so modern. With classic influences and modern technology, JD Simo redefines traditional blues for a new generation.

You Might Also Like: The Allman Brothers Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Blackberry Smoke

Follow JD Simo on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

PREMIERE | Fuel on Fire | "Figured You Out"

The brothers-turned-bandmates in Fuel on Fire incorporate traditional bluegrass into their unique blend of indie rock.

You Might Also Like: Switchfoot, U2, Coldplay

Follow Fuel on Fire on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

A Brilliant Lie | "The Tarot"


Explosive pop-punk outfit A Brilliant Lie kicked off a 2019 tour last month and teased their upcoming album (out this March) with their track, "The Tarot"

You Might Also Like: Bully, Paramore, Underoath

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PREMIERE | Trapdoor Social | "The Move"


Trapdoor Social - The Move (audio only) www.youtube.com

Environmental activists/musical collective Trapdoor Social is a band with a conscious. Their music, including their latest single "The Move," uses breezy indie pop to play with social critique and philosophy.

You Might Also Like: Truslow, Polite Fiction, Call Security

Follow Trapdoor Social on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Jackie Venson | "A Million Moments"

Jackie Venson - 'A Million Moments' www.youtube.com

Sharp guitar and pop beats pair beautifully with Jackie Venson's powerful vocals for a fresh take on what we've dubbed "electro-soul."

You Might Also Like: Gary Clark Jr., Elles Bailey, The Stone Foxes

Follow Jackie Venson on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

VIDEOS

David Leonard | Signs Of Life

David Leonard - Signs of Life (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com

In his latest video, Grammy-nominated David Leonard heads to a house party and spends the night searching for something he doesn't quite find.

You Might Also Like: Tori Kelly, NEEDTOBREATHE, All Sons & Daughters

Follow David Leonard on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

RENYA | Heartbeat

REYNA - Heartbeat (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com

Sister act RENYA bake up sweet treats in their new, very pink, video.

You Might Also Like: Tegan and Sara, Robyn, Carly Rae Jepsen

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Lillian Frances | Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl Party by Lillian Frances www.youtube.com

Lillian Frances throws up a big middle finger to the Patriots and the patriarchy in her cheeky new video.

You Might Also Like: Sylvan Esso, Maggie Rogers, Dido

Follow Lillian Frances on Facebook | Spotify | Instagram

ALBUMS/EPS

Balms | Mirror

The debut album from San Francisco trio Balms is a dreamy blend of indie rock--but sometimes, the dreams turn to nightmares.

You Might Also Like: Bon Iver, Beach House, Holy Fawn

Follow Balms on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


Allie Delyanis is an award-winning and losing freelance journalist based in New York City. She likes bands, books, breakfast food, and would love to be David Sedaris when she grows up. You can find more of her work on www.delyanis.com.


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