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RELEASE RADAR | New Album from We The Kings

Plus new music from Lavender Fields, Ballroom Boxer, Sophie Rose and more.

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We're feeling festive this weekend. 'Tis the season for a holiday album from We The Kings.

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. Get ready to jam out with some of our favorite up-and-coming artists, plus celebrate new stuff from those you already know and love.

SINGLES...

⭐ PREMIERE ⭐ | Lavender Fields | "Presence Dub"

The latest single from Lavender Fields' EP Gratitude (out December 7th) is a synth-filled, six minute journey through Lavender's psyche. "This is a song inspired by the state of flow, being in the present moment, free from all and any attachments that make us suffer," she said.

You Might Also Like: Flying Lotus, Florence and the Machine, TOKiMONSTA

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Sophie Rose | "Pink Lipstick"

Pink Lipstick - Sophie Rose (Official Video) youtu.be

18 year old powerhouse Sophie Rose is back with a new feminist anthem. Her bold lyrics and sugar sweet voice have us eagerly waiting to see what she'll do next.

You Might Also Like: Taylor Swift, Lorde, Nina Nesbitt

Follow Sophie Rose on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Girl Wilde | "Nervous Breakdown"

The second single from up-and-comer Girl Wilde is a painfully honest anthem for 20-somethings working through everything from love and feminism, to what it means to grow up.

You Might Also Like: Lorde, CAPPA, Tayler Buono

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Talk Time | "True North"

California indie outlet Talk Time tunes out the noise of the 21st century in their latest single, and focuses on the best compass for navigating the world: love.

You Might Also Like: St. Lucia, Toro y Moi, Tears For Fears

Follow Talk Time on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

VIDEOS...

CLMD | Trouble

CLMD - Trouble www.youtube.com

Norwegian producer CLMD is the perfect party anthem. In the video for his latest single, "Trouble," he offers some ideas.

You Might Also Like: Steve Angello, David Guetta, Calvin Harris

Follow CLMD on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

⭐ PREMIERE ⭐ | Crystal Tamar | Nowhere

Nowhere (Acoustic) - Crystal Tamar www.youtube.com

Professional cheerleader turned soul singer, Crystal Tamar released her single "Nowhere" back in August. Her new acoustic video strips the song down to its core: strong vocals and soft guitar.

You Might Also Like: Tamia, Ella Mai, H.E.R.

Follow Crystal Tamar on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

ALBUMS/EPs…

Taska Black | Minds

Antwerp's Taska Black channeled a series of personal and health problems into a stunning EP.

You Might Also Like: Louis The Child, Whethan, San Holo

Follow Taska Black on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Tonks | Windows Down and Dying

Dryjacket bassist Ian Foley's debut record boasts introspective lyrics and soothing acoustics. "This record is about aging out of 'live fast, die young,' and prioritizing a happiness that is simple and consistent," said Foley.

You Might Also Like: Into It. Over It., Slaughter Beach, Dog, Mat Kerekes

Follow TONKS on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

We The Kings | Season's Greetings from the Sandbar

Pop punk legends We The Kings are back to spread some holiday cheer. Their latest album features a mix of covers and two original tracks with an island-y twist.

You Might Also Like: The Summer Set, Secondhand Serenade, Punk Goes Christmas

Follow We The Kings on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Ballroom Boxer | A Little Wild


Chicago's Ballroom Boxer, better known as "the Billy Murray of rock n roll" is a wash of modern pop and 90s nostalgia. Their latest EP tugs at the heart with punchy lyrics and a rock n roll edge. Bill Murray is lucky to be compared to them.

You Might Also Like: The Front Bottoms, Deer Tick, Wavves

Follow Ballroom Boxer 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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