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RELEASE RADAR | Premieres from Memory Keepers, Nora Keyes & The Rococo Jet, Madison Ryan

Plus new music from Jaguar Dreams, Fine Lines, Eoin Glackin, and more

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It's Fall — We've got sweaters, decorative gourds, and new music on our mind.

RELEASE RADAR is here to give you the breakdown of your top singles, albums, and videos to check out as you head into your weekend. 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...

Illicit Ghost | "Drunk And Alone"

Brooklyn's Illicit Ghost made a stunning debut with her painfully raw track, "Drunk And Alone." The producer, songwriter, and violinist recorded the track in her bedroom, which is fitting for the sad-drunk millennial anthem.

You Might Also Like: Fiona Apple, Lana Del Rey, Suzi Wu

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⭐ PREMIERE ⭐ | Nora Keyes & The Rococo Jet | "Dream Party"

Visual artist and musician Nora Keyes delivers a haunting single that transcends genres. The L.A.-based powerhouse presents what we can only conclude is an indie-rock opera, complete with ethereal vocals and delicate instrumentals.

You Might Also Like: Cocteau Twins, Julee Cruise, Popol Vuh

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Jaguar Dreams | "Behind Those Clothes"

Jaguar Dreams takes DIY to a new level. Their latest single combines infectious beats and a can-do attitude perfect for an evening on the dance floor.

You Might Also Like: LCD Soundsystem, MGMT, Grizzly Bear

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Mark Edgar Stuart | "Mad At Love"

Mark Edgar Stuart spent years as the go-to bassist for the likes musicians Alvin Youngblood Hart and John Paul Keith before cutting his own record. Our favorite single, "Mad At Love," takes a hard look at love and loss with soul-shattering guitar interludes.

You Might Also Like: John Prine, Todd Snider, Keith Sykes

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VIDEOS…

⭐ PREMIERE ⭐ | Memory Keepers | No Distractions

The new video from experimental electronic duo Memory Keepers takes a bold stance on the stigma surrounding pole dancing. The video's star, Zoja Ulesoo, describes it as the ultimate feminist art form. "Sure, it requires grace and sensuality, qualities that have traditionally been relegated to the 'feminine,' she says, "But it also calls for brute strength, a tolerance for physical pain, and a whole lot of confidence--traits we perceive as 'masculine'. Pole pushes the boundaries of what we believe women to be capable of."

You Might Also Like: New Order, Kraftwerk, Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark

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⭐ PREMIERE ⭐ | Madison Ryan | Nobody Else

Madison Ryan's latest video has us wishing we were poolside. The Pennsylvania pop sweetheart's debut EP is as infectious as it is emotionally honest.

You Might Also Like: Bea Miller, Dua Lipa, 5 Seconds of Summer

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Great Good Fine OK | Touch

Brooklyn synthpop duo Great Good Fine OK has us nostalgic for the future with their latest video. Modern pop and sultry vocals meet Disney Channel's Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century.

You Might Also Like: St. Lucia, The Chainsmokers, Panama Wedding

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ALBUMS…

Eoin Glackin | Fires of Innocence

In his debut album, singer-songwriter Eoin Glackin muses on everything from personal demons to our increasingly polarized political climate. Glackin draws on the likes of Beck and Johnny Cash, creating an infectious pop-rock album with an unmistakable twang.

You Might Also Like: Toy Soldiers, The Randals, Disconnect 4

Follow Eoin Glackin on Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud

Fine Lines | Contact

The debut album from Fine Lines takes southern rock (think Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Allman Brothers Band) and adds a modern twist--relying not just on vocals, and not just on guitar, but a carefully crafted fusion of the two.

You Might Also Like: Big Star, Black Crowes, Alabama Shakes

Follow The Fine Lines on Facebook | Soundcloud | 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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