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RELEASE RADAR | Micky James Walks the Line

Plus new music from LOUIZA, Maren Celest, Milk & Bone and more.

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

Milk & Bone, Alex Lustig | "Ride Or Die"

JUNO award-winning duo Milk & Bone partnered up with Belgian producer Alex Lustig for their latest track, the first song off their upcoming EP retrowave (due out this year). Sharp bass, 80s synth, and heartbreaking lyrics create a perfect storm of eerie nostalgia.

You Might Also Like: Beyries, Ariane Moffatt, Safia Nolin

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Micky James | "Walk The Line"

The new track from Micky James puts a glamorous twist on a punk rock attitude, pairing gritty vocals with infectious hooks. "I wanted to take pieces of nostalgia and give it a contemporary twist," he explained.

You Might Also Like: David Bowie, Baby FuzZ, The Honeysticks

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Flaws & ILIVEHERE. | "morning might turn things around"

Dutch producers Flaws & ILIVEHERE. spent over a year crafting their single for the upcoming Gouldian Finch compilation. According to Flaws, [The song] aged like a fine wine."

You Might Also Like: Losi, Rome in Silver, Vic Alexis

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Izzy Bizu | "Lights On"

British songstress Izzy Bizu returns with the title track off her forthcoming EP. "'Lights On' is about throwing caution to the wind and going with what you feel rather than what you think (or what you think other people will think)," she explained. "It's about growing up and losing your inhibitions, but there is a loss of innocence in that and it can be easy to lose your way."

You Might Also Like: JONES, Rationale, Naaz

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VIDEOS

Maren Celest | Nightshade

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In her haunting new video, Chicago's Maren Celest shows off her visual prowess alongside her signature psychedelic folk sound.

You Might Also Like: Loma, Daughter, The Orielles

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Lula Miranda | The Ride

Argentinian pop-princess Lula Miranda follows up her hit single "Cherry Kiss" with a sultry and sophisticated new video. "After filming the 'Cherry Kiss' video I really wanted to take a different approach in my next video," she said. "'The Ride' (just like the name says) talks about a journey. The track focuses on a strong female that isn't sure about taking the next step with the person that she repeatedly ends up with every night. She enjoys the strong passion between both of them but is afraid to fall in love."

You Might Also Like: Selena Gomez, Camila Cabello, Halsey

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LOUIZA | Swim At Night

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The latest video from San Francisco's LOUIZA is just as fluid as the genre-bending track itself. "I wanted to write a song about seduction and true seduction brings you to the moment," she said. "Musically, I've felt the interplay between space, melody and the drone of certain ragas has that ability: to pull you in and give you a sense of peace in it."

You Might Also Like: Aimee Mann, Feist, Jesca Hoop

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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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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...

Swerve | "She Cut Her Hand"

On the heels of their sophomore EP, Swerve's new single takes a cue from the White Stripes with its heavy bass and dark percussion.

You Might Also Like: Oasis, The Strokes, Gin Blossoms

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⭐ PREMIERE ⭐ | Evan Andree | "Your Heart"

Producer-turned-songwriter Evan Andree draws from the depths of the human psyche in his latest single. The mellow beats and soft harmonies invite deep introspection.

You Might Also Like: The Chainsmokers, Flume, Codeko

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Feyer | "Stuck in a Video Game"

Feyer doesn't take himself too seriously in his latest release. The multifaceted singer-songwriter uses playful Nintendo-esque beats to make a serious critique on modern society's obsession with social media.

You Might Also Like: Passion Pit, Grimes, Coldplay

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WONDR | "All For You"

WONDR is new to the music scene — but don't let that fool you. Even though he's only been releasing beats since January 2018, his music is wildly sophisticated. His latest single proves that he's only getting better.

You Might Also Like: Post Malone, ZAYN, Rae Sremmurd

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Katy Tiz | "Life" (ft. Ed Drewett)

British pop star Katy Tiz collaborated with famed songwriter Ed Drewett on her single, "Life." Backed with candid acoustics and powerful harmonies, you can hear their years of experience.

You Might Also Like: Ed Sheeran, James Arthur, Ella Henderson

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VIDEOS…

⭐ PREMIERE ⭐ | Tinx | One More Time

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In her latest video, Tinx gives us a glimpse of a relationship on its last legs with beautifully fractured shots.

You Might Also Like: Halsey, Terror JR, Charli XCX

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Lula Miranda | Cherry Kiss

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This arresting video from Lula Miranda plays with drama reminiscent of Beyoncé's film Lemonade and features her signature sugar-sweet vocals.

You Might Also Like: Alina Baraz, Halsey, Camila Cabello

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Broken Bellows | Lemonade

Lemonade | Official Lyric Video | Broken Bellows www.youtube.com

The new lyric video from indie pop duo Broken Bellows is bold and cheeky, with bright colors to match the upbeat track.

You Might Also Like: Walk the Moon, Grouplove, Magic Man

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ALBUMS/EPs...

Megan McKenna | Story of Me

British country star Megan McKenna first knocked Taylor Swift and P!NK off the iTunes Top 100 Singles chart last year, and her debut album lives up to all the hype.

You Might Also Like: Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Kacey Musgraves

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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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