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RELEASE RADAR | New Video from Night Lights

Plus new music from Marlene Oak, Emily Rowed, Nebula Rosa and more.

This weekend, we have so many music videos for you to watch that you'll forget all about Netflix.

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


Marlene Oak | "Slip Away"

Stockholm's Marlene Oak doesn't sound much like ABBA, but we don't mind. Her powerful vocals and folk influences sound more at home on this side of the Atlantic.

You Might Also Like: Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Joni Mitchell

Follow Marlene Oak on Facebook | Spotify | Instagram

Disco Shrine | "Up In The Air"

Disco Shrine's powerful single describes the journey of her immigrant parents. Backed by infectious beats, Disco Shrine belts out a familiar story of chasing the American dream.

You Might Also Like: Kid Cadaver, Rainsford, Mating Ritual

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Emily Rowed | Pinball

Emily Rowed's cheeky new video takes us straight to the desert. "It was well over 100 degrees when we shot the video and there was no air conditioning in the motel," she said. "I was as sweaty as I was falling in love."

You Might Also Like: Ralph, Shay Esposito, Skye Holland

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Night Lights | Talk to Me

Night Lights - Talk to Me (Official Music Video)

If you ever wondered what indie synthpop would have sounded like in the 90s, this is it. The new video from Night Lights is full of neon windbreakers, landlines, and plastic watches.

You Might Also Like: Wolfside, Parade of Lights, Vacation Manor

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Cooper & Gatlin | Break

Cooper & Gatlin - Break (Acoustic) [Official Music Video ]

Cooper & Gatlin's latest video is simple but doesn't hold back on aesthetics. The all-too relatable lyrics and intricate acoustic guitar shine.

You Might Also Like: Charlotte Lawrence, Bea Miller, Lauv

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Sydney Wright | Seiche

Sydney Wright - Seiche(Official Video)

The title track from Sydney Wright's upcoming debut album is an anthem for third wave feminism, and the accompanying video reflects the collective search for freedom from societal expectations.

You Might Also Like: St. Vincent, Ed Sheeran, Jason Mraz

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The Deep Hollow | Weary Traveler

Americana trio The Deep Hollow cranked it up a notch for their sophomore album. "I wasn't totally sold on having a fuller sound. I was a little nervous going in," frontman Micah Walker noted. "I was prepared to do it the way we did the last one. I'm really happy with the way it turned out, but it is a little different than our debut."

You Might Also Like: Brent Cobb, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dave Rawlings Machine

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Nebula Rosa | Bengala

Bilingual psych pop group Nebula Rosa's debut album puts a spin on traditional American pop with a refreshing combination of Latin beats, code switching lyrics, and bluesy American guitars.

You Might Also Like: Iris Creamer, Passion Pit, Lika Nova

Nebula Rosa on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Fickle Friends | Broken Sleep

80s-inspired, dance-pop group Fickle Friends' new EP is a lycra-clad, neon-pink trip to the past. An unapologetically catchy, synthesized daydream, this EP comes hot on the heels of the band's debut album You Are Someone Else.

Fickle Friends 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

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To Donald Trump: 5 Ways You're Actually a Flawless Being Doing a Beautiful, Unbelievable Job Right Now

You could resign if you want to, but then who will keep America so GD great?

With Donald Trump making a visit to Bangor, Maine today, the editorial board of the Portland Press Herald issued an op-ed calling for President Trump to resign.

The harshly critical piece entitled "To President Trump: You Should Resign Now" was framed as an open letter to the president and got straight to the point with this opening plea, "We're sorry that you decided to come to Maine, but since you are here, could you do us a favor? Resign."

In recent days even George W. Bush has been critical of President Trump's response to protests, so this new piece quickly became a trending topic on Twitter. Obviously this is another baseless attack from the lying news media—AKA lügenpresse. Considering how delicate our president's ego is—he's our special little guy—we can only hope that Donald Trump didn't see the letter; but just in case he did, it's worth writing another one to lift his spirits. So here's our best attempt—with lots of pictures and flattery to keep him reading:

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