The notable artists on your television this week include: Macklemore (Fallon; 6/28) and Haim (Fallon; 6/29). A bunch of the late night shows are re-runs this week.
Lorde has the number one album in the country this week:
The set, which was released on June 16 through Lava/Republic Records, earned 109,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 22, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 82,000 were in traditional album sales.
Peter Kafka, writing for Recode:
Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren plans to step down as the streaming music company’s leader, according to people familiar with the company’s plans.
Pandora hasn’t selected a replacement for Westergren, sources say; he will likely stay on at the company he founded 17 years ago until a new CEO is in place.
PVRIS played the game “Say What?!” on BBC’s The Playlist.
Nintendo will release the Super Nintendo Classic Edition on September 29th. It’ll come with 21 games, including the unreleased Star Fox 2. A full list of the included games can be found below.
Culture Abuse have signed with Epitaph Records and released the new song “So Busted.”
Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” is now the number one song on alternative radio. The current top 20 can be found below.
LANY have released a new video for “Good Girls.”
Haim have announced some new tour dates.
Sainte will release their new EP, Smile, and Wave, this Friday. Pre-orders will be up tomorrow and the debut single “Eyes Are Open” can be heard on BBC Radio One.
The trailer for Pitch Perfect 3 has been released. I’m aca-ready.
Pkew Pkew Pkew have signed with Side One Dummy Records and released a new video for “Before We Go Out Drinking.”
Haim performed “Want You Back” on The Graham Norton Show last night.
Jason Isbell performed three songs on CBS This Morning. You can watch the performance below.
Deerhoof have shared a message on Twitter about their bad experience with Daytrotter.
The Killers sat down with Entertainment Weekly to talk about their new album, Wonderful Wonderful:
While the band was trying to push their sound forward, they also started looking back. In the fall of 2016, they celebrated the 10th anniversary of their second album, Sam’s Town, with a pair of shows. “Playing those gigs, I realized how cohesive an idea [Sam’s Town] was,” Flowers says. “That reminded us that we really want to make a record here, not just slap a bunch of songs together…. I think we’ve done it again on this album. It’s the closest thing we’ve done to Sam’s Town.”
Smidley have released their new song “Under the Table.”
Peter Kafka, writing at Recode:
Music industry sources say the carmaker has had talks with all of the major labels about licensing a proprietary music service that would come bundled with its cars, which already come equipped with a high-tech dashboard and internet connectivity.
Label sources aren’t clear about the full scope of Tesla’s ambitions, but believe it is interested in offering multiple tiers of service, starting with a Pandora-like web radio offering.