This week’s newsletter contains first impressions on the new Noah Gundersen album, lengthier thoughts on the new album from Sum 41, some brief views on the new album from Oso Oso, and random commentary about a bunch more music. There’s also my weekly media diet rundown, a playlist of ten songs I loved this week, and news and forum recaps. This week’s supporter Q&A post can be found here.
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Hulu just surprise released season four of Veronica Mars.
Today’s video interview is with King Nun.
These British punk rockers just announced they will be joining The Struts on the band’s UK tour. In this interview from Bonnaroo, the duo talks about what influences their sound and much more.
The Rocket Summer has released the new song “Blankets.”
Noah Gundersen has released a video for his new song “Lover.”
Hey Violet have shared the new song “Queen of the Night.”
Tiger Army has released the new song “Eyes of the Night.”
Of Monsters and Men have returned with the new single “Wild Roses.” It’s also available on all streaming services.
Phoenix will release their new book Liberté, Égalité, Phoenix! on October 15th.
Spoon performed “No Bullets Spent” on Kimmel last night. The off-air performances are also online.
Robyn performed a medley of “Between the Lines” and “Love is Free” last night on Fallon.
Mest have released the new song “Masquerade” on streaming services.
Norma Jean have shared the new song “[Mind Over Mind].”
Bon Iver has announced some i,i listening parties.
Tsunami Bomb will release their new album, The Spine That Binds, in early November.
Blink-182 performed on Good Morning America this morning and confirmed September 20th will be release date for their new album.
Sum 41 performed a Metallica medley for SirusXM.
The trailer for Cats has been released.
The trailer for Top Gun: Maverick has been released.