You don't want to see what's inside my work email. You really don't want to see the piles of press releases and premiere requests that are currently stacked up in the hundreds, hitting my digital ceiling as I attempt to start my Monday with a focused plan to productively sift through the relevant news and turn pre-packaged announcements into clickable content.

So-and-so is releasing a new five-track EP in a few months, your problematic fave dropped a pretty risque new video and that washed up band that no one has even thought of for a good decade now, has decided to reunite and head out on a world tour. These are the things I need to post at a fervent pace, to not only keep up with the over-saturated blogosphere, but to harness the steady stream of emails that will inevitably continue their high-pressured pursuit into my inbox all hours of the day for the remainder of the week, (and probably on the weekend too, depending on the publicist.)

So to combat the rat-race, we're offering a content compromise in the form of our new daily column, Live From The Gutter - an afternoon recap of the day's press releases and the contents of my 405 email.


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Preoccupations share new track 'Degraded'

Preoccupations, formally known as the name who won't be named, have shared a new song. 'Degraded' is straight from the collective's forthchoming self-titled album, which is set for release on September 16 via Jagjaguwar. Listen below.

DOE get that breakfast is the most important meal of the day in their new video

London-based three piece, Doe will release their debut album Some Things Last Longer than You via Specialist Subject on September 9. Today, they've unveiled the new video for pop single 'Sincere,' about men who are really good at regurgitating information to pretend like they give a shit about women's issues.

Motion Graphics announces debut LP and share video for 'Lense'

NY based electronic artist Joe Williams will release the debut album of his solo project Motion Graphics on August 26 via Domino. Created over a two year period between NY, LA, & Baltimore, Motion Graphics is set to deliver a "unique and compelling collection of richly detailed widescreen compositions, inspired in part by the ambient sound effects of digital menu systems that decorate today’s auditory landscape." See the video for 'Lense' below.

LVL UP announce new album via Sub Pop and share lead single 'Pain'

Sub Pop are putting out LVL UP's new album Return To Love this fall and it's said to be the band's most ambitious work to date. Today, they've unveiled the project/s lead single 'Pain,' a five-and-a-half minute composition.

MOTHERS announce European live dates and share 'Easy As Possible'

Mothers have announced details of a new string of UK live dates, and the release of a deluxe edition of their acclaimed debut, When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired, through Wichita on Huly 29. Hear 'Easy As Possible' below.

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Other news:

David Bowie's Blackstar is the best selling vinyl record of 2016 (so far)

Apple is launching reality TV series Planet of the Apps

PJ Harvey unleashes new song 'Guilty'

AlunaGeorge finally detail new album I Remember