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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London duo IDER released debut music video for 'Pulse'

After supporting Tegan and Sara at Koko, London duo IDER (Lily and Megan) are heading back into the studio. But first, the two have unleashed their vibrant video for their new single 'Pulse.' It's the first clip from the pair and it's elegantly artsy. Watch below and look out for what's to come from the rising twosome.

Thom Sonny Green of Alt-J shares new track 'Palms'

Following the recent announcement that Alt-J's Thom Sonny Green will be delivering his debut solo LP High Anxiety on August 19 and following the release of his first track 'Vienna,' Thom shares second song and visual 'Palms.'

Wilderado share visuals for new single 'Morning Light'

Leading up to the release of their new EP Latigo, the LA-based band have shared their new video for project single 'Morning Light.' "A lot has happened since we wrote and recorded these songs in Latigo. Still, the songs carry the sound of that canyon, the memories from that house and the people we will always love. This EP is an ode to all of that," frontman Maxim Helmerich explains.

Bok Nero and Jahlil Beats unleash 'Hop Out Da Phantom'

Jahlil Beats and Dim Mak protege Bok Nero have collaborated on the wild new track 'Hop Out Da Phantom,' which is a summer scorcher. "It's a new wave of young cats that’s coming out that’s in the EDM market. That’s why I hopped on Bok Nero. These new dudes are a fusion between Trap, EDM, and some other sh-t. That’s the new sound of Philly, and if you ain’t into it then you’re going to be lost," Jahlil said.

Itasca announces European tour with Ryley Walker

  • 7. November - Amsterdam, NL / Paradiso Noord
  • 8. November - Groningen, NL / VERA
  • 10. November - Brussels, BE / AB Club /
  • 11. November - Bruges, BE / Cactus Club
  • 13. November - Brighton, UK / The Haunt
  • 14. November - Manchester, UK / Ruby Lounge
  • 15. November - Glasgow, UK / Broadcast
  • 16. November - Birmingham, UK / Hare & Hounds
  • 17. November - London, UK / Islington Assembly Hall
  • 29. November - Lausanne, CH / Le Bourg
  • 30. November - Schorndorf, DE / Manufaktur
  • 1. December - Erlangen, DE / E-Werk
  • 2. December - Berlin, DE / Kantine am Berghain
  • 4. December - Oslo, NO / John Dee
  • 5. December - Stockholm, SE / Bryggarsalen
  • 6. December - Copenhagen, DK / Pumpehuset
  • 7. December - Hamburg, DE / Nochtspeicher

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Other news:

Taylor Swift responds to leaked footage of her 'Famous' lyric approval

The National call Donald Trump Ronald McDonald

The Strokes release lyric video for 'OBLIVIUS'

The Prophets of Rage release debut self-titled single