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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Snoh Aalegra shares new track 'Feels'

Swedish-born, LA-based artist, Snoh Aalegra has done it again. Her and her soulful voice. Today, she's delivered her brand new single 'Feels', which was produced by No I.D and acts as the lead single from her forthcoming mini-album, which is slated for delivery in early 2017. 'Feels' is funky and fresh. Listen below.

Bossman Birdie and Jme team up on 'My Yard'

I haven't listened to it yet. The song is geoblocked and unfortunately, I'm in Canada where it's currently snowing and can't listen. But Bossman Birdie and Jme get all the support so listen to the grime guys do their thing on brand new collaboratie single 'My Yard' below.

The Courtneys announce new album and share 'Silver Velvet'

Flying Nun Records has announced that they will be releasing The Courtneys' brand new album, The Courtneys II, which is due out on Feburary 17, 2017. The collective have delivered their new single in preparation for the release, which comes in the form of skippy guitar-laden powerpop track 'Silver Velvet.' Listen below.

HALF WAIF announces new EP and share tour dates

Half Waif have a lot in the works. On top of signing to Cascine, the musical project of Nandi Rose Plunkett is releasing a new EP (out on February 24) and then heading out on tour. Find those dates below.

  • January
  • 23 - UK - London - Surya
  • 24 - UK - Manchester - Castle Hotel
  • 25 - UK - Glasgow - The Hug And Pint
  • 26 - UK - Cardiff - Four Bars
  • 29 - ES - Zaragoza - Delicias (Bombo y Platillo)
  • 31 - ES - A Coruna - MAC
  • February
  • 01 - ES - Santiago - Sala Riquela
  • 02 - PT - Vila-Real - Club de Vila Real
  • 03 - ES - Almendralejo - Salón de Teatres
  • 04 - ES -Alicante - Teatre Arniches (Atiende Alicante)
  • 05 - ES - Borriana - Emac Festival
  • 07 - BE - Gent - Video
  • 08 - LU - Luxembourg - De Gudde Wellen
  • 09 - DE - Dortmund - FZW
  • 10 - DE - Cologne - die Wohngemeinschaft
  • March
  • 10 - 19 - US - Austin, TX - SXSW Festival

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