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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ShaqIsDope drops another one with 'Owe Me'

It was just a few months back that Toronto rapper ShaqIsDope released his latest mixtape Black Frames and now, he's gearing up to release a new self-titled EP. To build anticipation for the forthcoming project, Shaq has decided to unleash its first single, which comes in the form of Pitt Tha Kid and Felix Leone-produced track 'Owe Me.' Listen below.


Tidelines share intoxicating new track 'Wasting'

South East London duo, Tidelines have shared a captivating new track that explores the concepts within a failed relationship. The single follows their most recent EP Dream, and is a sure-way to guarantee that people pay attention and look forward to whatever ambient electronica they have coming next.

Sonny Green shares new track 'Expressing Myself' from Grime is Punk Vol 2

Southend MC, Sonny Green is prepping the release of his new EP Grime Is Punk via Hostage Music on November 11. And he's riding out the roll-out by releasing his latest track 'Expressing Myself'. The song is one of five grime-savvy pieces on the project, which also includes lead cut 'Nothing.'

Cash+David share skateboard-centred video for 'Burger (Stormy Weather)'

Cash+David enlisted world champion skateboarder Lacey Baker to star in their new video for 'Burger.' There, she skates around the streets of LA, while a flash mob, started by Nicole Hause, invades the outdoor space. The video is actually part of a four-part series dealing with the west coast skate scene and each clip will be paired with an accompanying a track from the duo's recently released Side II EP.

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Other news:

Bon Iver is now selling flannel shirts

TLC previews two new songs from their first album in 14 years

Apple unsurprisingly delays AirPod launch

Watch a teaser for FKA twigs' Halloween-themed art exhibit