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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Shadez The Misfit unleashes his anticipated Ne Plus Ultra EP

Ne Plus Ultra means the highest point. As in excellence. And that's precisely why Shadez The Misfit has decided to name his debut EP exactly that. The UK-based lyricist has finally unleashed the project in full as Shadez takes you on a journey focused on elevating despite adversities and setbacks constantly faced that are often in the way. "I didn't want to impress, I wanted to inspire through soundscapes, experiences and concepts that felt vivid to me and what I see day to day," Shadez said. Listen to Ne Plus Ultra below.


Couros is starting to 'Breathe Again'

London artist, Couros is new and ready for action. Today, he's unleashed soul-induced single 'Breathe Again' from his forthcoming EP, which is duo out on November. It's a melodic, downtempo offering that shows exactly why he's earned attention from the likes of PMR and Annie Mac. Listen below.


BOYO Shares Advance Stream of New EP, Machines

BOYO is an artist that creates something known as fuzz-pop and he's just released a new project full of it. Robert Tilden is the 20-year-old brainchild of the project and today, he's offered up his three-track project to stream in full. Listen below.


Classixx and How To Dress Well unite for 'Just Let It Go' visuals

California duo, Classixx and How to Dress Well have teamed up for new single 'Just Let Go' from Classixx's most recent album Faraway Reach. Today, their collaboration has welcomed new visuals, directed by Jordan Michael Blake, featuring a bunch of skate kids breaking into a mall.

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Other news:

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Stream A$AP Mob's Cozy Tapes Vol. 1: Friends in full

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio's new documentary on climate change

Destiny's Child launch Instagram account and reunion rumours simultaneously