Category Archives: Hit of The Week

Hit of the week: Iggy Pop ‘James Bond’

Iggy Pop has released a video for his track James Bond. The song has been selected from Pop’s upcoming studio album Free, which will arrive on September 6 through Loma Vista/Caroline International.

It’ll be his first record since 2016’s Post Pop Depression, and will feature additional vocals from Faith Vern, Leron Thomas on trumpet, Robin Sherman on bass, Thomas Glass on drums and Ari Teitel on guitar, and will also include contributions from Sarah Lipstate, aka Novella.

The video has been directed by Simon Taylor and was shot on location at Sweat Records in Miami.

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Hit of the week: Girl Ray ‘Show me more’

North London trio Girl Ray have announced a new album, Girl, and shared a video for its first single, “Show Me More.” Girl is due out November 8. Girl Ray features Poppy Hankin (guitar/vocals), Iris McConnell (drums), and Sophie Moss (bass). Girl is their second album, the follow-up to their cleverly titled 2017-released debut album, Earl Grey.  . Whereas their debut album was a twee-pop gem, Girl is inspired by more modern and electronic pop sounds,

Hit of the week: Haim ‘Summer Girl’

The sisters HAIM are back. The Los Angeles pop trio have dropped the music video for “Summer Girl.” The clip is helmed by Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom ThreadThere Will Be Blood), who also shot HAIM‘s videos for “Right Now,” “Night So Long,” and “Little of Your Love.”  Danielle Haim dedicated the song to Lou Reed, likely a nod to the song’s similarity to Reed’s “Walk On The Wild Side.”

Hit of the week: Walt Disco ‘Past Tense’

Glasgow’s Walt Disco keeps getting better and better. Today, the captivating band is back to share their latest single, “Past Tense” via LA-based label IHC 1NFINTY. The new track finds the moody rockers at both their most epic and most vulnerable – while oozing their unmistakable and shimmering musical opulence.

“Past Tense” follows the goth anthem “Strange to Know Nothing,” and is also accompanied by the band’s first official visual, which was written and directed by IHC series creators Franki Chan & Jesus Antonio Rivera. Watch below.

Hit of the week: Jay Som “Tenderness”

Jay Som has shared new song “Tenderness.” Its the second song to be taken from the band’s new album Anak Ko after “Superbike.” The new Jay Som album is due out on August 23.

In a statement accompanying the release of “Tenderness,” Melina Duterte describes the song as “a feel-good, funky, kind of sexy song” in part about “the curse of social media” and how it complicates relationships.”

Hit of the week: Emotional Oranges ‘Motion’

Forward-thinking alternative pop Emotional Oranges have released their debut single ‘Motion‘.

The new track, which sits somewhere betweenAnderson .Paak and The xx, is crammed with addictive bassy grooves, tantalizing vocals and a beat that will make your head nod uncontrollably. watch the Amber Mark-directed video for ‘Motion‘ below.

Hit of the week: Michael Kiwanuka ‘Money’

British soul singer Michael Kiwanuka and UK wunderkind Tom Misch have joined forces on the new soulful collaborative track ‘Money’.

‘Money’ puts Kiwanuka’s distinctive vocals on full display, backed by Misch’s infectious disco beat and funky guitars. With its easy inviting rhythm and slick basslines, ‘Money’ is a clear contender for song of the summer. The new single also features backing vocals from another old-soul, YEBBA, a powerhouse vocalist and up-and-coming singer-songwriter who hails from Arkansas.