A month ago we posted “The Romantic Egotist,” a promising single from Detroit “emo art rock” band In A Daydream’s new album This Side Of Purgatory. The album’s out today, and it lives up to that promise. Singer-songwriter Bryan Porter and friends have delivered a suitably epic meditation on grief, God, self-regard, and self-destruction. If you’re intrigued by the prospect of emo that infuses classic pop songcraft into ambitiously grandiose song structures, In A Daydream may just be the band for you. Stream This Side Of Purgatory below.
R&B singer and Dreamville associate Ari Lennox released her debut album, Shea Butter Baby, back in 2019, and she’s spent the past couple years putting out some loose singles. Today, she’s announced her sophomore album, age/sex/location, which will be out on September 9. It looks like out of that long string of singles, only “Pressure” […]
TikTok favorite Bella Poarch has been on a roll recently, releasing instantly popular songs like “Build A Bitch” and “Dolls,” both of which appear on her Dolls EP, out now. In her “Dolls” video, Poarch pretend-fought Grimes, and the two even previewed a joint track via Instagram Live. Now, the studio version of “No Man’s […]
Beyoncé is coming off a big week. Her new album Renaissance debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, she notched her first solo Hot 100 #1 since 2008 with the ascendance of “Break My Soul,” and she appeared on Stereogum’s reader-voted Song Of The Summer list. Not bad, Bey! She has a new collaboration out […]