New Music from the Inbox for July 30, 2018: IDLES, Jukebox the Ghost, Young the Giant, & More!

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Artist: Young the Giant
Song: “Simplify”
Album: Single

The band’s first new music since 2016, Young the Giant’s “Simplify” is about the complexity of modern life. Watch:

Artist: Picturesque
Song: “Dead Flowers”
Album: Single

Getting ready to head out on tour in September, Picturesque recently released their first new music since their debut full-length album in 2017. The song is about the stress, the anxiety, and the precarity that gentrification causes. Watch:

Artist: Nick Ferrio
Song: “I Don’t Know How Long”
Album: Single

Nick Ferrio doesn’t often write political songs, but with his latest track, he says that “the idea that the personal is political became really apparent”. “Dead Flowers” took three months to record. Watch:

Artist: Kagoule
Song: “Egg Hunt”
Album: Single

The lead single from their album set for release this October, Kagoule’s “Egg Hunt” acts as a grand comeback for the band. The Nottingham trio also plans on touring the UK this fall. Watch: This song comes from their latest album Off to the Races, released earlier this year. The accompanying video adds to the theme. https://youtu.be/-nOCuOoE6SEArtist: IDLES
Song: “Samaritans”
Album: Single

From their upcoming LP, IDLES describes their latest track as “one of their most confrontational songs to date”. The single is a searing takedown of toxic masculinity
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Artist: Jukebox the Ghost
Song: “Everybody’s Lonely”
Album: Single

Brooklyn piano-pop band Jukebox the Ghost are getting ready to head out on tour this fall.
New Music from the Inbox for July 30, 2018: IDLES, Jukebox the Ghost, Young the Giant, & More!