June 10, 2023

Welcome to Sound Station, the place we’re highlighting one of the best new tracks that got here out this week. Head into the weekend with songs from MOD SUN, EKKSTACY and extra.

MOD SUN unveils a cinematic music video for his newest ballad “Battle Scars” 

MOD SUN is aware of pull on our heartstrings, and his newest single “Battle Scars” is not any exception. Accompanying the fragile ballad is a cinematic music video directed and produced by MOD SUN that options every thing from robberies, love on the run and the bloody penalties of getting blended up with the mistaken folks. The video isn’t for the faint of coronary heart, however even by the video’s intense scenes, MOD SUN peppers in a collection of heartwarming moments, in addition to some spectacular efficiency photographs behind the drum package: his first instrument. —Alessandro DeCaro

EKKSTACY’s revelatory post-punk

EKKSTACY’s world could seem grey, however his songs reveal a vivid, heart-on-sleeve intimacy. On “i need to die in your arms,” he melds darkish, blunt lyrics with a buoyant groove. It’s the sound of an artist coming into his personal, anchored by his reverence for various, emo and post-punk. His new album, Distress, is out Sept. 30. —Neville Hardman

Pinkshift need you to get out of their face with heavy new single “GET OUT” 

Baltimore punks Pinkshift introduced the warmth with their newest single “GET OUT.” The track clocks in at simply over two minutes and takes goal at poisonous folks with aggressive reproach. On high of the heavy guitar riffs and supercharged drums, vocalist Ashrita Kumar screams their coronary heart out within the track’s refrain, declaring, “Get out of my face/I don’t need you right here so go away.” The result’s a track that’ll make you need to stage-dive and arise for your self. —Alessandro DeCaro

Chilly Hart and Lil Peep’s sedative bliss

Lil Peep’s legacy lives on in Chilly Hart’s “Dying.” The monitor seems like a misplaced GOTHBOICLIQUE B-side, a peek again at two pals tinkering round of their front room and smoking indica at 3 a.m. The OC Season 3 mixtape is out now, which options one other collab with fellow GBC member Wicca Section Springs Everlasting. —Neville Hardman

Djo unveils one other charming single with “Determine You Out”

Joe Keery (Stranger Issues) is again with one other new single forward of his challenge Djo‘s sophomore album, DECIDE. On “Determine You Out,” Keery’s charming lilt is accompanied by bursts of gloomy, shimmering synths. With the vocal drama of David Bowie, Keery creates a cinematic universe of his personal making throughout the three-minute earworm. —Ilana Kaplan

Danny Dwyer performs a flawless victory with new single “Mortal Kombat” 

Hyperpop newcomer Danny Dwyer has launched an emotionally charged single, “Mortal Kombat.” The brand new monitor chronicles a painful breakup and the sentiments of guilt and co-dependency that come up when parting methods with a major different. Dwyer makes use of the metaphorical imagery of the hyperviolent Mortal Kombat online game collection to show how painful love may be. Moreover, he launched a shocking video for the monitor that options every thing from retro-inspired combating sport visuals to melancholic photographs carried out in desolate settings. —Alessandro DeCaro

nothing,nowhere. shares a contemporary post-hardcore traditional that includes Senses Fail

nothing,nowhere. held nothing again on “M1SERY_SYNDROME.” The monitor incorporates early 2000s post-hardcore hooks with anthemic and hovering vocals within the vein of the Used and Saosin. The track additionally encompasses a shock breakdown on the tail finish for added depth. For the brand new monitor, nothing,nowhere. enlisted one in all his greatest influences — Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail — to supply visitor vocals, a pairing that couldn’t be more practical in delivering the track’s highly effective message. —Alessandro DeCaro

44phantom brings us again to the glory days of emo rap

Emo-pop artist 44phantom has launched a stellar new single “don’t sleep,repeat” that includes fashionable pop-punk famous person Machine Gun Kelly. The soulful monitor finds each singers buying and selling off vocal traces that chronicle their collective trauma and the darkish facet of Hollywood over booming 808s and entice drums. On the track, 44phantom continues to show that he’s a vocal powerhouse with an unbelievable sense of vary and emotional depth. —Alessandro DeCaro 

Curtis Waters’ “STAR KILLER” is an indie-pop dream 

On Curtis Waters’ new single “STAR KILLER,” the indie-pop artist gives a playful and driving tune centered round a catchy vocal hook and guitar riff that seems like a delicate homage to Basement Jaxx’s traditional hit “The place’s Your Head At.” Accompanying the brand new monitor is a visually stimulating video that harks again to the glory days of ’90s Britpop and reveals Waters sporting iconic David Bowie-inspired face paint, which we’re most undoubtedly right here for. —Alessandro DeCaro  

The Seashores pen an ode to Greek mythology

The Seashores’ newest single “Orpheus” is a fascinating ode to the Greek mytho. Over three-and-a-half minutes, the band thread mild nostalgia with a driving beat. Although the monitor sounds romantic initially, its emphasis is on time — how as an alternative of trying again on previous loves, “there’s another person so that you can catch.” —Neville Hardman