Week In Review: alternative music 5/1/2017 through 5/7/2017
A ton of great new music out this week and this post will catch you up on it. Punk rock dominated the Featured 5 singles of the week with awesome new singles from Rancid, Face To Face, and Flogging Molly. A total of (18) new singles were added to the Best New Music of 2017 playlist. Standout albums of the week come from Blondie, At the Drive In, and Black Lips – what a mixed bag! Further down the post, sink into a bunch of new music videos, and live videos. Enjoy!
New Single Releases
Subscribe to the playlist that aggregates all best new alternative music singles released in 2017 here
Song of the Week
This week’s SOTW can be listened to below but you’ll definitely want to read even more [charming] commentary in the full post.
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Listen and subscribe: All songs chosen as Song of the Week in 2017 in this Spotify playlist
New Album Releases
- Legendary new wavers Blondie are back with solid Pollinator album
- At the Drive-In are back with their first album in 17 years. Check out in-tet a-li-a
- Black Lips drop fantastic album Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art?
Listen and subscribe: I aggregate all the best new albums released in 2017 in this Spotify playlist
New Music Videos
Bands tend to release new music videos and lyric videos to Youtube mid-week, typically Wednesday. Music Trajectory keeps an eye on all the activity and puts the best ones the video playlist below:
New Live Videos
Fancy live performances? Music Trajectory also keeps an eye on all the new live videos released on Youtube and adds the best into the video playlist below.
Best Song In The World
Sometimes a song comes along that is so damn good, it needs to be recognized for just how awesome it is. A song is deemed #BSITW until another one comes along and dethrones it.
Current reigning Best Song of the World is “Green Light” by Lorde
For prior songs chosen, visit the BSITW page here