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News Round-Up – 23rd May, 2018

Robyn has finally shared some more news about new music, which she is planning to release sometime this year. The Swedish pop artist talked about her next record during a conversation with Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, during Red Bull Music Festival in New York and revealed that “it’s not finished yet but it’s almost there.” Robyn also shared three different demos, ‘Be Mine,’ ‘Dancing On My Own’ and ‘Honey’, and confirmed that she’s planning to go on tour. The whole interview can be viewed on Red Bull’s website.

Tyler, The Creator shared a video to a new track called ‘435.’ It is yet another single release from the rapper, who has already dropped two other songs this year, ‘Okra’ and ‘Rose Tinted Cheeks.’ Tyler also left a comment about ‘435’ on Twitter: “this was recorded like early feb, just a verse i recorded in philly on the flower boy tour, this is not an indication of how future things will sound.”

Florence + The Machine performed one of their new songs live at ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’. ‘Hunger’ is one of the singles promoting their forthcoming album High As Hope, which is due on the 29th of June. Watch the performance below:

Lykke Li shared a new video for her song ‘deep end’, which was filmed entirely on an iPhone. Lykke Li is going to release an album on the 8th of June, titled so sad so sexy. She’s has already dropped a couple of singles – ‘hard rain’ and ‘utopia.’ Her previous record, I Never Learn, appeared in 2014.

Disclosure released a new song ‘Ultimatum’ featuring Fatoumata Diawara. This is the first time that Guy and Howard Lawrence shared new music since their 2016 EP Moog For Love and last full-length album Caracal from 2015.

Oh Sees (fka Thee Oh Sees) announced that their new studio album Smote Reverser, will appear on August 17th via Castle Face Records. They have also released a new single ‘Overthrown’ which is already available to listen. Thee Oh Sees’ latest record, titled Orc, came out in the summer of 2017.

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