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Now Streaming: #NewMusicFriday Dec. 14

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Princess Nokia - PHOTO: ALBERTO VARGAS
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So much music, so little time. To make your new music venture a little easier, every Friday, CP staff writer Jordan Snowden compiles songs, albums, and EPs that are now streaming with #NewMusicFriday. Check out what dropped this week.

Local

Working Breed - "Turtle Race"
Tonight at Spirit, local art-rock band Working Breed is debuting a music video for its single, "Turtle Race." The video clocks in around nine minutes and features a seductive storyline about cheating and revenge. Along with the video, fans can purchase an 8" single featuring two tracks from Working Breed's forthcoming album, Transparent Raven. Doors open at 9 p.m. For those who can't make it out to Lawrenceville tonight, the video premieres online tomorrow.

Think Good Audio - Leftover Sound Therapy
Experimental drum beats, computer clicks, and ambiance elements make up this release from Think Good Audio. The jazzy, trip-hop artist says, "If this album can convey or invoke an emotional connection, hopefully, and God willingly I have done the justice of my music."

Andy Oddo - Forever And A Day
It's the debut EP from Pittsburgh musician Andy Oddo. Songs feature Nick Figley from metal band Losing September on lead vocals. For fans of emotional and introspective alternative and hard rock; Forever And A Day was influenced by bands such as Deftones, Alice in Chains, 10 Years, Trust Company, Failure, and many others.



Morgan Erina - Safe
Safe is a three-track acoustic holiday album showcasing Erina's signature indie-folk styling.

National/International

Princess Nokia - Metallic Butterfly (Remastered & Expanded)
Princess Nokia just re-released a remastered an expanded version of her 2014 debut full-length Metallic Butterfly, which features three bonus tracks from the era. The album showcases all sides of what we’ve now come to know as the definitive multi-faceted artist Princess Nokia: music lover, philosopher, activist, and anime nerd.

Smokeasac - "Leave You Behind"
Today, Smokeasac released the video for his new single “Leave You Behind.” An innovative producer and musician, he has revolutionized the blending of rock and rap and is most recognized for his work with friend and collaborator Lil Peep. He is now emerging as a solo artist, delivering powerful songs that detail riveting emotion.



ZAYN - Icarus Falls
Today, ZAYN releases his second album, Icarus Falls. The album, a dichotomy between the light and dark, follows a concept inspired by the Greek myth of Icarus. The first disc, ICARUS, brings light with joyous, anthemic tracks including the hit single “Let Me,” the swooning track “Common” and the love song released this week, “There You Are.” Whereas FALLS reflects the darker side of life laid bare in tracks like “Sour Diesel” and “Entertainer,” through to its struggles, in the emotional “Good Years.” This side features iconic producer Timbaland, on “Too Much,” and superstar Nicki Minaj on “No Candle No Light.”

CLAVVS - "Echo," "Slow Dive," and "Lay Back"
The Brooklyn duo released three singles as a package today. They recently shared their single "Echo" on Consequence Of Sound. Along with the new track, the band did an Origins piece, in which they explain their influences for the track. "Echo" is also the theme song to Nike's new podcast The Fenom Effect. A few weeks ago they premiered the track "Slow Dive" on The405 and also recently hit No. 1 on The Hype Machine with the track "Lay Back."


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