Saying farewell to summer requires a soundtrack. We’re here to provide a sampling of new tunes from indie heavyweights Metric, Thom Yorke, Bob Moses, and Alt-J. On the local front, we’ve got fresh cuts from Dilly Dally, Tokyo Police Club, and Billy Moon.
Here are seven songs you need to discover this week.
Tokyo Police Club – “Simple Dude”
Toronto-based indie rockers Tokyo Police Club have shared a new video for “Simple Dude” from their forthcoming full-length TPC, arriving October 5 via Dine Alone Records. The video was created using film negatives shot by bassist/vocalist Dave Monks during the recording of the upcoming album. “Simple Dude” was animated by videographer Anne Douris.
Metric – “Now Or Never Now”
Metric are set to release their first new album since 2015’s Pagans in Vegas on September 21. They’ve already rolled out a pair of songs with “Dark Saturday” and “Dressed To Suppress,” and this week Emily Haines and Co. have shared another new cut from the forthcoming yet-to-be-named record.
Check out the synth-heavy track “Now Or Never Now.”
Thom Yorke – “Suspirium”
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has composed his first-ever film score for Luca Guadagnino’s remake of the 1977 supernatural horror film, Suspiria. The soundtrack will feature 25 original compositions from Yorke.
Watch the animated video for the first single, “Suspirium.”
Bob Moses – “Enough To Believe”
Grammy-winning duo Bob Moses have shared “Enough To Believe” from their forthcoming album Battle Lines due September 14 on Domino.
Dilly Dally – “Doom”
Toronto’s Dilly Dally have shared another track off of their forthcoming LP Heaven, due to arrive on September 14 via Dine Alone Records.
Alt-J – “Deadcrush (Featuring Danny Brown)”
British indie rockers Alt-J shared a taste of what’s to come on their forthcoming Reduxer LP with an eerie new video directed by Jeron Braxton. “Deadcrush” features Danny Brown, as well as some original Playstation-inspired visuals from Braxton.
Billy Moon – “Animal”
Hamilton-based indie rockers Billy Moon are set to release their debut full-length this fall. Having already shared some new tracks, Billy Moon are at it again with the release of “Animal.”