Your First Listen: Week of June 11th

Five remarkable songs you need to hear from The 1975, Dirty Nil and more

Each week we feature five remarkable songs that you need to hear on Your First Listen. In case you miss them on air, you can catch up on the weekly tracks right here. Your First Listen airs weekdays at 12:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 8:45 p.m.

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Lovelytheband – “These Are My Friends”

This LA group got their start just in 2016 and by now you’ve heard their catchy track “Broken,” here’s another to sing along to at their August 15th show at Velvet Underground.


The Glorious Sons – “Come Down”

There’s a lot of great momentum with Kingston’s The Glorious Sons, from winning the Juno for Rock Album of the Year to getting the chance to open up for the Rolling Stones later this month in France (!!!) and that’s all in the span of a few months! Here’s their latest “Come Down.”

Dennis Lloyd – “Nevermind”

2.6 million youtube views can’t be wrong, right? Get ready to snap along to Dennis Lloyd, “Nevermind.”


The Dirty Nil – “Bathed In Light”

Great Hamilton rockers The Dirty Nil are back with a new album out September 14th called Master Volume. Here’s a taste of what’s to come, a song frontman Luke Benthan said was inspired by a death dream, eeep!

The 1975 – “Give Yourself a Try”

Brit rockers The 1975 are back! Their next album will be out in October and is called A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, interesting… let’s see what they’re getting at with this lead off track, “Give Yourself a Try.”