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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of August 13, 2021

The “Heart” of Friday beats on.

Heard any interesting rumors about this week’s New Music Friday releases? The top titles on the schedule include the latest albums from Dan + Shay, Luke Hemmings and The Killers, as well as singles from Kygo, Lizzo and Machine Gun Kelly. Good things are ready for you to stream:

Notable albums out this week: Ben Platt‘s Reverie (Stream), Bendigo Fletcher‘s Fits Of Laughter (Stream), Dan + Shay‘s Good Things (Stream), Jade Bird‘s Different Kinds Of Light (Stream), Jennifer Hudson‘s Respect (Soundtrack) (Stream), Jungle‘s Loving In Stereo (Stream), Luke Hemmings‘s When Facing The Things We Turn Away From (Stream), Rainbow Kitten Surprise‘s RKS! Live From Athens Georgia (Stream), Sheryl Crow‘s Live From The Ryman And More (Stream), Still Woozy‘s If This Isn’t Nice, I Don’t Know What Is (Stream), $uicideboy$‘s Long Term Effects Of Suffering (Stream), The Killers‘s Pressure Machine (Stream), Weathers‘s Pillows & Therapy (Stream)

Notable EPs out this week: Binki‘s Motor Function (Stream), Blackbear‘s Misery Lake (Stream), Culture Wars‘s Teche (Stream), EBEN‘s Dandelions (Stream), Junior Varsity‘s Junior Varsity (Stream), Meet Me @ The Altar‘s Model Citizen (Stream)

New digital singles that you can buy/stream this week include:
“(Another) Hotel Party”, Matty Reynolds (Stream)
“#1 Fan”, The Driver Era (Stream)
“A Million Pretty Pieces”, Nightly & Fleurie (Stream)
“ABCDEFU”, Gayle (Stream)
“Adrenaline”, X Ambassadors (Stream)
“All Things $ Can Do”, Cheat Codes featuring Travis Barker & Tove Styrke (Stream)
“Apology”, Dana Dentata (Stream)
“Attitude”, J. Scott (Stream)
“August”, Madeline The Person featuring Adam Melchor (Stream)
“Avalanche”, James Arthur (Stream)
“Awooo!”, Rence (Stream)
“Back In My Head Again”, Levi Evans (Stream)
“Back N Forth”, Ericdoa (Stream)
“Bad Habits (Fumez The Engineer Remix)”, Ed Sheeran featuring Tion Wayne & Central Cee (Stream)
“Be My Jane”, Josh Cumbee (Stream)
“Before We Knew”, Day Wave (Stream)
“Billion Dollar Bitch”, Mia Rodriguez featuring Yung Baby Tate (Stream)
“Bitter Taste”, Billy Idol (Stream)
“Bop”, Masked Wolf (Stream)
“Break Her Heart For Me”, KIRBY (Stream)
“Brooklyn” and “You Signed Up For This”, Maisie Peters (Stream)
“Call My Name”, JP Cooper (Stream)
“Clean”, Maude Latour (Stream)
“Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”, Elton John & Dua Lipa (Stream)
“Confused”, Kevin George (Stream)
“Constellations”, Jade LeMac (Stream)
“Daydream”, Johnny Orlando (Stream)
“Don’t Be Shy”, Tiësto & Karol G (Stream)
“Drown”, Séamus (Stream)
“Dude”, Andi (Stream)
“Essence”, Wizkid featuring Tems & Justin Bieber (Stream)
“Every Summertime”, NIKI (Stream)
“Everything Sucks”, Vaultboy featuring Eric Nam (Stream)
“Feast Of Fire”, Trivium (Stream)
“Fly Again”, Turnstile (Stream)
“Get Lit”, Kidd Kenn (Stream)
“Go Phuck Urself”, Royal & The Serpent (Stream)
“Goodbye, Me”, CAL (Stream)
“GSD”, Aitch (Stream)
“Guilty Pleasures”, Confetti (Stream)
“Happy For You (Albert Remix)”, Lukas Graham (Stream)
“Hate U Cuz I Don’t”, Louis The Child featuring Bea Miller (Stream)
“Here’s Your Perfect”, Jamie Miller & Salem Ilese (Stream)
“High Sometimes”, Alt Bloom (Stream)
“Holiday Hills”, Loud Luxury (Stream)
“Hotter Than Hawaii”, Youngr (Stream)
“I Just Wanna Dance”, Tiagz (Stream)
“If It Weren’t For You”, FINMAR (Stream)
“Indecisive”, Spill Tab featuring Tommy Genesis (Stream)
“Inferno”, Sub Urban & Bella Poarch (Stream)
“Joy For Youth”, Sam Austins & Sir Chloe (Stream)
“Just For Me”, PinkPantheress (Stream)
“Kids On Molly”, Aries (Stream)
“Lao’ A Lao'”, Prince Royce (Stream)
“Like Ooh”, Tassia Zappia (Stream)
“Like That”, ATB featuring Ben Samama (Stream)
“Love Me Now”, Kygo featuring Zoe Wees (Stream)
“M.I.A.”, MILES (Stream)
“Mini Fridge”, Jades Goudreault (Stream)
“Next To Me”, RÜFÜS DU SOL (Stream)
“Not Okay”, Chloe Moriondo featuring Mazie (Stream)
“Nothing Else Matters”, Phoebe Bridgers (Stream)
“Off My Neck”, Carlie Hanson (Stream)
“Okay Yeah!”, Coi Leray (Stream)
“Only Fanz”, Sean Paul featuring Ty Dolla $ign (Stream)
“Out Out”, Joel Corry & Jax Jones featuring Charli XCX & Saweetie (Stream)
“Outside”, Weston Estate (Stream)
“Over You Is You”, Tenille Arts featuring Matt Stell (Stream)
“Overthinking (Acoustic)”, Jake Scott (Stream)
“Papercuts”, Machine Gun Kelly (Stream)
“Paralyzed”, Sueco (Stream)
“Party At The Cemetery”, POORSTACY (Stream)
“Pause Play”, Preme (Stream)
“Pretty Lies”, Yoza (Stream)
“Read My Mind”, Lonr. featuring Yung Bleu (Stream)
“Rumors”, Lizzo & Cardi B (Stream)
“Run It”, DJ Snake featuring Rick Ross & Rich Brian (Stream)
“Sad Sad Sad”, ROSIE (Stream)
“Secrets (Your Fire)”, Magdalena Bay (Stream)
“Shame On You”, D Smoke (Stream)
“Sick”, Sea Girls (Stream)
“Slow Down”, VanJess featuring Lucky Daye (Stream)
“Sober”, Jelly Roll (Stream)
“Summer In Brooklyn”, Young Bombs featuring JORDY (Stream)
“Swiss Army Romance”, Nothing, Nowhere. (Stream)
“The Use In Trying”, Alessia Cara (Stream)
“Tic Tac Toe”, Midwxst (Stream)
“Wait”, Nao (Stream)
“Wasted All Night”, Cold War Kids (Stream)
“Watching”, BabyJake (Stream)
“We Used To Laugh/9 To 9”, Flora Cash (Stream)
“Wildflowers”, Valerie Broussard (Stream)
“Worry No More”, Amos Lee (Stream)
“Worst I’ve Ever Had”, Amber Ryann (Stream)
“Yeah!”, Oscar Lang (Stream)
“You Can Have It”, Chelsea Cutler (Stream)
“You Deserve An Oscar”, Matt Maltese (Stream)
“You Get Me (2021)”, Michelle Branch (Stream)

Next week, the new albums from Lorde, Sturgill Simpson and Trippie Redd are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of December 25, 2020

Fired up for Christmas.

Merry Christmas from PGTC! There’s little on the schedule this week, but if Santa didn’t bring you exactly what you wanted, try these tunes out:

Notable albums out this week: Chris Webby‘s 28 Wednesdays Later (iTunes), J. Stone‘s The Definition Of Pain (iTunes), Kidd G‘s Teenage Dream: 1,000 Miles From Georgia (iTunes), Lil Durk‘s The Voice (iTunes), Playboi Carti‘s Whole Lotta Red (iTunes), Popp Hunna‘s Mud Baby (iTunes), Rubi Rose‘s For The Streets (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Tink‘s A Gift And A Curse (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“2020”, Logan Paul (iTunes)
“Afterglow”, Ed Sheeran (iTunes)
“Cheers”, Blackbear & Wiz Khalifa (iTunes)
“Dreamland”, Morray (iTunes)
“Flags”, Coldplay (iTunes)
“Friend”, Drew Beck (iTunes)
“Good Days”, SZA (iTunes)
“Green Dot”, YoungBoy Never Broke Again (iTunes)
“Haircut”, Chaz Cardigan (iTunes)
“Having A Good Time, Sometimes”, Bakar (iTunes)
“Hearts On Fire”, Illenium & Dabin featuring Lights (iTunes)
“I Love You Baby”, Emilee (iTunes)
“It’s Not You It’s Me”, EBEN (iTunes)
“Just Call My Name”, Mýa (iTunes)
“Laugh A Little”, TheHxliday (iTunes)
“Long Live Cowboys”, Aaron Watson (iTunes)
“Make Someone Happy”, Augustana (iTunes)
“My Play”, AJR (iTunes)
“My Way”, Steve Aoki x Aloe Blacc (iTunes)
“Oh What A Love”, Kina Grannis (iTunes)
“One Thing”, Matt Wills (iTunes)
“Protect”, NLE Choppa (iTunes)
“Roommates”, Dixie D’Amelio (iTunes)
“Second Chance”, Johnny 2 Phones (iTunes)
“The Girl Who Stole My Heart”, Blue October (iTunes)
“Why So Serious?”, Kyan Palmer (iTunes)
“You’re The One For Me (Digital Farm Animals Remix)”, Great Good Fine OK (iTunes)

Next week, new releases are limited due to New Year’s Day. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

(PGTC supports the fight against racial inequality in our country: please use this resources website and help where you can.)

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of June 19, 2020

Translation: two top titles this week.

That Friday feeling is back again, which means plenty of new music is ready for your ears. You can now hear albums from Gabby Barrett, Jason Mraz, John Legend and Teyana Taylor, as well as singles from BTS, J. Cole, Rascal Flatts and The Killers. Will your listening experience stay gold? Let’s find out:

BLACK EYED PEAS – Translation (iTunes)
Features: “Mamacita” and “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”, both recent hits on the Rhythmic and Top 40 radio charts

GABBY BARRETT – Goldmine (iTunes)
Features: “I Hope”, a recent #1 single on the Country chart that’s now crossing to Hot AC and Top 40 radio charts

JOHN LEGEND – Bigger Love (iTunes)
Features: “Conversations In The Dark”, a current top 20 single on the Urban AC radio chart

Notable albums out this week: Bob Dylan‘s Rough And Rowdy Ways (iTunes), Jason Mraz‘s Look For The Good (iTunes), Jinka‘s No Anything Else (iTunes), Juke Ross‘s Chapter 2 (iTunes), Justine Skye‘s Bare With Me (iTunes), Lamb Of God‘s Lamb Of God (iTunes), Michael Franti & Spearhead‘s Work Hard And Be Nice (iTunes), Ocean Alley‘s Lonely Diamond (iTunes), Phoebe Bridgers‘s Punisher (iTunes), Smokepurpp‘s Florida Jit (iTunes), Stray Kids‘s Go Live (iTunes), Tee Grizzley‘s The Smartest (iTunes), Teyana Taylor‘s The Album (iTunes), Songs From Love, Victor (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Breland‘s Rage & Sorrow (iTunes), EBEN‘s Honeydew (iTunes), Super Duper‘s Prelude (iTunes), Wale‘s The Imperfect Storm (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“4U”, Nicole Millar (iTunes)
“After Ours”, Dahl (iTunes)
“Alane”, Robin Schulz & Wes (iTunes)
“Bad Texter”, Ryan Woods (iTunes)
“Beautiful Lies (Cold)”, Lolo Zouaï (iTunes)
“Black Parade”, Beyoncé (iTunes)
“Bouncin”, KYLE (iTunes)
“Brand New”, Calboy featuring King Von (iTunes)
“BRB (Acoustic)”, Mahalia (iTunes)
“California”, Usher featuring Tyga (iTunes)
“Can’t Force Love”, Wankelmut (iTunes)
“Carousels”, Doves (iTunes)
“Catch Fire”, UNSECRET featuring Sam Tinnesz & Hulvey (iTunes)
“Count Me In”, THEY. (iTunes)
“Country State Of Mind”, Josh Turner featuring Chris Janson (iTunes)
“Cry”, Ashnikko featuring Grimes (iTunes)
“Disco Man (Little Dragon Remix)”, Remi Wolf (iTunes)
“Do Re Mi” and “Love2ButCant”, Adan Diaz (iTunes)
“Don’t Wanna Love”, Jujubee (iTunes)
“Dream Girl (Home Made)”, Anna Of The North (iTunes)
“Dreamer”, Trippie Redd (iTunes)
“Everybody Rise”, Amy Shark (iTunes)
“First Mission”, Blueface (iTunes)
“Friends”, Lil Halima (iTunes)
“Freezing”, Bren Joy (iTunes)
“Gimme Love (Channel Tres Remix)”, Joji (iTunes)
“Go Outside”, Natalie Schlabs (iTunes)
“Hood Scars 2”, J.I. The Prince Of N.Y. & Lil Tjay (iTunes)
“How They Remember You”, Rascal Flatts (iTunes)
“I Can’t Breathe”, H.E.R. (iTunes)
“I Don’t Wanna Dance”, Top Bunk (iTunes)
“I Wanna Know”, Jetta (iTunes)
“If I Build A Home On The Moon”, Picture This (iTunes)
“I’m Finally In Love” and “Loving You”, Thomas Headon (iTunes)
“I’m Not OK”, RHODES (iTunes)
“Inside” and “Outside”, Gnash (iTunes)
“Internet”, Lauren Sanderson (iTunes)
“Judi”, Nissi (iTunes)
“Let Go”, Matt Hartke (iTunes)
“Let Me Love You”, Chris Wallace (iTunes)
“Life In Stereo”, Mads Langer (iTunes)
“Live And Die In LA”, SEB (iTunes)
“Lockdown”, Anderson .Paak (iTunes)
“Lose Touch”, Remme (iTunes)
“Mi Niña”, Ozuna (iTunes)
“Miss U More Than U Know”, Sofia Carson & R3HAB (iTunes)
“Moral Of The Story”, Ashe featuring Niall Horan (iTunes)
“Move Like A Boss”, Fivio Foreign featuring Young M.A (iTunes)
“My Own Soul’s Warning”, The Killers (iTunes)
“My People”, Amber Mark (iTunes)
“Natalie Portman”, Tom Speight (iTunes)
“Never Love Again”, Mcamp (iTunes)
“No Way”, Big Skeez (iTunes)
“Not Alright”, Pink Sweat$ (iTunes)
“Notes”, Que Parks (iTunes)
“One Prayer Left”, Ryan Griffin (iTunes)
“Perfect Way To Die”, Alicia Keys (iTunes)
“Precious”, SVRCINA (iTunes)
“Push It Right”, MOTi featuring Laura White (iTunes)
“Snow On Tha Bluff”, J. Cole (iTunes)
“Sooner Or Later”, Hugo Helmig (iTunes)
“Spend It All”, Tony Ferrari (iTunes)
“Stay All Night (Acoustic)”, ALMA (iTunes)
“Stay Gold”, BTS (iTunes)
“Still Remember”, Gucci Mane & Pooh Shiesty (iTunes)
“Tap In”, Saweetie (iTunes)
“The Champion”, The Score (iTunes)
“Thinkin’ On You”, Bklava (iTunes)
“Thousand Faces”, Don Diablo & Andy Grammer (iTunes)
“Underneath”, Ramz (iTunes)
“Vacant Heart”, StaySolidRocky featuring Big4Keezy (iTunes)
“Vacation”, Tyga (iTunes)
“Vicious”, Tate McRae featuring Lil Mosey (iTunes)
“Wake Up Romeo”, Caro Emerald (iTunes)
“We’ll Be Fine”, Luz (iTunes)
“Western Swing & Waltzes”, Colter Wall (iTunes)
“When I See You, I See Home (Wedding Version)”, Tyler Hilton (iTunes)
“Would You Come Home”, Tyler Blackburn (iTunes)

Next week, the new projects from HAIM and Jessie Ware are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Fifteen

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…

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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
FLY BY MIDNIGHT – “Waiting Tables” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Eighth appearance

There’s definitely two seats at the table for these guys; I’ve been feasting on their releases for some time now, so the waiting period wasn’t long for this winner to arrive. The mellow retro-tinged pop single combines enough modern elements for a successful result.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
HANNAH JANE LEWIS – “Not Yours Never Was” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fifth appearance

Following the release of the Rewind-approved cuts “Do It Without You” and “Last Night Every Night”, Lewis’s latest song is an easy add to the list, which is featured on her new self-titled EP. With so many great pop records in her catalog, she’ll continue to do well.

PICK OF THE WEEK: THREE
OVERSTREET – “All Nighter” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance

During the summer of 2017, Overstreet climbed as high as #14 on my personal chart with “Hold On”, though I enjoyed the majority of his songs during a stint with Island Records. Leaning towards a darker rock feel, this one could find support at Alternative radio.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
ALEC BAILEY – “Roseanne”
EBEN – “You The One”
HARRISON WHEELER featuring MARSHALL MAGIC – “Up All Night”
HUX – “Wreck”
JOHAN – “Fifteen”
MISS BENNY – “Every Boy”
MYZICA – “Can’t Come Back”
VIOLET DAYS – “Afterparty”

Want to be featured on this weekly wrap-up? Submit your music to adamfsoybel@gmail.com and I’ll check our your tunes. Thanks!

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Thirteen

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…

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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
CAPPA – “I Do” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Seventh appearance

It’s been about four months since this artist last appeared on the Rewind with her song “Sux”, and her latest track definitely doesn’t suck whatsoever. Written with Aaron Blackmar, the lighter pop tune has a pleasant melody, while still preserving a playful attitude.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
JESSE SAINT JOHN – “Crying” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fifth appearance

Released as a part of a two-track single with an updated version of his former Rewind pick “What Do U Like”, you might need some tissues (sold seperately) when you check this cut out for the first time. The retro-tinged electronic sound finds just the right groove.

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PICK OF THE WEEK: THREE
SVRCINA – “All I Wanna Do” (iTunes)
Previously on the Rewind: Ninth appearance

From “I Do” to “All I Wanna Do”, the latest Rewind entry for this Nashville performer may not be a hot Sheryl Crow cover, but it’s a pretty catchy single in its own right. Co-written with Ben Eggebrecht and Michael McEachern, it’s another super add to her catalog.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
CUBBI – “Buzzkill”
DANIELLA MASON – “Deepest Of Wells”
EBEN – “Nights Like This”
GABRIELLE APLIN – “Nothing Really Matters”
JOEL ADAMS – “Coffee”
LAUREN AQUILINA – “Tobacco In My Sheets”
RENCE – “Ways To Go”
THE DRIVER ERA – “Feel You Now”
THE WLDLFE – “The Other Side”

Want to be featured on this weekly wrap-up? Submit your music to adamfsoybel@gmail.com and I’ll check our your tunes. Thanks!

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