Listen to Noise Pop's latest new music mix, featuring Moonface, Ty Segall and White Fence, Japandroids, AU, and more.
Blame it on the season! There's been an abnormal amount of new music released in the last few weeks and man, is it wonderful. Clearly spring has sprung for the music industry and we're fortunate enough to reap the rewards. We had such a hard time narrowing the song selection down to just ten that we decided to expand the tracklist to fifteen. Turn up your headphones/speakers and dig into this bounty of great new music.
1. "Hornet's Nest" -- Jonti, Twirligig
2. "All of Me" -- Tanlines, Mixed Emotions
3. "I Am Not A Game" -- Ty Segal and White Fence, Hair
4. "Jasmine" -- Jai Paul, single
5. "Ain't It So" -- PAPA, A Good Woman Is Hard to Find EP
6. "Sinful Nature" -- Bear in Heaven, I Love You, It's Cool
7. "Ice Sheets on Feet Prints" -- Dustin Wong, Dreams Say, View, Create, Shadow Leads
8. "The House That Heaven Built" -- Japandroids, Celebration Rock
9. "Sa Sa Samoa (Elite Gymnastics Remix)" -- Korallreven, single
10. "Fronting" -- Saskatchewan, unnamed debut LP
11. "Get Alive" -- AU, Both Lights
12. "Afria Talks to You" -- Delicate Steve, Positive Force
13. "Friend Crush" -- FRIENDS, single
14. "Turn on the Sunshine" -- Suckers, Candy Sald
15. "Headed for the door" -- Moonface, With Siinai, Heartbreaking Bravery
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