New Music: M.I.A., Japanese Breakfast, Oh Sees, Shabazz Palaces, I Love Makonnen

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M.I.A. has shared her “Goals”, a song dedicated to her “HARDCORE FANS.” “YOU HAVE GIVEN ME A SLIVER OF HOPE IN HUMANITY,” she wrote in an all-caps note included with the new song’s YouTube upload. Stream it above. Last year M.I.A. released her “final” album, the underrated AIM

Michelle Zauner aka Japanese Breakfast, drops “Boyish”, the latest track from her highly anticipated LP, Soft Sounds from Another Planet. Meanwhile, the rest of us are still reeling from the album’s first single, “Machinist”. The album is out July 14. Pre-order it here.

Oh Sees — name-change alert: drop the Thee! — have a new album this year called Orc. It’s out August 25. Above you can hear “The Static God”. Scroll down for the album’s tracklist and cover art. 

Oh Sees 'Orc' cover art

Oh Sees, Orc:
01 The Static God
02 Nite Expo
03 Animated Violence
04 Keys to the Castle
05 Jettison
06 Cadaver Dog
07 Paranoise
08 Cooling Tower
09 Drowned Beast
10 Raw Optics

Shabazz Palaces’ Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines is also out July 14. Above, stream their latest promotional single, “Julian’s Dream (Ode to a Bad)”.  

I Love Makonnen sweeps the day with a surprise EP called Fun Summer Vol. 1, a new collection of seven songs, including recent drops “Line 2” and “Lonely Girl”. Stream it above via Makonnen’s SoundCloud.