NME news roundup: June 14th-26th, 2021

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Hello, blogosphere!

Apologies for this roundup coming a tad (see: heaps) late – wild times in battery city. Below is everything I’ve covered for NME over the past two weeks! Yew!

MONDAY, 14/06/21

G Flip comes out as non-binary: “That’s who I’ve been my entire life”

Quivers announce Australian tour in support of new album ‘Golden Doubt’

Listen to the kaleidoscopic Dan Shake remix of The Jungle Giants’ single ‘Treat You Right’

Mansionair share bubbly new single ‘Don’t Wait’ and Australian tour dates

TUESDAY, 15/06/21

Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott and Tyler, the Creator lead 2021 Day N Vegas lineup

Japanese Breakfast shares the first taste of her ‘Sable’ soundtrack with ‘Better The Mask’

Raave Tapes lead Hidden Lanes Festival 2021 lineup

San Cisco seek compensation from Queensland Government following NightQuarter closure

Watch the hunger-inducing video for Larsen’s new single ‘Eating Me Alive’

WEDNESDAY, 16/06/21

Watch the ultra-trippy video for Liars’ new single ‘Big Appetite’

Haim, St. Vincent and Charli XCX lead the 2021 All Things Go Festival lineup

Mykki Blanco links up with Blood Orange for glittery new single ‘It’s Not My Choice’

DZ Deathrays share new single, ‘Golden Retriever’, and announce national album tour

Sheppard band members’ father arrested again in Papua New Guinea, facing new charges

The Chats and Cosmic Psychos join forces with eMusic Live for concert livestreams

FRIDAY, 18/06/21

Listen to the 420-friendly new single from Milky Chance, ‘Colorado’

Courtney Barnett announces US tour dates for 2021 and 2022

Watch Milan Ring put a soulful spin on two SZA gems for Like A Version

The Veronicas tap into their emotive side on the dancefloor-destined new single ‘Goodbye’

Hayley Mary announces ‘The Drip’ EP launch shows

Watch Amy Shark have some truly awful luck in the new video for ‘Worst Day Of My Life’

MONDAY, 21/06/21

Chuck D announces graphic novel to celebrate 30th anniversary of Public Enemy’s ‘Apocalypse 91’

Miiesha, RVG, Nina Las Vegas and more announced for Brisbane Winter Sessions festival

TUESDAY, 22/06/21

Tame Impala share psychedelic ‘Rushium’ teaser video

Interpol, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the 2022 Just Like Heaven festival lineup

T-Pain says he slipped into depression after Usher told him he “fucked up music for real singers”

KoRn bassist Fieldy announces touring hiatus to deal with “bad habits”

WEDNESDAY, 23/06/21

Tyler, The Creator drops a lush new single and video, ‘WUSYANAME’

Snoop Dogg, Al Green, 50 Cent and more announced for Once Upon A Time In LA festival

Watch a face-painted Emerson Snowe stumble down the street in the video for ‘Man, It Don’t Matter (What They Say)’

NSW COVID-19 restrictions tightened for a week, outdoor concerts now capped at half capacity

THURSDAY, 24/06/21

Olivia Rodrigo to stream ‘Sour Prom’ concert film next week

Listen to Lucy Dacus put an ethereal spin on Snow Patrol’s ‘Chasing Cars’

Watch Modest Mouse rock out performing ‘We Are Between’ on ‘Fallon’

Vince Staples to make his graphic novel debut with ‘Limbo Beach’

Tropical Fuck Storm share new single and video, ‘G.A.F.F.’, announce third album

FRIDAY, 25/06/21

Listen to the luminous new Fletcher single, ‘Healing’

Sleater-Kinney release Amazon-exclusive EP ‘Live At The Hallowed Halls’

RVG announce first interstate headline shows in support of ‘Feral’

Bootleg Rascal and Saint Lane join forces for funky new single, ‘All About You’

Foxing share explosive new single and North American tour dates supporting Manchester Orchestra

SATURDAY, 26/06/21

Cardi B says female rappers are “the most disrespected” despite making “great music”

Sleigh Bells confirm new music is on the way with ‘Unannounced Album Tour’

Chase Atlantic share Spanish-influenced new single ‘OHMAMI’

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