Another week, another Mercury music section for which we can give thanks that none of us have anything to do with the lead singer of Lostprophets. What an awful story. (Warning: it involves baby rape. Not joking.)

Blitzen Trapper like Oregon. A lot.

LISTEN: Blitzen Trapper - "Shine On"

At 17, Lorde is holding her own against a crowded market of pop queens.

LISTEN: Lorde - "Team"

Drake vs. Miguel vs. Future... WHO YA GOT???

LISTEN: Miguel - "Adorn"

Debate Club! We have conflicted feelings about Pearl Jam. Very conflicted feelings.

LISTEN: Pearl Jam - "Faithfull"

And a healthy dollop of Up & Coming shows.