Every weekend, we bring you#SOUNDCHECK—your new destination for the best of the best new music that hit the web over the course of the week. Because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week’s round features 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists including Mona Haydar, THEY ft. Jessie Reyez, dodie, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.
Barbarican - Mona Haydar
You better not sleep on this EP.
"Broken" - THEY ft. Jessie Reyez
I stan anything featuring Reyez.
“If I’m Being Honest” - dodie
Hitting right at our nervous romantic feels.
"Powerful Man" - Phoebe Bridgers
Only one week after the release of Boygenius, Bridgers is back with another enchanting single.
"Only You" - Theophilus London ft. Tame Impala
Put on your dancing shoes.
"King of the Hill" - Thundercat ft. Flying Lotus and BADBADNOTGOOD
Chill vibes all around.
"Shades of Blue" - Moxie Raia
A soulful track to attempt (and fail) to sing along to.
"Nothing Compares 2 U" - Anna of the North
One of our fave Norwegian artists takes on Sinead O'Connor and Prince's masterpiece.
"Joan of Arc" - Little Mix
"Oh, you're that feminist type?" Hell yeah.
"Love Has All Been Done Before" - Jade Bird
Jade Bird wants more, and this killer song makes a pretty convincing argument for why she deserves it.