Soundcheck: The 15 Best Music Releases Of The Week

SSION, Little Dragon, + many more

by nylon

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 15 of our favorite emerging and established artists including SSION, Little Dragon and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

"At Least The Sky Is Blue (feat. Ariel Pink)" - SSION

There's a new SSION album coming! And not only will last year's "Comeback" be on it, but this serene ambient moment will be, too! Get excited.

"Thanks 4 Nothing (Jazzi Bobbi Remix)" - Nilüfer Yanya

Nilüfer Yanya's "Thanks 4 Nothing" gets a magical, chopped-up remix that takes her pop mastery to new, eerily soothing heights.

"A Vision That's Changed" - Malena Zavala

Visions of the Golden Coast come to mind while listening to Malena Zavala's latest cut from her upcoming album, Aliso. Patient and tender, "A Vision That's Changed" is a mood worth spending some time in.

"Do You Wanna" - Hot Like Sushi

New Swiss band alert! Hot Like Sushi are pouncing on the scene with electrified pop rock and a hook that just won't quit.

"Nothing's Changed" - Isaac Waddington

Alright, soul! Let's get introspective and move forward. Waddington's latest will do that to ya.

"Need You (feat. NIKA)" - Flight Facilities

You know it's going to be a good weekend every time Flight Facilities release new music. Here, they keep it cute and chill, letting NÏKA guide the beat with a gentle eagerness.

"Best Friends" - Little Dragon

Surprise! Little Dragon dropped a new song, and it's a genuine vibe reminiscent of their OG material. 

The Iron Age - CLARA-NOVA

CLARA-NOVA's latest EP is a special slice of electropop that's nothing short of dazzling. Her understanding of atmosphere puts the EP in motion, sending listeners to a place that's ripe with possibility and joy.

"Run" - pronoun

Brooklyn's pronoun is back with her first song in over a year. This one is for all you daydreamers with a soft alt-rock itch you need to scratch. 

"Monsta" - Fedde Le Grand

The Dutch house DJ is back with an animated video guaranteed to have you on the floor in no time. 

"Rising Tide" - SSHH

This vibrant electro-punk will bring take you on an audio journey full of darkness and debauchery. Ride out the wave of this rising tide. 

"Tongue" - MNEK

MNEK's sexy new track will have you licking your lips and ready to attack that special someone in your life. 

"Strike A Pose" - Like Swimming

Like Swimming's latest feels like the kind-of song you blast in the car with friends, your hands cast euphorically towards the sky. Press play and make memories. 

Born Yesterday - Margaret Glaspy

Singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy presents us with a bite-sized, three-track EP. But don't let its size fool you—what this EP lacks in size it makes up for in emotional and honest depth. 

"Love Me Right" - Amber Mark

Amber Mark is making it clear: She's not here for no half-assed love. She needs more, and we'll be damned if she (and we) don't get it.