Every week, we bring you #SOUNDCHECK — your destination for 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 roundup features 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists.
This militaristic pop track by new super girl group GOT the beat (made up of SM Entertainment’s most charismatic women artists) radiates immense amounts of star power. (YouTube)
Sure its lyrics — “Yes queen, go queen/ Dip it like a Dairy Queen” — may be a bit over the top but Miranda Lambert’s LGBT+ anthem is campy fun nonetheless. (YouTube)
This sparkling tune by U.K. synth-pop duo Let’s Eat Grandma celebrates the new year and, most importantly, the friendships that got you through. “Because you know you’ll always be my best friend,” they sing. (YouTube)
Brooklyn singer-songwriter Rachel Brown has a meandering and deft way with words which they pair with scrappy and unpolished indie rock to compelling effect. (Bandcamp)