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.
There are notes of Frou Frou and Cocteau Twins in Caroline Polachek’s whimsically weird (and somehow botanical-sounding) new single, “Blood And Butter.” (YouTube)
This grimy, post-punk single from one of live music’s greatest showmen is laced with dark, tempting fantasies: “Just put me in a house with a dog and a shiny car/ We can play the part.” (YouTube)