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.
It’s about time more of the world hears about South Korea’s alt music scene, like this propulsive ethereal rock cut from artist So!YoON! featuring a grizzled verse from BTS’ RM. (YouTube)
Nothing will emotionally prepare you for Lana Del Rey’s staggering new song, an unbelievably moving ode to her family and the memories she’ll take when she leaves: “my sister’s first born child/ my grandmother’s last smile.” (YouTube)
This is probably 100 gecs’ chillest song, but it still has enough personality to go head-to-head with the rest of the band’s ear-clanging catalog. (YouTube)