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.
Japanese Breakfast’s latest is a stirring deep dive into that torturous feeling of waiting for softness and attention from someone you love.
On this slinky R&B tune from rising siren Queen Naija and Ari Lennox, the two singers hatch a plan to set up a man they discover they’ve both been seeing.
This rippling, psych-rock track from cult Brooklyn band Crumb deserves to be experienced alongside its unsettling music video.
Chynna’s new song “burnout,” released a year after her untimely death, starkly highlights modern day’s biggest affliction.
Cuco, the Los Angeles bedroom-pop heartthrob, returns with “Paradise,” a hazy trap-pop love song.
Fanclubwallet’s friendly indie rock is hard not to immediately fall in love with.
Death drop to oblivion to Berlin-based producer and DJ LSDXOXO’s delirious new rave banger.
Olivia Lunny’s breezy pop scratches that early-aughts nostalgic itch, when life was simpler.
Annie Blackman, Father/Daughter’s latest signee, shares a sweet folk ballad that belies its more complex rumination on love.
Producer Cigar Cigarette and vocalist MotherMary reimagine Cyndi Lauper’s classic “Time After Time” as a pounding apocalyptic banger.