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.
CHVRCHES return with a bright new single that leaps off the blissful synth-pop sound that ruled the early 2010s.
U.K. rapper Little Simz attempts to make sense of her place in the world on her visceral new single, “Introvert.”
Kero Kero Bonito remain the masters of joyful but eclectic electronic pop.
Deb Never pushes her music to a higher plane on this song and video combo that’s mesmerizing to experience.
Unhurried indie rock that feels like a jostling drive through miles of sand and beach grass, courtesy of Bay Area rockers Sour Widows.
This dark, cinematic pop song by German newcomer Zoe Wees checks all the emo drama boxes.
NYC musician James Ivy delivers a gritty pop-punky anthem with glitches and skips that pairs great with a head-banging sesh.
It doesn’t matter if you haven’t heard the original “Lodarore.” North Carolinian Uwade’s cover is soothing, gorgeous, and stands sweetly in its own.