Soundcheck: The 10 Best Music Releases The Week Of September 13, 2021


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.

“Have Mercy” - Chloë

Chloë knew the world needed another big booty anthem and she delivered.

Parkwood Entertainment

“Angel Baby” - Troye Sivan

Troye Sivan’s latest single “Angel Baby” has a soaring, classic pop hook that is begging to be belted as your next karaoke song.


“Silk Chiffon” - MUNA, Phoebe Bridgers

MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers are dynamite together, especially when they’re singing loudly and unabashedly about loving girls.

Saddest Factory Label


Lalisa from BLACKPINK’s Lisa is finally here, and its title track is everything you’d want from the rapper, dancer, and singer who’s nickname is Liyoncé.

YG Entertainment

“Get Over Here” - Aly & AJ

Everyone’s favorite sister duo is back with “Get Over Here,” a funky, disco-lite bop about making booty calls, that happens to also be a great end of summer tune.

Aly & AJ

“Right Track (feat. Smino)” - Syd

Syd and Smino exude charm on this upbeat, ‘90s-sounding R&B track about seducing a potential lover.

Columbia Records

“Only Seeing God When I Come” - Sega Bodega

Cult producer Sega Bodega combines angelic, digitized vocals with sharp breakbeat production on his new single, a song that should cap off any stint on the dance floor.

“happy for me” - kenzie

The Dance Moms alum’s silky new pop song will pleasantly surprise you.

Unknown Music Records

“No Shadow” - Hyd

PC Music heads will remember the cult 2015 track “Hey QT” by the mysterious QT. Well, she’s now back as Hyd, and her sound has taken an expansive and solemn turn — in a good way.

“Boy Next Door” - Test Subjects

A New York-based songwriting duo is creating intriguing and eerie pop songs about repressed American adolescence. Their latest is a curious dispatch directly from the suburbs; as the singer pines for the boy next door, you can hear crickets chirping and dogs barking in the background.

Test Subjects

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