Chloe's "Pray It Away" & 9 Other New Songs Out This Week


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.

“Pray It Away” - Chlöe

This slinky, starkly understated R&B bop only accentuates Chlöe’s elastic and formidable voice. (YouTube)

“the BLACK seminole.” - Lil Yachty

You’ve never heard Lil Yachty like this: breathily sing-rapping over psychedelic prog-rock-like fantasias. (YouTube)

“LLYLM” - Rosalía

Rosalía’s “LLYLM,” or “lie like you love me,” brings back the flamenco handclaps and dramatic storytelling (plus an English chorus) of her first two records — a sweet return. (YouTube)

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“Me First” - Kari Faux

In a silky, whispery flow, Kari Faux delivers a suave anthem about getting her needs met first before anything else: “Give me head and then you skrrt.” (YouTube)

“Joiner” - Blondshell

L.A. singer-songwriter Blondshell’s star is skyrocketing, thanks to her simple but impactful songwriting: “I think I wanna join in/ I think I wanna save you/ Two people from the bottom of the bin.” (YouTube)

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“Sandrail Sillhouette” - Avalon Emerson & The Charm

The skilled dance DJ Avalon Emerson has debuted a new musical outfit where her technically intricate dance music will acquire a shiny new pop sheen. (YouTube)

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“Grace” - The Life

The Life is the new project of infamous NYC party boy and podcaster Curtis Everett Pawley, whose debut track includes pitched vocals and strummy guitar, packaged in a pleasant pop exterior. (YouTube)

“Echo” - Lucinda Chua

Lucinda Chua, a U.K. based musician who’s worked with FKA twigs, and her gossamer, soulful compositions feel less like songs and more like dreamy meditations. (YouTube)

“ihateyouandyouhatemetoo” - Saiah

SAIAH is a striking punk musician from Phoenix whose latest song dallies in soft rock territory, but still brandishes a fiery, outsider heart. (YouTube)

“Waking Dream” - Scarlet Rae

Fans of early-aughts emo will find affinity with Brooklyn songwriter Scarlet Rae’s scruffy but sweet confessionals. (YouTube)

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