Victoria Monét poses with her hands clasped above her head.
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Soundcheck: The 10 Best Music Releases The Week Of October 13, 2020


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. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

"Touch Me" Remix - Victoria Monét ft. Kehlani

Victoria Monét and Kehlani stopped singing songs about each other to collaborate on this sultry number.

Tribe Records

"Doudou" - Aya Nakamura

Balmy afro pop courtesy of France's Aya Nakamura.

Aya Nakamura

"Angel Landing" - Pretty Sick

NYC-based Pretty Sick makes smudged out indie rock, like on their latest which marinates on the feeling of being misunderstood.

Pretty Sick

"First Time" - Daya

Daya digs into nostalgia on this boppy, pop number.

AWAL/Sandlot & Kasher Records

"Hypochondriac" - Sasha Sloan

Over clean guitar, Los Angeles' Sasha Sloan gets frank over the healing qualities of love.

Susanne Kindt

"Skate Depot" - Channel Tres

A deep groove grows on Channel Tres' contemplative latest.

Art For Their Good

"Track" - Slow Pulp

A slow-burning, shoegaze track that feels simultaneously nostalgic and unfamiliar.

Slow Pulp

"Change" - TSHA

London producer TSHA stirs up a jingling, dance confection with Gabrielle Aplin on her latest.

El Hardwick

"Vacation" - PYNKIE

New Jersey singer-songwriter PYNKIE summons an easy surfy, folk on the dreamy "Vacation."

House Arrest

"Spiral" - Kaela

Best known for her work with M83, Kaela channels an equally mystical mood on her synth-heavy solo material.

Molly & Judson Valdez/Abigail Tulis/Elizabeth Miranda

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