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.
This gliding synth storm from Shamir is a moving revelation of identity. “I’m not cisgender/ I’m not binary, trans/ I don’t wanna be a girl/ I don’t wanna be a man/ I’m just existing on this godforsaken land/ And you can take it or leave it or you can just stay back,” he sings.
Due to the fact that it may cause you emotional distress, Taylor Swift and Phoebe Bridgers’ wistful folk ballad “Nothing New” takes our best and last spot.