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.
Adele, a titanic artist that comes once every generation, has released 30. Its most experimental song, “My Little Love,” featuring voice notes between her and her son, Angelo, has already emerged as a breakout moment for the artist.
Fall under the inevitable spell of Kaytranada’s jazzy and spellbinding production, which gets a special boost here from feature rapper Mach Hommy, who raps part of his verses in Creole.
After revolutionizing pop in 2019, 100 gecs return with their first single since: “mememe,” a taunting, bleep-blooping, throttling track directed at past flames who’ve wronged them.
A heavy moment of introspection is translated into a fuzzed-out punk anthem on “wondering how,” the latest single from promising new signee to Phoebe Bridgers’ Saddest Factory, Scruffpuppie.
U.K. song-maker Fred Again makes dance music that’s as emotional as it is euphoric. “Roze (Forgive)” from his latest album draws upon strings, soulful vocals, and a bright beat to paint a rich orange aura of longing.
NYC rising rapper CLIP raps in the same way she might dole out an insult in passing — nonchalant and unbothered. But combined with her bass-busting trap production her lines, “You a lame and you a dud,” hit.