Taeyeon’s “To.X” & 9 Other New Songs Out This Week

With tracks from Sabrina Carpenter, Karol G, and more.

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. Follow the playlist on Spotify.

“To. X” - Taeyeon

The reigning diva of K-pop is back with a groovy new bop of hooky guitar, lyrics about getting blocked, and a catchy “pa-pa-pam” chorus.

“Labios Mordidos” - Kali Uchis, Karol G

Two Colombian baddies link up for what might be the most iconic Latin pop collaboration of the year.

“santa doesn’t know you like i do” - Sabrina Carpenter

Sabrina Carpenter’s sparkly and sweet “santa doesn’t know you like i do” is the latest addition to the “Christmas yearning” canon.

“Oral” - Björk, Rosalía

For their first-ever song together, Björk and Rosalía trade just-horny-enough verses over gorgeous orchestral instrumentation.

“Last Christmas” - Coco & Clair Clair (Wham! cover)

“Last Christmas” might be the most covered holiday song of all time but Coco & Clair Clair still manage to make it sound fresh with their coquettish pop sensibilities.

“Water Underground” - Real Estate

New Jersey indie rock kings Real Estate pay homage to their great homestate with jangly guitars and a cruising melody fit for suburban drives.

“Lounge Lizard” - Molly Lewis

Can you make an entire song with just whistling? Professional whistler Molly Lewis says yes, and churns out a spectacularly jazzy one, here.

“Who Dat (Make It Clap)” - Lil Q

Memphis, TN is experiencing a renaissance of women rappers and newcomer Lil Q is the latest to emerge with the twerkalicious and promising “Who Dat (Make It Clap).”

“Mastermind Specialism” - English Teacher

English Teacher’s “Mastermind Specialism” is a dreamy song that unfolds like a riddle with mentions of teeth, Nasferatu, Doctor Who, and more.

“jeans” - Cor.Ece & Bad Colours

Los Angeles songwriter Cor.Ece is a new voice with a stunning resume including writing credits on Beyoncé’s “Cozy.” You can hear that same soulful house bounce on his newest solo track, “jeans.”

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