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.
Bon Iver’s “Second Nature” sounds beautiful, even as it’s taking a bitter, satirical look at climate change: “Is this our first? or second nature?/ When’s that Rapture…will there be merch?”
Eight years in, Avery Tucker and Harmony Tividad are still spinning magic as Girlpool. “Faultline” is a revelation, examining the hardships of love over sensuous and impossibly plush production.
This blue-hued guitar song from Canadian singer and songwriter Ruby McKinnon has sharp edges: “Don't you make the same mistakes your father did/ You are not him,” she sings over its gentle melody.