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FLO's "Losing You" & 9 Other New Songs Out This Week


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.

“Losing You” - FLO

FLO continues their streak of excellence with another fluid and suave ‘90s R&B-style bop, this one coupled with an equally nostalgic music video. (YouTube)

“Ditto” - NewJeans

On the gorgeous “Ditto,” NewJeans blend lite-Bmore club with puppy love lyrics to spectacular effect — and alongside an affecting video about the pitfalls of parasocial idol relationships, the breakout K-pop rookies continue to upend expectations. (YouTube)

Karolina Wielocha
“Silhouette” - Little Simz

The funky but sophisticated lounge-y production on Little Simz’ “Silhouette” sleekly compliments the U.K. rapper’s deep contemplations on resilience and faith. (YouTube)

“Chasing Cars” - Sofi Tukker

Snow Patrols’ 2006 hit “Chasing Cars” left lasting impressions on many including dance duo Sofi Tukker, who pay homage to the track by recasting it as a lovely drum ‘n’ bass duet. (YouTube)

“Beautiful Christmas” - aespa x Red Velvet

Two of SM Entertainment’s heavyweights join forces for a candy cane-sweet holiday song that is just shy of giving you a tooth ache. (YouTube)

“Pedacitos” - Jackie Mendoza

“Pedacitos” from first-gen Mexican American musican Jackie Mendoza paints an alluring glitchy, indie pop sound-scape. (YouTube)

“blue light” - jonatan leandoer96

Yung Lean tackles wedding music on “Blue Light,” his latest single under side project jonatan leandoer96 that’s elegant yet clunky, and kinda beautiful because of it. (YouTube)

“Shady Hills” - Samaria

Bay Area vocalist Samaria is shading her ex on this guitar-plucked track, but with her silky vocals, it almost sounds sweet. (YouTube)

“Florida” - Junior Varsity

Los Angeles band Junior Varsity usually pairs its diaristic woes with more rancorous production, but it’s switched things up with a quiet Elliott Smith-style ode to homestate Florida. (YouTube)

Danger Collective
“Plagiarizer” - thanks for coming

The DIY, lo-fi sound is just the beginning to thanks for coming’s indie rock charm. (YouTube)

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