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.
Mike Posner's latest album is an ambitious rap opera exploring a troubled mind's descent into darkness. This song is from the lighter half of the project, and proves Posner's prowess at composing intriguing melodies even when there's dialogue mixed in.
Channeling Avril Lavigne-style pop-punk angst, this tune from Pale Waves builds towards a moving hook: "She's forever angry at the world, she's no angel, but she is my religion."