Capitol Records


Soundcheck: The 10 Best Music Releases The Week Of May 30, 2022


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.

Capitol Records
“Don’t Forget” - Sky Ferreira

Sky Ferreira has returned with a shimmering, colossal-sounding ‘80s pop banger. All other pop girlies can rest now. (YouTube)

“The One” - M.I.A.

Like all great M.I.A. songs, “The One” — her first release since 2017 — combines powerful, direct lyrics with dynamic pop production.(YouTube)

Columbia Records
“Potion” - Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Young Thug

Every summer song should be produced by Calvin Harris and have Dua Lipa on the chorus. (YouTube)

JYP Entertainment
“Nanana” - GOT7

K-pop septet Got7 get a little risqué with their lyrics on the incredibly suave and smooth bop, “Nanana.” (YouTube)

“Window” - Dehd

Chicago band Dehd summon pure sunlight from their intense, spirit-filled rock. “Blue skies! Blue skies! Blue skies!” they chant at the end of “Window.” (YouTube)

Atlantic Records
“Intrusive” - Rico Nasty

Our intrusive thoughts get the (chaotic) anthem they deserve with Rico Nasty’s hectic and heartbeat-raising new single. (YouTube)

“Other Side” - Wynonna, Waxahatchee

Acclaimed country singer Wynonna and Waxahatchee duet on the stirring “Other Side,” a song that summons the best of Americana, country, and folk. (YouTube)

“All Around The World!” - Zora

Over whirring, droning, and clanging production, Minneapolis’ Zora makes a disruptive and defiant entrance with “All Around The World,” her trans pop anthem. (Bandcamp)

“idk, maybe” - Just Wondering

Dublin band Just Wondering’s latest release is all straightforward lyrics and a never-ending bouncy pop beat — and it’s great. (YouTube)

PC Music
“dune” - Planet 1999

Sweet digital-sounding pop topped with a huge dollop of yearning from PC Music’s most underrated act, Planet 1999. (YouTube)

Thanks for reading,
head home for more!