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.
Against a rapid-fire beat, Muni Long & Saweetie sing about landing a summer crush on “Baby Boo,” its high-bpm matching the butterflies in your tummy. (YouTube)
Self-proclaimed “rap cabaret” artist Boyfriend interrogates the societal narrative around femininity on “Sugar & Spice,” a left-field pop song that kinda bangs. (YouTube)
Beloved cult indie rocker Emily Yacina has been sharing old B-sides from her decade-long career. Her latest, “White Bull,” recounts a fantastical meet-cute with an important figure in her life and thrums with excited, youthful energy. (YouTube)