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.
Drake’s canny ability to turn universal cultural phenomena into a clever pop hit strikes again with “Texts Go Green,” which uses Black Coffee’s delectable dance production to marinate on when a relationship ends in the technological realm. (YouTube)
FKA twigs is trapped by her own desires and a suffocating relationship on “Killer,” an intimate track that serves as a warning and is one of her most straightforward pop releases yet. (YouTube)
London producer TSHA is an expert at curating immaculate dance vibes. Her latest, “Giving Up,” made with her partner Mafro, is your summer’s dream mix of shuffling garage and soulful vocals. (YouTube)
With a voice beyond her years and an ear for captivating melodies, Precious Pepala has made her first-ever release, “My Eyes Only,” a stunning introduction to a promising talent. (YouTube)
This breezy, acoustic Latin pop from singer marcos g feels inseparable from a sun-drenched June day spent cruising around town. (YouTube)