Soundcheck: The 11 Best Music Releases Of The Week

Kehlani, Nilüfer Yanya, Tierra Whack, and so many more

by Allison Stubblebine and Allison Foster

Every weekend, we bring you#SOUNDCHECK—your destination for the best of 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 round features 11 of our favorite emerging and established artists including Kehlani, Nilüfer Yanya, Tierra Whack, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

While We Wait - Kehlani

Kehlani knew you couldn't wait for her next album, so she hit you with this sick mixtape.

"Tears" - Nilüfer Yanya

Do I hear a hint of disco?

"Only Child" - Tierra Whack

The harsh lyrics cut like a knife through this fuzzy, synth-laden track.

"The Bones" - Maren Morris

She can basically do no wrong.

"Fire" - Sara Bareilles

Maybe there wasn't a spark in the relationship, but this video is surely (on) fire.

"Sandy" - Rico Nasty

Is this all of the internet at once?

HIGHLOWS - Sydney Sam

A whole EP full of chill R&B for your weekend.

BLOODLINE - Raja Kumari

Raja Kumari fuses sonic staples of East and West on her new EP.

"Slip" - AMA

With her second single, AMA shows that she's destined for greatness.

"Armatopia" - Johnny Marr

Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr takes electronica for a spin in his new 70s-inspired music video.

Lips on Lips - Tiffany Young

Always here for the infectious energy in Tiffany Young's pop.