Soundcheck: The 15 Best Music Releases Of The Week

Maren Morris, MARINA, and so much more

by Allison Stubblebine and Allison Foster

Every weekend, we bring you#SOUNDCHECK—your destination for the best of the best new music that's just hit the web, because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week's roundup features some of our favorite emerging and established artists, including Maren Morris, MARINA, The Coathangers, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

"Common" - Maren Morris feat. Brandi Carlile

Please call for help, my two favorite people have collaborated, and nothing will ever top this.

"Handmade Heaven" - MARINA

With her first single in four years, Marina Diamandis is back and giving me major flashbacks to my pastel Tumblr blog days.

"F the NRA" - The Coathangers

The title literally says it all.

GIRLS-Yung Baby Tate

For every damn mood.

"Capacity" - Charly Bliss

If you need another reason to love this release, just know that Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast directed the video.

"Talk" - Khalid, Disclosure

Completely here for the new wave of men finally communicating in relationships, TBH.


CHAI's incredible new music video is like if High School Musical met Clueless.

"Clovers" - Barrie

We got lucky with this new indie psychedelic bop from Barrie.

"Easy" - closegood

Just the sentiment we all need ahead of V-Day.

thank u, next - Ariana Grande

Ari just isn't letting up with all of the girl power-fueled tracks.

Quiet Signs - Jessica Pratt

Like a fairy singing you a lullaby, and I'm obsessed.

"BLACKJACK" - Aminé feat. YBN Cordae

Aminé's instantly recognizable sound is at its best in this "BLACKJACK" remix.

"ZORA" - Jamila Woods

An apt ode to author Zora Neale Hurston.

"Fix Me" - Cuco, Dillon Francis

A real tearjerker from Cuco.

"Shine" - Raiche

The exact kind of empowerment we need to get us through the week.