Soundcheck: The 15 Best Music Releases Of The Week

Rico Nasty, Aly & AJ, and 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 15 of our favorite emerging and established artists including Rico Nasty, Aly & AJ, Becky G, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

Anger Management - Rico Nasty, Kenny Beats

So powerful I could run through a wall!

"Don't Go Changing" - Aly & AJ

The song title is actually me @ them.

"Next To You" - Becky G, Digital Farm Animals, Rvssian

Step on my neck, Becky G.

"Essentially" - Japanese Breakfast

JBrekkie is essentially all I ever hope to find on new music Fridays.

"Mark My Words" - Doll Skin

Witchy punk? Say no more.

"Back in My Arms" - Carlie Hanson

This song is the catchiest thing I've heard all week, TBH.

"Running Slow" - Miss Grit

I, too, am running slow.

"Stranger" - Dani Darling

Like something out of an old movie.

"Geology" - Barrie

Barrie has perfected indie pop.

"LOVE IS LIKE A MOSHPIT" - Duckwrth, Medasin

It really is.

"Little Trouble" - Better Oblivion Community Center

Forever indebted to the duo that just keeps bringing us deep cuts.

"Drugs & The Internet" - Lauv

Lauv sings from the heart on this new track.

"The Experience" - The Get Down ft. Soduh

Living for this groovy track.

"Someone Else" - Emotional Oranges

Psychedelic R&B? Yes, please.

"If You're Gonna Lie" - FLETCHER

She's got a point.