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Soundcheck: The 10 Best Music Releases Of The Week

Ciara, Ari Lennox, and so many more

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 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists including Ciara, Aly & AJ, Ari Lennox, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

Beauty Marks - Ciara

Please don't leave us for four whole years ever again, queen.

Sanctuary - Aly & AJ

Every day I'm thankful for these two.

Shea Butter Baby - Ari Lennox

Required listening.

"Evil Spider" - Bene

Pretty sure I just found my new favorite thing.

"One Big Party" - Gia Woods

It's always a party when Gia Woods is playing.

"Retrograde" - Dinah Jane

Proof that Dinah Jane has serious range.

"Your Mom" - THICK

Relatable AF.

"Young Enough" - Charly Bliss

Can't wait for Charly Bliss to take over my life from this point forward.

Barbados - Lizzy Farrall

Your weekly dose of punk energy.

"So Good" - Leah Kate

The title says it all.

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