Soundcheck: The 15 Best Music Releases Of The Week

Charli XCX, Hobo Johnson, and 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 roundup features 15 of our favorite emerging and established artists including Charli XCX, Hobo Johnson, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

Charli - Charli XCX

I won't forgive you if you sleep on this album.

The Fall of Hobo Johnson - Hobo Johnson

We'll probably look back on this and realize it'd be more aptly titled The Rise of Hobo Johnson.

"Secrets" - Becky G

It's no secret that this song is amazing.

"Breathe" - 88rising, Joji, Don Krez

Forever thankful for each new Joji track.

"Black & Blue" - Nina Nesbitt

An anthem for anyone who can't get out of their own head.

"Lark" - Angel Olsen

Can't wait for Angel Olsen to kill me with her new album.

"Lucky Strike" - Berhana

This is a straight-up groove.

Good Luck, Kid - Joseph

Your weekly dose of folksy perfection.

"Smile for the Camera" - UPSAHL

She's on her rock star ish with this new single.

"Natural Disguise" - HALFNOISE

Zac Farro knows how to keep things funky.

"Heavyweight" - Rituals of Mine

Ethereal and poignant.

"The Edge of New Clothes" - Open Mike Eagle

As if the song wasn't already good enough, it benefits The Immigrant Legal Resource Center.

"Big Kid" - Avonlea

What does being adult even mean anymore?

"Close To You (Moonlighting)" - Cosima

Are you ready to be all up in your feelings?

"Love Me" - Blessed

Truly blessed by this debut.