Soundcheck: The Best 12 Music Releases Of The Week


Lauren Jauregui, Kehlani, and more

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 Lauren Jauregui, CupcakKe, Kehlani, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

Lauren Jauregui - More Than That (Official Audio)

"More Than That" - Lauren Jauregui
Happy 20BiTeen, babes. We stan a goddess.

"hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have" - Lana Del Rey
My seasonal depression really needed this.

"This Land" - Gary Clark Jr.
He definitely isn't holding back his message on this track.

Kehlani - Nights Like This (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) [Official Music Video]

"Nights Like This" - Kehlani ft. Ty Dolla $ign
Still not over the serious Black Mirror vibes in this video.

Cherry Glazerr - Wasted Nun

"Wasted Nun" - Cherry Glazerr
Heresy has never looked (or sounded) hotter.

"Buckshot" - The 1865
Only one song out and I'm already hooked on this punk new band.

What Chaos Is Imaginary - Girlpool
I'm so damn thankful this band is back.

FIDLAR - By Myself

"By Myself" - Fidlar
The cat at 3:18 deserves a special award.

"Squidward Nose" - CupcakKe
As one fan put it, "The devil works hard but CupcakKe works harder."

"Cosmic Crave" - Ex Hex
It's been way too long.

"HML" - Melii ft. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie
Don't hit my line if you're not already spinning this track.

Ariana and the Rose - Night Owl

"Night Owl" - Ariana and the Rose
Leaked footage of me in my room dancing to this bop.

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Salty or sweet?

We finally have a release date for Season 3 of Netflix's critically-acclaimed series Dear White People.

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"Shame on you"

After actress Bella Thorne posted her own topless photos following a hacker threatening to release them, Whoopi Goldberg criticized her for having taken them in the first place during a segment of The View. In response, Thorne took to her Instagram stories to call out Goldberg for shaming her body and sexuality and announce that she'd be canceling her interview with The View.

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Your IG feeds aren't ready for this

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