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Soundcheck: The 10 Best Music Releases Of The Week

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H.E.R., Ingrid Michaelson, 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 round features 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists including H.E.R., Ingrid Michaelson and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

"Racks" - H.E.R. ft. YBN Cordae
Yeah, I'm gonna be vibing to this all weekend.

Stranger Songs - Ingrid Michaelson
Inspired by Stranger Things? It's a hell yes from me.

"Pink Youth" - Yuna ft. Little Simz
All I want to do is dance when I listen to this beat.

Sage - Burning Sage www.youtube.com

"Burning Sage" - Sage
This video is out of this world.

Yung Baby Tate - Mean Girl (feat Queen Key & Asian Doll) [Official Audio] www.youtube.com

"Mean Girl" - Yung Baby Tate ft. Queen Key and Asian Doll
We are *still* obsessed.

Bleached - Rebound City (Official Audio) www.youtube.com

"Bleached" - Rebound City
This chorus is giving me life.

Molly Tuttle: "Light Came In (Power Went Out)" Official Music Video www.youtube.com

"Light Came In (Power Went Out)" - Molly Tuttle
Her voice is giving me chills.

"De Cero" - CNCO
The upbeat vibe you definitely need to start your weekend.

"Forever Half Mast" - Lucy Dacus
I stan this super dreamy, smooth sound.

"Closer To You" - Clairo
Thank you Clairo for this totally hypnotic and glossy anthem.

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