Soundcheck: The 10 Best Music Releases Of The Week

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Ilham, Ezra Furman, and more

Every weekend, we bring you #SOUNDCHECK—your destination for the best of the best new music that hit the web this 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 Ilham, Ezra Furman, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

if you know, you know - Ilham
Setting the weekend vibe so, so right.

Ezra Furman - I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend (Official Video)

"I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend" - Ezra Furman
Always thankful for another Ezra track to cry to!

"Bad Girls Dream" ft. Jack Harlow - Zoya
Keeping that hot girl summer energy up.

Noël Wells - Played for Keeps

"Played for Keeps" - Noël Wells
Each part of Wells' new musical endeavor has me captivated.

"Youth" - VÉRITÉ
Slow burning and worth every second.

mxmtoon - seasonal depression (official video)

"seasonal depression" - mxmtoon
Turning the bane of my existence every winter into a catchy ukulele tune.

"i'll die anyway." - girl in red
Big mood.

Phebe Starr - Bad News

"Bad News" - Phebe Starr
If I still had a Tinder, I'd be adding this as my song ASAP.

"Ride My Wave" - Kierra Luv
Keep your eyes on this newcomer.

"SCAR" - 070 Shake, Jessie Reyez
Every song on this Lion King-adjacent album is stellar, but this collab is a true gem.