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 MUNA, Guppy, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.
Saves The World - MUNA
The trio is literally saving the world with these new songs.
"420 7/11 (I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down" - Guppy
Notable lyrics: "I'm going to cut off all my toenails and sell them to a pawn shop/ I'll make just enough money so that I can quit my day job." Same.
Hana Vu - Actress youtu.be
"Actress" - Hana Vu
Soulful, sophisticated, and so Hana Vu.
The Highwomen - The Highwomen
The perfect protest album from the most powerful women in country music.
LOVE AND COMPROMISE - Mahalia
The new queen of R&B has claimed her throne.
ley lines - flor
"As you were" is totally hypnotic.
"What It Is" - Dominic Sen
Putting a groovy spin on the feeling of having a new crush.
"Bloodhound" - Skott
Skott perfectly weaves a cheery chorus into this moody track.
"Really don't like u (feat. Kylie Minogue)" - Tove Lo
The pop princess collaboration we deserve.
"Bad" - Blithe
All our Friday night feelings packed into a three-minute song.
"damage :(" - Naaz
Hearing the heartbreak in Naaz's voice really makes you ":(," you know?
"Hey, I'm Just Like You" - Tegan and Sara
The duo walk us through their favorite high school memories.
"No Hard Feelings" - Melii
"I don't need no one to rescue me" is the energy I'm trying to manifest.
"Body Language" - POESY
POESY perfects the art of being both aggressive and vulnerable.
"The Fool" - Overcoats
A catchy independence anthem.