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Soundcheck Sept. 15 – Welcome Back!

Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck’s first show of the fall. Hope you’re having a great start to the semester!

Catch up on tracks from Friday’s show here, featuring new music released over the summer hiatus, including “Saint” from Vérité’s Somewhere in Between, and “Talk” from November Lights debut EP.

Check out The Script live on BBC Radio 1. Their latest album, Freedom Child, was released this month.

Odesza’s “Higher Ground” featuring Naomi Wild opened this week’s show. The track is off of A Moment Apartthe electronic music duo’s first full-length studio album since In Return was released in 2014.


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Soundcheck Apr. 14

Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck this week!

Check out Friday’s track list here, which included Vérité’s single “When You’re Gone” from her forthcoming album Somewhere in Between, and “Signals” from Nicole Millar’s latest EP, Communication.

Catch up on new music from English singer-songwriter Lewis Watson, whose debut studio album, midnightis out now.

Also check out the single “Dangerous” from Australian trio Glades, featured on this week’s show.


Soundcheck Apr. 7

Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck this week. Catch up on Friday’s track list here. Some standouts include Vallis Alps’ latest single “East” and “Just a Feeling” off of Phantoms’ self-titled debut album.

Also check out K. Flay’s new album Every Where is Some Where – out today! Singles “Blood in the Cut” and “High Enough” both had airplay on Soundcheck.

Oh Wonder released “Ultralife,” the first single from their forthcoming sophomore album. Listen to the official audio here.



Soundcheck 3/31 – Happy Spring!

Although the weather doesn’t quite feel like it – welcome to to spring!

Check out this week’s track list here, with some vernal, upbeat contributions from St. Lucia with “Dancing on Glass,” and Cathedral’s “Harlem.”

Vanic’s latest single, “Too Soon,” featuring Maty Noyes is out now. You might recognize Noyes from her vocals on Kygo’s “Stay.”

A bit of a throwback to 2015: Angel Haze’s Back to the Woods still stands up to scrutiny, and if anything is better than ever. “The Wolves” and “Moonrise Kingdom” are standouts. Yes, the song title is from the Wes Anderson film!


Soundcheck 3/3 – Happy March!

Hello to March! Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck this week. Catch up on the track list for Friday’s show here.

Some standouts included Maala’s latest single “In My Head,” and “Daggers & Knives” from Woodes debut self-titled EP.

Also check out Big Wild’s newly released EP Invincible“Empty Room” from this week’s show is included.

Vérité was recently featured on R3hab’s “Trouble.” Find it here!


Soundcheck Feb. 24

Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck! Catch up on this week’s track list here.

Lots of great new material, including Verite’s newest single “Phase Me Out,” and The Mowgli’s “4 AM.”

Check out Børns’s music video for “American Money” off of Dopamine.

Plus, Odesza is out on US tour with their albums Summer’s Gone and In Return.

Have a great weekend!


Soundcheck Feb. 17

Thanks for tuning into this week’s show! Check out Soundcheck’s track list from this Friday here.

“No Answers” from Amber Run’s newly released For a Moment, I Was Lostwas featured.

Other new material included Filous’ latest single “Goodbye” with Mat Kearney on vocals.

Savoy & Bright Lights’ EP Tomorrow Today is out now! It includes “The Wolf” from this week’s show.

Also check out Praj’s remix of Daughter’s “Landfill,” from His Young Heart.



Soundcheck Feb. 10

Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck! Catch up on this week’s track list here.

Some standouts include “Hard Liquor” from Sohn’s new album Renner and Imagine Dragon’s latest single “Believer.”

Leon is on US tour now – their single, “Sleep Deprived,” was featured on this week’s show.

Check out Tove Stryke, from Big Wild’s “Aftergold,” and her MV for “Borderline.”


Soundcheck Feb. 3

Happy February! Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck this week.

Here’s the track list from this Friday’s show. Some great material from Big Wild, Bjear, and a throwback to the sixties with The Beatles.

Violet Skies’ latest single, “Island,” is out now!

Check out Zella Day’s music video for “Sweet Ophelia” from her debut album Kicker.


Soundcheck Jan. 27

Thanks for tuning into Soundcheck’s first show of the new year! I hope everyone’s semester is off to a good start.

Here’s this week’s track list. Some great new material from Ruelle, Apsley and Maty Noyes.

Jens Kuross’ latest single “We Will Run” is out now!

Check out the music video for The Beach’s “Bite My Tongue.”



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