The best new music this week: Childish Gambino, Ty Segall, and more

Every week, there are thousands of new songs hitting the airwaves — and it’s just too much for your two ears to handle. With all those options, you can’t be wasting your time on tracks that deserve a thumbs-down click — you want to know what the best new songs are right now.

There’s no need for you to worry because we’re going to save you a lot of hassle in your quest to find the best new tunes online. We listen to some of the most-hyped and interesting songs each week, and tell you which are worthy of your precious listening time. To find our fresh picks, we scour the internet, listening to everything from songs on popular music blogs to premieres from major labels. We then pick our favorites based on both their style and substance, rather than simply how many views or plays they may have.

This week: Brand-new tracks from Childish Gambino, Tokyo Police Club, Madeline Kenney, Gold Star, The Lemon Twigs, and Ty Segall.

Above, you’ll find our constantly updated playlist with the best new music to stream in 2018. Speaking of which, if you’re a fan of great new playlists, don’t forget to subscribe to our Spotify page for the playlist of our weekly picks, as well as numerous other exciting musical compilations.

Not sure which streaming service is best for you? Check out our post about the best music streaming services, or go in-depth and learn the differences between Apple Music and Spotify to better weigh your options.

In need of some fresh gear to listen to your favorite tunes? We’ve got you covered there, too. Whether you’re in the market for the best Bluetooth speakers, an affordable and great-sounding pair of headphones, or a gorgeous high-fidelity pair of speakers for a dedicated listening room, we’ve checked out all of the finest audio gear on the market, and can give you solid recommendations no matter your listening habits.

And don’t stop with just the best new songs. We’ve also got lists of the best Netflix movies and best Netflix shows to stream, as well as what’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and HBO, providing you with plenty of brand-new media to binge watch, should you get the urge.

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