By Madeline Boardman Eric Renner Brown Kevin O'Donnell and Madison Vain
October 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT
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Yes, the new One Direction single is out. Yes, it's awesome. But that's not all we can't get enough of this week. Check out our favorites below.

Brothers Osborne, "Stay A Little Longer" music video

Rising duo Brothers Osborne dropped a clip that happily bucks antiquated country music video trends. Featuring couples representing, well, everyone, the video shows the many stages of a relationship — fall for each other, fight with each other, miss each other, and grow old together. That they are all real couples adds to the fire. (Also, if you like watching John shred his guitar solo here, peep the live version.) —Madison Vain

Janet Jackson, "Broken Hearts Heal"

Her comeback album just keeps getting better and better with each spin. And on Unbreakable's funky, standout cut (for this week, at least), Janet delivers what seems like a touching ode to her late brother Michael — "We made up songs to do our chores to / And harmonized while we all did our part," she croons in voice eerily reminiscent of her big bro. But "Broken Hearts Heal" is hardly a weeper: mid-way through, the track jumpstarts into a glittery near-disco reminiscent of MJ's classic Off the Wall. —Kevin O'Donnell

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Has Deerhunter finally settled down? The Atlantan indie rockers dropped the existential doozy Halcyon Digest in 2010 and followed it with 2013's Monomania, a fuzz-soaked collection that sounded like Lou Reed commandeered an airboat in the Everglades. Not so on "Living My Life" — the highlight from the the band's new Fading Frontier, out today — where frontman Bradford Cox finally finds his zen via a healthy dose of prosaic love. Come for the blissful guitar melodies, stay for Cox's pooch Faulkner, who's featured prominently in the video. —Eric Renner Brown

The Besnard Lakes, "Golden Lion"

Montreal indie rock outfit are returning for another album in January. They shared the collection's lead single this week. With melodies dug straight from the '70s, sunny acoustics, and a chugging bass line, this is rock at its most irresistible. —MV

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The British rockers took a hard left with their new tune, and it's for the better. "Creatures Of Habit" is psych-influenced and the disco flourishes are just the icing on top of lead singer Luke Pritchard's neon-vocaled cake. —MV

Martin Courtney, "Airport Bar"

The Real Estate frontman's solo debut, Many Moons, drops later this month and each song further confirms that it'll continue the hot streak of Courtney's primary band. We've already heard "Vesitges" and "Northern Highway," and now can add jangling "Airport Bar" to the list of Courtney's effortlessly melodic tunes. —ERB

Eric Sharp, "Slow Me Down"

Aussie singer Erin Marshall's trancey vocal is just one reason why Sharp's newest works so well. The others? The swirling atmospherics, gentle builds, and the clean production also help, but its greatest strength is Sharp's willingness to leave some air in there for the song to breathe. —MV

Dave Heumann, "Here In The Deep" music video <iframe class="youtube" title="YouTube" src="https://web.archive.org/web/20160811155938if_/http://www.youtube.com/embed/b6mmTxR4XTs" width="612" height="345" data-mce-fragment="1" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>

Heumann's new video, directed by Jay Buim, is a pretty close embodiment of the space between dreaming and waking up. It doesn't make perfect sense, formal plot structure seems irrelevant, there's no real beginning or end, but it feels right. —MV

Kacy Hill's "Arm's Length"

Kacy Hill, a protege of Kanye West's under GOOD Music, is here with her debut EP, Bloo. The five-track record offers up "Arm's Length," a swelling new single that has the rising star crooning about long-distance love. An "Arm's Length" remix from Bodhi is also available on Hill's full EP. —Madeline Boardman

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