Leeds-based four piece Just Handshakes has just released debut album ‘Say It’, which contains some of the best indie pop around.
Leeds-based Fun Adults fit alongside Wild Beats or alt-J, with their eccentric style and unusual rhythms.
Multicultural French band FI/SHE/S are starting to make a name for themselves thanks to their intricate arrangements and beautiful harmonies.
They’re just out of their teens, but Wild Swim already have a decade of musical experience under their belts – and the skills to show for it.
With a little help from Dev Hynes, Laura Welsh is finding her footing as another emerging British talent reminiscent of Adele or Jessie Ware.
Bayou joins the likes of Amateur Best and Jai Paul at the front of a new wave of London-based crooners, and looks set to go straight to the top of the pile.
Mariam The Believer is Sweden’s latest pop export, whose debut album she wants you to feel is “like something you’ve dug up from the dark ground.”
Austin Paul has reinvented himself with a space in his name and a more soulful sound. He’s on Pharrell’s radar; make sure he’s on yours too.
The Wicked Whispers brings a dark, modern edge to the familiar 60s style.
Cosmo Sheldrake is every bit as eccentric an Englishman as his name suggests, blending folk and hip-hop with a tremendous talent for experimentation.
Mixing Adele’s powerhouse vocals with “urban” production, seventeen year-old Rainy Milo manages to create her own unique blend of modern R&B.
Beatrice Eli embodies the forceful voice of her generation, taking a similarly strident tone to fellow Swede Lykke Li, but also flirting with the more seductive side of R&B.
Clean Bandit take chamber music and electronica, and achieve the seemingly impossible task of successfully fusing the two. It works almost infinitely better than it should.
Despite comparisons ranging from The xx to Ellie Goulding, Arthur Beatrice have managed to create their own sound an image, including releasing their singles on their own label.
Drawing on the highlights of the disco era, Newtimers channel influences from Michael Jackson to Prince into something that would sit comfortably on the Flashdance soundtrack.