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Five emerging artists you need to hear

Sabrina Claudio, Little Simz, Grace Mitchell, Amy Shark & TRANSVIOLET

Get ready to discover your new favorite artist.

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Five female emerging artists you need to hear

Billie Eilish, Sigird, Sampa the Great, Mabel & Jessie Reyez

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Five emerging artists you need to hear

Ray BLK, Kali Uchis, KING, MUNA & Camp Cope

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Albums you’ll want to hear in 2017

2017 albums

NEW MUSIC: The year starts off with a bang thanks to these forthcoming releases.

Five female emerging artists you need to hear

Charlotte Cardin, Shura, Bibi Bourelly, Tkay Maidza & Anne-Marie

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Five emerging artists you need to hear

Sophia Somajo, Maggie Rogers, Terror Jr, Jorja Smith, Era Istrefi

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New Music: The Hotelier – Goodness

The Hotelier - Goodness (censored)

“It’s an album so undeniable, so capital-G great that it both demands and transcends attention.”

Albums you’ll want to hear in 2016

2016 albums

NEW MUSIC: There’s plenty of ear candy that’s already set to be released this year.

Five female emerging artists you need to hear

NAO, Andra Day, Zara Larsson, Tala & Kiiara

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New Music: Jamie xx – In Colour

Jamie xx - In Colour

“In Colour may not be everyone’s favorite album this year, but no one can doubt the level of detail devoted to making every layer of every track as perfectly tuned as possible.”

New Music: Death from Above 1979 – The Physical World

“DFA 1979 has proven once again to the (physical) world that it only takes two talented dudes to create some seriously bone-crushing, blood-pumping tunes.”

New Music: Interpol – El Pintor

Interpol - El Pintor

“Interpol may never top the praise and success they received in the early 2000s, but El Pintor gives us a good reason to remember why they remain an important fixture in today’s indie rock scene.”

Five emerging artists you need to hear

Five emerging artists you should hear this August

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New Music: The Black Angels – Clear Lake Forest

“Those familiar with The Black Angels’ body of work will be pleasantly surprised by their latest offering. It’s a quick seven-track album, with each track leaving you in acid-laced reverie.”

Five female-fronted, emerging UK acts you need to hear

With the Fourth of July in the rearview mirror and the taste of independence fresh in our mouths, get familiar with five emerging artists from the UK.

New Music: ANTEMASQUE – Self-titled

Antemasque

“There’s no doubt that Rodríguez-López, Bixler-Zavala and Elitch are all talented musicians, but you’ll want to keep your expectations to a minimum before hitting the play button.”

New Music: Jack White – Lazaretto

Jack White's Lazaretto

“White’s sophomore solo effort Lazaretto manifests the current musical landscape of Nashville — where White has resided since 2006 — by intertwining a smorgasbord of styles.”

Five emerging artists you need to hear

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New Music: The Black Keys – Turn Blue

“What makes Turn Blue so special is not just Auerbach’s driving guitar riffs, his soulful vocal melodies or even his laid-back grooves, but all of those coming together at once.”

New Music: tUnE-yArDs – Nikki Nack

“Nikki Nack is idiosyncratic soul music, and though not without its missteps, it’s alive in a way that little music today is.”