Best New Artists
Various styles, threads, and associations come together under the umbrella drink of Bokito’s Tropical Indie - a mash-up of dancehall, indie rock, soca, funk. Their debut single, Better At Getting Worse, is a fine example of the disparate elements working together seamlessly.
If Brooklyn based ambient drone-pop band Cigarettes After Sex aren’t the next big indie darling then I’ll eat my hat. With a full length LP on the way and a recent hike of millions of listeners on YouTube, the quartet stands more than a reasonable chance of being the next Beach House or XX.