Best New Artists

Recently Fueled by Ramen has had a monopoly on interesting new pop bands, and they're set to continue this trend with their latest signee, Twenty | One | Pilots.
Free School are two DJ-oriented knob-twiddler dudes (Steve Alcock, Andy Porteous) from Birmingham, UK. We are referring to them as the Donnie Darko duo of chill-wave.
Combine Mumford and Sons, Grizzly Bear and Modest Mouse with a REALLY shitty breakup and you get Kodaline, who first caught our attention way back when with All I Want.
When it comes to the best New Music For 2012, the Irish-quartet The Funeral Suits has to be in the discussion. Lazy writers will compare them to other Irish groups.
Nigel Godrich is a production god, having worked with the likes of Radiohead, Paul McCartney, and Beck. He finally decided to make his own music with the band Ultraista.
Kilo Kish, born Lakisha Robinson, is a 22 year old Brooklyn-based, self-proclaimed 'all around renaissance girl.' Her mixtape, Homeschool, is gaining popularity.
Forging a little nook just far enough away from the coke line to color themselves soft-core electronica, Gypsy & The Cat drop their first mass-distributed track, Sorry.
Josh Record brings to the table an eclectic combination of simple acoustic indie folk guitar melodies and the raw delicate beauty of his own vocal styling. Check it out!
Team Me has a handful of wonderful pop songs at their disposal, all of which seem chaotic and threaten to go careening off a cliff, but somehow stay in control.
"Arcades" is the first single off C2C's debut album, Tetra, and it's some of our favorite New Music For 2012.
Fauxe is an urban chill artist / producer from Singapore who lands in our New Music for 2012 column. Check out 3 songs, a video and a free download here!
Every once in a while, I run into unexpected awesomeness, and the five piece band known as The Low Suns is exactly what I'm talking about. Check it out here!