Best New Artists

We know these guys aren’t exactly new artists, but UK-based duo James Young and Aiden Whalley have been creating all kinds of buzz with their experimental electronic project, Darkstar.
27-year-old French songstress Heloise Letissier is not really a new artist, but now the singer-songwriter is in the process of quickly gaining an American following with her English language self-titled debut.
Toronto-based singer/songwriter Nicole Dollanganger is turning heads with her sugar sweet child-like vocals and stripped down lo-fi instrumentation, that makes for a ghostly yet hypnotizing vibe.
17 year-old Maggie Lindemann's captivating dark-pop sound and Lana Del Rey-reminiscent vocals make for some catchy songs that are sure to place her among awesome female artists like Halsey and Lorde.
New Los Angeles-based trio MUNA are quickly making a name for themselves with their self-described dark pop sound. They list artists like The Smiths, Aaliyah, Bjork, and Cyndi Lauper as influences.
Auckland-based new artist MAALA may only have two tracks, Touch and Unbound, on his SoundCloud page so far, but we are already totally hooked.
Her is a new French duo with a sensual dark pop sound. For fans of attitude-driven indie rock acts like The Kills or The Knife, you definitely have to check out the infectious sounds of Her.
Rising new artist Jahkoy is a Toronto-based triple threat that we can’t get enough of. The future R&B singer/songwriter/producer is stirring up major buzz with his self-described bipolar sound.