8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

8 ESSENTIAL NEW ARTISTS FOR SUMMER 2016:
Curated by Aaron Axelsen, Live 105 Music Director, San Francisco


 
tommisch770 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

1. TOM MISCH

Precocious 21-year old London multi-instrumentalist is poised to dominate the music world, most likely before his 22nd birthday, with his incredible blend of soulful electronic soundscapes, R&B crooning and progressive downtempo funk

Recommended if you like:
Flume, Eden, Jack Garratt, MKEK, Gallant, Zhu, Chet Faker, James Blake

Social Media:
@tommisch


 
weathers 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

2. WEATHERS

Los Angeles alt-rock upstarts have a potential massive summer anthem in their arsenal with the highly-infectious sing-a-long Happy Pills

Recommended if you like:
Walk The Moon, Grouplove, Imagine Dragons, Young The Giant, JR JR

Social Media:
@weathersband


 
juniorempire770 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

3. JUNIOR EMPIRE

Emerging London 5-piece pay homage to California with their super-summery electro-rock jam West Coast, coincidently inspired by their first trip to Los Angeles. Blast this one loudly -with the sunroof open cruising over highway 17- on your next trip to Santa Cruz!

Recommended if you like:
Passion Pit, Lany, The 1975, Capital Cities, Foster The People, Magic Man, Empire Of The Sun

Social Media:
@juniorempire


 
sofitukker770 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

4. SOFI TUKKER

I first caught these blog-faves, fantastic NYC synthpop duo Sofi Tukker, opening up for The Knocks earlier this year at the Independent and I was blown away! Catch their headlining SF debut on 8/19 @ Rickshaw Stop.

Recommended if you like:
MS MR, Phantogram, Lykke Li, Bat For Lashes, Broods, Zola Jesus, The Knife, Niki And The Dove

Social Media:
@sofitukker


 


 
theblondies770 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

5. THE BLONDIES

Young Berkeley mods on the rise and another excellent new Bay Area band to watch out for this summer!

Recommended if you like:
The Kooks, Arctic Monkeys, Finish Ticket, Keane, Ben Kweller

Social Media:
@TheBlondiesband


 
coastmodern770 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

6. COAST MODERN

This up-and-coming LA 4-piece combine many essential summer elements, including trap beats, reggae, pop-punk and electronics, to create sun-soaked gems like GURU and HOLLOW LIFE.

Recommended if you like:
Dirty Heads, Grizzly Bear, Panic Is Perfect, Big Data, Joywave, Bear Hands, Sublime

Social Media:
@coastmodern


 


 
asinclair770 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

7. A. SINCLAIR

If you are in the market this summer for a blistering new indie rock band, look no further than Austin’s A. Sinclair! From the same independent label that brought you Silversun Pickups, Dangerbird Records, comes this fierce and red hot new Texan 5-piece.

Recommended if you like:
The Pixies, Spoon, Japandroids, Queens Of The Stone Age, Cloud Nothings, Beach Slang, Sonic Youth

Social Media:
@asinclairmusic


 
jerryfolk770 8 Essential New Artists For Summer 2016

8. JERRY FOLK

Some chilled out electronic grooves to keep you cool this summer, courtesy of dynamic Norwegian beatmaker Jerry Folk! This rising star of the future bass scene recently sold-out Popscene, San Francisco, with a frenzied 2-hour headlining set and I could see him playing The Fox or Outside Lands someday. Whether he’s producing original lit tunes, like ‘I’m Honestly Not A Gangster,’ or remixing tracks for the likes of Years And Years, Oh Wonder and Chromeo, Jerry Folk should be an indispensable component of your summer playlist.

Recommended if you like:
Giraffage, Lido, What So Not, Bearson, Com Truise, Odesza, Hayden James, Crywolf, Wave Racer

Social Media:
@JerryFolk


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