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The 15 Best New Bands You Need To Hear Now

the 15 best new bands you need to hear now

I know I’m not alone in recognizing that in the past few years music culture evolves at a ridiculously fast pace. And, unless you’re a music blogger or music critic, it’s hard to stay on top of all of the best and quickest rising bands and artists. Just last October we listed our Top 25 New Artists of 2013. That list included GEMS, Wet, FKA Twigs, CATHEDRALS, MØ, Banks, Salt Cathedral, and more awesome bands that you can shake a stick at. Well, here are 15 more new and exciting bands I’ve discovered since then that are pushing culture forward and worth your attention.

There are plenty of releases by relatively established artists coming out soon that I’m incredibly excited about (Angel Olsen, St. Vincent, Mac DeMarco, etc). Nonetheless, if you’re looking for a collection of the best brand new artists to get excited about in the next few months, then this list and playlist are for you.

1. Sylvan Esso
2. Mzwètwo
6. Oceaaán
8. Dessert
9. Paul Conrad
10. Gallant
12. Fickle Friends
13. Ex Hex
14. Running In The Fog

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Posted by Matthew Hickey

Matthew is the music editor and co-founder of Turntable Kitchen. He’s addicted to vinyl records, pour over coffee, craft beer, small batch bourbon, and pan roasting pork chops.

  • Katy

    love love love

  • Thanks Katy!

  • Sly Vinyl

    quality list Matt. Saint Pepsi just keeps delivering, I want a full album badly

  • Thanks Scott! I’m with you there. I’d love to hear full lengths from pretty much any of these bands (and pretty much any of the bands on my previous list for that matter).

  • Justine Ramos

    This Saint Pepsi track is ridiculous! The American Football record is an all time favorite and to hear that track done like this..mind blown. Thanks for this share!

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