The Best New Artists

No matter who you are or where you are from music is a part of every individual’s life. It plays through thousands of car radios and booms through the speakers of cell phones every day. It’s always exciting to find new music to listen to and we are going to help you with that. Here are 5 upcoming music artists/bands you should be jamming to!

The Japanese House

A British based act originally from Buckinghamshire with an edgy indie sound, consisting of solo artist Amber Bain. She has released four EPs, Pools to Bathe In, Clean, Swim Against the Tide, and Saw You in a Dream, all through Dirty Hit Records, who she is still signed with today. She has opened up for band The 1975 and has a very similar sound as them. Her sound is extremely distinct, giving some throwback vibes mixed with her own flare.


SZA aka Solána Imani Rowe is an American R&B singer from St. Louis Missouri later moving to Maplewood New Jersey. She has a very unique soulful voice and recently came out with her albumin titled “Ctrl”. She discusses important topics like sexuality and abandonment throughout her whole album. She was a supporting act for Jhenè Aiko back in 2014 on her “enter the void” tour and just this year pend for Bryson Tiller on his “set it off” tour.

Chase Atlantic

An Australian based boy trio living in Los Angeles, brothers Mitchel Cave (lead singer) and Clinton Cave (guitarist and saxophonist) alongside their long-time friend Christian Anthony (guitarist and vocals). Their music brings a fresh and cool sound to the table, a combination of pop and edginess all in one! They are signed with Warner Bros Records alongside their own label. This year they have released the Part Three album and are set to release another later this year.


An alternative three-piece band from Los Angeles who formed in March 2014. Paul Jason Klein (lead vocals, keyboard, guitar) Jake Clifford Goss (drums) Les Priest (keyboards, guitar, backup vocals). They gained a lot of attention and popularity for their hit song “ILYSB“. It created a lot of buzz across social media and became popular with in the young generation! This year they have released their debut album titled “LANY” and have had a lot of positive feedback.

LANY Photo by Catie Laffoon

Dua Lipa

British singer Dua Lipa originally from London started her musical career at age 16, she first started posting Youtube videos making covers of popular songs. She then began to get singed and later release her first single. Her newest hit “New rules” reached number one in the U.K., and has gained her quite the audience and social media following. Alongside music she also models and even signed with next management. She was on the cover of the British Vogue in late 2016, and continues to grow within the modelling and fashion world. In the beginning of the year she was nominated and won he EBBA Public Choice Award.