Bands

1

Kishi Bashi Athens GA

5.00 1.75 A classically trained violinist, Kishi Bashi (the pseudonym of Kaoru Ishibashi) makes highly catchy indie pop tracks using repeated loops of instrumentation and vocals. Unique and mesmerizing live.
2

Miike Snow Stockholm SWEDEN

5.00 4.30 Producers of electronic dance pop featuring a male falsetto. The shows are lively and include cool gadgetry.
3

Phantogram Saratoga Springs NY

4.89 3.10 Dark ambient indie electro-pop who have been at the forefront of this genre for a decade
4

Sylvan Esso Durham NC

4.86 0.00 A male-female duo putting out smooth tunes that are a nice blend of of electro-folk and indie pop.
5

Jim James Louisville KY

4.83 3.06 The frontman for My Morning Jacket, Jim James is a fascinating performer who loves music, loves his audience, and loves to do cool things.
6

TV On The Radio Brooklyn NY

4.83 4.35 Little bit funky, little bit electro, multi-instrumental excellent rock music
7

Alt-J Leeds UK-ENGLAND

4.82 3.64 Mercury prize winners for best album of 2012. Haunting vocals, stripped down intrumentation, fresh indie music
8

Rhye Los Angeles CA

4.80 2.12 Chill, well-produced, R&B tunes from a male duo. Singer sounds very much like a sexy Sade female voice.
9

Mansionair Sydney AUSTRALIA

4.80 4.55 Smooth falsetto vocals over down-tempo grooves, with songs that slowly transition from one idea to the next without losing a central theme.
10

The Weeknd Toronto ON CANADA

4.80 0.00 Emotional R&B artist Abel Tesfaye sings in a soaring falsetto that he sets against a dark and smokey down-tempo background to create pure sexiness