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Class Of 2019: Amyl and the Sniffers

Class Of 2019: Amyl and the Sniffers

Causing hedonistic chaos wherever they land, Amyl and the Sniffers are the mullet-sporting Melbourne punks who just wanna have fun.

December 19, 2018 5:14pm

Class Of 2019: King Princess

Class Of 2019: King Princess

After the whirlwind success of viral first single ‘1950’, Mikaela Straus is pushing forward and ready to become a pop star on her own terms.

December 18, 2018 6:04pm

Class Of 2019: Bakar

Class Of 2019: Bakar

Throwing genre out the window and documenting what it means to be a young Londoner in the modern world, Bakar is creating his own template, one move at a time.

December 17, 2018 3:45pm

Class Of 2019: Westerman

Class Of 2019: Westerman

Weaving soft, warm electronics into folk songs about self-acceptance, Will Westerman is a songwriter whose music could help you more than you think.

December 16, 2018 3:00pm

Class Of 2019: Anteros

Class Of 2019: Anteros

Gearing up to release their debut album early next year, this London leftfield pop quartet are using their determination and drive to push the boundaries.

December 15, 2018 3:00pm

Class Of 2019: Fontaines DC

Class Of 2019: Fontaines DC

Dublin’s voice is rising this year, with a host of bands giving the Irish capital a new reputation for breathtaking, important guitar music. Leading the pack are Fontaines DC.

December 14, 2018 3:00pm

Class Of 2019: slowthai

Class Of 2019: slowthai

This Northampton rapper is bringing small-town life to the big stage, one semi-naked show at a time.

December 13, 2018 4:00pm

Class Of 2019: Lady Bird

Class Of 2019: Lady Bird

Battling psychological trauma and personal demons, this Kent trio put their emotions to the fore on their fist-pumping punk, creating a safe space for others to work through their problems too.

December 12, 2018 4:00pm

Class Of 2019: Whenyoung

Class Of 2019: Whenyoung

From Limerick to London, this trio are building their own world of giddy escapism wherever they go. Dive in.

December 12, 2018 12:00pm

Class Of 2019: Easy Life

Class Of 2019: Easy Life

Mixing a genre-spanning sound with a laid-back charm, Leicester’s Easy Life make music suggesting that the true way to happiness is to just go with the flow.

December 11, 2018 4:00pm

Class Of 2019: Stella Donnelly

Class Of 2019: Stella Donnelly

Since the release of bold breakthrough single ‘Boys Will Be Boys’, Perth singer Stella Donnelly has proven herself to be a voice of rage, humour and compassion. No amount of trolls can stop her now.

December 10, 2018 6:00pm

Class Of 2019: YOWL

Class Of 2019: YOWL

Spinning surreal, twisted tales with a sneakily melodic centre, YOWL are breaking out of their South London beginnings into a realm that’s entirely their own.

December 10, 2018 12:05pm

Class Of 2019: Sports Team

Class Of 2019: Sports Team

Injecting guitar music in 2018 with a bravado often left in the ‘90s and possessing an arsenal of indie hits that could become classics, this six-piece want to inspire devotion and community.

December 7, 2018 12:05pm

Class of 2018: Yonaka

Class of 2018: Yonaka

With debut EP ‘Heavy’ adding to their already significant promise, this Brighton quartet push boundaries at every turn.

December 16, 2017 10:00am

Class of 2018: Shame

Class of 2018: Shame

South London boys Shame may have sprung from the same grotty hang-out spots as scene forefathers the Fat White Family, but don’t get them wrong: this lot aren’t pissing about.

December 15, 2017 1:00pm

Class of 2018: Superorganism

Class of 2018: Superorganism

From secretive internet sensations to one of the most talked about new bands around, Superorganism’s hyper-modern approach to pop is propelling them further by the day.

December 13, 2017 2:38pm

Class of 2018: King Nun

Class of 2018: King Nun

With fiery live shows, promising early singles and bundles of fun surrounding everything they do, these four Londoners are the heartwarming kick we need in 2018.

December 12, 2017 12:06pm

Class of 2018: Matt Maltese

Class of 2018: Matt Maltese

The thinking man’s crooner, London boy Matt Maltese is honing his world-weary romance and taking his big red heart to the next level.

December 11, 2017 1:02pm

Class of 2018: Sorry

Class of 2018: Sorry

Exorcising their ‘Home Demo(ns)’ on their new mixtape, these new Domino signees are far from your average rock band.

December 10, 2017 10:00am

Class of 2018: Ten Tonnes

Class of 2018: Ten Tonnes

Moving out of home and writing with household names, Ethan Barnett continues to hit the ground running.

December 9, 2017 10:30am

Class of 2018: Her's

Class of 2018: Her’s

An eccentric Liverpool duo with more cheese than your average cheesemongers, Audun Laading and Stephen Fitzpatrick don’t believe in broody.

December 8, 2017 12:01pm

Class of 2018: Nilüfer Yanya

Class of 2018: Nilüfer Yanya

She’s played at festivals across Europe and taken on America in 2017, but Nilüfer Yanya​ is still looking towards her continued evolution.

December 7, 2017 11:46am

Class of 2018: Our Girl

Class of 2018: Our Girl

Never ones to let a busy schedule get in the way of their productive streak, 2018 is set to offer up many a moment of opportunity for this brilliant trio.

December 6, 2017 12:15pm

Class of 2018: Sigrid

Class of 2018: Sigrid

Ever since the release of ‘Don’t Kill My Vibe’, things haven’t slowed down for Sigrid Solbakk Raabe. It’s not looking likely anytime soon, either.

December 5, 2017 12:07pm