Getting bored of the radio? Listening to the same 20 artists on your playlists? If your everyday listening needs a much deserved refresh, turn to these 5 new artists for some music rejuvenation.

Pop Rock: The Aces

if you like… Haim, Vérité, Two Door Cinema Club

members: Cristal Ramirez, Katie Henderson, McKenna Petty, Alisa Ramirez

origin: Utah

This all girl pop-rock group is the perfect pick me up that gives you that perfect summer day vibe. Add it to your road trip playlist for some chill car jams to beat the traffic.

song to listen to: Stuck

Indie Rock: Barns Courtney

If you like… KONGOS, Judah and the Lion, Kaleo

Origin: Ipswich, England (moved to Seattle at 4 years old)

Anyone who is an avid listener of radio 104.5 should check out Barns Courtney. This British rocker is stepping out and making a splash in the Indie Rock world. He recently went on tour with Ed Sheeran, The Libertines, and Tom Oddel and just released his first EP, The Dull Drums. Perfect addition to any running playlist to get your heartbeat up with his angsty guitar strumming .

Songs to listen to: Glitter & Gold, Fire

Alternative: Japanese House

If you like… The 1975 LANY, BøRNS

Origin: Buckinghamshire, England

Amber Bain is the face behind Japanese House. She recently has been touring with The 1975 and plans on adding more European and UK tour dates soon. Add this newcomer to a chill studying playlist to get the creative juices flowing.

Song to listen to: Face Like Thunder

Rap: 24hrs

If you like… Gucci Mane, DJ Khaled, Drake

Origin: Atlanta, Georgia

24hrs is not only a rapper, but a singer, producer and DJ. He made a splash in late 2016 and is ready to take on 2017 with more EPs and features by famous rappers like Gucci Mane and Drake. Mark your calendars to see this rapper on June 30th at the Theatre of Living Arts this summer. Add this to your party playlist if you want your night to start out the right way.

song to listen to: You Know

EDM: DJ Marshmello

if you like… Skrillex, Avicii

Member: Chris Comstock

Origin: unknown

DJ Marshmello is the hottest new DJ to grace the EDM scene. This DJ values his privacy, so in public he refuses to show his identity and performs in a giant marshmello helmet. Add this to your workout playlist to work up a sweat with the high bpm.

song to listen to: Alone

Here’s to finding your new music obsession and being the first of your friends to find the hottest new artist.



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