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New for 2013

"Hey you, what's that sound? Everybody look what's going down" - Les Rhythmes Digitales

Our New for 2013 page highlights some of the artists releasing debut albums this year, plus breakthrough artists getting recognition from fans and industry insiders alike. Here we invite you to discover more about these new and emerging artists so you can decide for yourself about what's hot and who's not. We'll be updating this page regularly so check back from time to time to see what's coming next. See all upcoming releases in 2013.

New This Month

Haim

HAIM

Why you should check it out:
Winners of the BBC Sound Of 2013 HAIM bring shimmering guitar-fuelled, West Coast pop with their debut LP Days Are Gone

Reminds us of:
Fleetwood Mac, Ladyhawke, Florence & The Machine

Get the album Days Are Gone:
On CD (from £5.00) | On vinyl ( £23.90) | On MP3 ( £4.49)

Visit the HAIM Artist Store


Johnny Flynn

Johnny Flynn

Why you should check it out:
A rewarding work which demonstrates his incredible songwriting prowess through a myriad of stylistic twist and turns, Country Mile features the single "The Lady is Risen"

Reminds us of:
The Band, Bob Dylan

Get the album Country Mile:
On CD ( £12.17) | On vinyl ( £23.77) | On MP3 ( £4.49)

Visit the Johnny Flynn Artist Store


Thomas Dybdahl

Thomas Dybdahl

Why you should check it out:
Norwegian singer-songwriter Thomas Dybdahl's What's Left Is Forever is full of beautiful, elegant and expressive songs of love and loss.

Reminds us of:
Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley, Ryan Adam

Get the album What's Left Is Forever:
On CD ( £10.00) | On MP3 ( £9.49)

Visit the Thomas Dybdahl Artist Store


 
   

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San Cisco

San Cisco

Why you should check it out:
Australian pop group San Cisco craft a melodic upbeat sound that's infectious and sun-kissed and their self-titled debut is teenage riot of love, pain and short attention spans

Reminds us of:
Cults, The Jezabels

Get the album San Cisco:
On CD (from £6.99) | On vinyl ( £19.85) | On MP3 ( £5.89)

Visit the San Cisco Artist Store


The 1975

The 1975

Why you should check it out:
The breakthrough band of the year showcase their genre-meshing sound with adventurous, shape-shifting debut album

Reminds us of:
Bastille, Everything Everything

Get the album The 1975:
On CD ( £4.99) | On vinyl ( £18.07)| On MP3 ( £4.99)

Visit the The 1975 Artist Store


Chvrches

Chvrches

Why you should check it out:
The top 5 BBC Sound Poll band release a debut album for those who prefer their indie music with keyboards instead of guitars

Reminds us of:
Depeche Mode

Get the album The Bones Of What You Believe:
On CD ( ) | On vinyl ( £28.71) | On MP3 ( £4.89)

Visit the Chvrches Artist Store


The Strypes

The Strypes

Why you should check it out:
Four boys aged 15 and 17, they tip their influences as Doctor Feelgood and Dave Edmunds, Howlin’ Wolf and Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and ‘Baby Face’ Leroy Foster

Reminds us of:
Arctic Monkeys

Get the album Snapshot:
On CD ( £7.99) | On vinyl ( £16.99) | On MP3 ( £6.49)

Visit The Strypes Artist Store


The Temperance Movement

The Temperance Movement

Why you should check it out:
Rock 'n' Rollers The Temperance Movement are bringing the blues explosion back to the UK.

Reminds us of:
Black Crowes, Faces, The Band, Alabama Shakes

Get the album The Temperance Movement:
On CD ( £11.70)

Visit The Temperance Movement Artist Store


Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker

Why you should check it out:
Poetic, emotive, beautifully formed, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker’s music harks back to a golden age of English folk.

Reminds us of:
Sandy Denny, Richard and Linda Thompson, Nick Drake, Bert Jansch

Get the album Fire & Fortune:
On CD ( £9.69)| On MP3 ( £7.49)

Visit the Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker Artist Store


The Weeks

The Weeks

Why you should check it out:
This Mississippi five-piece bring us contemporary Southern rock, soul and greasy guitars.

Reminds us of:
Kings of Leon, Mona

Get the album Dear Bo Jackson:
On CD ( £6.99) | On vinyl ( £25.06) | On MP3 ( £5.89)

Visit the The Weeks Artist Store


Nadine Shah

Nadine Shah

Why you should check it out:
Following the release of her EP Aching Bones last year, Nadine Shah's debut album Love Your Dum And Mad brings us her unusual melancholy sound with a dark album pierced with her striking voice and full of lyrics you feel compelled to listen to.

Reminds us of:
Nick Cave, P J Harvey

Get the album Love Your Dum And Mad:
On CD ( £14.04) | On vinyl ( £23.42) | On MP3 ( £7.99)

Visit the Nadine Shah Artist Store


Angel

Angel

Why you should check it out:
Angel has been writing and producing hits for a number of years for acts such as Jason Derulo, Pixie Lott, JLS and Cheryl Cole - now it's his time in the spotlight.

Reminds us of:
Usher mixing British rhymes

Get the album About Time:
On CD ( £17.90) | On MP3 ( £8.99)

Visit the Angel Artist Store


Kodaline

Kodaline

Why you should check it out:
This Dublin indie quartet, championed by the likes of Radio 1's Fearne Cotton, have already released the aptly named Kodaline EP and seen YouTube success with the video for tear-jerking single "All I Want".

Reminds us of:
Coldplay

Get the album In a Perfect World:
On CD (from £4.99) | On MP3 ( £3.69)

Visit the Kodaline Artist Store


Bastille

Bastille

Why you should check it out:
Swooping melodies define this solo-artist turned fully fledged band, inspired by the songwriting and bedroom production of front man Dan Smith.

Reminds us of:
Hurts, Friendly Fires

Get the album Bad Blood:
On CD ( £5.00) | On MP3 ( £4.49)

Visit the Bastille Artist Store


Callers

Callers

Why you should check it out:
Reviver is the third release from long-time collaborators Sara Lucas and Ryan Seaton with fellow New Orleanean Don Godwin and is their most fully realised vision with driving rhythms and idiosyncratic melodies.

Reminds us of:
Alanis Morissette

Get the album Reviver:
On CD ( £12.56) | On MP3 ( £6.99)

Visit the Callers Artist Store


Heaven's Basement

Heaven's Basement

Why you should check it out:
This is a band from the Jack Black school of thought that music is not music without face-melting guitars. In their debut Filthy Empire, Heaven's Basement have promised a high energy rock'n'roll record that is modern and relevant.

Reminds us of:
Alter Bridge

Get the album Filthy Empire:
On CD ( £6.77) | On MP3 |( £7.09)



Visit the Heaven's Basement Artist Store


Foxygen

Foxygen

Why you should check it out:
The first full length release from two-piece outfit Foxygen is a "joyride across California psychedlia with a punk rock engine".

Reminds us of:
MGMT, Aerial Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Get the album We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic:
On CD ( £11.04) | On MP3 ( )

Visit the Foxygen Artist Store


Frightened Rabbit

Frightened Rabbit

Why you should check it out:
Another emerging act that are releasing their first album on a major label, Frightened Rabbit are a Scottish indie-rock outfit with a cult following.

Reminds us of:
Los Campesinos!

Get the album Pedestrian Verse:
On CD (from £13.41) | On MP3 (from £7.99)

Visit the Frightened Rabbit Artist Store


Gabrielle Aplin

Gabrielle Aplin

Why you should check it out:
Where have you been? Aplin is already massive as a result of her "Power of Love" cover and has a whole host of her own folky tunes to apply that voice to.

Reminds us of:
Lucy Rose

Get the album:
English Rain (from £5.00)

Visit the Gabrielle Aplin Artist Store


Josh Kumra

Josh Kumra

Why you should check it out:
You'll probably have first heard Swindon-born Kumra's vocals on "Don't Go" the no.1 collaboration with Wretch 32, while on his debut album the singer-songwriter teams up with K Koke.

Reminds us of:
James Morrison, Alex Clare

Get the album:
TBC (from £8.08)

Visit the Josh Kumra Artist Store


Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula

Why you should check it out:
Shortlisted for the Brit Awards' Critics' Choice award, Laura Mvula studied composition at Birmingham Conservatoire and has already written a jazz suite for vocal group Black Voices influenced by the music of Nina Simone.

Reminds us of:
Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone

Get the album Sing to the Moon:
On CD (from £5.00) | On MP3 (from £6.99)

Visit the Laura Mvula Artist Store


Rhye

Rhye

Why you should check it out:
Los Angeles soul duo Rhye made waves with their debut single "The Fall" and release debut album Woman in March.

Reminds us of:
Sade

Get the album Woman:
On CD ( £14.82) | On MP3 ( £4.99)

Visit the The Rhye Artist Store


Phildel

Phildel

Why you should check it out:
Epic songstress Philde releases her debut album The Disappearance of the Girl following the success of lead single “Storm Song”.

Reminds us of:
Florence and The Machine

Get the album:
The Disappearance of the Girl ( £14.23)

Visit the Phildel Artist Store


Arlissa

Arlissa

Why you should check it out:
Arlissa duetted with Nas on the track Hard to Love Somebody and opened the Big Top at Bestival 2012.

Reminds us of:
Adele

Get the album:
Battles ( £15.48)

Visit the Arlissa Artist Store


Lord Huron

Lord Huron

Why you should check it out:
Lonesome Dreams from Lord Huron is a visit to the past in all its toe-tapping, anti-techno glory.

Reminds us of:
Band of Horses, My Morning Jacket

Get the album Lonesome Dreams:
On CD ( £13.62) | On MP3 ( £7.09)

Visit the Lord Huron Artist Store


Love & Theft

Love & Theft

Why you should check it out:
American Country music duo Love & Theft, from Nashville, Tennessee have toured with Taylor Swift and penned songs with Martina McBride and now release their self-titled album

Reminds us of:
The Lost Trailers, Casey James

Get the album Love & Theft:
On CD ( £8.18) | On MP3 ( )

Visit the Love & Theft Artist Store


Misha B

Misha B

Why you should check it out:
Manchester-born Misha Bryan rose to fame on the eighth series of The X Factor getting through to the semi-finals. The R&B singer, whose debut single "Home Run" reached no.5 in the UK singles chart, is now signed to Relentless Records.

Reminds us of:
Beverley Knight does urban dance

Get the album:
Misha B ( )

Visit the Misha B Artist Store


Haim

Haim

Why you should check it out:
Los Angeles sisters Este, Alana and Danielle make up Haim, who have already released a number of EPs and are expected to announce their debut studio album soon.

Reminds us of:
Rumours-era Fleetwood Mac revised for 2013

Get the EP:
Forever ( £1.99)

Visit the Haim Artist Store


Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Why you should check it out:
Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons may only be releasing their first album Night Visions this year, but they already have a sound suited for stadiums.

Reminds us of:
The Killers

Get the album:
Night Visions ( £4.99)

Visit the Imagine Dragons Artist Store


Allen Stone

Allen Stone

Why you should check it out:
Hailing from the tiny backwoods town of Chewelah, Washington, Allen Stone describes himself as “a hippie with soul.”

Reminds us of:
Justin Timberlake meets Jamie Cullum

Get the album Allen Stone:
On CD ( £15.46) | On MP3 ( £4.99)

Visit the The Allen Stone Artist Store


Peace

Peace

Why you should check it out:
Birmingham indie-pop four-piece Peace released EP Delicious in September 2012 following singles "Follow Baby" and "California Daze".

Reminds us of:
Foals, WU LYF

Get the album In Love:
On CD ( £6.44) | On MP3 ( £6.99)

Visit the Peace Artist Store


Rudimental

Rudimental

Why you should check it out:
There was no getting away from their monster hit of 2012 "Feel the Love". They make anthemic, soulful, drum and bass-laden music and they can do it live.

Reminds us of:
Chase and Status with a full band

Get the album Home:
On CD ( £8.00) | On MP3 ( £7.99)

Visit the Rudimental Artist Store


The Joy Formidable

The Joy Formidable

Why you should check it out:
Although not technically new, shoegaze proponents The Joy Formidable expect Wolf's Law to be their breakthrough album, having recently supported Muse on tour and featured on 2012's Twilight soundtrack. Get ready for some catchy alt-rock.

Reminds us of:
Hole, Elastica

Get the album Wolf's Law:
On CD ( £4.99) | On MP3 ( )

Visit the The Joy Formidable Artist Store


Serafina Steer

Serafina Steer

Why you should check it out:
Harp-playing Serafina Steer is certainly not new to the music scene but it is only with her third release that she has found her way into the mainstream with a range of bewitching instruments and sounds.

Get the album The Moths Are Real:
On CD ( £12.32) | On MP3 ( £5.99)

Visit the Serafina Steer Artist Store


Tom Odell

Tom Odell

Why you should check it out:
Chichester musician Tom Odell was signed to Columbia after just four gigs but he has been writing songs since the age of 13. With his debut album of piano ballads released in 2013 he's already won the Brit Awards' Critics' Choice award.

Reminds us of:
Jeff Buckley plays piano

Get the album Long Way Down:
On CD ( £4.50) | On MP3 ( £4.99)

Visit the Tom Odell Artist Store


Valerie June

Valerie June

Why you should check it out:
From humble beginnings comes the distinctive voice of Valerie June, a soulful country/blues singer from Tennessee.

Get the album:
Pushin' Against a Stone ( £10.10)

Visit the Valerie June Artist Store


Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr.

Why you should check it out:
Guitar-playing singer-songwriter Gary Clark Jr. launched onto the music scene in 2010 when he was chosen by none other than Eric Clapton to play at the Crossroads Guitar Festival.

Reminds us of:
Lenny Kravitz

Get the album Blak And Blu:
On CD ( £6.40) | On MP3 ( £5.19)

Visit the Gary Clark Jr. Artist Store


Alexander Spit

Alexander Spit

Why you should check it out:
Rapper and producer Alexander Spit has teamed up with LA-based musicians to create a psychedlic sound.

Reminds us of:
Somewhere between Kanye West, Tyler the Creator and the more accessible end of the Anticon roster

Get the album A Breathtaking Trip to That Other Side:
On CD ( £11.52) | On MP3 ( £7.99)

Visit the Alexander Spit Artist Store


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Why you should check it out:
Unbelievably there is much more to this rap/producer duo than their monster chart hit Thrift Shop, although it's a good place to start.

Reminds us of:
Plan B-esque rap narratives with less vitriol but plenty of soul

Get the album The Heist:
On CD ( £7.94) | On MP3 ( £7.99)

Visit the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Artist Store


Paper Aeroplanes

Paper Aeroplanes

Why you should check it out:
A folk-pop-indie duo hailing from Wales, Paper Aeroplanes' third album is expected to be the band's breakthrough.

Reminds us of:
The Cranberries

Get the album Little Letters:
On CD ( £9.28)

Visit the Paper Aeroplanes Artist Store


Charli XCX

Charli XCX

Why you should check it out:
Charli XCX is a young star in the making who lays 90s references thickly over futuristic sounding pop.

Reminds us of:
Marina Diamantis fronting Shampoo

Get the album True Romance:
On CD ( £11.25) | On MP3 ( £8.99)

Visit the Charli XCX Artist Store


Woodkid

Woodkid

Why you should check it out:
Woodkid makes your life sound like a movie soundtrack every time you listen to him.

Reminds us of:
Alt-J meets Hans Zimmer

Get the album The Golden Age:
On CD ( £9.25) | On MP3 ( £7.99)

Visit the Woodkid Artist Store