New Artists For 2013
Melancholy vocals yet uplifting melodies, with electronic thumping basslines, Bastille are set for big things after being one of 2012's festival favourites
Amplify Dot is an English Grime MC whose relevant lyrical skills have been making waves in the underground grime scene
Haim are a Californian trio of sisters who produce a blend of nu folk meets nineties R&B. They are due to support Florence + The Machine on their December 2012 tour
Willy Moon combines 50s rock and roll style with modern hip-hop production. The anthemic Yeah Yeah is full of energy and fun.
Gorgeous vocals from the young singer-songwriter. She creates pop perfection like 'The Apple Tree' and 'Boy' and has already performed with Ed Sheeran and Example.
Deap Valley play Americana-tinged guitar blues similar to the Black Keys and Jack White. 'Gonna Make My Own Money' is a power-infused slice of rock n roll perfection
The beautiful vocals float effortlessly to the simple melodic lines in Rhye's single 'The Fall'
Irish folk band Little Green Cars have been compared to Mumford & Sons, they utilise boy-girl harmonies to beautifully rousing effect.
Angel Haze's debut single 'New York' has sharp and syncopated percussive rhythms which work with her raw and explicit lyrics.
Duo Aluna George use influences from 90s garage, indie and RnB to create a sound that is both mainstream and achingly hip.
With his smooth vocals and uplifting R&B, Angel's 'Wonderful' is already a 1Xtra favourite
Wild Belle's 'Its Too Late' has syncopated beats, saxophone solos and a voice reminiscent of Lana Del Rey
London's answer to Azealia Banks, Little Nikki's debut track 'Intro Intro' features sharp lyrics and addictive bassline and beats.
New band Peace are a combination of electro-indie similar to Foals and Friendly Fires with elements of Afro-pop Wu Lyf, guaranteed to be the sound of the summer festivals in 2013
Everything Everything use a blend of breathless indie and hip-hop to create an energetic, pounding sound. 'Cough Cough' is an excitable look to what their album is going to treat us to.
Part Coldplay, part The Script, Kodaline's debut single 'All I Want' has a moving video to accompany it which has been watched over 900,000 times on Youtube
Laura Mvula's silky smooth vocals, moving lyrics and jazz-inspired melodies, ensure that she is definitely one to watch next year.
Indie newcomers Swim Deep have been supporting Spector on their UK tour. Here their track 'Honey' with its late 80s sound has a chorus that makes you want to get up and dance
Part of the grime collective 'Mucky Wolfpack' Maxsta has been making an impression within the scene and has worked with Tinchy Stryder, Tinie Tempah and Wiley.
Smooth soulful vocals with dub influenced music. Be Safe was produced by 2012's most essential producer 'Kidnap Kid'
MS MR's single 'Hurricane' moves with sweeping strings, electronic drum loops and swirling beautiful vocals
Tom O'dell has been compared to Jeff Buckley, which can be heard in his emotional lyrics and sparse yet creative piano arrangements.
Porter Robinson was responsible for one of this summer's biggest dance anthems. 'Languages' combines scratching electro with smooth trance.