Why they matter: These five Devo-lovin' high school students may have taken too much Adderall -- and we mean that in a good way. They pair wide-eyed bravado with pounding synthesizers to get the party started on the dance floor.
You should know: The group was handpicked by Brazilian rump-shakers CSS to open their U.S. tour last year.
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Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »