The music business may be reeling, but there's never been more new, exciting artists emerging fully formed and ready to forge their own path to your playlists.
From country-fried troubadours to self-made hip-hop impresarios to scruffy indie weirdos, these folks will soon need no introduction.
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 »