Best New Artists

Five Artists to Watch in June 2015

The start of summer signals the arrival of a fresh wave of sound: a retro-leaning girl group with their eyes set on the future, a…
By: SPIN Staff / June 2, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in May 2015

A young soul singer with a synthesized heart, a towering Swede ready to crush the pop competition with a comeback, a frenetic Midwestern trio hoping…
By: SPIN Staff / May 11, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in April 2015

A sensational pop vocalist with a voice made of gold, a British post-punk trio with jittery bass lines, and so much more — these are five artist…
By: SPIN Staff / April 6, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in March 2015

From a synth-pop Brooklyn R&B singer trying her luck at covering Beyoncé to a power-pop project initially sidelined by a life-altering illness, these are the…
By: SPIN Staff / March 2, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in February 2015

From a trap-happy Australian DJ to a psych-rock savior to a handful of West Coast-based pop-punks, here are the five artists you need to know…
By: SPIN Staff / February 2, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in January 2015

From a former treehouse-dwelling psych-pop singer to a woodsy Swedish supergroup to an '80s-leaning bunch of Australian college-rock nostalgists, these are five artists you need…
By: SPIN Staff / January 9, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in December 2014

From a Queens of the Stone Age side-project to a sample-happy psych-rock foursome to a heavy-hearted singer-songwriter, these are five artists you need to know…
By: SPIN Staff / December 5, 2014

Five Artists to Watch in November 2014

From a Detroit rapper already cosigned by Eminem to a pair of British bedroom-R&B producers to a lo-fi quintet from Philadelphia, these are five artist…
By: SPIN Staff / November 5, 2014

5 Best New Artists for September ’14

From an anonymous PC enthusiast to a Drake-signed MC to a unique member of Newark's growing club movement, these are five artists to know right…
By: SPIN Staff / August 27, 2014

5 Best New Artists For August ’14

From "post-industrial" techno to soulful New Orleans rock-and-roll to an experimental R&B enthusiast, here are five artists you need to know now.
By: SPIN Staff / August 1, 2014
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