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5 Best New Artists for December ’13

The month's most exciting artisans of rock, soul, and psychedelic folk music

From a Boston art-punk foursome to a psychedelic R&B crooner to a Swedish-born, London-based soul outlier schooled in the tradition of singers such as Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill, here are five artists you need to know now. PHILIP SHERBURNE & BRANDON SODERBERG