Five to Watch

Five Artists to Watch in October 2015: Mal Blum, Lucie Silvas, and More

For October's iteration of SPIN's Five Artists to Watch series, there's a U.K. singer-songwriter who's refurnished her careers in the embers of Nashville's fast-burning country scene,…
SPIN Staff / October 2, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in September 2015

Summer has not technically come to a close just yet, but brisk mornings and sweater weather are on the way. Ring in the end of…
SPIN Staff / September 1, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in August 2015

The last full month of summer is — incredibly — upon us, and with it comes a batch of new artists to whom attention must…
SPIN Staff / August 3, 2015

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, an…
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…
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 artists…
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…
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…
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…
SPIN Staff / January 9, 2015