Sunday, December 8, 2013

SHREM'S LIST OBSESSION: Top 10 Hottest Newcomers in 2013

It was THEESatisfaction, Purity Ring, Pandr Eyez, Rosemary, Linkoban, B.C. Kingdom, Disclosure, Le1f, Roses Gabor and Jessie Ware last year. Most of them continued to impress in 2013 and had a very fruitful year of new music. Let's see if the batch of hottest newcomers of this year I'm presenting to you below, will manage to do the same trick in 2014. Here they are, top 10 most prolific, most interesting and most promising new acts that emerged this year according to SHREM'S CAROUSEL OF ÜBER NERDINESS, my first of many to come end-of-year countdowns.

10 Rosie Lowe

FROM: London, UK
LABEL: 37 Adventures
KEY TRACK: "Right Thing"

09 Sísý Ey

FROM: Reykjavík, Iceland
LABEL: Radio Bongo
KEY TRACK: "Ain't Got Nobody"

08 Jungle

FROM: London, UK (?)
LABEL: XL Recordings
KEY TRACK: "The Heat"

07 Poisonous Relationship

FROM: Sheffield, UK
LABEL: Ecstasy
KEY TRACK: "Men's Feelings"

06 Germans

FROM: New York, US
LABEL: Self Released
KEY TRACK: "Cruel"

05 Easter

FROM: Berlin, Germany
LABEL: Easter (Self Released)
KEY TRACK: "Alien Babies"

04 Lulu James

FROM: Newcastle, UK
LABEL: Sony Music
KEY TRACK: "Closer"

03 Dornik

FROM: London, UK
LABEL: PMR Records
KEY TRACK: "Something About You"

02 Cinema

FROM: Paris, France

01 FKA Twigs

FROM: Gloucestershire, UK
LABEL: Young Turks
KEY TRACK: "Papi Pacify"