As we roll into 2013, new and upcoming artists will emerge to make their mark in the music scene. Here are few I've been following in the Seattle area as well as national that I recommend you keep an eye out for. 

Seattle area artists/bands:

Eighteen Individual Eyes* [Produced by Matt Bayles from Minus the Bear]
Genre: Folk Rock

Slow Bird
Playing at Barboza on Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.; $8
Genre: Ambient Indie Rock

Stillstand
Playing at the Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Seattle on Jan. 19 at 9 p.m.
Genre: Alternative Rock


Minus the Bear [five albums released already]
Genre: Alternative Rock

National artists/bands:

Neon Indian
Genre: Indie

Kimbra [vocals from Gotye’s “Somebody That I used to know”]
Genre: Pop

Beats Antique
Playing at Paramount Theatre in Seattle on December 31
Genre:  American experimental world fusion and electronic music

The Weeknd
“Frontier Psychiatrist's L.V. Lopez described the album as "brilliant, disturbing, and not safe for work," calling the song "Loft Music" a song that is "so unsafe it should come with a child-proof cap, so dirty that you’ll feel guilty the next time you see your wife." –Source: Wikipedia
Genre: R&B

2012-12-20 20:02:02
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