Artists On the Rise

TOY

Toy

By Jacob Eckert TOY is a UK band formed in 2010, and its sound is heavily inspired by the pioneering indie rock and shoegaze of…

Eliot Hazel

CHVRCHES

By Sanai Meles   Initially, the members of Glasgow-based synth pop group Chvrches may appear to be an odd combination. Lead vocalist Lauren Mayberry,…

Kelsie McNair

Suburban Living

By Ellie Kahn   I first heard Suburban Living’s song “Video Love” off the band’s Always Eyes EP, to be precise, in the background…

Jonathan Weiner

Antwon

By Ben Crais   After a string of mixtapes, culminating in this year’s fantastic In Dark Denim, San Jose rapper Antwon has emerged as…

Valeria Cherchi

Half Moon Run

By Jerry Schusterman Folk bands seem almost commonplace these days, with imitators of popular acts like Mumford & Sons and the Lumineers popping up…