HighClouds: Radar 2017
Agar Agar: This Parisian duo, signed on Cracki Records, will remind you of your favorite 80s dead pop star who is brought back to life thanks to the power of acid!
AM!R: If you are a loyal reader, you already know this talent who has exuded his future punk soul talents throughout 2016. Check our review of his debut EP.
Arima Ederra: LA sent us a new angel in the person of Arima Ederra. The alternative Ethiopian soul singer, songwriter and visual artist singer released a meditative EP that also made our end-of-year lists.
Bearoid: Barcelona-based Bearoid brings your tortilla on the dancefloor and if you are coming with your eggs, his production skills, in between pop and nu disco, won’t let you leave without an omelet. Check our recent interview with the artist.
Chino Amobi: A political and innovative artist whose deep compositions perfectly fit the violence of our society.
GIRLI: A pop-punk bubblegum artist who performs catchy tunes on stage while throwing tampons at the crowd
Mirändä: She has two cats, three ghosts, a 4-track EP, and all what it takes to make it on the pop scene in 2017! Read more about her there.
Mouthe: They bring a new vision on hip-hop with a dark electronic production; like a sleazy sex date between Mykki Blanco and Modeskeletor.
Saro: The artist passed the test and his Hip Machine totally caught us. We want more! Read our review of his debut EP.
Sonder: Was it really better before? Between the 3T in the 90s, and this new band with Brent Faiyaz, Atu, and Dpat, our choice is made!
HighClouds: Belgian Radar 2017
Insecte: 5 Parisians created a band in Brussels and gave birth to a nostalgic and psychedelic pop odyssey.
Rari: The electronic music of Raphael Jomaux seduced us this year and we know that he has some more brightness, melancholy, hope and rage to share with us. Read more about him there.
Rive: This duo simply got us during a concert: a rich combination in between the golden age of the French Chanson and the dream pop of Beach House.
WWWATER: WWWater aka Charlotte Adigéry did not share a lot of music yet. Nevertheless, her collaboration with Soulwax and what we saw during her live gigs are enough to explain why a lot of people, including her manager Jarri of Disco Naïveté, place great hopes on her. She was just labelled as “Most Promising Artist” at the latest Red Bull Elektropedia Awards and is ready to shine in 2017!
Wuman: Four male humans sing some portraits of women; They just won the “Court Circuit” competition where we were part of the jury and their universe is really full of possibilities.
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