2020 is so far an exciting year for the indie music scene! With so many talents out there, and all the streaming platforms that shorten the distance between artists and the audience, we feel like new bands are popping out every day.
We have ranked out our top 5 new discoveries, so prepare your Spotify, and stream hard!
1- Inner Wave
Inner Wave is a five-piece ensemble, and three of the bandmates – lead vocalist and guitarist Pablo Sotelo, bassist and vocalist Jean Pierre Narvaez, and guitarist and keyboard player Elijah Trujillo – go all the way back to middle school. Inner Wave create an indie rock quintet who seamlessly float between psychedelic and synthwave sounds, poised for a breakthrough.
2 – Blakk Mantra
Blakk Mantra’s Johnny Noble and Amber Alexander, a Denver-based band is currently storming Spotify with their latest release ‘Queen Of Infinite Space.’ Their unique sound sometimes compared to Arctic Monkeys is building for them a worldwide fanbase and sets up their name as one of the most promising indie rock groups.
3- Show Me The Body
Show Me the Body is an American indie punk band from New York. Their eclectic sound draws heavily on hip hop, noise music and sludge metal. Chunky but silky!
4- Men I Trust
Montreal’s Men I Trust has been building steady buzz for years with warm, romantic tunes that draw you in with surprisingly high-wattage melodies. The trio hit upon a winning formula, with grooving bass lines wrapped in shimmering keyboard chords that serve as a perfect backdrop for singer Emmanuelle Proulx’s candid lyrics.
5- Ezra Collective
Ezra Collective is a London, UK based band and since their debut they are proving themselves as a harmonious tour de force. Their sound nods respectfully to a classic jazz footprint, celebrating the originators whilst also carving a path solely their own.