Otha // New Sounds 2020

Working in collaboration with her Canadian partner, Tyler Johnson, Othalie Husøy makes hands-in-the-air dance-pop that’s as playful as it is disarmingly reflective.

Christian Alexander // New Sounds 2020

But what sets this Preston native apart from so many of his peers is the wildly imaginative, yet subtle take on RnB snaking through his arrangements...

Black Country, New Road // New Sounds 2020

The Beat Generation meets Gen Z in a flurry of fragmented screenshots that depict modern life in all its stupefying absurdity.

Lisa Morgenstern // New Sounds 2020

Having performed a commissioned piece with Berlin’s Bulgarian Voices choir at Berlin's Pop Kultur festival earlier this year, her performances are as unique and special as they promise to be, especially when spanning centuries of the history of music.

KUČKA // New Sounds 2020

After collaborations with SOPHIE, A$AP Rocky and Cosmo’s Midnight, as well as high-profile support slots with the likes of Mount Kimbie and Mura Masa, 2020 is the year KUČKA finally steps out on her own.

Steam Down // New Sounds 2020

Taking time to cultivate their sound, completely stun people with their weekly live shows and create a ground swell of real support, the excitement generated has been key to the success they’ve already achieved.

Kelvyn Colt // New Sounds 2020

Unconcerned with the constraints of genre or geographical borders, the German-Nigerian rapper is destined to light up 2020 with his rapid-fire flow and infectious enthusiasm for crafting only the catchiest hooks.

Beach Bunny // New Sounds 2020

Don’t worry, Beach Bunny have got you covered - and they might just become your new favourite band in the process.

Beabadoobee // New Sounds 2020

With her ever-changing hair colour, grunge aesthetic and affinity for the 90s, the 19-year-old (real name Bea Kristi) has carved out her own brand of bedroom pop on her most recent EP, Space Cadet.

TSHA // New Sounds 2020

Anyone looking to stave off more political gloom for 2020 need look no further than TSHA’s melodic, escapist electronic music.

Desert Sound Colony // New Sounds 2020

Celebrated sets at Berghain and his old teenage haunt, Fabric in 2019, foretell exciting things ahead.

Chlobocop // New Sounds 2020

From the Spanish guitar-flecked groove of 2019 single, ‘Narcotics’ to breakout track, ‘999’ - from 2018’s promising Pay As You Go EP - there’s already plenty to dig into, and hopefully much more to come.

Celeste // New Sounds 2020

With her dusty palette of soul and lyricism which is relatable, vulnerable and deeply confessional, Celeste is deep in her feelings, and, guaranteed, your heart will ache along with her.