Musicians You Need

It can be refreshing to listen to artists whose hit singles aren’t plastered all over the radio.  Here’s a list of artists that are on their way to big things!

1.      BØrns

BØrns is an alternative artist from Michigan who is quickly gaining attention through his electro-pop songs and unique sound.  His song ‘Electric Love’, has even been featured in commercials for Southwest Airlines and Hulu.  He recently released a full-length album titled ‘Dopamine’, that has garnered impressive reviews by critics.  Some songs that exemplify his style include ‘Past Lives’, ‘Holy Ghost’, and ‘The Emotion’.

2.      Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara is a young pop artist from Canada who is quickly making her way to the top.  Some of her songs have been featured in the hit show Quantico, and she currently has a single, ‘Here’, featured on the Billboard 100 list!  Some songs of hers worth checking out include ‘I’m Yours’, ‘Seventeen’, and ‘Wild Things’.

 Even Taylor Swift is obsessed with the star, mentioning her in her “New Songs That Will Make Your Life More Awesome” insta!

3.      Hippo Campus

Hippo Campus is an indie band from St. Paul, Minnesota who are rapidly making headlines, often performing at music festivals and opening for well-known groups including Walk the Moon.  They even played in Madison in November!  They currently have two EP’s out, and some songs to listen to include ‘Close to Gold’, ‘Opportunistic’, and ‘Little Grace’.

For the times when the radio is too repetitive, try listening to these artists!  Not only are they different than the average pop star, each of these three artists are on their way to making a name for themselves in the music world!