One other yr has largely come and gone. This yr noticed the unlucky information of too many artists’ deaths, together with Avicii, Mac Miller, Lil Peep, and others. Although these artists are gone, their legacies stay and their mantles will likely be picked up by a brand new technology of artists who proceed to persevere and struggle for his or her ranks among the many better of the perfect.
2018 specifically has seen the rise of a heavier midtempo model of bass music, championed by the likes of Rezz, and subsequently newer artists like 1788-L, blanke, Slooze, and Quackson. On the identical time, dance music continues to unfold globally at an ever-faster fee, with Australian artists like SIPPY and WILDLYF making a big impact this yr.
And although some artists have been within the sport for longer than others, it seems to be like 2019 will lastly be the yr they really break via and do some phenomenal work. CRAY, SVDDEN DEATH, Wenzday, Kompany, and Chime are amongst these artists who’ve poured their blood, sweat, and tears into their initiatives and at the moment are starting to be acknowledged on the worldwide stage.
Then there’s Fisher, who, regardless of debuting his venture solely midway via 2017, has change into one of many greatest artists of 2018 thanks to simply a few songs!
As we do yearly, we’ve picked our 40 artists who we really feel can have an unbelievable yr in 2019, not simply in their very own private careers, but in addition on the digital music scene as an entire. As a reminder, we do our greatest to not repeat names yr after yr in order to present new artists the highlight. So in case you don’t see the identify of an artist you are feeling has had a fantastic yr and is destined for extra, it’s greater than doubtless we featured them prior to now three years.
2016 | 2017 | 2018
See Your EDM’s Artists To Watch in 2019 checklist beneath. Congratulations to all who’re featured! We anticipate huge issues of you subsequent yr.
1788-L | Tynan | blanke | PEEKABOO | Fisher | Fytch | 13 | Wenzday | Jacknife | Oliverse
CRAY | Slooze | SIPPY | WILDLYF | Jessica Audiffred | i_o | KLOUD | HE$H
SVDDEN DEATH | Nitti Gritti | Neo Fresco | LSDREAM | OMNOM
Lil Texas | Vincent | Huxley Anne | sfam | Kompany | Chime | Harrison BDP
Upsammy | MADGRRL | Lizzy Jane | Quackson
Moore Kismet | Hairitage | Schade | SWARM | TenGraphs | Deathpact