50. Foster The People. Basically: Well-scrubbed indie rock’n’roll. For fans of: Vampire Weekend. Listen
49. Computer Magic. Basically: Dizzy, cyclical sounds from Brooklyn. For fans of: MNDR. Listen
48. Mozart Parties. Basically: Sullen, atmospheric pop. For fans of: Kisses. Listen
47. Big Troubles. Basically: Inspired by ‘90s garage-rock and shoegaze. For fans of: A scuzzier Jesus And Mary Chain. Listen
46. Chad Valley. Basically: Chillwave from Oxford. For fans of: Toro Y Moi. Listen
45. Vondelpark. Basically: Dreamy electronica from a mystery man in Surrey. For fans of: Four Tet. Listen
44. Ronika. Basically: ‘80s-inspired electropop from Nottingham. For fans of: Madonna. Listen
43. Bass Drum Of Death. Basically: Spasmodic garage rock likely written under drug-induced paranoia. For fans of: Wu Lyf. Listen
42. Dry The River Basically: Prog/rock-influenced folk rock. For fans of: Mumford And Sons. Listen
41. Foe. Basically: A one-woman show of sleazy, grungy rock. For fans of: Garbage. Listen
40. Walk The Moon. Basically: Catchy, bold indie-pop, brought to you by four guys from Cincinnati. For fans of: Two Door Cinema Club. Listen
39. High Highs. Basically: Soft and mesmeric harmonies. For fans of: Memoryhouse. Listen
38. Puro Instinct. Basically: Two stoner sisters from LA. For fans of: Ariel Pink. Listen
37. Mafia Lights. Basically: This trio from Surrey make simple, hazy sounds. For fans of: Tame Impala. Listen
36. Star Slinger. Basically: Manchester’s Darren Williams makes delicate, propulsive soundscapes. For fans of: A dancier J Dilla. Listen
35. Beat Connection. Basically: A duo from Seattle making soft, synth-filled pop. For fans of: Fenech Soler. Listen
34. Marcus Foster. Basically: Harmonic melodies, backed by horns, strings and a gospel choir. For fans of: Fleet Foxes. Listen
33. Balam Acab. Basically: An American teen producing mellow, dubstep-infused music. For fans of: Salem. Listen
31. Creep. Basically: A Brooklyn duo making ominously brooding electro. For fans of: The xx. Listen
30. Dog Is Dead. Basically: The gang from Nottingham describe their music as “Louis Armstrong lost in disco”. For fans of: Local Natives. Listen
29. Towns Basically: Bubblegummy Britpop from the Bristol-based four-piece. For fans of: Yuck. Listen
28. Fixers. Basically: Experimental post-pop from Oxford. For fans of: Animal Collective, playing MGMT. Listen
27. Oh Land. Basically: Quirky electro-pop from a gorgeous young Dane. For fans of: Florence And The Machine. Listen
26. Kreayshawn. Basically: A Mickey Mouse ear-wearing 21-year-old rapper from Oakland who found fame through YouTube. For fans of: Nicki Minaj. Listen
Basically: Cooly detached bass-heavy pop.
For fans of: Little Dragon.
Basically: Post-Girls Aloud Brit-pop thrills.
For fans of: Cocknbullkid.
22. Porcelain Raft.
Basically: Damaged folk-tronica.
For fans of: The Postal Service.
21. Bleeding Knees Club.
Basically: Thrillingly off-kilter surf pop.
For fans of: Hunx And His Punx.
Basically: Poised cold wave pop.
For fans of: Ladytron.
19. Christian AIDS.
Basically: Eerie post-rave laptop rumblings.
For fans of: Jamie XX.
18. Born Blonde.
Basically: Jittery psychedelia with baggy vibe.
For fans of: The Stone Roses.
Basically: Blustery, power-pop.
For fans of: MGMT.
Basically: Brooding, naive melodies.
For fans of: Connan Mockasin.
14. Love Inks.
Basically: Stripped down desert-pop.
For fans of: Au Revoir Simone.
Basically: Unhinged, frozen shoegaze.
For fans of: Curve.
12. The Weeknd.
Basically: The dark heart of R’n’B.
For fans of: Solange.
Basically: Epic nods to classic Brit-pop.
For fans of: The Verve.
Basically: Luminous, percussion heavy lo-fi-ness.
For fans of: Glasser.
Basically: Clanging, urban-disaffected indie.
For fans of: Pavement.
8. DZ Deathrays.
Basically: Exploding Grot punk.
For fans of: Jay Retard.
Basically: Spector-ish wall of sound with a hard edge.
For fans of: Camera Obscura.
6. Zoo Kid.
Basically: Grizzly, left-leaning funk.
For fans of: The XX.
5. Niki & The Dove.
Basically: Otherworldly synth sparkles.
For fans of: Fever Ray.
Basically: Elastic New Wave pop.
For fans of: Clor.
Basically: Garage rock with a sun-kissed feel.
For fans of: Black Lips, The Drums.
2. Jai Paul.
Basically: Laptop-aided, psych-pop freak outs.
For fans of: Prince, Twin Shadow.