Sounds like: Funky, psychedelic house.
For fans of: Daft Punk, Justice
Need to know: Aside from their astounding string of singles last year, the pair of producers also worked with Frank Ocean on his recent singles ‘Lens’, ‘Biking’ and ‘Chanel’. Not a bad track record, then.
Essential track: ‘Hear This’
From: New York City, USA
Sounds like: Korean-American electropop with minimalist, house-flavoured beats.
For fans of: Jessy Lanza, Arca
Need to know: In a recent Pitchfork interview, the 24- year-old revealed she first chose to sing in Korean because she “didn’t want people to understand what she was talking about”.
Essential track: ‘raingurl’
Sounds like: An industrial dystopia populated by huge drums, stuttering synths and grizzled vocals.
For fans of: Crystal Castles, Ministry
Need to know: Johann Rashid was signed by Julian Casablancas to his Cult Records label after the Strokes man saw a video of him hanging upside down at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom.
Expect wild things at every single show.
Essential track: ‘Take Down The House’
Sounds like: Gorgeous grooves and hypnotic riffs collide for an oh-so funky cocktail.
For fans of: LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip
Need to know: The duo’s two initial offerings – ‘Gone As A Friend’ and ‘Going West’ – hint at a pair who know their way around an intoxicating rhythm or two.
Essential track: ‘Going West’
From: Copenhagen, Denmark
Sounds like: Chilled-out pop laced with jazzy hooks and hazy synths
For fans of: James Blake, Off Bloom
Need to know: The Danish producer, real name William Asingh, worked with fellow Scandinavian export MØ on her latest EP ‘When I Was Young’ – adding his latin-flavoured production to a
handful of tracks.
Essential track: ‘Falling’