25 new bands you’ll love

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NME Radar Editor Matt Wilkinson has rounded up 25 essential tracks from the best new bands for a special playlist you can hear here. Let’s take a look at the line-up. We begin at 25. Spector. For Fans Of: The Vaccines, The Walkmen, third chances. Mixtape Song: ‘Never Fade Away’.

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24. Alpines. For Fans Of: La Roux, Zola Jesus, icy stares. Mixtape Song: ‘Fossilised’.

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23. Zulu Winter. For Fans Of: Spiritualized, Maccabees, punching the air and crying. Mixtape Song: ‘Silver Tongue’ (demo).

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22. Tashaki Miyaki. For Fans Of: Best Coast, Morrissey, John Hughes. Mixtape Song: ‘Somethin’ Is Better Than Nothing’.

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21. Leopard Of Honour. For Fans Of: Ford & Lopatin, Battles, the books of David Foster Wallace. Mixtape Song: ‘Obelisk’.

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20. Mozart Parties. For Fans Of: Beach Boys, Grizzly Bear, patchwork pop. Mixtape Song: ‘Wish My Thoughts Away’.

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19. Ice Age. For Fans Of: Joy Division, No Age, moshpit injuries. Mixtape Song: ‘White Rune’.

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18. Dirty Beaches. For Fans Of: Suicide, Velvet Underground, David Lynch. Mixtape Song: ‘True Blue’.

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17. Death Grips. For Fans Of: NWA, Black Flag, hardcore. Mixtape Song: ‘Beware’. Check out the full playlist over on the Radar blog.

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16. Love Inks. For Fans Of: The xx, Wild Nothing, love letters. Mixtape Song: ‘Be Brave’.

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15. King Krule. For Fans Of: Jamie T, Joe Strummer, smoking weed. Mixtape Song: ‘Has This Hit’.

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14. I Break Horses. For Fans Of: Cocteau Twins, My Bloody Valentine, star-and shoe-gazing. Mixtape Song: ‘I Kill Love’.

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13. Icona Pop. For Fans Of: Lykke Li, Nicola Roberts, Popjustice.com. Mixtape Song: ‘Nights Like This’.

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12. Eagulls. For Fans Of: Nirvana, Husker Du, breaking things. Mixtape Song: ‘Possessed’.

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11. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. For Fans Of: hot Chip, Gorillaz, decks. Mixtape Song: ‘You Need Me On My Own’.

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10. DZ Deathrays. For Fans Of: DFA 1979, Health, Beavis and Butt-head. Mixtape Song: ‘Yeah’.

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9. Bos Angeles. For Fans Of: The Cure, Panda Bear, tie-dye fabrics. Mixtape Song: ‘Beach Slalom’.

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8. PET. For Fans Of: Brian Wilson, The Beta Band, heavy reading. Mixtape Song: ‘What You Building’. Check out the full playlist over on the Radar blog.

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7. 2.54. For Fans Of: Pixies, Throwing Muses, fuzzbox pedals. Mixtape Song: ‘Creeping’.

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6. Outfit. For Fans Of: Wild Beasts, Roxy Music, film noir. Mixtape Song: ‘Vehicles’.

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5. Childhood. For Fans Of: The Smiths, Felt, teenage dreams. Mixtape Song: ‘Blue Velvet’.

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4. Fractures. For Fans Of: Supergrass, The Libertines, Camden caning. Mixtape Song: ‘Alone’ (demo).

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3. Gross Magic. For Fans Of Graham Coxon, grunge, glamming up. Mixtape Song: ‘Sick’.

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2. This Many Boyfriends. For Fans Of: The Cribs, Orange Juice, teenage diaries. Mixtape Song: ‘Young Lovers Go Pop!’

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1. Howler. For Fans Of: The Strokes, Jonathan Richman, Coffee. Mixtape Song: ‘You Like White Women, I Like Cigarettes’. Check out the full playlist over on the Radar blog.

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