In Part 3 of DZI: The Voice‘s week long Best Music of 2013 series the hottest new bands are highlighted. An Electronic trio from Scotland, a Motown Hip Hop collective, an all female group hailing from the City of Angels, a Brooklyn based punk rock band, and an Irish adolescent troupe make the list of “Buzzing Bands” that are grabbing the attention of the industry and music fans.
Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook, and Martin Doherty of the Scottish electropop band CHVRCHES released the Recover EP in March and instantly become ones to watch. They are still three months away from dropping their debut studio album, The Bones of What You Believe, and the trio has already appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
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Clear Soul Forces
The city of Detroit has seen rough times over the last few years, but Hip Hop collective Clear Soul Forces is ready to help bring Motown back to the forefront in the music world. E-fave, J-Roc, L.A.Z., and Ilajide started their journey to stardom with the Detroit Revolution(s) LP and the Sound & Vision web documentary featuring Royce Da 5’9”.
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Los Angeles’ Deap Valley has taken advantage of the potential of new media as good as any other indie band. In under a year after releasing their first single “Gonna Make My Own Money” independently, Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards have signed a record deal with Island Records and toured with celebrated English rock band Muse.
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Boston bred Michael Cummings and Noah Rubin met Britain’s Josh Hubbard during a trip to L.A. and decided to form a band together. The threesome relocated to NYC and eventually released the Schemers EP. 10,000 downloads later, they signed with Warner Brothers Records and are currently working on their debut studio album with producer John Hill (Kings of Leon, Shakira).
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Josh McClorey, Ross Farrelly, Pete O’Hanlon, and Evan Walsh aren’t even old enough to drink, but the four teenagers musical influences are mostly 1950’s and 60’s rock and blues legends. While many of their contemporaries are trying to emulate *NSYNC and New Kids On The Block, these Irish boys drew on Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, and The Rolling Stones as inspiration for their breakout EP Blue Collar Jane.
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Next: Best Music of 2013 Part 4 will be published on Thursday, June 27