The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013 Bands/Musicians

The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

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List Criteria: Only bands and artists who started gaining mainstream acclaim and/or buzz band (or rapper) status in 2013

This is a list of the best new bands and artists of 2013. If you live in a city, the chances are that you are out on the weekend (nearly every weekend it feels like) hearing more new bands. Well this is a list of the great new bands and artists that you may not have heard of (or more likely have never seen live), but we're going to highlight which of these bands and artists will be the acclaimed stars of tomorrow.

Some bands come and go, but it is the listener's job to determine if these bands are here to stay. Support the ones you love and let the others fall short and get a real job. 2013 saw the release of up-and-coming bands such as La Luz, a girl group who rocks out to fuzzy beach pop, as well the songs that lit up Top 40 radio by the likes of the Neighbourhood and Capital Cities. Many other new bands have come out guns blazing, ready and willing to do what it takes to be the next musical superstar. 
 
Was 2013 a great year for new and emerging artists? Was 2013 the best year for up and coming musicians who could be the rock stars of tomorrow? Take a look at this list and see what new bands are on the cusp of greatness. If you haven't heard of these outfits, strap on your headphones and give their music a listen! 

This is the list of the best new bands of 2013. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think should be called the breakout band or artist of 2013. If you notice a band or artist missing from this list, feel free to add them.
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    Bad Blood

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    Pure Heroine, The Love Club EP, Royals / White Noise: Live from the BRITs ...

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    In a Tidal Wave of Mystery, Breathe, Capital Cities

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    Twenty One Pilots is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Twenty One Pilots

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    The Bones of What You Believe, Recover EP, Gun (Remixes)

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    The 1975

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    Ascension

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    Days Are Gone

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    Acid Rap, Confident, Songs from Scratch: Paranoia

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    Secondhand Rapture

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    Nonono is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Nonono Pumpin Blood

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    Sweet Disarray, From Nowhere, Compliment Your Soul

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    Young Scooter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Young Scooter Street Lottery

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    Tumbleweed Wanders is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Tumbleweed Wanders Worn Down Welcome

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    White Arrows is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    White Arrows Dry Land Is Not A Myth

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    Mason Jar

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    The Colourist, Lido, The Colourist

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    Saintseneca is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Saintseneca Last

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    Major Arcana

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    Ghost Loft is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Ghost Loft Seconds, So High

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    Celestial Shore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Celestial Shore 10x

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    Tyler Bryant & the Shakedo... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown From the Sandcastle

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    Majical Cloudz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Majical Cloudz Turns Turns Turns

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    Iceage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Iceage New Brigade

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    Awkward

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    Sun Structures

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    Bigfoot

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    A$AP Ferg is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    A$AP Ferg

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    Midcity

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    Honey

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    Fidlar

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    Light Up Gold

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    Walking With Giants, Young Heart, Where the Kids Are

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    Cloud Control is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Cloud Control Dream Cave

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    Clear Soul Forces is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Clear Soul Forces Detroit Revolution​(​s)

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    Woman

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    When It Was Now, Through the Glass, Trojans

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    Damp Face

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    Alice Boman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Alice Boman

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    Young Rich Niggas

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    All Dogs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    All Dogs

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    Pure Bathing Culture is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Pure Bathing Culture Pure Bathing Culture, Moon Tides

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    Gunns & Drums is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

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    Gunns & Drums Rhythm and folk songs for modern hippies

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    The Lords Of Flatbush

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    Howlin'

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    World's Fair is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    World's Fair Bastards of the Party

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    Tweens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best New Bands & Artists of 2013

    Tweens Rattle & Rollin

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    I'm Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

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