WAXAHATCHEE Philadelphia-based Katie Crutchfield has already produced a bundle of great emotional, confessional tunes on last year’s bare-bones American Weekend album and the forthcoming Cerulean Salt.
Facebook.com/waxatachee BETTY WHO Sydney native in New York marks her arrival with a bright, brash and bold mixture of à-la-mode indie and timeless pop on her The Movement EP. Somebody Loves You is the one you’ll hear a lot this summer.
Bettywhothemovement.com TAPED RAI Swedish duo Tom Liljegren and Alexander Ryberg may be associated with David Guetta, but their own tunes are far from shabby. Shadow of the Sun and Backyard Animals are superbly pitched pop monsters.