Are you tired of the same old EDM tracks doing the rounds at festivals? We don’t blame you. However, you will be surprised to find out that this genre is bursting with many upcoming Indie artists from across the world.
Here are our 10 favorite Indie Electronica producers you definitely must watch out for in 2014. Plug in your earphones, shut the world and just encompass yourself to a world of rollicking music.
Free Formation is a fusion band from Kerala, India. The band is led by DJ Savyo, who has over 16 years of experience in the electronic music industry. Most of their tracks combine Electronic music with traditional Indian instruments ranging from percussion and violin to the tabla and keyboards.
The Act’s Music
The Act’s Music is a succulent fusion of Indian melodies and funk grooves. With subtle overtones of Electronica and vocals in English and Kannada, the band is immensely popular among the Indie music lovers. They have performed at more than 1500 concerts around the globe.
Rahul Giri aka _RHL’s creations encompass everything; including House, Techno, Hip-Hop, Funk, Trip-Hop, Electronica, Drum and Bass, and Ambient music. An Electronic music producer from Bangalore, he is the other half of the Down-Tempo/Electronica act Sulk Station.
If you are craving some seamless Electronic music, do check out tracks by London-based duo Disclosure (Guy Howard and Lawrence). Their soulful brand of House music will get you hooked.
Get down with “Latch”.
If he’s not on your playlist yet, tune in to his channel and get ready to be blown away. His debut album Just Movement has continuously gained great momentum since its release. His single Global Concepts reached #33 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in early 2013. Delong uses MIDI interfaces, a full drum set, guitar, drum pads, keyboards, laptops and game controllers to create the energetic tunes.
Harley Edward Streten or Flume’s name has been creating a buzz over the last few months. This Aussie producer’s tunes are surprisingly mature, and they feature a unique blend of funky, House-flavored Electronica.
Chill out with this track.
Absolutely cerebral. Magnus August Høiberg, also known as Cashmere Cat, is a Norwegian musician. His tracks are a potent mixture of futuristic harmonies and delicate melodies.
Check out the infectious track With Me.
Oh! Did you want to dance? Check out STRFKR, a riot of funky sounds with a Disco vibe. Give a chance to this American Electronic band from Portland. You will not be disappointed.
Jive in style to this track by STRFKR.
Lo-fi, moody beats with smooth vocals, Purity Ring’s music will satisfy your aural senses. The Canadian music duo will definitely transport you to a state of bliss.
Let Obedear entrance you.
Get ready to hit the dance floor with Goldroom AKA Josh Legg’s insane tracks. Lush beats and melodic Dubstep, Goldroom’s sound comes as a pleasant surprise. The slow-burning Pop tunes are an instant mood-lifter.
Pump-up your day with Embrace.
Craving for some more? The Great Indian October Fest has an awesome Indie Electronic line-up this year. Here’s your chance to witness Free Formation, The Act’s Music and _RHL live in concert. Get your tickets to TGIOF, now!