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Artists to Watch in 2024
In 2024, there are several emerging artists to keep an eye on, each making significant waves in the music industry with their unique sound and captivating performances.
Yuhina, a Sikkim-origin, Bangalore-based singer-producer, has been garnering attention with her recent EP “Mnemonic,” which showcases a deeply philosophical and thought-provoking side to her artistry. She has already impressed audiences with her performances at festivals like Echoes of Earth. In 2024, she will be taking her music across the country, supporting New Delhi artist Komorebi in multiple cities between January and February.
Inga, known for her powerful and free-spirited performances, is entering the new year after releasing a hypnotic single, ‘Blown My Cover.’ With a vocal range that immediately commands attention, Inga is likely to make a strong impression on festival and club stages across the country.
Goa-based Signal W, with a Bengaluru connection, has been gaining recognition for their second album, “Wonder How We Got Here,” released in 2023. Their music is a whirlwind journey through electronic, indie, and alternative rock, featuring soulful vocals. They are a band to watch out for in the Indian indie scene.
Gurgaon-based singer-songwriter Aadya Jaswal has a breezy and composed nature to her craft, making her music comforting for listeners. Her latest songs like ‘Hooded Figures’ demonstrate her staying power and her ability to connect with her audience.
Singer-songwriter Saroj Kashyap has been making waves in Bengaluru with her openhearted approach to her music. Her singles like ‘Nargis’ and ‘Rabbithomes’ showcase a range like few other upcoming artists in the region, and we anticipate even greater things from her in the future.
Anticipated Indie Releases of 2024
Several anticipated indie releases are set to hit the music scene in 2024, bringing new sounds and fresh perspectives to audiences.
The Raghu Dixit Project – Shakkar
Folk-fusion artist Raghu Dixit and his band, The Raghu Dixit Project, are gearing up to release their next album, “Shakkar,” in July 2024. Fans can expect a rich, multilingual collection of songs from this globally renowned artist.
Bruce Lee Mani – Ripe
Co-founder and vocalist-guitarist of Bengaluru rock favorites Thermal And A Quarter, Bruce Lee Mani, is set to release a guitar-centric solo album, “Ripe,” in the coming months of 2024. This album pays tribute to guitar heroes and promises delightful instrumental tunes.
The Down Troddence – TBA
The long-anticipated second album from Kannur-origin, Bengaluru-based metal band, The Down Troddence, is in the works. Fans eagerly await the follow-up to their definitive Indian metal songs.
Komodo Jane – TBAEP
New Delhi-based punk/rock band Komodo Jane is preparing to release their debut EP, featuring explosive and much-needed rock tracks. Their performances have already made a strong impression, and their upcoming release is highly anticipated.
With these emerging artists and anticipated indie releases, 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the music industry. Keep an eye out for these talents and their upcoming releases as they continue to make their mark in the world of music.