Published: January 2, 2013
By: Jordan Calvano
15. PatrickReza (19)
If you hadn’t noticed by now, PatrickReza is a huge sucker for indie music. The Los Angeles based producer has remixed tracks by artists like M83, Lana Del Rey, and Kimbra, infusing them with blissful womps. Reza has finally begun producing original tracks, proving to everyone that he’s not just a one trick pony.
14. Vexare (15)
Vexare was only fourteen when he exploded onto the dubstep scene with a gritty sound. People couldn’t believe how young he was, but homie didn’t let the pressure get to him at all. Vexare can still bring the heavy, but his style is more polished and complex than ever before.
13. Owen Bones (18)
Whatever they’re putting in Chicago’s water supply is spawning new artists left and right. Owen Bones has tact, vigor, and an endless supply of creativity that’s helped him continually formulate bass-laden tunes. His hip-hop influenced style will have heads bobbin’ like they were filled with hydraulics, and you can literally taste progression in each new bump.
12. Dyro (20)
When your music is getting support and radio play from ubiquitous producers like Hardwell, Sander van Doorn, and Nicky Romero, there’s a good chance you’ve been doing something right. Dyro exploded into EDM’s spotlight in 2012, leaving crowds breathless with his fist-pumping brand of house. The official remix offers keep flooding in for Dyro, and there’s no stopping him anytime soon.
11. Alex Young (15)
Alex Young clocks in at fifteen years old, but is producing at a level well beyond his years. The D.C. based musician has crafted a melodic and ambitious style all his own, while dabbling in self-titled genres like “Pirate Trap Argh,” “Crunk Hype Trap Fuck,” and even “Hood Euphoric.”
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