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Featured artist: Jack Garratt

There’s no doubt that 23-year-old singer-songwriter Jack Garratt is coming for you. Resistance is futile. Having already won over just about every tastemaker in the land, there's no running from this prolific talent...

Featured artist: Izzy Bizu

With a nod from the BRITs Critics’ Choice and the BBC Music Sound of 2016 poll, Izzy Bizu is set to be a big noise in 2016. Get to know her and her fresh faced pop here before everyone else starts talking about her...

Featured artist: Mura Masa

Mura Masa is 19-year-old songwriter/producer Alex Crossan, an R&B raconteur who sounds like Cashmere Cat having an emotional moment with James Blake. Expect big things in 2016.

Featured artist: Benjamin Clementine

Mercury Prize 2015 nominated singer, songwriter and pianist Benjamin Clementine is a rare and raw soul talent who uses heartbreak, homelessness and reinvention as his muse.

Featured artist: Binker and Moses

Binker and Moses are one of the most formidable new forces in British jazz. They’ve enjoyed a great 2015 with debut LP Dem Ones channeling the spirit of John Coltrane and helping the pair win a MOBO for best jazz act…

Featured artist: Pretty Vicious

Armed with bags of delinquent charisma and enough breakneck riffs to give early Manics a run for their money, there’s no doubt that baby-faced Welsh rockers Pretty Vicious are ready for combat.

Featured artist: Bastien Keb

Multi-instrumentalist Bastien Keb creates dusty, soulful sounds that pay homage to past masters of US funk and jazz including The Meters and Sun Ra. His debut LP, out now, is a wholesome, meaty listen that's not to be missed...

Featured artist: Frances

Flawless vocals, plaintive lyrics and the bare minimum of window-dressing puts Frances' precision pop in the same bracket as Adele and Sam Smith. There's no wonder she's tipped for big things in 2016...

Featured artist: Murlo

Young producer Murlo mixes up soca, grime and UK funky with a deftness of touch unlike no other. Look out for his forthcoming Odyssey EP…

Featured artist: Kite Base

Savages' Ayse Hassan has teamed up with Kendra Frost to explore the outer edges of electronic-led post-punk, using tight bass guitar angles, vocal loops and field recordings to expand their sonic shapes in all directions. Well worth checking...