These are our top picks of the hottest Australian acts for 2019 – keep your eyes and ears locked here!
BREAK OUT : The best, buzzworthy up and comers you need to meet
| A SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS | BUGS | ERTHLINGS | GENESIS OWUSU | LUBOKU |
BREAK THROUGH : The future headliners you should get on your radar
| EVES KARYDAS | KAIIT | KIAN | KWAME | RUBY FIELDS |
A SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS
Hobart’s raucous punk-garage outfit, capturing the urgency and energy of their live show but with an ’80s-tinge.
Brisbane’s happiest punks, wrapping honest, everyday tales of Australiana suburbia into infectiously catchy jams.
Not even out of high school, this Sydney indie-pop four-piece are an absolute force.
Brisbane indie-pop artist blending daring hooks, soaring melodies, and punchy production.
Ghana-born, Canberra-based rapper, packing infectious grooves with poetic, honest songwriting.
Melbourne future-soul and RnB queen with vocals as smooth as honey and flow beyond her years.
Victorian soul-pop wunderkind whose rapid rise from feature artist to future superstar has been immense.
Western-Sydney rapper with his unique brand of genre-bending hip hop.
Melbourne electronic producer-songwriter carving out his own brand of left-field techno.
Sydney indie-punk rocker with a sound that’s instantly catchy, relatable and riff-heavy.