EDM has taken over the music industry in the last few decades. Artists like Avicii, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, David Guetta and many more have become the mainstream and common names of electronica. From Electro to Big room to Progressive to Trap, the scene has indeed changed for good since the past decade. New genres keep on developing along with the passing years and coming of raw young talent. Trap, Riddim, Bass House, Dubstep are growing immensely. Read through genres of EDM to make your understanding better.
We at Groovenexus have compiled a list of top 8 most-sought but lesser known international EDM artists.
American DJ, Sam Vogel also the founder and CEO of Bite This, produces Bass House, Chill Trap, and Dubstep. Earlier he used to call himself ‘Escape Dubstep’. He also mixes heavy bass sounds similar to those styles in the 80s and 90s. His debut album The Wise and The Wicked was released un 2018. He receives support from the likes of Zedd, Diplo, Skrillex etc. Released his first single Feel the Volume under Mad Decent, Diplo’s record label.
American DJ Nicholas D. Miller produces music in Trap, Future Bass, and Dubstep genres. Read a dedicated blog on him here.
American DJ Henry Alfred Steinway is the producer of Trap, Grime and Bass genres. A member of the Los Angeles electronic music cooperative ‘WeDidIt‘, Grime released his debut EP Grapes in April 2012. This was followed-up by EP High Beams in July 2013 on Fool’s Gold Records. It ranked on 8th position on Billboard’s Electronic Albums chart, and rank 1 on the iTunes Electronic Chart. He was previously known by the name Clockwork.
Canadian DJ and ethnically a Persian-Ukrainian, Isabelle Rezazadeh is a producer of Electronic, Techno, New Beat, and Dubstep music. She started making music at the age of 16. Mass Manipulation, her 2017 EP won the ‘Electronic Album of the Year’ in Juno Awards 2018. After that in 2018, she released Certain kind of Magic. She released The Silence Is Deafening and Something Wrong Here in 2016, preceded by Insurrection in 2015.
English Songwriter, Singer, and DJ, Stanley Stevenson Byrne (earlier Stan B) produces House, Liquid Drum and Bass, and Glitch Hop. He states that his music is “indebted to the old singer-songwriters of the past, while also challenging traditional expectations for beat-based, electronic music”. Fox Stevenson focuses mostly on music and is rarely into live performances. Cloudhead Records is his own record label. He released his first EP Endless with Firepower Records. Below are his all-time top 10 drops.
Belgium-based Boris Daenen a.k.a Netsky is one of the lesser-known but interesting names in the underground EDM scene. He composes a very different kind of electrifying, vibrant and punchy D+B music with a blend of melancholic melodies. His sophomore album ‘2‘ released in 2012 instantly hit the UK Top 30 and No. 1 in Belgium. It soon touched platinum sales. Nominated for ‘Essential Mix Of The Year’ on Radio One in 2010, he undoubtedly makes for an astounding DJ.
Bianca Latupapua is a Dutch DJ and producer. A home-grown artist from Amsterdam, she was introduced to music at the age of 17. She’s worked with artists like Hardwell, Sidney Samson, and Laidback Luke. She has worked with several artists under record labels like Spinnin’ Records, MIXMASH, Dim Mak, Mad Decent, DIRTY HOUSE, etc. She has chartbusters like ‘Drop It Down Like’, ‘Bring The Trumpets’,‘Bucka’, and ‘Return of the Mack’. In 2006, she released her first solo ‘Plan Bee‘.
New Jersey-based DJ Bobby McKeon is known better as “4B”. Spent 11 years pursuing music, he has made trademark appearances at festivals like Coachella and Ultra Miami. He has also opened sets for Zedd. 4B’s single, Pop Dat (2015) became a typical booty-dropping ode and quickly unfolded as a festival staple across the globe. According to 1001tracklists.com, it became one of the most played trap songs post-release.
These are the 8 among the finest but lesser known international EDM artists in the scene. Do listen to them and drop us a comment below, if you know of anyone more befitting.