Lollapalooza India 2023: Next bunch of artists to follow ahead of the extravaganza

Lollapalooza India 2023: Next bunch of artists to follow ahead of the extravaganza

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‘Fearless’ by Taylor Swift, ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ by Arctic Monkeys, ‘Whole Lotta Love’ by Led Zeppelin, ‘The Reason’ by Skrillex, ‘Life Goes On’ by BTS – Have we covered your favourite songs and artists that frequent your playlist yet? 

Is it time to expand your playlist and are on the lookout for similar music to get your groove on? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered! 

Spanning five different genres, including pop, rock, indie, EDM, and alternative music, here are some artists you can tune in to. All you have to do is add them to your playlist, plug & play! 

What’s more, you can watch this fantastic mix of an iconic and trendy array of artists perform LIVE as early as January 28th-29th, 2023, in India! Start next year with a drumroll and big bang at Lollapalooza India 2023 at Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai.

For all the Swifties and avid listeners of Taylor Swift’s music, here’s some music that will strike a chord:

Alec Benjamin – Famous for his track, ‘Let Me Down Slowly,’ Alec also has a newly launched sophomore album, ‘(Un)Commentary,’ that digs deep into the alt-pop genre and certainly doesn’t let you down!

Chelsea Cutler – The American pop singer-songwriter, made us all fall in love with her music with her album featuring ‘you were good to me,’ and ‘this is how you fall in love,’ becoming favourites on the internet.

Prateek Kuhad – Indian pop sensation and a part of former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama’s favourite music line-up from 2019, Prateek’s music has been ruling hearts ever since we laid our eyes and ears on the beauty of ‘cold/mess,’ ‘Tune Kaha’ and ‘Kasoor’! 

If you are a big fan of Rock music AND a Led Zeppelin fan, there’s no one else you’d vibe with better than:

The Strokes - Raw rock and roll heroes of today, NYC-based The Strokes make sure they stroke every inch of our being with their ever-energetic tracks. You can listen to ‘Last Nite,’ their most famous track setting the mood for your mellow days and nights.

Greta Van Fleet – A new-age rock band from Michigan, consisting of lead singer Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka, bassist Sam Kiszka, and drummer Danny Wagner, has already blown away their listeners with their debut single, ‘Highway Tune’ since 2017. It’s an incredibly high-energy track that has been heavily compared to Led Zeppelin’s music. So, if you’re into hard-core rock, this is your chance to discover new songs while still celebrating Led Zepplin’s discography!

Excited at the prospect of indie music by the fabulous Arctic Monkeys? Discover new but familiar beats from:

The Wombats – An English indie rock band, much to the likes of Arctic Monkeys, was born in Liverpool and made their mark this year as they topped the UK charts with ‘Fix Yourself,’ kicking off the year on a high! You can check out their latest album ‘Fix Yourself, Not the World.’

The F16s – Indian quartet is perfect while you search for new alt-pop music as they fill their music with beautiful bass lines and upbeat drums, filling your heart with joy! As they make their way up to the charts with ‘Moon Child,’ entice yourself with their latest and quirky EP, ‘Is It Time to Eat The Rich Yet?’

If you groove to Skrillex’s tunes, you will drop it like its hot to EDM sets by:

Diplo - Newly nominated Grammy musician Diplo is well-known for his antics on social media but loved by all for his ground-breaking party tracks. Never giving us a reason to rest, you can lean on his music while planning your next house party! With ‘Lean On’ and ‘Where Are Ü Now,’ Diplo always gets the party going. 

Apashe – This Belgian-born musician is known for his EDM tracks while he also composes in the hip-hop genre. With gritty basslines and sensational sounds, Apashe is a music producer to look out for! Check out his latest album, ‘Renaissance,’ to dive deep into his discography style.

Zhu – Rising to the limelight with his mysterious persona and appearance in the electronic music ecosystem, Zhu is the creator of some of the best dance tracks to date. With ‘Faded’ and ‘Superfriends,’ get your gang together for one insane night of festival music. You can also check out his collaboration with Skrillex with the song ‘Working for It’!

 If you are an ardent K-Pop fan and a BTS Stan, you would also enjoy songs by:

Jackson Wang -  An ex-member of K-pop boyband Got7, Jackson’s swoon-worthy vocals, and dance moves take the cake. This K-pop icon’s songs are bound to make your heart want more with ‘LMLY’ and ‘100 Ways’ as he presents a minimalistic mix of genres. You can explore more of his music by tuning into his latest album, ‘Magic Man.’

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