The Hit List: 20 Demos, Albums and EP’s You Need to Hear Right Now — January 4, 2016

A new year, and a whole lot of new amazing talent! I wanted to start the year off right, and to do that, I felt that 2016 should be the focus of the first few lists. As such, just to prove how much amazing music slides right below the radar, all of the releases on the Hit List this week came out on or after January 1, 2016. That means that every single one of these dropped in just the last few days ;) If that doesn’t paint a picture of how massive the independent music universe is, then I don’t know what will. Today I’m digging on everything from alternative-rock and metal to jazz and electronic, so check these people out! As always, albums are in no particular order, so let’s start 2016 off right. ;D

1. MetadonnaMetadonna — 2016

2. Volume 1Lilli & Chris — 2016

3. Marked Women EPPetty Morals — 2016

4. Air Me OutFather Figure — 2016

5. Malibu ClassicMalibu Classic — 2016

6. Refuse to Shine — SingleMr.Mountain — 2016

7. I WantThe Buns — 2016

8. Jessie Lee & The AlchemistsJessie Lee & The Alchemists — 2016

9. Dirty LyxxDirty Lyxx — 2016

10. Rained Out EPAugust on Sunday — 2016

11. Sons of Stave (EP)North Hill — 2016

12. Double A-SideThe Mis-Made — 2016

13. Metro Verlaine EPMetro Verlaine — 2016

14. Nervous HabitsPalisades — 2016

15. Drop ItStuck in a Loop — 2016

16. Fly CasualClosed Circuit — 2016

17. XOXOCold Hearts Club — 2016

18. Urban SkiesDaniel Wellens — 2016

19. Afterglow EPSunset 23–2016

20. The Next ChapterEric Grover — 2016

Originally published at adammarxsmind.wordpress.com on January 4, 2016.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store