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  1. Hazel English, who despite her name is an Australian who lives in America, became an Artist To Watch in these pages four years ago thanks to gleaming guitar-pop songs that applied a '60s sensibility to more recent-vintage indie fare like Beach Fossils and DIIV. She has continued to refine her sound since then while maintaining…
  2. The Texas-via-Minnesota rap producer Cardo has helped make some truly huge songs -- Drake's "God's Plan," Travis Scott's "Goosebumps" -- but he's always been driven toward long-term collaborations and underground passion projects. Cardo has made full-lengths with people like Pi'erre Bourne and Nef The Pharaoh, and he's done some of his best work on Big
  3. Last year, DAWN dropped a stellar experimental R&B record called New Breed that smashed nearly every genre barricade. She continued wowing with an island-influenced double-single, "Ay Papi" / "Slim Thicc," back in November. DAWN is looking to maintain some of that heat in 2020 with another new double-single today.
  4. Led by Toronto-based vocalist and producer Katie Stelmanis, Austra has been making dark, danceable music for nearly a decade now. She's been largely quiet since 2017's excellent Future Politics, but today Stelmanis is back with her first new Austra song in years.
  5. New York rockers the Men announced their new album Mercy earlier this month, and its synth-heavy lead single "Children All Over The World" found them continuing to evolve and refine their sound. But new song "Breeze," which they're sharing today, is classic vintage the Men, an urgently propulsive old-school ripper that shows they still have…