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Free Music and Great Deals from Artists on the Rise

Rising Stars of 2013

For January we're bringing you our picks for the artists to watch in 2013. We've got a free track from each and all the reasons why we think you'll be hearing their names quite a bit more.

More Artists on the Rise

Rising Stars of 2013 Continued

Chris Wallace

Free Track: "Keep Me Crazy"

Chris Wallace
Why you should check it out: When the hit pop-punk band The White Tie Affair broke-up in 2011 it freed-up lead singer Chris Wallace to pursue a solo career. His first effort is one of the can't miss pop albums released in 2012. The album has been critically acclaimed for its catchy pop hooks, ear worm tendencies, and its distinctly mature take on male pop.
What's up for 2013: With radio play increasing, a packed tour schedule, a music video rapidly picking up views online, and a national ad campaign under his belt Chris is creating fans the old fashioned way with his high energy shows and great songs.

Reminds us of: The Wanted, The White Tie Affair, Maroon 5

Get the Album: MP3:

The Rescues

Free Track: "Did It Really Even Matter?"

The Rescues
Why you should check it out: Indie-rock band the Rescues is comprised of four singer-songwriters coming together in beautiful four-part harmony. The band is pretty unique in the way they all contribute to songwriting and share lead vocal duties. Each of the band's members had experienced at least moderate solo success before the project came together, and they are most definitely better together.
What's up for 2013: With fan-funded album currently in the works to be self-released in 2013 and a ton of TV placement for their music already under their belt, we're betting you hear their name quite a bit more in the upcoming year.

Reminds us of: Imagine Dragons, Glen Hansard, The Head and the Heart


Free Track: "Now or Never"

Why you should check it out: In 2012 you probably heard the song "Tonight is the Night" on a commercial, the radio, or somewhere online and you probably didn't know it was the work of New York MC and singer Richard Andrew aka Outasight. After 7 mix-tapes, an EP, and literally thousands of small shows, Outasight has finally dropped his highly anticipated full-length album Nights Like These. The album is full of the unique mix of hip-hop beats, indie inspiration, pop magic, and New York life that his fans have come to love.
What's up for 2013: With the album released Outasight has been freed up to take his show on the road; with a slot in a major American tour this summer, you're going to be seeing him quite a bit in 2013.

Reminds us of: Gym Class Heroes, Calvin Harris

Get the Album: MP3: $7.99 | CD: $14.02