Steve Marion is not your average 23-year-old. Playing over 40 instruments, he's got some real musical prowess, which was first recorded at the mere age of 12.
Hailing from rural Canada, the three members of Rural Alberta Advantage (RAA) first met at an open mic night in Toronto.
Whistling their way into indie hearts a few years ago with their unavoidable, catchy single "Young Folks," this Swedish pop outfit got their start playing together in high school.
The Steve Miller Band has been a world renowned and trusted staple of American rock music for decades, playing a mix of blues, art and psychedelic rock.
The Pinkertones are indie-electro pop sensations, hailing from Barcelona, Spain. They've been around since 2003, after putting together their first album in a small rooftop studio.
Mento is a style of Jamaican music, a calypso-flavored party music greatly used for storytelling.
Alison Krauss, the folk and bluegrass songwriter-fiddler who has warmed the hearts of millions, is one of the most accomplished bluegrass musicians of today.
With a musical style that playfully courts dreamlike sequences of psychedelia, post-punk and funk, Warpaint has quickly made way in the realm of popularity.
Brian Joseph Burton is perhaps better known by his stage name, Danger Mouse.
The Irish rock band Bell X1 has experienced a multitude of changes on the path to the successful spot they currently hold.