Nightenjin: Artists to Watch 2021

Artists to Watch 2021

Nightenjin: Artists to Watch 2021

From festivals to live streams and main stages to living rooms; the music industry has experienced unprecedented changes over the past year. Though it all, the rave community grew closer and the importance of dance music only emphasized. Despite the ups and downs and all the hurdles of 2020, these are the artists that pushed through it all to build momentum heading into 2021.

Based on data pulled from other 2021 Artists to Watch lists, we determined this year’s first 10 picks: Papa Khan, Voltra, Knock2, Phonon, Msft, Speaker Honey, Slang Dogs, Sara Landry, Jinx, and Jon Casey. Crossing various genres and styles, these buzz-worthy acts are on the come up and the dance music community is taking notice.

Based on personal taste, Nightenjin staff narrowed down 10 more of our favorite rising artists: Bleu Claire, Ipsiom, Hellbound!, Ace Aura, Prayer Handz, Rossy, Haus of Panda, Freak On, Farrah, and Slowpalace. These promising names in dance music have caught our attention on their own terms with innovative productions and unmistakeable flair.

Nightenjin has stayed ahead of the curve with Artists to Watch picks in recent years. Names like Lizzy Jane, Jeanie, Cloverdale, Masteria, Nostalgix, and more have graced our lists in the past and now they’re taking over. And let’s not forget our friends of the label, sure to make us proud in 2021 — shoutout Adame, Yøungbløød, Achilles, and the rest of our Nightenjin family!

Until we’re able to dance together again, check out these Artists to Watch in 2021! Follow them, stream them, buy their music — and go!

Update: Check out the Spotify Playlist we curated featuring all the artists mentioned.

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Papa Khan
Papa Khan

Data-Driven List

Papa Khan

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Voltra

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Knock2

SoundCloud | Spotify | Twitter | Instagram

Phonon

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Msft

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Speaker Honey

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Slang Dogs

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Sara Landry
Sara Landry

Sara Landry

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Jinx

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Jon Casey

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Bleu Clair
Bleu Clair

Nightenjin Crew Picks

Bleu Claire

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Ipsiom

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Hellbound!

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Ace Aura

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Ace Aura
Ace Aura

Prayer Handz

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Rossy

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Haus of Panda

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Freak On

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Farrah

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Slowpalace

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Hellbound!
Hellbound!

Adame

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Yøungbløød

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Achilles

SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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