10 Artists Making a Splash at SXSW 2018

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Nolan Knight9/10


Last summer, this 10 New Artists You Need to Know alumni lit up Spotify with "Frustrated," a wobbly showcase for his searing falsetto that proved to be catnip for listeners in search of woozy R&B – it's at 33.5 million streams and counting thanks to its inclusion on playlists like Souled Coffee and Chilled R&B. On his new EP Alterimage, he goes back to his roots in a sense: The longtime fan of John Mayer, Sufjan Stevens and Fleet Foxes strips away the heady vibes of his last EP's songs, reinventing them with single-take recordings that bring piano and strings into the mix. 

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