Harriet Adeney profiles 10 of the coolest artists from around the world with fewer than 300k monthly listeners.
This list compiles artists from the UK, America, and – of course – Australia.
Dutch Criminal Record
76K monthly listeners
Dutch Criminal Record has 75,977 monthly listeners. They are based in Portsmouth, UK. Their most popular song is “Stuck Between” with 4,327,009 streams on Spotify. But my personal favourite is “00’s Nostalgia”.
129.7K monthly listeners
This band second thoughts have 129,677 monthly listeners. They are based in North London. Their most popular song is “nicotine stains” with 3,030,158 streams on Spotify. My favourite: “new zealand”.
116.3K monthly listeners
Chloe Ament has 116,254 monthly listeners. She is 20 and from Baltimore, she writes songs inspired by books and movies. Her most popular song is “The Water Is Fine”. My pick: “Call Me”.
Flamingos in the Tree
231.7K monthly listeners
Flamingos in the Tree have 231,725 monthly listeners. They were formed in a dorm room in Nevada. Their most popular song is “Take Me by the Hand” from the “sunsets that I had w u” album, released 2022.
310 monthly listeners
Inky Scratches have 310 monthly listeners. Their most popular is “Asphalt”, but my personal favourite is “Damage Control”.
112.1K monthly listeners
Andrew Montana 112,109 monthly listeners. His most popular song is “Strawberry”. My recomendation: “Deep Down” from his 2023 album “Azalea, Holly”.
21.2K monthly listeners
Gully Days has 21,237 monthly Listeners. Their most popular song is “The Others”.
19.2K monthly listeners
Sam McGovern has 19,237 monthly listeners. His most popular song is “Memory”.
3,774 monthly listeners
Isobel Knight has 3,774 monthly listeners on Spotify. Her most popular song is “Up There”, but my favourite is “The World Before Us”. Isobel has just finished a tour in the US.
228.3K monthly listeners
The 046 has 228.353 monthly listeners on Spotify. They are currently touring their “Rhythm & Gutta” album. The 046’s most popular song is “Runnin’ Game”, but try my fave, “Real Enough”.
Listen to the full playlist, compiled by Harriet, on our Spotify.
Featured photo of UK band Dutch Criminal Record courtesy Facebook.