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Junk Science – Baje One on the mic and DJ Snafu with his MPC combined create a plethora of dust and static strewn over rumbling, admirably imperfect hip-hop beats on this Brooklyn duo’s forthcoming maxi-single.

The Winks – Primarily cello, mandolin, vocals, and percussion, the duo’s setup might be void of any instruments traditionally used within rock music, but their hook-laden song structure keeps the spirit of the genre firmly in place.

Iris – She may be the least established artist on Monika Enterprise’s 4 Women No Cry Vol. 2, but her sweeping synth chords and indie-tinged vocals hint at a not-so-obsucre future for this lady.

Ilkae – The duo’s sound can best be described as a pairing of video game blips and bleeps with hip-hop and electronic, and it never stays in one place very long on their third and final release for Merck Records.

Yasushi Miura – Video games meets rave in the work of prolific Japanese artist who is best known for his work as the graphic and sound artist with a taste for speedy beats and crunchy soundscapes.