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12 Artists From Asia You Should Really Be Listening To

There's plenty of talent on the largest continent on Earth, guys.

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1. Disco Hue

Where they're from: Singapore

They are: A four-piece electronic pop band

Listen: If you enjoy music by Chvrches

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Suggested tracks: Gotta Find You, I'll Be Waiting, Plastic Hearts

2. The fin.

Where they're from: Japan

They are: A four-man indie rock band

Listen: If you're in an ethereal mood

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Suggested tracks: Night Time, You Can See It In The Blue, Through the Deep

3. The Impatient Sisters

Where they're from: Malaysia

They are: An indie-folk trio comprised of three sisters

Listen: On chill-out Sundays or on long journeys

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Suggested tracks: Hey There Young Sailor, Comets and Stars, The Ark

4. L'Alphalpha

Where they're from: Indonesia

They are: A six-piece alternative rock group who also sings in their native language Bahasa Indonesia

Listen: If you enjoy listening to beautiful male and female voices crooning in sync

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Suggested tracks: Future Days, Gema, Luka,Waktu,Manusia

5. Take Two

Where they're from: Singapore

They are: An all-male indie band

Listen: If you're a fan of infectious, sing-along alternative tunes

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Suggested tracks: In Your Arms, Ariel, Luna

6. The Solutions (솔루션스)

Where they're from: Korea

They are: An all-male indie band

Listen: If you're a fan of bands like Simple Plan and The Wombats

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Suggested tracks: Movements, Tonight, (I Couldn't Be) Your One

7. Rich Chigga

Where he's from: Indonesia

He is: A 17-year-old hip hop artist

Listen: If you enjoy mad catchy rap in general

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Suggested tracks: Dat $tick, Seventeen, Who That Be

8. PeterCat Recording Co.

Where they're from: India

They are: A four-piece gypsy jazz band

Listen: If you're into distinct, jazz-flavored tunes which remind you of being at a circus

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Suggested tracks: Happiness, Pariquel, The Clown on the 22nd Floor

9. Pleasantry

Where they're from: Singapore

They are: An indie quintet

Listen: If you feel like listening to some upbeat alternative music

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Suggested tracks: False Realities, Habit, Take It In

10. Enterprise

Where they're from: Malaysia

They are: A five-piece male band

Listen: If you want to hear what a mash-up of Daft Punk, Muse and Joy Division sounds like

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Suggested tracks: Dreams, On A Mission, Cécile La Lumière

11. LITE

Where they're from: Japan

They are: An instrumental rock group

Listen: If you appreciate solid guitar riffs and music that's used in travel videos

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Suggested tracks: Echolocation, D, Nomad

12. Hyukoh (혁오)

Where they're from: Korea

They are: An indie rock quartet

Listen: If you're into dreamy soft rock tunes sung in both English and Korean

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Suggested tracks: Comes and Goes, Panda Bear, Settled Down

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