Since the electronic music explosion of the early 2010s, the genre, and the infinite number of subgenres therein, settled into its place in mainstream music consciousness. Though many predicted that a comical oversaturation of DJs would lead to a major fall off in quality, the exact opposite seems to have happened. As 2015 comes to a close, the future of electronic music’s next generation of artists looks as bright as ever.
Thanks in large part to the accessibility of the Internet, it seems as if there’s a new DJ making attention-worthy contributions that demand our collective attention every day. Whether it’s the emergence of new groundbreaking subgenres or the excellent reinterpretations of sounds that are decades old, the electronic music ecosystem is constantly changing and growing in the healthiest way possible.
To aid you in your search for the best new music, we’ve compiled this list of 10 up-and-coming DJs that should be on your radar. The featured artists exhibit electronic music’s awesome sonic diversity, and they are also, for the most part, ridiculously young. Whether they work closely with each other or simply inspire one another from afar, this collection of young talent continues to push the envelope.