2013 is poised to be the biggest year for electronic dance music, ever. And sure, it's easy to look at the artists who are established and say "yeah, they'll probably have a great year," but like the best DJs within the EDM scene, you have to stay on the new sounds. Every set needs to be diverse, and new talent crops up all of the time.

We're constantly looking for new sounds, and feel that these 13 artists are on the right track in both talent and drive. They've proven to us that they are capable of flying the flag for their specific genres, and should make 2013 both exciting and memorable. Here are DAD's 13 Artists to Watch for 2013.