Label: Interscope
Key Track: "Bang! Bang!"

The self-described "Nirvana of rap," this hipster-hop New Orleans duo brought a polished, but still DIY aesthetic to their criminally under-appreciated debut, doing their own production, playing their own instruments, and squeezing themselves into their own skintight jeans. If you hear them Lindsey boys are playing live nearby, do yourself a favor an peep these Knux.

The Knux were originally New Orleans residents, and moved to Hollywood after Katrina to record 3 Days...