Name Day Genre Grade Richard Song I Like Notes
(Sandy) Alex G sun singer/songwriter C+ Proud He sounds like Sean Lennon. Occasional guitar player for Frank Ocean.
100 gecs sat indie B money machine Weird pop/experimental. Lots of distortion and effects.
21 Savage sat trap B a lot He's the British guy that pretended to be from like Atlanta, lol.
88rising’s Double Happiness sat rap B+ Midsummer Madness Asian rap collective, formerly known as CXSHXNLY. The music is definitley hit or miss. A lot of yelling. They have an interesting slide show.
Adam Port sun electronic C+ Café Des Schicksals Kind of trippy, sonic chill. Could be good live, maybe a little boring.
Alec Benjamin sun pop B+ Let Me Down Slowly Sounds like One Direction
Ali Gatie sun singer/songwriter B It's You Pretty good singer/songwriter stuff. Some of it is hip hop (Drake).
Altın Gün sun trippy funk C- Tatli Dile Guler Yuze Funky Turkish music. On headphones, it's fine, but live, it could be really interesting, or be super boring!
Amber Mark fri r&b C What If 90s r&b
Amyl and the Sniffers fri punk C+ I'm Not a Loser It's fun, but by song 4, I'm good. It's definitely a hit and quit.
Anitta sat latin pop B- Machika Sounds like what Madame X was attempting.
ANNA sat dj C Odd Concept Kind of sounds like very early Aphex Twin.
Anna Calvi sat pop A- y Hunter, As a Man Sexy pop rock. This should be a good set.
Ari Lennox sun r&b C- BMO Kind of 90s r&b, but more like late 90s. J Cole guests on Shea Butter baby.
Aya Nakamura sat french pop C Pookie Sounds like latin pop, but in French. Live set is probably boring, but she's very stylish.
BADBADNOTGOOD sat jazz A+ Tone's Rap Jazz band. Mostly instrumental, but random-ish-ly they have a song with Ghostface.
Banda MS sun oompa loompa B- Mi Razon De Sur Could be fun.
beabadoobee sat indie rock B She Plays Bass They sound like the Sundays. I love that they have a song called I Wish I Was Stephen Malkmus.
Beach Bunny fri indie rock C- Prom Queen Indie rock with a woman singer. Kind of samey samey.
Beach Goons sat indie rock C- She's Dead Regular indie/punk. I'm not feeling it.
Bedouin sun edm C y Straight to the Heart Middle of the road EDM.
Big Sean fri rap A- y Champions Kanye could show up.
Big Wild sun dj B+ y Aftergold Really fun dance music
BIGBANG fri rock C Right Beside You Regular rock. Not super impressive, but it might be nice between DJ and rap sets.
Bishop Briggs sun singer B- Never Tear Us Apart Great cover of INXS's Never Tear Us Apart. Sort of Katy Perry/Halsey. Bald white lady, so clearly she's edgy, lol.
black midi sat rock D n/a Wild rock, progressive, instrumental.
Black Pumas sun dj C Fire Kind of like Thievery Corporation. Very "cool", maybe a little boring.
Black Coffee sat dj C+ LaLaLa Bangers. Usher and David Guetta.
BROCKHAMPTON fri hip hop C- 1999 Wildfire Mid tempo rap/r&b. All of their songs sond the same.
Calvin Harris fri super dj B+ Slide (with Frank Ocean) When the song come up in the cluhb, put it up, put it up, put it up.
Caribou sat dj B- Home Sample-heavy pop. Home is very fun and catchy.
Cariño sun indie A :( Pop rock in Spanish. I want to be fluent in Spanish so I can love them more.
Carly Rae Jepsen sat pop A Call Me Maybe Call Me Maybe, plus solid, fun pop jams.
Cashmere Cat fri dj C+ Throw Myself a Party Ariana Grande, Major Lazer make appearances.
Channel Tres sun rap D Brilliant Nigga Poetry-heavy rap
Charli XCX fri pop A 1999, Boys She has songs with Christine and the Queens and Lizzo. Also 1999 and Boys are great songs. Plus Boom Clap.
Chelsea Cutler sat singer A you were good to me High quality singer songwriter music. Club bangers and quiet ballads. Good stuff!
Chicano Batman fri indie C Freedom is Free Street Fair rock. I feel like we saw them at Coachella before, and we were not impressed.
Chris Liebing sat dj C+ y In Memory Rave DJ stuff
City Girls fri rap B JT First Day Out Girl rap group. They look pretty wild.
Code Orange fri metal B+ Underneath Full on heavy metal. Yes!
Conan Gray sun singer A Checkmate Emo cute boy singer songwriter. Gay guy!
Crumb sun indie C- Nina Kind of like Portishead. The singer is very sleepy sounding.
Cuco sat indie A- Lo Que Siento Dorky, mid-tempo singer songwriter pop.
DaBaby sat trap D Suge I don't think I'm interested in this. He's like a modern 50 Cent.
Damian Lazarus fri house C Spirals House music with some world music influence.
Daniel Caesar sun r&b C LOVE AGAIN Frank Ocean-esque r&b.
Danny Elfman sat soundtracks A+/F y Batman theme Hopefully a lot of Batman/Nightmare Before Christmas and minimal Oingo Boingo
Daphni fri house C y Poly Regular house.
Dave sun rap/r&b B- Location He has a song with Drake. British guy, kind of trap but more intellectual than that. I really like it.
Denzel Curry sun rap D CLOUT COBAIN Regular trap.
Detlef sun house C y Music Please Regular house.
Disclosure sat indie B- Magnets (Lourde), F For You (Mary J Blige) Very good chance like, Sam Smith or Lourde will show up.
Dixon sat dj C Home It's good dance music, I guess, but very generic.
DJ Koze sat dj C Planet Hase The music is pretty dull, but Tidal calls him "one of the most adventerous and consistently entertaining techno producers…"
DJ Lord sat hip hop B- Terrowrist Public Enemy's current DJ, OMG! He has a song with Kool Keith. I think the rest is mostly instrumental hip hop.
Doja Cat sun hip hop C+ Say So Lil Kim x Niki Minaj
Dom Dolla sun dj B- Define DJ music. It's a little more fun that some of the others.
Duck Sauce sun edm C+ Barbara Streisand There's the B Streisand song… The other stuff is fun.
Duke Dumont sun house C+ y I Got U Poppy house. Sahara tent, for sure.
Ed Maverick sun singer songwriter C+ Acurrucar Sad-sounding acoustic guitar music, in spanish.
ela minus fri indie D Ceremony Mousy, whispery beep boop music. Really dull. Would be nice at a Starbucks, I guess.
Ellen Allien sat edm C- n/a AFX-ish electronica
Emo Nite sat a party? A n/a I guess it's some kind of party. The promo for it plays My Chemical Romance, so…
Emotional Oranges sun indie C+ Don't Be Lazy I guess it's a band with a girl singer. Music is "cool", hip-hop ish.
Epik High sun k-pop C Don't Hate Me It's fine Korean pop music. Richard hates them.
Erick Morillo fri dj C Live Your Life Middle of the road house.
Ezra Collective sat jazz B What Am I to Do? British hip-hop jazz group.
Fatboy Slim sun super dj A y Praise You I hope he plays something from Here Lies Love.
FKA twigs sun singer B sad day Hip hop Kate Bush
Floating Points sat electronic C+ Last Bloom Quiet instrumental electronic music
Flume sat indie B- Never Be Like You Mura Masa
Fontaines D.C. sat punk C Roy's Tune Regular, old-school punk. Some of their stuff is surprisingly good. Almost like Hold Steady.
Frank Ocean sun r&b D Thinkin Bout You Frank Ocean is boring.
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib sat rap C Freestyle Shit Regular rap. Production is actually pretty good.
Friendly Fires fri dance C y Offline Indie dance music. Kind of sounds like disco sometimes.
GG Magree sat indie B- One By One Ke$ha x Billie Eilish. She also does a Marilyn Manson cover.
girl in red sat indie rock B I need to be alone. Low-fi Casbah rock. Girl (in red) singer. Some of these songs are GREAT.
Giselle Woo & the Night Owls fri singer C Azul Traditional Spanish lite-rock/ballads.
GRiZ fri dj B- My Friends and I Fun DJ stuff. Kind of Girl Talk meets Skrillex.
Guy Laliberté sun dj C Meandres Weird keyboard stuff. Some of it is pretty minimal, sometimes it sounds like 80s instrumental.
Hatsune Miku fri indie/j-pop B+ Who?! Cornelius-like. It's super fun.
Hayden James sun dj C Something About You Typical DJ dance music. There's an ODESZA remix.
Hot Chip sat indie C Spell Why are they popular?
IDLES fri rock C- Dan Nedelko British rock band. Kind of punk.
Inner Wave sat indie C Whoa Sounds like Hot Chip. The vocalist is so dull.
J.I.D sun rap B+ 1993 Some of it is trap, some of it is more interesting hip hop, he has a good flow.
Jai Wolf sat dj B Starlight Big DJ sound, Odesza-esque
Jayda G fri dj/disco B Stanley's Get Down DJ that plays a lot of disco-esque music. It's very listenable.
Jessie Reyez sun r&b B IMPORTED, CRAZY She has a nice voice. Kind of whispery. Does a great cover of Patsy Cline's Crazy.
Joji sat singer B Sanctuary, Midsummer Madness part of 88Rising. Sounds like Zayne.
Kim Petras fri pop C+ Icy Slightly more edgy than Charli XCX and Carli Rae Jepsen.
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard fri rock B- Rattlesnake Psycedelic rock, I guess. It's good prgramming music if you don't mind being stressed out.
Koffee sat pop B- Rapture Island pop. Kind of a poor person's Rihana.
Kruder & Dorfmeister sat dj/hip hop C High Noon Starbucks hip hop
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu sun j-pop B PONPONPON Japanese singer. MUST SEE for PONPONPON.
Kyle Watson fri edm C- The Lion in My Head Basic edm with and without vocals
Kynda Black fri edm C n/a Kind of sounds like very early Aphex Twin?
L'Impératrice fri indie B- Parfum theremine French disco pop. Very fun to listen to. Parfum theremine sounds like Get Lucky.
Lana Del Rey sun singer A+ Brooklyn Baby The best.
Lane 8 fri house B Midnight Poor man's Calvin Harris. I really like the song Midnight.
Lauren Daigle sun singer B y Rescue She sounds like Adele.
Ленинград (Leningrad) sun dj B- Gold I'm not sure what this is. Zero info on the site, but ther have a funcky dance/rap video... in Russian?
Lewis Capaldi fri singer C+ Hold Me While You Wait Singer songwriter. Kind of Niall Horan but more chill. Takes himself very seriously.
Lil Nas X sun rap D Old Town Road I don’t think I can even.
Lil Uzi Vert sun trap C That's a Rack Trap. I'm trapped! I predict Sahara tent, and we won't be able to get within a mile of the stage.
Lost Kings fri super dj C+ First Love First Love is great. All songs have guest singers. Could be a good set.
Louis the Child sun indie C It's Strange Modern indie/dj stuff. Neo-dubstep lite.
Luttrell sun house C n/a The guy has a curly mustache, so points off for that…
Madeon fri super dj C+ Pay No Mind I guess he's a producer. The music is hooky but like modern edm. He has a man bun.
Malaa fri dj C+ Made in France House music. He samples old school rap, like Notorious BIG.
Mannequin Pussy sat rock C Patience Grunge rock.
Mariah the Scientist sun singer C- y Beetlejuice I guess she sounds like Rihanna or someone like that. The music is dull and samey samey.
Marina sun indie C+ Orange Trees From Marina and the Diamonds. Up-beat weird-pop. Influenced by Kate Bush.
Masego sat hip hop B Navajo Some hip hop, some jazz, singing and rapping. I really like the song Navajo.
Matoma sat super dj B Old Thing Back (with Notorious BIG and Ralph Tresvant) Super upbeat, catchy songs with guest stars.
Megan Thee Stallion fri rap B+ Hot Girl Summer She has a song with Nicki Minaj, Da Baby and Chance the Rapper. Song on Queen and Slim.
Melé fri dj B+ Angorra Really interesting instrumental stuff. Kind of African sounding.
MIKA sat pop A Grace Kelly His new album is pretty self-indulgent, but I'm cure there will be some great live moments.
Monolink sun edm B- Swallow Good dance music. Some of it has vocals. I think "Monolink" is the singer…
Mura Masa sun indie B- Lovesick If I never go to Mira Mesa again, it'll be too soon. Oh, Mura Masa, right, different thing.
NIKI fri singer C+ lowkey Poor man's Mariah Carey, also minus the high notes. She's somehow associated with 88rising.
Nilüfer Yanya sat rock B+ Heavyweight Champion of the Year St Vincent
Noname sun rap D All I Need Really boring cutesy rap.
Olivia O’Brien sun singer C- Fuck Feelings Middle of the road r&b/pop. Not exciting.
Omar Apollo fri singer C- Brakelights Emo cute boy singer songwriter. I kind of hate his songs…
ONYVAA sat dj C y n/a Regular house DJ. She has a cool modular synth video on youtube.
Orville Peck sat rock B+ Turn to Hate Blues/country-ish bar music. Vocally, the guy is Johnny Cash meets Cornershop.
Pabllo Vittar sat pop B Garupa Drag queen pop singer. YASS Bring it!
Paco Osuna sat house C Longituden Regular dj
Peggy Gou fri house C+ It Makes You Forget Korean female dj. I like her take on house. Very polished and interesting.
Pink Sweat$ fri r&b B- Coke and Henny pt 2 His music is kind of bland, but his visual style is a lot of fun.
Princess Nokia fri rap B+ y Tomboy Oh man, we were so earwormed with Tomboy last time she played Coachella.
PUP fri rock B- Kids Pixies x The Hold Steady
Rage Against the Machine fri rap rock lol B y Killing in the Name Of They're really not that different than Linkin Park or Limp Bizkit, but they are sort of a must see this year.
Raveena sat r&b C- Temptation Whispery vocals, jazzy grooves. Not interesting.
Rex Orange County fri indie B Loving is Easy He has the hit song Loving is Easy. The rest of his stuff is fine. Guy and a guitar.
Rich Brian fri rap C+ Dat $tick Indonesian rapper. Related to 88rising, worked with Ghostface Killah.
Roddy Ricch sat trap C- Bacc Seat Regular trap. I like Bacc Seat, with Ty Dolla Sign.
Run the Jewels fri rap F Run the Jewels Zero appeal. Their one fun thing is they have a song and an album called Run the Jewels. The eponomous trifecta.
Sahar Z sun dj C y Ollie Regular house dj.
Sama’ sat edm C Recue Regular electornic dj. She has a video performing in her living room with friends sitting on bean bags.
Sampa the Great sun rap/r&b B Black Girl Magik I'm getting a little Lauren Hill vibe. She has a fascinating accent.
Sara Landry sat dj C y Wait Regular house dj.
Sasha Sloan sat singer C+ Faking It Mostly mid-tempo songs. Kind of in the realm of Lana Del Rey. She did a song with Odesza.
Satori sun ambient sounds C- Kind of Midnight Literally just ambient sounds.
SebastiAn sun electronic C+ Sober Kind of like Royksopp
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 sat jazz/Nigerian music C- Think Afrika Saxophone, some singing, lots of percussion. It's that music that's playing when I'm trying to get a snack at the Arepas stand.
Skegss sun rock C+ Save it For the Weekend Kind of 90s rock. Like Everclear. They have a music video, and I watched the whole thing.
SLANDER sun pop B Superhuman Pop/dubstep. Superhuman has a great hook. I don't envision buying a Slander album, but I bet their live show will sound good.
Sleaford Mods fri punk D Kebab Spider British punk and they also rap. It's pretty gross.
slowthai fri rap C Deal Wiv It British rapper. He did a song with Mura Masa.
Snail Mail sat rock B- Speaking Terms I think Snail Mail is great, but their songs are super samey samey.
Steve Lacy sat r&b C Only If Very middle of the road r&b, lite-rock. His voice is barely passable for a professional singer.
Summer Walker sat r&b C I'll Kill You Slow r&b, but she has a good style. There's a song with Usher. I like that she has a song called I'll Kill You, but it's not that interesting.
Swae Lee sat hip hop B Sunflower (with Post Malone) He's worked with a lot of current stars. Guaranteed someone will show up.
Tchami sat dj C+ y Made in France Good house.
Testpilot sat rock C- Endorphins Surprisingly hard hard rock for Coachella. Kind of cheesy, though.
The Chats fri rock C- Temperature Australian indie rock. Wannabe Sex Pistols.
The Comet Is Coming sat jazz B- Lifeforce Part 2 Futuristic jazz. It sounds good.
The HU fri rock B+ The Great Chinggis Khaan Mongolian Metal-ish band.
The Martinez Brothers fri dj C+ No Fear (with Donna Missal) House music for a gay club.
The Murder Capital sat rock C+ More is Less Pretty aggressive rock. Very serious, but good quality.
The Regrettes fri rock B+ California Friends, Don't Stop Me Now (Queen) Mostly girl band. Kind of pop punk. Great Queen cover. They seem fun!
Thom Yorke | Tomorrow's Modern Boxes sat indie B The Eraser Radiohead exhausts me these days, but Thom still has a great voice, and his solo stuff tends to be much easier to digest.
Tiga fri dj C Sunglasses at Night NOT to be confused with Tyga the Lil-Wayne-adjecent rapper. :(
TNGHT fri electronic C+ Bugg'n Crazy electronic music.
TOKiMONSTA fri super dj B Put It Down Korean female super dj/producer. Anderson .Paak guests on Put It Down. Very current sounding hip-hop/trap.
Travis Scott sat trap C- Sicko Mode It's trap. (shrug)
Viagra Boys sun indie rock B- Sports Funny rock band. There's at least one cute guy in the band.
VNSSA fri dj C y Creatures Standard thump thump music.
Weyes Blood sat singer B Andromeda She kind of sounds like Florence. The accompanying music is great! Maybe a little low eng, but good.
Whipped Cream sat rap B- So Thick They have a song on Birds of Prey. Kind of a VERY light die Antworp.
Yaeji sat singer C One More Pop music, some in Korean. Most of it sounds Starbucks "cool".
YBN Cordae fri rap C y Locationships A very light, easy to digest version of Kanye.
YUNGBLUD sun rock/pop B+ Falling Skies He's super goth. I'm curious. Songs on 13 Reasons Why (season 2 and 3)