Kurt Vile’s 5th studio album Wakin on a Pretty Daze,
Strong melodies and memorable sound.
Check out HAIM's Days Are Gone, first album. Good vocals and cool bass lines - http://haimtheband.com
Only 17 (!) is a New Zealand singer songwriter with a style all her own, I saw her on the Jools Holland tv show and I was impressed. She has topped charts with her first EP The Love Club and singles Royals. Interestingly her mother is a poet. Her debut album Pure Heroine, was released Sept 2013. http://lorde.co.nz/