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1. If you like Imagine Dragons, try The Kooks.

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Music fans have raved about Imagine Dragons since their hit single, “Radioactive,” from their 2012 album, Night Visions. This band’s blended style resembles that of UK group, the Kooks. The Kooks incorporate a similar pop rock combination that never fails to keep you jamming out. The Kooks have been around since 2004, and are most known for their single “Naive,” off of their 2006 album Inside In/Inside Out, which was used in the soundtrack for 2008 film, 17 Again. To listen to Inside In/Inside Out on Spotify, click here.

2. If you like Walk the Moon, try Vinyl Theatre.

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Walk the Moon has brought 80s influence back into the music scene, and Vinyl Theatre is following closely in their footsteps. Promoting the release of their debut album in 2015, Vinyl Theater joined popular alternative band Twenty One Pilots on a U.S. tour. Fans adore Vinyl Theatre’s use of synthesizers and keyboard, creating a throwback style that never fails to stay fresh. To check out their latest work on Spotify, click here.

3. If you like The 1975, try Turnover.

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Beginning with their self-titled album in 2013, The 1975 has grabbed the attention of fans and critics alike. Their atmospheric, alt-pop tunes backed by clever lyrics never fail to impress. Turnover, much like The 1975, has an chill, indie rock vibe complimented by soothing vocals. Turnover keeps their sound fresh by incorporating pop-punk and dream-pop influences. To listen to their latest album on Spotify, click here.

4. If you like The Chainsmokers, try CHVRCHES.

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If you’re a fan of this duo’s electronic-inspired pop tunes, check out CHVRCHES, a female fronted Synthpop band from Scotland. CHVRCHES is sure to hit home for you if you are into catchy and danceable beats. Formed in 2011, CHVRCHES has two albums and four EPs consisting of well written, synth-driven, catchy pop songs. To check them out on Spotify, click here.

5. If you like BØRNS, try MisterWives.

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MisterWives made their claim to fame by touring as the opening act for Twenty One Pilots in 2015. This alternative group captures that smooth, flowing vibe you love about BØRNS. Incredible voices and beautiful instrumentals work perfectly in harmony to create this group’s unique sound. To check them out on Spotify, click here.

6. If you like Melanie Martinez, try Zella Day.

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If you enjoy Melanie Martinez’s strange style, you will love how Zella Day combines pop with haunting vocals. This alternative artist has done everything from releasing a “Seven Nation Army” cover to appearing in the Insurgent soundtrack. This pop upstart creates sounds that give off an eerie vibe, similar to Melanie. Listen to her latest album on Spotify here.

7. If you like Ed Sheeran, try Passenger.

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Passenger, the working name of British singer/songwriter Mike Rosenberg, toured with Ed Sheeran in 2012. He uses warm acoustic guitars and calm vocals to give off a soothing feeling that enchants listeners. His lyrics are deep and authentic, and he is most famously known for “Let Her Go,” a hit song in 2013 off of his All the Little Lights album. Make sure to check out his most recent record on Spotify, click here.

8. If you like Fall Out Boy, try All Time Low.

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Beginning as a high school band, this group embraces a pop-punk style similar to Fall Out Boy. You can feel the beat pounding in your chest as you jam out to this American rock band. They’ve been touring since their teen years and continue to make music with a punk vibe. Don’t miss out on their latest album, click here to check it out on Spotify.

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