• 11


    We've only heard two songs from New Zealand's Leisure, but their smooth and funky sound had us hooked from the opening bass riff and airy vocals of "Got It Bad." Where that song took us on a psychedelia-tinged journey through a red hot desert, "Hot Love" was more like sauntering along the beach with a girl on your arm.

    Thus far, Leisure have gone about their rollout like Jungle, expertly blending a timeless sound and a touch of mystery—whether or not they can take it to the next level is a question to be answered in the rest of 2015.