What to Watch Out for This Summer in Music Trends

This summer’s indie scene is all about experimentation and exploration

Jacqueline Jax
3 min readMay 21


Curated by Jacqueline Jax

Summer is a time for fun and relaxation, and what better way to set the mood than with the perfect playlist? As we gear up for another season of sunshine and good vibes, emerging artists are making their mark on the summer music scene with new tracks launching now. They are bringing fresh perspectives and unique sounds that are worth checking out in all genres.

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Here are some Summer music trends to watch out for in 2023:

1. Pop Music with a Twist

Pop music is always popular during summer, but this year it’s taking on a new twist. Emerging artists are experimenting with different music styles, blending genres, and playing with sounds to create unique pop tracks. Fans can expect to hear a mix of influences in modern pop music this summer, ranging from alternative rock to electronic dance music.

2. The Return of Rock

Rock music is back, and it’s bigger than ever. This summer tour season will see some of the greatest rock bands re-appearing. Fans can expect to hear a lot of new music as well as classic rock anthems like tunes already in play from Modern day Outlawm Colton Hagler and The Survival Code. From rock music blended with electronic to classic vibes with modern vocals, the rock scene this summer will be nothing short of epic.

3. Latin Music on the Rise

Latin music has been gaining popularity over the years, and it’s not slowing down anytime soon. This summer, Latin music is set to dominate the charts with artists like Bad Bunny, J Balvin, and Karol G leading the wave. Fans can expect to see more collaborations and fusions with different genres, as Latin music continues to break language barriers and connect with audiences worldwide.

4. Indie Music Exploration

Indie music is all about experimentation and exploration, and this summer’s indie scene is no exception. Fans can expect to hear a mix of different sounds and styles, ranging from lo-fi to high-energy indie rock, as artists push the boundaries of what indie music can be. Some standout artists to look out for include these indie artists leading the AVA Live Radio TW Music Chart.

As the summer heats up, there’s no shortage of music to get excited about. Whether you’re into pop, rock, Latin, or indie, this season’s music trends have something for everyone. Keep your ears open and your playlist updated, and get ready to enjoy the summer with the perfect soundtrack.

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Jacqueline Jax

Radio Host @AVALIVERADIO ❤️ Journalist ❤️ Top Music writer on Medium- Top 5% music podcasts on Spotify. You’ll find inspiration here.