FIDLAR + Childhood

Critics' choice

The rambunctious, young L.A. garage-rockers of Fidlar pump out snotty, lo-fi songs about smoking weed, getting laid and being broke. The band's recent EP, Don't Try, is a must-listen for fans of Harlem or early Black Lips. Also notable is the band's ability to inspire even the most demure of crowds to toss beers in the air, pogo and shove each other – be warned.