1. MONOVERSE

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For fans of: Armin van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Mark Sixma

Why you should care: New Jersey producer Monoverse, aka Santos Torres, is a promising young artist whose stock is on the rise within progressive dance circles. The 24-year-old trance disciple has gained recognition for his solid studio work on notable labels like Dutch juggernaut Armada, Coldharbour, Enhanced and Lange, among others. Along the way, his mainstage-ready music has received support from genre pioneers including Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Markus Schulz, Gareth Emery, Cosmic Gate, and more. Monoverse’s signature, forward-thinking style is sure to find tons more fans in 2016.