Rising Stars: Publications Featuring Up-and-Comers

By IssuuNovember 13, 2018Last updated on July 1, 2019Editorial

Rising Star Publications 

Whether they’re new to the music scene or gaining a large local following, rising stars are making their voices heard. The world is full of fresh and vibrant new talent and luckily, some fabulous publishers on Issuu are also shining a light on all the best up-and-comers. Keep reading for a collection of rising star publications on Issuu.

Mad Sounds 

“Dedicated to the young and daring”— Mad Sounds Magazine is a quarterly publication featuring artists and influencers of the arts and entertainment world. Gracing the pages of this fresh and vibrant publication includes rising stars like Teala Dunn, The Heirs, Suede Brooks and many more.

Local Wolves 

Based in Long Beach, California — Local Wolves is making an impression around the world. Featuring stars like Hayley Kiyoko, Amy Lee and Bastille, Local Wolves focuses on telling the story of various types of artists from diverse fields of work.


NUDE. Magazine is dedicated to producing each and every publication in a “real, raw and true” manner. With a publication published monthly, NUDE. is sure to include the most recent and relevant up and comers of the industry.

Grumpy Magazine 

Living between Paris and Los Angeles, Grumpy Magazine is crafting content that connects two of the most influential regions for art, fashion and creativity. Published to get you out of your “grumpy mood” Grumpy Magazine highlights rising stars such as Mikey Murphy, Krewella, Skeet Ulrich and many more.

NKD Mag 

A monthly music and entertainment magazine based in New York, NY, NKD Mag is dedicated to shining a light on a variety of rising stars. To name a few: Casey Cott, Candice King and Jake Miller have all graced the cover of this upbeat publication.

So Young

Created by music fans for music fans So Young is an entertainment publication with zine roots that features stunning illustrations just as dynamic as the artists, bands and DJs they’re writing about.

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