19 year old Troye Sivan landed on the #1 spot on iTunes this week. His EP will be released in mid August. He has a hit song called “The Fault in Our Stars.” which he wrote, produced and released in 2013. He is also an actor that played young James Howlett in the 2009 X-Men film X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and most recently has starred in the Spud film trilogy. He has over two million subscribers and over 91 million views in total. Universal pick him up recently.
Dara Sisterhen is bringing Joni Mitchell back for the new generation and using her music to empower young women. She is 17 and originally from North Carolina, but now lives back and forth between Los Angeles and Nashville. Her debut EP was produced by Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell, Rival Sons, Lindi Ortega, Sturgill Simpson) and the single ‘Sets Me Free‘ will be out July 29. With nods to the early Beatles, Bob Dylan, Arctic Monkeys, and Patsy Cline, the 5 song collection has a retro 60′s vibe with a fresh modern take.
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Sam Mooney is an 18 year old singer/songwriter from Brookhaven, Mississippi. Hailing from a place where music is so deeply connected to the culture, Mooney’s musical heritage is of blues, rock, soul, and country. Mooney recorded his debut EP at BlueSky Studios in Jackson, Mississippi with producer Casey Combest. The EP was released on July 15th with the first single from the album, “Heartbreaker“, which quickly rose to #19 on the Singer-Songwriter iTunes Charts.
The Fall Four are a brand new pop band from Chicago, IL. The band recorded in Los Angeles to record with producers Mudrock and Khris Lorenz (Plain White T’s, One Direction, T. Mills) and then to Minnesota to work with James Harley (Prince). Despite the fact that they’ve only been together for a few short months, they have already released a music video for their first single “Wake Up“, which has been added to rotation in all Journey’s shoe store locations nation wide. The band has quickly started gaining a following on social media and on May 24th, they played their first show to a sold out room at Beat Kitchen in Chicago. For fans of One Direction & Hot Chelle Rae.
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Within their first year, Kid Runner has gone from bedroom demos to National TV commercials, and the momentum hasn’t stopped there. Their huge synth hooks, shout along anthems and energetic live show has landed them opportunities to perform with Capital Cities, The 1975, X Ambassadors, and more. With a new EP set to be released this summer 2014, it’s safe to say that it’s been an amazing start for this up-and-coming alternative pop band. The band has opened for X Ambassadors, The Griswolds, Capital Cities, Twenty One Pilots, and The 1975 among others. They will perform Playing Fashion Meets Music Festival this August alongside Local Natives, Cold War Kids, and Circa Survive. A band to watch….
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys have just released their much anticipated new EP,By My Side. The EP features six original songs showcasing a unique blend of instrumentation and vocal harmonies. The Sleepy Man Banjo Boys have been touring for three years and have performed at Newport Folk Festival,Carnegie Hall, the Ryman Auditorium, The Grand Ole Opry, Philadelphia Folk Fest, Stagecoach, New Orleans Jazz Fest and a host other venues and festivals across the country. They have over 24 million YouTube hits and have appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, the BBC and the Today Show. They just performed Rockwood Music Hall.