Kings favorite The Cold And Lovely released a new single “Lost All Control” that comes off their upcoming album. They just performed the Reverend Guitars after party at NAMM with Reeves Gabrels from The Cure. The Cold and Lovely is the brainchild of Meghan Toohey (The Weepies, Lenka, Schuyler Fisk), and Nicole Fiorentino (The Smashing Pumpkins, Veruca Salt, Spinnerette). After several years as a producer and session player, Toohey returned to her roots as a songstress, writing the band’s eponymous debut album. When her songs began achieving placements on television shows such as Gossip Girl, Grimm, Chasing Life and Vampire Diaries, she knew she was on the right path. The Cold And Lovely was named a Kings of A&R top 8 artist.
Karra is a New Jersey native who currently resides in Los Angeles as an artist and songwriter. Being heavily influenced by Pop and Electronic Dance Music, Karra has written and recorded top-lines for artists/DJs such as Metrik, Skrux, LA Riots, Reid Stefan, Massive Vibes, and many others. Karra has multiple releases and features in the upcoming year of 2015, including her newest song “Innocent Cry”. Being inspired by artists such as Foxes, Ellie Goulding, Lights, and Lorde, she has created a sound by mixing styles of vocal and production techniques through a mix of pop, alternative, and electronic genres.
Kings favorite Radio Days gave us an exclusive U.S. release for their new track “Be Who You Are‘. They are an indie pop band from The Netherlands. They gained attention from their selftitled debut EP last year from music blogs including us and and Indie-Music.Com. They opened for Ilse DeLange, got a shout out from Coldplay and a song featured in Showtime’s TV series “The Affair”. Radio Days has now returned with their follow up EP called B.O.O.M.B.O.X. Their new single is “Be Who You Are” which made it’s debut on BBC Radio in the UK and is now released. On January 15th they played Europe’s most influential showcase festival Eurosonic.
Los Angeles-based indie rockers Kin Cayo released their first single “Our Ship” from their debut EP, slated for release in April 2015. The untitled EP was self-produced and the newest track showcases their energizing blend of Calypso vibes and melodic indie rock. Since their inception in August of last year, the quartet has recorded a four track EP with a sound that is firmly rooted in their influences for the band include The Clash and Paul Simon. They have received praise from Stereo Embers Magazine calling them “one of the most exciting bands around melodically adventurous and musically cunning.” Regarding “Our Ship,” The Burning Ear remarks the track is a “beautifully infectious debut jam.” They have performed at venues such as Community and Greek Theater Plaza Stage and Little Joy in the neighborhood of Echo Park where they just wrapped up a two-month residency. This is an artist to watch.
Australian pop/soul singer-songwriter MAY released her new single “Sunday Night”, the first of several stand alone singles set to make their US debut in 2015. With orchestral blends of contemporary soul and pop, MAY pairs hauntingly beautiful melodies with evocative vocals to create a distinctive and powerful sound well beyond her years. “Sunday Night”, written by MAY, was inspired by a fleeting rendezvous that ignited a vivid sense of passion and liberation. Some of the musicians featured on the track have performed with notable artists such as Sting, Lana Del Rey, and Sam Smith. Hilly Dilly praises the track raving, “It’s only a matter of time before MAY appears in all places, and truthfully…she could blow overnight with tracks like Sunday Night.” May is a Kings artist to watch.