Nashville-LA based WILSN releases the new self titled EP. The first track “Do This,” off her debut is a middle finger to the industry and those who wanted to mold her into the mainstream. She pulls influences from Aretha Franklin, Amy Winehouse, and Alicia Keys. She has a pub deal with Pulse/Native Tongue (BORNS, Miike Snow, DRAM). She brought in array of songwriters to create the 6 song EP including Abraham (co-wrote Demi Lovato, Sara Bareilles), Stephen Mowat, Jon Upton, Daniel Ellsworth, Adam Keafer (Kacey Musgraves), Jake Finch (Lucy Dacus),
Press: Pigeons & Planes, Happy Mag, HillyDilly, The Guardian
Radio: Support from Double J, Triple J Unearthed and ABC 774.
Streaming Charts: #6 on Spotify’s Top 10 Most Viral Tracks
Shows: release show in Australia at The Vanguard on June 20th and Geddes Lane Ballroom on June 21st.
Indie electro artist Laney Lynx releases the playful pop track Nothing Sounds the Same. The Brooklyn based – Berklee College of Music graduate cites Haim, The 1975, MGMT, Aaliyah, and Stevie Wonder as influences. Her debut single “Love Sick” was featured in MTVu’s The Freshmen. Laney notes, “My songs mirror my personality in a way. It’s all about capturing a feel-good, quirky or playful vibe for lyrically emotional songs. My artistry exists in the realm of working hard while not taking myself too seriously”.
Press:Popmuzik, High Clouds, Lefutrewave, Born Music
Next Show: The Bowery Electric in NY on 6/26
Up & coming Toronto based Deanna Petcoff releases a really cool track Stage Lights. The singer-songwriter cites Bowie, Joan Jett, Lou Reed, and Patti Smith as influences. Her debut single Terribly True garnered coverage from The 405, Atwood Mag, and indie 88, while clocking 209k Spotify Streams. Give it a stream.
Dinosaur Pile-Up releases the new single ‘Round The Bend’ which comes off their album Celebrity Mansions via Parlophone Records. The alt-rock three piece has three albums under their belt. The new single premiered last night on the Radio 1 Rock Show. Give it a listen.
Playlists: Radio X and Kerrang Radio
Press: NME, DIY, Kerrang, The Independent, Dork
Upcoming shows: Download Festival and a upcoming US tour with Shinedown.
Three piece indie act Sunset Sons released the must-hear-track Problems via Lab Records. The latest track was produced by long-time Catherine Marks (Foals, The Big Moon). Check out the video.
Radio: Radio 1 and Radio X.
Streams: Over 2 Million Spotify Streams on the River EP.
Performances: 4 Sold Out upcoming UK shows
The Attic Bar – Glasgow – June 24th
Jimmy’s-Manchester- June 25th
The Camden Assembly-London – June 26th
The Old Bakery- Truro – June 28th