Stello the project of songwriter-singer Kit Conway should be on your radar. A true indie musician at heart, at a whim, he traveled around Japan playing gigs in the indie rock scene there. The new track So In Love comes off the first in a series of four three-song productions to be released in the coming six months. You can find The NYC based band showcase their psych rock signature sound in venues such as Mercury Lounge, Knitting Factory, and Bowery Electric.
Brooklyn based singer-songwriter Kevin Andreas releases the new track Right Here ft. Kris Payne. I’m predicting this track will find a way on the blogosphere, and on several popular Spotify Playlists. Andreas who is a producer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist cites Prince, Led Zeppelin, Kendrick Lamar as influences.
With a quick listen to the latest track Right Here, it’s apparent that he is taking a ‘no rules approach’ to his songwriting, and manages to take every single element of contemporary music, creating a signature sound. Andreas has several tracks lined up that will be released in the coming months. Moreover, Andreas co-wrote and sang the hook on A$AP Rocky’s breakout song Peso.
Singer songwriter Maiya, releases her debut single Sidelines. The 16 year old reveals her vocal chops in the uptempo club-ready track. Maiya who cites Adele, Little Mix, and Demi Lovato as vocal influences has been building a steady following in the high desert of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Maiya notes,” Although Sidelines is a love song, I wrote it about not giving up and how you always have a chance or a shot at anything that you can do, so don’t give up or give in. Just keep on fighting and shooting for the stars.” Check it out!
Kings favorite Deal Casino releases the new single Blueberry Pop that comes off their new Calidus EP. The Asbury Park, NJ band took their creative spark to the next level. They recorded their entire EP in a junk yard in one take. See for yourself here. While the band has their own signature sound, the 4 piece draws inspiration from the classics like Pink Floyd, yet can go from Led Zeppelin loud to Nick Drake quiet. The band just wrapped up a performance at the iconic Asbury Park Convention Hall. Check out the interview had with the band here.
It can be a challenge to find a good rock act these days. Fortunately, there have been a few bands this year that could change course. The alternative act gP is one of the bands. They just released the new music video for the track Slow. The San Francisco band has a unique sound of trip rock that infuses trip hop beats and R&B. The band has 30K monthly listeners, 600K streams, and has shared the stage with Night Riots, Silver Snakes, and Rare Future. Check it out!