LA-based Charming Liars is an artist to keep on the radar. The trio just released the video for their latest track Insomnia. The emotionally charged video was directed by Phillip Lopez (Cold War Kids, Kygo, Selena Gomez) and stars Amanda Booth, that centers around a love triangle encompassing drugs sex, and violence.
The track has been added to several Spotify playlists as well as radio stations in Kansas City, Miami, Denver, San Diego, and Corpus Christi. “Insomnia” follows the previous single ‘Soul‘, which garnered 600k YouTube views and 150k Spotify streams. Moreover, Elton John just spotlighted Insomnia on his Beats 1 radio show. The band has shared the stage with Kings of Leon, Jack White, Blaqk Audio, Night Riots.
Houston based singer-songwriter Esther releases her debut track We’re Done. According to the 19 year old songstress, the song was written after a breakup. “The relationship I thought was good, but looking back I was blinded. I was kind of lingering around but I finally said, “we’re done, now we’re through”.
Her song has a simple message yet a powerful chorus to make an impact and reach the downtrodden. Esther who is the daughter of an Iranian pastor grew up singing in church. In her freshman year, she started modeling before pursuing music. The track was released October 27th on Spotify and Apple Music.
Kings favorite Emily Vaughn releases the new track ‘Over That‘. Vaughn notes, “I was completely head over heels in love, but when I got my heart broken my initial reaction was to feel hatred toward the person I had—and at the time, still—loved. Ironic, right? “Over That” is about acceptance, understanding where the hatred is stemming from, eliminating it, and moving on gracefully.”
The LA based pop songstress has rolled out several singles garnering millions of Spotify streams, as well as finding a frequent home on the New Music Friday Playlist and the US Viral 50 chart.
Venice based alt rock act FAULKNER releases the impressive radio ready track Hot Streak. The latest track comes off their forthcoming album which was recorded at Rick Rubin’s Shangri La studio & East West, while RZA and co-producers Mark Needham (The Killers) and JP Bowersock (The Strokes) worked on the album. The band first made waves with their song “NY Anthem” which can be heard at the NY Yankees games, and for the US Open.
Jerry Williams releases the track Velcro, the third track from the upcoming acoustic version of her ‘Let’s Just Forget About It’ EP. We have this singer-songwriter as a buzz artist simply because of her memorizing vocal. The Portsmouth 21-year-old indie pop singer released three EP’s while the 2016 ‘Let’s Just Forget It’ EP grabbed the UMA’s Best Produced Release 2016. She’s been added to SXSW and The Great Escape line-ups, and has shows lined-up across the UK, including a BBC Introducing showcase at The Courtyard Theatre, Hoxton November 22nd.