We first featured Danny Rocco in 2015 when he and his bandmate went under the moniker of Secret Weapons. The duo signed with Epic Records after gaining traction on Spotify and opening up for Weezer, Fall Out Boy, and Panic! The duo shortly parted ways after a regime change at the label. With remarkable resilience, Danny went solo and re-invented himself as Des Rocs. With his latest single SLO, Danny tells Kings, “It’s about being so infatuated with someone that even as they’re killing you, you want it to last a little longer just to spend a few more minutes with them.” Spotify has been a big supporter which placed the Brooklyn based artist on the biggest rock playlist “Rock This”. He’s very active live just finishing a 23 city sold out North American tour with Grandson and will embark on U.S tour next week with The Struts. Give it a stream!
California pop duo X Lovers sign with Visionary/RCA Records. Eventually moving to LA setting up a music studio, the two 21-year-olds from Nevada City have been collaborating as a team since they were 10. Check out the track Easy. Give it a stream.
Fresh-on-the-scene 20 year old New Zealand producer who goes under the moniker of OSQAR releases the catchy pop tune Day By Day. Sonically, it’s reminiscent of The Weeknd. Starting as a drummer in an indie rock band, he found himself in electronic music and production this is where the vision for OSQAR started. Give it a stream!
Look out for Chloe Castro . She just released the in-your-face pop track Drunk via indie label Kaleidoscope. Think early Jessie J when she came on the scene with attitude. The track made it on the popular Tom Robinson’s BBC Introducing Mixtape. Originally from Durham, UK, Chloe had her roots in street performing building a YouTube following, before appearing on ‘The Voice’ in the UK in 2016, making it to the finals. Give it a listen.
Electro pop artist Adara releases Alien. Pulling influences from Lady Gaga, Sia, and Ellie Goulding, the Nashville based singer’s 2017 single “Oasis” clocked 700,000 spins on Spotify. She has an extensive background from collaborating with well known DJ’s to writing with popular Kpop artists. In fact, her first cut became the theme song for the EDM festival Station. Give the latest track listen.