It’s rare you just stumble across a new artist that you like without any strategic effort, but it’s a moment you savor. Welcome New Canyons, a Chicago-based up and coming electro-duo that are working on a new album. The dark pop act self released the catchy Never Found and the track Everyone is Dark which appeared in the closing scene in the Stephen Cone’s film Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party. There is certainly more to come. Stay tuned!
With a sold-out show at the House Of Blues in Chicago and with a new album landing in the top 5 iTune alternative Charts, it’s safe to say Lucky Boys Confusion has returned to a solid fanbase. The Do it yourself Chicago rock act just released a full length album Stormchasers with producer Johnny K (Disturbed).
The labeless band notes, “We’re unshackled! We have no industry folks checking-in with notes, we’ve had no time-constraints – it’s literally the four of us in a room together working on new songs for the last two years, and we’re so excited to start sharing what we’ve made with everyone. It’s going to be an amazing year.
The Velveteins, a Canadian alt rock act dropped the garage-pop Midnight Surf along with a video. The three piece had its beginnings in Australia where they self released an EP before signing with UK Label Fierce Panda (Keane, Coldplay) in 2016. The track which comes off their debut album Slow Wave has already caught the attention of tastemakers including Clash. Check them out at Pianos in NYC on April 27th.
The alternative rock act Slowkiss are building a solid story with Forever Together. Think Veruca Salt meets L7. The LA four piece just performed SXSW and wrapped up a series of shows at LA’s Viper Room and Redwood Bar. The latest track comes off the forthcoming EP Ultraviolet and is seeing spins on LA’s KROQ and KCSN and KXTE in Las Vegas.
Kings favorite Sleeplust returns with Over, an infectious indie-pop track with a melody that will stick in your head in no time. The electro outfit reshuffled the line-up, adding two new members since the release of the single My Place. All in all, the Los Angeles four-piece continues to roll out ear candy music with sincerity. Check them out live at The Mint in Los Angeles on April 17th.