Kings favorite blues/rock singer-songwriter Katie Buchanan just released her new single “Honey, Don’t“, the first track off her debut full-length album Glow, set to release in March of 2015. Influenced by artists like John Mayer and Sara Bareilles, Katie pairs fine-tuned guitar chops with self-produced soundscapes, putting her own gritty spin on the singer songwriter niche. She has been making waves throughout the blogosphere, being featured in notable publications such as American Songwriter, Diffuser.fm and Pop Matters.
Nadia Rayne, hailing from St. Paul, Minneapolis is making her way as an up coming singer-songwriter and YouTube cover sensation. For only at 14 years of age, her vocal prowess can be heard in Sia’s cover Chandelier and her original “Color Out The Lines“. Nadia already has a decade of singing experience and sights Beyonce as an influence with respect to songwriting, expressing herself musically. Nadia has a voice of a young Duffy, Adele and Jesse J all rolled up into one.
Hurricane Love the band that is perhaps Swedish music’s best-kept secret are buzzing. For several years the band had a relentless schedule of song-writing and touring, that has built up a large and loyal base of listeners. They have performed over 100 gigs, toured in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, England and Germany, and opened for The Movitz! and The Royal Concept. They performed at major festivals and venues, winning the Emergenza – the world’s biggest live music competition for unsigned bands and were praised by Billboard. With diverse influences from acts like Coldplay, Sigur Rós, Muse, Mumford & Sons the band has found their own sound which can be heard in the new single Nowhere To Go.
UK rock act Light You Up will be a part of the upcoming Pure Noise Records UK Tour featuring Four Year Strong, Hit The Lights, and Forever Name Calling. The band just released a video for the single “It’s About Time” which can be viewed here. The new single is taken from the band’s debut album ‘All We’ve Ever Known’ out January 2015. With features in Kerrang! and Ourzone Mag, this is a band to watch.
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Mark Ronson “Uptown Funk” 27,000 downloads
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Meghan Trainor “Lips Are Movin” 17k downloads
Marina and The Diamonds “Happy” 13k
Taylor Swift “Shake It Off” 12k
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