Kings favorite Stephanie Skye has been awarded Gold in the Pop category for her song Skin & Bones, while her other song Crash And Burn has been awarded Finalist in the Pop category of the 31st Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. Since we last featured new comer Stephanie Skye she has gained considerable amount of interest. Stephanie’s prowess vocals puts her in the same league as Christina Aguilera, Adele and Sia. She was also included in the Kings of A&R best emerging artists of 2014.
Step Rockets, a Kings favorite has premiered the new video “Phantom Flower“. It’s a modernly psychedelic video that is artistically animated and chalk full of futuristic green-screen glory. Step Rockets will be releasing a new single, “Turning Tides (By Your Side)” the first week in early February. Step Rockets burst onto the international music scene with their single Kisser, a self-released indie pop anthem that shot to #1 on the Hype Machine charts just weeks after its release. The track was featured on countless Best-of-2013 lists and set the stage for what has become one of the most exciting acts of the past year. Step Rockets almost made the Kings of A&R best in 2014 year end list.
Songstress Jennie Abrahamson is turning heads in Stockholm. Critics have been calling her a younger, more accessible Kate Bush and now arrives with her first official UK album release, Gemini Gemini. Produced by Jennie with longterm colleague Johannes Berglund (The Knife, Shout Out Louds, Owen Pallet. Jennie is currently on tour supporting former Genesis lynchpin Peter Gabriel and will be releasing Gemini Gemini on 27th March 2015.
Kings favorite The Cold And Lovely released a new single “Lost All Control” that comes off their upcoming album. They just performed the Reverend Guitars after party at NAMM with Reeves Gabrels from The Cure. The Cold and Lovely is the brainchild of Meghan Toohey (The Weepies, Lenka, Schuyler Fisk), and Nicole Fiorentino (The Smashing Pumpkins, Veruca Salt, Spinnerette). After several years as a producer and session player, Toohey returned to her roots as a songstress, writing the band’s eponymous debut album. When her songs began achieving placements on television shows such as Gossip Girl, Grimm, Chasing Life and Vampire Diaries, she knew she was on the right path. The Cold And Lovely was named a Kings of A&R top 8 artist.
Karra is a New Jersey native who currently resides in Los Angeles as an artist and songwriter. Being heavily influenced by Pop and Electronic Dance Music, Karra has written and recorded top-lines for artists/DJs such as Metrik, Skrux, LA Riots, Reid Stefan, Massive Vibes, and many others. Karra has multiple releases and features in the upcoming year of 2015, including her newest song “Innocent Cry”. Being inspired by artists such as Foxes, Ellie Goulding, Lights, and Lorde, she has created a sound by mixing styles of vocal and production techniques through a mix of pop, alternative, and electronic genres.