Lissie just released the catchy track Boyfriend. The song marks the first release of the year and the follow up to Live at Union Chapel. Her last studio album My Wild West reached #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, while landing on the top 10 on the Independent Album chart.
Notable highlights include opening for Lenny Kravitz and a request from Tom Petty to perform at Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore’s wedding.
The introspective singer songwriter is working on her new album in London and has loads of live shows lined up including the UK’s Glastonbury Festival.
The 23 year old soul singer-songwriter Amy Steele will release her upcoming single Graces. Having won support from BBC R1, Clash and Wonderland, Amy has been compared to Lana Del Rey and Laura Mvula.
Having a strong social media presence, her debut single Bury You Deep has garnered over 1 million YouTube views while her follow up track Wolves clocked upward of 2 million streams with support from BBC Radio 1.
Andre Bangala who goes under the moniker Rocstrong released the track Vibes. The song which was produced by Keith O’Reilly and Wizzy Wow (Estelle) weaves in an out of electro, trap, and reggae. In fact, the Congo-born Irish artist will roll out a new track every month. He was recently featured in The Irish Times and is tracks are beginning to find themselves on playlists. You can see the him live June 21st at The Bowery.
Emerging electro pop artist Sulene impresses with her track Haunting which comes off her debut EP Strange. Hailing from South Africa and making a move to NY, the singer-songwriter has been handling lead guitar duties for lead frontman Nate Ruess of the popular band .fun while performing at major festivals around the globe.
Her latest track Haunting which premiered on Buzzfeed delivers a one-two punch pop anthem. Even better, she’s opening for Kings favorite Secret Weapons at The Studio at Webster Hall on June 21st. Check it out!
Kylie Odetta releases the track ‘You Don’t Love Me‘ which comes off her Undertow EP. The up and coming singer-songwriter from South Carolina has a couple of EP’s under her belt and has bounced back and forth between genres. Now, Kylie is exploring folk with hints of soul and jazz. “As I was writing it I pictured myself as a jazz singer in the 1920s in a fancy lounge with warm gold and white furnishings. I wanted this song to be a sort of epic tale of heartbreak that would bring people to a certain place in time as well as state of mind when they listened to it.” Check out the video here.