Catey Shaw got her start playing a ukulele in the NYC subways and worked herself to a buzz artist. The Los Angeles singer-songwriter released the song & video ‘The Ransom‘ with much fanfare. The indie pop songstress was featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday and headlined a tour with stops in NYC, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, and a one-night only in her native Virginia. Casey broke on the scene with ‘Human Contact’ that has garnered 560k views on YouTube & 4 million Spotify streams.
You like? Catch her at the Bootleg Theatre in LA on March 24th.
Los Angeles based Some Gifts released the first single off the upcoming album ‘Win Instantly‘. The three-piece sounds a bit like Arctic Monkeys & The Walkmen but shine in their own way with ‘All Washed Up’. The band performs in the LA area and have released two EP’s. Vic describes “All Washed Up” as “a song about reflection and the stark realization that we’re all set to expire..”
The Ivins deliver straight ahead gritty rock with their latest track ‘Stockholm Syndrome‘. Known for their live show, the alternative rock band hails from Richmond, VA. The new single comes off the debut album, ‘The Code Duello’ that will feature notable collaborations with producers and songwriters including Michael Rosen (AFI), Mark Needham (Imagine Dragons), Bill Leverty (Firehouse), Beau Hill (Alice Cooper) and Anthony “Rocky” Gallo (John Legend). This could be a great rock album?
Song placements and features in NASCAR, Fox Sports, MTV and Oxygen.
London’s Leena Ojala draws attention with her latest track “Together We Have It No More“. The song which was written about the decision to end a relationship is the first single of 2016. Having received features with the 405, Clash Music, the Fader, as well as other blogs, Leena is an artist to watch.
24 year old singer Jessica Hart from Ontario has created a major buzz with the track Soul Phazed. The dreamy pop track has garnered a near 500k plays on Soundcloud and 221k streams on Spotify without a marketing push. Jessica, now a sociology major has a background in theatre and never considered pursuing a career as a recording artist. But things change with 72k monthly Spotify listeners and a thousand followers on Soundcloud. In other news, she has an appearance on the song “A Different You” by Tep No. that is currently charting in Portugal on the iTunes Dance Chart.