Los Angeles Indie rock act The Ruse came on the scene a couple of years ago and were nominated with an MTV VMA Breakthrough Artist and released a well received album that reached No. 21 on Billboard’s “Heatseekers” chart. To date, the band released three independently released albums and two EPs. The newest single ‘Recover‘ immediately sticks in your heard with its memorable melody line and chorus, layered in synths and guitar, this could be the track that puts the band on the map.
London based Ella On The Run released the new single ‘Cavalry’. Already garnering attention from blogs, this songstress began her career studying at the Berklee College of Music, while teaming up with various producers and co-writers. Her first single ‘Calvary‘ is a nice blend of dark indie pop and has caught the attention of BBC & The Huffington Post.
I haven’t heard a straight ahead rock act worth mentioning in a while but that all changed with Screaming At Demons. The supergroup features Sick Puppies former frontman Shimon Moore, Russell Ali, and RapScallions founder and bassist Chris Clemence, and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) who has made a guest appearance on two tracks. The band is based in Los Angeles and have created a buzz with their recent video ‘Rockstar‘ that aids in helping the homeless community.
Los Angeles based Karra released the new song and video ‘Written In Love‘. The song will immediately take you to a sunny day in the Caribbean with its bouncy, hooky, and infused-reggae beat. Karra performs toplines for DJ’s such as Breathe Carolina, Fareoh, Reid Stefan, Metrik, Bl3r and Gareth Emery. Her upcoming releases include a topline for the club track, “Mumbai”, by Samual James and JDG on Dim Mak, and a duet with Breathe Carolina and Ryos titled, “More Than Ever” on Spinnin’ Records.
Columbus alternative pop act Kid Runner has premiered the video for ‘Different Kind Of Love‘. Catchy and infectious, the band captures a similar sound to Passion Pit and Grouplove, yet brings their own flavor of alternative pop. The band has performed alongside the likes of The 1975 and Capital Cities and had music placements on ESPN, MTV, and the X-Games. Known for their high energy shows, the band will perform Columbus’ A&R Music Bar on Nov. 20th and Cleveland’s Grog Shop on November 21st.