Buzz Track: Better Off Without You
Bess, a 19 year-old singer songwriter’, self released a new single “Better Off Without You” which debuted on iHeart Radio on the Top 20 chart. She won the Songwriter Universe Best Song Contest and is currently finishing up an EP which was produced by Andrew Williams (Five for Fighting). For fans of Florence + The Machine, Fiona Apple, and Adele.
Buzz Track: The Blue Between Us
Check out the track The Blue Between Us by The Novel Ideas. They are a folk rock outfit of friends from Massachusetts. They spent the past year recording their third album, “Home” in a barn in Jaffrey, NH. For fans of OAR and Matt Kearny.
The 2012 new music festival will include a set from indie veterans the Walkmen, along with performances from the Presents, the Mountain Goats, Kimbra, GZA and many more.
The annual festival announced “highlights” from its the first round of acts on Tuesday, with more to come. Other notable acts from the initial announcement include Australian group the Jezabels, fresh off their performance at Billboard’s Post Party in August, in addition to Brooklyn newcomers DIIV and the Danger Mouse-produced duo Electric Guest. (Billboard)
Buzz Track: This Won’t Last For Long
The indie pop band, A Lion Named Roar, a Kings favorite has released a new song and still remains a front runner. From winning national battle-of-the-bands competitions in Nashville to being hand-selected among 6,000 entries by Nigel Lythgow of FOX networks ‘Americas Next Greatest Band’, these bluegrass locals have been kicking down doors in hopes that people would pay attention. The band has already showcased for several major labels, even passing on an offer which was a mutual decision because of the bands ever evolving sound and growing industry buzz. The upcoming 6 song EP is currently being mixed by Craig Alvin (Hanson, Gungor, The Features) with a late summer 2012 release to be announced.