News Update: Makari, a kings favorite just released a new called “Life, Barefoot” Feat. Tilian Pearson of Tides of Man.
The band released an EP titled “The Escape” which was recorded with Jason Andrews in Atlanta, GA. The single “Doses” was released earlier in the year and was recorded with Brooks Paschal (Paramore, Panic At The Disco, Versa Emerge, There For Tomorrow). They were featured as an unsigned artist of the month in Alternative Press and they performed at the Florida Music Fest in Orlando, FL in April.
News Update: Kings favorite indie pop act We Are One released a new track I Will. They will open for Neon Trees on August 10th at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Fresh on the scene, female fronted We Are One has been making some noise. They successfully mix ska, jazz, and pop – in the vein of No Doubt. The band performed on Vans Warped Tour along side bands such as Man Overboard and Chris Cab after winning Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands. The band has a string of upcoming shows. More about the band can be found here.
Adam Lambert could be working his strut as a new judge on American Idol. Although he sparked two chart topping hits, his career has been shaky at best compared to other idol winners such as Daughtry and Kelly Clarkson. Maybe his team believes this gig will jump start his career but it’s never a sure thing. It’s not known if Steven Tyler or Jennifer Lopez will return for a third season. It’s been heavily rumored that Lopez could be splitting after the show helped revive her once-dormant music career.
Buzz Track: Coward
Nashville indie act Modoc will tour the midwest this fall. Check out the video Coward which comes off their Passive/Agressive EP. This blues based band worked with Rich Robinson from The Black Crowes along with notable producers including Paul Moak and Marshall Altman. They will perform at Rathskeller in Indianapolis with Tyler Bryant on july 27th.
Buzz Track: Blindfolded
April Kry, although just getting started has already become a Kings favorite and receiving interest from publishing companies. She performs around the Nashville area drawing influences from Rachael Lampa and Colbie Caillat. Check back for upcoming show dates.