Kings favorite Trippz Michaud signs a publishing deal with EMI.
Key Track: ODT W. Dome & Otter
Twenty-one-year-old Chris ‘Trippz’ Michaud can be best described by the heavy hitters as unexpected. Trippz combines raw talent with hypnotic melodies provided by production duo The Young Boyz. Influences include Tycho, Kid Cudi, etc.
Buzz Track: This Town
Singer-songwriter Don Ryan will release a new album next week that will bring you into the realm of The Civil Wars and Elliot Smith. His video for the track This Town won the Deli Magazine/IndieMusic video contest and was featured at the Deli Magazine CMJ showcase this past week.
Key Track: So Bright
J. Trill released a mixtape called ME PHI ME which was produced by Gordon “Hump” Humphrey (Timbaland & Nate “Danjahandz” Hills). The single “So Bright” has been released on iTunes and was featured on MTV’s “Taking the Stage. The “So Bright” pre-video on YouTube has received more than 53,000 views in less than 1 month
Buzz Track: Run Charity
NYC based singer-songwriter Benner Fields has been creating a buzz. His track Swede won a John Lennon Songwriting Award in the R+B category while his other single Summer Song was voted Rage’s Indie of the Week on ABC in Australia, and the music video received rotation on ABC, Music Max, Channel Ten. Fields has upcoming gigs at Pianos NYC, Rockwood Music Hall.
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