Check out Hawk Eyes by Nashville indie act The Kicks.Â They worked with grammy winners Mitch Dane (Jars of Clay) and Vance Powell (The Raconteurs, Kings of Leon, The White Stripes) on their first full length album â€œThe Rise of King Richie”. Contact: TheKicksRock@gmail.com
Pop act South Jordan will be in NYC this taking meetings with interested labels. They have written songs with Richard Marx and Kyle Kelso (Parachute). Check out the track Forever. For Fans of One Republic and Lifehouse. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
12 Year old Greyson Michael Chance who took the world by storm last week with his cover of Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi just signed with Interscope Records. His performance which can been seen on YouTube has attracted 12 million+ views in just a couple of days. The lesson to be learned? Because of the internet, anything is possible.
Varsity Fanclub has built a solid online presence and just a few days ago posting this cover of Justin Bieber’s “Baby” on YouYube, already garnering over 170,000 YouTube views. They also have another video floating around on YouTube featuring Miley Cyrus. Varsity Fanclub first gained public attention by showcasing at the EMI Music Rooftop in 2008 in New York City. Their debut single, â€œFuture Loveâ€ was written by Ryan Tedder of One Republic and Evan Bogart and was released on iTunes. Their self-titled debut album was to be released January 13, 2009, but was pushed back and eventually shelved. The band is currently writing new songs. Contact: email@example.com
Buffalo pop act Erickson, profiled in March, performed and met with a slew of labels. The band has several tour dates which can be found on their myspace. Check out the song I Sure As Hell Regret This. Also, seeking full time management. Contact: Jarrod@InvasionAgency.com