Julian who moved to NYC and is studying at NYU, cites The Weeknd, J Dilla, Vampire Weekend as influences. Inspired by a wide array of genres, Julian combines hip hop, indie rock and a bit of R&B. Julian has over 500k Spotify plays and was recently added to the popular Spotify Playlist Chillvibes.
Strange Her, an Alabama based rootsy-rock band offers the track Middle Man which comes off their debut The Wrong Kind of Mermaid scheduled for a summer release. Chaos rightly described this 4 piece noise act that cites influences from Fugazi to At the Drive-in. Check them out at The Nick on March 18th in Birmingham.
Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Sam Nicolosi released the soul track Fiction. Sam got his start when his songs were passed around, eventually leading to a pub deal with Warner Chappell Music. The new single follows the successful Realign which was a blog favorite and made Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist. Check it out!
UK indie 4 piece Young Astronaut released a video for the new track Chasing El Dorado. Shot at the roller disco Rollerworld in Colchester, the video is reminiscent of the 90’s – pink roller skates, video games, and neon lights. The track which was produced by Geoff Swan (White Lies, Ed Sheeran, Bastille) comes off their forth-coming album called A Gold Frontier scheduled for April 7th.
Formed by brothers Chris & Pete Boakes, the band has garnered support from BBC and have performed a wide variety of venues in London as well as Beijing, Chengdu and Hong Kong. Check it out!
19 year-old Callum Stewart first gained interest from a feature on music blog. From his single Parachute which accumulated over 500k+ plays on Spotify to supporting Seafret on their upcoming tour in May, the singer-songwriter has come a long way.
While Callum continues to solidify himself as a melancholic tune-writer, his latest offering The Dam was co-written with Jez Ashurst (Gabrielle Aplin, Lawson) and Emma Rohan (James Arthur, Little Mix). He just wrapped up a headline show at London’s Servant Jazz Quarters and has a load of dates in March, April, and May.