Kings of A&R favorite Bad Suns who we featured as a Top 8 Emerging Artist just released their new album which is currently #2 on the iTunes Album Alternative Chart. The band is currently on tour in the US and dates can be found here.
Kings favorite Kris Orlowski who we featured as a top 8 emerging artist has embarked on a national tour. The tour has been selling out in Chicago, Seattle, and LA. The title track of the new new album “Believer” was featured by KEXP as their Song Of The Day. Here is live footage of the tour that is built around the track “Believer”. The band will also be making a few appearances at summer festivals, you can catch them at Meltdown in Darrington, WA and at Out To Lunch in Seattle, WA. Their album debuted on the Billboard charts at #18.
Here is a rare interview with producer Rick Rubin. He has been involved with classic records from the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, Run–D.M.C., Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and Adele. In 2007, he was called “the most important producer of the last 20 years”.
Buzz Track: Violet Days
Violet Days fronted by Lina Hansson just released the single Razorheart which charted on iTunes. She has been working with Fraser T Smith (Adele /Set Fire to the Rain), Sasha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball) and several up & coming writers/producers in Sweden.
Buzz Track: See You Again
Neil Davis is a pop-rock singer/songwriter from New York. He has collaborated with many of his favorite musicians and opened for the Dave Matthews Band. Neil has also performed on major television networks including MTV and CBS. He has upcoming shows July 10, 2014 at the Bitter End in NYC and August 1, 2014 at Rockwood Music Hall. You can check out the video here.
It’s all about Ed Sheeran now. He has 4 tracks in the top 15. Maroon 5 “Maps” lands at #7 and it’s very “The Police” and “Bruno Mars”, it was written by Adam Levine, Benny Blanco, Max Martin, Shellback and Ryan Tedder.
We posted UK based Classical Soprano Katie Marshall a couple of months ago. She was a finalist in ‘The Next Brit Thing‘ and the youngest singer to ever be awarded the prestigious “Sheila Armstrong” award for excellence. Following in her foot steps is Paula Shtein. From starring in many lead roles in community theatre productions, to recording her album in NYC, to winning awards for her vocal and acting performances, and doing voice-over on the radio, Paula will eventually make a mark. She could be picked up to star in a TV singing competition. Check out her video Change the track Ani L’Dodi