Jonny Stemp, a twenty year old songwriter introduces himself as a promising new artist with the release of ‘Holy Days‘. The track which is along the same line as something from Hozier, was co-written and co-produced by duo Bubba & Oyvind, who have worked with the likes of Kylie Minogue, Snow Patrol, & will.i.am.
The London performer studied popular music at Newcastle University, and earned his musical chops playing on the university’s pianos and performing Open Mics.
UK music blog The Line Of Best Fit premiered the song which has garnered 10k+ SoundCloud streams since its release.
If you’re fortunate enough, check this boy out at Sofar Sounds [Secret Location] in London on May 24th.
Singer-songwriter Asti-Loren released a new track ‘Blue Heaven‘ along with a video, Watch Here!
Like Lana del rey, she fuses pop with fashion which has brought her an active Instagram following with 45k followers.
The 17 year old made a move from New Zealand to London, and studied at the well-known Susi Earnshaw Theatre School which was attended by the likes of Amy Winehouse. Honing her live skills, the retro inspired pop artist has toured Amsterdam, Prague, Stockholm and Venice while releasing covers on YouTube of artists including Daughter & Ellie Goulding.
Lyel, an indie-pop artist is starting to create a buzz in the Nordic scene, the same geographical area that brought us classics ABBA, Roxette and a-ha.
The singer-songwriter who was born in Germany and now resides in Finland’s southern capital is dubbed the artist destined for fame by YleX. She was named “The Pop-Worlds Next Big Thing” by Drunken Werewolf (UK music blog).
The latest haunting track ‘Shadow‘ is the third single and according to Lyel the one that best describes her as an artist. The songstress is currently locking down live shows and working on a new album. Check back for updates.
If there is an artist who is on the cusp of breaking out, it’s Nashville singer-songwriter Shannon LaBrie. She’s back with a new album ‘War & Peace‘ which was tracked live at Nashville’s House of Blues Studio with producer Tom Michael.
Her latest single in “Heaven Crashed Down,” LaBrie gives a visual account of the painful loss of her father when she was 13. She separates herself from the rest of her cohorts with insightful stories and a haunting sensual voice.
Her yet-to-be released album has received strong support which included a single premiere by Paste Magazine while the single “Alcohol,” has clocked 1.5 million streams on Spotify.
Join LaBrie at the much anticipated album release show at The High Watt (Nashville) on May 4th.
Wyldest are a new dream-pop trio that have emerged out of London. Taking cues from greats such as Depeche Mode and Siouxsie and the Banshees, the trio are perfecting their craft beginning with bedroom recordings to the production work of Guy Massey (Palma Violets, The Libertines).
Their latest impressive track ‘Stalking Moon‘ comes off their debut EP released via new London independent label Hand In Hive. Off to a good start, iTunes has them featured in New Music, while Spotify included them in New Music Friday.
Having won support from blogs including Pigeons & Planes, NME, Indie Shuffle, and with upcoming UK shows and festival slots, Wyldest is set to make a mark. Check back for updates.