It can be said that we are becoming fans of TELYkast. The LA based trio are rolling out infectious pop tunes that can compete with the bigger artists. Having caught attention for their artist remixes, the New Music Friday darlings have an impressiveness listenership across their social media and YouTube and Spotify. The unique live setup consisting of a DJ, a guitarist, and a vocalist has most definitely helped them pack out medium sized venues. Give the latest dance-pop track Talk Again a stream.
Lenay, the former host of MTV’s 10 on Top will release her debut pop single La La Land. The do-it-all Los Angeles based artist has her hands in several projects. She’s the actress, singer, entrepreneur type, pursue all and see which one hits. For instance, she started a Spanish YouTube channel, which has over 5 million subscribers. As far as her debut song, it’s straight up electro pop reminiscent of Sia. She also has a music video for the track that has over 300k stream maker her a one to watch in 2019. Check it out!
SoCal based The Brevet are quietly flying under the radar with their version of indie rock. They nicely blend folk, country, and alt rock like indie rock icons Kings of Leon. Their collection of tunes are not built for pop radio, but for the stage. Hence, the band is finding their entry point by performing tons of shows and festivals. Aside from playing shows, the band has found success with tracks landing on 90210 and American Idol, and most recently a placement with Apple. Check out the track Locked and Loaded and give it a stream.
Cape Cub, a UK alternative pop-rock band released the track Moonglow. It’s safe and has a radio ready chorus with proper a bridge and chants. If they can pump out more quality tracks like this gem, then maybe they have something. Beginning as a solo project of lead singer Chad Male quickly turned into a full fledge band that has toured the club circuit with The Temper Trap and We Are Scientists across the UK. But the band wishes to graduate from clubs to arenas. Singer Chad notes, “Musically, and I swear this is without immodesty, we take our cues from the arenas. We’re unashamed of saying some of our biggest influences are the ones we grew up listening to like The Killers, U2, Springsteen, The Eagles, Kate Bush, Death Cab For Cutie and The Cure. Of course, alternative acts can rarely stack an arena with an audience but Cape Cub can move ahead of their indie peers . Chad opens up about songwriting – “But you know, we’re also unashamed of saying that, when it comes to songwriting and production, we’re as into pop and new music as the next person. We love huge choruses, sweet synth lines, electronic production and hooks that could catch a thief in a bank robbery. Give the latest track a click!
Check out the track Sweat the first single from the collaboration between artist-producer CASTELL and Brit vocalist- writer KORK. The Stockholm based producer made waves in 2016 when he dropped his first single and heavily streamed You Got It Wrong impressing the EDM diehards . Although the latest track hasn’t moved as fast as his debut single, it was added to Spotify’s New Music Friday and sitting at 40,000 streams. Give it a stream.