20-year-old soul singer/songwriter Alessandro Bossi, also known as KIOL released his single ‘Hard Things.’ Just when you think all the best voices are gone, another one comes on the scene. This is the case with KIOL. The track was produced and recorded at the Grouse Lodge Studio (Muse, Bloc Party) in Ireland.
Citing influences such as Kings of Leon, Amy Winehouse, The Beatles and James Brown, he has shared the stage with The Prodigy and Editors at Home Festival in Italy, Suarez in Belgium and Luxembourg, and opened for Manu Chao, Agnes Obel, and Archive at Europavox Festival, where he was the highlighted artist for 2017. Check it out!
Key Track: Overtaken
Performances: The band typically performs at 12th and Porter, Mercy Lounge, the Rutledge, Exit/In (Nashville), Cicero’s, Blueberry Hill (St. Louis) Cosmic Charlie’s (Lexington, KY) and Tidball’s (Bowling Green, KY)
For fans of Kings of Leon, Blue October, etc. New EP produced by Jon King (Throwing Gravity, Augustana, Darling Parade)
Buzz Track: Dear Ivy
Saints of Valory typically performs in Austin, Texas supporting the latest full length release “The Bright Lights”. For fans of Kings of Leon, The Killers, and Coldplay.
The band worked with Mitch Dane (Jars of Clay) and Vance Powell (The Raconteurs, Kings of Leon, The White Stripes) on their first full length album.
Check out Best Dressed and Hands In Your Pockets by Boston act McAlister Drive.
For fans of Tom Petty and Kings Of Leon, they have a pop/rock/retro soul vibe.
The band released an EP titled Missing Figures and are gearing up to record three more EP’s and will perform all over the United States, Europe, and Canada – upcoming tour dates can be viewed on myspace.