Look out for Atlanta-based Hero The Band. They are a unique 4 piece and have a tough-to-pin-down sound- maybe an uptempo Imagine Dragons? I don’t know, figure it out with the track Trouble In My Mind. Either way, it’s fun. Their backstory is interesting as well. The band consists of all brothers, grew up in a musical family and have built their formative years playing in venues like the Masquerade, and opening for acts like the Mother’s Finest. They’ve released three albums independently and logged 350+ shows before signing with LAVA /Republic Records.
UK’s Hatty Keane delivers drops a new track Digital Love. Her vocals are pretty powerful. She says the song is playing second fiddle in a relationship to the Digital age. The Michael King repped artist has tastemaker support from the likes of Spotify, Clash Magazine, Buzz Music and Celebmix. She’s on 14+ Spotify playlists including Buzz Music. Moreover, she was flown to Israel by Forbes Magazine to perform at their biggest event of the year.
Watch out for Nashville based singer-songwriter Madison Kozak. She just dropped the country flavored Little Bit Of You via Songs & Daughters / Big Loud Records. The 22-year-old Canadian native also released the video for the song which was written with Tofer Brown (Britt Nicole) and Claire Douglas. The recent Belmont University graduate just wrapped up a show at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and a high-profile acoustic gig at Live In The Vineyard in Napa Valley, CA.
Spotify Monthly Listeners: 35,395
Youtube Subscribers: 7k
YouTube Channel Views: 3M
Playlists: CMT, CMA, Pure Country
Up and Coming artists Ren has two tracks on Spotify – Mind Games and Waves. The songs have accumulated over 2 million Spotify streams and was dubbed SoundCloud’s ‘Artist To Watch’. Check out the video which was directed by Lebni Thodakee, produced by Jonathan Coward, and features actor Cameron Kahin.
Update: The 17 year old signed with Geffen after she was spotted on Soundcloud’s weekly Artists to Watch. She’ll release her first single through label on November 13th.
Look out for Detroit-based singer LX and her debut single titled “Automatic“, especially if you’re a fan of future bass and trap. “The song was inspired largely by cars,” says LX. She first gained attention with two songs released on the label Spinnin’ Records. She also co-wrote the track “Beggar” that was recorded by indie pop band Smallpools. Give it a stream.