Watch out for Australian indie electro pop artist Austen . She just released the track Money along with the video. Moreover, she is building a solid buzz in only a short time.
Radio: Named triple j unearthed’s Top 40 Most Played Artists
Performances: Pineapple Festival, BIGSOUND showcase, supporting Nyxen August 24th Brightside, Brisbane.
Streams: ‘Faded’ clocked 500,000+ Spotify streams.
Blogs: AAA Backstage, Cool Accidents, Purple Sneakers and STACK Mag.
Mgmt & Booking: Cameron Mackinnon, Guven Yilmaz
19 year old Hana Evans aka as HANA2K releases the R&B-esque pop tune Call Her My Name. Her self-released single “I don’t want to” caught the attention of the music music blogs. Citing influences from Oshi to Katy Perry, the singer-songwriter hails from a small village called Sully which is in Wales, and near Cardiff. Give it a stream.
Blogs: The Best Line of Fit, Hilly Dilly, Going Solo
Highlights: BBC ‘Track Of The Week’
Radio: BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio Wales, Dermot O’Leary Radio 2
Performances: Recently played to a packed room at Moon Club at the Swn Festival and performed at the O2 in London.
Mgmt: Duncan Murray (Playlist Agency)
Up and coming Long Beach trio, half•alive, released their debut album, Now, Not Yet, on RCA Records. The band blends R&B, funk, pop, rock, soul -and they first gained attention when their video Still Feel clocked 10 million views garnering blog coverage.
Internet: YouTube “Next Artist on the Rise.
Performances: New headline tour, Lollapalooza
TV: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Streams: 30+ million Spotify streams
Byron Gindra releases the in-your-face Friends. The latest track follows The One which garnered press from Vents and Medium. He started singing when he was 4 years old and first publicly performed at 10. He also did pretty well on American Idol. Byron says, “Music as in life has its challenges, I choose to stay positive, follow my dreams and never give up!” Give it a listen.
Have you heard of Rothwell? The Bristol born singer-songwriter is currently playing live gigs promoting her latest single Quarter Life Crisis. The track was produced by Tim Powell who crafted hits for Girls Aloud, Paloma Faith and the Pet Shop Boys. Rothwell opened for Justin Bieber on his ‘Purpose UK Tour’ and played to sold out crowds at both Hyde Park’s British Summer Time and the Isle of Wight Festival. Give it a stream!