Kimono Loco drops the fun and playful Big Boy. Think The 1975 and The Neighbourhood meets Fallout Boy. Produced by Irish producer and Westwood Studios engineer, Shane Shanahan (Kygo, Kanye West, Frank Ocean), the band tells Kings, “We’ve always loved pop music and this track is unashamedly pop in the best way”. The band will perform The Finborough Arms (UK) on October 26th. Check it out!
Newly formed Parlors drop their debut track State Lines. The alternative rock act couldn’t have come out at a better time with a regenerated interest in the classic rock sound. Moreover, the NYC based 4 piece indie rock outfit sound like seasoned professionals. According to the group, “their repertoire spans from hazy, desert-inspired tunes that might be heard at a dive bar in Tucson to 4-on-the-floor stompers”. Give it a Stream!
Indie pop trio Caezar releases the radio ready Hold On. Upon hearing the track, I was instantly hooked. Think Ed Sheeran meets Imagine Dragons with new spices added to the recipe. The band is releasing an EP which was produced by Justin Broad who has worked with Jessie J and Corinne Bailey Rae.
How did the band form?
Chris and I (Rich) first met through our Rugby club, Old Cryptians RFC, in Gloucester, UK. We both spent our late teens playing together and forming a close friendship as teammates. In 2014, we both had injuries that put us out of action from playing rugby for a while (Chris hurt his hip and Rich knocked out a few teeth!). As a result we spent our time sulking around, not really knowing what to do ourselves. We started messing around with Chris singing and Rich playing the guitar. After a few public shows, it became apparent that there was a clear chemistry that crowds responded to. This culminated with the two being invited to open the prestigious Barn on The Farm Festival, which featured Hozier and James Bay that year, and this experience really opened our eyes to a career in music. A few years later and fortune brought Zoe into our lives – soon as we heard her sing we knew we wanted her as part of the band, and she’s been the heart of the band ever since! CONTINUE READING
Chris Ayer has been quietly building a catalog of songs and releases the last several years, picking up fans and accolades along the way. Consequently, trying to figure out his artistic direction could be a bit confusing. For instance, he released the country flavored track On the BLVD that garnered over 1 million Spotify streams. With a complete departure, he just dropped the electro-pop track Stranger. The bottom line is he’s a good songwriter. Known for touring, he was a featured performer at the 2017 PinkPop Festival in The Netherlands, sharing the bill with Green Day, Martin Garrix, and Kings of Leon. Give it a stream!
Saint Clair drops the new track I’ll Stay. The mid tempo soul song feels like it’s a distant cousin of the mega hit Hozier’s Take Me To Church. The artist is Emma Topolski who goes under the moniker of Saint Clair. She’s based in London and crafted her sound by playing hotel gigs as a jazz singer. Describing her time gigging, “Playing three or four times a week, getting ignored in the corner of a five-star hotel”. Moreover, she is also the bassist for Childcare who opened up for Bastille on a arena tour. Check out the new video she dropped for the single.