Check out the track That Nice by Vallé. I was hooked quickly. Hip hop fans could take a liking. Enjalas Jenkinson (his real name) takes inspiration Van Morrison, Chris Brown, Russ, J.Cole, and Kendrick lamar. Based in New Zealand, he’s opened for JessB and UnchainedX. Check out the track on the Indie Invaders Playlist.
How many black female artists rise in the country music scene? I can’t think of any which is why I want to give a shout-out to Ashlie Amber. Check out the track Almost Love which is surprisingly good. I would like to see this Vegas-Nashville based artist tour with Lil Nas X, hence more rules are broken. Mind you, the music landscape is really unconventional that outliers have a better shot than derivative acts. Plus, the track hit 50K spotify streams in 2 months and she’s booked on via Celebrity Cruise Lines where she performs Whitney Houston songs. Give it a stream.
We just added Normal Now by Limón Limón to the Kings Indie Invader Playlist. I’ve never heard of the act but I like the track. After I quick search I found out the duo is based in Los Angeles and have picked up tastemaker support with the release of their ‘west coast-good vibe’ electro tracks. The also landed on Spotify’s Indie Fresh Finds. That’s what I like, an artist spreading good vibes. I like to see vibes next to spreading rather than virus, because that all we hear today. Give it a stream.
Runnin is a solid up-beat pop track by Launa. Right now, we are heading towards the slower tempos Selena Gomez “Lose You To Love Me” types and that’s why I like this track – it’s upbeat with a memorable melody. I won’t hide the fact that it really sounds like Sigrid. The 21 year old South Wales native, now based in Brighton draws influences from LÉON and Dua Lipa. She clocked over 95,000 streams on Spotify in 2019, garnered BBC Introducing support, and performed during The Great Escape Festival in May 2019.
Solarrio, aka David Barenboim delivers a great track Started This Yet. It sounds like it could be sandwiched between Gaga and Dua Lipa who all released sing along 80’s inspired tracks. He released his debut EP, “Solarrio”, in early 2017. The latest track was co-written with Pedro Vito (Jack Savoretti) and Craig Walker (Archive, Them There, WUSA). Give it a stream in our indie invaders playlist.