Nate Ouellete releases the uptempo track Hold On. Blending a feel good pop and soul, he’s influenced by Drake, Post Malone & Justin Bieber. It all began in his sophomore year when he began writing and connecting with local artists and producers and sharing song ideas. The NJ artist has 3 tracks on Spotify and is nearing 30k monthly listeners. Give it a stream on KOAR’s Indie Invaders Playlist.
Rising artist WRENN found herself on the US Spotify Viral Charts this week after Blake Shelton tweeted her song.
The Los Angeles based artist grew a rapid following on TikTok after writing a song about her ex. In fact, she had audio of her ex admitting he was cheating on her.
Blake shouted her out over on Twitter. “So the band leader at @NBCTheVoice is a guy named @paulmirk. He’s really talented blah blah blah… you get it. Anyway, his daughter just released a song that is EXPLODING!!! Get in the train y’all! Listen!!” he wrote.
The 18 year old singer Siena Bella shares the indie pop song Walking On the Moon. Writing songs in her bedroom, the Cleveland based artist has opened for Machine Gun Kelly. Moreover, she’s the daughter of FOX 8’s own Stefani Schaefer. She released her previous song “Skin” in April which clocked nearly 500k Spotify streams. Give it a stream on KOAR’s Indie Invaders Playlist.
Robin Stjernberg drops the pop ballad Pretty, the first release of the new year. It’s a fantastic song, radio ready and everything else in between. When creating Pretty, he drew inspiration from both the Americans’ way of writing music and classical Swedish pop. The song is about missing something you once had. “For me, it’s all about music. I live and breathe music. It’s my life and my sustenance. I feel that I have finally found my sound and I cannot wait to show everything I have worked on”, says Robin. The Swedish artist, producer, and songwriter has written for Estraden, Meghan Thee Stallion, The Voice USA, Mamas. Give it a stream on KOAR’s Indie Invaders Playlist.
Check out the song Three Years from Brighton, UK based artist Howard Kaye. The song was written in memory of the loss of his father. I always say the best songs are written when the artist is in pain. Look no further than the late Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang and the track Distance that struck a cord with listeners. In his previous life, Howard Kaye spent time fronting the popular British band CROOX, yet even in his solo career, he’s finding support from BBC Radio 6 Music, Tom Robinson; BBC Introducing in the South, Melita Dennett. Give it a stream on KOAR’s Indie Invaders Playlist.