There is nothing not to like about the track Calypso by Little India. The video is also a fantastic piece of art, even though I’m not sure what I watched. They perfectly blend retro rock, r&b, and disco-pop – Think MGMT meets Empire of the Sun. The Vancouver based indie band has toured Canada and the UK performing at festivals and have supported Kodaline & Cold War Kids. They have clocked over 7 million streams on Spotify in an array of continents. The band plans to roll out a new song every 6 weeks or so for the next year along with music videos.
The 25 year old Hatty Keane dropped the video for her track Digital Love. You’ll want to put your phone down and check out the video, unless you’re watching the video via your phone. Produced by Luca Perrin, the video looks at today’s digital age, revealing the loss art of communication. 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.
Indie-pop artist Juliette Goglia dropped her new single “Empathy” which comes off of her upcoming debut EP, I’m Not Sweet. I don’t know, but the melody is similar to a Christmas song, when I think of it, I’ll let you know. The Los Angeles based artist California had roles in TV shows such as Hannah Montana, Scandal, Easy A, and Two and a Half Men. The new forthcoming EP centers around betrayal, battling depression and anxiety. Currently on tour with Postmodern Jukebox, Juliette’s cover of “Teenage Dream” through the group garnered 450K streams on Spotify and 530K views on YouTube.
Look out for Daniella Mason. She just released Steady – the second single from Mason’s forthcoming Physical State EP. The alt pop singer-songwriter has written with Nick Jonas and has shared the stage with DNCE and Demi Lovato, as well as performing at Bonnaroo last summer. Spotify Wrapped reveals that the Nashville based artist clocked 2.4 million streams over the year with nearly a million listeners. Give it a stream!
Indie pop singer-songwriter Nicole Millar releases Favours. “I had a bit of a rough year with a lot of changes,” she reveals. “‘Favours’ is a song about how I’ve got no praise, or money left for this person.” She is best known for the hit “Blindfolded” that has garnered 8 million+ streams. The Australian first made waves as the voice of Peking Duk’s single High. She also has EDM cuts on Emoh Instead’s “Out to Dry” Cosmos Midnight’s “Phantasm” the Golden Features’ “Tell Me”. Give it a listen.