“I actually wrote this chorus about struggling with OCD and how hopeless it can feel at times. The verses are written around the visual of “diamonds and dust” and what that could mean. I had fun putting those two ideas together” shares Abby.
The Los Angeles based 24 year old is inspired by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Ariana Grande, and Wolf Alice.
I was hearing the news that Billie Eilish had won a whole bunch of Grammy’s at 19. When you hear someone do so well at such a young age, it makes you question a lot of things as 20-something anyone! Let alone a musician’ said Front-man Myles Fischer about the song.
The track comes off the upcoming EP SOLD! The previous release Melancholia landed on Spotify’s Fresh Finds (AU, NZ).
He hooked up with Duran Duran’s John Taylor and a collaboration began. With Taylor playing bass, they drummed up 6 distinctive synth-pop songs. The track have received support from Ones To Watch (Live Nation) Jason Kramer on KCRW, Billboard, and Sirius XM.
Merchant will drop more singles in the coming months and wrap up the project with a 6 song EP in December.
The LA based pop artist honed his songwriting and production skills working with Sam Martin (Maroon 5, Jason Derulo, One Direction). Nate’s first band Papa Ya cracked the Top 10 on the Spotify Viral Charts with their debut single “Sunny.” Stream the track on KOAR’s Indie Invaders Playlist.
18 year old Lorelei Marcell just dropped her debut EP. Inspired by Alicia Keys, Sheryl Crow, Neil Young, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, and SZA, she performs including locally at open mics, cafes, and restaurants.
“I write and record pop music, but I love bluesy R&B. It’s a balance, because I’m a bit of an old soul when it comes to singing. Vocally, I always try to stand out” says the Boston-based singer and songwriter.
Lorelei says: “I was inspired to write this song when I met someone very special, and the maturity and emotions that come with moving on. After this past year, with graduating high school, it felt very difficult yet bittersweet to begin and leave it all behind”
Look out for Izabel and the new track nothingwillbadwill happen. Fans of Halsey and Tate McRae will enjoy. The 19 year old from Montreal caught early support from The Chainsmokers while her first track was featured on Spotify’s Fresh Finds, It’s A Bop, New Music Friday Canada, and Night Pop. Give it a stream on KOAR’s Indie Invaders.