The 25 year-old Wisconsin-based indie artist released several singles that has garnered over 30 million streams on Spotify and were highlighted by Billboard, Lyrical Lemonade, MTV and Atwood. Playlist include Spotify’s Fresh Finds, Pop Rising, young & free, sad hour, and Good Vibes.
He is set to release an EP called Complicit in early 2022.
The band notes: “After finishing our first tour of South Africa we decided to go shark diving. I had a phobia of drowning but felt it was time to face my fears.I jumped in the water and opened my eyes. There was a shark staring right at my face, my heart was pumping so I panicked. As I was collecting my breath I started hearing this melody my head that kept getting louder..I left the Ocean to grab my phone and record the melody which eventually become the chorus of ‘Little Dance.’
The duo picked up gold and platinum singles and garnered over 50 million streams. The performed internationally off of the success with their single “Life Without Fantasies” and won the Canadian JUNO Award.
Look out for Rachael Kathryn Bell aka Little Luna and the track under the wave. In the first few seconds of the track, I thought I was listening to Gotye’s Somebody I Use To Love, but it quickly ventures into new territory.
Little Luna says “This song, to me, is about how I feel in meditation. Sometimes my mind present and floating, Sometimes my thoughts tossing me around.”
The best music cities in the U.S.?
Nashville, Tenn is the clear the winner according to recent data. It’s the music capital of the U.S., ranking No. 1. Nashville also tops the charts as the best city for working musicians. Career performers can expect to earn an average of $28.81 hourly. Cities following Nashville include Indianapolis, Portland, Austin, Louisville, and Texas.
The worse cities? Miami and Las Vegas
The metrics used for the study were working musicians, affordable shows, and the amount of shows booked. The top 15 cities have an average of 39 professional musicians per capita. The top 15 cities have an average of 3.86 small concert venues per capita versus 2.90 venues per capita in the average city. The top 15 cities consistently come out on top for Google Trends and music searches for all genres and rank 11% higher across every genre than the average city
“I wrote this when I was living with my parents a year into the pandemic. I was making music out of their garage (so literally my own garage band lol). I made this one night when I was exhausted listening to all my go-to comfort songs” says Lyrah.
Lyrah got her start as a writer for other artists and since pursuing a solo path her songs have landed on Spotify’s Fresh Finds and garnering features Earmilk and Indie Shuffle, and topped the Hype Machine charts. Most recently she had a song featured in HBO’s show “The Sex Lives of College Girls”.