Buzz Track: So Strange
LA’s Superhumanoids has become a Kings favorite. This dreamy electro-pop trio is currently supporting the Cold War Kids supporting their debut album which will be released on June 11th. They will perform at the Mercury Lounge in NYC on June 21st.
Buzz Track: Flowers
Atlanta, Georgia based indie rock band, Cardova, are set to release their first full length album on May 14th via iTunes. It was produced by Jeff Malpass and mixed by Matt Malpass (Cute Is What We Aim For, Rookie Of The Year, Lydia) at Marigolds + Monsters Studio in Atlanta, GA. Their unique sound draws from old and new influences alike, while creating something noticeably different. The band will perform at the The Caledonia Lounge in Athens, GA on May 16th.
Buzz Track: 40 Seconds
In early 2012 Drew Murray and Hope Simpson formed Ever So Android in Seattle, Wa. The sound draws comparisons from the Black Keys and Deadmau5. Their live shows have been described as ‘intense’, and refreshing from the Seattle norm” which helps to cultivate their rapidly increasing fan base. Their first EP which was just released was produced by Dave Hillis (Pearl Jam, James Blunt, Afghan whigs). The band will perform Neumos (Seattle) on June 1st and Lo-Fi Performance Gallery (Seattle) on June 29th.
Buzz Track: Secret
News Update: Kings favorite singer-songwriter Shannon Labrie who is based in Nashville will perform at The Rockwood Music Hall in NYC on May 14th at 11:00pm. She spent last year building a fan base and was part of The iTunes Nashville Indie Spotlight as well as having several TV placements. For fans of Sheryl Crow, Colbie Caillat,and Adele.
The Kings of A&R top 8 Emerging Artists…
Last of The Wildmen – One of Your Sons
Kylie Odetta – Wanted
Super Happy Fun Club – Way Back
The Lonely Wild – Buried in the Murder
Wolf Colony - Calling
Moon Men – Truth Hurts
Bad Suns – Cardiac Arrest
Saint Motel – Benny Goodmen
Buzz Track: Great Big Crush
New comer Michaela Grace, a country artist has arrived on the scene. When she was eight she won her first talent competition singing Reba McIntyre’s “Why Haven’t I Heard From You”. She was invited to Nashville to co-write and record with producers and songwriters who have written for Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, and Lady Antebellum. She released her first EP titled Infinite and will perform at
the Prophet Bar on May 18th in Dallas.
Buzz Track: We Were Just Kids
Kings favorite Radical Something has released a new single and music video off their upcoming Album titled ‘We Were Just Kids’. The song has already cracked top #100 on iTunes Alternative Songs chart and is featured on Twitter Music as the #1 Emerging Song. Their last EP No Sweat which was released in February 2012, reached #6 on the iTunes Overall Albums charts and #33 on the Billboard Independent Albums Chart, headlining over 60 shows throughout the U.S.
Buzz Track: One Of Your Sons
Last of the Wildmen has been in a constant state of evolution since its formation in February of 2012. What began as an acoustic/folk side project has grown into a full volume, five-piece rock band. The band is built around their live show and plans to be on the road for most of the year. The band just released their first full length in March and standout tracks include One Of Your Sons, Drifter, and Earthquake. This is a band to watch in 2013.