Buzz Track: We Were Just Kids
Kings favorite Radical Something just released the debut single and music video off their upcoming Album. The song has already cracked top #100 on iTunes Alternative Songs chart and is featured on Twitter Music as the #1 Emerging Song. The video was directed by Alexi Papalexopoulos, the rising L.A.-based filmmaker who recently shot videos for Big Boi, Theophilus London, T.I. and more. Since releasing their EP No Sweat in February 2012, reaching #6 on the iTunes Overall Albums charts and #33 on the Billboard Independent Albums Chart, Radical Something has headlined over 60 shows throughout the U.S., while using their time off the road in L.A. to write and record new material.
Buzz Track: Whirlwind (Featuring Jordan Omley)
Nadia Rayne, hailing from St. Paul, Minneapolis is an up and coming singer-songwriter. Nadia already has a decade of singing experience and sights Beyonce as an influence with respect to songwriting, expressing herself musically. Nadia has a voice of a young Duffy, Adele and Jesse J all rolled up into one.
Buzz Track: Blindest Eyes
This New Day is a music duo composed of singer-songwriters Mike Cappelluti and Dana Rae Hembling. Their 4 song debut EP album “Coming Home” was produced by Jake Antelis and was just released in January. The band has performed The Bamboozle Music Festival in Asbury Park as well as the Skate & Surf Festival (2013). Also, Dana was nominated for a Jersey Acoustic Music Award for Best Young Female Vocalist and Mike was nominated for Best Young Songwriter and Best Instrumentalist.
Buzz Track: Pieces
LA-based indie band Third Vision has become an entity of the pop/alternative genre, packaging a unique blend of edge and charisma. Their vibe is reminiscent of artists such as Imagine Dragons, Coldplay and Snow Patrol. The band has released an EP along with a video for the single
Lighthouse Ave that has reached 30,000 YouTube streams. The band can be found gigging around Los Angeles performing at venues including Dragonfly, Silverlake Lounge among others.
Buzz Track: Just Want To Live Forever
Like A Parrot is a production duo consisting Aaron Bonus (formerly of Westland) and Justin Gammella (in Venona). Following in the foot steps of Capital Cities and Monsters of Men, in just 4 months Like A Parrot has already signed a publishing deal and are gaining notoriety very quickly within the Alternative scene. They plan to release an EP this upcoming fall.
Philadelphia’s City Rain who we just featured just came in first place during last week’s MTVU The Freshmen Competition. The video for the single “The Optimist” will be added into full rotation. This single is part of the band’s forthcoming, full length LP entitled, Songs for a High School Dance, due out in 2014. The band has shared the stage with Capital Cities, Brick & Mortar, Lumineers, among others.
Buzz Track: I Got It
Los Angeles based 17 year old singer-songwriter Brandon Bassir is making some noise. His debut EP was produced by Emile Ghantous (Pitbull, Chris Brown). Influenced by multiple genres, he was drawn to John Mayer, Kanye West, Pink Floyd, Queen, Elton John, Childish Gambino, and Bruno Mars. Brandon’s Ep “22″ captures the nostalgia and rich sounds of over 60 years. You can check him out at House Of Blues in West Hollywood on February 6th.
Pop artist Beth Spangler is currently recording her project in Atlanta with production team MATRAX (R. Kelly) and producer Chris “Deep” Henderson (“Blame It” – Jamie Foxx feat. T-Pain). She captured the eyes and ears of songwriters and producers after building a name for herself through a vocal competition. She peaked at #12 on MTV’s popular artist list and her covers of of Clarity and All In My Head have been fan favorites. The single will be available on iTunes January 27th.