Buzz Track: Cosmic Being
Rubberneck Lions is based in Ventura. The band gigs around such venues as The El Rey Theater, The Key Club, The Viper Room, and The Mint. Their debut record ‘Dual Entendre’ was recorded at 4th Street Recording in Santa Monica which housed other notable acts including The Neighbourhood and Bad Suns. The band has a release show in Venture at Bombay on April 19th.
Adele’s talent has made her lots of money. In fact, she is the richest young British musician. Her fortune continues to grow surpassing boy band One Direction. Adele who is only 25 is estimated to be worth more than £30m.
The list of the UK’s richest young musicians is dominated by women including, Leona Lewis, Katie Melua, Jessie J, Lily Allen and Charlotte Church.
One Direction’s £25m net worth puts them £1m ahead of the combined fortune of JLS, another product of Simon Cowell’s ITV talent show and chart juggernaut, The X Factor.
Buzz Track: Country
Hello Echo is a 3 piece alt band from Santa Monica. Their debut release, “Hello“, received national attention, vaulted by their 1st single Coming Days. The band is currently supporting new EP ‘Coffee Cups’. The band is close to completing their second album which is being produced by Jeremy Black (Apollo Sunshine) in Oakland. They will perform Brokechella Festival in LA on April 20th. For fans of Modest Mouse, Built to Spill, and the Pixies.
Buzz Track: Cardiac Arrest
Bad Suns are buzzing with their new single Cardiac Arrest which is going on it’s 4th week on Kat Corbett’s KROQ locals only show and actually made it to #1 on the countdown 2 weeks ago, #2 last week. Bad Suns are an up and coming band from Los Angeles that quickly attained a following playing to packed houses at The Troubadour and Viper Room. The band will perform at The Roxy in Los Angeles on April 18th.
Kings favorite The Unlikely Candidates who we placed in our top 8 emerging spot signed to Atlantic Records. The band hails from Fort Worth, Texas and takes cues from the likes of The Strokes and The Beatles. Their song Follow My Feet received solid radio spins making them buzz worthy among publishers and labels back in September 12.
Iconic producer Andy Johns who worked with Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix and Rolling Stones died at 62. Johns began his career as a tape operator for Olympic Studios in London where he worked with Rod Stewart, Jethro Tull and Humble Pie. He worked with the Rolling Stones from 1968-1973 helping to capture the sounds for “Exile On Main Street” from Keith Richards’ mansion in the South of France.
Buzz Track: Sweet Time
The Technicolors who hail from Phoenix will embark on a multi-city west coast tour this Spring in support of their latest release, ‘Listener Deluxe’ which was released on the indie label, Tallest Man Records. Citing influences like Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Bruce Springsteen, and Led Zeppelin the band just wrapped a string of successful shows at SXSW. The Technicolors will be supported by Fictionist (Atlantic Rec).
Buzz Track: Broken Hands
The indie rock three piece Moon Men spent three days and wrote, recorded, and mixed three songs in a bedroom in Oklahoma – it worked well for them. They come up with infectious melodies that have fans waiting for more. For fans of Arctic Monkey and Muse.