Kings favorite The Neighbourhood who we posted before they struck a deal with Columbia Records just released a brand new video for Afraid. It follows the successful single “Sweater Weather,” which has now been certified gold by the RIAA for sales in excess of 500,000 units. The Neighbourhood is currently out on a sold-out nationwide headline tour after spending the summer on a string of tour dates supporting Imagine Dragons.
Buzz Track: On My Way
Austin based pop indie act The Vantage have created a buzz with their song On My Way. The band has already garnered over 200K plays on Soundcloud, and ‘On My Way’ was recently featured on ABC Family’s “The Vineyard”. They are mix of Jack Johnson, Fun, Imagine Dragons and The Dangerous Summer. The band has upcoming dates in Austin.
King The Kid, who has only been a band for just barely a year, has just come off two US and Canada tours. They performed as a featured headliner at “PlayList Live” and won Hot Topic” Battle of The Bands. They have over 30 million YouTube views and their recent cover of Wrecking Ball has already garnered 2 million views. Check out the track A song For Brittany.
Sweden’s indie pop act Indevotion a Kings favorite will perform this week at CMJ. The band released a brand new EP “Heart” and released a music video for the first single “Originals”. They have toured Sweden in the last year performing in clubs and and big stages, also performing several of the main festivals in Scandinavia. They will perform at Pianos on October 15th in NYC at 6:15. Check out the video for the track Originals.
Kings favorite NGHBRS who we just featured will perform CMJ.
OCT 17th – The Gramercy Theatre , NYC @ 8pm
OCT 17th – Paperbox, Brooklyn @ 10pm
OCT 18th – Sullivan Hall , NYC @ 7pm
Check out the video for Hold Up Girl
Buzz Track: North Hills
Since the last time we featured BadBoxes the band was picked up by the Agency Group and Neon Gold Records debuted a “JSMN” remix by Diamond Cut which hit #15 on Hype Machine’s Remix Chart. They will perform at the Knitting Factory on October 15th in NYC and October 17th at Rockwood Music Hall at 8:00pm. If you’re in town for CMJ, this will be a band to put on your radar.
Buzz Track: Go Buffalo
Like Swimming is a Swedish pop group. At the end of the summer 2013 the trio began to gain momentum and USA-Today premiered their third single Go Buffalo. The band is currently booked for their first USA tour and have upcoming performances Los Angeles and CMJ in New York. If you’re out and about at CMJ, this would be a band to watch.
Kings favorite Shannon Labrie who create a solid a buzz last year is still impressing. She has show dates in NYC this week including a performance at The Living Room on October 10th. Her album Just Be Honest, debuted in the Top Ten of iTunes’ Singer/Songwriter chart in February 2013. Check out her just- released video for the song Slow Dance.