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Meg Mac: Never Be

Meg Mac: Never Be

Meg Mac’s soft-spoken demeanor belies a big stage presence and an even bigger voice. Delivering starkly cinematic lyrics filtered through a Detroit/Memphis inspired sense of dark soul, that voice serves as the centerpiece of her 2015 debut Meg Mac EP [300 Hundred Entertainment]. It’s also a big reason that the Sydney, Australia singer and songwriter […]

Mating Ritual: I Wear Glasses

Mating Ritual: I Wear Glasses

Ryan Marshall Lawhon enjoys casual aggressive wine drinking and creates music as Mating Ritual. “I Wear Glasses” is the lubricated vision of a could-be hookup with a strong, confident woman. It’s the moment you finally make a move and all the wrong, clichéd lines come out; the moment you lose all fear of romantic pastiche […]

Alyssa Jacey: The Sun Will Rise

Alyssa Jacey: The Sun Will Rise

San Diego’s Alyssa Jacey, currently in Nashville, is an inspirational story. Her music career started by accident when friends forced her to try karaoke. Self-taught on guitar and drums, she plays over 100 shows per year both nationally and internationally. Past shows included Bruno Mars, Shawn Colvin, Paula Cole, Joan Osborne, Keith Anderson, Andy Grammer, […]

Gavin Turek: Hemisphere

Gavin Turek: Hemisphere

It’s impossible not to become infatuated with disco-pop princess Gavin Turek. The LA Native is always clad in a hand-made 70s fringe dress (she has one in every color) and armed with the best dance moves you’ve ever seen. It’s easy to draw comparisons anywhere from Tina Turner to Beyoncé but really, Gavin is her […]

Doctor Who: Season 9

Doctor Who: Season 9

The Doctor is an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through all of time and space in his TARDIS. His current travel companion is Clara Oswald, though he has a long list of friends and companions who have shared journeys with him. Instead of dying, the Doctor is able to “regenerate” into […]

Kolaj: The Touch

Kolaj: The Touch

In an era where unexpected elements and expectations for talent is higher than ever, one duo shines above the competition to provide a unique experience like no other. Step into the arena of KOLAJ, the musical synergy of singer/songwriter Teesa and producer Mighty Mike. Their signature productions have polished organic tones, soaring guitar leads, and […]

Atlas Genius: Molecules

Atlas Genius: Molecules

The members of Adelaide, Australia’s Atlas Genius do things a little differently….They set about building a studio where they could write and record music for their newly formed band three years before they even played their first live show as Atlas Genius. “We really got down and dirty with dry walling and literally laying the […]

Hanna & Kerttu: Russian Ghost

Hanna & Kerttu: Russian Ghost

It is not easy to describe what Hanna & Kerttu is like or where they came from. Born somewhere between Finland and Norway, located in Berlin, at home in a world of colours. It might be two little kids in a dark scary forest, getting lost and playing soothing music in order to find the […]

Paper Days: Kind Guidance

Paper Days: Kind Guidance

Paper Days formed when four friends became family through music. We are living in the “Paper Days”, the final generations before paper becomes obsolete as we move into a digital world. As a result of living during this transition, the music influences from multi-generations are reflected. If you listen close enough you can hear the […]

Micky Blue: Dark & Stormy

Micky Blue: Dark & Stormy

With a “haunted pop” style, Micky Blue has taken the music scene by storm with a sound reminiscent of Tove Lo and Lana Del Rey. Originally born in London, England, Micky Blue speaks from her soul through music with haunting melodies and heart-wrenching vocal delivery. She draws her inspiration from the story telling torch singers […]

Kaskade: Disarm You feat. Ilsey

Kaskade: Disarm You feat. Ilsey

The New York Times may have called him the “new face of electronic dance music” in a recent profile, but Ryan Raddon, known as Kaskade, has been in the trenches of the EDM scene as an original recording artist and in-demand DJ for more than a decade. He has released seven studio albums, including his […]

Sam Sparro: Hands Up

Sam Sparro: Hands Up

Samuel Falson, better known by his stage name Sam Sparro, is an Australian singer, songwriter and music producer. His stage name was derived from a family nickname, which in turn was inspired by the Sydney radio announcer Gary O’Callaghan’s on-air character Sammy Sparrow. He is signed to the British record label Island Records. Australian-born vocalist/multi-instrumentalist […]