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No Vacation: Dræm Girl

This is the first of several surprise San Francisco treats I encountered today, and as always, I’m immensely delighted and proud to discover more fresh, potent talent right here at home. SF based indie pop duo No Vacation has roots in a myriad of musical backgrounds, but together, Basil Saleh and Sabrina Mai are thoroughly […]

Felix Jaehn: Book of Love feat. Polina

Felix Jaehn: Book of Love feat. Polina

As well as their journey of songwriting discovery, a glance at the Soundcloud profile of a young, emerging artist should reveal one thing above all: the reach and popularity of their music. With Felix Jaehn, it’s soon clear – he has long since crossed the borders of his native country and is well on the […]

Leo Stannard: I Need Time

Leo Stannard: I Need Time

Young Leo Stannard recently played at the Union Chapel in London alongside Maverick Sabre, Tom Odell, Rae Morris and Lewis Mokler in front of 1200 people “It was a crazy lineup”, he claims. Not the sort of thing the average teenager can say they’ve accomplished by the age of 17. Stannard is also set to […]

Julian King: No Strings

Julian King: No Strings

Rising singer, songwriter, musician and Philadelphia native Julian King announces the release of his debut EP SING FOR YOU! Sing For You is a masterful composition which gives listeners an inside peek into Julian’s world. The E.P. boasts the popular “No Strings,” a record that is about keeping a relationship light, fun, and without any […]

Life is Better Blonde: Follow Me

Life is Better Blonde: Follow Me

Life is Better Blonde is the result of lost and discovered voice memos, late-night musings and discarded production scraps. Taking cues from the likes of Flying Lotus, James Blake and Arthur Russell, the music is both introverted and deeply personal, while displaying a grit common to glitch and electronica. Debut single ‘Mine’ is an exercise […]

Tink: I Like

The multi-faceted singer/rapper/songwriter, Tink grew up in Calumet City a south suburb outside of Chicago, Illinois. Starting her musical attributes at the age of seven, the young artists’ musical influences were from both her parents– her mother being a gospel singer and father being a music producer. Tink started singing in the Church and from […]

Ray Blk: Talk To Me

Ray Blk: Talk To Me

Ray Blk is a R&B singer / songwriter from South London who cites her inspirations as Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, biggie smalls and Lil Kim. She infuses soulful sounds with a hip hop edge and asserts that her primary focus are lyrics while vocals are secondary. Ray hopes to bring something new to the R&B […]

Heroics: New Lovers

Heroics: New Lovers

Based in London, fronted by Northern Irish singer Graeme Wylie, and formed through several musical collaborations over the last few years. Born from the benefits of an Internet age, Heroics were formed through a love of punk, indie and all things pop Originally consisting of Graeme, Alex, Jarrett and Chris, the lineup slowly came to […]

Tei Shi: See Me

Tei Shi: See Me

Raised in Vancouver and Bogotá, and based in Brooklyn, Valerie Teicher aka Tei Shi is an artist with a silky voice and ethereal music to match. Her sound, what she likes to call her “mermaid music,” is-intentionally-somewhat hard to categorize, and probably best described as a fusion of indie pop, electronica, and airy ’90s R&B. […]

Freedom Fry: 21

Freedom Fry: 21

In February of 2015, Freedom Fry started the year at #1 on The Hype Machine with their first in a series of new singles, “Shaky Ground (Hey Na Na Na).” Spotify included them in their rankings of “100 Emerging Artists From SXSW,” and in the Spring they toured the west coast with Belgian sensation Stromae, […]

Tongues: You Never Knew Me

Tongues: You Never Knew Me

Tongues was born from demos pieced together during an 8 month round-the-world trip. Bold synths, deep subs and soaring vocoders have drawn comparisons to Hot Chip, Alt-J and fellow Glaswegians Chvrches. Tongues.’ soul aim is to create inspiring, uplifting pop songs combining raw energy with a delicate emotive touch. Colours In The Dark, was accidentally […]

Carley Austin: Through Her Eyes

Carley Austin: Through Her Eyes

Sydney’s Carley Austin, is a 21-year-old singer/songwriter. With a background of acoustic/folk roots, Carley has spent the last two years creating a unique sound; blending her soft, heart-felt tones with ambient, electronic production. Singing at a very young age, Carley grew up attending guitar and vocal lessons, and performed around Sydney for over a decade. […]