Hermosa Beach, CA. After a transitional period in their career, the band LIFE was born. Former members of the fan favorite group Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds, Moi, Matt & Sean have found new “life” in this project and project a great Alternative and Pop sound. Their debut single ” R U D W N” is already making noise in the industry and their second song release from their forthcoming EP premiered on Yahoo Music with praise. Catch their enticing live show at their debut Los Angeles showcase presented by Live Nation on April 14th, 2014 at The Viper Room.
Hot on our radar with their hit single “Reverse” comes SomeKindaWonderful. This five piece is already creating waves not only locally, but through radio airwaves nationally as well. They were just added to Sirius XM’s Altnation as well as ALT 98.7 FM in Los Angeles to name a couple. A member of the Downtown Records Family, SomeKindaWonderful takes you on a journey through Soul and R&B mixed with some powerful pop and indie rock influences that you won’t soon forget. Jordy Towers’ infectious melodies will leave you wanting more, which can be satisfied this summer when their debut album is set for release. Next Show: April 15th, 2014 – Bootleg Bar in Los Angeles.
LA based singer/songwriter Katie Cole (Originally from Australia) has already made huge strides in her musical career. Performances throughout the UK and US, Katie Cole has performed at the infamous SXSW, Sundance, NAMM and the ASCAP Expo events to name a few. Katie’s music has garnished a buzz in the UK on BBC Radio as well as many TV placements which just makes her that much more accomplished. Her latest album “Lay It All Down” dropped earlier this month and if history repeats itself, this album will be full of TV placements as well. While drawing similarities to Sheryl Crow and Fleetwood Mac, Katie Cole has a sound all of her own that is worth a listen.
Coming to us from south of the border is Australian band, Battleships. This quartet writes music that draws from many different influences. Their indie rock sound with post-britpop aesthetics have powered them into the heart of the Australia music scene. Their singles “In Retrospect” and “Your Words” have propelled Battleships into popularity that is already making it’s way onto radio in the UK. Keep your eyes and ears open for this next A&R Radar band, Battleships.
All the way from Sweden comes alternative rock group, Kadawatha. This five piece is set to release their debut album this Spring featuring their single “Agape”. Not many artists can claim that they have shared the stage on the 2010 Honda Civic Tour with Paramore before their album became available. Lead singer Daniel Kadawatha, started the project in 2008 and it has developed a big following in Sweden and England thanks to his unique vocal ranges and infectious melodies. Kadawatha is a band to watch all over the world and they look to make their mark in the US again very soon.
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The Well Reds come to us from Atlanta, Georgia and have been on our radar for a few years in anticipation of their full length that would follow their extremely melodic and critically acclaimed “Violet” EP. We have waited long enough, and their new full length album (Due out April 2014) brings so many new pop elements while still adhering to their energetic and sincere songs on their first release. Their new single “BPM (I Feel Rhythm)” is a great first single that will make you dance in the vein of Two Door Cinema Club. Radio Play, and sharing the stage with acts like Andy Grammar, Need to Breathe and We The Kings, have propelled The Well Reds into the next A&R Radar Band to watch!
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Finish Ticket from San Francisco Bay Area, is making noise nationally. Not only are they currently on tour throughout the US, but the tour will include a stop at SXSW as well as an opening slot for Capital Cities in Utah. Their single, “Tranquilize” has already made a huge splash with a placement in a recent BMW commercial and their momentum continues to move forward in a positive way. Their sold out shows are a testament to their live performance and loyal fan base. We all are extremely excited to see their growth in 2014, and we know one thing is for sure, they won’t go unnoticed.
Colour of London based out of Nashville Tennessee, is a band on a mission. Jimmie Allen and Nate Woodall came together in 2009 to form what would eventually be the Pop / Rock group that is the official voice of
the popular lifestyle brand, Alex and Ani. In 2013 they released 5 new singles that are extremely catchy and radio friendly. Their pop and alternative sensibilities, and addicting melodies are only a sample of what is to come in 2014 for Colour of London. We except big things from this group going forward.
Combining the beautiful and refreshing vocals of Mindy White and the musicianship from a few of the members of the beloved Copeland, comes the band States. The 5 Piece just released their renounced album entitled “Paradigm” which is the perfect answer to their “Room to Run” 2012 release and they are clearly not slowing down. The band is currently unsigned, but gaining more and more recognition each and every day. Keep your radar on States for more, including music videos and tour dates supporting the new album.
Mighty Fox comes to us from Chicago Illinois. This 4 piece band draws influences from Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, U2, Mumford & Sons and more to complete their sound that makes up Mighty Fox. Less than a year old, Mighty Fox has taken the industry and alternative rock scene by surprise. Keep an eye out for more music to be released from the band in the first quarter of 2014. If their two singles “Free Yourself” and “Oceans” are any indication of what’s to come, then the industry is in for a real treat!
Twin brothers from Florida came together roughly 6 years ago to move an audience and engage listeners into their honest and raw sound. This acoustic duo has done just that by gaining major recognition over the years touring and opening for well known artists across the country. Their Singles “Favorite Girl” and “Angel of Mine” are a great representation of their real emotional sound. With thousands of fans all over the world and hundreds of thousands of views on their youtube page, The Icarus Account will continue to be a dominant force in the Acoustic / Pop world. Get ready.
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We The Ghost burst onto the scene two years ago in Tulsa OK. Since then they have taken their unique blend of pop/rock, indie, reggae, urban acoustic and mashed them altogether for a sound all of their own. For fans of The Script, Maroon 5 and One Republic, We The Ghost have shared the stage with Imagine Dragons, Neon Trees and others in their short time as a band. WTG is nominated for ‘Rock Album of the Year’ at the LA Music Awards 2013 and their unique sound is a breath of fresh air and will undoubtedly put them on the map. Make sure to listen to “Let Me Know” and their new video for ”Sinking Suspicion”.
The Tragic Thrills come to us fresh off their debut album release (Oct. 22, 2013). While the band is technically fresh on the scene, one would never know when taking into account their cohesiveness as a group and catchy melodies on every song. Their single “Tears” released in September and has powered them forward with some great press surrounding the new album. Catch them this Friday at the Slide Bar in Fullerton (November 1st) and be sure to keep them on your radar. We are expecting great things from them!
Heavy English have exploded on the scene. This trio of extraordinary musicians from New York have reincarnated a former project into something much different, but extremely appealing. Having only their single “21 Flights” to speak of, Heavy English has already created a huge buzz on XM’s Alt Nation and have garnered over 15k plays on Youtube in 3 months on their debut single. We can’t wait for more music! Keep an eye on them for big announcements in the near future.
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The Silent Comedy from San Diego CA is an infusion of Folk, Americana, and good ‘ol Rock ‘n Roll. Their unique style and driving rhythm is apparent in their hit songs including “Bartholomew” and “God Neon.” The quartet is already gaining traction with the masses and has opened for Dave Matthews Band twice at the Gorge (2011 & 2012). The Silent Comedy continues to develop a live show that will make you yearn for a shot of whiskey and a repeat performance.
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The New Velvet takes DIY to a new level. Performing together since High School, The New Velvet has received recognition from reputable publications, performed at high end music festivals and they even engage in a series of videos featuring Youtube Sensations garnering over 2 million views combined. Their pop sound infused with infectious harmonies will continue to open doors for them going forward. Their hit single “Hey Lady” is just a glimpse into the bright future for The New Velvet.
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Country Artist Wes Mack, is high on the radar coming off his new single ‘Duet’ featuring Carly McKillip. The single has already gained heavy recognition in Canada and the US. Great harmonies, and sing-a-long melodies separate his new single from the masses and also puts him right in the mix for breakout country artist. Former actor now acclaimed musician, Wes Mack is destined to be a staple in the Country Music Scene for years to come!
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Originally from Las Vegas Nevada, Palaye Royale’s sound can be unofficially described as fashion-art rock with numerous other musical influences. Their 2012 single “Morning Light” clocked in over 20 million views on Youtube. This year, the band has taken it up a notch and you can already hear the maturity in their newest single “Get Higher” that clocks in with a not-so-modest 800,000 views on Youtube. With distinguished vocals, artsy style, and a big indie sound, Palaye Royale are unique in every way.
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