Category: Artist of the Month

April 1st, 2018

Artist of the Month –  April 2018

The Aces are a 4 piece pop rock band from Utah. Their album When My Heart Felt Volcanic comes out April 6 and features tracks “Lovin’ isBible”, and “”Fake Nice.” Their video for “Volcanic Love” is exciting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOlVELlP2jk 

For info visit http://theacesofficial.com/

 

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March 1st, 2018

Artist of the Month – March 2018

Lauren Sanderson

Lauren Sanderson – This 22 year old from Ft Wayne, IN recently signed to EPIC Records. Her latest single “Written In the Stars” comes out March 2. She has sold out tours across the nation before. She has also spoken at TED talks. She is a hip-hop R&B artist who should be on everyone’s radar. https://www.laurensanderson.com/

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February 1st, 2018

Artist of the Month –   February 2018

Joanna Teters
Joanna Teters is a NYC musician who blends smooth R & B, reggae and disco into her album Warmer When It Rainshttp://www.joannateters.com/

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January 1st, 2018

Artist of the Month –   January 2018

Bat Fangs

Bat Fangs – This pop-metal duo will release their self titled album in February on Don Giovanni Records. Bat Fangs is Betsy Wright & Laura King. Pay attention to their single “Wolfbite.” They are already booked for SXSW in March. https://www.facebook.com/batfangsband

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December 1st, 2017

Artist of the Month – December 2017

Stef Chura

Stef Chura was signed to Saddle Creek in November. This Detroit alt singer-songwriter recalls the best of 90’s alt mixed with lyric driven songwriting. Her debut album Messes is being re-released by Saddle Creek in February. For info visit  stefchura.net
Her video for “Speeding Ticket” is quietly mesmerizing:
 
https://youtu.be/I65kNCvI5x0
 
 
 

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November 1st, 2017

Artist of the Month – November 2017

Sophie Grophy – Sophie Grophy is an Australian rapper and songwriter who caught our attention this month with Milwaukee Banks “Lights Down” video – 

 Sophie Grophy released her own album last year called Purpularityhttps://www.sophiegrophy.com/

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October 1st, 2017

Artist of the Month –  October 2017

Aisha Badru

Aisha Badru – She released the single “Mind On Fire” this summer. It is part of the full length album she will be releasing soon as a follow up to her 2015 Vacancy EP. This New York singer songwriter is touring now. https://aishabadru.com/

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August 30th, 2017

Artist of the Month –  September 2017

Stacey

Stacey –  Her First Move sophomore EP comes out this month and is hi-lighted by the video, It’ll Be Alright. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pFSoy-9cOw
This Toronto artist has blossomed from a minimalist in style to a fully produced artist. https://www.facebook.com/staceymusic/
 

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August 1st, 2017

Artist of the Month –  August 2017

Hotel Sex – Augusta Wise/Augusta Gail – On the final day of June Hotel Sex’s video “Explode”  (below)  premiered. It is a risque and provocative piece that calls comparisons to Lady Gaga. We’re waiting the for next single from this new band.  https://www.thisishotelsex.com/

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July 1st, 2017

Artist of the Month – July 2017

Lucy Camp

Lucy Camp is a hip hop artist you’ve probably never heard of. She is releasing her Whispers EP this month featuring the song “The Heart Dies.” She is a force to be reckoned with and will attract attention quickly. http://lucycamp.com/
 
 

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May 31st, 2017

Artist of the Month –  June 2017

Marika Hackman

Marika Hackman – UK artist is releasing follow up to her 2015 album We Slept At Last. The new album is I’m Not Your Man and is coming out on Subpop Records. Hackman has a provocative folk sound that has come through in the singles “Violet” and “My Lover Cindy.” She is touring with The Big Moon who are also featured on the album. http://marikahackman.com/

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May 1st, 2017

Artist of the Month – May 2017

Piss Test

Piss Test is a punk from Portland led by Samantha Gladu. They are releasing sophomore album LPII soon that includes the single “Talkin’ Shit”, which is a feminist musician anthem.
The song can be found at: https://dirtcultrecords.bandcamp.com/track/talkin-shit

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March 31st, 2017

Artist of the Month –  April 2017

Sigrid

Sigrid is a 20 year old superstar from Norway. Her song, “Don’t Kill My Vibe” is immediately recognized as a hit. She is now splitting time between London & Bergen and we’re looking forward to new music soon. https://www.facebook.com/thisissigrid

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March 1st, 2017

Artist of the Month –  March 2017

Skott

Skott

Skott is making her American debut in LA and at SXSW. This Scandinavian artist has the unique history of growing up in a commune with musicians. When she struck out on her own, she has lit up the charts. She released a 7″ last year and we’re looking forward to her US tour being one of many. https://www.facebook.com/skottmusic

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January 31st, 2017

Artist of the Month –  February 2017

Mr. Airplane Man

Mr. Airplane Man – This Boston 2 piece is nothing you would expect. They released a bunch of albums in the early 00’s including Moanin’, Shakin’ Around, C’mon DJ, and more. They recently got back together after a 10 year absence and did Geneva Station last year. Think of an old Mississippi blues man meeting Jack White with a touch of Reverend Horton Heat and you have the flavor of Mr. Airplane Man. http://www.mrairplaneman.com/

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December 31st, 2016

Artist of the Month –  January 2017

Elsa Carmona

Elsa Carmona – This electropop artists is blending R & B to pop with a delicious result. Her singles “Run Baby Run” & “Ritual” have been streaming on FEMMUSIC’s Soundcloud channel. Carmona is based in Sweden but comes from Barcelona. She is a great new story about to begin. https://www.facebook.com/elsacarmonamusic/

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November 30th, 2016

Artist of the Month – December 2016

The xx

The xx – The xx announced their 3rd studio album I See You would be coming out in January. This UK 3 piece is an earthquake that builds and builds. http://thexx.info/order/
 

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October 30th, 2016

Artist of the Month – November 2016

Tangerine

This Seattle 3 piece is known for fun pop songs. Tangerine is comprised of Marika & Miro Justad, and Tony Kuhn. In February they released Sugar Teeth, one of the most addictive EPs this year. They are now on tour with Sales. http://www.tangerineband.com/

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September 28th, 2016

Artist of the Month – October 2016

We saw Muddy Magnolias this summer. The combination of Jessy Wilson & Kallie North makes this band a combination of gospel, R & B, funk and rock. Wilson, originally from Brooklyn, and North, originally from Texas met in Nashville. Their debit album Broken People comes out Oct 14.
http://www.muddymagnolias.com/

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August 31st, 2016

Artist of the Month –  September 2016

Davina and the Vagabonds

A cross between the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Erykah Badu, Davina and the Vagabonds is a wild party waiting to happen. Davina Sowers is band leader to this group. When she hits the notes you can feel the planet shiver. Nicollet and Tenth is the band’s third album and a live album. It was released this year. http://davinaandthevagabonds.com/

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