Streaming music via paid subscription or for free legally is helping keep emerging talents and the record industry a float. In times when a variety of new and interesting musicians can release new music independently as well as creating a huge social media fan following without the assistance of major labels, there now more than ever seems to be more choice and a range of various different styles of music which traditionally may have only existed in certain sub cultures and may be considered too far left of mainstream, however a side effect of the freedom to listen to a wide array of music is that there is no filter or indicator to suggest what is worth avoiding. For this reason we have decided to give you an opportunity to listen to new music which may not be commercially successful immediately but would be our choice of ones to watch:
Wild Belle are a American Indie Rock Band consisting of brother and sister Elliot and Natalie Bergman, hailing from Chicago, Illinois. Wild Belle recently released their debut album “Isles.” on March 12th, 2013. The awesome album consists of a sophisticated approach to writing songs and composition which blends Ska, Raggae, Rock, Funk and Jazz influences. Sounds like:
Bastille are a band hailing from South London, England, formed in 2010. Bastille started out as a solo project by singer-songwriter Dan Smith, who later decided to form a band who are currently signed to Virgin Records UK. Currently Bastille’s #1 album is available via itunes and consists of alternative indie rock hits. Sounds like:
Laura Mvula is a British soul singer-songwriter from Birmingham. Her debut album Sing to the Moon, was released on March 4, 2013 and is currently #9 on the UK album chart. Her voice is a powerful, distinctive and soulful voice. The content of her beautifully arranged songs is expressive, inspiring and refreshing. Her debut album an unexpected treasure which we cannot stop listening to. Sounds Like:
Check out the bright and colorful video for Kelly Rowland’s single “Kisses Down Low” produced by Mike Will. This title is the second single from his fourth album, “Talk a Good Game”. In an interview, the singer described the clip as “I am so glad with this clip, the theme is fun and sexy pinup. The makeup and hairstyles are flashy”, Press play below Kelly Rowland performing “Kisses Down Low” directed by Collin Tilley.