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BMI Stage Launches Up-and-Coming Talent at 2018 ACL

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From News, posted 10.16.18. With fifteen years of Austin City Limits history under its belt, the BMI stage has returned to Austin to solidify its reputation as Zilker Park’s hottest location for music discovery throughout the festival. A true ACL staple, festival attendees expect and get groundbreaking performances from some of music’s most promising acts.… Read more...


Harry Gregson-Williams and Other Top Songwriters Honored At 2018 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.01.18. Ed Sheeran wins ‘Song of the Year’ for the third consecutive year with ‘Shape of You’; Liam Payne, Tinie Tempah, Natasha Bedingfield and James Arthur also recognized at London ceremony. Read more...


BMI Returns to Austin With its Signature Stage at ACL Fest

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From News, posted 9.26.18. lovelytheband, Mikky Ekko, flor, Trampled By Turtles, Sweet Spirit, the Sisterhood Band and more to join BMI in Austin Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Fall 2018

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From News, posted 9.25.18. Whether they’re using their music to speak out against injustice or bravely sharing their rawest emotions, BMI’s latest group of indie artists is refreshingly unapologetic and unafraid. Husband-and-wife duo Elephant Heart’s mesmerizing tracks chronicle both their love story and international travels, and indie-pop singer Dylan Dunlap and EDM up-and-comer Tim Dehnert… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Elephant Heart

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From News, posted 9.25.18. Some travelers make scrapbooks to remember their far-flung travels, but lucky for listeners, husband-and-wife duo Jason and Victoria Evigan, also known as Elephant Heart, make music, which Victoria calls “an outlet to tell our story through sound.” Drawing on the most captivating elements of pop, EDM and world music, their singles… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Cobi

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From News, posted 9.25.18. “Music has always been a vehicle for protest and this three-song EP touches on my feelings of loneliness in America, violence, and everlasting love,” says Cobi of his latest release, Songs from the Ashes (PT 2), which was a project with GRAMMY-Award–winning producer Anthony Kilhoffer (John Legend, Kanye West). Born Jacob… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: TRACES

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From News, posted 9.25.18. Success isn’t exactly a new thing for Tim Dehnert, a singer, songwriter and producer who originally hails from San Diego and calls his latest project TRACES. Following his 2016 move to Los Angeles, Dehnert, at the time in his late teens, self-released singles such as “Share Your Love” and “Do Better,”… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: WILD

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From News, posted 9.25.18. The origin story of WILD, a Los-Angeles–based trio, might be described as a series of lucky coincidences. Tyler Thompson (producer/bass) and Zach Daegatano (guitar/vocals) met through a mutual friend and began writing soulful, pop-influenced songs. Then they met Lauren Luiz, and they knew the former opera singer’s powerful vocals would complete… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Jake Scott

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From News, posted 9.25.18. Jake Scott is a Los-Angeles–based singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who, in college, had the kind of success a student musician only dreams of: His debut EP, Of Life and Longing, peaked at number four on the singer-songwriter charts and was featured in the number four slot on the Billboard Heat-Seekers chart.… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Dylan Dunlap

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From News, posted 9.25.18. Los Angeles native Dylan Dunlap got his start as a street musician, but his music, which mixes raw indie sensibility with likeable pop energy, was too dynamic to be kept under wraps. A blind audition on The Voice in 2015 didn’t inspire any judges to turn around, but Dunlap was undeterred… Read more...


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