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BMI Indie Spotlight: Chloe Angelides

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From News, posted 5.28.20. Maybe you haven’t realized it yet, but you’ve heard of Chloe Angelides. Since childhood, the Virginia native has been in pursuit of the song, and music has taken her from the streets of New York to the hills of Los Angeles. Angelides’ first single, “Ex WiFi,” which she wrote with her… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: May/June 2020

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From News, posted 5.20.20. Ready or not, spring is well underway! Our reality may look a little different than it did this time last year, but the music never stops. In this edition of the Indie Spotlight, we’re shouting out up-and-coming rapper $NOT, the trailblazing powerhouse Audrey Nuna, and the enigmatic Bickle, an Atlanta-based artist… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: $NOT

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From News, posted 5.20.20. The last two years have been a wild trip for $NOT. The Florida-based rapper, equipped with just a microphone and an Instagram account, turned his relentless release schedule (songs like “Lovely,” “Beretta” with Wifisfuneral and “Ca$e 19” with Jasiah” are standouts) into a devoted following who would undoubtedly show up to… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Audrey Nuna

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From News, posted 5.20.20. R&B powerhouse Audrey Nuna is changing the game. Setting a precedent as one of the first female Korean American R&B acts to go mainstream, the 20-year-old musician clings to her prized possession: her imagination. “We are living in a generation in music where creativity is popular,” she says. Nuna is a… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Bickle

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From News, posted 5.20.20. Bickle is an Atlanta-based singer/songwriter who aims to make you feel things… everywhere. The 21-year-old musician was hailed by Complex as “an underground favorite making interstellar pop songs,” and his number one rule for knowing when a song is finished? It has to make him laugh. Bickle’s knack for songwriting and… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Sure Sure

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From News, posted 5.20.20. Sure Sure is an art pop band from the Eastside of Los Angeles. Comprised of Chris, Charlie, Kevin, and Mike, the group has been releasing music since 2014. They have already amassed over 30 million combined streams across platforms and played more than 150 shows over the last two years, sharing… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Simone

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From News, posted 5.20.20. Simone is a 15-year-old singer/songwriter from New York with talent beyond her years. She was first discovered at an open mic night at age 13, which led to the creation of her first EP, Stories in My Mind, in 2017. Impressively, all the songs on the EP were written by Simone… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: mmmonika

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From News, posted 5.20.20. mmmonika is a Los Angeles based band comprised of John DeBold (bass), Gabe Durastanti (guitar), Grant Milliken (keyboard), Nick Velez (drums) and Ryan Yoo (vocals). mmmonika write and produce all their music in house, and their mission is to create happy songs for sad people—as is evident by the signature exclamation… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Atarah Valentine

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From News, posted 5.20.20. Atarah Valentine is a Los Angeles-based performer who is using his uniquely personal health and wellness metamorphosis as the foundation for his music. Valentine’s lush sounds, rich vocal harmonies and modern drum programming bolster his wickedly human lyrics, and his sound could be justly compared to Florence and the Machine, David… Read more...


Vibing Against the Lag: A Conversation with Songwriter/Producer Tommy English

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From News, posted 5.06.20. Growing up in Chicago in the 80’s and 90s, songwriter/producer Tommy English took to music early. Spurred by his parents, who placed a high value on music education, English picked up piano, trumpet, drums and guitar, versing himself in musicianship and songwriting at a young age. By his late teens, he… Read more...


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