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Indie Spotlight: Lollapalooza 2018 Edition

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From News, posted 7.16.18. Now in its lucky 13th year, the BMI Stage at Lollapalooza is continuing its tradition of bringing the indie artists you need to know to the festival of summer. From gritty, guitar-based rock to futuristic funk to explosive pop and synth-driven soul, look for names like Larkin Poe, Mainland, Grace Weber,… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Larkin Poe

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Contemporary blues-rock duo Larkin Poe is a sister act comprised of Atlanta-natives Rebecca and Megan Lovell, who relocated to Nashville to pursue their musical ambitions. Named for one of their familial ancestors who was also a distant cousin of Edgar Allan Poe, Larkin Poe’s music mines a reverent blend of blues… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Wes Period

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Wes Period is a native Californian rapper/songwriter/producer who began making music in 2010. Flecked with a bright, celebratory and hazy lyrical flow, Wes’ music is upbeat, sunny and singularly Californian, well evidenced on his single, “Champagne Champion.” Since signing to Facet Records, Wes has released a track called “Trap Star,” and… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: FLETCHER

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Originally hailing from Asbury Park, the rock capital of New Jersey, striking singer-songwriter Fletcher made a tremendous splash when her rousing pop track “War Paint” was essentially declared the anthem of the summer 2015 via the Spotify Viral 50 Chart. The single became the #1 most socially shared track on Spotify… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: GASHI

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Born in Africa, bred in Brooklyn by parents of Albanian descent, Gashi seamlessly sings, raps, blends and melds musical elements into a singular style that has made him an artist to watch. His single “Disrespectful” has accrued 4.6M views on YouTube, and his single “No No No” has been streamed over… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Supa Bwe

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Chicago rapper/producer Supa Bwe (real name Frederick S. Burton) dropped his full-length solo debut, Finally Dead, last December, and the bold release proved to be an audacious opening statement, premiering at number 3 on iTunes and earning critical shout-outs from XXL, Hype Best and others. As influenced by classic hip-hop from… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Madison Beer

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Madison Beer is a Long Island native who started posting her covers of pop and R&B songs online at the age of 12. Since then, Beer has racked up YouTube views past 83 million, she’s amassed 10.7 million Instagram subscribers and 2.6 million Twitter followers. She signed with Island Records after… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Mainland

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Finding elegance in simplicity, California-via-Brooklyn band Mainland play a passionate blend of powerful rock rife with soaring choruses and chiming hooks that recalls garagey New York City bands from the turn of the millennium. After independently releasing their Shiner EP in 2014, they landed a deal with 300 Entertainment as one… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: CKY

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Notorious in the 2000’s for their raucous sound and anarchic, hard-partying skate-punk aesthetic both onstage and off, Pennsylvania’s CKY are in the process of a comeback that started with 2017’s The Phoenix, their first new album in eight years. While not necessarily a kinder, gentler ensemble, the CKY of 2018 is… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Chase Atlantic

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From News, posted 7.13.18. Chase Atlantic is a trio formed by two brothers, Mitchel Cave and Clinton Cave, and one longtime friend, Christian Anthony, who produce, perform, and passionately conjure up dark alternative pop punctuated by rock and R&B. This Australian group blurs the lines between a nocturnal aesthetic and primal bliss on their 2017… Read more...


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