Artists You Should Hear Round-Up — August 2015

Starting this month, our CONNECT artist development team will be choosing 10 of their favorite artists from the month's selection of homepage featured artists. We've assembled them together in one playlist for your listening pleasure — let us know your favorites!

Lena Fayre
Already noted as an “Artist To Watch” by Rolling Stone and featured on Noisey and L.A. Weekly, indie pop singer-songwriter Lena Fayre just premiered her latest video, “Possessions,” on Idolator. This single is the latest from her acclaimed new EP, Is There Only One?

Vintage Trouble
After joining hard rock legends AC/DC on tour across Europe this summer, Vintage Trouble will head out on their own headlining tour. They’ll be playing across the US, including Nashville, New York City, New Orleans, and Austin.

Flora Cash
Flora Cash’s song “Save Me” was recently featured on one of Berlin-based PR agency Nordic By Nature’s Spotify playlists. Their song “Whoa My” was also featured on an episode of MTV’s Teen Mom 2 (their second feature for that show).

Lo’ There Do I See My Brother
Tacoma, WA’s Lo’ There Do I See My Brother debuted the video for their latest post-rock opus, “Twenty Three,” on PureVolume.com

KaiL Baxley
In support of his highly anticipated album, A Light That Never Dies, LA-based soul singer KaiL Baxley premiered his latest single (“Mirrors of Paradise”) on Diffuser Mag. He was also recently featured in The Huffington Post’s “Speaking With Your New Favorite Artist.”

Sky White Tiger
After premiering his latest video for “Don’t Mean Much” on Entertainment Weekly, Brooklyn’s Sky White Tiger set off on an international tour in support of his latest EP, Child of Fire. Tour stops include NYC, Mexico, Switzerland, and Spain.

The Grizzled Mighty
Rockers The Grizzly Mighty will playing this year’s Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Festival in Walla Walla, WA, alongside Mumford & Sons, Foo Fighters, The Flaming Lips, and tUnE-yArDs.

Jesse Lafser
After several features in noted music publications across the country (Rolling Stone, The Bluegrass Situation, and American Songwriter), Jesse Lafser will spend August playing various shows around NYC and finish off with a full-band set in her hometown of Nashville, TN at The 5 Spot Live on September 3rd.

The Bright Light Social Hour
After supporting Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros in July and hitting up Float Fest in San Marcos, TX, later this month, The Bright Light Social Hour will head out on their own fall tour across the US.

Young Ejecta
Young Ejecta was recently featured on Pitchfork for her latest EP, The Planet. She’ll also be playing at CONNECT’s “After Dark” series at the Art Institute of Chicago after coming off a national tour with Lower Dens.

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  • Fanswell - September 11, 2015 reply

    Great list, def some good ones in here. Updating my playlist!

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