Throughout the week, our ReverbNation CONNECT team keeps track of industry news and artist successes. We’ve got your weekly recap of the top stories you’ve missed, including features and premieres on Gorilla vs. Bear, No Country For New Nashville, and more.
Do you live in LA? Do you love discovering new music? Do you love dancing? If you answered “yes” to all of those, then we have your Monday nights in May covered! ReverbNation CONNECT artistGavin Turek recently secured a residency at the legendary Bootleg Theater and will be taking over every Monday night this month.
Wouldn’t it be cool to have your music on TV? That recently happened for ReverbNation band The Eiffels! The LA-based indie-pop trio landed a placement on UK reality show The Only Way Is Essex through CONNECT Songs. Check out the clip below to hear their infectious song “City All Night” and learn more about CONNECT Songs here.
It’s easy to say that electro-pop babe, Monogem, will quickly become your new obsession. The LA-based songstress is the newest addition to ReverbNation CONNECT’s The Watch Listsingles series and recently premiered her dreamy single “Take It Slow” on The FADER. The FADER said, “it’s really the perfect sexy summer track.”
Singer-songwriter Josh Savage recently released his music video for “Bella,” and we chatted with him over email about what it’s like to hold the record for playing the most SoFar shows, his bilingual writing process, and more.
You recently performed in Warsaw for a TED Talk! TED Talk is LEGIT! How did you land such a rad gig and tell us about your experience.
A Polish music promoter has been inviting me to play in Poland for a while, but I was never able to fit Poland on my tours. When I was asked to play TEDx Warsaw as a special guest after the promoter’s speech, I didn’t hesitate. I said “I’m there!”.
It all happened so quickly and I was stunned by the audience’s response at the end. Some people in Poland came up to me to say they’ve been listening to my music before I had even set foot there. It was very surreal!
Throughout the week, our ReverbNation CONNECT team keeps track of industry news and artist successes. We’ve got your weekly recap of the top stories you’ve missed, including features and premieres on The FADER, NPR, and more.
PureVolumepremiered The Upset Victory’s new lyric video for “Don’t Give Up the Night.” PureVolume said, “The track has a spunky, dance punk vibe that recalls some of the strong characteristics of Panic! At the Disco, yet retains their unique flair and remains faithful to the sound they’ve carved out over the years. It’s a reenergized and triumphant return for the band.”
Monogem by Dillon O’Neal
Monogem was announced as the newest artist to be featured in ReverbNation CONNECT’s The Watch List. The Los Angeles-based electro-pop goddess has attracted the attention from all corners of the music industry with her silky disco-tinged tunes. This week, The FADER premiered Monogem’s sultry new single “Take It Slow.”
NPR included Brooklyn-based folk singer Jaye Bartell in their weekly series “All Songs Considered,” a collection of new songs to fall in love with. NPR said, “Jaye Bartell’s voice has a deep resonance reminiscent of Leonard Cohen. His words combine storytelling and poetry into powerful songwriting.”
Following a residency at The Bootleg Theatre and then a slew of shows at SXSW, Lena Fayre premiered a soaring new single and a wintry music video titled, “Cry,” on Flaunt Magazine.
Allie & Ivy
Following a three-album record deal with New West Records, 15-year-old Americana prodigy Sammy Brue, was featured in The New Yorker! Sammy Brue is featured in The New Yorker’s “The Teenagers Shaping Pop,” a list of under-twenty artists shaping the future of music
Australian popstress, Allie & Ivy unleashed her edgy new single, “Get Hi,” a bright little number on Project U.
How exciting is it to see a ReverbNation CONNECT artist in The New Yorker? This week Americana prodigy Sammy Brue, who was one of the first artists to join CONNECTand who recently signed with New West Records, was included in The New Yorker’s list of “The Teenagers Shaping Pop.” The impressive list highlighted under-twenty artists who are changing the music world and are shaping the future of pop. They described the 15-year-old as, “Brue, who is based in Utah, tackles such dark subjects as skipping a funeral and unresolved arguments: “The last time that we were fighting / I was thinking about the day that you’d be gone.“”