Brooklyn shoegaze group Dead Leaf Echo premiered their new single "Temple" off their new album, Beyond.Desire, due out October 13 via Papercup Music. The album was recorded at Mexican Summer's studio in Greenpoint with legendary My Bloody Valentine engineer Guy Fixsen and Jorge Elbreht (Ariel Pink, No Joy.). Head over to Brooklyn Vegan to learn more about the band and get dates to their upcoming fall tour!
Nashville-based blues and soul artist Devon Gilfillian released the video to "Here and Now" an Al Green inspired tune about about slowing life down and living in the moment. NPR says, "Here And Now" showcases the promise of an exciting emerging R&B musician. He and the band mine a sticky groove, and Gilfillian dashes off a funky guitar solo. While the song does bring to mind some of those early Hi Records classics like "Love And Happiness" and "I'm Still In Love With You," Devon captures the essence of a young Robert Cray while bringing his own distinct voice to the song." Watch the video below!
Following up their latest infectious single Ghost, Brooklyn pop duo Secret Weapons return with "Comeback Season", another undeniable catchy tune. “‘Comeback Season’ is about hope and struggle. It's about overcoming the odds,” the band tells Billboard. “This song became our mantra while making our album. Head over to Billboard to learn more about the band and upcoming tour.
NYC singer-songwriter Kevin Andreas released the infectious radio-ready Friend$. The track clocking 10,000 streams in just a few days has been described as “highly emotional and sharply infectious.” Having been praised by tastemakers like Vents and Paste Mag, Andreas co-wrote and sang the hook on, A$AP Rocky’s breakout song Peso. Check it out on Kings of A&R!