Together Pangea

Since they began jamming back in William’s Santa Clarita bedroom, Los Angeles indie band Together Pangea have continually challenged themselves with each subsequent offering. Jelly Jam [2010] poured the gasoline, Living Dummy [2011] struck the match, and Badillac [2014] lit the fire with its revved-up nineties rock-inspired flames. Along the way, fan favorites like “Sick…

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WILD

The group—Lauren Luiz [vocals], Tyler Thompson [producer, guitar], and Zach Daegatano [vocals, guitar]—project sensitive storytelling through a prism of lush production and heartfelt hooks. The group made waves with their independent debut single “Vagabond” as they unveiled a steady succession of singles, leading up to the 2018 Lace & Layers EP and 2020…

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Tom Speight

A celebration of living life to the max, Everything’s Waiting For You is a timely reminder to approach every day as an adventure, and an invitation to ride alongside the singer/songwriter as he travels the world wide-eyed. The follow-up to 2019’s Collide, a streaming smash which took Tom to the top of the charts…

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Wild Rivers

Indie trio Wild Rivers (Khalid Yassein, Devan Glover, and Andrew Oliver) have a gift for penning introspective lyrics and genre-fluid melodies that transmit wisdom beyond their years. Their new album, Sidelines—co-produced by Peter Katis (The National, Interpol, Sharon van Etten) and Wild Rivers was recorded in Connecticut, Los Angeles, and Khalid and Devan’s college…

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Vraell

Vraell (real name Alessio Scozzaro) is a classically trained musician who’s been releasing music under the Vraell moniker since early 2019, slowly building up an online audience for his ethereal sounds. Taking inspiration from composers such as Gustsavo Santaolalla and contemporary acts like Sufjan Stevens and RY X, Scozzaro’s songwriting explores hefty, personal themes, transforming…

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William Fitzsimmons

The appeal of Fitzsimmons’ sound is indicative of his unique upbringing and consequent life experience. Born to two blind parents, Fitzsimmons grew up in a home where sound – particularly music – was integral to communication. His parents had an assortment of guitars, pianos and other instruments, and introduced young William to the music…

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Woodlock

New Zealand-born brothers Zech Walters (guitar/vocals) and Eze Walters (guitar/vocals) struck up a friendship with Bowen Purcell (drums) after moving to Australia. In search of adventure, the three traveled around the country busking, before eventually settling in Melbourne.  Woodlock’s international profile kicked off with headline tours through the Philippines, China, and Canada off the back…

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Wrabel

Hailed as “one of the greatest singers and songwriters alive today” by collaborator P!NK, Wrabel prepares  to  step  into  the  spotlight  with  his  long-awaited  and  anticipated  debut album these words are all for you (Big Gay Records/Nettwerk). On the way to creating his first full-length effort, Wrabel has delivered hit songs such as “11 Blocks”;…

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Tolari

Tolari is Ed Tullett and Auryn Waring, friends since school, artists in their own right, recording and releasing as Lowswimmer and Shinamon Moki respectively. Unable to meet in person, they recorded remotely, Ed in his home studio to the west of Cardiff, Wales; Auryn in an apartment in the Xuhui district of Shanghai, China. The…

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Vacation Manor

On their 2021 self-titled full-length debut, Vacation Manor, the Virginia duo—Nathan Towles [vocals, guitar] and Cole Young [drums]—stitch together shared and personal experiences in a patchwork of vibrant and vivid alternative anthems wrapped in shimmering guitars, glistening keys, upbeat sunny grooves, and iridescent melodies. “To us, the album feels like looking at photos on your…

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