Britain's the 1975 found massive success. Topping the charts in the U.K. and reaching the Top 30 on the Billboard 200. Straddling the line between hooky dance-rock and vintage adult contemporary sophistication, they’ve built a loyal following with their extroverted live performances. They fared even better with their sophomore album, I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It, which hit number one in both the U.K. and the U.S. and found them adding even more ambitious R&B influences to their sound.

Formed in 2005, New York City-based indie pop trio AJR mix barbershop harmonies, electronic music, and other styles into their eclectic sound. Getting their start busking around the city, covering songs by such bands as Fun., Vampire Weekend, and the Beach Boys. In 2013 the trio released their debut independent single "I'm Ready." Well-received, the single peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart, as well as the single "Weak" followed in 2016, reaching number eight on the U.S. Billboard Dance Club chart and achieving platinum status. 

Judah & the Lion is an americana-folk band with their roots planted in Nashville, TN. Their music comes from many influences that cumulates in a blend of folk instruments, played with fresh musicianship and powerful vocal harmonies. They got their start in December of 2011 and exist to create honest and relatable music

A group of roots rock iconoclasts who call New Orleans home, the Revivalists formed in 2007 and wound up gaining traction in the early years of the next decade. Their second album, City of Sound, appeared on the Billboard charts in the spring of 2014 upon its re-release from Wind-Up Records. Their breakout arrived a year later with the hit single "Wish I Knew You."

With their organic but richly atmospheric sound, Los Angeles alternative rock band Silversun Pickups helped put the über-hip Silver Lake scene on the map with their critical and commercial success in the 21st century. With each subsequent album, the band continued to evolve, incorporating orchestral elements and synth sheen to their driving sound.

Based in Washington, D.C., electro-pop trio SHAED balance effervescence and atmosphere. Consisting of lead singer and one-time solo artist Chelsea Lee and producers Max and Spencer Ernst, the group recently released their second EP, Melt, featuring “Trampoline” which after being chosen for Apples latest MacBook air campaign, has launched the band into the international spotlight.

Alternative singer/songwriter Morgxn combines electronic atmospherics with a sensual R&B-influenced delivery. Born in Nashville, the soulful artist grew up surrounded by music, guided by his grandfather, a former vaudeville singer. Based in both New York City and Los Angeles, Morgxn signed with Wxnderlost Records. 

The raucous rock & roll group White Reaper formed in Louisville, Kentucky, and in the early stage of their existence sprinkled liberal amounts of bubblegum hooks and psychedelic weirdness over their short, energetic garage punk songs. Their riff-heavy sound got them signed to indie label Polyvinyl Records, which released their critically acclaimed 2017 album The World's Best American Band.

Based out of Memphis, Tennessee, The Band CAMINO is busy writing and recording their first EP. Garnering fans through local venues and social media, their sound draws influences from leaders of the rock scene. Their first demo, YØUNG (released fall 2015), can be streamed on many different platforms 

Los Angeles trio Twin XL is the creative brainchild of song writers and producers Cameron Walker-Wright (vocals), and brothers Stephen Gomez (bass) and John Gomez (guitar). Gomez brothers rose to international fame in The Summer Set. Though Walker-Wright and the Gomez brothers were a part of similar social circles and often ran into each other at random gigs across the country for years, it wasn’t until early 2017 after another serendipitous meeting at a LA house party that they decided to try a day in the studio together. The synergy between the three was clear and Twin XL was born.

Maria Jane Smith and Victor Thell, collectively known as Smith & Thell, met one another as young teenagers at a local music event in their hometown of Helsingborg in Southern Sweden. Since then, they have spent their time establishing themselves as one of Sweden's most sought after songwriter and producer duos. They have contributed as writers on songs for major label artists that have combined to be streamed over 500,000,000 times already.

 

Sam

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