If you’re an Australian of a certain age (ie. me), and you hear the name Andrew Farriss, your ears immediately prick up. The acclaimed singer songwriter has long been synonymous with Aussie rock legends INXS, for whom he was not just a founding member, but also the keyboardist, guitarist and main composer.
With a sound that falls somewhere between Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift, Irish band Wild Wonder are straight out of the gate with new single, ‘Said And Done’. Be warned that the song, which has classic pop bones set against strong vocals and gorgeous instrumentation, will have you humming the extremely catchy chorus all day – and then some.
Two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum songstress Kelsea Ballerini has debuted new album track ‘hole in the bottle’, from her upcoming album ‘kelsea’, set for release March 20 through Black River Entertainment. The release of Kelsea’s new song follows on the heels of her ACM nomination for “Female Artist of the Year”.
Indie music project Mount Hudson takes the acoustic traditions of American folk and imbues it with modern pop sensibilities. The brainchild of Brooklyn New York artist Dave Yim, who plays acoustic guitar and provides vocals, ‘Lakeside Water’ sees him joined by a cast of seeming thousands, including Marcus Bagala (mandolin, electric guitar), Rob Heath (drums), Andrew Miramonti (organ), and Claire Wellin on violin.
Growing up in Baltimore, but now based in the South Bay area of LA, singer songwriter Tex Moonlight fuses together Americana and Electronica, creating a sound he’s dubbed, “Americonica”. His latest single, ‘Roll You Up’, is the lead track on his debut album, ‘Moonshot’, which he released on November 15 last year.
South Arkansas natives Ruark Inman and his band bring with their music a taste of their home state, with a primarily folk rock feel but flashes of just about every other genre as well. Latest single, ‘When You Coming Home’, is the title track of their debut album, set for release on 31 January, through Bird Drop.