Posts tagged "Popping Up"

Popping Up: Spencer Sutherland

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Beyoncé and Miley were once unknown, too. From heading out on the road with acts like Ariana Grande, Emblem3 and Austin Mahone to hitting the studio with pop songwriting royalty (Andreas Carlsson, the man responsible for crafting smashe …
By: Bradley Stern / January 26, 2015

Popping Up: XO

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Beyoncé and Miley were once unknown, too. At just 19 years old, UK producer/songwriter XO is already making waves across the pond with his fresh take on Electro-Soul. The Staffordshire native (born Sunil Heera) crafts beats quite organically, a …
By: Kathy Iandoli / January 19, 2015

Popping Up: Rainy Milo

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Beyoncé and Miley were once unknown, too. Eighteen-year-old UK siren Rainy Milo may not be the most familiar name on the block right now, but just wait until her debut album This Thing Of Ours hits, and you'll be praying …
By: Kathy Iandoli / November 19, 2014

Popping Up: Seinabo Sey

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Over the past few decades, Sweden has become well-known for being an overflowing mecca for talented pop artists (Ace of Base, Robyn, Lykke …
By: Bianca Gracie / November 12, 2014

Popping Up: Becky Hill

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Twenty-year-old soulstress Becky Hill has developed the work ethic of a warrior. In 2012, she went on singing competition The Voice UK, where she was under the guidance of …
By: Rachel Sonis / October 27, 2014

Popping Up: Hollie Cook

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Over the past year, various musicians from the UK quickly made a name for themselves here in the states — including Sam Smith, Clea …
By: Bianca Gracie / October 24, 2014

Popping Up: Billon

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Jennifer Hudson knows it; Kiesza knows it; and Mary J. Blige definitely knows it: as far as popular music goes in 2014, London is where …
By: Robbie Daw / October 21, 2014

Popping Up: Shift K3Y

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. House-leaning dance-pop acts like Rudimental, Gorgon City and Jess Glynne are proving that North London is a currently one of the hottest hotbeds of new music right now, …
By: Robbie Daw / August 27, 2014

Popping Up: Laura Welsh

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Last month we talked with beat-heavy UK duo Gorgon City for our Popping Up series, so it seemed like a given that we should also seek out …
By: Robbie Daw / August 5, 2014

Popping Up: Kalin And Myles

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. When undiscovered R&B crooner Kalin White, 19, met rapper/beatmaker Myles Parrish, 21, at a house party in their native Northern California, they had no idea that they would …
By: Rachel Sonis / July 29, 2014

Popping Up: Gorgon City

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. For our latest installment of Popping Up, we turn our eyes and ears to London, where rising dance duo Kye Gibbon and Matt Robson-Scott, better known as Gorgo …
By: Robbie Daw / July 18, 2014

Popping Up: Mr. Probz

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. When Dutch artist Mr. Probz released his breakout hit "Waves" in The Netherlands last year, it made the Top 10 in his home territory. Several remixers eventually …
By: Robbie Daw / July 9, 2014

Popping Up: Stromae

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Recently dubbed “The Most Famous Pop Star You’ve Never Heard Of,” Paul Van Haver – otherwise known as Stromae – is one of Europe’s biggest po …
By: Rachel Sonis / July 3, 2014

Popping Up: Clean Bandit

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Without a doubt, Clean Bandit have stepped into the forefront of the current house music revival that's coming out of Europe and infiltrating the American airwaves. But thi …
By: Robbie Daw / June 18, 2014

Popping Up: The Wind + The Wave

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey —Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. As a successful record producer, Dwight Baker spent years working on music for other artists before he got the urge to flex his own creative muscle. He started collaborating with Austin, Texas-based singer/songwriter Patricia …
By: Mike Wass / May 23, 2014

Popping Up: Oh Honey

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey —Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Oh Honey is an upcoming duo from Brooklyn, New York. After focussing on songwriting and production duties for other artists, Mitchy Collins decided it was time to release his own music. He just needed …
By: Mike Wass / May 20, 2014

Popping Up: Little Daylight

Little Daylight charmed us at the end of last year with their song "Overdose," a bright and tumbling gem of post-Passion Pit synth-pop. Before that, the Brooklyn trio spent 2013 opening for Charli XCX and churning out solid remixes of St. Lucia, The Neighbourhood and more, which resulted in a slow build of buzz — …
By: Carl Williott / April 24, 2014

Popping Up: Route 94

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Clearly, the sound of '90s house music is having a huge moment once again, and Route 94's mesmerizing dance cut "My Love" has been one of the …
By: Robbie Daw / April 18, 2014

Popping Up: Tinashe

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. While 21-year-old Tinashe's finally making her big solo break in 2014, she's already been making waves just below the radar for years — first as a member of the girl …
By: Bradley Stern / April 11, 2014

Popping Up: Conway

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. One phone call can change your life, and nobody knows that better than up and coming, genre-defying singer Conway. Before being selected to open for Ellie Goulding on her …
By: Robbie Daw / March 28, 2014
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