Posts Categorized: Artist News

How Danish Newcomer Vida Sophia Grew Her Facebook Likes by 460% with $150


Nathalia Sophia Barat, a.k.a. Vida Sophia, is an exciting newcomer from the Danish underground scene. The promising Copenhagen-based star, who was chosen as one of 20 Danish names to make it big in 2016 by Spotify Denmark, unveiled her debut EP Soundtrack earlier this year. Her brand new single, “I Never Surf,” is a gloomy summer single revisiting the 60s, and… Read more »

Feel The Album Leaf’s Waves Wistfully Wash Over You


Dive into the ambient depths of Between Waves, the latest project by indie transcendentalists The Album Leaf. Six years after after releasing A Chorus of Storytellers, frontman/sonic genius Jimmy LaValle and his band turn a new “leaf” with a fresh approach and fundamental change of pace.   Longtime fans of The Album Leaf will immediately notice something new in the cloth… Read more »

Deathcore Forefathers Despised Icon Roar Back to Life With “Beast”


Rejoice: After several silent years, deathcore pioneer Despised Icon is finally poised to release its new album Beast this July. Long-time fans of the Montreal-based band will be happy to know that Beast stays true to the heavy sound of the group’s early albums while adding a touch of the “speed and technicality” found on more recent releases. Over their seven-year studio break, Despised… Read more »

Digging Through The Archives: Dean Reed, Días De Blues & Thor


Welcome to Digging Through The Archives, a new recurring Daily Rind feature from the Creative Services department that will explore cool vintage obscurities, under-the-radar sleepers, catalog albums in the news, and more. Dean Reed: Dean Reed a Jeho Svět (1976, Supraphon) The cover art caught my eye immediately. A handsome folksinger, perhaps taking an afternoon stroll… Read more »

Digging Through The Archives: Ghetto Brothers


Welcome to Digging Through The Archives, a new recurring Daily Rind feature from the Creative Services department that will explore cool vintage obscurities, under-the-radar sleepers, catalog albums in the news, and more. My first entry was inspired by both National Puerto Rican Day and a recent viewing of the fantastic documentary Rubble Kings. The film chronicles the… Read more »