Having built a fan base around his edits and remixes, Ross Ryan, stage name StéLouse, has begun to paint a formative portrait for his budding music career. To head this development, Ryan released a pair of singles alongside a fresh branding initiative, all within a month's time.
Charly Bliss, the self-proclaimed bubble grunge band, released a song last week that speaks out for violence against women. The song, "Turd," was written after lead singer Eva experienced a frightening cat call experience.
No stranger to remixing modern pop-rock anthems, the duo out of Los Angeles, Two Friends, pays homage to a song that catapulted indie band The Killers to fame. Though, when they remixed Blink 182's, "I Miss You" last year, the group honed in on a progressive, light-hearted style.
In light of The Weeknd's collaboration with the world's most renowned electronic music group, Daft Punk, "Starboy" was released in anticipation of heavy remix treatment. And while Kygo delivered his signature lighthearted, tropical interpretation, a slew of young bedroom producers jumped on a chance to shine.
It seems that punk-rock supergroup, Green Day, always has a fitting and much needed agenda when America is in political turmoil. Staying true to their rebellious ways, the trio released an album, with a title that could have maybe used a bit of abstraction, Revolution Radio. But while it harbors a political agenda, Green Day also speaks directly to the saturated pop music world.
Unable to shake my hand, he embraced me instead. His palms bled from blisters smelling of sawdust and drumsticks; His shirt drenched with fervor and angst; His voice a bit shaky and his spanglish chromatic, he told me
“Man, Gracias. Thank you so much. How you say viva? Increíble? Chet. I’m alive!”