New Music Heaven

New Music Heaven : SYML

Translated as “simple” in Welsh, SYML is the creation of Brian Fennell, a Seattle-native and founding member of the band Barcelona. With a keen grasp on textural and emotive songwriting, Fennell combines bare piano, minimalist synth and string-scapes with ethereal vocals to take the listener on a...
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New Music Heaven : The Outdoor Type

Zack Buchanan is The Outdoor Type. Beyond the rugged demeanor and his upbringing in the desert environment of Australia, Buchanan is also a gifted singer, songwriter and musician. In 2014, Zack serendipitously clicked on a blog about 90s cult bands and had a flash of inspiration. "One of the...
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New Music Heaven : The War On Drugs

The War On Drugs have announced their fourth full-length album, A Deeper Understanding , out August 25th on Atlantic Records. A Deeper Understanding is the band’s first album since 2014’s universally acclaimed Lost In The Dream , and their debut album with Atlantic. Following the Record Store Day...
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New Music Heaven : Beth Ditto

It's tempting to set up a grand introduction for Beth Ditto on the occasion of her solo debut after disbanding the Gossip, but this native Arkansan can say so much in a few swaggerful lines over a pounding kick drum and bone-rattling bass guitar: "Two sisters, four brothers/Hard worker, like my...
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New Music Heaven : Chicano Batman

They came out of L.A., four young men in vintage formalwear, playing songs that blended Brazilian Tropicalía with early ’70s psychedelic soul and the romantic pop of bands like Los Ángeles Negros. It was an immediately addictive sonic brew, and their reputation grew fast. Since forming in 2008,...
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New Music Heaven : Flagship

Indie rock duo Flagship set out on a mission to make music that stirs up feelings, creates an atmospheric vibe, and makes you feel an array of emotions amidst a moving soundscape of timeless rock and roll. While that mission has been accomplished on the Charlotte, North Carolina-based band’s...
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New Music Heaven : July Talk

July Talk found huge success with their self-titled debut album. While touring for almost three years, the Toronto-based group earned a gold record in Canada and a Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year, as well as worldwide deals with Island, Polydor, and Universal. When it came time for...
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New Music Heaven : Youngr

Dario Darnell wouldn't be where he is now if he'd grown a little bit more. At school he was a prodigious basketball talent, playing on a national level, with his eyes set on playing professionally. "But then I got to 13," he laughs, "and all my mates shot up, and I stayed the same size!" So,...
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New Music Heaven : The Kooks

Ten years after The Kooks achieved international success with their debut album Inside In/Inside Out, and the unstoppable "Naïve," the British band is fully committed to sticking around. Their next release is The Best Of...So Far, a career-spanning album which will feature Kooks classics and fan...
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New Music Heaven : Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana is a young, dynamic Australian artist. At just twenty-one years of age, Tash is creating waves and generating massive street buzz by playing sold out shows all over the world. Tash has made a name for herself busking on the streets of Melbourne and having homemade videos go viral...
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