Artists Archive

ALT Artist Discoveries: Two Feet

When Two Feet, aka the Harlem-raised vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Bill Dess uploaded his first smoldering song to SoundCloud in 2016, he had no idea life was about to change.  Within days, the jazz-tinted, electro-contorted song had amassed over 8 million streams and …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Bear Hands

Founded in NYC, Bear Hands quickly made a name for themselves and paid their dues by playing the boroughs’ many bars and sweaty DIY venues as well as touring with acts including Foals, Cage the Elephant, and GZA.  The band, which includes …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Lovely The Band

Lovely the Band is an indie pop band that formed in 2016 in the city of Los Angeles.  The band started with Mitchy Collins and long time collaborator and music producer Christian Medice.  The band is led by Collins with guitarist Jordan …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Greta Van Fleet

Greta Van Fleet is an American rock band formed in 2012.  The four band members were signed to Lava Records in March of 2017 and in April, the band released their debut studio EP “Black Smoke Rising”. Their debut “Highway Tune” topped …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Sofi Tukker

Sofi Tukker is a New York based musical duo consisting of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern.  The band is perhaps best known for their song “Best Friend” (preview below) which was featured in a commercial during Apple’s unveiling of the iPhone X. …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Moon Taxi

“We can come together, we won’t give up the fight,” sings Nashville’s Moon Taxi on their smash single “Two High,” a song that catapulted them to the top of the streaming charts and the forefront of the national stage. Filled with emotive …

ALT Artist Discoveries: AJR

It starts in a quaint and unassuming Chelsea, NY living room for the three brothers Adam, Jack, and Ryan.  It’s here that these young men assembled a handcrafted hybrid of sticky pop hooks, cinematic electronic beats, live instrumentation, theatrical panache, nineties nerd …

ALT Artist Discoveries: The Glorious Sons

The Glorious Sons’ second album, Young Beauties & Fools is all about honesty.  More specifically, it’s about exploring the adventures of the band’s members as they capture all the listlessness and confusion of young adulthood in 10 doses of modern rock. Their …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Alice Merton

Alice Merton signs with Mom + Pop Music! Her single “No Roots” has already captured an immense amount of attention with millions of global plays on Spotify and YouTube, and has been recently added to ALT/AAA U.S. radio. “I’ve got no roots, …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Welshly Arms

Welshly Arms  is an American rock-blues band from Cleveland, Ohio.  The band has been active since their debut in 2013 with the EP Welcome. As of November 2016 they have also produced four singles, a cover EP, and an album titled “Welshly …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Highly Suspect

Highly Suspect is an American rock trio from Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  The band was founded by twin brothers Rich and Ryan Meyer and their best friend Johnny Stevens. After starting as a bar cover band, they relocated to Brooklyn, New York, where …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Billy Raffoul

Billy Raffoul’s anthemic debut single “Driver” serves as a potent calling card for the 22 year old singer, songwriter, and musician.  His signature sound is a rough-hewn, low-timbered rock and roll that is powered by Raffoul’s gravelly, soulful voice and deeply felt …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Sundara Karma

Sundara Karma are an English indie pop/rock band from Reading, Berkshire in England.  They formed their band in 2015 and have known each other since childhood. Their debut album released in January of 2017 entitled Youth Is Only Ever Fun in Retrospect …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Dreamcar

Dreamcar is a new up-and-coming band with an amazing style and 80’s vibe.  With former members of No Doubt and AFI, they have created a sound that is unique on its own. Wrapping up their album Dreamcar, their hit single “Kill For …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Sir Sly

Sir Sly is an American Indi Pop Band formed and based in Los Angeles, California.  The band is fronted by vocalist Landon Jacobs with instrumentalists Jason Suwito and Hayden Coplen accompanying him. Their debut single “Ghost” was released in March of 2013 …

ALT Artist Discoveries: Mondo Cozmo

Josh Ostrander is the American singer-songwriter and producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who is the man behind the alias of Mondo Cozmo. He began his music career by fronting the band La Guardia from 2000 to 2005.  He has released four albums to …