Alt-Pop

  • Arcadia: “Bend” a tonic of adrenaline-filled enthusiasm

    Arcadia was founded in June 2018 by Will Adler, and Scott Lubin. Will is a guitarist, producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, and Scott is a songwriter and talented vocalist. Will and Scott began making music in high school, and have been developing their sound and style ever since. The brand...
  • Van Alden: Bohéme – Subtle motifs and a careful attention to detail

    Many people say the quality of all music has declined over decades, and if they came upon this realization only by listening to mainstream radio, they’d be absolutely right. Had they peered into the mysterious, innovative world of underground music – they would have found artists like the urban...
  • Artdayn: “The Fall” is way ahead of the curve!

    What immediately hits you upon a first listen to any of Artdayn’s songs are his more obvious influences. And, while you hear Prince, D’Angelo, and Miguel and in his uniquely soulful concoction of crooning, whining, rapping, howling, and the occasional rock riff, Artdayn is still his own artist. There...
  • Kings And Queens: “Heartbeat Synchronized” takes us on a luscious alt-pop and rock journey

    Kings And Queens recently released their brand new single entitled “Heartbeat Synchronized” which had been two years in the making. Produced in collaboration with Dany Kufner and Mixed by Bene Schöller, the track was mastered by multi- award winning mastering engineer, Ludwig Maier, at GKG Mastering. The band is...
  • Jo Potter: “Saved” – both perceptive and contemplative

    Jo Potter picked up the musical bug at the age of three and has since become a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, award-winning flautist as well as a hack guitar and piano player. She has performed at many major events around the world, including the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland,...
  • Harmony Drive: “Be There” – transcendental pop!

    Music changes us, it changes the way we interact with people, it changes the way we love life, it repairs emotional damages, it establishes friendships, it unites people that are continually getting pushed apart by the powers that be, it makes us feel refreshed and excited, like the phrase...
  • William Knott

    William Knott: “We Don’t Ever Leave” an exercise in constrained, quiet beauty

    William Knott is a songwriter, performer, and muser from Kentucky, Texas, and California, where he grew up in Humboldt County, and learned about songwriting from his father and uncle, who were lifelong musicians and musers. Knott soon hit the road, touring with his band Steel Toed Slippers for nearly ten...
  • Erwin Bauwens – unusual mix of Latin, electronica and alt-pop…with a twist!

    Multiple Akademia Award-Winner Erwin Bauwens, an artist and composer from Antwerpen, Belgium, who has suffered brain damage from an accident, has written many award winning songs for Justyna Stocka, Nathalie Collova and Claudia Van Linden. Bauwens who attended the Schilde/Zoersel Belguim Academy studying lyrics and music, has also been aired on radio...
  • ‘The ONE In The Many’ New Album From JUPITER IN VELVET

    On September 9th the prolific musician and songwriter Jupiter In Velvet will release a ground-breaking new album entitled ‘The ONE In The Many’ on the Free 2b Free Record Label.  The album seamlessly weaves an unusual plethora of sounds and musical styles together with poignant lyrics, into an experience...