In The Spotlight: Alternative Rock Band White Eskimo

White Eskimo

Another spotlight to end the work week! If you are or represent an upcoming artist, designer, writer, etc., and would like a feature on The Spotlight, please visit our Features/Submissions page for more info!

Today, we have UK pop punk/alternative rock band White Eskimo! Comprised of members Will Sweeny (vocals), Alex Lewis (drums), Ryan Smith (guitar) and Marcus Crestwood (bass), the band all went to college together, each studying music. They eventually formed a group, and were glad to just jam together and create music. “It was just a love that we took very seriously,” the band said in a statement. “We just love being together, rehearsing every day. It’s a dream come true that we can play music for a living.” Interesting side note: One Direction’s Harry Styles was actually a part of the band back in the day!

NEW MUSIC: "Under Your Ocean"-Nick Deutsch

Happy Friday everyone! We have some new music for you all today. Check out "Under Your Ocean" from singer Nick Deutsch!

The track, which is the debut single off of Nick's second upcoming EP Heartsaver, really showcases Nick's soulful vocals in a moving way! "Under Your Ocean" is already making waves, earning Nick a UK Commended Entry Nomination for Best Pop Song 2015 as well a semi-finalist position for Best Pop Male Voice at the 2015 International Vocalist Competition.

Check out the track below!


NEW MUSIC: "Flamethrower"-James Robb

New music for you all today! Check out this track "Flamethrower" from British singer/songwriter James Robb!

The song, which is the first single from the artist's upcoming EP. was written by James himself and produced by Malaysian artist Kuizz. "It is a song about being burned in a relationship. The horrible feeling when you know one of you cares more than the other, but you're too attached to do anything about it," James explained. "The song's a release of all the frustrations in that moment. It's definitely something I've experienced before and I know lots of other people have too."

Check out the track below!


In The Spotlight: Rock & Roll Band Evol Walks

Another spotlight, and we have more in the works!

Today, we have electronic rock and roll band Evol Walks! Fronted by Leah Martin-Brown, the band was formed originally in Australia, but was restructured when Leah made the decision to move out to Los Angeles in 2014. “I ended up re-branding my old band, essentially starting from scratch and began searching for other musicians to help build the new project (now called Evol Walks),” she stated. Now the band consists of Leah, CT Twywoniak (lead guitar), Dre DiMura (rhythm guitar), Ian Ross (bass), and Jimmy Lee (drums).


NEW MUSIC: "Adieu"-Trina Broussard

New music for you all today! Check out "Adieu" from R&B singer Trina Broussard!

Released under R&B Moguls Entertainment out of Atlanta, the track is about moving from someone, though there's still a lot of love there, but knowing that it's the best move. "You know I love you, it's true," Trina sings. "I bid you adieu." Her sultry vocals stand out on the mid-tempo track, which is reminiscent of the smooth R&B music of the 90s. Really liking this one!

Check out the track below!


Michael Strahan Announces Departure From 'Live!' for 'Good Morning America'

Looks like Kelly Ripa will be starting the search for another co-host!

Michael Strahan has announced that he will be leaving Live! With Kelly and Michael to join Good Morning America as a full time co-anchor this fall.


In The Spotlight: Singer/Songwriter & Producer Matthew Steeper

We have a great spotlight to start the week! As always, if you or your client are interested in being featured on The Spotlight, please visit our Features/Submissions page for more information!

Today, we have singer/songwriter and producer Matthew Steeper! From the age of four, Matthew has been singing, playing piano and the drums! Originally from Canada, the artist moved overseas to eastern Europe with his family, where he exposed to dance and electronic music, which was inspiring to him. "When I decided to do music as a career, that was where my passion was," Matthew stated.


Marvel Unveils 'Doctor Strange' Trailer

This week on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jimmy Kimmel and the folks at Marvel teased us with our first look at Benedict Cumberbatch in his new lead role in upcoming film Doctor Strange, a mystical superhero from the Marvel catalog!

Ms. Lauryn Hill Launches 'Diaspora Calling' Music and Art Series in Brooklyn

Ms. Lauryn Hill has officially launched a three-day series of music and art events celebrating the African Diaspora!

'Creed' Star Tessa Thompson Joining 'Thor 3'

Creed star Tessa Thompson will be joining the Marvel world in the new Thor 3: Ragnarok movie!

NEW MUSIC: "Realized"-Juliet Huns

New music this morning! Check out "Realized" from pop singer Juliet Huns!

The dance track is Juliet's first single from her upcoming debut EP, Behind The Scenes, which will be released on iTunes April 19th! "Realized" is a song about a failed relationship, with Juliet coming to the realization that she couldn't be the one to save her significant other. "And they said not to play with fire, but I thought I could make you better," she admitted. However, eventually she became the one who needed saving in the relationship. How many of us have been there?!

Check out the track below!


NEW MUSIC: "Shelter"-Joy Oladokun

New music this morning from singer Joy Oladokun, who has released her track, "Shelter!"

On the track, which is the first single off of her debut album Carry, Joy sings of her commitment to her significant other, admitting that this relationship is not a game to her. However, she knows that she can't force this person to feel the same, realizing that this person has gone through pain before. "I'm asking you to trust me when I say that I'm not here for the moment. I'm in this for life," she sings, promising that she'll be shelter in the time of storm.

Check out the track below!


Check Out the Full List of Winners at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

The 2016 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, aired last night (Apr. 10) filmed at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. Though the show did not air live as was tradition, the night was full of epic moments and hilarity! And, of course, plenty of awards were given for out for this year's top movies!

Check out the full list of winners below, and see if your favorite actor or film took home a golden popcorn!

Sean Penn Joins Cast of 'Angry Birds'

Oscar winner Sean Penn has officially joined the cast of the upcoming Sony Pictures Angry Birds movie!


In The Spotlight: Singer/Songwriter and Producer Myze

Another spotlight to start the week, and there are definitely quite a few more on the way!

Today, the spotlight is on rising singer, producer, engineer AND rapper Myze! Hailing from Chattanooga, TN, he was raised in the church and grew up on gospel and Christian rock music. began dabbling in music during his junior year of high school, working on production just as a hobby. During his senior year in 2013, Myze produced a track for one of his cousins, which sparked his interest “It just felt really good to hear someone else’s voice on something I did,” the artist admitted. “From that point on, I just learned how to produce for myself.”

NEW ALBUM: 'All Inside Your Head' - Mi'das

British singer/songwriter Mi'das has officially released his debut album, All Inside Your Head!

The album is a collection of songs which represents the last 10 years of his own life. As for the meaning behind the name of the project, Mi’das stated, "I called it 'All Inside Your Head as I've come to notice that most things in this life, good or bad, come down to something you can change yourself in your own mind without blaming anyone or looking for other reasons."

Mi'das brings a lot of soul and emotion to each track, and I definitely think you guys will enjoy it!

Check out the album below!

Full List of Winners at the 2016 iHeart Radio Music Awards

The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards aired just last night (April 3)! Hosted by Jason Derulo at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, the event was filled with a lot of great performances and moments. Taylor Swift snagged quite a few awards, as expected, but there were definitely some winners I didn't see coming!

Check out the full list of winners below!


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