by Bradley Stern

Meet Mileo! His full name is Miles Curtis Sesselmann — so, y’know, let’s just go with “Mileo.” Mileo is a 19-year-old singer-songwriter, originally born and raised in Australia (Sydney, to be precise), although his family hails from both Norway and England. Therefore, he is quite worldly. Last year, Mileo met with singer-songwriter-manager David Eriksen in… Read the full article


Introduucing…King N’ Queen!

by Bradley Stern

Surprise! Tricked you. Sort of. You see, King N’ Queen might be a new duo, and “Girlfriend” might be a new song, but you more than likely already know a lil’ something about all the players involved in this production. (And if you don’t, well…consider this your formal Introduuction all around.) The King in question… Read the full article



by Bradley Stern

Between BANKS and Lorde and Say Lou Lou and Lana Del Rey and Lykke Li, the downtempo ladies are truly having their moment in the sun — err, moonlight. East London singer-songwriter (and/or Elusive Chanteuse) SLK (that’s pronounced “Silk”) is a relatively new name to add to the steadily growing list of brooding music makers. She’s… Read the full article



by Bradley Stern

Wrathschild is born. Following the release of his sophomore record R∆ in 2011 and the WWW mixtape back in October, LA-based singer-songwriter, Boy Robot and friend of mine (FULL DISCLOSURE, because #journalism) Simon Curtis has been steadily putting together a #secretprojectrevolution of his own: Wrathschild, an electro-pop duo two years in the making formed with… Read the full article



by Bradley Stern

It’s time to get familiar with Lune, the musical project helmed by Swedish songbird, Linnéa Martinsson. If you’re conscious of the more trendy EDM tunes churned out over the past years, you’ll probably recognize Linnéa’s voice from Adrian Lux‘s “Fire” and “Teenage Crime,” as well as her gorgeous reinterpretation of Swedish House Mafia‘s “Leave The… Read the full article


Introduucing…King Deco!

by Bradley Stern

First things first: King Deco is, in fact, a Queen. (The “King” part of her name represents her “quest for strength and sustainability in a male-oriented world,” just as a little FYI.) From the moment I first heard “One” (it’s a lucky debut single title, for sure), I knew Jordan-bred, NYC-based singer-songwriter could be the… Read the full article


‘Just Like You': Rising R&B Princess Liz Takes Us Back To Y2K

by Bradley Stern

It’s time to get familiar with LA-based R&B-pop princess on the rise, Liz. Liz hails from Diplo‘s Mad Decent label — home of Bauuer, Zebra Katz, Crookers, Rusko and dozens of other dancehall, moombahton and techno acts. That’s a little shocking to hear, because unlike the off-the-walls, twerk-filled Block Party insanity that the label tends to… Read the full article


Introduucing…Salt Ashes!

by Bradley Stern

Meet Salt Ashes, an über-promising 22-year-old UK dark synth-pop princess. (I know — already sold, right?) While she’s been slowly building up in the background for a few years now, Mizz Ashes’ is officially stepping out with her debut single “Somebody,” released on January 14 on Radikal Records. Imagine, if you will, if Kylie Minogue… Read the full article


Premiere: Mereki, “Blue Lake (WMNSTUDIES Remix)”

by Bradley Stern

Meet Mereki. After lending her airy vocals to Goldroom‘s four-to-the-floor disco jam “Only You Can Show Me” last spring, the rising Australian singer-songwriter premiered her debut solo single: “Blue Lake,” a dreamy ode to long distance love that glitters with a kind of hazy summer nostalgia, produced by one of alternative pop’s most reliably amazing… Read the full article



by Bradley Stern

Meet XOV, a Swedish pop star on the rise. To really get into his music, you need to know his past. (And yes, that is a direct contrast with the classic Spice Girls pearl of wisdom: “If you want my future, forget my past.”) XOV grew up in Tensta, a ghetto considered to be the… Read the full article