“Just Try” by Fauntella Crow

The soft and soothing rhythms from the strings of Jessy Greene’s violin and the keys of Sunday Lane’s piano show the musical journey that is Fauntella Crow. This duo is the lyrically graceful and charismatic product of two exceptional musicians.

Recently, Greene toured as part of Dave Grohl’s “Sound City Players” performing alongside Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, and Rick Springfield in support of Grohl’s directorial debut documentary Sound City, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

While maintaining success in both their solo careers, Lane and Greene have found an undeniable chemistry, creating an eclectic representation of shared experiences and sounds.

Off the heels of their newly recorded EP, Lost Here, Fauntella Crow released a music video for their first single, “Just Try.” In March, they captivated audiences by showcasing their talent at Austin’s South by Southwest 2013.

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“Just Try” by Fauntella Crow

mp3 courtesy of Amanda Blide of LaFamos PR & Branding.

Fauntella Crow

Image courtesy of Fauntella Crow’s FB Photo Stream

“Sweet Surprise (Live)” by Naia Kete

Pop/soul artist, Naia Kete, will join this year’s four day Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN. At this time, Kete will reveal her third EP in physical and digital release.

Originally from Northampton, MA, Kete currently lives in Los Angeles. The product of a musical family, she always loved using her voice to express herself from as early as age two. Musical instruments lined the walls growing up in the Kete home and eventually Kete taught herself to play the piano with her father’s influence and write songs on her mother’s classical guitar.

You may recognize Kete as a contestant on season two of NBC’s The Voice as a member of “Team Blake” and making it into the Top 24.

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“Sweet Surprise (Live)” by Naia Kete

mp3 courtesy of bandcamp’s free live EP download.

Naia Kete

Image courtesy of Kete’s Bio

Introduction by Independent PR Manager, Tiffany Youhanna

“Visions of Tomorrow” by Slim Loris

Slim Loris, from Stockholm, Sweden, blends Indie Pop/Rock with Americana and a pinch of Swedish melancholy. The band formed in 2009 from the remnants of two indie acts, and released a collection of demos entitled Amateur Night at the Asylum the year after.

In 2011, Slim Loris’s debut album Down To Earth was released, led by the 1st single “Low”, showing the band’s fine-tuned song writing skills and classic rock sense of melody. The follow up release entitled Future Echoes and Past Replays, a mature, emotionally charged album showing progression in the band’s song-writing and production, is due out on May 19th.

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“Visions of Tomorrow” by Slim Loris

The full album can be streamed here.

Slim Loris

Image and mp3 courtesy of Liz LeGear of Independent Music Promotions

“3 Little Birds” by AURAH (Bob Marley cover)

Marc Dold and Judith Martin met as teenagers in the dusky basement rehearsal rooms of the local music scene in Switzerland, where they grew up. Martin went on to study jazz while Dold earned a degree in classical guitar from a Swiss conservatory. Soon after, they left Europe for Boston where they furthered their studies at Berklee College of Music. Dold and Martin then joined forces and AURAH was created. Along with four original albums, AURAH composed the original film score for “Loving Annabelle” and “Sunset Junction” as well as having tracks included in films such as “Little Miss Sunshine” and “Blood Diamond,” among other film and hit television shows.

Dold and Martin’s production skills and artful arrangements give Aurah a signature sound. The duo’s organic, electronic sound is interwoven between Dold’s ambient guitar textures and Martin’s sensual vocals and builds with a steady pulse that expands with each layer of harmonic exploration.

This sound resonates on their upcoming EP, Summon the Sky. The collection of tracks is their fifth studio release. The band’s latest single from the anticipated album is a cover of Bob Marley’s classic “3 Little Birds.”

View the music video for “3 Little Birds” here.

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“3 Little Birds” by AURAH (Bob Marley cover)

mp3 courtesy of Shaunelle Watson of LaFamos, Marketing & Publicity Department.


Image courtesy of AURAH’s FB Photo Stream

“Closer” by La Mer

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter, La Mer, is premiering her newest single, the bubbly and sweet, “Closer.”

From her time in the bright lights of New York City’s Broadway to giving her voice to the Brooklyn and New Orleans band, The Mumbles, she’s toured the United States, parts of western Europe, and released several EP’s. After taking a break from performing and touring, La Mer returned to her native home in Los Angeles and immersed herself into the gritty beach culture of Venice.

As a songwriter she has developed knack for capturing what it feels like to want someone new, beckoning them into your life and giving in to that giddy, free-falling emotion of new love.

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“Closer” by La Mer

mp3 courtesy of Sera Roadnight of M T Press via La Mer’s SoundCloud.

La Mer

Image courtesy of La Mer’s Facebook Photo Page