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SIR LUCIAN
TURNS IT UP
UMG chief is sitting on top of the world. (9/16a)
OCEAN ACTIVITY?
Let's be Frank. (9/16a)
DRAKE IS EXTREMELY WEALTHY
And not just in Canadian dollars. (9/16a)
KACEY TURNS A PAGE
A close reading of star-crossed (9/10a)
TOP 20: RE-CERTIFIED
The Toronto Raptor strikes again. (9/16a)
HITS' 35TH ANNIVERSARY
A chronicle of the inexplicable.
GRAMMY: ALBUM OF THE YEAR
We make yet more predictions, which you are free to ignore.
2022 TOURS
May we all be vaxxed by then.
ROCK'S NEW CHAPTER
Power pop, global glam and the return of the loud.
THE B-SIDE
Kaleo (Elektra)
3/11/16

WHAT IT IS: A phenomenon in their home country of Iceland, Kaleo are bringing their gorgeous blend of folk, blues, country and rock to a wider audience this year in America. Rolling Stone named the band, currently on their first U.S. headlining tour, one of their 10 Artists You Need To Know, in February. Their music has been featured in EA’s FIFA 2016 and TV shows Blindspot, Suits and Empire, as well as on the soundtrack of HBO’s Vinyl.
ALBUM: TBA
RELEASE DATE: Summer 2016
SINGLE: “Way Down We Go”
TV: Late night TV debut on Conan 3/10
Live: Currently on first U.S. head-lining (and nearly sold-out) Way Down We Go Tour; festivals on deck include The Grid, Shakey Knees, Hangout, Bottlerock, Sasquatch, Firefly
INTERNET:
2m monthly Spotify listeners, up 880% from same time last year; Twitter mentions up 3,000% in last year; 3m+ YouTube views; Facebook followers up over 206% since this time last year
RADIO: Currently impacting Alt and climbing quickly including Alt Nation, WRFF, WSFS, WLUM, WBUZ, KRBZ, KXRK; #10 at Triple A and fourth consecutive week in the Top 10
PRESS: Rolling Stone (“The band’s dark, spooky ballad ‘Way Down We Go’ is the perfect showcase of Julius Son’s otherworldly vocals”), EW, NPR (“Falsetto-fueled balladry meets Icelandic grandiosity”), Nylon, Fader, Noisey
BOOKING: Seth Seigle
, Ron Opaleski, Brian Edelman/WME
PUBLISHING: Jake Ottmann
/Warner Chappell
MANAGEMENT: Bruce Kalmick
/Triple 8 Management