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Song Premiere: “Saturday Night (Acoustic)” – Half The Animal

Utilizing a non-linear approach to their songwriting and production that captivates audiences, Half The Animal embraces diversity throughout the EP. ‘SHAPES’ embodies the emotional spectrum of a storied past and introduces us to the multidimensional sound we will come to know. “We believe that no single song should or ever have to feel the same, and… Read more »

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PREMIERE: “Who Will Save You?” – MIEARS

The phrase solo artist isn’t lost of Houston’s MIEARS.  A singer from an early age, her voice has been compared to that of Lauren Mayberry and Georgia Nott.  As the front-woman for electronica trio BLSHS, she enjoyed multiple festival appearances, countless words of praise in the media, and a grueling schedule of tour dates and sets at places like CMJ Music Marathon and… Read more »

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Song Premiere: “What You Want” – The Heirs

The Heirs are a Los Angeles-based band featuring Savannah Hudson (vocals), Brandon Hudson (vocals/guitar), Alex Flagstaff (guitar), Eian McNeely (bass/keys), and Brennan Benko (drums). Adopting their name from The Smiths’ classic ‘How Soon Is Now’ with the lyric “I am the son and the heir to nothing in particular,” the band emphasizes suburban normality and… Read more »

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Song Premiere: “Flagpole Sitta” – Thomas Nicholas Band

You may recognize Thomas Ian Nicholas from the American Pie franchise. And if you do, you’ll be delighted to know that the Thomas Nicholas Band has recorded their favorite cover songs from the American Pie movie soundtrack albums. The collection, #FratParty, will be available Feb 3, 2017. “’FratParty’ is something we came up with after our song,… Read more »

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Song Premiere: “Jealousy” – Sophia Kameron

16-year-old singer, songwriter Sophia Kameron is fast becoming a rising star since the debut of her self-penned single “Connected” came out in the summer of 2016. With a debut EP out on November 18th, Sophia has been tipped as an “Artist to Watch” by Young Hollywood, while her official video for “Connected” has garnered more… Read more »

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Song Premiere: “Full Moon” – JLP

JLP (Jordan Lane Price) is currently finishing up her residency at Pianos in New York, but has been hard at work on new music for months. Here at NKD, we are excited to exclusively premiere her new song “Full Moon”! “I wrote this song over the summer on the night of a full moon and… Read more »

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SONG PREMIERE: “Human” – KOMOX

Komox are a Canadian-rooted alternative indie-pop trio based out of Los Angeles, California. Formed in the spring of 2012, the melodic-atmospheric project was birthed by Bryce Soderberg during his still current days as long-time bassist and backing vocalist of the multi-Platinum rock group Lifehouse. After six albums and ten years of touring with Lifehouse, the… Read more »

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VIDEO PREMIERE: “Chains” – JoLivi

If you ask JoLivi to describe herself in a few words she would say – “Curious, Loving, Confident, and definitely Resilient.” For Los Angeles based singer songwriter, JoLivi, these adjectives also describe the music she makes. The stunning visuals for “Chains” take you along an emotional rollercoaster with JoLivi: Flashes of the songstress in a fiery red dress,… Read more »