Interview – New Music
Joy Frost is US-born, Ireland-based singer/songwriter signed to frtyfve records. In addition to uploading her music to all the usual streaming services, she is one of the many artists utilising Patreon as a way of providing exclusive content to her fans. We caught up with Joy to talk about her beginnings in the music industry, travel and the importance of having multiple income streams as an artist looking to make music your full-time career.
With her combination of sketch comedy, art posts and music clips, Paravis Das has notched up 11.8 million likes on TikTok. Now, she’s taking on streaming platforms, clearing 2 million total streams in less than five months with a thunderous cover of Børns’ ‘Electric Love’.
We checked in with Paravi, to get her take on the shifting musical landscape and life as an independent artist in 2020.
Jackii Kennedy is a singer, songwriter and producer from Los Angeles, California. In 2020, she teamed up with frtyfve records to release the singles ‘I’m Sorry But Just Give Me the Night’ and ‘Nice Try’, the latter of which was just re-released with a bonus live version. Her new EP was premiered via a listening party in the New Music Society, our virtual music venue in partnership with Avakin Life.
Orlando, Florida's finest Magnolia Park first came to our attention when they topped our Rock Chart back in April. Soon after, we noticed a wave of up-and-coming pop punk bands appearing in our data, reflecting the high-profile success of acts like Machine Gun Kelly and WILLOW. We spoke to Magnolia Park about their success on TikTok, the growing popularity of pop punk and the greater diversity now present within the genre.