Vinyl Pinups is an indie pop duo made up of husband and wife Brennan Aerts and Khara Lord. Apart from Vinyl Pinups, the couple is a songwriting team, writing for syncs in film and TV in addition to working for other artists. Brennan is clearly an experienced producer, having a heavy handed approach to pop music by adding a lot of varying textures and distorted basses throughout the music. Khara has a unique, airy but powerful voice projecting memorable lyrics and melodies. They are clearly talented, versatile, and consistent, all of which are attributes proven by their music.
Saphir is an Alternative Hip Hop/R&B artist, native to Los Angeles. She has been uploading songs over the past three years to SoundCloud, working with a wide variety of producers with styles ranging from traditional trap beats, future bass, and straight alternative (featuring just guitar and vocals). Her vocal tone and technique is one of her best qualities, in that she is able to successfully utilize a vast array of styles in her music garnering a diverse fan base including lovers of rock, alternative, emo, new-school Hip Hop, and R&B. With her most recent single, “Better Off”, which was recently released on Spotify, she has proven her knack for finding unique cadences, catchy melodies, and vocal expertise.
MRKTS has been making music since 2016 releasing straight Pop Rock gold song after song. Listening through their catalog you can also hear the influences of R&B and soul as well. The band consists of Isaiah Blas, Chad Wolfe, and brothers Casey and Jed Peek. MRKTS’ on their own have made some contacts in the TV and Film sync achieving great spots with the NFL and NBA sports game. Talking to the band they are looking to make their next record and keep putting their best foot forward with better and better songs.
Flood Coats is a Indie Synth Pop band from LA. The duo is fronted by singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist, Joel P West, with backing vocals and drums by Darla Hawn. Individually, both Joel and Darla have had some success as solo artists and in film sync, specifically with a movie titled The Glass Castle. Their debut album was released in July of this year with a successful release party at The Hi Hat in Highland Park. Their lighthearted soundscape accompanied by deep-rooted lyricism allows them to cut through the noise, defining their own place in this genre.