Lola Marsh, aka vocalist Yael Shoshana Cohen and multi-instrumentalist Gil Landau, create music that combines clever lyrics with deep warm harmonies. At the start of 2016, the young duo self-released “You're Mine,” an impressive debut EP that cemented Lola Marsh as collaborators of magnetic, thoughtful indie-pop.
Their distinctive sound resulted in a quick rise, first online and then in person, with performances bringing the 5-piece band to Europe and North America. They followed with their debut record, “Remember Roses,” in the summer of 2017-an effervescent collection of songs that boast a stunning juxtaposition of wistfulness and melancholy, set against an eccentrically offbeat pop backdrop. The record was received with critical acclaim, and the singles climbed to the top of Spotify’s most viral charts, hitting over 40 million streams that are growing by the day. The band gained attention from NPR, Paste Magazine, NYLON, Observer, Interview Magazine and more. The leading single 'Wishing Girl’ became a fan favorite and was featured in ads for leading brands such as eBay, California Lottery, and for the French perfume Guerlain. Their popularity crossed over to Hollywood and they co-wrote a song for the film “Criminal” and were featured in the hit TV series "Better Call Saul", with a cover for Frank & NancySinatra’s “Something Stupid”. the song was nominated and eventually won in the best song category at the Guild of Music Supervisors awards in LA. The song “You’re Mine” was featured in the movie “To all the boys P.S I love you 2”. Once again their music brought them Stateside, seeing the duo tour nonstop, playing on stage at big-named festivals including Primavera Sound, Pohoda, Exit, Dockville, Pukkelpop, Montreaux, FNAC & intensively touring Europe & the USAThe band's sophomore album "Someday Tomorrow Maybe", was released in early 2020, and was inspired in part by the evolution of their own relationship as collaborators and, for a time, romantic partners. Lola Marsh, Landau says, is “romantic, nostalgic and a bit dreamy.” The New York Times agrees, having praised the band for “sweeping, cinematic music dripping in retro charm" .Following the second album release, the first single “Echoes” won the best song in the Berlin Music Video Awards and the band was invited to play at the French tv show “Taratata”. Their 2nd single "Only For a Moment" made waves with over 30M streams. In 2021, during Covid, Lola Marsh collaborated with Garden City Movement and recorded the hit single "Summer Night" which was chosen to be part of the Fifa 22' OST.The band are currently working on their 3rd album, which will be released in 2022.
Garden City Movement is a Tel Aviv-based electronic trio consisting of Roy Avital, Yoav Saar and Johnny Sharoni. The three produce sweet hypnotic beats through indie rock anthems and ground floor bass heavy tracks. GCM first made waves with the release of their debut EP Entertainment in 2013.
The EP garnered early press champions as numerous Hype Machine influential blogs, Pitchfork, Clash, The FADER, Stereogum and FACT, which created a short documentary about “The rising stars of Tel Aviv.” With millions of streams, screenings at the LA film festival, Garden City Movement scored support slots for acts such as Alt-J, Cults, SOHN & Rüfüs Du Sol, in addition to their debut appearance on the Boiler Room. The trio intensively toured Europe and was on festival bills such as primavera, Pukkelpop, Glastonbury & Fusion. Recording through 2017 at their studio in Tel Aviv, Garden City Movement took the time to explore their sound as a band. Their debut album Apollonia, released in March 2018, took a darker path lyrically; exploring the breakdown of a fading relationship and the depression, loneliness, and abuse that follows. The leading track, Miss You (Under Shimokita Sky), quickly went viral and made it into JWAVE top 50in JAPAN. Over the past yea, the band finished their 2nd album which includes collaborations with artists such as: Lola Marsh, Dreamcast & The Undercover Dream Lovers. It is due to be released 2022.
KAYMA is Ori Toledano, 36, Tel Aviv based multi-instrumentalist & music producer. For the past decade, under the name Sowstar. Company, Ori has been writing music for TV commercials for some of the largest brands in the world. The commercial success came with a lot of perks, but also caused Ori to search beyond.
Following a long inner strife about purpose and meaning, he began to write a personal music project that caught the attention of the leading music label "Anova Music". His unique and versatile musical background combined with influences from 60’s melodies and 70’s rhythms are a perfect balance of edgy pop that effortlessly captures the best parts of Top 40, with notable qualities of classic heartfelt rock.
Featuring delicious pop hooks and ear candy melodies, his debut single "Onsitelover" is a tightly packaged commercial bop with a driving force. The track explores the complex subject of our relationship with the digital world, told through the story of a couple, bonded by a fatal attraction. According to KAYMA, “The song is basically an affair we’re having with the online world and its attempt to lure us in, in a form of seduction. The video encapsulates the interaction we’re having with it through the relations of a couple experiencing the distraction, engagement and disorientation after the act.” "Onsitelover" is the first single from the EP Mid Side Notes due to be released in Fall 2021.
Shelly is a storyteller, an independent songwriter, and composer who follows the traditional work of singers from the ’70s till today – from Joni Mitchell to Phoebe Bridgers. Her dreamy vocals, wrapped in mesmerizing piano playing, combined with her honest touching texts, lead to an intimate listening experience.
After years of playing with top indie artists, and touring worldwide with leading artists such as Asaf Avidan, Shelly has finally decided to bring her solo project to life. About “Lovebird” Shelly quotes: “The song is about the ending of naive first love. It’s full of sadness but also has the spirit of a new beginning to it. The choice to release it as my 1st single stems from that energy it has to it, of coming out to the world, saying goodbye to familiar places, and taking a leap into the unknown”. It’s the first single from Shelly’s debut EP due to be released via Anova Music, home to some of the most outstanding talents from Tel Aviv such as Lola Marsh, Garden City Movement, and KAYMA.
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