INsiders Guide: Smallpools New EP, Plus Ryan Gibeau, BlissBliss, Matt LeGrand

Smallpools have finally released their highly anticipated EP entitled “So Social”, which contains the lead single “Stumblin’ Home” that is currently sittin at #55 on the Alternative Radio Chart. Indie rockers Smallpools erupted onto the scene with “Dreaming” (now RIAA Certified Gold). The song surged to the top of the Hype Machine chart and earned the band airplay on radio stations across the country. They also featured as the opening act for Twenty One Pilots, Walk the Moon, Grouplove and Two Door Cinema Club on their national tours. The band then released their debut album called “LOVETAP!”, which led them to selling out venues nationwide to support the albums release.

“Stumblin’ Home” and “Social” were the first singles the band released from their new EP, “SO SOCIAL”, via Kobalt/AWAL. Throwing it back to the classic arcade days to see what kind of trouble Player 1 gets into and how is it getting fixed until the level is completed right, the music video for “Stumblin’ Home” perfectly embodies the chaos one experiences when being human, just trying to get it right. This single and EP only proves one thing, and that’s Smallpools are going to be one of the biggest alternative breakout artists of 2019.

Brooklyn’s Ryan Gibeau has just released his new single “Flying Away” which highlights the songwriters signature style of breath taking arrangements, and creating songs that are destined to tug on your heart strings. 

Ryan Gibeau, a New Hampshire native is a singer/songwriter residing in Brooklyn, New York. Gibeau’s songwriting is an honest and emotional reflection of a love lost. His use of powerful and authentic musicianship has gained Gibeau a huge following of listeners across the nation. Gibeau’s debut album entitled “Quiet Fall” is a true journey that narrates a love story from start to finish. Gibeau revealed “The album was inspired by a relationship kept together by two people suffering from emotional addiction, what it takes to leave and how to get back on your own feet”. 

The lead single “Flying Away” was written whilst flying to Los Angeles to leave behind an unhealthy on-again/off-again relationship. Ryan Gibeau has truly shown his incredible gift of songwriting on this single, and delivered a story that will impact any listener. Be sure to listen to this rising artist now.

BlissBliss has made an appearance on the INsiders Guide before, and now they’ve just dropped the video for their single “Bulletproof”. The song is taken from their new EP “3”. The Sophisti Pop duo expresses some soulful vocals to tell a story about two people that wished there love would make them bulletproof to the hurt they give each other.

Continuing in the spirits of new music, pop artist Matt LeGrand has just released his version of the classic Christmas track, “White Christmas.” This song is the perfect single to add to your holiday playlist while your celebrating with the family in front of the open fire.

Written By: Neill Frazer

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