Wednesday New Artist Discovery #Happens

May 15th, 2024

Happy Wednesday! Your Alternative New Artist Discovery Of The Week is Rainbow Kitten Surprise.

The Boone, NC band’s “Superstar” single just went Top 20 this week on the Alternative chart. Today you get VIP Access with lead singer Ela Melo to get to know the band.

It’s time for some ratings love! Nielsen April 2024 PPM 6+ Ratings are being released this week. It’s another incredible month for KTBZ (94-5 The Buzz)/Houston, which leaps 5.5-6.3, marking the station’s fourth straight monthly increase and moving up to #3 overall in the market. Congrats to Elliott Wood & team!

KTCL (Channel 93.3)/Denver is also up for the 4th straight month and now #3 in the market, jumping 5.7-6.0 in April. Congrats to Nerf & team!

A big shoutout to other 6+ increases on the Alternative Ratings Scorecard, including KITS (LIVE 105)/San Francisco 2.9-3.2, WNNX (99X)/Atlanta 3.7-4.0, WRFF (ALT 104.5)/Philadelphia 2.2-2.3, WWDC (DC101)/Washington 3.8-4.0, KDKB (ALT AZ 93.3)/Phoenix 3.5-3.6, 91X/San Diego 3.0-3.2, and KBZT (ALT 94.9)/San Diego 2.4-2.5.

Glass Animals scores “Your Music Plus” program at Cumulus Alternative stations for the next 8 weeks. Find more details in The Latest Alternative News.

Joywave announce its Permanent Pleasure World Tour ahead of their new album out this Friday. The tour dates are posted on Alternative Music Info

Wilderado was in-studio yesterday at KMYZ (Z104.5 The Edge)/Tulsa to debut their new single “Talker.” Check out the radio and records exposure posted on Alternative Photos.

Hozier “Too Sweet” claims #1 Most Added at Alternative. Congrats to Columbia’s Lisa Sonkin & team! A really sweet video was released late last week for his fast-rising multi-format single and it’s up on the ALT Video Spotlight Of The Week! 

Thanks for all that you do to help me make this all happen for the Alternative community..