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Check out our latest, hottest new artists to sign to the Music Cult label. It takes a certain distinctive ability to be designated as a Hot New Artist on our site. These talented, award-winning composers from around the world have much in common. Together they represent a dynamic and creative force, bringing us new and original music and sound effects with a brilliance that is consistently impressive and top-of-the-mark. To listen to their hot tracks now, click on the artist's name below.

Constantinos Piliouras (Australia)
Based in Australia, Constantinos Piliouras is a songwriter and composer who specializes in excellent original Greek music, as well as other styles like Rock, Dramatic, Jazz, World, and more. A highly respected music teacher at one of Adelaide's most prestigious music schools, he has degrees in Music Performance and Education, and he is also an accomplished performing guitarist. Constantinos' versatile music features many great session players from around the globe and is perfect for TV, Film, and Commercial productions needing exciting, highly emotive tracks.

Two PM Junction (USA)
Two PM Junction is the moniker of Singer/Songwriter Stephen Mason, a Country artist who loves to incorporate Folk, Rock, and Blues overtones in his songs. Drawing on influences like Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Stray Cats, and James Taylor, he records with minimal tracks while still maintaining a full, sweet sound. Stephen studied chord and scale theory under the instruction of Lewis McGehee, one of Tidewater Virginia’s finest acoustic players. He says "of course that doesn’t mean I can play like Lewis, just means I had a good teacher!"

Hijack The Harmony (USA)
Joining us from Oregon, Hijack The Harmony is the brainchild of composer, producer Nick Sanders, formerly of Los Angeles. Nick has produced music for games, branded content, and documentaries for around 20 years and his music has been featured by clients like Dodge, Nissan, Ford, Vizio, BBC, and on Hilary Duff's DVD "Raise Your Voice." His musical passion started with a treasured Mickey Mouse record player and a Sears acoustic guitar, and today his various genres include Rock, EDM, Acoustic, Classical, Jazz, Pop, Electronic, and Soul.

Eva Carboni (UK)
Based in Italy, UK's Eva Carboni is a gifted vocalist working in the Jazz, Blues, Soul, and Rock genres. She studied at the prestigious Vocal Power Academy in Los Angeles and graduated in singing with renown vocal coach Elisabeth Howard, who also coached the likes of Sting and Lionel Richie. For the past eight years, Eva has worked as a top session singer and performed with artists like Buddy Guy, Mario Schillirò, Zucchero, Vic Martin, and Frank McComb. Whether sultry or sophisticated, Eva's voice resonates with TV, Film, and multimedia.

Don Goliath (Germany)
Based in Germany, Don Goliath is a songwriter and producer who specializes in a unique style of Dubstep that blends Electro, Dancehall, and Ska elements. His work features some of Jamaica's leading Dancehall and Reggae artists, including Busy Signal, Chuck Fender, Lexxus, Fantan Mojah, Reggie Stepper, and Anthony B, among many others. Don's songs are perfect for TV, Film, and Commercial producers looking for a cool, funky sound that breaks away from Dubstep cliches.

Plastic DJ (Spain)
Plastic DJ is a Barcelona-based electronic music producer whose sonic odyssey goes straight into the mind’s eye, and you can truly feel connected to his awesome music in your heart and soul. Through a boldly expressive and imaginative range of powerful ideas and sounds, Plastic DJ draws on Deep House and Downtempo atmospheres, while an infusion of Electro and his vibrantly dynamic and melodic vocals add brilliant textures and depth to the music. With his growing fan base, we're honored to have Plastic DJ in the house with his HOT beats!

Alex Samm (Brazil)
Since 1992, Brazilian composer Alex Samm has been developing Atmospheric and rich instrumental tracks for Gaming, TV (including MTV Brazil), Ballet, Internet, and Radio. Alex knows how to develop relationships with listeners by avoiding overused melodies and harmonies. For the last ten years, Alex has specialized in digital producing, synthesizers (digital and analog), playing guitar and bass, vocals, and mixing. He has worked solo and with artists throughout Brazil creating unforgettable melodies in Classical, New Age, and Rock genres.

Amedeo Landi (Italy)
Amedeo Landi, based in Florence, Italy, is a music composer for TV, Film, Games, Trailers, and Media. He composes a wide variety of music, from epic, sweeping Orchestral and Orchestral/Electronic hybrid scores to intimate piano solos with strong melodies and themes. Amedeo's most important musical influences are Erik Satie, Debussy, Chopin, Philip Glass, and Hans Zimmer.

Tony Lopez (USA)
Tony Lopez is a composer and producer from Virginia who specializes in ultra-cool Club, Dance, Electronic, Hip Hop, Dub Step, and Ambient tracks. His music has been featured by several artists in the US and Canada, by Century Aspect Films in London, and by Keeley Media in the US, and Terracraft Motors in Texas. Tony also created the music for and voiced part of the first bilingual radio ad (English/Spanish) for Car Toyz that aired on 106.5 The Beat in Richmond, Virginia.

David Beard (UK)
David Beard of the UK was born into a musical family with his father and grandfather performing as musicians in bands and orchestras and as singers at Derby Cathedral. From an early age, influences of various music styles from Electronic Synth, Dramatic, World and Classical shaped his future and career. After teaching and lecturing in music composition and music technology, David now specializes in creating music and sound design for the Film and Television industry, expertly finessing genres from Children's Music to Horror!

Clark Ford (USA)
A songwriter from Iowa, Clark Ford has written music for musical theater in a variety of genres, including Pop, Rock, Country, Blues, Jazz, and Sacred. He has written the scores (music and lyrics) for six full-length musicals to include "1961," "1972,' "1983," "1994," "2005," "2016," and "You're Missing Me," which was featured in the "Women of Substance Podcast." Clark grew up in the shadow of Hollywood and graduated from UCLA and the University of Iowa. His music is heavily influenced by Classical, Classic Rock, and musical/movie scores.

Danny K (Canada)
Danny K is a Canadian musician, engineer, and producer who is well-versed in most popular music genres. Starting in a band as a drummer, he quickly embraced technology and turned to DJ'ing in college. Formally educated at the Harris Institute for the Arts in Toronto, he holds a degree in music engineering and production. Working in the industry for 15 years, Danny's music has been featured by Visa, MasterCard, McDonald's, and Kellogs, to name a few. He has also worked with major artists and enjoyed significant radio play in North America.

Stephen Daltry (UK)
With an emphasis on real instruments, strong themes, and melodies, UK’s Stephen Daltry's TV and Film commissions include the 2018 feature 'Of Fish and Foe' for BBC Scotland, the Sundance hit 'The Moo Man,' two documentaries on Princess Diana for ITV, 'The Hunt,' BBC (Cultural Prix Italia Winner), and scores for Discovery, Ch4, Ch5, PBS, and Cinema. Stephen has a Classical music style mixing his love of piano with sampled sounds for some of his scores, including the Grierson Award-nominated "The 2000-Year-Old Computer" for BBC (2013).

The Colors of the Dark (USA)
Based in Oregon, The Colors of the Dark are a group of artistic, fiercely sworn creatives who shun conventional music where it stands and do it with style and glee to burn. Blending edgy Dramatic and Ambient elements, their music is the undercurrent of the twisted mind of the hunter and the fear of the hunted. It's the cold eyes of the unknown drifting in a hallowed futuristic Dystopia. The Colors of the Dark create pure atmosphere with dark instinct, alive in the dark corners of our imagination, with teeth flared, and hell to pay.

Frank Schlimbach (Germany)
Frank Schlimbach began his career as a freelancer in his own studio in South Germany, and after composing over 150 songs, stepped into the Trailer world by writing edgier, more vibrant trailer music. Subsequently, his work evolved into more TV music, soundtracks, and scores using Dramatic, Melancholic, and Classical genres. Frank´s compositions have been featured in "Halloween 2018," "Goosebumps 2," and other well-known movies. His extraordinary sound design and synth sounds offer a world of depth to his music.

Henrik Norberg (Sweden)
Henrik Norberg is a singer/songwriter from Sweden who creates music for Film and TV. With experience from the Rock scene, he fell in love with the Acoustic guitar and dived into the genre. While working as a sound engineer at Film and TV gigs, his colleagues started to ask for music for their various projects. Offering up a mix of Acoustic and Electronic styles with a Ukulele-based cue or an occasional Ambient piece, Henrik's music quickly began to be featured in Swedish TV dramas and infomercials.

Richard Hughes (USA)
Richard Hughes of New Mexico followed his love of music and taught himself to play guitar after high school because he was compelled to write songs. For a few years, he studied music and recording by day, and by night was immersed in the stories and riffs of Blues players on Beale Street in Memphis. Following a career in Film and TV, Richard now composes music for Indie filmmakers, ad agencies, and more. From Indie, Modern Rock and Pop, to Bollywood, Funk, Alternative, and Traditional Country, Richard delivers the music for all media.

Matthew Brandon Carlson (USA)
Matthew Carlson is a composer, arranger, and musician who has scored over 20 Films like "The Mingle" and "400 Miles," as well as TV shows like "Intimate Apparel," Web series, Commercials, and Jingles. This California artist has performed domestically and abroad, and his recordings have been heard around the world. Matthew believes music and the arts make the world a better place, and his goal is to create relatable music that does just that through Cinematic, Dramatic, Orchestral, Jazz, Rock, Big Band, Classical, and Pop sounds.

Gordon Nance (USA)
Gordon Nance is a versatile Pennsylvania-based composer and producer working in the Hip Hop, Pop, RnB, and Dance genres. He was previously signed by Grammy Award-winning producer Rockwilder to his Beat Gang Entertainment group alongside artists like Mya, Busta Rhymes, and Eric Serman. Gordon's music can be heard on Speed TV, and he also did the kick-off music for the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks and the walk-out/preview music for MMA fighters Scott Heckman and Jim Miller. He is currently working on music for Knicks and UFC shows at Madison Square Garden and producing other artists.

GP Pomponi 432 (Italy)
GP Pomponi 432 is the creative project of Italian composer, arranger, orchestrator, and sound engineer Gian Paolo Pomponi. He has been composing music for many years and, as a multi-instrumentalist, he plays guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, and piano. Gian released a CD in France entitled "Ross" for the sound of PSI music. GP Pomponi 432 has composed for theater, TV, advertising, video, and film, creating music tuned on 432 Hz (A4) in different genres and styles from Dramatic to Meditation, and from Latin to Jazz.

D J Bonseye (Canada)
Bonny "DJBonseye" Morgan has written and produced music for video games, film, TV, ads, animation, radio, corporate clients, children's media, and more. Credits include Video Games (Day of Destruction VR, Pay Dirt!, Bionauts), Films (Fat Chance, Chessgame, SexSymbol87), New Media (Aesop's Fables iOS Collection, DialogMeds Take It Safe IVR, Mediazoic Radio Stingers), plus two solo albums which receive airplay coast-to-coast on America's Clear Channel radio network and Canada's CBC Radio. She has also performed with many top bands worldwide.

Philip Winfrey (USA)
Philip Winfrey of Alabama is a songwriter, producer, and composer with an impressive range of work. His discerning ear and top-notch work ethic allow him to create a variety of film and commercial-ready instrumentals as well as inspirational and feel-good songs in the Southern Rock, Country, and Christian genres. Philip's love for music began in Sound Shop Studios Nashville, where he watched his father capture the very best of legends such as Paul McCartney and Dolly Parton, and was influenced to write music that would move people.

DJ Trigger (UK)
Based in the UK, DJ Trigger has won multiple platinum, diamond, and gold records for his savvy music production work. As a composer, arranger, songwriter, multi-instrumentist, and DJ, he has worked for myriad top artists around the world. Using a full range of genres from Club, Dance, Soul, House, Afro House, Pop, Rock, and Jazz, he creates the perfect media mood. Well-known and celebrated for his eclectic musicality, melodies, and beats, DJ Trigger offers you an infinite panel of musical emotions, full of sensitivity and creativity.

Leonard Rogowski (USA)
Hollywood composer and recording artist Leonard Rogowski studied at UCLA, receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music. He also completed the well-known CAP Program (Composing and Arranging Program) at The Dick Grove School of Music. Leonard's music has been featured on National Geographic, CBS, NBC, and the SyFy Channel, and used in feature films like "Fire with Fire" (starring Bruce Willis). Covering genres like Smooth Jazz, Hip-Hop, Electronica, Pop, and more, he deftly creates exciting music for films and various multimedia projects.

Simone Sittel-Schlimbach (Germany)
Simone Sittel-Schlimbach began her career as a freelancer in her own studio in south Germany. After composing over 150 songs, she stepped into the trailer world by writing edgier, more vibrant trailer music. Subsequently, her work evolved into more TV music, soundtracks, and scores. Simone's compositions have been featured in Halloween 2018, Goosebumps 2, and other well-known movies. Her extraordinary sound design and synth sounds offer a world of depth to her streaming music.

PJ Tobin (Ireland)
Finding his way around the rock scene of Galway and touring all over Ireland, PJ Tobin combines working with the best musicians and writing Rock and Pop music. Forged through experience and love of engaging his audience, PJ Tobin's lyrics are powerful and strike an emotional chord. His music builds on the influence of many genres, but always with the dramatic in mind. PJ's songs flow easily and continue to improve with each new batch he creates.

Alex Maciel (Mexico)
Alex Maciel is a Music Producer and Songwriter living in Mexico who has received Honorable Mentions for Billboard Songwriting Contests. His interest in music started very early, culminating with his studies at Berklee College of Music in Music Production and Engineering. He plays numerous instruments and has worked for several Major and Independent publishers in the US, Europe, and Mexico. Alex Maciel has an impressive catalog covering Latin, Pop, and Children’s Music, among other genres.

Randy Phillips (USA)
Anyone who truly listens to singer-songwriter Randy Phillips' lyrics recognizes her as a poet at heart. Critically acclaimed producer and recording artist Peter Sprague wrote that "one of the most powerful qualities that music holds is its ability to reveal to us the subtle inner workings of the human soul. Through Randy Phillips' voice, music, and lyrics we learn something about ourselves. She is a true artist." Randy brings us heartfelt songs in the Folk, Smooth Jazz, and Rock genres.

Brian Hagen (USA)
Wisconsin-based keyboardist and composer Brian Hagen draws from an eclectic musical background for both original compositions and arrangements of materials from other composers. He has composed and performed movie soundtracks for the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Cinematique Festival, and as a musician with Madison's groundbreaking Ark Improvisation Theater. His prime sources of inspiration are Classical and Romantic, New Age, Adult Contemporary Jazz, and Space music. Brian's approach is focused on having the music tell a story.

Idledaze (USA)
Based in Colorado, Idledaze is a vocalist, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist who performs in the Colorado band Safe Under the Tree. His music explores a variety of artists and genres ranging from Pop, Indie, Rock, Alternative, Acoustic Singer-Songwriter, Electric Blues, and Instrumental to Hip Hop, Rap, and Grunge. This unique artist's music complements Films, Video Games, Television, Commercial projects, and much more!

Mason Maphey Project (USA)
Mason Maphey Project is a collaboration between Steve Mason of Two PM Junction, and Phil Maphey of "The Macy's". The duo composes and produces music for film, TV, Sports themes, Video Games, and many other projects. Phil is a Berklee-trained musician who has been playing professionally for nearly forty years. His focus while in school was Jazz, but his interests covered the musical spectrum. Steve Mason is a songwriter, publisher, and producer who studied with Virginia guitarist Lewis McGehee.

Evan Oxhorn (USA)
Evan Oxhorn of Washington, DC, writes high-impact songs that quickly deliver a potent emotional payoff. After studying music at Georgetown University, Evan played live music for several years. This experience helps him bring the intimacy and immediacy of a live performance to his Pop, Hip-Hop, and Epic Trailer recordings. Evan has created music for Verizon, the Outdoor Network ("Hollywood Weapons: Fact or Fiction"), and NPR ("This American Life").

Darren Glover (UK)
Since 1999, UK-based artist Darren Glover has been a world-class Jazz and Pop musician. Darren has written exciting pieces in many genres including Pop, Rock, Latin, Classical, Dramatic, Lounge, and Jazz. He draws on his talent and experience as the musical director of orchestras and bands to bring all styles of music to life. Darren creates spellbinding music for diverse media projects and TV with the goal of composing pieces that are accessible, relevant, timely, and professional.

Marvin Adcock (USA)
US composer Marvin Adcock offers up lively, high-quality, broadcast-ready music for Film, Television, and Multimedia productions. With compositions primarily in the Country music genre, Marvin creates music with classic Country appeal and modern style. He is a self-taught and accomplished guitar player with a love for a good story. Marvin draws on life experiences as he masters Country music that delivers for diverse multimedia use.

Justin 3 (Lithuania)
Justin 3 is a Pop Rock band from Lithuania formed by Justinas Stanislovaitis (vocals, guitar), a lyricist and Singer-Songwriter known for numerous performances on National TV. He is also an actor and performed in international productions like the musical "Rent," directed by Georg Malvius and Derek Barnes," and Lithuanian productions of "Sweet Charity" and "The Great Comet of 1812." Justin 3's songs enjoy airplay on almost all national and some international radio stations.

Justinas Stanislovaitis (Lithuania)
Justinas Stanislovaitis is a composer and arranger from Lithuania with over 15 years of experience in TV, Film, and Commercial music production. He received his degree in Music Composition from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, and has composed knock-out pieces in Cinematic, Pop, Blues, and other genres. Justinas has written impressive music for Theatrical Performances and TV shows.

That's It (Canada)
That's It is an exciting new Canadian composer and producer with an eclectic sound that blends Folk and Ambient styles with traditional Indian, Japanese, and African music. In addition to his unique World-infused tracks, he is also focused on Dubstep tracks and Singer-Songwriter material that features his vocals. From mystical soundscapes, to beautifully exotic ethnic tracks, the music of That's It is especially well suited for Film, TV, Video Game, and Commercial productions related to Eastern culture, travel, and history.

Eric Kenneth (USA)
American composer and producer Eric Kenneth creates soul-filled inspirational music made for TV, Film, and Radio. His Soft Rock, Rock, Country, Pop, Dramatic, and Easy Listening stylings are soulful and hearty additions to a wide variety of multi-media. His influences include Richard Wright of Pink Floyd, as well as Dennis DeYoung of Styx, Kerry Livgren of Kansas, and Rick Wakeman of Yes. Eric is immersed in the tradition of meaningful instrumental arrangements, as a mix engineer and songwriter committed to producing enjoyable music.

Max Trax (UK)
Max Trax is a UK-based musician and composer who specializes in multi-genre music from Soul to Jazz and Classical to Dance. A classically trained keyboard player, he has toured extensively throughout Europe and Scandinavia, and his work has been featured by the BBC. Max Trax's music is ideally suited for those seeking a broad musical appeal that spans many styles. His music is featured with an artistic talent found nowhere else and he is an exceptional creator.

EuchMad (France)
EuchMad is a French composer, producer, and audio engineer. Releasing catchy productions in genres of Electro, Trip-Hop, Classical, and Modern style, he switches between Folk and Core-Electro in an elegant and coherent vibe. His Influences are Soul, Pop, and Classical music artists like Danny Elfman, Alexandre Desplat, Thomas Newman, Yann Tiersen Trentemoller, Plaid, Pantha Du Prince, Bibio, FourTet, MountKimbie, and Bonobo. EuchMad's creations appear in French documentaries, TV shows, and movies while collaborating with local associations.
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