2016’s overnight sensation Maggie Rogers made her way down to Austin, TX for the South by Southwest music festival yesterday March 16. After a Pharrell endorsed career launch, Rogers proved that she can stand on her own with the release of her debut EP titled Now That The Light is Fading earlier this year. Her live performance serves as validation to this point as well. The Maryland native performed a 30-minute set including songs from her new EP, a guitar-based song titled “Little Joys” from her times as a folk singer, and a gorgeous electro-pop cover of Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon”. Rogers,...more
Currently browsing: Maggie Rogers
2016 breakout star Maggie Rogers twirls around in a summer camp setting in new video for second single “Dog Years”. Filmed at Wohelo Camps in Maine, the video follows the Capitol Records signee as she surrounds her friends with warmth and affection like a ghost that they fail to acknowledge. The video is the second of a trilogy directed by Rogers’ frequent collaborator Zia Anger. Rogers took to Facebok to announce the video release. “Overwhelmed and overjoyed to share the second installment in the trilogy of videos I’ve made with my dear friend and collaborator, Zia Anger. Shout out to summer camps, moms,...more
After the skyrocketing overnight success of her debut single “Alaska”, Maryland’s Maggie Rogers is back with a sentimental new single. This marks Rogers first release under her new record label Capitol Records. In the form of a sweet love song, Rogers reassures her lover that her loyalty surpasses time. “Come what may. I’ll still stay inside your mind for all of time. Singing, ooh We will be alright in the afterlife” sings Rogers in the heart-tugging chorus. “Dog Years” is now available on iTunes and Spotify. Listen to it below.
It takes more than just talent to break the internet nowadays, but our Artist of the Week, Maggie Rogers, has plenty of that and much more. In case you missed it, we are talking about the same New York University student that managed to impress big name producer and hitmaker Pharrell. Shortly after a video of the producer’s session with a group of NYU music students, including Rogers, was uploaded online, people started wondering about her and her enchanting song, “Alaska”. As Rogers stated in the video, the song was still missing some extra mixing and mastering at the time, which...more
STOP EVERYTHING. The song that took the world by storm a couple of months ago is finally out in all of its finished, mixed and mastered glory. “Alaska” by Maryland-born newcomer Maggie Rogers went viral after a video of her playing the song for renowned pop producer Pharrell was uploaded to the internet. The “Happy” hitmaker praised the song’s essence and originality and ultimately, gave it his sign of approval. “Alaska” is a mix of pop with folk’s classic storytelling and stylings. In the famous video, Rogers recalls her source of inspiration: dance music in France. Raised as a classic...more