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Feb 22 Featured: Magna Carda

Meet Magna Carda, a 5-piece hip-hop group from Austin, TX. Magna Carda is Megz Kelli, Dougie Do, Eric Nikolaides, Derek Van Wagner, Michael Gonzales. Described as “Austin’s answer to The Roots” by Mashable, the quintet is revolutionizing their local music scene with their high-energy, immersive live performance and intricate musicianship. MC Megz Kelli and producer Dougie Do met while studying at St. Edwards University in Austin. Soon after, the duo began working with guitarist Eric Nikolaides, bassist Derek Van Wagner and drummer Michael “Brotha Mike” Gonzales. Their new, genre-bending album, CIRQLATION, showcases Kelli’s impressive, rapid-fire flow and a wide variety of sonical influences that range from...more

Feb 22 ☆ Artists of the Week ☆ #AOTW (Feb. 22 – Feb. 29)

Here at Trendio we like to introduce you up-and-coming artists first. Since launching in 2014, we’ve brought the likes of Scott Helman, Tink, Jess Glynne, Daya, Isac Elliot, Years & Years, Jon Bellion, Devon Baldwin, and many more. The week beginning Feb. 15, we introduced you to South Carolina-born Parson James, Nashville-based Remmi, Glasgow’s KLOE, and Louisa Allen aka Foxes, the massively-talented songbird from Southampton, UK. This week, our picks for ones to watch are: 5-piece hip-hop group Magna Carda, Estonia’s export Kerli, North London’s Natty & The Rebelship, and Vanessa White, the “Christina Aguilera” of The Saturdays turned solo...more