(photo credit: Isaac McCook)
“Grandiose synth-pop” – The Line of Best Fit
“Saint Mesa is making big moves this year.” – MiLK
“Carefully-crafted” – Relix
“So appealing” – Indie Shuffle
“Pop chops and experimental vision” – All Things Go
“The California-based, self-taught artist’s 2016 debut EP ‘Jungle’ comes complete with lyrics that touch on that triumph, and has since made waves on Spotify (over one million streams and counting).” – Pop Crush
‘s young, self-taught, alt-pop musician Saint Mesa
is back, and has released his new R&B influenced single “Beads,” which was produced by LA duo WHAMS(Jacob Banks, Say Lou Lou). PRESS HERE to listen via Time.com. The single is also part of Spotify‘s New Music Friday playlist today. “Working with Whams has honestly changed the way I look at and make music,” expressed Danny McCook AKA Saint Mesa. “They helped shape me into the artist I am, and are so incredibly supportive. I owe a lot to them.”
The single release is the follow up to the Southern Californian’s debut EP, Jungle. With over 1+ million streams on Spotify to date for the EP’s title track “Jungle,” the project earned some early on press champions like The Line of Best Fit, MilK, Relix, Popcrush, and more. Plus, the newcomer has garnered multiple licensing syncs with such brands as Wayfair, Puma, H+M, and Electronic Arts.
After touring with fellow labemate Nightly last month for a run of sold-out shows, fans of Saint Mesa can catch him performing live at BottleRock in Napa Valley, CA on Saturday, May 27th and at Sasquatch Music Festival on May 28th in Quincy, WA.