New Video Alert: GILLIAN’s “High”

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Gillian is incredibly talented and we’ve been a huge fan of hers at the New Nine for so long. We’re thrilled to premiere the music video for “High”! The song is taken by raw emotions that Gillian knew we and her listeners would relate to. Gillian, tell me the inspiration behind High? Gillian: Like most of my songs, “High” is …

How Young Rising Sons Made A Viral Video Into A Career

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Andy Tongren met Dylan Scott, Julian Dimagiba, and Steve Patrick when he was at an open mic in New York. They had all been playing for rival bands around New Jersey when they found him. He said it was “sort of an instant chemistry, best friends right away.” They had viral success with their video for “High” and just released their EP The Kids Will Be Fine. We talked to Andy Tongren, singer and guitarist, about their inspiration and how they follow up a successful single.

“For a long time no one took notice of the music that we were doing. We like to write songs about the turning point in our career when people started to listen and pay attention because that was an exciting time,” says Tongren. “We want to give the listener something they can grasp a hold of because other than that there’s no point to what were doing. It’s so unique and special to me when there is a song that perfectly captures a moment in your life and we try to do that for our listeners.”