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Featured Artist of the Month – Lauren Dair

Lauren Dair is a young singer/songwriter, born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. After moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, she began writing songs and recording her own music. Her winning song, “Monster”, brings an exhilarating blend of amazing vocal performance and a rising synth pop beat. Lauren’s songwriting is centered around catchy hooks and introspective lyrical melodies. “Monster” is a story about the toxicity that can appear in our relationships with others, and the question we have to ask ourselves: can we stay with someone who is essentially destroying us? The song’s triple note feel over a twelve-eight time signature and use of minor keys proves she is more than just a major chord pop copycat. Lauren Dair brings epic, heartbreaking lyrics to her dynamic electronic tracks in style. Stream her new EP “Perfectly Flawed” via Spotify, SoundCloud or Apple Music.


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Coming off of an impressive tour with AWOLNATION (Red Bull Records) and Imagine Dragons, ZEALE spent his following year attacking his first major record for a 2014 release titled “FRNZ & FNGZ.” The EP boast an impressive list of collaborations including Del The Funky Homosapien, Chris No2 (Antiflag), Spencer Ludwig, Justin Furstenfeld (Blue October) with production being lead by Kenny Carkeet (guitar & keyboard player for AWOLNATION). Creating a sound ZEALE dubs “new alternative,” the music is a blend of parts HipHop, Dance, and Indie Rock.

 Past Contests

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Linkin Park presents Stagelight #MonthlyMusicContest grand prize winner Zayed Hassan. Watch Zayed’s reaction to hear that he will go to Red Bull Studios in LA to have a once in a lifetime mentoring session with Linkin Park. 12 months. 12 winners. $3000 in music gear. 1 grand prize winner. Congrats Zayed!

Listen to all the Stagelight #MonthlyMusicContest winning tracks below.