M&D Selects: Jordan Cain

The U.S. is filled with musical hot spots. New York City has long been a hub of creativity, while cities such as Los Angeles, Atlanta, Nashville, Seattle, Detroit and Chicago have all helped shape the the country’s music culture as well.

M&D Selects: Ryan Little

For up-and-coming producer Ryan Little, whose melodic, electronica-tinged sound is somewhere between the works of 9th Wonder, a Final Fantasy soundtrack and Nujabes, putting music before medical school was the only answer.

M&D Selects: Carter Reeves

What do you do when the music stops? According to former Aer frontman Carter Schultz, you start recording. Now operating under the moniker Carter Reeves, the Boston-born, L.A.-based singer, songwriter and producer has recreated himself, offering fans a fresh, upbeat take on the pop genre.

M&D Selects: Shadow Child

Shadow Child knew at age 12 that he wanted to be a musician. Since then, he’s made a name for himself as a producer, branched out into a DJ career, and launched a music label, Food Music, with friend Lewis of Kry Wolf.