What’s Next KC Sessions is a new semi-annual compilation of up-and-coming Kansas City artists released by KC-based label, The Record Machine. Volume 1 contains live sessions recorded at Massive Sound Studios with Paul Malinowski.

One of the goals when we started The Record Machine was to create a home for the music we love and help it find its way to more listeners’ ears. What’s Next KC Sessions will feature new recordings revealing the raw talent of these young artists.

Volume 1

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Jake Wells
Released May 18, 2018

Jake Wells is mellow and introspective, evoking an emotional maturity much deeper than his age would imply. He was recently named one of Spotify's Top 20 Viral Artists in the US.

1. Honestly
2. Spiral

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Chloe Jacobson
Released May 18, 2018

Chloe Jacobson is a singer-songwriter residing in Kansas City, MO. A frequent contributor to the KC music scene, her soulful, bluesy vocals are colored with the unique pop cadence of aughts-era emo.

1. Swan Song
2. Spain

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Belle & The Vertigo Waves

Belle and The Vertigo Waves is the sonic brainchild of Belle Loux. She resides in Kansas City, MO, and is slowly attempting world domination.


1. Verified
2. New York Letter

Volume 2 coming soon featuring
Y god Y, Instant Karma and Pageant Boys