Marina Diamandis teams with Clean Bandit for new single “Disconnect”

25 Jun

Welsh singer/songwriter Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has teamed up with British electronic music group Clean Bandit for their new single “Disconnect,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Disconnect” were handled by group members Luke and Jack Patterson alongside Mark Ralph, whose other credits include Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Take That’s “Giants,” Frances’ “Under Our Feet,” Era Istrefi’s “Redrum,” and AlunaGeorge’s “Mean What I Mean.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Diamandis is currently working on her upcoming fourth album, which reportedly boasts contributions from Jason Evigan (Madonna), Sarah Hudson (Dua Lipa), Big Taste (Maty Noyes), Jesse St. John (Brooke Candy), Noah Breakfast (Amber Mark), Cass Lowe (Snakehips), James Flannigan (Kodaline) and Bonnie McKee (Charlie Puth).

Meanwhile, Clean Bandit’s sophomore studio collection – featuring previous singles “Symphony,” “Rockabye” and “Tears” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Disconnect” below.

Molly Kate Kestner drafts Chris Loco for new collaboration

25 Jun

Molly Kate Kestner has drafted Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter (born Christopher Crowhurst) is known for his works with Emeli Sande (“Garden”), Kevin Garrett (“Little Bit of You”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Professor Green (“Lullaby”), Etta Bond (“Kiss My Girlfriend”), Sinead Harnett (“Rather Be with You”), Leona Lewis (“I to You”), The Veronicas (“Always”) and Ella Eyre (“Two”).

Loco has also contributed to the next projects by Fans of Loco’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Kiana Lede, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kamille, Ava Lily, RAYE, Jessie Reyez, Delacey, Sinead Harnett, Taya, Raleigh Ritchie, Shola Ama, Georgia Ku, Melissa Steel, Becky Hill, YEBBA, Dua Lipa, Kenzie May, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Kestner’s upcoming debut project – featuring singles “Prom Queen,” “It’s You,” “Good Die Young” and “I Don’t Know” – is expected to arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

Among the producers Kestner has worked with on the still-untitled collection are Toby Gad (Madonna), BloodPop (John Legend), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Jim Duguid (Craig David), Andrew Cedar (Trey Songz) and Mac & Phil (The Chainsmokers).

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Imagine Dragons release new album “Evolve”

25 Jun

American rock band Imagine Dragons – composed of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, lead guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist and keyboardist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman – have released their third album online.

“Evolve” – featuring promotional singles “Thunder” and “Believer” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated collection serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Smoke + Mirrors,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “I Bet My Life,” “Gold,” and “Shots.”

Among the musicians backing Imagine Dragons on “Evolve” are Alex Da Kid (Skylar Grey), Jayson DeZuzio (Raleigh Ritchie), John Hill (Elle King), Joel Little (Lorde), Justin Tranter (Linkin Park) and Mattman & Robin (Nick Jonas).

Stream “Evolve” below.

Adam Lambert confirms new single details

25 Jun

Adam Lambert has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Two Fux” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming fourth album and will release it on June 30th via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Lambert alongside Sarah Hudson (Dua Lipa, Years & Years), Ferras Al-Qaisi (Katy Perry, Ricky Martin), Trey Campbell (Allie X, Ella Henderson) and Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt (RAYE, Era Istrefi).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2015’s “The Original High” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Bonnie McKee (Charlie Puth), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding), Julia Michaels (Gwen Stefani) and Justin Tranter (Imagine Dragons).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Tommy English (Phoebe Ryan), MNEK (Beyonce), Chris “CJ” Baran (Melanie Martinez), Leland (Selena Gomez), Jack Antonoff (Zayn Malik) and BloodPop (Tinashe).

Stream “The Original High” below.

Ali Tamposi teases new collaboration with David Guetta

25 Jun

Ali Tamposi has teased a new collaboration with David Guetta.

“@davidguetta you’re the man! Thanks for an incredible week,” the American singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram account on Saturday (June 24, 2017).

Notable songwriting credits by Tamposi include Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Liza Owen’s “Don’t Call Me Baby,” Cover Drive’s “Can’t Live in a World,” Lea Michele’s “Run to You,” Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me” (featuring Selena Gomez), and DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You” (featuring Justin Bieber).

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers including John Shanks, Toby Gad, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Louis Biancaniello, Sam Watters, Teddy Geiger, Julian Bunetta, Fraser T. Smith, Greg Kurstin, Jim Jonsin, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Jim Beanz, RedOne, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Meanwhile, Guetta is expected to release his seventh studio collection – featuring promotional singles “2U” and “Light My Body Up” – later this year via Atlantic Records (US) and Parlophone Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2014’s “Listen,” reportedly delivers further contributions from Karen Poole (Janet Jackson), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes), Jin Jin (Dido), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Kamille (Louisa Johnson) and Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Tamposi’s work!

Joy Crookes drafts Audra Mae, Alex Hope for new single “Power”

24 Jun

British singer/songwriter Joy Crookes has released her new single online.

“Power” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Crookes alongside Audra Mae (Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia Barrino) and Alex Hope (Troye Sivan, Years & Years).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Crookes’ upcoming mini-collection “Influence” – featuring the Brett “Leland” McLaughlin and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk-assisted “Bad Feeling” – will arrive on July 21st.

Stream the audio clip for “Power” below.

Jason Derulo taps Stephan Moccio for new collaboration

24 Jun

Jason Derulo has tapped the songwriting and production services of Stephan Moccio for his upcoming fifth album.

The Canadian musician is known for his works with major artists including The Weeknd (“Earned It”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Celine Dion (“A New Day Has Come”), Seal (“Daylight Saving”), Jon Bellion (“Fashion”), Ne-Yo (“Ballerina”), Maty Noyes (“London”), Skylar Grey (“I Know You”), Lea Michele (“Truce”) and James Blunt (“Don’t Give Me Those Eyes”).

Fans of Moccio’s work should keep an eye on the next projects by Skrillex, Jennifer Lopez, Meghan Trainor, Stanaj, Julia Michaels, Tori Kelly, Jasmine Thompson, Conrad Sewell, Jessie Ware, Avery Wilson, Emeli Sande, Labrinth, Clare Maguire, Kiesza, Lykki Li, and Bryan Adams.

Meanwhile, Derulo is expected to release his fifth studio collection – featuring the Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign-assisted lead single “Swalla” – is expected to arrive on July 7 via Beluga Heights and Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Everything is 4,” reportedly delivers additional productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Happy Perez, Tre Jean-Marie, Knightstarr, Andrew Cedar, Jussifer, Nova Wav, Laconic, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Gladius, Jeff Gitty, and Axident.

Stream the following playlist dedicated playlist dedicated to Moccio’s work!