Archive | September, 2016

The Weeknd drops new single “False Alarm”

30 Sep

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The Weeknd has dropped his new single online.

“False Alarm” – which serves as the follow-up to previous single “Starboy” – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track was co-written by The Weeknd – real name Abel Tesfaye – alongside Ahmad “Belly” Balshe, Doc McKinney, Emanuel Nickerson, Henry “Cirkut” Walter and Benjamin “Ben Billion$” Diehl.

As mentioned in earlier posts, The Weeknd’s upcoming third studio collection “Starboy” is scheduled to hit stores and online outlets on November 25 via XO / Republic Records.

The keenly-awaited project follows 2015’s “Beauty Behind the Madness,” which debuted topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Can’t Feel My Face,” “In the Night” and “The Hills.”

Listen to the audio clip for “False Alarm” below.

Solange unleashes new album “A Seat at the Table”

30 Sep

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Solange has unleashed her new album online.

“A Seat at the Table” – featuring guest appearances from Kelela, Tweet, Lil Wayne, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Kelly Rowland – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Saint Records and Columbia Records.

Production duties on the highly-anticipated project were prominently handled by Raphael Saadiq (Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige) and Troy “R8DIO” Johnson (Michelle Williams, Jennifer Lopez).

Other musicians backing Solange on the follow-up to 2012’s “True” are Questlove, Dave Longstreth, Sir Dylan, Kwes, Sampha, Dave Sitek, John Kirby, Adam Bainbridge, Rostam Batmanglij, and Patrick Wimberly.

Listen to “A Seat at the Table” below.

Tom Aspaul shares new single “Never Complaining”

30 Sep

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Tom Aspaul has shared his new single online.

“Never Complaining” – which was co-written by Tim Deal alongside Daniel “GRADES” Traynor – is now available for download via iTunes.

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Aspaul’s upcoming mini-collection, which is expected to arrive later this year.

On the songwriting front, Aspaul has penned songs for AlunaGeorge (“Mediator”), Zac Samuel (“Never Letting Go”), Karen Harding (“Those Girls”), Alex Newell (“Shame”) and Little Boots (“Working Girl”).

His extensive resume boasts further works with MNEK, Becky Hill, Kylie Minogue, Little Mix, Chloe Leone, Katy B, Celeste Waite, Tamera Foster, Nathan Sykes, KStewart, and Claire Maguire.

Listen to “Never Complaining” below.

 

 

BANKS liberates sophomore album “The Altar”

30 Sep

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BANKS has liberated her sophomore album online.

“The Altar” – featuring singles “Fuck with Myself,” “Gemini Feed,” “Mind Games” and “To the Hilt” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Harvest Records.

Amongst the musicians backing BANKS on “The Altar” are Al Shux, Jenna Andrews, SOHN, Tim Anderson, John Hill, Ben Billion$, DannyBoyStyles, Ahmad “Belly” Balshe, Chris Spilfogel, The ANMLS, and DJ Dahi.

BANKS’ debut studio collection, 2014’s “Goddess,” debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Warm Water,” “Brain” and “Drowning.”

Stream “The Altar” below.

Craig David releases new album “Following My Intuition”

30 Sep

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Craig David has released his new album online.

“Following My Intuition” – featuring singles “Ain’t Giving Up,” “One More Time” and “When the Bassline Drops” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment UK and Insanity Records.

Amongst the songwriters backing David on the album are Ed Drewett (Dua Lipa), Jacob Attwooll (Fleur East), MNEK (Shola Ama), Rachel Furner (Little Mix) and Carla Marie Williams (Britney Spears).

On the production front, the “Nothing Like This” star teamed up with Tre Jean-Marie (Emeli Sande), Sigala (Imani Williams), Blonde (Sinead Harnett), Dave Tozer (John Legend), KAYTRANADA (AlunaGeorge) and TMS (Olly Murs).

Stream “Following My Intuition” below.

 

Zac Samuel, Moon Willis release music video for new single “Never Letting Go”

29 Sep

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Zac Samuel has released the music video for his new single online.

The British DJ and house producer posted the Courtney Phillips-directed clip for “Never Letting Go” to his Vevo channel on Thursday (September 28, 2016).

“Never Letting Go” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Tom Aspaul (Little Mix), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Britney Spears), Julian Bunetta (Fifth Harmony) and Benjamin Ash (Jessie Ware).

The track – which is a collaboration with fellow record producer Moon Willis and Atlantic-signed vocalist Taya – also marks the first promotional cut from Samuel’s upcoming project under PMR Records and Polydor Records.

Watch the music video for “Never Letting Go” below.

The Weeknd announces details for new single “False Alarm”

29 Sep

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The Weeknd has announced the details for his new single online.

The Canadian singer-songwriter christened “False Alarm” as the second promotional cut from his upcoming third album “Starboy” and will release it on September 30 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Starboy” – featuring productions from Daft Punk, Doc McKinney and Cirkut – is scheduled to arrive on November 25 via XO in partnership with Republic Records.

The keenly-awaited project follows 2015’s “Beauty Behind the Madness,” which debuted topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Can’t Feel My Face,” “In the Night” and “The Hills.”

On the songwriting front, The Weeknd – real name Abel Tesfaye – co-penned tracks for fellow recording artists including Drake (“Crew Love”), Ariana Grande (“Love Me Harder”), Disclosure (“Nocturnal”), Rihanna (“Woo”), Wiz Khalifa (“Remember You”) and Beyonce (“6 Inch”).

Watch the music video for “Starboy” below.