Tag Archives: Alastair O’Donnell

Mahalia drafts Sam Dew for new collaboration

19 Feb

British singer/songwriter Mahalia Burkmar, known mononymously as Mahalia, has drafted fellow recording artist Sam Dew for a new collaboration.

Dew’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelela (“Blue Light”), Lianne La Havas (“What You Don’t Do”), Santigold (“Before the Fire”), Jessie Ware (“Sweetest Song”), Mary J. Blige (“Self Love”), Rihanna (“Numb”), Bridget Kelly (“The Mouth”) and Marsha Ambrosius (“Night Time”).

Meanwhile, Mahalia’s current promotional single “Do Not Disturb” – which was co-written by Alastair O’Donnell, Felix Joseph, Aston Rudi, and Jonny Lattimer – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming sophomore album under Atlantic Records UK, Mahalia has also worked with Kuya Productions (Ella Henderson, Tamera Foster), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran, Kylie Minogue), Grades (Nao, Paloma Faith), Jennifer Decilveo (Anne-Marie, Diana Gordon) and Sam Romans (Raye, Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Do Not Disturb” below.

June’s Diary release debut mini-album “All of Us”

8 Jul

American female group June’s Diary – composed of Kristal Lyndriette Smith, Ashly Williams, Brienna DeVlugt, Gabrielle “Gabby” Carreiro and Shyann Roberts – have released their debut mini-album online.

“All of Us” – featuring six songs in the shape of “Good Time,” “Take Me,” “Have You Ever,” “His Phone,” “All of Us” and “Hurt People” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Richard “P2J” Isong, Ari PenSmith, J. Warner, and Alastair “AoD” O’Donnell.

Stream “All of Us” below.

H Block INK premiere music video for new single “Numbers Game”

6 Apr

H Block INK have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The songwriting and production collective posted the Matthew K. Firpo-directed clip for “Numbers Game” – featuring guest vocals from Mali-Koa and Karl Michael – to their Vevo channel on Thursday (April 06, 2017).

The track – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Egyptian/Irish singer-songwriter Farrah “Nefera” Guenena alongside Alastair O’Donnell and Lee “LPW” Williams.

Production duties on “Numbers Game” were collectively handled by Linus “Goldfingers” Nordstrom (John Newman, Liza Owen) and Tobi “ShyBoy” Oladigbolu (Wretch 32, J Hus), with additional assistance from Amish “ADP” Patel (Ella Eyre, Arlene Zelina).

H Block INK’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via London-based label Black Butter Records.

Watch the music video for “Numbers Game” below.