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WENS hits the studio with Chris Loco, Andrew Jackson for new collaboration

23 Jun

American singer/songwriter Giana Shabestari, professionally known as WENS, has teamed up with Chris Loco and Andrew Jackson for a new collaboration.

Recent production credits by Loco (born Christopher Crowhurst) include Etta Bond’s “Addiction,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You.”

Meanwhile, Jackson is responsible for co-writing Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “It’s You,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Bitter End,” James Arthur’s “I Am,” Charlotte OC’s “On & On,” Alex Newell’s “This Ain’t Over,” Olly Murs’ “Never the Groom,” Galantis’ “Water,” and Skinny Living’s “Why.”

WENS, on the other hand, is expected to release her debut project – featuring the Jordan Riley-produced “If” and GRADES & Jennifer Decilveo-assisted “Bleed” – later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball (Jessie Ware), Madison Love (Camila Cabello), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten), The Futuristics (Selena Gomez) and Rodney Jerkins (Britney Spears).

On the songwriting front, WENS has penned songs for fellow recording artists including Madison Beer (“Something Sweet”), Ryn Weaver (“Free”) and Martina Stoessel (“Great Escape”).

Stream “If” below.

Rudimental announce details for new single

21 Jun

Rudimental have announced the details for their new single.

The British drum and bass band – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget, and DJ Locksmith – have christened “Sun Comes Up” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on June 30 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The James Arthur-featuring track was co-written by Cass Lowe, whose other credits include Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” Sinead Harnett’s “Anywhere But Here,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Shola Ama’s “Boyfriend,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” Felix Jaehn’s “Hot2Touch,” Niia Bertino’s “Girl Like Me,” Kwabs’ “Make You Mine,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “The House We Never Built,” and Hey Violet’s “Pure.”

Lowe has also contributed to the next projects by Ray BLK, Sam Smith, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, Alex Aiono, Leona Lewis, Zak Abel, Anne-Marie, Astrid S, David Guetta, Kenzie May, DAGNY, KStewart, Nick Jonas, Kiah Victoria, and MØ.

Meanwhile, Rudimental are expected to drop the follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Jim Eliot, Andrew Jackson, and Camille “Kamille” Purcell.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Erik Hassle enlists Chris Loco, Andrew Jackson for new collaboration

21 Jun

Swedish singer/songwriter Kaj Erik Persson Hassle, professionally known as Erik Hassle, has enlisted Chris Loco and Andrew Jackson for a new collaboration.

Recent production credits by Loco (born Christopher Crowhurst) include Etta Bond’s “Addiction,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You.”

Meanwhile, Jackson is responsible for co-writing Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “It’s You,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Bitter End,” James Arthur’s “I Am,” Charlotte OC’s “On & On,” Alex Newell’s “This Ain’t Over,” Olly Murs’ “Never the Groom,” Galantis’ “Water,” and Skinny Living’s “Why.”

Hassle’s current studio collection “Innocence Lost,” on the other hand, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Dua Lipa, Kendrick Lamar), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly, Ellie Goulding), Kyle Shearer (RAYE, Melanie Martinez) and Alex Hope (Kacy Hill, Troye Sivan).

Stream “Innocence Lost” below.

Raphael Saadiq graces new album by Chromeo

19 Jun

Chromeo have teased a new collaboration with Raphael Saadiq.

“The god @raphael_saadiq laced us too. People don’t even know how incredible of a bass player he is. We got a bunch some of our idols on this album,” the Canadian electro-funk duo posted on Instagram on Saturday (June 17, 2017).

Saadiq’s recent songwriting and production credits include Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky,” Usher’s “Champions,” Andra Day’s “Cheers to the Fall,” Miguel’s “Flesh,” and Adrian Marcel’s “Eyes Don’t Lie.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with Joss Stone (“Tell Me ‘Bout It”), D’Angelo (“Lady”), TLC (“So So Dumb”), Kelis (“80s Joint”), Mary J. Blige (“Color”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), Alicia Keys (“Lesson Learned”) and Whitney Houston (“Fine”).

Meanwhile, Chromeo – consisting of David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel – are expected to drop their new album later this year via Last Gang Records / Big Beat Records / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “White Women” reportedly delivers further productions from Jason Evigan (Enrique Iglesias), Digital Farm Animals (Rita Ora), Kaytranada (Craig David), Ian Kirkpatrick (Selena Gomez), Illangelo (Emeli Sande), Ariel Rechtshaid (Kylie Minogue) and MNEK (Dua Lipa).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Priscilla Renea (Nick Jonas), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Andrew Jackson (Sean Paul), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Scott Harris (The Chainsmokers) and Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Raphael Saadiq’s work!

Molly Kate Kestner releases new single “I Don’t Know”

2 Jun

American singer/songwriter Molly Kate Kestner has released her new promotional single online.

“I Don’t Know” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Kestner alongside Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran, James Blunt) and Finlay “Starsmith” Dow-Smith (Foxes, Jess Glynne).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kestner’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Prom Queen,” “It’s You” and “Good Die Young” – is expected to arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello), Philip Plested (Fleur East), Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), James “JHart” Abrahart (Keith Urban), Madison Love (Jason Derulo) and Autumn Rowe (Kacy Hill).

On the production front, Kestner has worked with Toby Gad (John Legend), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Francis “Eg” White (Dua Lipa), Jim Duguid (Craig David), Andrew Cedar (Charlie Puth), BloodPop (Madonna), Nick Ruth (Kelly Clarkson), Adam Argyle (Izzy Bizu) and Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande).

Stream the audio clip for “I Don’t Know” below.

Kamille hits the studio with Rudimental

20 May

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, has teamed up for with Rudimental for a new collaboration.

Purcell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Little Mix (“Shout Out to My Ex”), Olly Murs (“Grow Up”), Fleur East (“Sax”), Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Sigma (“Find Me”), Leona Lewis (“Mr. Right”) and The Saturdays (“What About Us”).

Her upcoming debut album – featuring contributions from Chris Loco, Two Inch Punch, Dantae Johnson, and Goldfingers – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Meanwhile, Rudimental – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget and DJ Locksmith – are currently working on their upcoming third album under Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records (UK) / Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” reportedly features alliances with Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Cass Lowe, Jim Eliot, and Andrew Jackson.

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Molly Kate Kestner liberates new single “It’s You”

28 Apr

Molly Kate Kestner has liberated her new single online.

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

The track was written by Kestner alongside Andrew Jackson (RAYE, Ellie Goulding) and Adam Argyle (Dua Lipa, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “It’s You” were collectively handled by Ryan Tedder (Hailee Steinfeld, Colbie Caillat) and Nick Ruth (Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kestner is expected to release her debut project – featuring previous singles “His Daughter,” “Good Die Young” and “Prom Queen” – later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), David Hodges (Christina Perri), Michael “BloodPop” Tucker (Lady GaGa), Dan McDougall (Norma Jean Martine) and Andrew Cedar (Charlie Puth).

On the songwriting front, Kestner has worked with Autumn Rowe (Becky Hill), Emily Warren (Shawn Mendes), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson), Sasha Sloan (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Keith Urban) and Madison Emiko Love (Camila Cabello).

Listen to the audio clip for “It’s You” below.