Tag Archives: Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin

FKA Twigs drops sophomore album “Magdalene”

8 Nov

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British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, known professionally as FKA Twigs, has dropped her sophomore album under Young Turks Recordings.

“Magdalene” – featuring singles “Cellophane,” “Holy Terrain,” “Home With You” and “Sad Day” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2014’s “LP1” was prominently produced by Nicolas Jaar with additional contributions from Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Noah Goldstein, Skrillex, Jason Boyd, Koreless, Jack Antonoff, Kenny Beats, Sounwave, Oneohtrix Point Never, Arca, Jeff Kleinman, and Michael Uzowuru.

Stream “Magdalene” below.

Ed Sheeran releases “No. 6 Collaborations Project”

13 Jul

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British singer/songwriter Edward Christopher Sheeran, known professionally as Ed Sheeran, has released his fourth studio collection online.

“No.6 Collaborations Project” – featuring guest appearances from Khalid, Camila Cabello, Stormzi, Justin Bieber, Yebba, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Eminem, Chance the Rapper, Ella Mai, Skrillex, Meek Mill, Chris Stapelton, Bruno Mars, and H.E.R. – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the production front, Sheeran has worked with top hitmakers including Max Martin, Shellback, Fred Gibson, Steve Mac, Benny Blanco, Nineteen85, Boi-1da, Jahaan Sweet, Joe Rubel, and Kenny Beats.

As a songwriter, Sheeran has penned songs for Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Bryan Adams (“Shine a Light”), Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Westlife (“Hello My Love”), Anne-Marie (“2002”), Olly Murs (“Moves”), Jess Glynne (“Thursday”), Shawn Mendes (“Fallin’ All In You”) and Little Mix (“Woman Like Me”).

Stream “No. 6 Collaborations Project” below.

Charlie Puth teams with Benny Blanco for new collaboration

26 Sep

Charlie Puth has teamed up with Benny Blanco for a new collaboration.

The American record producer (born Benjamin Levin) recently helmed “Selfish Love” for British singer/songwriter Jessie Ware alongside regular collaborators Happy Perez and Cashmere Cat.

Blanco’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), Lana Del Rey (“Love”), Miguel (“Going to Hell”), Halsey (“Now or Never”), Ed Sheeran (“Castle on the Hill”), Camila Cabello (“Crying in the Club”), Avicii (“Lonely Together”) and Jhene Aiko (“Never Call Me”).

Meanwhile, Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring lead promotional single “Attention” – will arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further productions from Ian Kirkpatrick, Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

As a songwriter, Puth has co-penned Liam Payne’s next single “Bedroom Floor” alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher, Aaron Jennings, Noel Zancanella, and Steve Mac. The track will arrive on October 20th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Additionally, Puth co-penned “Lips on You” for Maroon 5’s upcoming sixth album under 222 Records and Interscope Records alongside Adam Levine, Jacob “JKash” Kasher and fellow recording artist Julia Michaels.

Stream the audio clip for “Attention (Remix – featuring Kyle)” below.

Jessie Ware reveals tracklisting for new album “Glasshouse”

13 Sep

Jessie Ware has revealed the tracklisting for her third album, “Glasshouse,” which will arrive later this year via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Current promotional single “Selfish Love” – which was co-written by Ross Golan, Ammar Malik, Ryan Tedder, Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin, Magnus “Cashmere” Hoiberg Cat and Nathan “Happy” Perez – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated project, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has also enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”) and Julia Michaels (“Hearts”).

Other album contributors include Julian Bunetta (Harry Styles), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Usher), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), JRY (Charlie Puth), Samuel Preston (Ella Eyre), James Newman (Olly Murs), Bastian Langebaek (Amber-Simone) and Starsmith (Joel Compass).

See the tracklisting for “Glasshouse” below.

(1) Midnight / (2) Thinking About You / (3) Stay Awake, Wait for Me / (4) Your Domino / (5) Alone / (6) Selfish Love / (7) First Time / (8) Hearts / (9) Slow Me Down / (10) Finish What We Started / (11) Last of the True Believers / (12) Sam

Cashmere Cat reveals release date for new album “9”

19 Apr

Cashmere Cat has revealed the release date for his upcoming debut album.

The Norwegian DJ and record producer – born Magnus Hoiberg – will release “9” on April 28 via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “9 (After Coachella)” – featuring Danish singer/songwriter MØ – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other artists backing Cashmere Cat on “9” are Jhene Aiko (“Please Don’t Go”), Camila Cabello (“Love Invincible”), Selena Gomez (“Trust Nobody”), Ty Dolla $ign (“Infinite Stripes”), Ariana Grande (“Quit”), The Weeknd (“Wild Love”), Kacy Hill (“Europa Pools”) and Kehlani (“Night Night”).

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco (Halsey), Cathy Dennis (Britney Spears), SOPHIE (Charli XCX), Frank Dukes (Lorde), Starrah (Nicki Minaj), Evian Christ (Tinashe) and Rock City (Keri Hilson).

Stream “9 (After Coachella)” below.

Cashmere Cat reveals title for debut album

4 Apr

Cashmere Cat has revealed the title of his upcoming debut album.

The Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist – born Magnus Hoiberg – christened his first studio collection “9” and will release it later this year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “9 (After Coachella)” – featuring Danish singer/songwriter MØ and London-based electronic music producer SOPHIE – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the additional tracks slotted for inclusion on “9” are “Love Incredible (f/ Camila Cabello),” “Wild Love (f/ The Weeknd and Francis & the Lights),” “Trust Nobody (f/ Selena Gomez & Tory Lanez),” “Throw Myself a Party (f/ Starrah, 2 Chainz & Tory Lanez),” and “Please Don’t Go (f/ Jhene Aiko).”

On the production front, Cashmere Cat’s resume boasts works with The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Britney Spears (“Just Luv Me”), Travis Scott (“Way Back”), Ariana Grande (“Be My Baby”), Kanye West (“Wolves”), Tinashe (“All Hands on Deck”), Kid Ink (“Body Language”), Ryn Weaver (“OctaHate”), Miguel (“Going to Hell”), Justine Skye (“Save My Soul”) and Gwen Stefani (“Hell Yeah Baby”).

He also worked with songwriters and fellow producers including Benny Blanco, Julia Michaels, RoboPop, Bebe Rexha, Stargate, Rock City, Charli XCX, Michael Angelakos, Two Inch Punch, Cathy Dennis, Mike Dean, Sia Furler, Ben Billions, Belly, Frank Dukes, Steve Mac, RoboPop, Ariel Rechtshaid, Rostam Batmanglij, Frank Ocean, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Happy Perez, and AMMO.

Listen to the audio clip for “9 (After Coachella)” below.

Cashmere Cat drafts MØ, SOPHIE for new single “9 (After Coachella)”

31 Mar

Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist Cashmere Cat has released his new single online.

“9 (After Coachella)” – featuring Danish singer/songwriter MØ and London-based electronic music producer SOPHIE – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by MØ – real name Karen Ørsted – alongside it’s producers Magnus “Cashmere Cat” Høiberg, Samuel “SOPHIE” Long, and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin.

Cashmere Cat’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Love Incredible,” “Wild Love,” “Trust Nobody,” “Adore” and “Throw Myself a Party” – is expected to arrive later this year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “9 (After Coachella)” below.