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Alina Baraz hits the studio with Elof Loelv, Hayley Gene Penner

18 Mar

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has teamed up with Hayley Gene Penner and Elof Loelv for a new collaboration.

Penner’s songwriting resume boasts works with Charlotte Lawrence (“Keep Me Up”), Sabrina Claudio (“Cross Your Mind”), Lennon Stella (“Feelings”), Victoria Justice (“Shake”), Cody Simpson (“Paradise”), Magic (“Red Dress”), Snow Tha Product (“Nights”) and Prince Royce (“My Problem Is”).

Meanwhile, Loelv is responsible for co-writing and producing Rihanna’s “Stay,” Katy Perry’s “Save As Draft,” Zara Larsson’s “Carry You Home,” Phoebe Ryan’s “Dark Side,” Tove Stryke’s “Say My Name,” Galantis’ “Call If You Need Me,” Backstreet Boys’ “New Love,” and Pentatonix’s “Can’t Sleep Love.”

Baraz’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” – featuring the Cara Salimando-penned/Stint-produced lead single “Feels Right” – is expected to arrive later this year via Mom + Pop Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from from The Stereotypes, Michael Pollack, Grades, Mary Weitz, Jeff Gitty, Mayila, Hue Strother, J Mills, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, SG Lewis, and Warren “Oak” Felder.

Stream the audio clip for Hayley Gene Penner’s “Talking to Myself” below.

Alina Baraz enlists SG Lewis for new collaboration

3 Mar

Alina Baraz has enlisted SG Lewis for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter (born Samuel George Lewis) has previously worked with G-Eazy (“No Less”), Nylo (“I Keep On”), JP Cooper (“Shivers”), Raye (“Yours”), Paloma Faith (“Sirens”), Frances (“Warm”), Ray BLK (“Chill Out”), AlunaGeorge (“Hurting”), Zak Abel (“Higher Ground”), Rae Morris (“Convoluted Love”) and Liv Dawson (“All or Nothing”).

Lewis’s current promotional single “Blue” – which was co-written by Finlay Robson and Sophie “Frances” Cooke – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Baraz’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” – featuring the Cara Salimando-penned/Stint-produced lead single “Feels Right” – is expected to arrive later this year via Mom + Pop Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from from The Stereotypes, Michael Pollack, Grades, Mary Weitz, Jeff Gitty, Mayila, Hue Strother, J Mills, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, and Warren “Oak” Felder.

Stream the audio clip for “Blue” below.

Alina Baraz reunites with Warren “Oak” Felder for new collaboration

23 Feb

Alina Baraz has reunited with Warren “Oak” Felder for a new collaboration.

Felder previously teamed up with Baraz on two songs – “Coming to My Senses” (co-written by Michael Pollack) and “I Don’t Even Know Why Though” (co-written by Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere).

Recent credits by the Turkish-American songwriter and record producer include The Chainsmokers’ “Who Do You Love,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Sue Me,” Alessia Cara’s “Growing Pains,” and Calum Scott’s “Stop Myself (Only Human).”

Baraz’s latest promotional single “Feels Right” – which was co-written by Cara Salimando and produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming project and follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from The Stereotypes, Michael Pollack, Grades, Mary Weitz, Jeff Gitty, Mayila, Hue Strother, J Mills, Skylar Grey, and Jason Evigan – is expected to arrive later this year.

Stream the audio clip for “Coming to My Senses” below.

Alina Baraz enlists Mary Weitz, Grades for new collaboration

17 Feb

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has enlisted Mary Weitz and Daniel “Grades” Traynor for a new collaboration.

Weitz is responsible for co-writing “Waves” for Normani alongside Felicia Ferraro and Jonah Christian. The 6lack-featuring track peaked to number nineteen on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.

Meanwhile, Grades’ recent production and songwriting credits include Ady Suleiman’s “Strange Roses,” TS Graye’s “Honestly,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” M.O.’s “Wondering,” Years & Years’ “Karma,” Cosha’s “U Better,” Sinead Harnett’s “Body,” and Four of Diamonds’ “Name on It.”

Baraz’s latest promotional single “Feels Right” – which was co-written by Cara Salimando and produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming project and follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” – featuring further contributions from The Stereotypes, Jeff Gitty, Michael Pollack, Hue Strother, J Mills, Skylar Grey, and Jason Evigan – is expected to arrive later this year.

Watch the music video for “Feels Right” below.

Alina Baraz drafts Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

5 Feb

Alina Baraz has drafted Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

The American record producer and songwriter has previously worked with Camila Cabello (“All These Years”), Nao (“Drive and Disconnect”), Jacob Banks (“Photograph”), H.E.R. (“As I Am”), Trey Songz (“She Lovin’ It”), Kali Uchis (“Gotta Get Up”) and Tommy Genesis (“Bad Boy”).

Fans of Gitty’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next releases by by Lianne La Havas, Jason Derulo, Kelsey Lu, Laura Mvula, Nstasia, Jennifer Hudson, Amber Mark, Sevyn Streeter, Cosima, Niia Rocco, Luke James, Jojo, Zhavia Ward, Elle Varner, and Rhye.

Meanwhile, Baraz’s latest promotional single “Feels Right” – which was co-written by Cara Salimando and produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Baraz’s next project and follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” – featuring contributions from The Stereotypes, Michael Pollack, Hue Strother, J Mills, Skylar Grey, and Jason Evigan – is expected to arrive later this year.

Stream the audio clip for “Feels Right” below.

Clean Bandit release sophomore album “What is Love?”

30 Nov

British electronic music group Clean Bandit – consisting of members Grace Chatto, and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson – have released their sophomore studio collection via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

“What is Love?” – which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “New Eyes” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts guest appearances from Zara Larsson, Marina Diamandis, Craig David, Rita Ora, Demi Lovato, Anne-Marie, Charli XCX, Ellie Goulding, Julia Michaels, and Louisa Johnson.

On the songwriting and production front, Clean Bandit have worked with Steve Mac, Ina Wroldsen, Mark Ralph, Kamille, Jason Evigan, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, Ilsey Juber, Fred Gibson, Caroline Ailin, Julian Bunetta, John Ryan, Emily Warren, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Cara Salimando, and Jonny Price.

Stream “What is Love?” below.

Alina Baraz delivers new promotional single “Feels Right”

21 Sep

Alina Baraz has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Cara Salimando, whose other credits include MØ’s “Imaginary Friend,” Kesha’s “Hymn,” Dua Lipa’s “Begging,” Grace Mitchell’s “Kids (Ain’t All Right),” and Sabrina Carpenter’s “White Flag.”

Production duties on “Feels Right” were handled by Stint, who is also responsible for Nao’s “Another Lifetime,” Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino,” Sabrina Claudi’s “Unravel Me,” and Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Baraz’s next project – featuring further contributions from Jason Evigan, Skylar Grey, Hue “SoundzFire” Strother, J Mills, Michael Pollack, and The Stereotypes – ix expected to arrive later this year.

Stream the audio clip for “Feels Right” below.