Tag Archives: Daniel “Grades” Traynor

Mullally hits the studio with Utters, Ed Thomas for new collaboration

10 Nov

British singer/songwriter Connor Mullally-Knight, known mononymously as Mullally, has enlisted Ed Thomas and Utters for a new collaboration.

Thomas is responsible for co-writing Jorja Smith’s “On My Mind,” Louis Mattrs’ “Pink Lemonade,” Kiah Victoria’s “Cold War,” Zac Abel’s “Everybody Needs Love,” Aquilo’s “Thin,” and Maverick Sabre’s “Falling Again.”

Meanwhile, Utters’ production resume boasts works with AlunaGeorge (“Last Kiss”), Chronixx (“I Know Love”), Raleigh Ritchie (“In Too Deep”), All Saints (“One Woman Man”), Foxes (“Beauty Queen”), Ella Eyre (“Home”), Selah Sue (“Feel”) and Purple Ferdinand (“Through Your Eyes”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mullally’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “She Don’t Know Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions from Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Two Inch Punch, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, ADP, Jordan Riley, Cook Classics, Scott Hoffman, Robopop, Will Simms, MNEK, Jonny Coffer, Grades, Scribz Riley, and Cool & Dre.

On the songwriting front, Mullally has also worked with Amy Wadge, Jason Boyd, Danny Parker, Grace Tither, Ali Tennant, Max McElligott, Ari PenSmith, Danny Shah, Jordan Thomas, Levi Lennox, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

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

Ella Mai delivers new promotional single “Naked”

3 Nov

Ella Mai has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Naked” – which was co-written by Samuel “Sam Hook” Jean and produced by Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Mai’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “Ready” is expected to arrive early next year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Diztortion (Rihanna, Sean Paul), Tre Jean-Marie (Becky Hill, Christina Aguilera), Grades (Alina Baraz, Jess Glynne) and Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa, Ella Henderson).

Mai has also provided guest vocals on the track “Talk to Me, Pt. II,” which appears on Craig David’s upcoming album “The Time is Now,” scheduled to arrive on January 26 via Sony Music Entertainment / Insanity Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Naked” below.

Starley unveils new promotional single “Been Meaning to Tell You”

27 Oct

Australian singer/songwriter Starley Hope, known mononymously as Starley, has unveiled her new promotional single online.

“Been Meaning to Tell You” – which was co-written and produced by Cory Enemy – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Starley’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional singles “Call on Me” and “Touch Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Tinted Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Salaam Remi, Jin Jin, Grades, Rosina Russell, Prince Charlez, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Steve Booker, and Captain Cuts.

Stream the audio clip for “Been Meaning to Tell You” below.

L Devine enlists GRADES for new collaboration

23 Oct

British singer/songwriter Olivia Devine, professionally known as L Devine, has enlisted GRADES for a new collaboration.

The electronic dance music producer (born Daniel Traynor) is known for his works with Sinead Harnett (“Still Miss You”), Khalid (“Winter”), Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”), Fantasia (“Wait for You”), Aanysa (“Burn Break Crash”), Tinie Tempah (“Text from Your Ex”) and H.E.R. (“Lights On”).

GRADES has also contributed to the next projects by Years & Years, Nao, Mali-Koa, Birdy, Tom Tripp, Bonzai, Alina Baraz, Dua Lipa, Mahalia, Raleigh Ritchie, Lao Ra, Ella Mai, Cosima, Imani Williams, Kwabs, Alice Chater, Connie Constance, Liv Dawson, Kiah Victoria, Dan Caplen, Starley, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Grace Carter, Mullally, Dionne Bromfield, VanJess, and Mabel.

Meanwhile, L Devine’s debut project – featuring current single “School Girls” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Steve James, Digital Farm Animals, Amish “ADP” Patel, Youthonix, Parker Ighile, Justin Broad, Lostboy, Pip Kembo, Dimitri Tikovoi, Jonny Lattimer, Phil Cook, Knightstarr, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “School Girls” below.

Mahalia releases new promotional single “Hold On”

14 Oct

British singer/songwriter Mahalia Burkmar, professionally known as Mahalia, has released her promotional single online.

“Hold On” – which was collectively produced by Jay Prince and Nana Rogues – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Mahalia’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Jessy Rose-penned / Maths Time Joy-produced “Sober” – is expected to arrive early next year via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2016’s “Diary of Me” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), Grades (Sinead Harnett), Amy Wadge (Janelle Monae), Sam Romans (Raye), Kane “Kin” Parfitt (Tamera Foster), Philip Plested (Liza Own), Felix Joseph (Jorja Smith) and Kuya Productions (Alessia Cara).

Stream the audio clip for “Hold On” below.

Bobii Lewis hits the studio with Nina Nesbitt, Mojam Music

12 Oct

British singer/songwriter Bobii Lewis has teamed with fellow recording artist Nina Nesbitt and Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

Nesbitt’s songwriting resume boasts works for Olivia Holt (“Phoenix”), Jasmine Thompson (“Love for the Lonely”), Conor Maynard (“Living”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”) and The Shires (“Other People’s Things”).

Mojam Music, composed of Mustafa Omer and James Murray, have previously produced Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Frances’ “No Matter,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway.”

Meanwhile, Lewis’ current promotional single “Drifting” – which was produced by Don Corleone – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming debut project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Tre Jean Marie, Karen Poole, Bless Beats, Jin Jin, Michael Angelo, Negin Djafari, Harry James, Stacy Barthe, Cutfather, Grace Tither, Crada, Will Simms, Levi Lennox, Grades, Scribz Riley, The Rascals, Freedo, and Sky Adams.

Stream the audio clip for “Drifting” below.

Alina Baraz releases new promotional single “Buzzin'”

29 Sep

Photo Credit: Alexander G. McDonell

Alina Baraz has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis, whose other credits include Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” Meghan Trainor’s “Watch Me Do,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Ain’t Your Mama,” Sabina Ddumba’s “Not Too Young,” Jessie J’s “Burnin’ Up,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$.”

Production duties on “Buzzin” were handled by Ben Billion$, who is also responsible for G-Eazy & Kehlani’s “Good Life,” The Weeknd’s “Party Monster,” Beyonce’s “6 Inch,” Kelly Rowland’s “I Remember,” Future’s “Low Life,” Travis Scott’s “Pray 4 Love,” BANKS’ “Judas,” and Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This.”

Baraz’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional single “Electric” – reportedly boasts further alliances with Grades (Ella Mai), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Jessie Ware), Illangelo (Emeli Sande). Tayla Parx (Janelle Monae), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys) and Scribz Riley (Gabi Wilson).

Stream the audio clip for “Buzzin” below.