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Kara Marni teases new collaboration with MNEK

15 May

Kara Marni has teased a new collaboration with MNEK.

“Wrote a BOP with ma new bestie @mnek today,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Monday (May 15, 2017).

Recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK (born Uzoechi Emenike) include Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Becky Hill’s “Rude Love,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Tom Aspaul’s “Messy,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Matoma’s “False Alarm,” JKAY’s “Danger,” and Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Diplo, Jin Jin, Dimitri Tikovoi, Kamille, Amish “ADP” Patel, Grace Barker, Max McElligott, Caroline Ailin, Tre Jean-Marie, Noonie Bao, Jean Baptiste-Kouame, Kara DioGuardi, Mike Spencer, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Youthonix, Diane Warren, Philip Plested, Laura Dockrill, Josh Record, and TMS.

Meanwhile, Marni is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead single “No Ordinary Love” – later this year via First Access Entertainment.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), GRADES (Jess Glynne), Fred Cox (RAYE), Laconic (Cover Drive), The Rascals (Ariana Grande), Joel Compass (Tinashe), All About She (Sasha Keable) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora).

Fans of MNEK’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Cassie, Bebe Rexha, Ella Henderson, Rozes, Charli XCX, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Chromeo, Tamera Foster, Adam Lambert, Wolfie, Melissa Steel, Diztortion, Mo Adeniran, Christina Aguilera, and Akon.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MNEK’s work!

Kara Marni teams up with Chris Loco for new collaboration

9 May

British singer/songwriter Kara Marni has teamed up with Christopher Crowhurst, professionally known as Chris Loco, for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter’s credits include Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kylie Minogue’s “Fine,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Elijah Blake’s “Rockabye,” Katherine McPhee’s “Only One,” and Ella Eyre’s “Gravity.”

Loco’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Karen Poole, Ina Wroldsen, Emily Warren, Kelly Sheehan, Natalia Hajjara, Livvi Franc, Brittany Burton, Kirby Lauryen, Celetia Martin, Laura “LP” Pergolizzi, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Jacob Attwooll, Andrew Jackson, Jaramye Daniels, Bryn Christopher, James Newman, and Scott Harris.

Meanwhile, Marni is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead single “No Ordinary Love” – later this year via First Access Entertainment.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Mac & Phil (The Chainsmokers), GRADES (Jessie Ware), Fred Cox (Janelle Monae), Laconic (Ella Henderson), The Rascals (Fleur East) and Joel Compass (FKA twigs).

Fans of Loco’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Ava Lily, RAYE, Jessie Reyez, Delacey, Sinead Harnett, Taya, Raleigh Ritchie, Shola Ama, Georgia Ku, Melissa Steel, Becky Hill, YEBBA, Dua Lipa, Kenzie May, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, and Ray BLK.

Listen to the audio clip for “No Ordinary Love” below.

Kenzie May teams up with Felix Joseph for new collaboration

29 Apr

British singer/songwriter Kenzie May has recorded new music with Felix Joseph.

The record producer, songwriter, photographer, and art director is known for his works with Abi Ocia (“Konfyt”), Jorja Smith (“Beautiful Little Fools”), Cosima (“Hymns for Him”), Kwabs (“Perfect Ruin”), Ray BLK (“50/50”), Elli Ingram (“Canna Butter Kisses”), Birdy (“Take My Heart”) and JJ (“City Lights”).

May, on the other hand, is expected to release her debut project – featuring promotional single “Never Find Another” – later this year.

Among the other musicians May has worked with are Future Cut, Hannah Yadi, Blue May, KiTo, Natalia Hajjara, GRADES, Phil Cook, BURNS, Matt Parad, Nylo, Joel Compass, Nate Cyphert, Mike “Scribz’ Riley, Lucas Secon, Josh Wilkinson, Francis “Eg” White, and Cass Lowe.

On the songwriting front, May – born Mackenzie Bryant – has penned songs for Dua Lipa (“Worst Enemy”), FTSE (“Float”), Bronze Whale (“Hear Me”), Dionne Bromfield (“Get Loose”) and Race Banyon (“Surface”).

Listen to the audio clip for “Never Find Another” below.

Joel Compass hits the studio with Future Cut

25 Mar

British singer, songwriter, and record producer Joel Compass has recorded new material with Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola of Future Cut.

The Manchester-based songwriting and production duo are responsible for helming Lily Allen’s “Smile,” Olly Murs’ “Please Don’t Let Me Go,” Stooshe’s “Black Heart,” Little Mix’s “How Ya Doin,” Shakira’s “Gypsy,” Foxes’ “Let Go for Tonight,” Melanie Fiona’s “Ay Yo,” Laura Izibor’s “Shine,” Ella Eyre’s “Together,” Sky Ferreira’s “On the Wire,” and Whinnie Williams’ “Too Strong.”

Moreover, Future Cut have reportedly contributed to the next projects by DAKOTA, Karen Harding, Tamera Foster, Jess Glynne, Kenzie May, Marlon Roudette, Sigrid Solbakk, Ria Ritchie, and KStewart.

Compass, on the other hand, is currently working on his upcoming debut album, as well as helming songs for other artists.

His previous credits include FKA twigs’ “Kicks,” Tinashe’s “Touch Pass,” Lion Babe’s “Impossible,” Soultech’s “Collide,” Laura Welsh’s “Soft Control,” Jamie Cullum’s “Forever,” Charlene Soraia’s “I’ll Be There,” Beverley Knight’s “Marvellous Party,” New Medicine’s “Sun Goes Down,” and Seal’s “Monascow.”

Compass’ extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow artists and musicians such as Amanda Ghost, John Legend, Nicola Roberts, Ian Dench, Mabel McVey, Jonny Coffer, Maiday, Kid Harpoon, Jorja Smith, Shift K3Y, Rosina Russell, Knox Brown, Elli Ingram, Fred Cox, and RAYE.

His four promotional singles “Run,” “Fucked Up,” “Girlfriends” and “Forgive Me” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Future Cut’s work!

Clean Bandit teases new collaboration with Jess Glynne, Jimmy Napes

20 Mar

Clean Bandit have reunited in the studio with Jess Glynne and Jimmy Napes.

“MC Emotional Banger and DJ Vibrancy jamming @jessglynne @jimmynapes,” the British electronic music group – composed of Grace Chatto and siblings Jack and Luke Patterson – posted to their Instagram profile.

Clean Bandit previously teamed with Glynne and Napes on international hit single “Rather Be,” which topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Glynne also provided guest vocals on Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” which peaked to number two on the UK Singles Chart, and Napes co-wrote “Extraordinary,” which delivered guest vocals from UK singer-songwriter Sharna Bass.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the upcoming sophomore album by Clean Bandit – featuring singles “Tears,” “Rockabye” and “Symphony” – will arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “New Eyes” boasts contributions from Sam Romans (Craig David), Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Ina Wroldsen (Janelle Monae), Ammar Malik (Selena Gomez) and Steve Mac (Demi Lovato).

Other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Toby Gad (Beyonce), Natasha Bedingfield (Tori Kelly), Labrinth (Noah Cyrus), Priscilla Renae (Rihanna), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Eyelar (Diztortion), Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), MNDR (Charli XCX) and Joel Compass (Tinashe).

Watch the music video for “Symphony” below.

Tamera Foster teams with Lauren Aquilina for new collaboration

12 Mar

Tamera Foster has teamed with Lauren Aquilina for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter’s resume boasts works with acts/artists including Orla Gartland (“Expectations”), RAC (“3AM”), Kyan Kuatois (“Fading Star”) and Prides (“Strong Enough”).

In addition to contributing to the next projects by Kylie Minogue and Liza Owen, Aquilina has also worked with producers Daniel Goudie, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Greg Wells, Jason Evigan, Levvi Lennox, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonny Coffer, Sacha Skarbek, Jonas Quant, Philip Plested, Tim Powell, Jake Gosling, Phil Cook, Luke Fitton, Scott Effman, Ant Whiting, Mark Crew, Dan Priddy, and TMS.

Her debut studio collection “Isn’t it Strange” – featuring singles “Midnight Mouths,” “Way Too Good,” “Kicks” and “How Would You Like It?” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Foster is expected to release her highly-anticipated debut album later this year via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers songwriting alliances with Camille Purcell, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Hayley Warner, Chelcee Grimes, Dayo Olatunji, Maegan Cottone, Talay Riley, Iain James, and Tom Aspaul.

Amongst the producers expected to appear on the album are Parker Ighile, Kuya Productions, Naughty Boy, Mojam, Shakaveli, Chris Loco, Swizz Beatz, Future Cut, Komi Hakam, Mr. Hudson, MNEK, Happy Perez, Steve Mac, Electric, Knightstarr, Joel Compass, MYKL, Jez Ashurst, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Isn’t it Strange” below.

Jorja Smith releases “Beautiful Little Fools” music video

8 Mar

Jorja Smith has released the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the Hector Dockrill-directed clip for “Beautiful Little Fools” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (March 08, 2017).

Production duties on “Beautiful Little Fools” were handled by Charlie Perry, who previously teamed up with Smith on “Carry My Home,” “Imperfect Circle,” “So Lonely” and “Something in the Way.”

As mentioned in previous posts, Smith is expected to release her debut album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Maverick Sabre, Ed Thomas, Joel Compass, Felix Joseph, and Illangelo – later this year.

Other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Bradford Ellis (Anne-Marie), Laura Dockrill (Foxes), Josh Record (Pixie Geldof), Chris Loco (Ella Eyre), Two Inch Punch (Sinead Harnett), Utters (Purple Ferdinand), Nineteen85 (Drake), GRADES (Dua Lipa), Rodaidh McDonald (Adele), Noah “40” Shebib (Alicia Keys) and Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran).

Watch the music video for “Beautiful Little Fools” below.