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Kelela reveals artwork for debut album “Take Me Apart”

1 Aug

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, mononymously known as Kelela, has revealed the artwork for her debut album “Take Me Apart,” featuring lead promotional single “LMK,” which is expected to arrive on October 19 via Cherry Coffee Music / Warp Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the title track was co-written by Kelela alongside Dominic “Mocky” Salole (Feist, Jamie Lidell) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Executive-produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (Adele, Carly Rae Jepsen), the highly-anticipated project boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Paul Epworth (Adele, FKA twigs), Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen (Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius, Bridget Kelly), Nguzunguzu (M.I.A., Le1f) and Arca (Kanye West, Frank Ocean).

Stream “Hallucinogen” below.

Kelela enlists Clams Casino, Talay Riley for debut album

29 Jun

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Kelela has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Talay Riley and Clams Casino for her upcoming debut album.

Clams Casino – real name Michael Volpe – is known for his production credits with Pia Mia (“Fight for You”), Blood Orange (“No Right Thing”), Mikky Ekko (“Pull Me Down”), FKA twigs (“Hours”), Jhene Aiko (“W.A.Y.S.”), A$AP Ferg (“Beautiful People”) and The Weeknd (“The Fall”).

Meanwhile, Riley previously co-wrote “All the Way Down” for Kelela along with Tinashe, Jess Glynne, Jeremiah “Nugget” Raisen and the song’s producer Dacoury “DJ Dahi” Natche.

Riley’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Dua Lipa (“Last Dance”), Jason Derulo (“If it Ain’t Love”), Nick Jonas (“Levels”), Austin Mahone (“Dirty Work”) and Jessie J (“Who’s Laughing Now”).

Kelela, on the other hand, is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through Cherry Coffee Music and Warp Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s mixtape “Cut 4 Me” and 2015’s EP “Hallucinogen” and will be executive-produced by Ariel Rechtshaid.

Watch the music video for “Rewind” below.

Kelela premieres music video for new single “Rewind”

18 Sep

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Kelela has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter – birth name Kelela Mizanekristos – posted the visual clip for “Rewind” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (September 16, 2015).

Production duties on “Rewind” – out now via iTunes – were collectively handled by Kelela along with Kingdom, Nugget, Girl Unit, and Obey City.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelela’s upcoming mini-collection “Hallucinogen” will hit online outlets on October 9 through Chery Coffee / Warp Records.

The keenly-waited EP boasts collaborations with Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Justin Bieber), Alejandro “Arca” Ghersi (Bjork, Kanye West), Jeremiah Raisen (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX) and Jordan “Boots” Asher (Beyonce, FKA twigs).

Watch the music video for “Rewind” below.

Kelela reveals details for new mini-collection “Hallucinogen”

3 Sep

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Kelela has revealed the details for her upcoming EP.

The singer/songwriter – birth name Kelela Mizanekristos – dubbed her next project “Hallucinogen” and will release it on October 9 through iTunes in partnership with Cherry Coffee Records and Warp Records.

Among the songs slotted for inclusion on the follow-up to 2013’s “Cut 4 Me” are “Gomenasai,” “All the Way Down,” “The High” “Rewind” and “A Message.”

The keenly-awaited EP also boasts alliances with Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Major Lazer), Jordan “Boots” Asher (Beyonce, FKA twigs), Alejandro “Arca” Ghersi (Bjork, Kanye West) and Jeremiah Raisen (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX).

Listen to the audio clip for “Rewind” below.

Boots teams up with Deradoorian for new single “Aquaria”

23 Aug

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Boots has debuted his new single online.

The singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer posted the audio clip for “Aquaria” to his Vevo channel on Thursday (August 20, 2015).

“Aquaria” features vocals from Deradoorian, who is best known for her work with Dirty Projectors from 2007 to 2012. Her debut solo album, “The Expanding Flower Planet,” is now available for download via iTunes.

Meanwhile, Boots – real name Jordan Asher – will release his third album of the same name on November 13 through Columbia Records.

Furthermore, he co-wrote and produced FKA twigs’ latest mini-collection “M3LLI55X” along with fellow musician Timmaz “Tic” Zolleyn.

His other credits include Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love” [Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records], Run the Jewels’ “Lie, Cheat, Steal” [Mass Appeal Records] and Kelela’s “The Message” [Cherry Coffee Music].

Listen to the audio clip for “Aquaria” below.