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Kali Uchis unleashes debut studio collection “Isolation”

6 Apr

Colombian-American singer/songwriter Karly-Marina Loaiza, better known as her stage name Kali Uchis, has unleashed her debut album online.

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

The highly-anticipated studio collection boasts guest appearances from fellow recording artists Tyler, the Creator and Bootsy Collins (“After the Storm”), Bia (“Miami”), Jorja Smith (“Tyrant”), Steve Lacy (“Just a Stranger”), Damon Albarn (“In My Dreams”) and Reykon (“Nuestro Planeta”).

Other musicians backing Uchis on “Isolation” are BabBadNotGood, Om’Mas Keith, Thundercat, Dave Sitek, Autumn Rowe, Romil Hemnani, Wayne Gordon, Jairus Mozee, Larrance Dopson, Sounwave, DJ Dahi, Jeff Gitty, Two Inch Punch, Greg Kurstin, Rudeboys, Josh Crocker, Kevin Parker, and Gorillaz.

Stream “Isolation” below.

Kali Uchis reveals tracklisting for new album “Isolation”

23 Mar

Colombian singer/songwriter Karly-Marina Loaiza, professionally known as Kali Uchis, has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming studio collection “Isolation,” out on April 6th via A Rise / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “After the Storm” – featuring Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Greg Kurstin, Damon Albarn, Two Inch Punch, Rudeboys, Josh Crocker, Autumn Rowe, Wayne Gordon, Thundercat, Sam Romans, Larrance Dopson, Jairus Mozee, Sounwave, and BadBadNotGood.

See the tracklisting for “Isolation” below.

(01) Body Language / (02) Miami / 03 Just a Stranger / (04) Flight 22 / (05) Your Teeth in My Neck / (06) Tyrant / (07) Dead to Me / (08) Nuestro Planeta / (09) In My Dreams / (10) Gotta Get Up / (11) Tomorrow / (12) Coming Home / (13) After the Storm / (14) Feel Like a Fool / (15) Killer

Watch the music video for “After the Storm” below.

Kali Uchis confirms details for new album

15 Mar

Kali Uchis has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Colombian singer/songwriter, born Karly-Marina Loaiza, christened her next studio collection “Isolation” and will release it on April 6th via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “After the Storm” – featuring Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Additional tracks slotted for inclusion on “Isolation” are “Body Language,” “Coming Home,” “Dead to Me,” “Feel Like a Fool,” “Gotta Get Up,” “In My Dreams,” “Killer,” “Teeth in My Neck,” “Tomorrow,” and “Just a Stranger.”

On the songwriting and production front, Uchis has reportedly teamed up with Greg Kurstin, Damon Albarn, Josh Crocker, Autumn Rowe, Wayne Gordon, Sam Romans, Linda Perry, Rick Nowels, and Sounwave.

Watch the music video for “Tyrant” below.

Chloe x Halle confirm details for debut album “The Kids Are Alright”

23 Feb

Chloe x Halle have confirmed the details for their upcoming debut album.

The American contemporary R&B duo – composed of sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey – dubbed their first studio collection “The Kids Are Alright” and will release it on March 23 via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The title track – which was co-written alongside fellow recording artists Diana Gordon and Tayla Parx – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers productions from NOVA WAV, Mike Dean, Nasri Atweh, Sounwave, Happy Perez, Malay, Benny Cassette, Naughty Boy, MeLo-X, and Kane “KIN” Parfitt.

On the songwriting front, Chloe x Halle have also worked with Katie Pearlman, Natalie Sims, Chelsea Lena, Bibi Bourelly, James Fauntleroy, Kirby Lauryen, Shane Stevens, Lisa Scinta, Emeli Sande, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “The Kids Are Alright” below.

(1) Hello Friend / (2) The Kids Are Alright / (3) Grown / (4) Hi Lo / (5) Everywhere / (6) FaLaLa / (7) Fake / (8) Baptize / (9) Down / (10) Galaxy / (11) Happy Without Me / (12) Babybird / (13) Warrior / (14) Cool People / (15) Baby on a Place / (16) If God Spoke / (17) Drop / (18) Fall

Kali Uchis, Jorja Smith unleash music video for new single “Tyrant”

21 Jun

Kali Uchis has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Colombian-American singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from British singer/songwriter Jorja Smith – to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 21, 2017).

Production duties on “Tyrant” were collectively handled by Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus), Devonte Hynes (Solange, Rita Ora), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Kacy Hill), Sam Romans (Disclosure, John Legend), Illangelo (The Weeknd, Emeli Sande) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “Tyrant” below.

Kali Uchis drafts Jorja Smith for new single “Tyrant”

22 May

Colombian-American singer-songwriter Karly Loaiza, known professionally as Kali Uchis, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from fellow recording artist Jorja Smith – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Uchis and Smith co-wrote “Tyrant” alongside the song’s producers Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge, Clean Bandit), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Devonte Hynes (Blondie, Sky Ferreira), Illangelo (RAYE, The Weeknd) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Listen to the audio clip for “Tyrant” below.

Bleachers release new single “Hate That You Know Me”

17 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers – fronted by musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jack Antonoff – have released their new single online.

“Hate That You Know Me” – featuring background vocals from Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, Julia Michaels, and Sam Dew – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels, who previously teamed up with Antonoff on Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” taken from the group’s sophomore album, “7/27,” as well as “How Do We Get Back to Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the sixth season of original HBO series, “Girls.”

Production duties on “Hate That You Know Me” were handled by Antonoff alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Bleachers’ sophomore studio collection “Gone Now” – featuring previous single “Don’t Take the Money” – will arrive on June 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

In addition to Kurstin, Antonoff has also collaborated with fellow producers Organized Noize (Big Boi, Cee Lo Green) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie) on the follow-up to 2014’s “Strange Desire.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Hate That You Know Me” below.