Tag Archives: Matthew Kahane

Sidibe reunites with Warryn Campbell for new collaboration

13 Oct

Sidibe has reunited with Warryn Campbell for a new collaboration.

Campbell previously co-wrote Sidibe’s “I’m Only Dreaming” and “You Got the Luck,” taken from the singer/songwriter’s latest collection “You Got the Luck,” out now via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Campbell’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Mary Mary (“Praise You”), Luther Vandross (“Take You Out”), Alicia Keys (“Why Do I Feel So Sad”), Mario (“Just a Friend”), Christina Milian (“Highway”), Brandy (“He Is”) and Heather Headley (“Am I Worth It”).

Meanwhile, Sidibe’s 2015 promotional single “Maybe” – which she co-wrote with regular collaborator Nico Stadi – recently appeared on the Netflix original motion picture soundtrack, “Nappily Ever After.”

In addition to Campbell, Sidibe’s latest collection “You Got the Luck” yields further alliances with Jack Splash (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Liza Owen, Nick Jonas).

Watch the music video for “What Should One Do” below.

Melanie Fiona liberates new promotional single “Remember U”

22 Sep

Melanie Fiona has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by regular collaborator Andrea Martin, whose extensive resume boasts additional works with Toni Braxton (“I Love Me Some Him”), Monica (“Before You Walk Out of My Life”), Tracie Spencer (“Still in My Heart”), Leona Lewis (“Better in Time”) and En Vogue (“Don’t Let Go”).

Production duties on “Remember U” were handled by Jack Splash, who is also responsible for CeeLo Green’s “Fool for You,” K. Michelle’s “Sometimes,” John Legend’s “P.D.A.,” Alicia Keys’ “Teenage Love Affair,” Jennifer Hudson’s “All Dressed in Love,” Keyshia Cole’s “I Choose You,” and Solange’s “T.O.N.Y.”

Fiona’s upcoming third album “Next Train” is expected to arrive later this year via Title 9 Productions in partnership with BMG Rights Management and Primary Wave Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “The MF Life” reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Sebastian Kole (Brandy), Audra Mae (Kelly Clarkson), Lil Eddie (Rita Ora) and Carmen Reece (Tamar Braxton).

On the production front, Fiona has worked with Andre Harris (Claudette Ortiz), Jerry Duplessis (Mary J. Blige), Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna), Gary Go (Harry Styles), Chris DeStefano (Kylie Minogue) and Jayson DeZuzio (Dua Lipa).

Stream the audio clip for “Remember U” below.

Antigoni Buxton drafts Karen Harding for new collaboration

5 Jul

Antigoni Buxton has drafted Karen Harding for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter is known for her singles “Open My Eyes,” which was co-written by Sophie “Frances” Cooke,” and “Say Something,” which was produced by Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.

Harding’s songwriting resume, on the other hand, boasts works with Alex Newell (“Shame”), Craig David (“Unbreakable”) and The Magician (“Together”).

She has also provided guest vocals for Giorgio Moroder (“Good for Me”), Wilkinson (“Sweet Lies”), Anton Powers (“Love You Better”), Jerome Price (“Nobody”), Arches (“New Love”), This Diamond Life (“The Weekend”), Blonde (“Feel Good”) and Tough Love (“Like I Can”).

Meanwhile, Buxton’s first project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Leona Lewis), Fiona Bevan (Charlotte OC), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), Chelcee Grimes (Calvin Harris), Anita Blay (Little Mix), Chiara Hunter (David Guetta) and Jack McManus (Una Healy).

On the production front, Buxton has worked with LOSTBOY (Becky Hill), Two Inch Punch (JP Cooper), Paddy Hunt (Imani Williams), MNEK (Mullally), Jack Splash (Katy Perry), Tre Jean-Marie (Ella Mai), Phil Cook (Taya), Michael Angelo (Sam Smith) and Goldfingers (Liza Owen).

Watch the music video for “New Love” below.

Antigoni Buxton hits the studio with Chiara Hunter, Goldfingers

30 Jun

British singer/songwriter Antigoni Buxton has recorded new material Goldfingers and Chiara Hunter for her upcoming debut collection under Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

Having produced Liza Owen’s “Better with Me,” Goldfingers – composed of Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom – have also contributed to the next projects by Kamille, John Newman, Fleur East, Charlotte OC, Mali-Koa, and Lovelle.

Meanwhile, Hunter is known for co-writing Sigma & Take That’s “Cry,” Galantis’ “Rich Boy,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Chloe Martini’s “Change of Heart,” and Sonny Alvin’s “Make Me Feel.”

Buxton’s first project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Britney Spears), Fiona Bevan (Tom Walker), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Chelcee Grimes (Rita Ora), Anita Blay (Little Mix) and Jack McManus (Una Healy).

On the production front, Buxton has also worked with LOSTBOY (Marlon Roudette), Two Inch Punch (Amber Mark), Paddy Hunt (Sarah Close), MNEK (Charli XCX), Phil Cook (Jasmine Thompson), Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Michael Angelo (Imani Williams) and Jack Splash (Pixie Lott).

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Boosting My Ego” below.

[Musicians’ Galore] Jack Splash

30 Nov

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Jack Splash – real name Matthew Kahane – is an American recording artist, musician, songwriter, and record producer.

His works include writing and production on singles for artists such as Alicia Keys (“Teenage Love Affair”), Kendrick Lamar (“Now or Never”), Cee-Lo Green (“Fool for You”), Pixie Lott (“Nasty”), Keyshia Cole (“I Choose You”), Estelle (“Pretty Please”), John Legend (“PDA”) and Solange (“T.O.N.Y.”).

Other artists Splash has collaborated with are Beyoncé (“Fascination”), Jennifer Hudson (“All Dressed in Love”), Katy Perry (“Love Not War”), Melanie Fiona (“Bones”), K. Michelle (“Sometimes”), Britney Spears (“All the Way”), Jazmine Sullivan (“Switch”), Clare Maguire (“Shakedown”) and Kelis (“In the Future”).

His extensive resume also boasts works with fellow musicians including Salaam Remi, Andrea Martin, Max Martin, Stacy Barthe, Dr. Luke, Sia, Wayne Hector, Lundon Knighten, Claude Kelly, Elijah Blake, Cathy Dennis, Harold Lilly, Paloma Faith, Andre Merritt, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Phillip “Taj” Jackson, Makeba Riddick, Ian Dench, Amanda Ghost, Rico Love, Angie Beyince, Teedra Moses, Angela Hunte, Missy Elliot, Nyla Thorbourne, and Dave McCracken.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Splash’s work!

CeeLo Green releases new album “Heart Blanche”

8 Nov

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CeeLo Green has released his latest album online.

“Heart Blanche” – featuring singles “Robin Williams,” “Sign of the Times,” “Music to My Soul” and “Mother May I” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The keenly-awaited project boasts contributions from Jack Splash (Alicia Keys), Nikola Bedingfield (Jesse McCartney), John Hill (Shakira), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Brian Kennedy (Chris Brown) and Mark Ronson (Adele).

“Heart Blanche” also serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “The Lady Killer,” which peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Cry Baby,” “Anyway” and “Fool for You.”

Watch the visual clip for “Music to My Soul” below.

Fleur East schedules release date for debut album

7 Oct

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Fleur East has scheduled the release date for her upcoming debut album.

The still-untitled project will hit stores and digital outlets on November 27 through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Lead single “Sax” – available for download from October 23 – was written by Camille Purcell (Rita Ora), James “JHart” Abrahart (Usher) and Edvard Erfjord & Henrik Michelsen of Norwegian production duo Electric (Little Mix).

Other songwriters associated with the LP are Wayne Hector (Britney Spears), Maegan Cottone (Olly Murs), Chelcee Grimes (Conor Maynard), Bradford Ellis (James Arthur), Iain James (Craig David) and Autumn Rowe (Zendaya).

On the production front, East has collaborated with Richard Stannard (Leona Lewis), Fraser T. Smith (Adele), Cutfather (Kylie Minogue), Jack Splash (Alicia Keys), Rodney Jerkins (Ciara) and Future Cut (Alesha Dixon).