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Wilkinson unleashes sophomore album “Hypnotic”

21 Apr

British drum and bass music producer and DJ Mark Wilkinson, professionally known as Wilkinson, has released his sophomore album online.

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

The follow-up to 2013’s “Lazers Not Included” boasts guest appearances from Karen Harding (“Sweet Lies”), Shannon Saunders (“Breathe”), Andreya Triana (“Take Us Home”), Matt Wills (“We Will Be”), Raphaella (“Only the Innocent”), Wretch 32 (“Flatline”) and Livvi Franc (“In the Dark”).

Among the songwriters backing Wilkinson on the album are Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Jessica “SLO” Mills (Gorgon City), Dee Adam (Ria Ritchie), Jem Cooke (Rebecca Ferguson), Bradford Ellis (Fleur East), Ali Tennant (Craig David), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson) and Josh Record (Ella Henderson).

Stream “Hypnotic” below.

Dua Lipa unwraps tracklisting for debut album “DL1”

20 Apr

Dua Lipa has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the British singer-songwriter will release the self-titled collection – featuring singles “Hotter Than Hell,” “Be the One,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Room for 2” and “Thinking About You” – on June 2 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional single “Lost in Your Light” – available from April 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Rick Nowels, whose credits include Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” FKA twigs’ “Good to Love,” Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Tom Odell’s “Wrong Crowd,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” and Melanie C’s “Unravelling.”

Other songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the highly-anticipated project are Lindy Robbins, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Cara Salimando, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sarah Hudson, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Album producers include GRADES, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Digital Farm Animals, Emile Haynie, RITUAL, Jon Levine, Axident, Tom Neville, Ian Kirkpatrick, James Flannigan, Greg Wells, Andrew Wyatt, and TMS.

See the tracklisting for “DL1” below.

(1) Genesis / (2) Lost in Your Light (featuring Miguel) / (3) Hotter Than Hell / (4) Be the One / (5) IDGAF / (6) Blow Your Mind (Mwah) / (7) Garden / (8) No Goodbyes / (9) Thinking About You / (10) New Rules / (11) Begging / (12) Homesick / Deluxe Edition – (13) Dreams / (14) Room for 2 / (15) New Love / (16) Bad Together / (17) Last Dance

Craig David reunites with Ed Drewett for new album

16 Apr

Photo by Debbie Scanlan

Craig David has reunited with Ed Drewett for his upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter previously co-wrote “Couldn’t Be Mine” for David alongside the song’s producer Tre Jean-Marie. The track appears on 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” which topped the UK Albums Chart.

Drewett’s songwriting resume boasts further works with One Direction (“Best Song Ever”), Little Mix (“Black Magic”), The Vamps (“Cheater”), Olly Murs (“Dear Darling”), Fleur East (“Gold Watch”), Stooshe (“Kiss Chase”), Sinead Harnett (“Do it Anyway”), Ben Haenow (“Greatest Mistake”), SG Lewis (“All Night”), Madeon (“OK”) and The Wanted (“Glad You Came”).

In addition Jean-Marie, Drewett has also collaborated with top producers including Future Cut, Steve Mac, TMS, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Ash Howes, Two Inch Punch, Fred Ball, Mojam Music, Julian Bunetta, Red Triangle, Fraser T. Smith, Electric, Jim Eliot, Naughty Boy, Steve Robson, Jim Duguid, Cutfather, Jonas Jeberg, Laconic, John Henry Ryan, and The Runners.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Insanity Records.

Other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Dave Tozer (John Legend), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas), Martin Solveig (Whinnie Williams), DAECOLM (Mario Barrett), White N3rd (Daley), Max McElligott (John Newman), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys) and Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Couldn’t Be Mine” below.

Craig David hints at new collaboration with Diztortion

14 Apr

Craig David has hinted at a new collaboration with Diztortion.

“Loving life when @thediztortion @maxwolfganguk say adlib time 🙌🏽 ✨#NewMusic,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Diztortion previously collaborated with artists/acts including Taya (“Deeper”), Sigma (“Redemption”), Lethal Bizzle (“Come This Far”), Stylo G (“My Number 1”) and Lenny Keylard (“Love Brings Happiness”).

The Dutch-Surinamese producer, rapper and songwriter’s resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians Arnthor Birgisson, Ina Wroldsen, Cass Lowe, Audra Mae, Levi Lennox, Nicola Roberts, MNEK, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Al Shux, Niara Scarlett, Felix Snow, Dayo Olatunji, and Stargate.

His promotional singles “Put Your Love on Me,” featuring Sasha Keable, and “I’ll Be There,” featuring Melissa Steel, are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Insanity Records.

Among the musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Tre Jean-Marie (Brayton Bowman), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas) and Martin Sloveig (Madonna).

Stream “Following My Intuition” below.

Adrian Marcel unleashes new project “GMFU”

8 Apr

American singer/songwriter Adrian Marcel has unleashed his new project online.

“GMFU” – which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Week After Next Reloaded” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The project was executive-produced by Raphael Saadiq, whose credits include D’ Angelo’s “How Does it Feel,” Mary J. Blige’s “So Lady,” Usher’s “Champions,” Alicia Keys’ “Lessons Learned,” Miguel’s “Flesh,” Teedra Moses’ “Take Me,” Stephen Simmonds’ “If I Was Your Man,” and Angie Stone’s “Brotha.”

Other musicians backing Marcel on “GMFU” are No ID (Elijah Blake), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce), Shonuff (Prince Royce), Jane Handcock (Kelly Rowland), K-Fam (August Alsina), Kyle Coleman (Zendaya), Ramir Vincent (Mateo), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Ace Harris (Nicki Minaj), Deputy (Mack Wilds), J-Kits (Tank), Big Jerm (Wiz Khalifa), and D. Smith (Lil Wayne).

Stream “GMFU” below.

Fleur East works with Lauren Aquilina for sophomore album

4 Apr

Fleur East has added fellow recording artist Lauren Aquilina to the list of songwriters for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter’s resume boasts works with acts and artists including Orla Gartland (“Expectations”), RAC (“3AM”), Kyan Kuatois (“Fading Star”) and Prides (“Strong Enough”). Additionally, she has contributed to the next projects by Liza Owen, Tamera Foster, and Kylie Minogue.

Aquilina’s debut album “Isn’t it Strange” – featuring singles “Midnight Mouths,” “Way Too Good,” “Kicks” and the TMS-assisted “How Would You Like It?” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Hannah Wilson, Taylor Parks, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Talay Riley, Jin Jin, BullySongs, and Ella Henderson.

Stream “Isn’t it Strange” below.

Fleur East teams with Hannah Wilson for new collaboration

3 Apr

Fleur East has teamed up with Hannah Wilson for a new collaboration.

The London-based vocalist and songwriter – who is signed to independent music publishing, production and artist development company Phrased Differently – has previously worked with artists including Calum Scott [Capitol Records] and Lao Ra [Black Butter Records].

Wilson’s resume boasts additional works with producers and fellow songwriters Freedo (Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty”), Amish “ADP” Patel (Jojo’s “Good Thing”), James Newman (Digital Farm Animals’ “Digital Love”), Maegan Cottone (Britney Spears’ “Pretty Girls”) and Ki Fitzgerald (Lawson’s “Money”).

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Taylor Parks, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Talay Riley, Jin Jin, BullySongs, and Ella Henderson.

Watch the music video for “Sax” below.