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Rudimental announce details for new single

21 Jun

Rudimental have announced the details for their new single.

The British drum and bass band – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget, and DJ Locksmith – have christened “Sun Comes Up” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on June 30 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The James Arthur-featuring track was co-written by Cass Lowe, whose other credits include Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” Sinead Harnett’s “Anywhere But Here,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Shola Ama’s “Boyfriend,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” Felix Jaehn’s “Hot2Touch,” Niia Bertino’s “Girl Like Me,” Kwabs’ “Make You Mine,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “The House We Never Built,” and Hey Violet’s “Pure.”

Lowe has also contributed to the next projects by Ray BLK, Sam Smith, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, Alex Aiono, Leona Lewis, Zak Abel, Anne-Marie, Astrid S, David Guetta, Kenzie May, DAGNY, KStewart, Nick Jonas, Kiah Victoria, and MØ.

Meanwhile, Rudimental are expected to drop the follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Jim Eliot, Andrew Jackson, and Camille “Kamille” Purcell.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Raphael Saadiq graces new album by Chromeo

19 Jun

Chromeo have teased a new collaboration with Raphael Saadiq.

“The god @raphael_saadiq laced us too. People don’t even know how incredible of a bass player he is. We got a bunch some of our idols on this album,” the Canadian electro-funk duo posted on Instagram on Saturday (June 17, 2017).

Saadiq’s recent songwriting and production credits include Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky,” Usher’s “Champions,” Andra Day’s “Cheers to the Fall,” Miguel’s “Flesh,” and Adrian Marcel’s “Eyes Don’t Lie.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with Joss Stone (“Tell Me ‘Bout It”), D’Angelo (“Lady”), TLC (“So So Dumb”), Kelis (“80s Joint”), Mary J. Blige (“Color”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), Alicia Keys (“Lesson Learned”) and Whitney Houston (“Fine”).

Meanwhile, Chromeo – consisting of David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel – are expected to drop their new album later this year via Last Gang Records / Big Beat Records / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “White Women” reportedly delivers further productions from Jason Evigan (Enrique Iglesias), Digital Farm Animals (Rita Ora), Kaytranada (Craig David), Ian Kirkpatrick (Selena Gomez), Illangelo (Emeli Sande), Ariel Rechtshaid (Kylie Minogue) and MNEK (Dua Lipa).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Priscilla Renea (Nick Jonas), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Andrew Jackson (Sean Paul), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Scott Harris (The Chainsmokers) and Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Raphael Saadiq’s work!

Blonde drafts Astrid S for new single “Just for One Night”

16 Jun

English deep house production duo Blonde – composed of Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield – have unleashed their new single online.

“Just for One Night” – featuring guest vocals from Norwegian singer/songwriter Astrid S – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Rachel Keen, professionally known as RAYE, who previously teamed up with Blonde on the Alex Newell-featuring “All Cried Out,” which peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Production duties on “Just for One Night” were collectively handled by Blonde alongside Hitimpulse, who are also responsible for Kygo & Ellie Goulding’s “First Time,” Alma’s “Chasing Highs,” Doctor’s “Only You,” and Felix Jaehn’s “Bonfire.”

Blonde’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via FFRR Records in partnership with Warner Music Group’s imprint Parlophone Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Sam Romans (Little Mix), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), Grace Tither (Fleur East), Talay Riley (Craig David), Gina Kushka (Kylie Minogue), Jin Jin (Rita Ora), Caroline Ailin (Rachel Platten), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly) and Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik).

Stream the audio clip for “Just for One Night” below.

Lights drafts Iain James, Mick Schultz for new single “Giants”

15 Jun

Lights has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Canadian singer/songwriter (born Valerie Anne Poxleitner) christened “Giants” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming fourth album “Skin & Earth” and will release it on June 23 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Lights alongside Iain James, whose other credits include Olly Murs’ “Unpredictable,” Little Mix’s “Hair,” Emeli Sande’s “Read All About It,” Craig David’s “Officially Yours,” and Fleur East’s “Breakfast.”

Production duties on “Giants” were handled by Mick Schultz, who is also responsible for Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex,” Zendaya’a “Replay,” SoMo’s “Show Off,” Jessie James’ “Psycho Girlfriend,” Jenna Andrews’ “Oil & Water,” and Rihanna’s “Desperado.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, “Skin & Earth” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Little Machines” reportedly delivers further alliances with Greg Kurstin (Adele), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha), Paul Phamous (Nick Jonas), Fiona Bevan (Ed Sheeran), Matt Radosevich (Lea Michele), Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Dua Lipa) and Jon Levine (Rachel Platten).

Stream “Midnight Machines” below.

Sevyn Streeter schedules release date for debut album “Girl Disrupted”

7 Jun

American singer/songwriter Amber Streeter, professionally known as Sevyn Streeter, is scheduled to release her debut album “Girl Disrupted” on July 7 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Fallen” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Cam Wallace – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further alliances with Shondrae “Bangaldesh” Crawford (Kesha, Teyana Taylor), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Usher, Mary J. Blige) and Christopher “Drumma Boy” Gholson (Goapele, Chris Brown).

Streeter’s songwriting credits, on the other hand, include K. Michelle’s “Sleep Like a Baby,” Tamar Braxton’s “Coming Home,” Jessie J’s “Keep Us Together,” Alicia Keys’ “New Day,” Brandy’s “Slower,” Kelly Rowland’s “Put Your Name on It,” Fantasia Barrino’s “Get it Right,” and Ariana Grande’s “The Way.”

Her resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters including Tiffany Fred, Eric Bellinger, Courtney Harrell, Rico Love, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Ursula Yancy, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Tayla Parx, Dewain Whitmore, Stacy Barthe, Al Sherro Lambert, Priscilla Renea, Joseph “Lonny” Bereal, Candice Pillay, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Sevyn Streeter’s work!

Dua Lipa liberates self-titled debut album

3 Jun

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has liberated her debut album online.

The self-titled collection – featuring singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Lost in Your Light,” “Thinking About You,” and “Room for 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the album are Lindy Robbins, Cara Salimando, Sarah Hudson, Skyler Stonestreet, Caroline Ailin, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Lauren Christy, Emily Warren, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Rick Nowels, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter, Gerard O’Connell, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt, Greg Wells, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Tom Neville, Andrew Wyatt, Emile Haynie, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, Ian Kirkpatrick, Francis “Eg” White, James Flannigan, Bill Rahko, Jon Levine, and TMS.

As a songwriter, on the other hand, the “Scared to Be Lonely” star’s resume boasts works for Annalisa (“Used to You”), The Chainsmokers (“Wake Up Alone”) and Molly Kate Kestner (“Thank You Very Much”).

Stream “Dua Lipa” below.

Jason Derulo teams with Happy Perez for new collaboration

3 Jun

Jason Derulo has teamed up with Happy Perez for a new collaboration.

The American record producer – born Nathan Perez – is responsible for Camila Cabello’s “Crying in the Club,” Daley’s “Love Somebody,” Mariah Carey’s “Beautiful,” Halsey’s “Now or Never,” Frank Ocean’s “We All Try,” MGK’s “At My Best,” K. Michelle’s “Pay My Bills,” Ella Henderson’s “First Time,” Ben Stevenson’s “Summer Dealer,” and Miguel’s “Sure Thing.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Sia Furler, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Marty James, Candice Nelson, Guordan Banks, Meleni Smith, Claude Kelly, Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, Elijah Blake, Anastacia Whiteacre, Tiyon Mack, Kate Nash, Balewa Muhammad, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Ezekiel Lewis, and Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith.

Meanwhile, Derulo is expected to release his fifth studio collection – featuring the Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign-assisted lead single “Swalla” – is expected to arrive on July 7 via Beluga Heights and Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Rihanna), Tre Jean-Marie (Jacob Banks), Knightstarr (Craig David), Andrew Cedar (Charlie Puth), Jussifer (Skylar Stecker), Nova Wav (Kehlani), Laconic (Cover Drive), Shama Joseph (Chris Brown), Gladius (Jake Miller), Jeff Gitty (Kelsey Lu) and Axident (Justin Bieber).

Fans of Happy Perez’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Fifth Harmony [Syco Music / Epic], Chloe x Halle [Parkwood / Columbia], Tamera Foster [Syco Music], Demi Lovato [Safehouse / Island / Hollywood], Miguel [RCA] and Tory Lanez [Mad Love / Interscope].

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Perez’s work!