SEAN PAUL – OTHER SIDE OF LOVE //
Global hit-maker and Jamaican dancehall ambassador – Sean Paul is back with a brand new single ‘Other Side Of Love’ set for release on August 12 via Atlantic/VP Records. Produced by super producer Benny Blanco and Californian duo – Cataracs, the up-tempo track explores the complications in relationships and is the first slice of goodness from the forthcoming but as-yet-untitled 6th studio album due out later this year.
The new single, ‘Other Side Of Love’ follows Sean Paul’s most recent release, TOMAHAWK TECHNIQUE. This album spawned singles, Got 2 Luv U ft. Alexis Jordan, which charted Top Ten in eight countries including the UK, reaching #1 in France and achieving Gold or Platinum status in five others, the infectious – She Doesn’t Mind and the Kelly Rowland assisted How Deep Is Your Love. The collection also featured production from industry heavyweights Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Wiz Khalifa), Rico Love (Diddy, Usher) and Stargate (Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Chris Brown). Read More
FEMME – EDUCATED // DOUBLE TROUBLE //
South London based vocalist and producer Laura Bettinson aka FEMME releases debut double A-side single ‘Educated / Double Trouble’ via TAPE on 22nd July. Involved in an array of creative projects ever since graduating from Goldsmiths in London (legendary launch pad for Blur, Katy B and James Blake), FEMME combines playful, avant-pop with big, beat-driven music
Inspired by sixties girl groups and the fierce female attitudes of figures like MIA and Debbie Harry, ‘Educated’ models this aesthetic with a confident strut, providing a sweet pop punch in FEMME’s distinctive style, while ‘Double Trouble’ doubles your fun with a slinky slice of sun-soaked bliss.
A one-stop creative shop, ‘Educated’ was written and produced by Bettinson herself, who also produces all her own artwork and videos. With her talents encompassing art, music, film, dance and fashion, FEMME has seen artists like Four Tet, Matthew Herbert and David Lynch manipulate her vocals in sublime fashion in her other guise as frontwoman with Nigel Godrich’s Ultraista. Read More
CAPITAL CITIES – SAFE AND SOUND //
“Merges high energy dance beats with unbridled optimism and joy” Rolling Stone “A sonic head rush…beautiful, effervescent electro-pop that absolutely kills it” Neon Gold “A summer jam if ever we’ve heard one” Billboard
Los-Angeles-based duo Capital Cities will release their breakout single, ‘Safe and Sound’, on August 18. Signed to Capitol Records, the band’s euphoric sound is already creating waves internationally, where ‘Safe and Sound’ has gone Top 10 in the Billboard charts, reached #1 in Germany, and spewed several #1s on Hype Machine. It is taken from their forthcoming debut album, ‘In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery’, which features a guest turn from Andre 3000. Read More
NINE INCH NAILS ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF NEW STUDIO ALBUM //
Nine Inch Nails has announced they will release their new full-length album ‘Hesitation Marks’ on September 2nd on Polydor Records.
The new studio album, which Trent Reznor recorded with Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder over the course of the past year, marks the first new music from Nine Inch Nails in five years and is their first release on Polydor Records.
Lead single ‘Came Back Haunted’ appeared online and received an overwhelming response, spreading across the web almost instantaneously. In a matter of hours the track had over half a million plays on SoundCloud alone and earned not one, but two of the Top 10 worldwide trends of Twitter. Read More