After an incredible response from the tracks release across the airwaves the video
Nigerian-born KAH-LO enjoyed an incredible 2016 with a chart-topping hit with 'Rinse & Repeat', her infectious collaboration with London-based producer RITON. The track endured global success; securing a top 20 spot on the UK Singles chart and a top 10 position on Spotify’s Global Viral chart. She also featured on his tracks 'Betta Riddim' & the monster summer anthem 'Money'
The pair have again collaborated on this new track which has fused elements of all kind of dance music, from Afrobeat to classic Chicago house.
'Fasta' has become Radio 1's hottest specialist record this year so far with the accolade of being both 'Track of the Week' and 'Hottest Record' for Clara Amfo & Annie Mac respectively.
The video to 'Fasta' displays a green haired Kah-Lo showing off her moves in very cool, retro style visual.
LOUUD presents The Future is Femaleis a showcase for upcoming female artists, producers, songwriters and DJs hosted by Swedish artist LOUUD.
It's a platform where girls in the music industry can support each other and connect. The event will be held on the 17th of October at Birthdays Dalston with performances from fellow Scandinavian artistsSTORME, NORA(currently a contestant in this year´s The Voice Norway)andLOUUD herself and with DJ sets from the all female DJ collective Scratch Collective.
About the event,LOUUDsays:
''I decided to organize this showcase because I wanted to promote up & coming female artists/songwriters/producers and DJs. All the acts are unsigned and they are acts that I personally like and are friends with so I want to promote them! It's also a chance for me to create an event where I'm part of everything, from deciding who's playing to picking the venue and creating ideas for artwork and content for promotion etc."
"LOUUD presents The Future is Female is a platform where girls support each other, we're all working hard to reach our goals in the music industry so I wanted to create a proper girl power night where we celebrate each other's music and success. This event is run by me with the help from my wonderful friends, wouldn't have been able to do this without them!"
She has also teased "This is a one off event for now but if the turn out on the night is great then I might organize another one in the future!'' so watch this space.
A new name to most in the UK but already well established in her home country Holland where the songstress of Dutch/Surinam origin has made numerous TV appearance and won several awards for her soulful/R&B flavoured music over the last few years.
This latest track has already hit the Dutch charts and is taken from her new 'Black Magic' EP
'Behave' is the new single from singer-songwriter SAM HANDY
from Berkshire, Sam has been turning heads within the music
industry ever since his early days of performing in small venues in his
hometown of Reading, and after receiving an abundance of support from his local
BBC Introducing network he is about to unveil his brand new single.
uplifting Pop/Rock anthem with a ‘real
70’s rock-and-roll personality’- is the next installment of his journey. The track is inspired by a handful of Sam’s favourite artists spanning across various
genres. As a huge fan of Prince, especially his use of sounds in his music, Sam
has taken inspiration from the use of retro synths to overdriven guitars and
outrageous sounds. Sam says,”I found a
lot of answers in his music whenever I was confused with mine. Prince was the
seed for a lot of the sounds and styles I used.”
track is also inspired by The 1975, as during the time of writing ‘Behave’ Sam
was listening to the band’s music frequently. He says,”I found a lot of
inspiration in the whole Pop Anthem sound they had going on in their latest
Sam revealed that the most
challenging part of making this track was recording the guitar solo and making
it perfect. He spent a around 5 weeks searching for a Fuzz
pedal that checked all of the boxes when it came to the guitar tone he was
looking for. After having found one, he spent a week in his room experimenting
with it, and eventually he had achieved the design and sound for the solo.
Following this, Sam and his production team did countless takes in the studio
in order to try and capture it. He says after “A couple coffees later, we had it!”
East London singer-songwriter ROSE GRAY releases her debut EP 'Blue' this week. A Brit School attendee greatly influenced by being brought up in a family full of creatives, at 16-years-old ROSE met producer Alan Nglish and the pair have been working together ever since. GRAY and Nglish have developed her soulful, free-spirited and timeless sound, that’s led by her powerful vocal ability. In 2016, ROSE signed to independent label AVNU Records.
Setting the bar high for an emerging musician, ROSE GRAY is ready to make a big splash in the music scene with this EP. Taking inspiration from soulful pop greats to create her own modern classics, ‘Blue’ encapsulates Rose’s versatility as a recording artist and makes her a worthy ‘One To Watch’.
featuring three previously released singles ‘Give It All To You’, ‘Ring The Alarm’ (watch below) and ‘Morning Blues’ along with brand new track ‘We Get By’.
Produced by Alan Nglish (Cee Lo Green, Taio Cruz, Alessia Cara), the ‘Blue’ EP takes you on
a journey of the different emotions people feel when faced with difficult
situations and relationships, eventually overcoming them and finding yourself
Rose says: “The EP was written in a time
of what I call having ‘the blues’ all the tracks are sort of different stages
of that. I guess it’s like a little chapter in my life. Each track in the order
of release follows a journey, it’s real personal but I hope people can connect
with it on different levels. It’s a big sound, strings, horns, heavy drum beats
and something more stripped back.”
With visuals to accompany all four tracks being
directed by Graham Bryan - an important feature to the project which connects
Rose’s love for film and music - the ‘Ring The Alarm’ video was filmed by Luca
Cutiti, whose past music video credits include The Rolling Stones, Blur and Ellie
The most recently posted video is for the emotional ballad 'We Get By'