Last week Coldplay released the single E-Lo under spin-off band Los Unidades. 'E-Lo' the single featuring Pharrell Williams and Jozzy is the first single released as part of the Global Citizen EP 1 - the Global Citizen charity being a movement aiming to end extreme poverty by 2030. Future releases from the EP feature David Guetta, Stormzy, Whizkid... Continue Reading →
On the Musicvein radar this week is the up-coming, bright and shining Diamantina!
Hailing from London, not Brazil as the name would have you think, Diamantina's new single 'Origami' hit the Musicvein inbox last week and has been given some heavy rotation.
Last week we heard how Pete Tong was bringing his Ibiza Classics show to midlands stately home Belvoir Castle - now Classical cross-over group Il Divo and Nile Rogers & Chic have announced their performance taking place prior to the Pete Tong show. Thursday 19th July, 7:30pm Nile Rogers & Chic will perform a number... Continue Reading →
Calvin Harris has recently claimed his 8th UK Number 1 with single 'Feels' featuring Pharrell, Katy Perry and Big Sean. This now means that Calvin is the UK's 2nd solo male artist with the most number one songs, only Sir Cliff Richard standing ahead of him with an impressive 14 number ones!
When former Latin American Idol star, Alejandro Irizarry hit me up to let me know he was releasing a new single, I expected to hear his standard repertoire of passion-fueled creations - well blow me down, what I heard hit me for six! 'Me Tiene Loco' (She Drives Me Crazy) is a funky, drum led... Continue Reading →
The O2 Silver Clef Awards has already this year crowned James Bay as Best Newcomer, Rita Ora - Best Female and Jake Bugg for Best Male, the public vote is now open for your Best Live Act of 2015. Music charity Nordoff Robbins launched the vote recently to find the Live Nation and Ticketmaster Best... Continue Reading →
Grammy award winning artist Gregory Porter and Laura Mvula (Mobo award winning singer/songwriter) will unite tonight on the Graham Norton Show BBC 1, to perform a new version of Gregory's song 'Water Under Bridges.' The song, which now features on a deluxe version of his Gold status album 'Liquid Spirit', deals with the emotions felt around... Continue Reading →
The first album of the week for 2015 is Louise Golbey's 2014 EP 'Lots To Give'. A late discovery for me as Louise is set to release her debut album 'Novel' later this month and since listening to this EP - I'm eagerly awaiting that release. Just as the album title says, it's clear that Louise... Continue Reading →
Since hearing his single 'Red Underwear' a few years back, I've been following the movements of London bred Singer/Songwriter Sebastian Blake. Blake, who in just a few years of deciding that music was the universal path he should tread, was invited to play at the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as the... Continue Reading →