Daniel David’s solo single ‘Me an U’ released 28th August

Single written after chance meeting with pop singer Cheryl Cole in a London night club
Hailing from East London and the creator of gritty dance pop tracks, Daniel David is no stranger to music industry success. He was part of an urban music group with none other than Labrinth, Daniel has played huge stages, such as the Radio 1 Big Weekender in front of 70,000 people, as well as winning an Urban Music Award for Best Video and being nominated for a MOBO – losing out only to JLS.

Now working on a solo career, his new single ‘Me an U’ is a bass heavy, infectious tune inspired by a chance meeting with Cheryl Cole in London’s exclusive ‘The Box’ nightclub. At the time, the singer was going through her high profile issues with ex-husband Ashley Cole, and the song was written as an offer of escape

You can hear the single here:

Daniel David is an artist who continues to build a reputation amongst his peers and the music fans, particularly in London. Amongst those voicing their support for his work you will find the likes of Plan B, Professor Green and Paul Young, not to mention aforementioned band mate Labrinth.

It’s a growing reputation that stands him in excellent stead going forward, particularly if he continues to release high quality tracks with great production like ‘Me an U’.

Daniel is also an artist who takes seriously the development of young talent in the music industry, having started a label called Eagle Rush Global to help give younger people a chance in the industry as well as create in imprint for his own work.

It’s this kind of attitude and work ethic that is likely to see Daniel David to the top of his game.

Links
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danieldavidofficial
Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamdanieldavid
Instagram: http://instagram.com/danieldavidofficial
Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/daniel-david-official

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Roots songwriter John Fairhurst set to debut new trio with upcoming singles and LP

• First single ‘Breakdown’ released August 18th, followed by ‘No Shelter’ September 27th
• Album ‘Saltwater’ released October 18th

Bristol based, the John Fairhurst Band are a newly formed trio fronted by their eponymous songwriter. Drawing from Rock, blues and world music, with a penchant for slide guitar and a distinctive deep growling voice, his songs, delivered in pure raconteur style, narrate all the hardships of life on the road

For the first time, John Fairhurst will be releasing his new album – and the preceding singles – accompanied by a powerhouse rhythm section of Bristols young guns: Toby Murray & Pete Episcopo.

For a taste of their sound, check out this video for ‘Breakdown’:

The new releases is a turning point in the career of John Fairhurst, marking the shift from solo artist and duo member to power rock blues trio. In the course of his career so far, he has spent the last decade travelling the world and supported the likes of Fun Lovin’ Criminals, performed with world beatbox champions Bellatrix and Reeps1 and the late, great, blues legend Johnny Winter. He includes Winter among his fans, as well as Robbie Macintosh of The Pretenders and Indian Sarod Master, K Sridhar– just a small indication of the quality of his live show.

The new material is the fruit of first class production: Alex Beitzke (Jamiroquai, Florence and The Machine, Nigel Kennedy, Ed Sheeran, Prince) , Paul Cartledge (Tony Visconti) and mastering engineer Ray Staff (Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, The Clash).

This fantastic pedigree of collaborators is the result of a prolific approach to gigging, playing between 200-250 gigs a year between 2011 and 2014. Highlights include taking to the stage at SXSW in Austin, Texas, playing the Roundhouse in London and opening for Johnny Winter on his European Tour. That’s not to mention countless festival appearances and 35 gigs at Glastonbury alone since 2008, including a performance this year on The Glade Stage.

All highly impressive for a career that he “fell into” almost by chance. Taking a tumble down an unmarked manhole while labouring on a building site, Fairhurst had little mobility for a year following a serious knee injury. He used some of the money from the accident compensation to immediately buy a National Resonator guitar, playing it incessantly for the year he was bed bound, truly feeling the blues. It’s during this year that he really developed virtuoso finger-picking techniques and found the sound which carried him across four continents.

Links:
http://www.johnfairhurst.com

https://www.facebook.com/johnfairhurstband

https://twitter.com/JFairhurstMusic

https://www.youtube.com/user/JohnFairhurstMusic/videos

Scottish four piece Estrella begin string of stellar releases with new single

Track ‘Whatever It Is’ taken from debut album ‘Come Out To Play’

Based in Aberdeen and with classic 70s/80s rock influences such as Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Van Halen, AC/DC and Bon Jovi, Estrella are an energetic rock four piece who are planning a busy 2014/2015. Touring Europe later in the year with ex-Guns N Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke, the band are gearing up to hitting the road in October with a single release that throws back to their debut album – initially released in 2012.

With a second album due in May 2015 and singles from it on the way later this year and early next, Estrella aim to set the scene with ‘Whatever It Is’ – an impactful, guitar laden screamer of a track about fulfilling what you set out to achieve, born out of the band’s desire to do nothing else but make music their career.

You can hear the track here which is released October 13th:

https://soundcloud.com/estrellarocks/whatever-it-is

The band – a trio of brothers Paul Gunn (Frontman), Luke Gunn (Lead Guitarist) and Nathan Gunn (Bass) plus Leo McPherson (Drummer) – already have a storied career in music behind them having toured Europe with American rocker and UK chart topper Robin Beck. And it’s a mark of their growing stature that they have been selected to tour with Gilby Clarke this November.

It’s all thanks to a reputation for putting on an excellent live show, a buzzing, crackling gig that plays on a fictional ‘sibling rivalry’ between the three brothers and creates a tension which is only released by the heaviness of the music.

They combine this bristling live show with an ultra-professional approach to capturing that energy in their studio recordings, working with some top industry names in order to realise their ambitions. Their debut album ‘Come Out to Play’ was co-written and produced by John T Sinclair (ex-keyboard player for Uriah Heep, The Cult and the Ozzy Osbourne band). It was engineered by Ashley Howe (Queen, Led Zeppelin) and mastered by Grammy award winning Richard Dodds (Uriah Heep, FreddieMercury, Green Day).

Their new album – due May 2015 – will be overseen by producer Nick Brine (The Darkness, Bruce Springsteen, Thunder, Oasis) and will also see pre-production and mastering duties taken up by Pete Shoulder (The Union), Luke Morley (Thunder, The Union) and Pete Mayer (Rolling Stones, U2, Killers, Jack White, Katy Perry, The Killers). High calibre names who are extremely picky about who they work with.

It’s an approach which has won Estrella many fans, including Classic Rock Magazine and XFM presenters including Tom Russell and noted music tastemaker Jim Gellatly. And with the European tour, three singles and an album due by May next year, you’ll be hearing plenty more of them.

Links:

www.estrellarocks.com

Facebook – www.facebook.com/estrellarocks

Twitter – www.twitter.com/estrella_rocks

YouTube – www.youtube.com/officialestrella

Soundcloudwww.soundcloud.com/estrellarocks

ANTONIO PAUL PREMIERE THEIR TITLE TRACK FROM NEW EP ‘MELODIC DAZE’ OUT SEPTEMBER 8TH IN THE UK

Created from the depths of the deep south of Western Australia, with the intentions similar to any art project that is packed full of social commentary, anti-establishment spunk and the critical analysis of a generation. Sonically serving the purpose to bridge the gap between bands and new wave electronic producers.

Mostly a result of having such a eclectic range of influences, the genre-crossing twist’s and turns of Antonio Paul can deceive any one into believing that each song could in fact be from various different artists.  Through the eyes of Antonio Paul, this quality is necessary in this modern age of music as the defining trait to separate themselves from an over saturated scene, serving the purpose of keeping whomever is watching and listening always guessing.

The mystic heavy fog that surrounds the band is key to stopping the prediction or placement of their music. Their songs ultimately force the listener to live in the moment of each song and to enjoy what they have – as opposed to what could be.

Antonio Paul have come a long way since their self produced track ‘City Dreams’. Since then, Marc Antonio and Michael Paul from Bunbury, Western Australia have been busy crafting their tunes and working with upcoming local directors to produce their music video clips. In this short space of time the boys soon clocked up a strong fanbase both in Australia and overseas and have supported the likes of Jinja Safari, San Cisco and Snakadaktal.

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The recording project of Marc Antonio and Michael Paul reaches the UK with their with new track ‘Melodic Daze’ after huge hype throughout the US and Australia. A rock band at their core, this soulful dubby number exemplifies the bands’ key attribute of ambidexterity. Check it out, and find more info on their incoming EP below.

LISTEN TO / SHARE ‘MELODIC DAZE’ HERE

Antonio Paul created a buzz on music blogs and college webzines overseas and currently have the interest of some of the World’s leading record labels and booking agencies, and in more recent times have acquired  a young gun at Island Def Jam joining them as co-manager for the  USA…..now it’s the UK’s turn to experience their talent with the new EP ‘Modern Daze’.

‘Honestly, I don’t think I will ever be disappointed by anything Antonio Paul releases.’ – Indie Shuffle

‘Their dance rock tunes conjure house parties seen through bleary eyes and drunken runs along moonlit beaches–whether you’ve actually experienced either matters little.’ – Pigeons & Planes

‘On the surface alternative rock music is pretty boring if you ask me, so simply labeling the music of the Bunbury, Australia based duo Antonio//Paul this way is vague and undeserving. Their sound does intrique us quite a bit.’ – Hilly Dilly 

www.facebook.com/antoniopaulmusic
www.soundcloud.com/antoniopaul

Shannon K debut single aims to ‘Roll Back The Years’

12 year old daughter of Bollywood legend Kumar Sanu ready for first solo single

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With astounding lyrics written by her nine year old sister Ana and a vocal talent passed down by her legendary father Kumar Sanu, Shannon K’s first single ‘Roll Back the Years’ is due for release at the end of August.

 

Mixing the influences of English pop music with a dash of Bollywood glamour, the track has the potential to be a real crossover hit – especially when you consider the story behind it.

 

Returning home from her London school one day in tears, Ana explained that a friend of hers at school was suffering due to the break-up of her family. She soon channelled this inspiration into a set of lyrics which were put to music by older sister Shannon, with the aim of performing it one day at church or school. However, once their father heard the song, he knew it was strong enough to reach a wider audience.

 

The result is the heartfelt single ‘Roll Back the Years’, sung by Shannon K and ready to make its debut at the end of August.

 

 

Watch the full video here: http://youtu.be/CxZJMOtMA9Y

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