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NEW MUSIC IN THE CATALOGUE
- 10 May
Static - Joshua Arcoleo, Alyusha Chagrin
Award-winning saxophonist & producer Joshua Arcoleo teams up with hybrid vocalist, songwriter and producer Alyusha Chagrin – who has toured with the likes of Submotion Orchestra – to create an ambient Alt-R&B album with Jazz, electronic and orchestral elements alongside hypnotic female vocals.
Bringing The Noise - Richard Craker
Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Richard Craker worked on Liam Gallagher’s last solo album; this collab with Stephen David Jones is high-energy, pedal-to-the-metal punk rock, with raucous drums, electric guitar and anthemic male vocals.
Bring Me Back - Richie James Follin
Energetic, retro and soulful rock by Richie James Follin featuring funky guitars, male lead and female backing vocals.
Emerge Into Light - Chris Bussey, Craig Bussey
Drummer, composer and producer Chris Bussey has worked with The Sugababes, Dame Evelyn Glennie and Michael Bolton; he partners with Craig Bussey on these reflective piano builds, featuring light acoustic textures and synth patterns, chilled beats and vocal hooks.
Voice Box - Alexander L’Estrange, Ben Parry, Rob Kelly
Alexander L’Estrange and Ben Parry (director of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain) partner with Rob Kelly to create gorgeous vocal soundscapes, featuring voice effects over percussive grounds, bass drones and layered harmonies.
Killer Metal Machine - David Powell
Born and brought up in the Midlands, guitarist and songwriter David John Powell had metal in his veins from an early age. This eruptive, fast-paced album has a powerful industrial feel, with thunderous drums, distorted guitar and a mixture of screaming and melodic male vocals.
Sacred Garden - Michael Tedstone
World music expert Michael Tedstone’s credits include music for the BBC, Channel 4, the RSC, Nissan Pepsi and Nike. With Max Benjamin Gittings, this Southeast Asian-style folk-inspired melodies incorporates gamelan patterns, expressive bamboo flutes and bright acoustic motifs.
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