The debut single from Lea Michele of Glee fame is titled “Cannonball,” and comes from her debut album Louder which was Executive Produced and A&R’d by Pulse Recording. In conjunction with the release of “Cannonball,” the forthcoming album Louder has been made available for pre-order on iTunes, the expected release date is March 4th, 2014. Pulse clients Anne Preven, Matt Rad, CJ Baran, Jaden Michaels, Felicia Barton, and Sean Walsh all participated as songwriters and/or producers on the album.
Writer/Producer/Artist/DJ Cory Enemy has teamed up with Adam F and Margot for a new single titled “When It Comes To You.” Released in North America by indie dance label Robbins this is the first song in a collection of music written and produced by Cory Enemy and Adam F, with plans to release a follow up single in early 2014. In it’s “Picks of the Week” feature, Billboard asks “You wanna dance? Then put this on.” In a year where he returned to form as an artist & DJ, Cory Enemy has been featured on releases in 2013 by Brillz, Brooke Candy, and The Dolls, and has dropped remixes for A-Trak & Oliver, and Bro Safari.
Pickup a copy of “When It Comes To You feat. Margot” on iTunes here
Baptized is the new album from award-winning artist, and former American Idol contestant Daughtry. The deluxe edition of Baptized contains two tracks, “Cinderella,” and “Undefeated,” which were mixed by Tony Maserati. The album is more stripped-down than Daughtry’s previous releases, incorporating folk instruments and adding synths. Newsday credits the new direction by saying “Daughtry takes some cool chances on this album. It’s a change of pace, rolling together bits of The Fray and Bon Jovi with the patented Daughtry sound.” This is the first collaboration between the pair
You can find Daughtry’s Baptized on iTunes here
RCA Records has released the new EP titled Homecoming by rapper Sammy Adams. Track #6 on the ep “Stop The Music,” was co-written and produced at Pulse Recording by writer/producer Oligee. The release was announced just a few weeks ago, based on fan demand for new material from Adams, who has been on the rise since touring most of the Summer. Oligee has had an amazing year; as 1/2 of Oliver he’s been on nationwide tours with Zedd and Dillon Francis, and released #1 Hype Machine remixes, on top of a #1 beatport debut with the duo’s Mechanical EP; as a writer/producer he’s had cuts on releases by Ciara and Bonnie McKee
The Swiss teamed up with Donnie Sloan to co-write and produce two original tracks, “Kiss To Kiss” and “Golden Century,” on the group’s latest ep Kiss to Kiss, released by Kitsune. This is the follow up to The Swiss’ Elouisa EP released earlier this year, and also featuring co-writes and productions by Donnie Sloan. In addition to the two originals, the Kiss to Kiss EP is highlighted by superb remixes from Breakbot, Pyramid, and AMTRAC.
Check out Donnie Sloan’s entire discography here
Multi-platinum singer/songwriter James Blunt has released his first studio album in more than three years, titled Moon Landing, which was mixed by Tony Maserati. In its review of the album, Rolling Stone credits Blunt with consistency from album to album, and “the confidence to be so sentimental.” Moon Landing is the follow up album to All the Lost Souls, which has sold 5 million copies worldwide. This is the first collaboration between Maserati and Blunt
Word of Mouth is the first full length album released in the US by The Wanted. Two tracks on the album, “Running Out of Reasons,” and “Show Me Love (America),” were mixed by Tony Maserati. The band started working on the album several years ago, and despite rumors that there would be several artist features on the album, the tracks feature just the boy band themselves. The E! reality show “The Wanted Life” profiled the band as they temporarily moved to Los Angeles to record the Word of Mouth album. This is the first collaboration between Maserati and The Wanted
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The new studio album from Celine Dion titled Loved Me Back To Life features a cover of Daniel Merriweather’s song “Water and a Flame” which originally appeared on his album Love & War, as a duet with Adele. This is the first English language album for Dion in 6 years, and Idolator noted that the song “takes Celine down an entirely different path. It’s a great sound for the diva and she should consider revisiting it on future endeavors.” Merriweather is currently at work on his second release with Wordlife as a follow up to their first track “Breathe.”
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Watch the video for Daniel Merriweather’s version of “Water and a Flame” here
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