Tyler Lyle announced a set of new tour dates today, taking him from the west coast to the east coast. He is currently in the studio working on his next music release, and will be premiering the video for his song “Werewolf” soon. With a full length album, EP’s, and a live album under his belt, Tyler Lyle is poised to become a breakthrough artist in 2013.
Pulse clients Bonnie McKee and Tim Pagnotta took home awards at the 61st Annual BMI Pop Awards. Mckee was recognized for her songwriting work on Katy Perry’s “Part of Me,” and “Wide Awake,” as well as Britney Spears’ “Hold It Against Me,” which have sold a combined 9 million units worldwide. Pagnotta was recognized for his work with Neon Trees on their single “Everybody Talks” which has sold 2.5 million copies in the US alone. We send our congratulations to these very talented songwriters!
A full list of winners at the 61st Annual BMI Pop Awards can be found here
Pulse clients Anne Preven, Matt Rad and Felicia Barton co-wrote “Nightingale” which appears on the new album Demi by Demi Lovato. The track was produced by Matt Rad with vocal production by Anne Preven, and this is the second album by Demi Lovato featuring Pulse client collaborations. In its review of Demi, pop music blog Idolator describes “Nightingale” as a “triumphant slice of melodrama that Lovato demolishes best.”
Writer/Producer Peter Thomas remixed Phoenix’s new single “Entertainment,” which premiered today on All Things Go. This is Thomas’ first release as a remixer, and has him venturing into indie dance and nu-disco sounds, much different than his work as a writer/producer with pop artists like Selena Gomez and Betty Who
Check out the feature on “Entertainment (Peter Thomas Remix)” here
Celine Dion has announced the release of her first English-speaking album since 2007, titled Water and a Flame. The album name comes from the title track “Water and a Flame,” which is a cover of Pulse client Daniel Merriweather’s original version, which he co-wrote with writer/producer Eg White. White is producing Dion’s new album. Daniel Merriweather’s original version featured Adele and was produced by Mark Ronson
The latest single from P!nk, “Just Give Me A Reason” which features Nate Ruess of fun. was mixed by Pulse client Tony Maserati. It has become the #1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, which represents a combined total of radio airplay and music sales across the US. The single will surpass 2 million units sold this week, the video has been viewed 84 million times, and this is P!nk’s fourth single to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Congrats Tony and P!nk!
Carly Rae Jepsen’s album Kiss took home Album of the Year and Pop Album of the Year honors at the 2013 Juno Awards held on April 21st. The album features co-writes and productions by a group of talented Pulse clients which includes Josh Abraham, Bonnie McKee, Oliver “Oligee” Goldstein, Dallas Austin, Cory Enemy, Mighty Mike, Jaden Michaels, and Ryan Williams. Jepsen also took home the Single of the Year award for her worldwide multi-platinum hit “Call Me Maybe”
Read more about Carly Rae Jepsen’s big night at the 2013 Juno Awards here
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Claude VonStroke is bringing his Dirtybird Records roster to Sankey’s in Ibiza for a 12-week residency, beginning on June 27th. Renowned for their legacy of bass driven, funk infused BBQ parties in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the Dirtybird crew will showcase their unique brand of house and techno every Thursday this Summer on the White Isle. Making appearances during the residency are Justin Martin, Catz ‘N Dogz, Eats Everything, and Kill Frenzy
One of EDM’s biggest events returns to Los Angeles on August 3rd & 4th. The lineup for HARD Summer was announced today and it features Pulse clients Claude VonStroke, Oliver, and DESTRUCTO alongside headliners Knife Party, Dog Blood, Bassnectar, Justice, Empire of the Sun, and Ducksauce.
Kris Menace released a remix compilation today of his single “Waiting For You (feat. Black Hills).” The track comes from his Menace’s debut album Features, released last year on Compuphonic. Oliver is one of 5 breakthrough artists that remixed “Waiting For You” for this compilation, and their version is already a hot topic on dance blogs including Earmilk, Aerial Noise, and Disco Filter