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PULSE clients featured on the #1 debut ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ soundtrack

PULSE clients featured on the #1 debut ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ soundtrack

The original soundtrack to the motion picture Fifty Shades Darker debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 selling 123,000 digital and physical units in its first week. It is the first soundtrack to hit #1 on the Billboard 200 since last year’s Suicide Squad soundtrack. It is the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey which saw its companion soundtrack debut and peak at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 in 2015. PULSE clients participated on 3 tracks on the new soundtrack; Rooty is a co-writer... Read More

G KOOP CO-WRITES & CO-PRODUCES ON MIGOS’ #1 ALBUM DEBUT

G KOOP CO-WRITES & CO-PRODUCES ON MIGOS’ #1 ALBUM DEBUT

Anticipation for Migos’ second studio album Culture was at a maximum level due to the success of the its lead single “Bad and Boujee.” The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, has been certified Platinum by the RIAA, and has been stream nearly 150 million times on Spotify. PULSE client G Koop is a co-writer and co-proudcer of “Bad and Boujee” which is track #4 on Culture which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, #1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop... Read More

Kaytranada – 99.9%

Kaytranada – 99.9%

Kaytranada’s highly anticipated debut studio album 99.9% enlists a group of who’s who in guest artist features, culminating into what Earmilk called “a real soul experience.” From Anderson .Paak, to Vic Mensa, to Aluna George, the album’s sound is as diverse as the lineup, which Pitchfork eluded to in its review – “Kaytranada’s colorful sound is never derivative.” Kaytranada is currently on a 3-month headlining concert tour making stops across the US, Canada, and Europe. Download Kaytranada’s 99.9% on iTunes Stream 99.9% on Spotify Follow Kaytranada... Read More

Pulse clients collab with Panic! at the Disco on their #1 album

Pulse clients collab with Panic! at the Disco on their #1 album

Panic! at the Disco scored its first #1 album this week after 10 years of releasing music and touring around the world. Death of a Bachelor is the band’s fifth album and features the single “Victorious” which was co-written and produced by CJ Baran and reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s “Hot Rock Songs” chart. J.R. Rotem co-wrote and produced track #2 on the album titled “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time.” Get Panic! at the Disco’s new album on iTunes Watch the video for... Read More

Bonnie McKee – Bombastic

Bonnie McKee – Bombastic

Bonnie McKee steps out from behind-the-scenes as a multi-platinum, award-winning songwriter. and back into the spotlight as a solo artist with her new ep Bombastic. Recorded at her personal studio at Pulse hq, Bonnie’s co-writers on Bombastic include Pulse clients Sean Walsh, John Newman, Oligee, and Gladius. The 4-song ep is the first commercial release for McKee since 2013’s “American Girl,” and it’s her first independent music release. The campaign kicked off in late May with the launch of the eye-popping music video for “Bombastic,”... Read More

RY X / Howling / Sacred Ground

RY X / Howling / Sacred Ground

RY X is 1/2 of Howling who have released their debut full length album Sacred Ground. Teaming up with DJ & Producer Frank Wiedemann to create a sound that Resident Advisor calls “mellow house that draws a blend of strings, organs, synths, and field recordings,” RY X uses his signature voice to navigate Howling down different waters from his solo repertoire. Currently performing live dates with his other project The Acid while working on new music for his next solo release, RY X is poised... Read More

Tony Maserati / Shawn Mendes

Tony Maserati / Shawn Mendes

Handwritten is the debut album by Shawn Mendes on Island Records. Pulse client Tony Maserati mixed several songs on the album including the first two singles “Life of the Party” and “Something Big.” Mendes originally rose to fame with a series of cover songs he posted on Vine, eventually leading to the release of his self-titled EP last Summer, which debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Other recent mixes by Tony Maserati include Gallant’s “Open Up,” and Judith Hill’s “Back In Time.”... Read More

J.R. Rotem & Raja Kumari / Fifth Harmony

J.R. Rotem & Raja Kumari / Fifth Harmony

Former X Factor contestants Fifth Harmony have released their debut studio album Reflection via Epic Records. The track “Like Mariah” features Tyga was co-written and produced by J.R. Rotem, and also co-written by Raja Kumari. Winners of MTV’s “Artist To Watch” award at the 2014 VMA’s, and labeled as the “#1 most influential X Factor contestant of all time” by FOX Firth Harmony began recording Reflections at the end of 2013, collaborating with some of music’s most successful songwriters and producers. “Like Mariah feat. Tyga”... Read More

Blood Diamonds / Mikky Ekko

Blood Diamonds / Mikky Ekko

Grammy nominated songwriter Mikky Ekko released his debut solo album Time this week. Included on many “Artists to Watch in 2015” lists including Spotify, New York Daily News, and Music Times, Ekko’s focus on an artist career began soon after the spotlight he received for being a songwriter on Rihanna’s hit “Stay.” Included on Time is the track “U” which was co-written and produced by Pulse client Blood Diamonds, and premiered last week on influential blog Pigeons & Planes Get Mikky Ekko’s Time on iTunes here Stream... Read More

Wax Motif – Since I Left You

Wax Motif – Since I Left You

Over the past 6 months, Wax Motif has been a part of several collaborations including tracks by Destructo, Tommy Trash and Hunter Siegel, along with remixes he’s done for Deadmau5, Chromeo, Warren G, and Sammy Bananas. His first solo release in more than a year dropped today and is titled “Since I Left You.” The track features vocals from Brandy and spotlights Wax Motif’s unique ability to blend disco and electronic styles into one infectious track Stream Wax Motif’s “Since I Left You” on Soundcloud here Get... Read More

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