News

PULSE Artists To Watch In 2017

PULSE Artists To Watch In 2017

2016 brought breakout success for D.R.A.M. whose smash hit “Broccoli feat. Lil Yachty” hit #1 on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs Chart and earned him a Grammy award for “Best Rap/Sung Performance.” It was also a big year for Gallant who performed his song “Weight In Gold” with the likes of Elton John and Seal, and whose album Ology is nominated for “Best Urban Contemporary Album” at the 2017 Grammy Awards. Both artists were featured on many “Artists To Watch” lists at this time last... Read More

PULSE @ SXSW

PULSE @ SXSW

PULSE will have 14 clients performing in Austin this week for the annual SXSW Music Festival & Conference. Here is the full schedule including set times BØRNS March 16 = Waterloo Records (1:00pm) March 16 = MTV Woodie Awards (5:30pm) March 16 = Clive Bar (12:00am) Gallant March 15 = Scoot Inn (8:30pm) March 16 = Banger’s (5:00pm) March 17 = The Belmont (1:15pm) March 18 = Hype Hotel (4:00pm) March 18 = Cedar St. Courtyard (11:00pm) March 19 = Fader Fort (3:45pm) Miike Snow March 16 = Banger’s (12:00am) RY X March 18 = Mowhawk (3:30pm) March 18 = St.... Read More

Artists to Watch in 2016

Artists to Watch in 2016

BØRNS and Pell were the “Artists to Watch” in 2015, and both certainly had banner years. We are excited to see more Pulse clients featured on the “Artist to Watch” lists for 2016, and it would be wise to keep your eye on all of ‘em! Gallant Spotify – Spotlight on 2016 Billboard – 15 Dance Artists to Watch Pandora – Artists to Watch Dancing Astronaut – 25 Artists to Watch Red Bull Sound Select – Artists to Watch Cam developed by Pulse & Creative Nation client Tyler Johnson Billboard – Country Artists to... Read More

Pulse – Best Of 2015

Pulse – Best Of 2015

A recap of the albums and singles by Pulse clients which were included on various Best of 2015 lists Kendrick LaMar – To Pimp A Butterfly co-written & produced by Rahki Pitchfork – 50 Best Albums of 2015 (#1) Rolling Stone – 50 Best Albums of 2015 (#1) Spin – The 50 Best Hip Hop Albums of 2015 (#1) The Guardian – Best Albums of 2015 (#1) Mashable – The 30 Best Albums of 2015 (#1) BBC – The Top 10 Albums of 2015 (#1) Noisey – 50 Best Albums of 2015 (#1) US Weekly... Read More

Goldlink – And After That, We Didn’t Talk

Goldlink – And After That, We Didn’t Talk

Goldlink recently told Pitchfork “whatever world you create, that’s what people are going to be stuck in.” His “future bounce” sound comes full circle with the release of his debut album After That, We Didn’t Talk on Soulection today. Music from the album has sprinkled out over the past several months including the tracks “Spectrum,” “Unique, and “New Black” which are part of the 11 song album, that features collaborations with the likes of Louie Lastic, Anderson. Paak, Masego, and Demo Taped. Having amassed millions... Read More

Goldlink & Rick Rubin: In The Studio

Goldlink & Rick Rubin: In The Studio

Pitchfork profiled Goldlink in a story yesterday about his experience working with music icon Rick Rubin at his Shangri La recording studios in Malibu, CA. The blogosphere was ignited last week when Goldlink announced that his debut album After That, We Didn’t Talk will be released on November 13th on Soulection, the LA-based music collective. Last year, Goldlink signed a music publishing deal with Pulse and American Songs, Rick Rubin’s new publishing company. In describing the recording process for his new album, he spoke about... Read More

Spotify
SoundCloud