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PULSE Cuts on Year-End Lists (Albums)

PULSE Cuts on Year-End Lists (Albums)

We’ve compiled all of the 2016 year-end album lists featuring cuts by PULSE artists, songwriters, and producers. Maximum props to: Kaytranada, Starrah, D.R.A.M., Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, Gallant, Dave East, Tony Maserati, Kaytranada, BloodPop, OZ, CJ Baran, Earlly Mac, DJ Esco, Verse Simmonds, G Koop, Raja Kumari, Kari Faux, and Gladius. Billboard – “50 Best Albums of 2016″ #1 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati) #3 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.) #9 = Maren Morris – Hero... 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

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

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