Have Ivors got some news for you……..

Screen Shot 2018-04-24 at 08.39.13Wizzy Wow has been nominated for The Ivors Best Contempory Song for his contribution to Stormzy’s ‘Don’t Cry For Me’.
This award recognises outstanding originality in songwriting; songs which capture the moment and/or explore the boundaries of contemporary music.

The Ivor Novello Awards, named after the entertainer Ivor Novello, are awards for songwriting and composing, which have been presented annually in London by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) since 1955.

Sound the SIREN….

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‘Enemies’ by Hawk Eyes has been synced on Episode 3 of ‘Siren’, an American television drama series that premiered on Freeform March 2018.

The coastal town of Bristol Cove, known for its legend of once being home to mermaids, is turned upside down when a mysterious young woman appears and begins wreaking havoc upon the small fishing town. Marine biologists Ben and Maddie work together to find out who and what drove this primal hunter of the deep sea to land, and are there more like her out there?

Paperface – Oh Boy!

MR WRONG EP COVERPaperface has released his latest EP, including the singles ‘Mr Wrong’ & ‘Boy’. Already receiving radio support from 6Music, Paperface will be bringing his talents to a live audience at Camden’s Green Note in late April.

Watch the pleasingly simple video, with Paperface using a sheet of paper and a pen to spell out the lyrics in an imaginative way.

There’s something going on…..

xZ79cc4A_400x400Pioneering UK band, Grupo X, who are celebrating 21 years together, have been back in the studio, creating original, soulful Afro-Latin music. Something Going On is the first release from these sessions, with a new album due out later in the year.

Something Going On maintains Grupo X’s reputation for dancefloor-friendly tunes with a soulful sensibility and a Latin twist. In a stellar lineup, Grupo X vocalist, Lisa Millett, is on magical form, telling the tale of a partner obsessed with Obeah and superstition.

The EP features two contrasting remixes;  a pulsating Northern Soul makeover from talented flautist/saxophonist/producer, Chip Wickham, and Drum & Bass remix  by up-and-coming, Leeds-based producer, Jeano.

Walk To The Light

DSafW0VWkAEKasp.jpg-largeSinger songwriter Pete MacLeod has released 3 tracks from his forthcoming 3rd album, title track ‘Walk To The Light’, ‘Saudade’, & ‘I Need Your Love’.

Pete will be touring the UK later this year, around the albums release.

‘Live’ in Korea

Live_posterNew South Korean Police drama “Live’ has premiered Korean TV to rave reviews.

Live tells the story of police officers – from the lowest field cadets and patrol officers, to their superiors – as they form the ‘Live’ team at the Hongil patrol division. Wardlaw Music has had 2 songs synced in the first 3 Episodes, ‘Fairy Stories’ by Louise Connell (Reverieme) & ‘In Your Light’ by Jon Allen.

Live, coming to a Netflix near you soon!

Back 2 da lab 5

600x600srUK Grime artist Frisco returns this March with new project ‘Back 2 Da Lab 5’.

Album features 2 co-writes with Wizzy Wow, ‘Pretty Like Money’ featuring Chip, & ‘Presidential’ featuring Skrapz.

Listen to Pretty Like Money here…

 

Blue Flame

Screen Shot 2018-03-23 at 14.30.21Jon Allen’s back on the road this spring, touring the UK, to coincide with the May release of his new album ‘Blue Flame’.

The acclaimed singer-songwriter returns with his fourth album, a soulful confection of feel-good tunes delivered with Allen’s inimitable whisky-soaked voice.

Lead single, ‘Jonah’s Whale’ has been playlisted at BBC Radio 2.