April 2020 - Monthly Round Up
We're kicking back into gear our monthly news round up, detailing and celebrating all that our 23rd Precinct Music writers have been up to. It's been a busy month as we all try our best to press on with life during the Covid-19 crisis. We just want to say a special mention and thank you to all those who are working on the frontline and helping save lives #ThankYou
It was a busy month for our writer Ryan Sewell who works under the alias Rion S. The start of the month seen his collaboration with Australian DJ/Producer Alex Preston and Glasgow Underground head honcho 'Get Myself Together' released on the prestigious dance label.
There was big news in the First Run Records world with the release of Glasgow psych outfit Fauves' release 'Wither Away' the brilliant follow up to debut single 'Bathe' on 23rd Precinct's in-house label. The good news continued as Fauves were also added to Spotify's Hot New Bands playlist. There was also new music from Scarlett Randle - a remix EP of her FRR release 'HER'. In addition, latest signing Barrie-James released lead single 'Float' from upcoming album 'Psychedelic Soup' which you can pre-save now! Click here
There was new music from our long standing writer Les Elston. The Lab4 writer signed this wondrous 4 track EP 'Stargate' to Hard Trance Europe and is available to download here
Our writer Kieren Webster's new solo project WEB released their debut music video to accompany the stunning single 'Haze'. Initially premiered on Tenement TV, you can watch the full video on YouTube
New music came in from long running 23rd Precinct writers Les Hemstock & Chris Jennings. 'Mirage 2020 Remixes' - a celebration of the original 2008 release and featured the likes Andrea Ribeca & Mercurial Virus on remix duties. You can download the remix EP here
More new music came in from our Irish vocalist Ryan Sewell - this time a collaboration with Babert & Denise Dimé. 'I'll Be Your Rock' is a disco dancing banger out on Babert's own label Disco Revenge
A follow up release to his recent collaboration with Essenger on FixT Neon, our writer PYLOT was back at it again this time teaming up with Essenger and Toyko Rose to produce synthwave phenomenon 'Out Of Luck'
In the same month that our writer Tom Caruso received some Radio 1 support from the likes of Danny Howard & Arielle Free, Hungarian Hot Wax Records released a scintillating remix of his track 'Ready'
Electronic dance legend Paul Van Dyk released his highly anticipated album 'Escape Reality'.The album featured a remix of our writers Hemstock & Jennings collaboration with PVD on track 'Nothing But You' - a classic originally released 2003.
Mark Sherry released new music in 'Alone'. A hot new collaboration with Vlind & Ross Ferguson was released on Magik Muzik.
We also celebrated new music from our writer Choopie - who's EP Machismo was released on his imprint label Agnosia Songs. Check it out here!
A huge tune from our writers Tom Hall, Stuart McInnes and Emma Whyte was released on Hardwell's label Gemstone Records. The track 'Casual' has received a rapturous welcome since it's release last week.
As well as an incredible amount of new music getting released, our writers have also been busy keeping audiences entertained with video live streamed performances. With stunning performances from our writers Lee McGilvray and Rachel Barror to name a few.
In other news, it was announced through Music Week that our team member Susan was selected to be included in The SMIA's new Advisory Group. The Advisory Group will meet twice a year and give the SMIA perspectives from their experience and the organisations and the sectors in which they are active.
We've got another exciting month lined up already - make sure you follow us on Twitter @23rdpublishing and Instagram @23rdprecinctmusic for all the latest updates.