July & August 2022 - Monthly Round Up
Wow the last couple months have been manic to say the least. But we're here, alive and kicking and back with a bumper monthly round up covering July & August.
What a feeling it is to see 23rd Precinct management clients Danko hard work paying off. The Denny quartet have been sprinkling their rip roaring guitar shredding seeds throughout festival season performing at the likes of Party At The Palace, ButeFest & Vibration Festival to name a few. All coinciding with new music in the form of singles Gecko and most recently I Need, neatly paired with official videos shot by the incredible Bluestar Streaming team. These two singles are taken from an upcoming EP out on Distiller Music will be celebrated with a headline show at Glasgow's McChuills on Friday 16th September - tickets are available here.
Another 23rd Precinct management client Stephen Kirkwood has spent more time on the White Isle of Ibiza this summer than ever before. Playing a series of massive shows are Eden & Amnesia. The Dumbarton based producer managed to squeeze in a release on one of the world's biggest labels Vandit Records. Supported by Vandit head honcho Paul Van Dyk himself, Stephen's All Or Nothing release gathered some nice support from the likes of Anjunabeats, BBC Introducing and Shine radio shows.
Stuart McInnes continues to expand on his impressive repertoire of music and continue to grow his reputation of an incredible songwriter & producer. He teamed up with AZ2A & Katy Tiz in July for the release of 'Looking For Love'. In a little over a month, it's shot over half a million streams on Spotify alone, an astonishing achievement. Check this one out now on The Latest Sounds.
Our production trio Futuristic Polar Bears have had a busy summer of releases. Rhys Buckley, Francis Cosgrave & Luke Hayes collectively make up the powerhouse trio released 'Feel The Same' with Australian born, Nashville based vocalist Jordan Grace. They quickly followed that release with another epic collaboration, this time working with Wolfpack & Ivan Camacho on 'Hypnotise' released on Smash The House Records. August brought a real thumper, where the trio flex their renown hard EDM muscles on 'Love You Like I Do'.
The writing & performing pair of Joy Farrukh and Justin Kielty teamed up with house producer Marco Lys on 'Sunshine'. Released on Club Sweat, this summer vocal house anthem has received a very warm welcome with support from Kiss FM, Defected Radio & Toolroom Radio. The track has already surpassed fifty thousand Spotify streams alone and it's opened more doors for Joy & Justin who are teaming up with Marco and his close ally Steve Lawler on another record.
Ryan Sewell continues his quest for world domination as the months of July & August seen a series of great releases, topped off with the news a track which he co-wrote achieved gold status in France. 'In The Dark' by Purple Disco Machine & Sophie and the Giants already has gold status in Italy and a whopping 81 million streams on Spotify alone.
Ryan lent his writing and vocal skills to Toolroom compilation track 'Bang Bang' - a collaboration with fellow Ostereo management artist Tom Enzy. The dynamic duo also made their Insomniac Records debut with the superlative tech house 'Machine'.
23rd Precinct's latest signing Gary Dillon has been enjoying a fruitful writing period, running his own writing camps as well as numerous writing sessions collaborating with people at all corners of the globe. His contributions on 'Lie With Me' by Sam Light & Heavyweight achieved high acclaim, with the quintessential pop-tastic dance track landing editorial playlists New Music Friday & New Music Daily on Spotify & Apple Music respectively.
Gary also lent his songwriting and production skills to sunsets & sandals latest release 'I'm Sorry' and was released on 1st Strike Deep.
There was another instalment in the tale of PYLOT. An illusive project by an unnamed 23rd Precinct writer, they have stunned all with their exuberant synthwave productions. 'Invisible' sees PYLOT team up with soul vocalist Ezra Hyte - check out this latest release out now via New Retro Wave.
Scott Forshaw made a return to the cycle of releasing music with a bang! This summer, he landed an official remix for John Newman's 'Holy Love' which was released on Warner Records. The Love Me Again singer utilising the incredible DJ talent on offer to remix his latest track with other remixers including the likes of Jess Bays & Low Steppa.
The end of August seen the release of 'I Need To Know' on Protocol Recordings. A mesmerising dance track which featured co-production from Timmo Hendricks and JJ Beck and soaring vocals from the impressive Sam Welch.
Our producer Alan La Porte launched a brand new drum & bass project this summer. Introducing Ravegenerator. Born from Alan's passion for drum & bass music, the debut release 'Remedy' hit the shelves in August - supported by Father DnB records.
Jardin Owens released brand new music this month. 'Never Gone' is the latest release from the Glasgow based producer and out now on Full Tilt Recordings.
There was sync success courtesy of ITV2's Love Island, who featured 23rd Precinct client Alix Robson's track with Voost 'This Feeling' on the hit reality programme.
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