June 2020 - Monthly Round Up
As we entered month 3 of lockdown for many of us across the UK - we want to again extend our thanks & gratitude to every key worker who's helping us all through this crisis. For many musicians and others working in the creative industries, it's a difficult time - please check out the resources on websites such as https://www.smia.org.uk/, https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/about-us/help-musicians-scotland, https://www.creativescotland.com/what-we-do/latest-news/archive/2020/03/covid-19-impact-funds & https://www.bpi.co.uk/ for available support, advice and guidance.
At 23rd Precinct Music, it's been another eventful 30 days with lots of action from lots of our writers working in various corners of the music world.
The beginning of the month brought us huge tunes - none more so that 'What In The World' - Sy Syz Presents Mindstate feat. His Bitter Truth. A poignant track which encapsulated a shared feeling globally and focused of the need for love. We are pleased to publish Raff Crolla, Barrie Hayes, Daniel Rego & Simon McGuiness - who worked on this track together before signing to Paris Cervette's label Our People Our Music. You can download here
There was fresh new music from our writers Lee Watson & Daniel Pearce. Lee who's part of new commercial dance outfit Fubar & Jester debuted alongside DTale with the single 'Are You Ok? Signed and released on pop label behemoth Perfect Havoc - already gathering support from radio and international DJs like Stonebridge amongst others. Check it out here!
New music was released from our songwriting powerhouse duo Sally Crawley & Sarah Jane Neild. They're co-penned track 'Surrender My Love' was produced by Hiast and released in June courtesy of Open House Records. It's available on Traxsource now!
There's not a month goes by our writer Ryan Sewell isn't busy. This month brought us a series of fantastic releases. The first of which was an incredible collab with Cashmere - 'Motown Drums' was written on a writing trip Ryan took to Antwerp in 2018. It is fantastic to see the finished product primed and polished and released via Become A Millionaire [B.A.M Records]. Check it out here. Following on from that superb release, Ryan features heavily in the latest Toolroom album 'Poolside 2020' mixed by Alex Preston. He co-wrote 3 tracks on the album; Stand Up, Love Somebody, What Ya Gonna Do and his vocals also feature on a Friend Within collab 'Bits & Pieces'. Download the whole album via iTunes here
June brought us new music from synthwave pioneer PYLOT. His latest collaboration with Power Glove resulted in the inspired sounds of 'AEON'. Available to download via NewRetroWave Records - bandcamp. An additional treat for all synthwave & Pylot fans was the release of Defsharp's remix of Pylot X Essenger collaboration 'Offworld'. Released via Fixt Neon Records.
We were treated to more exciting music from our writers Luke Hayes, Fran Cosgrove & Rhys Buckley (collectively known as Futuristic Polar Bears) - and they're most recent collaboration with Jax & Vega 'With Your Love' was release on Revealed Recordings - check it out here.
The re-energised, re-vamped Limbo Records released a new remix of the house classic 'Ethnic Prayer' by Havana. The newly adopted remix by Cristobal & Jamiez is out now exclusive to Beatport - check it out here!
There was radio success and new music news for our writer Richie Blacker. His upcoming release 'Summer Of Rave' was signed to Skream's label 'Of Unsound Mind' and also got a BBC Radio1 premiere on Danny Howard's show. You can listen back to Richie's track 'Sesh Gremlins' closing the show here.
There was chart success for our writer Tom Caruso who's collaboration with Odyssey Inc reached Beatport's top 10 tunes - this following support from BBC Radio 1s Danny Howard & Arielle Free. Available to download here
We were pleased to secure a few more signings in the month of June. Dubai based writer/producer/artist Scott Forshaw joined our ranks and we're exceptionally excited to be working with him on a number of exciting projects. We also secured the signing of tech-trance producer Iain M - a long term friend & collaborator of 23rd's David Forbes, we're pleased to welcome Iain to the roster.
We were pleased to see more of our writers engaging in more remote songwriting sessions this month including the likes of Alix Robson, Frank Farrell, Calum Ingram, Ciaran McEneny & Penny Hannant.
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