Jalen N’Gonda Releases New Single And Announces Headline Show
Jalen N’Gonda has released “We Fell Out Of Love”, the second single taken from his forthcoming debut EP ‘Talking About Mary’. The follow up to “I Guess That Makes Me A Loser” was released on April 20 and has been picked up by Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’ playlists around the world. Jalen will also be playing a headline show at The Islington on May 30. You can listen to “We Fell Out Of Love” below and buy tickets to the show here.
Malena Zavala Releases Debut Album
Malena Zavala has released ‘Aliso’, her debut album containing the acclaimed singles ‘Should I Try’ and ‘If It Goes’ plus the latest ‘Could You Stay’ release. Written, recorded and produced by Malena, ‘Aliso’ draws inspiration from the women in her family and her hometown of Argentina. Already receiving critical acclaim, the LP was tipped by the Sunday Times as ‘Folkie Of The Week’ and received a 4 star rating from The Guardian. Listen below.
Seb Zito Signing
We are pleased to announce that Seb Zito has joined Blue Raincoat Artists & K-lings for management and bookings. Seb has been a key figure in London’s underground scene for some time now and has played a big part in sculpting the distinctive FUSE sound. His affiliation with FUSE, Infuse and his own label – Seven Dials, have laid the foundations for a solid career with both Seven Dials EP’s receiving huge support and debuting at No1 on Juno recently.
Rich NxT Signing
A warm welcome to Rich NxT who joins Blue Raincoat Artists and K-lings for management and bookings. Having been one of the original residents at FUSE, Rich has played a major part in the parties evolution. In recent years Rich has launched 2 vinyl only imprints, NxT Records & What NxT, as platforms for his own music and new emerging artists. Heading into 2018 with a slew of high quality in-demand releases lined up, Rich NxT continues to raise the bar.
The Robin Millar Story
Robin Millar sat down with Ian McNay to talk through some fascinating stories and life experiences, giving an in-depth account of being told he was going blind at the age of 16, up to his present day activities as our chairman. Watch the interview here.
Kevin Saunderson & Dantiez On KMS 30 EP2
Cabbage Release Debut LP
After releasing 36 songs across five EPs and playing over 200 shows since 2016, Manchester five piece Cabbage have just dropped their first LP, ‘Nihilistic Glamour Shots’. The highly anticipated debut hit No.10 in the midweek Top 40 charts, recieving album of the week support from BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens & Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 6 Music. You can stream, download or purchase your copy here.
Martin Craft Writes On Lissie’s Top Ten Album
The fourth studio album by Illinois’ Lissie debuted at No.9 in the UK album charts this week. The LP, titled ‘Castles’, features 3 cuts from Blue Raincoat Songs writer, Martin Craft: ‘Crazy Girl’, ‘Boyfriend’ & ‘Love Blows’. You can read NME’s full review of ‘Castles’ here and listen below.
Chrysalis Records Releasing Classic Cockney Rebel Albums
We are very pleased to be working with the catalogues of Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel. Soon we’ll be releasing Vinyl and CD editions of ‘The Human Menagerie‘ and ‘The Psychomodo‘, two classic Cockney Rebel albums produced from the original production masters from 1973/74. Pre-order via Pledge Music.
The Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2018
At Blue Raincoat Music / Chrysalis Records we are delighted to be supporting the Apprentice of the Year at the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2018, giving us the chance to acknowledge the fantastic contribution apprentices are making to our industry. Come April 16, bursaries will be awarded to three top apprentices, as part of our initiative to widen opportunities to the most diverse pool of talent. Read more here.