Undeniably one of the best voices of our generation, Grammy award-winning singing sensation Gregory Porter has made his eagerly-awaited return to the studio with the uplifting new single ‘Revival’, out today on Decca Records/Blue Note. He also announces the release of his sixth studio album ‘All Rise’ on 17th April.
In the last of our Cornbury interviews, we bring you our chat with Eddy Smith and the 507, who are not, despite their name, made up of 508 members, but one of them is actually named Eddy. Now based in London, they come from as far as Kent, the US, Ireland, and Surrey (or is it Sussex?). Lisa sat down and had a chat with the band.
Timothy J Wilson grew up in White Plains, New York, but moved to Atlanta, Georgia, for the next stage of his career. A talented multi-instrumentalist, producer, and part-time actor, as well as singer and songwriter, Timothy has many strings to his bow. His latest single, ‘How ‘Bout We Make Love’ is a soulful RnB tune, with a touch of colourful funk.
Colossal Boss is ‘Thinkin’ And Drinkin” in their new single, with soaring guitar riffs, tight instrumentals, and raw organic vocals. The band has spanned over a decade, and takes among their influences the likes of Aerosmith, Black Crowes, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and U2, melting them all into a great big blend of hard rock, classic rock, soul, and a tiny touch of country.
Honor Flow Productions hail from Los Angeles, California, and bring with them the influences of their home town. Their single, ‘The Speed Of Light’, comes from their second album, ‘The B.L.A.C.K. Odyssey’, and presents the trio’s thoughts on the concept of “freedom”, while entwined in themes of self-expression, spirituality, romance, self-discovery, and personal joy.
Ella Mai’s self-titled debut was released worldwide on Friday, October 12. Executively produced by Mustard, who also serves as Ella Mai’s musical director, the album is a freestyling voyage through the 23 year old singer songwriter’s world. ‘Ella Mai’, released through 10 Summers/Interscope Records, is available to stream and download via all digital retailers.