New project alert – Grime showcase in Rio at the Olympics

We’ve been hard working on a fantastic new project, a grime showcase in Rio produced by new D Digital client British Underground! Launched with a fabulous piece in the Evening Standard with young grime MC Elf Kid, we’ve also landed some great pieces in the Times and USA Today. Check out the video below too!

Red Cross teams up top musicians with refugees for album based on real-life stories of survival

Yesterday D Digital launched the online publicity campaign for the British Red Cross’ new music focused project – The Long Road Coverage & Press release below http://www.nme.com/news/scroobius-pip/86220 http://www.thefader.com/2015/06/15/kindness-red-cross http://diymag.com/2015/06/16/kindness-adam-bainbridge-is-working-with-the-red-cross-to-tell-the-stories-of-refugees                 Red Cross teams up top musicians with refugees for album based on real-life stories of survival Scroobius Pip, Kindness and Sierra Leone All Stars among first artists to take part Brit Award-winning Ethan Johns to produce the album Public have a chance to be part of music history through online photo project to create album artwork A ground-breaking concept album based on the real-life experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK is being created by some of the country’s top musicians and the Red Cross. The Long Road album will see artists including spoken word poet Scroobius Pip, singer-songwriter Kindness and the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars pair up with a person who has been forced to flee their home and seek safety in the UK to tell their story. Brit Award winner Ethan Johns, who has worked with the Kings of Leon, Laura Marling and The Vaccines, will produce the album. “This is a very special opportunity to create an album with a narrative that helps more people understand the realities of being a refugee and the journeys people go through,” said Johns. “Music is one of the oldest forms of storytelling, and these are important stories to be told.” Kindness’s Adam Bainbridge, whose grandmother, Amina Desai, was South Africa’s longest serving female Indian political prisoner for her defiance of the apartheid regime, approached the Red Cross when he heard about the project. Adam is working closely with Ayman Hirh, a refugee who fled Syria when the fighting broke out in 2012. He said: “I’ve seen with my own eyes that […]

New client alert! Introducing: guns . Debut track: Ricochet. Premiere on Blah Blah Blah Science!

Introducing guns – a 24 year old singer-songwriter from Trondheim, Norway. Her debut track ‘Ricochet’ was premiered with Blah Blah Blah Science who described the track as follows: Debut track “Ricochet” matches dreamy neatly constructed production to already impressive songcraft (that chorus hook is something very serious indeed) and a broad, diffuse yet complementary, palette of influences including Kate Bush, Blood Orange and ABBA http://blahblahblahscience.com/premiere-2/premiere-guns-ricochet   Taken a listen now: