CHILDREN OF ZEUS – NO LOVE SONG

First Word Records is extremely proud to welcome back Children of Zeus! Five years on from the release of their debut single ‘Still Standing’, the Mancunian duo return with ‘No Love Song’, the first single from their forthcoming sophomore album, ‘Balance’. This track also sees the return of Grammy-winner Beat Butcha on the boards (who previously produced the tracks ‘Story …

ONE SIXTH & SILENT TITAN – NUNC EST BIBENDUM

‘Nunc Est Bibendum’ is the first single by long-time associates, but first time collaborators One Sixth and Silent Titan. The first of two singles to be released via LKS by the talented duo, ‘Nunc Est Bibendum’ sees Melbourne underground wordsmith One Sixth narrating intently over a driving, dusty Silent Titan production. Silent Titan’s moody, loping soundscape sets the perfect scene …

PLUTONIC LAB FEAT. NATALIE SLADE – GOOD THING

Award winning artist and producer Plutonic Lab returns, releasing music that comes drenched in striking R&B tones: new single, ‘Good Thing’. Featuring frequent collaborator, vocalist Natalie Slade, ‘Good Thing’ revels in nostalgic and romantic vibes. Plutonic Lab, applying his expert ear for melody and arrangement, constructs a beautiful, dreamy soundscape that Slade’s rich vocals weave effortlessly throughout. The genesis of …

RAIZA BIZA – A SUMMER IN RETROGRADE

African Kiwi artist Raiza Biza ends summer on a high note with a return to his signature sound for the new album ‘A Summer In Retrograde’ the first project since his Aotearoa Music Award nominated album ‘Grand Opening, Grand Closing’ which was released at the height of COVID lockdown in New Zealand last year. Featuring collaborations with the likes of …

RAIZA BIZA – TURMERIC TEA

African Kiwi artist Raiza Biza ends summer on a high note with a return to his signature sound dropping the single ‘Turmeric Tea’ taken off his new album ‘A Summer In Retrograde’. This is the first release since his Aotearoa Music Award nominated project ‘Grand Opening, Grand Closing’ which came out at the height of COVID lockdown in New Zealand …

SILENT TITAN – WISDOM

2021 brings life to a new Silent Titan manifesto. Wisdom is not just about learning, it’s about being aware enough to apply what you’ve learned when the time is right. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you’ve come from or what you believe. From the opening track ‘The A.M.’ featuring Ohio native Hakuna Bruv, the EP is sprinkled with …

PLUTONIC LAB FEAT. MILOUX – ALL MINE

Award winning Australian producer, Plutonic Lab, is back with his latest single “All Mine” with Auckland based vocalist Miloux who recently won best R&B / Soul release at this year’s Aotearoa Music Awards. The song is taken from Plutonic Lab’s upcoming EP “The New Ruins” scheduled to be released in early 2021. After returning from an adventure in California and …

RAIZA BIZA – IDC

After releasing his ‘Grand Opening, Grand Closing’ project earlier this year which earnt him his first Aotearoa Music Award nomination in the Best Hip Hop artist category, Raiza Biza is back with his new single ‘IDC’. With a slight departure in sound on his last project Raiza returns to the more traditional sound he is renowned for and gives you …

PLUTONIC LAB FEAT. BLACK MILK – ENEMY

Award winning Australian producer, Plutonic Lab, is proud to present his latest single “Enemy” with Detroit rapper/producer Black Milk. The song is taken from Plutonic Lab’s upcoming EP “The New Ruins” scheduled to be released this summer. The two recorded the song together several years back while Black Milk was touring Australia. “Enemy” is a brutally honest look at the …

TENACITY – INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS

When Tenacity was writing the album he was going through a lot of changes personally. Both negative and positive transitions. He was doing a lot of walking and a lot of sleeping on couches. A lot of exploring and alot of encounters and conversations with strangers, both good and bad. During the process he grew into himself. He would have …