Jazz Summers

The Z team were very saddened to hear about the passing of legendary music manager Jazz Summers of Big Life Management over the weekend. Z Management have worked with Jazz on many projects over the past 20 years, including The Verve. Z’s managing director, Zita has paid tribute:

“Another man lost too early in his life to cancer – another sad loss for his family and for the industry…..fond memories…..RIP Jazz…..Zx”

Our thoughts are with his family, friends and work colleagues at this sad time.

Rizzle Kicks – Summertime, produced and mixed by Ben Cullum

A great way to start the week on this sunny Monday! Ben Cullum has produced and mixed Rizzle Kicks‘ awesome new version of DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince‘s classic “Summertime” for the new Very campaign. You can download the track for free at:http://www.very.co.uk/summertime. Check out the cameo from DJ Jazzy Jeff in the music video!

Sarah Harding – Threads, released this week. Produced by Ben Cullum.

Sarah Harding has released her debut single and EP “Threads” this week! The EP features “Threads” and “Live Before I Die (produced by by Ben Cullum) and “Indelible” (produced by Z’s new additions The Firm). The EP was mixed by Adrian Hall. Also look out for the “Threads” remix by K-Gee! You can get the single on iTunes here: http://apple.co/1UEXryK, on CD here: http://sarahharding.tmstor.es/ and the EP here:http://apple.co/1Mfr7Q7

Frank Turner – Positive Songs For Negative People released. Produced by Tristan Ivemy

Tristan Ivemy has produced and mixed the brand new acoustic album from Frank Turner, available with his amazing new album, “Positive Songs For Negative People”, which is released today! The album includes the single “The Next Storm”. You can get the album from iTunes:http://apple.co/1Dz0rYQ & Amazon.co.uk: http://amzn.to/1M9XrDR now. ‪#‎newmusicfridays‬

Ed Sheeran – X, #1 in the UK Charts, Saint Raymond – Young Blood #8

YES!! Very happy to celebrate ‪#‎NewMusicFriday‬ with two albums in the Official UK Charts top 10! Ed Sheeran has returned to #1 with “X” and Saint Raymond debuts at #8 with “Young Blood”. Congratulations to Z’s Ruadhri Cushnan who has mixed tracks on both albums.

Saint Raymond – Young Blood, released.

Ruadhri Cushnan has mixed tracks on the awesome debut album from Saint Raymond ,”Young Blood”, which is released this week. Tracks include “Carry Her Home” and “This Town”. The album is currently set for a top 10 debut on the Official UK Charts, sitting at #7 in the midweeks! You can grab “Young Blood” from iTunes: http://apple.co/1KJmpaYAmazon.co.uk: http://amzn.to/1TlD1Kn

Du Blonde – Welcome Back To Milk, released, mixed by Adrian Hall

Adrian Hall has mixed the incredible new Du Blonde (Beth Jeans Houghton) album, “Welcome Back To Milk”, which is out now via Mute Records! The album includes the single “Black Flag”, was produced by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds‘ Jim Sclavunos and also features Samuel T. Herring from Future Islands. The album has been released to great reviews, including 8/10 in NME Magazine: http://www.nme.com/reviews/various-artists/16066.

“Welcome Back To Milk” is available to buy from the following:
Digital (iTunes) – http://po.st/DuBlondeDigital
CD (Amazon.co.uk) – http://po.st/DuBlondeCD
LP – http://po.st/DuBlondeLP