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Sly5thAve unveils new single 'Early Morning'

Published: Tue 3rd Oct, 2017

Recorded on the fly whilst touring with Quantic, this orchestral composition captivates like the dawn breaking over Brooklyn.

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and producer Sly5thAve drops new digital single “Early Morning”. Following on from his ‘Composite’ EP - a collection of orchestral rearrangements of Rihanna, Drake, Frank Ocean - Sly5thAve’s recent music has been met with support from Lauren Laverne (BBC 6Music), Don Letts (BBC 6Music), Huey Morgan (BBC 6Music) and FIP.Sly5thAve’s recent EP builds on previous work as an in-demand collaborator and session musician with Prince, Stevie Wonder, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Janelle Monáe and Quantic. The previous projects of the Brooklyn-based producer have seen praise from Jarobi White (A Tribe Called Quest), Gilles Peterson (BBC 6Music), Downbeat Magazine, Noisey, NPR, The Fader, Jazz Times, Indie Shuffle and Earmilk.

Written in New York, the music travelled across the pond thousands of miles away from its origins before it was laid down at Small Pond recording studios in Brighton. Joining the session, Will ‘Quantic’ Holland played the vibrant electric guitar and Wilson Viveros made a guest appearance on drums.

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