Thought up during lockdown, producer Two Inch Punch is introducing his new project ‘A Month Of Sundays’, a collaborative project bringing together artists and producers.
“A Month Of Sundays started as soon as lockdown began,” he explains. “Every producer I know brought their studio setup home and tried to work out how to keep busy. All artists touring had suddenly stopped so creating music was the only thing we had. The idea came from Hamish Harris who is my friend and manager at September. He was suggesting using the unique time to collaborate on Instagram - sending ideas to other producers and artists with the hashtag #PassItOnProject. Quickly ideas, beats & song nucleus’s were being formed at different levels & stages in peoples bedrooms.
“It started out with completely random records - from ballad ideas, to drill instrumentals. Some formed quickly, some fell away. Some had 4 or 5 producers, some 1 or 2. The best thing about it was there were no rules, no campaign. Just the most free and expressive we could be in a time we felt most trapped. Pass it On (A Month Of Sundays) built momentum and snowballed. Having so many labels and artists trying to get involved was great to see.”
Revealing a series of AA-side singles over the next few months, and with the full ‘A Month Of Sundays: Volume 1’ set for release on 3rd September via Transgressive Records, today he’s unveiling the first two collabs.
With Jessie Ware and James Vincent McMorrow joining forces for ‘Lost In LA’, and South African group The Joy sharing ‘Nginothando Lwakhe’, Jessie says, “It’s an absolute dream to be involved in such an exciting, collaborative project. Not only did I get to work with one of my great friends again, I got to sing with one of my favourite voices, James Vincent Mcmorrow. The other collaborations on this project show just how instinctive and brilliant Two Inch Punch is, it’s been a total pleasure”
Two Inch Punch adds, “‘Lost In LA’ & ‘Nginothando Lwakhe’ are so important to me, and encapsulate the time and process of the making of this record but also couldn’t be more different. ‘Nginothando Lwakhe’ is a pure acapella song from the township in Durban SA, while ‘Lost in LA’ is a record, reflecting about chasing a dream in LA, while being written, recorded & produced in our bedrooms in London & Dublin. Both tracks reflect the time, having been made purely as a result of the pandemic, and I couldn’t be prouder of them.”
Check them both out below!
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