Malibu-based singer/songwriter/producer Cisco Adler is set to digitally release his second EP, Mahalo,featuring six summer jams, on July 16 through his indie label, Bananabeat Records.

"Mahalo is a thank you to everyone for supporting me on this journey I have been on," explains Adler. "I finally feel like I am honing in on the sound with every project, and this is a perfect example of where I am in my life at the moment."

Produced and engineered by Adler, the Mahalo EP is an extension of his solo debut album, Aloha, released last year, featuring his signature summer sound that blends pop, rock, reggae, and hip-hop with a laid-back summer – and post-summer afterglow - island vibe. Available as an addition to the new EP is a 19-page lyric book featuring Adler's original art, inspired by the songs on the Aloha, and lyrics for each Mahalo EP track, which is available through the label store at "I am always looking for different ways to present the art form," says Adler. "When you read the lyrics you get a little closer to the nucleus of the thought."

The six tracks easily flow into one another by keeping things straightforward with lead track "Love You I Do," which Adler describes as being about "the little things in life and expressing your love for someone in simplest terms." Up next is summer party song "Head Ringin' Like A Telephone," which Adler previewed early through his social media sites receiving over 300,000 streams. "Shangri La" explains how "a woman is a treasure" and that "love is the most powerful drug and you can spend a lifetime seeking it out," while he describes "Free Tree" as "a protest song," while "Motorbike," featuring Reeves from Aer, is about "a girl making you crazy and the things that run through your mind all day when you catch a love buzz." Last is love anthem "There For You," featuring Huey Mack, in which Adler sings, "no matter what, I will always be there," a dedication to his wife and son on the way.

Since the release of Aloha, Adler hit the road for over 40 dates as main support for Iration and The Expendibles, a short Northeast support run with Aer, and a co-headline run with Mod Sun. He also dropped a six-song EP with Tayyib Ali called One Way, with the first two singles producing over 1 million plays to date, released a remix of "Classic," from his recent solo album, Aloha, featuring none other than Boston hip-hop impresario Sammy Adams, and most recently produced Huey Mack's new EP.

Mahalo EP track listing:

1. Love You I Do
2. Head Ringin' Like A Telephone
3. Shangri La
4. Motorbike (feat. Reeves of Aer)
5. Free Tree
6. There For You (feat. Huey Mack)

Maui, Hawaii, and Malibu, California-bred artist/producer/entrepreneur Cisco Adler first caught the public's attention in 2006 as the frontman for rock band Whitestarr, known for its wild live shows and legendary after parties. After Whitestarr disbanded in 2007, Adler began a partnership with hip-hop artist Shwayze. Their collaboration, produced and written by Adler, on Shwayze's 2008 self-titled debut album hit the Top 10 on Billboard's Album Charts, while the 2009 follow-up, Let It Beat, hit No. 3 on Billboard's Top Rap Albums chart, securing Adler's position as a hip-hop/pop producer to be reckoned with. After years of producing and writing hit songs, and singing his signature hooks for the likes of Shwayze, Mike Posner, Mickey Avalon, Yelawolf, Wiz Khalifa, G. Love, Unwritten Law, Lil Jon, and Mod Sun, Cisco Adler dropped his first solo album, Aloha, in late October 2012 on his Malibu-based indie label, Bananabeat Records. The album was produced and engineered by Adler and mixed by Shane Stoner. It followed the July digital-only release of his six-song summer EP of the same name. The EP was one of iTunes' Top 10 Pop Albums. Track highlights include "You're A Fool," featuring G. Love (of G. Love & The Special Sauce), "Boom Boom Boom," featuring reggae legend Don Carlos and G-Eazy, "California in the Winter," co-produced by Jim Jonsin (Beyoncé, Kanye West, Lil Wayne), "Tha Good Life," and laid-back pop single "Classic."

Stay tuned, literally, for more information on Cisco Adler. For a head start to new music news, artist updates and tour dates, listen to Adler's new, weekly Bananabeat Radio show with Skee247 every Sunday from 12-1pm PST .
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