The Osbournes' TV reunion cancelled
The Osbournes' TV reunion cancelled

28 April 2015

Plans for a new mini-series of 'The Osbournes' on VH1 have been scrapped, an exec for the TV channel has revealed. As previously reported,...

Conor Maynard announces new single
Conor Maynard announces new single

28 April 2015

Conor Maynard will release a new Labrinth-produced single called 'Royalty' on 5 Jul. Speaking about the creation of the track, Maynard says of...

CMU's One Liners: PJ Harvey signs to AGI, Billy Corgan joins TNA, Roisin Murphy to play ABC, and more fun with acronyms (actually none)
CMU's One Liners: PJ Harvey signs to AGI, Billy Corgan joins TNA, Roisin Murphy to play ABC, and more fun with acronyms (actually none)

28 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • New York-based booking agency AGI has signed PJ Harvey for North America. The singer, currently working on...

Morrissey: Crowdfunding is
Morrissey: Crowdfunding is "desperate and insulting"

28 April 2015

Last year Morrissey put out a new album, 'World Peace Is None Of Your Business'. But then he fell out with Universal/Capitol's Harvest...

Justin Bieber settles lawsuit with paparazzo
Justin Bieber settles lawsuit with paparazzo

27 April 2015

Because Justin Bieber is such a super super nice guy now, he has agreed to a settlement with a photographer who claimed to...

Winehouse family condemn Amy documentary
Winehouse family condemn Amy documentary

27 April 2015

Amy Winehouse's family have issued a statement distancing themselves from an upcoming documentary on the singer, 'Amy', accusing it of being "misleading" and...

Mumford & Sons warn fans not to bring phones to pre-album launch gig
Mumford & Sons warn fans not to bring phones to pre-album launch gig

27 April 2015

Mumford & Sons will play a special one-off show at the Dome in Brighton tonight, ahead of the release of their new album...

CMU's One Liners: Apple Watch music apps, The Chemical Brothers' new album, Josh Groban coming to the UK, and more
CMU's One Liners: Apple Watch music apps, The Chemical Brothers' new album, Josh Groban coming to the UK, and more

27 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Gig listings app Bandsintown and radio app TuneIn are now available for the Apple Watch. [Insert 2000...

Stephen Hawking consoles One Direction fans
Stephen Hawking consoles One Direction fans

27 April 2015

If you're still upset about Zayn Malik leaving One Direction, you shouldn't be. Partly because the whole group will split soon, so it's...

Alabama Shakes announce UK shows
Alabama Shakes announce UK shows

24 April 2015

Popular historical re-enactment group Alabama Shakes have announced that they will be playing some of their music that sounds like it comes from...

CMU's One Liners: Solid Steel relaunch, Kanaku Y El Tigre signing, Michael Eavis's train, more
CMU's One Liners: Solid Steel relaunch, Kanaku Y El Tigre signing, Michael Eavis's train, more

24 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music Publishing has renewed its worldwide alliance with UK publishing and production firm Metrophonic, with the...

CMU Beef Of The Week #251: Leona Lewis v Syco
CMU Beef Of The Week #251: Leona Lewis v Syco

24 April 2015

Whenever Leona Lewis does anything these days, people keep rushing around to point out how it sounds like she's saying her split from...

Pariso to split
Pariso to split

23 April 2015

Hardcore band Pariso have announced that they are to split after one final release and a farewell show. In a statement yesterday, the...

Mac DeMarco announces another album
Mac DeMarco announces another album

23 April 2015

Troublemaker and source of many an Approved, Mac DeMarco, has announced that he will release his latest album, 'Another One', on 7 Aug...

Holly Herndon announces London show
Holly Herndon announces London show

23 April 2015

Electronic musician Holly Herndon is going to play a show at XOYO in London on 10 Jun. Let's all go. All of us....

CMU's One Liners: Lee Bannon, Crocodiles, Débruit and more
CMU's One Liners: Lee Bannon, Crocodiles, Débruit and more

23 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • 2mandydjs like healthy chicken. • Experimental producer Lee Bannon is set to release his second album for Ninja...

Coldchip to headline Glastonbury, Michael Eavis might have said
Coldchip to headline Glastonbury, Michael Eavis might have said

23 April 2015

There's still no word on who exactly the Sunday night headliner of this year's Glastonbury Festival will be, but at an event held...

The Orb announce spacey new album
The Orb announce spacey new album

22 April 2015

The Orb have announced that they will release a new album, titled 'Moonbuilding 2703AD'. It will be a bit spacey. Says the duo's Alex...

Don Letts picks favourites from the John Peel Archive
Don Letts picks favourites from the John Peel Archive

22 April 2015

The John Peel Archive has published a new collection of tracks from the late DJ's massive record collection, curated by filmmaker and DJ...

CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift museum exhibit extended, Rihanna arrives appropriately late for weed smoking celebration, Killer Mike posts wrestling video, and further adventures
CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift museum exhibit extended, Rihanna arrives appropriately late for weed smoking celebration, Killer Mike posts wrestling video, and further adventures

22 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you were worried that you were running out of time to catch the 'Taylor Swift Experience'...

AC/DC's Phil Rudd changes plea to guilty
AC/DC's Phil Rudd changes plea to guilty

21 April 2015

AC/DC's possibly ex drummer Phil Rudd has changed his plea to guilty on charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs. As previously...

Sufjan Stevens announces UK and Ireland tour dates
Sufjan Stevens announces UK and Ireland tour dates

21 April 2015

Sufjan Stevens has announced his first European tour dates for four years, including a run of shows in the UK and Ireland, in...

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to launch record label
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to launch record label

21 April 2015

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson is to launch his own record label as an imprint of Syco. Speaking to The Sun, Tomlinson said: "It's absolutely...

Twin Shadow to undergo reconstructive hand surgery after tour bus crash
Twin Shadow to undergo reconstructive hand surgery after tour bus crash

21 April 2015

George Lewis Jr, aka Twin Shadow, is to undergo reconstructive surgery on his hand this week, after he, his band and crew were...

Amanda Palmer announces UK shows
Amanda Palmer announces UK shows

21 April 2015

Amanda Palmer has announced four UK live appearances in May and June in support of her book 'The Art Of Asking'. The shows...

CMU's One Liners: Will Young video, Hozier charity show, Ludovico Einaudi album and more
CMU's One Liners: Will Young video, Hozier charity show, Ludovico Einaudi album and more

21 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Norwegian metal band Shining have signed a new worldwide record deal with Spinefarm to release their seventh...

Alex James is definitely not friends with David Cameron
Alex James is definitely not friends with David Cameron

21 April 2015

Alex James is not mates with David Cameron, so you should probably stop telling everyone that he is. Just because they're neighbours and...

Lady Gaga launches study into mental health of US high school students
Lady Gaga launches study into mental health of US high school students

20 April 2015

Lady Gaga has launched a new project aimed at promoting better mental health for US high school students. The scheme, called The Emotional...

Ariel Pink announces tour dates
Ariel Pink announces tour dates

20 April 2015

Ariel Pink has announced some UK tour dates that I thought you might be interested in hearing about. I hope you are. If...

CMU's One Liners: Viv Albertine, The Prodigy, Arca and more
CMU's One Liners: Viv Albertine, The Prodigy, Arca and more

20 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Viv Albertine is to publish a sequel to her acclaimed autobiography 'Clothes Clothes Clothes, Music Music Music,...

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