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CMU’s One Liners: Hey, people have noticed that ‘singles’ (ie single track record releases) and ‘singles’ (ie unattached human beings) sound similar and so now Tinder is a promotional platform for music. And some other stuff

By and | Published on Friday 22 May 2015

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Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Interscope-signed electro house purveyor Zedd is promoting his new album on Tinder, with those who ‘swipe right’ on his face being offered the chance to buy his new record at half the price it costs on iTunes. Jason Derulo promoted a new video via the dating app earlier this year, which suggests this is going to become ‘a thing’. Oh joy.

• Look, here’s the video for ‘Hey Mama’ by David Guetta, which features Nicki Minaj and Afrojack.

• Little Mix will release their new single, ‘Black Magic’, on 10 Jul. It’s a fine piece of work, have a listen here.

• Drenge have released the video for new single, ‘Running Wild’. Watch here.

• Tame Impala have released the video for new single ‘Cause I’m A Man’, taken from their new album ‘Currently’, which is released on 17 Jul. Watch here.

• I would say that listening to ‘Wyoming’ by Heather Woods Broderick is a good idea. Here’s the video.

• Prinzhorn Dance School have announced that they will release their third album, ‘Home Economics’, on 8 Jun. They’ll also be touring, including a show at St Pancras Old Church in London on 12 Jun.

• Asian Dub Foundation will perform a new live score to George Lucas’s debut film ‘THX’ at the Barbican on 19 Jun. The band’s new album, ‘More Signal More Noise’, is out on 10 Jun.

• Canadian showcase festival Indie Music Week’s roving European edition will take place in Manchester 28-31 May. More info here.



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