CMU’s One Liners: Ole, The Grammys, Bonobo, more
By Andy Malt and Chris Cooke | Published on Wednesday 11 January 2017
Other notable announcements and developments today…
• Acquisitive Canadian music rights firm Ole has bought Nashville-based music publisher Red Vinyl Music. The deal includes a catalogue of nearly 3000 songs including work by the likes of Chris Janson, Mark Irwin, and Pavel Dovgalyuk.
• Billboard reckons Rihanna, Bruno Mars and The Weeknd have all been “discussed or approached” for the Prince tribute at next month’s Grammy Awards.
• Bonobo has released new track ‘No Reason’, featuring Nick Murphy (formerly known as Chet Faker).
• Minor Victories have released a rework of ‘Scattered Ashes’ from their upcoming ‘Orchestral Variations’ album.
• Menace Beach have shared a new track, ‘Suck It Out’. Their new album, ‘Lemon Memory’, is out on 20 Jan.
• Rebekka Karijord has released the video for new single ‘Home’. Her new album, ‘Mother Tongue’, is out on 27 Jan.
• LANY have announced a handful of UK shows in March, playing Birmingham, Manchester and finishing up at London’s Koko.
• Jess Williamson has announced that she will be touring the UK next month, including a show at London’s Servant Jazz Quarters on 13 Feb.