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One Liners: Partisan Records, Girls I Rate, The Cribs, more

By and | Published on Wednesday 14 June 2017

Zena White

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• US-based Partisan Records has hired Zena White as MD. She will head up both Partisan and its sister company Knitting Factory Records, reporting into founder Tim Putnam. Initially based in the firm’s London office, White will re-locate to New York later this year.

• The Girls I Rate initiative, a movement to support and champion women working in the arts founded by songwriter Marie Williams, will hold a fund-raising Summer Soiree at London’s Temple Pier on 21 Jun with Emeli Sande, Lily Allen and Wiley among those set to be in attendance.

• The Cribs have put out a new song, ‘In Your Palace’. So now you know.

• Who else is back? The Horrors are back, that’s who. Here’s their new song that they wrote called ‘Machine’.

• Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante will release his second acid house album under the name Trickfinger, ‘Trickfinger II’, on 8 Sep.

• Toro Y Moi will release new album ‘Boo Boo’ on 7 Jul. Here’s first single ‘Girl Like You’.

• 6lack has released a new single out of the blue, ‘That Far’.

• Daphni, aka Caribou, will play the launch party of his ‘Fabriclive’ compilation at Fabric on 21 Jul. From the record, which is out the same day, this is ‘Tin’.

• Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy will play a one-off show at Union Chapel in London on 27 Jul.

• Pom Poko have announced a three night tour of London, play the Sebright Arms, Thousand Island and The Old Blue Last on 19-21 Sep.



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