Indie label Steak Club launches with Krill album
Indie label Steak Club launches with Krill album

17 September 2014

Joe Parry from Division Promotions and Simon Morley, owner of the Blood & Biscuits label, have announced the launch of a new record...

Lapalux releases three-phase Brainfeeder single
Lapalux releases three-phase Brainfeeder single

17 September 2014

Ya boy Lapalux, real identity Stuart Howard, has reappeared on FlyLo's Ninja Tune sub-label Brainfeeder with a seven minute long track. Titled 'Movement...

CMU's One Liners: Frank Ocean, Aphex Twin, MTV EMAs and more
CMU's One Liners: Frank Ocean, Aphex Twin, MTV EMAs and more

17 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • It's transpired that Mr Frank Ocean signed a management deal with Calvin Harris/Deadmau5's reps Three Six...

Majors still pushing for Friday global release day, but more opposing voices heard
Majors still pushing for Friday global release day, but more opposing voices heard

16 September 2014

Isn't it nice to have consensus in the music industry for once? Yes, it seems everyone agrees that the record industry worldwide should...

Tindersticks to release World War One soundscapes
Tindersticks to release World War One soundscapes

16 September 2014

Tindersticks have announced that they are to release a collection of soundscapes recorded for the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres, Belgium. Originally...

Run The Jewels release free track, set live dates and speak on new LP
Run The Jewels release free track, set live dates and speak on new LP

16 September 2014

Hip hop unit Run The Jewels, aka rapper Killer Mike and producer El-P, have released a free new track as part of Adult...

CMU's One Liners: Screenburn, SuBo, Bey-Z, Lana Del Rey, and more
CMU's One Liners: Screenburn, SuBo, Bey-Z, Lana Del Rey, and more

16 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has teamed with London-based 'white label app' and online content provider Screenburn Media in a...

CMU's One Liners: Odd Future, Wretch 32, The Vamps and more
CMU's One Liners: Odd Future, Wretch 32, The Vamps and more

15 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Last Friday, Odd Future switched on their own ad-free radio station which they'll be manning 24/7...

Arca trails first LP with single
Arca trails first LP with single

12 September 2014

The man, the myth, the releaser-of-avant-garde-audio-and-visual-hybrids Arca, real name Alejandro Ghersi (it's Venezualan), has invited fans into the 'realm' of his very first...

Bowie writes liner notes to 'definitive' new Kinks collection
Bowie writes liner notes to 'definitive' new Kinks collection

12 September 2014

Everyone loves The Kinks, don't they? Yes, yes they do, which is why EVERYone will be pleased to hear that Sony nostalgia division...

Universal reportedly placating retailers with promise of extra U2 tracks
Universal reportedly placating retailers with promise of extra U2 tracks

11 September 2014

So, is U2 giving away their new album 'Songs Of Innocence' to 500 million iTunes account holders worldwide (well, those who don't angrily...

CMU's One Liners: Nicki Minaj, Cat Power, Swans, Holly Herndon and Evian Christ
CMU's One Liners: Nicki Minaj, Cat Power, Swans, Holly Herndon and Evian Christ

11 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today… • Ya girl Nicki Minaj has revealed the release date for her 'Anaconda'-carrying third LP, 'The Pinkprint', and...

Apple's launches: A watch, a bigger phone, and some free U2
Apple's launches: A watch, a bigger phone, and some free U2

10 September 2014

"I was so hoping for something more" said one Apple follower. "Great, just what the world needs" remarked another, as the tech giant...

David Bowie releasing hits compilation with new single attached
David Bowie releasing hits compilation with new single attached

10 September 2014

In 'great ways to waste nearly eight minutes of your short life' news, David 'Dave' Bowie has confirmed he'll release a really long...

Keith Richards solo LP arriving in 2015, maybe
Keith Richards solo LP arriving in 2015, maybe

10 September 2014

Original don and walking talking anti-anti-wrinkle-cream-ad Keith Richards has revealed that he's made a new solo LP, his first in oh, only like...

Like Swimming showcase debut long player at DigSin event
Like Swimming showcase debut long player at DigSin event

10 September 2014

Swedish three piece Like Swimming released their debut album 'Structures' on Monday via their alliance with American digital-focused label DigSin. They showcased the affair...

CMU's One Liners: BASCA badges, Sound Women, Paul McCartney, Tālā, Daft Punk and more
CMU's One Liners: BASCA badges, Sound Women, Paul McCartney, Tālā, Daft Punk and more

10 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers And Authors has announced it will present this year's Gold...

One Direction detail by-the-numbers new LP
One Direction detail by-the-numbers new LP

9 September 2014

'Lizard Princess K-Middy pregnant again' news aside, yesterday's main headline was this: that pop's littlest scumbags One Direction have spawned a new LP....

Korn talk 'dirty' forthcoming LP
Korn talk 'dirty' forthcoming LP

9 September 2014

Korn have got stuck into making a follow-on to 2013's 'The Paradigm Shift' LP, that being the band's first in a while to...

These New Puritans releasing Expanded live LP
These New Puritans releasing Expanded live LP

9 September 2014

These New Puritans will release 'Expanded', a live LP taped at a show they played at the Barbican in London back in April,...

CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Warner Bros, Sam Smith, Foo Fighters, and more
CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Warner Bros, Sam Smith, Foo Fighters, and more

9 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sony/ATV has added human man Max Paproth to its Pan-European A&R team. A Senior Manager A&R &...

CMU's One Liners: Britney Spears, The Veronicas, Willow Smith and more
CMU's One Liners: Britney Spears, The Veronicas, Willow Smith and more

8 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • thehub will host a 'one dayer' as part of its Joining The Dots initiative this Friday at...

Aphex Twin unveils first track from new album
Aphex Twin unveils first track from new album

5 September 2014

The first track from Aphex Twin's new 'Syro' album is now on the internet. Like, right on it. Explains the press release:"Heard for the...

Flying Lotus premieres new Kendrick Lamar featuring single
Flying Lotus premieres new Kendrick Lamar featuring single

5 September 2014

Flying Lotus has premiered new track, 'Never Catch Me', which features rapper Kendrick Lamar, the first single from his forthcoming album 'You're Dead!' As...

Iceage have a Love-ly new album
Iceage have a Love-ly new album

5 September 2014

Unclassifiable Danish band Iceage have fired off a batch of info on their latest LP, starting with its title, 'Plowing Into The Field...

CMU's One Liners: Glastonbury, Vevo, One Direction and more
CMU's One Liners: Glastonbury, Vevo, One Direction and more

5 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Glastonbury Festival 2015 ticket registration - ie ensuring you are eligible to try to buy a ticket...

CMU's One Liners: Jessie Ware, Prince, Fat White Family and more
CMU's One Liners: Jessie Ware, Prince, Fat White Family and more

3 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Jessie Ware has released a live video for her upcoming single 'Want Your Feeling', a single taken...

CMU's One Liners: MPG Awards, Top 100 DJ Poll, Cassette Store Day and more
CMU's One Liners: MPG Awards, Top 100 DJ Poll, Cassette Store Day and more

2 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Nominations are open for the 2015 Music Producers Guild Awards. Put forward your top studio folk...

Faber to publish Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' notebooks
Faber to publish Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' notebooks

1 September 2014

Faber & Faber has announced that it will publish a new collection of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis's lyrics and previously unpublished notebooks,...

CMU's One Liners: Murray Chalmers PR, Big Mouth Publicity, Aphex Twin and more
CMU's One Liners: Murray Chalmers PR, Big Mouth Publicity, Aphex Twin and more

1 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sarah Henderson has been promoted to the role of General Manager at Murray Chalmers PR, according to...

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