CMU's One Liners: Snoop Dogg's weed investment, Louis and Liam's songwriting japes, Chris Hadfield's space album, and more
CMU's One Liners: Snoop Dogg's weed investment, Louis and Liam's songwriting japes, Chris Hadfield's space album, and more

16 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Snoop Dogg has invested in a marijuana delivery service, because of course he has. • Liam Payne and...

CMU's One Liners: MoZella re-signs with Sony/ATV, US Girls sign to 4AD, some Drake stuff, and more
CMU's One Liners: MoZella re-signs with Sony/ATV, US Girls sign to 4AD, some Drake stuff, and more

15 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sony/ATV has extended its publishing deal with MoZella, who has written songs for artists like Miley Cyrus,...

Mariah Carey signs to Sony/Epic ahead of Vegas residency
Mariah Carey signs to Sony/Epic ahead of Vegas residency

14 April 2015

Following her latest change of management last week, Mariah Carey has announced that she has signed a new record deal with Epic Records...

CMU's One Liners: Red Deer Club is ten, Miley Cyrus is in the studio, Jamie T is playing a one-off charity show, and more things that are
CMU's One Liners: Red Deer Club is ten, Miley Cyrus is in the studio, Jamie T is playing a one-off charity show, and more things that are

14 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • ATP Recordings has signed Grimm Grimm to release his debut album, 'Hazy Eyes Maybe', on 29 Jun....

CMU's One Liners: Mumford & Sons, The National, Ryn Weaver, and more
CMU's One Liners: Mumford & Sons, The National, Ryn Weaver, and more

13 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Ryn Weaver will release her debut album, 'The Fool', on 7 Aug. She'll also play a UK...

Dave Grohl discusses Record Store Day release of early Foo Fighters demos
Dave Grohl discusses Record Store Day release of early Foo Fighters demos

10 April 2015

When you're the official ambassador for Record Store Day, you can't just sit around doing nothing. True, that does seem to be a...

CMU's One Liners: A streaming service called Milk, and non-milk related news
CMU's One Liners: A streaming service called Milk, and non-milk related news

8 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Tim Kelly, who previously worked for indies like One Little Indian and Rough Trade in the UK,...

CMU's One Liners: Kurt Cobain documentary clip, NWA movie trailer, yet more from Blur, and still more besides
CMU's One Liners: Kurt Cobain documentary clip, NWA movie trailer, yet more from Blur, and still more besides

2 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The Guardian has another clip of Kurt Cobain documentary 'Montage Of Heck'. Have a look. • NWA film...

EddyTM reveals details of tinnitus awareness compilation
EddyTM reveals details of tinnitus awareness compilation

1 April 2015

Eddy Temple-Morris has revealed details of a compilation being put together to raise awareness for the British Tinnitus Association and the need for...

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks announce album, FFS
Franz Ferdinand and Sparks announce album, FFS

1 April 2015

Five years ago, we ran an April Fools Day story in which we claimed that EMI was merging bands in a bid to...

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis to release new film soundtrack
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis to release new film soundtrack

1 April 2015

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, as they so often do, have recorded a film soundtrack together. This one is for David Olehoffen's 'Loin...

The Maccabees have made a 70 minute video in which nothing happens, like they're French or something
The Maccabees have made a 70 minute video in which nothing happens, like they're French or something

1 April 2015

The Maccabees have announced a short UK tour, which will see them play four dates around the UK next month. Announcing tour dates...

CMU's One Liners: Azealia Banks video, Jaga Jazzist album, Refused tour, and more
CMU's One Liners: Azealia Banks video, Jaga Jazzist album, Refused tour, and more

1 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Azealia Banks has released a video for 'Ice Princess', taken from her debut album, 'Broke With Expensive...

CMU's One Liners: Spotify on your PlayStation, Brandon Flowers on your YouTube, Doldrums in your town, and more
CMU's One Liners: Spotify on your PlayStation, Brandon Flowers on your YouTube, Doldrums in your town, and more

31 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Hey, there, slow down with your Tidal wave of nonsense, you do realise that Spotify arrived on...

CMU's One Liners: Global release day set, Jamie XX album release day set, Alex Burley brewery gig day set, and other dates for your diary
CMU's One Liners: Global release day set, Jamie XX album release day set, Alex Burley brewery gig day set, and other dates for your diary

30 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Record labels worldwide will switch to releasing new music on Fridays from 10 Jul, the IFPI has...

Rihanna releases new single
Rihanna releases new single

27 March 2015

Rihanna recently told MTV that she was working on an album that "felt real, that felt soulful, that felt forever". "I wanted songs that...

Run The Jewels video comments on
Run The Jewels video comments on "purgatory-like law enforcement system"

27 March 2015

Run The Jewels have put out the video for 'Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)', featuring Rage Against The Machine's Zach De...

CMU's One Liners: Kanye out of CAA, new board in at ASCAP, Trent still inputting at iBeats, and other glorious moments of news
CMU's One Liners: Kanye out of CAA, new board in at ASCAP, Trent still inputting at iBeats, and other glorious moments of news

27 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Kanye West has left booking agency CAA for UTA, Billboard has confirmed. "The decision to change agencies...

CMU's One Liners: Proper aligns with Redeye, David Guetta lyric video, QT music video, and more
CMU's One Liners: Proper aligns with Redeye, David Guetta lyric video, QT music video, and more

26 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Proper Music Distribution has signed deal with US distributor Redeye to distribute the latter's label partners -...

CMU's One Liners: Tidal countdown, Bloc Party a bassist down, Stewart Lee gets down, and more
CMU's One Liners: Tidal countdown, Bloc Party a bassist down, Stewart Lee gets down, and more

25 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you were wondering what that countdown on the Tidal website is all about, and I'm sure...

Diplo announces new Major Lazer album
Diplo announces new Major Lazer album

24 March 2015

Diplo has announced a new Major Lazer album, 'Peace Is The Mission', which is set for release on 1 Jun through his own...

CMU's One Liners: Florence And The Machine, Sufjan Stevens, Nneka and more
CMU's One Liners: Florence And The Machine, Sufjan Stevens, Nneka and more

24 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Well, there's a new FloMac video. It's apparently "chapter 2 of the 'How Big How Blue How...

CMU's One Liners: Holy Roar subscriptions, Frankie Knuckles tributes, Brandon Flowers trailers, and more
CMU's One Liners: Holy Roar subscriptions, Frankie Knuckles tributes, Brandon Flowers trailers, and more

23 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Holy Roar Records has launched not one but two label subscriptions for folks who find themselves enjoying...

CMU's One Liners: Pharrell, Johnny Borrell, Laura Moody, Bjork, more
CMU's One Liners: Pharrell, Johnny Borrell, Laura Moody, Bjork, more

20 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Pharrell Williams will today turn the Empire State Building yellow at 2pm New York time to help...

CMU's One Liners: Adele has sold a lot of albums, Years & Years have announced their album, and Frank Carter is probably making an album, plus, you know, other stuff
CMU's One Liners: Adele has sold a lot of albums, Years & Years have announced their album, and Frank Carter is probably making an album, plus, you know, other stuff

19 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Adele's '21' is the best-selling album of the millennium so far, according to the Official Charts Company....

CMU's One Liners: Cameron Strang coming to Canada, Jessie J leaving Australia, Earl Sweatshirt staying right where he is, and other pop scheduling information
CMU's One Liners: Cameron Strang coming to Canada, Jessie J leaving Australia, Earl Sweatshirt staying right where he is, and other pop scheduling information

18 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Canadian Music Week has announced that big man at Warner Music, Cameron Strang, will give a keynote...

Proto-punk band Death to release new album
Proto-punk band Death to release new album

17 March 2015

Proto-punk band Death are set to release a new album, 'NEW', on 21 Apr though Drag City. The record is their first LP...

CMU's One Liners: Mondia Mix, Courtney Barnett, The Vaccines, more
CMU's One Liners: Mondia Mix, Courtney Barnett, The Vaccines, more

17 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music is shopping a subscription-based music app to mobile firms wanting to offer some tunes to...

Indies release 'anti-Record Store Day' record
Indies release 'anti-Record Store Day' record

16 March 2015

With Record Store Day zooming into view, just there, on that horizon we all know and love, it's surely time for some detractors...

CMU's One Liners: Kendrick Lamar's early album release, Kanye West's uncensored BRITs performance, Paulo Nutini for Eden, and a whole load more
CMU's One Liners: Kendrick Lamar's early album release, Kanye West's uncensored BRITs performance, Paulo Nutini for Eden, and a whole load more

16 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you've ever wondered what Kanye West's BRIT Awards performance would have sounded like had ITV not...

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