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
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

22 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Interscope-signed electro house purveyor Zedd is promoting his new album on Tinder, with those who 'swipe right'...

Rudimental announce new album
Rudimental announce new album

20 May 2015

Rudimental have announced that they will release their second album, 'We The Generation', on 18 Sep. The first single, 'Never Let You Go',...

Bullet For My Valentine announce new album and tour
Bullet For My Valentine announce new album and tour

20 May 2015

Bullet For My Valentine have announced that they will release their fifth album, 'Venom', through Sony/RCA on 14 Aug. Says frontman Matt Tuck: "It's...

CMU's One Liners: Sam Smith's vocal cords, Expedia's Festival Playlister, Let's Wrestle's farewell show, and more
CMU's One Liners: Sam Smith's vocal cords, Expedia's Festival Playlister, Let's Wrestle's farewell show, and more

20 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Massachusetts General Hospital has issued a press release to say that Sam Smith's surgery to combat the...

QT energy drink goes on sale
QT energy drink goes on sale

14 May 2015

The day has finally come. You all thought that PC Music artist QT's DrinkQT 'energy elixir' soft drink was some weird fictional gimmick....

Kwabs announces details of debut album
Kwabs announces details of debut album

14 May 2015

Kwabs has announced details of his debut album, 'Love + War', which is due for release through Warner/Atlantic on 11 Sep. In anticipation of...

CMU's One Liners: SoundCloud, Britney and Iggy, Squarepusher, and more
CMU's One Liners: SoundCloud, Britney and Iggy, Squarepusher, and more

14 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • SoundCloud has poached Facebook Ireland MD Sonia Flynn for the newly created role of VP International. "Cheering",...

New Guitar Hero game song list revealed
New Guitar Hero game song list revealed

13 May 2015

Five years since the 'Guitar Hero' videogame series was shelved, it's back (yes, just like rival 'Rock Band'). And the list of songs...

CMU's One Liners: Universal promotion, Take That and Chemical Brothers in cinemas, Efterklang opera, and more
CMU's One Liners: Universal promotion, Take That and Chemical Brothers in cinemas, Efterklang opera, and more

13 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music Group has promoted Deborah Hyacinth to the new role of SVP Digital Marketing Innovation. • If...

Prince releases protest song for Baltimore
Prince releases protest song for Baltimore

11 May 2015

Prince has released a protest song following the death in Baltimore of Freddie Gray, the man who died while in police custody last...

Tom Vek celebrates tenth anniversary of debut with gig, rerelease and guitar auction
Tom Vek celebrates tenth anniversary of debut with gig, rerelease and guitar auction

7 May 2015

Is it really ten whole years since Tom Vek's marvellous debut album 'We Have Sound'? Oh yes. And to celebrate, Vek will play the...

CMU's One Liners: Chemical Brothers single, Glastonbury headliners, AIM Awards, more
CMU's One Liners: Chemical Brothers single, Glastonbury headliners, AIM Awards, more

6 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The Chemical Brothers have only gone and unveiled their new single, 'Go', which only bloody features Q-Tip...

Britney's Cabs: Singer premiers new single in Uber cars
Britney's Cabs: Singer premiers new single in Uber cars

5 May 2015

Now, I'm not one of these people who's getting Ubers left right and centre, but I'm yet to see one with the option...

CMU's One Liners: Bon Jovi's Azoff deal, Bristol's Independent Label Market, Justin Bieber's Zoolander cameo, and so much more
CMU's One Liners: Bon Jovi's Azoff deal, Bristol's Independent Label Market, Justin Bieber's Zoolander cameo, and so much more

1 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Billboard sources say that Irving Azoff has signed a management deal with Jon Bon Jovi and also...

CMU's One Liners: New MPG board, new Corey Taylor book, new Adam Lambert, er, bideo, and other new things
CMU's One Liners: New MPG board, new Corey Taylor book, new Adam Lambert, er, bideo, and other new things

30 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The Music Producers Guild has announced a new board of executive directors, the previous bunch, led by...

CMU's One Liners: Twitter's new Head Of Music, Waka Flocka Flame wants out of record deal, Glastonbury's nitrous oxide ban, and more
CMU's One Liners: Twitter's new Head Of Music, Waka Flocka Flame wants out of record deal, Glastonbury's nitrous oxide ban, and more

29 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Twitter UK's Head Of Entertainment Partnership's Sunil Singhvi has announced (via Twitter, obviously) that he is moving...

Conor Maynard announces new single
Conor Maynard announces new single

28 April 2015

Conor Maynard will release a new Labrinth-produced single called 'Royalty' on 5 Jul. Speaking about the creation of the track, Maynard says of...

CMU's One Liners: PJ Harvey signs to AGI, Billy Corgan joins TNA, Roisin Murphy to play ABC, and more fun with acronyms (actually none)
CMU's One Liners: PJ Harvey signs to AGI, Billy Corgan joins TNA, Roisin Murphy to play ABC, and more fun with acronyms (actually none)

28 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • New York-based booking agency AGI has signed PJ Harvey for North America. The singer, currently working on...

CMU's One Liners: Apple Watch music apps, The Chemical Brothers' new album, Josh Groban coming to the UK, and more
CMU's One Liners: Apple Watch music apps, The Chemical Brothers' new album, Josh Groban coming to the UK, and more

27 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Gig listings app Bandsintown and radio app TuneIn are now available for the Apple Watch. [Insert 2000...

CMU's One Liners: Solid Steel relaunch, Kanaku Y El Tigre signing, Michael Eavis's train, more
CMU's One Liners: Solid Steel relaunch, Kanaku Y El Tigre signing, Michael Eavis's train, more

24 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music Publishing has renewed its worldwide alliance with UK publishing and production firm Metrophonic, with the...

Mac DeMarco announces another album
Mac DeMarco announces another album

23 April 2015

Troublemaker and source of many an Approved, Mac DeMarco, has announced that he will release his latest album, 'Another One', on 7 Aug...

CMU's One Liners: Lee Bannon, Crocodiles, Débruit and more
CMU's One Liners: Lee Bannon, Crocodiles, Débruit and more

23 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • 2mandydjs like healthy chicken. • Experimental producer Lee Bannon is set to release his second album for Ninja...

The Orb announce spacey new album
The Orb announce spacey new album

22 April 2015

The Orb have announced that they will release a new album, titled 'Moonbuilding 2703AD'. It will be a bit spacey. Says the duo's Alex...

CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift museum exhibit extended, Rihanna arrives appropriately late for weed smoking celebration, Killer Mike posts wrestling video, and further adventures
CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift museum exhibit extended, Rihanna arrives appropriately late for weed smoking celebration, Killer Mike posts wrestling video, and further adventures

22 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you were worried that you were running out of time to catch the 'Taylor Swift Experience'...

CMU's One Liners: Will Young video, Hozier charity show, Ludovico Einaudi album and more
CMU's One Liners: Will Young video, Hozier charity show, Ludovico Einaudi album and more

21 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Norwegian metal band Shining have signed a new worldwide record deal with Spinefarm to release their seventh...

CMU's One Liners: Viv Albertine, The Prodigy, Arca and more
CMU's One Liners: Viv Albertine, The Prodigy, Arca and more

20 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Viv Albertine is to publish a sequel to her acclaimed autobiography 'Clothes Clothes Clothes, Music Music Music,...

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....

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