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CMU's One Liners: Stylo G, Syron, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, and more

7 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Stylo G has a new single coming out featuring guest vocals from Gyptian. It's called 'My Number...

Libertines confirm new 'Anthems', Pledge selling big fat box set
Libertines confirm new 'Anthems', Pledge selling big fat box set

3 July 2015

So those pesky Libertines, having signed to Virgin EMI late last year and promised us a brand new album, this week confirmed that...

!K7 celebrates DJ Kicks landmark with DJ top trumps game
!K7 celebrates DJ Kicks landmark with DJ top trumps game

3 July 2015

!K7 recently released the 50th edition of its seminal mix album series 'DJ-Kicks' with a mix from that there DJ Koze. Which is...

CMU's One Liners: IFF keynoter, Capitol promotions, Prince off streams and more
CMU's One Liners: IFF keynoter, Capitol promotions, Prince off streams and more

2 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Organisers of the International Festival Forum - the new event from the people behind ILMC - have...

CMU's One Liners: ASCAP and Universal promotions, Independent Label Market rarities, and some new tracks
CMU's One Liners: ASCAP and Universal promotions, Independent Label Market rarities, and some new tracks

1 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • US collecting society ASCAP has promoted Lauren Iossa to the job of Exec VP Chief Marketing &...

Folk and roots community collaborate on protest song collection
Folk and roots community collaborate on protest song collection

30 June 2015

Sixteen folk and roots artists have contributed tracks to a new compilation of contemporary protest songs inspired by the recent General Election. Well,...

CMU's One Liners: Apple Music gubbins, Mogwai rarities, Tom Morello workings and more
CMU's One Liners: Apple Music gubbins, Mogwai rarities, Tom Morello workings and more

25 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Pharrell Williams will seemingly be the first pop man to have an exclusive track streaming out of...

John Grant announces new album, tour dates
John Grant announces new album, tour dates

24 June 2015

John Grant has announced that he will release his third solo album, 'Grey Tickles, Black Pressure', through Bella Union on 2 Oct. "I do...

CMU's One Liners: Queen launch lager, Miguel UK tour, new New Order album, and more
CMU's One Liners: Queen launch lager, Miguel UK tour, new New Order album, and more

24 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Queen have their own lager now. Just thought you'd like to know. It's called Queen Bohemian Lager...

CMU's One Liners: New Janet Jackson, Zun Zun Egui split, Annie Nightingale compilation, and more
CMU's One Liners: New Janet Jackson, Zun Zun Egui split, Annie Nightingale compilation, and more

23 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Approved earlier this year, Zun Zun Egui have announced that they are splitting up. "After seven amazing...

Kim Gordon's ballet score to be released
Kim Gordon's ballet score to be released

22 June 2015

One time Sonic Youther Kim Gordon is giving the music she wrote for a ballet piece last year a limited vinyl release. 'Inversions:...

CMU's One Liners: Sony Music UK appoints VP Digital Business, Spotify PlayStation stats, Amy Schumer to support Madonna, and more
CMU's One Liners: Sony Music UK appoints VP Digital Business, Spotify PlayStation stats, Amy Schumer to support Madonna, and more

19 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Dorothy Hui has been appointed VP Digital Business at Sony Music UK, joining from Roc Nation. "Welcome",...

CMU's One Liners: Spotify appoints new CFO, Madonna video goes live (ish), Simon Cowell to receive award, and more
CMU's One Liners: Spotify appoints new CFO, Madonna video goes live (ish), Simon Cowell to receive award, and more

18 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Spotify has announced former Netflix exec Barry McCarthy as its new CFO. He will step down from...

CMU's One Liners: Rob Wiesenthal leaves Warner Music, Blanck Mass scores a film, Zayn Malik covers a rapper, and more
CMU's One Liners: Rob Wiesenthal leaves Warner Music, Blanck Mass scores a film, Zayn Malik covers a rapper, and more

17 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... Warner Music Group COO Rob Wiesenthal is leaving the major - and the music industry - to focus...

Scroobius Pip, Kindness and more to work on British Red Cross refugee album
Scroobius Pip, Kindness and more to work on British Red Cross refugee album

16 June 2015

The British Red Cross has announced the release of a new album which will feature songs written by musicians including Scroobius Pip, Kindness...

CMU's One Liners: Spotify's Taste Rewind, new Beck, Duran Duran with Janelle Monáe, and more
CMU's One Liners: Spotify's Taste Rewind, new Beck, Duran Duran with Janelle Monáe, and more

16 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Spotify's launched this thing called Taste Rewind, which will create playlists of music from different decades based...

Annie Mac releases mix for Kids Company
Annie Mac releases mix for Kids Company

15 June 2015

Annie Mac has released a new mix in aid of the Kids Company charity, featuring Four Tet, Julio Bachmore, Kindness, Shura and more. Discussing...

CMU's One Liners: HMV selling CDs, CAA selling Beyonce, Warner getting in on the War On Drugs, and more
CMU's One Liners: HMV selling CDs, CAA selling Beyonce, Warner getting in on the War On Drugs, and more

12 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Following the news last month that HMV was returning to mail-order CD selling, the all-new HMV store...

CMU's One Liners: New Lambchop side-project, Paul McCartney gets a tulip, and more
CMU's One Liners: New Lambchop side-project, Paul McCartney gets a tulip, and more

11 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Kurt Wagner, Scott Martin and Ryan Norris of Lampchop have announced a new electronic project called Hecta....

Pop Tarts pop news
Pop Tarts pop news

11 June 2015

Jessie J, Rixton and Jhene Aiko have just put out a record together. They made it for Pop Tarts. They recorded it in...

CMU's One Liners: New Lamb Of God, new Health, two Chance The Rapper shows, and more
CMU's One Liners: New Lamb Of God, new Health, two Chance The Rapper shows, and more

10 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Lamb Of God have released a new track, '512', from their new album, 'VII: Sturm Und Drang',...

CMU's One Liners: Relentless studio, rebellious credits cards, reunited Corrs, and more
CMU's One Liners: Relentless studio, rebellious credits cards, reunited Corrs, and more

9 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Relentless Energy Drink has announced it is opening a new recording studio on London's Denmark Street as...

CMU's One Liners: Post-Midem bike ride, new appointments at Crown Talent and Insieme, and more
CMU's One Liners: Post-Midem bike ride, new appointments at Crown Talent and Insieme, and more

8 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Hey all you slackers moseying on back from the Midem festivities via train, plane or automobile, don't...

CMU's One Liners: Fran Nevrkla to leave PPL, Markus Wenzel promoted at Universal, Albert Hammond Jr losing touch, and more
CMU's One Liners: Fran Nevrkla to leave PPL, Markus Wenzel promoted at Universal, Albert Hammond Jr losing touch, and more

4 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Fran Nevrkla will step down as Chairman of the UK record industry's collecting society PPL at the...

CMU's One Liners: The Stones and Clapton, Krept & Conan, BEAK> and <KEAB, and more
CMU's One Liners: The Stones and Clapton, Krept & Conan, BEAK> and

3 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The Rolling Stones have put a previously unreleased version of 'Brown Sugar', featuring Eric Clapton on slide...

Girls Names announce new album
Girls Names announce new album

2 June 2015

Girls Names have announced that they will release their new album, 'Arms Around A Vision', on 2 Oct through Tough Love. "We look to...

Slayer announce UK tour
Slayer announce UK tour

2 June 2015

Slayer have announced UK tour dates in November, which will follow the release of their new album 'Repentless' on 11 Sep. Support will come...

CMU's One Liners: Universal Music Publishing signs Ariana Grande, Beirut announces new album, Enrique Iglesias undergoes reconstructive hand surgery, and more
CMU's One Liners: Universal Music Publishing signs Ariana Grande, Beirut announces new album, Enrique Iglesias undergoes reconstructive hand surgery, and more

2 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music Publishing has signed an "exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement" with that there Ariana Grande. "Testament", says...

CMU's One Liners: Korn man goes country, Owl City returns, Emilie Nicolas London show, and more
CMU's One Liners: Korn man goes country, Owl City returns, Emilie Nicolas London show, and more

1 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is working on some sort of country project. I'm sure you will all...

CMU’s One Liners: Proper hires, Tyler clarifies, Minaj fans petition, plus more stuff and things
CMU’s One Liners: Proper hires, Tyler clarifies, Minaj fans petition, plus more stuff and things

29 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Proper Music Distribution has hired Kameil Sattar, formerly with eMusic (yeah, that's still going), for the role...

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  • Court excuses some Cox customers from ongoing BMG/Round Hill legal battle
  • Live Nation confirms official “fuel and lubricant sponsors” for US venues
  • Xbox Music rebrands as Groove
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