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CMU’s One Liners: 7digital, James Blake, Mura Masa, more

By | Published on Thursday 12 May 2016


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• 7digital has appointed Philippe Decottignies as its new Chief Technology Officer, the same role he previously held at the recently acquired (by 7digital) Snowite. “Growth and development”, says Decottignies. “Great asset”, adds CEO Simon Cole.

• James Blake has put out a video for ‘I Need A Forest Fire’, featuring Bon Iver. The track is taken from Blake’s new album ‘The Colour In Anything’.

• Mura Masa has announced he’s going on tour later this year, with dates in September, October and November. He’s also launched a new documentary series about himself, the first episode of which you can watch here.

• Having dissolved Majical Cloudz earlier this year, frontman Devon Welsh has now put out a solo EP called ‘Down The Mountain’. “This is a small collection of songs that were written at different times over the last two years”, he says. It’s available on Bandcamp here.

• Members of King Of Cats, Joanna Gruesome, Towel and Keel Her has formed a new band called Garden Centre. They’ll release their debut album on 24 Jun and play some shows around then too. Here’s a song called ‘Riding’.

• Tayá has been named the winner of the One To Watch award at this year’s GIT Award(s). Here’s her latest single ‘Sweet Waste Of Time’. The main GIT Award will be presented this Saturday.

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