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CMU’s One Liners: 7digital, Vevo, The Last Shadow Puppets, more

By and | Published on Thursday 21 January 2016

The Last Shadow Puppets

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Digital music and radio services firm 7digital has announced it will power a relaunched eMusic. The golden oldie of digital music platforms is relaunching following its acquisition by TriPlay last year.

• Sports marketing agency Synergy has announced it is launching a new division focused on entertainment “strategies, partnerships and campaigns” to be headed up by Arnon Woolfson, who has been working in the music and brands space for fifteen years.

• Vevo’s chief content and programming dude in the UK, Tom Connaughton, will now head up the music video platform’s global content and programming teams based out of New York. He basically takes over from former Radio 1 boss Andy Parfitt, who was doing that job on an interim basis and will continue to consult.

• The Last Shadow Puppets – aka Alex Turner and Miles Kane – have announced that they will release their second album, ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’, on 1 Apr. Here’s new single ‘Bad Habits’ again.

• Skrillex’s Owsla label has announced a new compilation, ‘Worldwide Broadcast’, out on 29 Jan. From it, this is ‘Ain’t Your Girl’ by Bixel Boys & Poupon.

• Fatima Al Qadiri has released a new track, ‘Battery’. It’s taken from new album ‘Brute’, released through Hyperdub on 4 Mar.

• Coming approximately about fucking time, Philco Fiction will release new album ‘Talk/Brag’ on 29 Jan. You can also catch then at Club NME at Koko on 5 Feb and then Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on 20 Feb. Here’s new single ‘Runimals’.

• Frankie Cosmos has released a video for ‘Outside With The Cuties’, taken from upcoming album ‘Next Thing’.

• The Casual Sexists release a new single, ‘I Go Blank’, next week through Rongorongo. It comes backed with a remix by label boss Wrongtom. Watch the video here.

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