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CMU’s One Liners: Absolute Label Services, Joni Mitchell, Carly Rae Jepsen, more

By | Published on Tuesday 23 August 2016

Carly Rae Jepsen

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Absolute Label Services has partnered with classical artists Carly Paoli, Parker, Jonathan Antoine and Gavin Greenaway and their respective record labels. “We’re THRILLED”, says Absolute Label Services Director, Mark Dowling.

• Ditto Music has launched a new service aimed at DJs and producers, called Ditto DJ Plus. The service provides digital distribution to electronic music focused stores like Beatport and Juno, as well as mainstream digital platforms.

• Joni Mitchell made her first public appearance at the weekend since been hospitalised after a brain aneurysm last year. A photograph of the singer attending a Chick Corea show in LA was posted to her official website on Sunday.

• To mark the first anniversary of her ‘Emotion’ album, Carly Rae Jepsen has announced that she is releasing ‘Emotion: Side B’ this Friday. What is that? Stop asking questions, you already know too much.

• Jimmy Eat World will release a new album on 21 Oct. This is the first single from it, ‘Get Right’. They’re playing two London shows next month, Bush Hall on 7 Sep and then Islington Assembly Hall on 8 Sep.

• Teenage Fanclub have released ‘Thin Air’ from their upcoming new album ‘Here’.

• Jagwar Ma will release their second album, ‘Every Now And Then’, on 14 Oct. This is first single ‘Give Me A Reason’.

• The Dillinger Escape Plan will play The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch tomorrow, ahead of their Reading and Leeds appearances this weekend.

• Following the release of their new album, ’25 25′, last week, Factory Floor will play London’s ICA this Thursday (25 Aug).

• Effie will play a launch show for her ‘Could Be You’ EP at the Old Blue Last on 14 Sep. Watch the new video for lead single ‘Pressure’ here.

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