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CMU’s One Liners: AIM AGM date set, Sophie does McDonald’s ad, some of Sigur Rós record together, and more

By | Published on Wednesday 8 July 2015


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• The Association Of Independent Music’s AGM will take place at Glaziers Hall in London on 22 Sep. So don’t go saying we didn’t tell you. Or there’ll be trouble. With a capital T. Even though there was no capital t there. But it was implied. OK?

• ‘Lemonade’ by Sophie is now soundtracking a McDonald’s advert in the US. Yup.

• Sigur Rós bass player Georg Holm and drummer Orri Páll Dýrason have teamed up for some music making, along with Icelandic composer Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and Holm’s brother Kjartan. Together they have composed a soundtrack to a BBC documentary on the history of circuses and carnivals due to be screened later this year. An album of the soundtrack will be released on 21 Aug. Here’s a trailer.

• Producer Yogi has released a new track with Skrillex and Pusha T called ‘Burial’. The video is worth a watch, here it is.

• The release of Sleaford Mods’ ‘Key Markets’ album has been pushed back from this Friday to 24 Jul. “This is due to manufacturing issues caused by the backlog of Record Store Day”, says a statement.

• Shura has announced that she will release her debut EP, ‘White Light’, on 17 Jul. Here’s the video for the title track.

• With her new album ‘Kiddo’ just out, Tove Styrke has released a new video for a track from it, ‘Number One’.

• Yes, there is a new Rejjie Snow video.

• FFS – that’s Franz Ferdinand and Sparks, for fuck’s sake – have announced that they will headline the Roundhouse in London on 8 Sep.

• Mixcloud is calling for submissions for this year’s Online Radio Awards. Nominate your favourite radio show or station here.

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