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CMU’s One Liners: Apple, NWA, The Big Pink, more

By | Published on Thursday 12 November 2015

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Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Apple is advertising three Music Publisher Relations positions “to work with the publishers to develop the processes and systems and reports we need to make sure the songwriters around the world get paid for their work”.

• An unreleased demo of NWA’s ‘Fuck Tha Police’ has turned up on YouTube. The clip airs a verse from Ice Cube not featured in the final version of the track.

• Almost three years ago Milo Cordell left The Big Pink but bandmate Robbie Furze vowed to carry on. And now he is carrying on, with Cordell replaced by Victoria Jean Smith. Here’s a new track, ‘High Times’, taken from the forthcoming ‘Empire Underground’ EP. You can catch them playing live at The Echo in LA for the next three Mondays running.

• Nils Frahm’s school band Nonkeen will release their debut album, ‘The Gamble’, through R&S on 5 Feb. The release has been confirmed as the band signs on with Manners McDade for publishing.

• Miley Cyrus can plan Glastonbury if she wants. “I think everyone has a place at Glastonbury”, was Michael Eavis’s non-committal reply to Loaded when asked if she will perform at the festival next year.

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