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CMU’s One Liners: Apple Watch music apps, The Chemical Brothers’ new album, Josh Groban coming to the UK, and more

By | Published on Monday 27 April 2015


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Gig listings app Bandsintown and radio app TuneIn are now available for the Apple Watch. [Insert 2000 word thinkpiece on how this will save the music industry here]

• The Chemical Brothers have announced that they will release a new album, ‘Born In The Echoes’, on 17 Jul. It features as guests St Vincent, Q-Tip, Cate Le Bon, Ali Love and Beck, which is pretty exciting. Here’s lead track ‘Sometimes I Feel So Deserted’, which features none of them.

• Silverchair will release a 20th anniversary edition of their debut album ‘Frogstomp’ on 15 Jun.

• DIIV’s second album will be called ‘Is The Is Are’ and will be out this autumn at some point.

• Health are back, mate. Yeah, pretty stoked. Well, there’s a new track, yeah. It’s called ‘New Coke’. Oh yeah, video? Yeah, it’s here. The album’s called ‘Death Magic’ and it’s out on 7 Aug.

• Noise rock troupe Årabrot have announced that they will release a new EP, titled ‘You Bunch Of Idiots’, on 18 Jun.

• Uccupanther will release his debut EP, ‘Chimera’, on 22 May. Here’s the video for ‘Down’.

• Josh Groban has announced three UK shows later this year. 28 Nov at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, 29 Nov at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, and then the Hammersmith Apollo in London on 1 Dec.

• Deftones will play a UK show at Wembley Arena on 21 Nov. Tickets go on sale this Friday. The show should follow the release of the band’s eighth album, so that’s exciting.

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