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CMU’s One Liners: Britney Spears, The Veronicas, Willow Smith and more

By | Published on Monday 8 September 2014

Britney Spears

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• thehub will host a ‘one dayer’ as part of its Joining The Dots initiative this Friday at Cecil Sharp House in Camden called ‘Finance, Technology & The Future Of Independent Music’, featuring panels on, amongst other things, fan engagement, new business models, and using technology to drive gig attendance. Full info here.

• A newly formed collective with a mission to make the music industry more diverse and redress the under-representation of women in music will stage a very interesting and well named mini-conference at London’s Red Bull Studios on 2 Oct called ‘How To Get Ahead In The Music Industry Without Being A Dick’. Full info here.

• Britney Spears may or may not be in the studio recording her ninth studio album. She posted a photo on her Instagram with the caption ‘Studio today! Yay!’ but no further information as to exactly what she is recording.

• Australian twins The Veronicas are making a comeback after seven years, having recently signed a new deal with Sony. They’ve released a teaser for new song ‘You Ruin Me’ which you can view here.

• Kleerup has announced details of an upcoming EP named ‘As If We Never Won’ and has also released a track called ‘Let Me In’ which features Susanne Sundfør. Listen here.

CMU approved Bea has released a new video in the form of ‘We’re Like The Hard Born’. It has a miming dog in it. Need I say more? Watch it here.

• Hair-whipping star Willow Smith has covered King Krule. So that’s weird. Listen here.

• Miley Cyrus has announced via Instagram that she’s going to cover Leonard Cohen’s ‘I’m Your Man’. Interesting. Or horrifying. One of those.

• Simple Things Festival have finalised their line-up. Performers include the likes of Mogwai, Death From Above 1979, Liars, Laurel Halo, DJ Harvey, Zomby and Black Lips. You can view the full line-up here.

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