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CMU’s One Liners: Cassette Store Day, The Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga, more

By and | Published on Friday 7 October 2016

Cassette Store Day

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Cassette Store Day returns this Saturday, and organisers have just announced a day of in-stores, DJ sets and other fun stuff at Lion Coffee & Records in East London. Performances will come from Silver Wilson, Girl Ray and Sam Duckworth.

• The Rolling Stones will release a new album of blues covers called ‘Blue & Lonesome’ on 2 Dec to celebrate their status as one of the few music legends to survive 2016. Assuming they can collectively hold on for another 56 days that is.

• Lady Gaga has dumped another one of those songs on the internet. This one’s called ‘Million Reasons’ and you can listen to it here.

• Bruno Mars has announced that he will release his new album, ’24k Magic’, on 18 Nov. Not only that, but he’s also released the title track and its video. Magic.

• Jamie Lidell has released another track from his upcoming new album. Here’s ‘Julian’. You can catch Lidell live in London on 27 Oct at Koko.

• My Life Story have announced their first new single for sixteen years, ’24 Hour Deflowerer’. The seven-inch release of the track will be pressed into the hands of anyone with a ticket to two shows at The Borderline in London on 14-15 Oct.

• The Radio Dept have released new single ‘We Got Game’, taken from new album ‘Running Out Of Love’, which is out on 21 Oct.

• Thee Oh Sees have announced that they will release a new album, ‘An Odd Entrances’, on 25 Nov. From this, this is ‘The Poem’.

• Shura has released a video for ‘311215’, the hidden track from her ‘Nothing’s Real’ album, which is now not so hidden.

• The Music Managers Forum and Featured Artists Coalition have announced that Young Turks boss Caius Pawson will get the Entrepreneur Award at their Artist & Manager Awards next month, while up for the Breakthrough Artist gong are Blossoms, Stormzy, Christine And The Queens, Dua Lipa, Jack Garratt and Years And Years. Tickets here.

• So Michael Buble will host next year’s BRITs. Yeah, Michael Buble. Apparently the official slogan of the 2017 edition of the big awards bash will be “What the actual fuck?!”

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