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CMU’s One Liners: Crush Music, James Blake, Janet Jackson, more

By | Published on Friday 6 May 2016

Crush Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Following the launch of its joint venture label with Warner Music earlier this year, Crush Music has hired Alisann Blood as Head Of Partnerships. She joins from Capitol, where she held a similar title. “First class”, says CMO Dan Kruchkow.

• Does the world need a fourth ‘Sharknado’ movie? Does the fact the Slipknot’s Corey Taylor is going to be in it change your mind?

• James Blake’s only gone and released a new album, ‘The Colour In Anything’. Boom, just like that. Listen to it, if you like. Here’s a song from it, ‘Radio Silence’.

• Janet Jackson has released a video for ‘Damnn Baby’, which you can read any number of ways, given the rumours that she is now pregnant.

• Red Hot Chili Peppers will release new album ‘The Getaway’ on 17 Jun. Here’s first single ‘Dark Necessities’.

• Tegan & Sara have announced a second London show at Koko on 23 Jun, after the first sold out in no time. They’ve also released a video for previous single ‘U-turn’ and released a new single, ‘100x’.

• Metal bands Behemoth and Dying Fetus granted a fan his dying wish and scattered his ashes in their mosh pits during performances this week. So… yeah.

• Hey! Check out all the new music featured in CMU Daily this week in this Spotify playlist (updated every Friday).

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