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CMU’s One Liners: Entertainment One, Radio X, Featured Artists Coalition, more

By and | Published on Tuesday 22 November 2016

Entertainment One

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• US entertainment firm Entertainment One has announced the appointment of Ted May, previously with Universal, to be its Director for Music in the UK. May is both “hugely excited” and “THRILLED” about his new gig. And why wouldn’t he be?

• Radio X has appointed a new Managing Editor in the form of Matt Deverson, who currently works on the TV side of parent company Global, though already produces the Gordon Smart show for the station. He will replace Chris Beughen who was there for the revamp of Xfm as Radio X.

• Imogen Heap has been announced as the new CEO of the Featured Artists Coalition on an interim basis for the next six months. She will fill the gap left by Paul Pacifico who recently took on the CEO job at the Association Of Independent Music.

• London’s recently appointed Night Czar Amy Lamé will be among speakers at the next edition of the Association Of Independent Music’s Women In Music event, which takes place on 16 Jan. Full info here.

• Kate Bush has released the video for ‘And Dream Of Sheep’, taken from her new live album ‘Before The Dawn’, which is out this week.

• Cloud Boat have released the video for ‘Man Of War’, taken from their EP of the same name.

• Sløtface have announced that they will tour the UK in February next year. Their new EP, ‘Empire Records’, is out now.

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