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CMU’s One Liners: ERA, Fleet Foxes, M83, more

By | Published on Wednesday 6 April 2016

Entertainment Retailers Association

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• The Entertainment Retailers Association has named Lynn Li as its new Director of Marketing And Communications. She has previously worked for Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox.

• Fleet Foxes are seemingly planning to get back together. “It’s not, like, ‘announced’ or anything, and none of us really knew it was coming, but it’s happening”, guitarist Christian Wargo told Distinct. “Possibly unofficially at this stage, but it’s definitely a thing”.

• M83 has released another track from his new album ‘Junk’, which is out this Friday. Here’s ‘Go!’ featuring Mai Lan.

• Kate Jackson, formerly of The Long Blondes, has another new track out. This is ‘The End Of Reason’.

• Producer Murcof and pianist Vanessa Wagner will release an EP as Murcof x Wagner on 29 Apr. Featuring each artist’s individual takes on David Moore’s ‘What Arms Are These For You!’ and Erik Satie’s ‘Gnossienne 3’, the release is a precursor to a collaborative album out later this year.

• Exciting new artist Jorja Smith has released a new track, ‘A Prince’, featuring guest vocals from Maverick Sabre. Listen here.

• Nordic showcase night Ja Ja Ja is back on 28 Apr with Norway’s Ary, Denmark’s Palace Winter, Finland’s East Of My Youth and Sweden’s Venior. Tickets here.

• Voting is now open for the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards, which this year celebrate their 30th anniversary. Submit your votes here.

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