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CMU’s One Liners: Fat Cat, Sons Of The East, Giggs, more

By and | Published on Wednesday 28 September 2016

Fat Cat Records

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Cooking Vinyl has taken equity in Fat Cat Records, launching a strategic partnership to extend the smaller indie’s international reach. “They really care about helping shape Fat Cat into a successful business while keeping our identity and creative ethos intact”, says Fat Cat co-founder Dave Cawley.

• Universal Music Publishing Australia has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Sons Of The East. “Bloody marvellous!” says Arwen Curson, VP Creative of UMP Australia. Here’s the group’s new single ‘Lost Cause’.

• UK-wide bar and club operator The Deltic Group (formerly known as The Luminar Group) has hired Charlotte Purdy as its new Head Of Entertainment. Purdy has previously held positions at Ministry Of Sound and Coalition Talent. “I was attracted to Deltic”, she says. Unsurprisingly.

• YouTube has launched a new app aimed at emerging markets – India in particular – with limited internet connectivity, allowing offline viewing , bandwidth options and the ability to share content over bluetooth. It will be particularly useful for people trying to use YouTube as a music player. Which will go down well with all the many YouTube-lovers at the top of the global music industry.

• Giggs has released a new video for ‘Lock Doh’, from his new album ‘Landlord’.

• Katie Melua has released the video for new single ‘Dreams On Fire’. Her new album, ‘In Winter’, is out on 14 Oct.

• The Dillinger Escape Plan have released another track from their upcoming ‘Dissociation’ album. This is ‘Symptom Of Terminal Illness’.

• Wovoka Gentle have released another new track, ‘All Exterior Dark’. It’s very good.

• Oozing Wound have released the video for new single ‘Diver’. Their new album ‘Whatever Forever’ is out on 14 Oct and they’ll be touring the UK in December.

• Jata has released his second single, ‘Ebony’, which you can check out here.

• Angel Olsen has announced a new London date at The Roundhouse for 24 May next year, her show at Koko next month having already sold out.

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