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CMU’s One Liners: Katherine Jenkins, Charli XCX, OxfordOxford and more

By and | Published on Tuesday 23 September 2014

Katherine Jenkins

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Popera star Katherine Jenkins is going to present a second, twelve-week series of her ‘Classic FM Collection’ show. It’ll begin airing on 5 Oct at 2pm. “I can’t wait to be back on air!”, she exclaims.

• The release date of Charli XCX’s gobby new LP ‘Sucker’ has got shoved back, or forward, from 21 Oct to 26 Jan, 2015. Apparently it’s because her label want to make all the cash they can off XCX’s hit single ‘Boom Clap’, as she explained yesterday via Twitter: “It’s all COOL nothing’s WRONG the album’s DONE but it’s just no one really knew ‘Boom Clap’ would do as well as it’s doing…”.

• The Quietus has announced that the next release through its record label will be a new single from The Charlatans. The track, ‘Talking In Tones’, is the band’s first release since the death of drummer Jon Brookes last year, and precedes a new album. Listen here.

• Andy Stott will release the follow-up to his acclaimed ‘Luxury Problems’ album in November. Titled ‘Faith In Strangers’, it will be released through Modern Love on 17 Nov. Listen to a track from it, called ‘Violence’, now.

• Popular metal types Marmozets are streaming a new track called ‘Hit The Wave’. It’ll appear on their debut album, ‘The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets’, which is out on 29 Sep. Listen here.

• Machinedrum will release his tenth album, ‘Vapor City Archives’, on 17 Nov through Ninja Tune. The album will conclude the producer’s year-long ‘Vapor City’ project with a collection of all new recordings. Listen to one such recording, ‘Only 1 Way 2 Know’, here.

• Influential death metal band At The Gates have released a new song, their first in nineteen years. They will release a new album, ‘At War With Reality’, through Century Media on 27 Oct. Listen to the single here.

• OxfordOxford, the new festival so Oxford-based its organisers named it twice, has been cancelled because of “poor local ticket sales”. It was meant to go ahead this weekend, featuring sets by Katy B, Klaxons and Gaz Coombes. Refunds are available via the OxfordOxford site.

• Pop weirdo Mr Ariel Pink has this week listed a new headline show at London’s Scala on 17 Nov. Tickets go on sale this coming Friday, via this link. Pink has also released the video for his CMU-approved track ‘Put Your Number In My Phone’, the lead single to his new LP ‘Pom Pom’, which is arriving on the night of the Scala date.

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