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CMU’s One Liners: Krept & Konan, A2IM, Roc Nation, more

By and | Published on Thursday 9 June 2016

Krept & Konan

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Your old mates Krept & Konan have signed on with booking agency CAA for global representation.

• Stephanie Alexa from ATO, Glenn Dicker from Yep Roc Music Group, Andrew Kautz from Big Machine and Louis Posen from Hopeless Records are all newly elected to the board of US indie label repping A2IM. And don’t you forget it.

• Roc Nation has launched a Latin division. The Jay-Z of Roc Nation Latino will be popstar Romeo Santos, who is CEO, while his manager Johnny Marines will be President. Santos will also be managed by Roc Nation.

• Radiohead’s latest album, ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’, will be available on Spotify from 17 Jun. So now you know. But don’t go causing any trouble with that information, will you?

• DJ Shadow has released another new collaboration, this one with Nils Frahm.

• There’s another new Metronomy track out there. Here’s ‘Back Together’.

• Merchandise have returned with new single ‘Flowers Of Sex’. They’ll be playing live in London at The Lexington on 2 Nov.

• Eagulls have released the video for ‘Velvet’, a song taken from their latest album ‘Ullages’.

• One half of Quasi – Sam Coomes – has released a new solo track, ‘Stride On’. His debut solo album, ‘Bugger Me’, is out on 19 Aug.

• Hana has announced that she will play Birthdays in London on 21 Jun. She’s just done a remix for Chairlift too, so have a listen to that here.

• Glass Animals will be touring the UK in October. New album ‘How To Be A Human Being’ will be out on 26 Aug. From it, this is ‘Life Itself’.

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