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CMU’s One Liners: Marathon Artists, Robomagic, Ariana Grande, more

By | Published on Thursday 4 August 2016

Marathon Artists

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• The co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of London-based management firm Marathon Artists, Philippe Ascoli, is leaving the company, in order to work on new projects based nearer his home in Paris.

• Rob Hallett’s Robomagic live company is launching its own record label, Robotunes. Its first release will be an EP from Nova Twins on 19 Aug. From it, this is ‘Hitlist’.

• Teasers, trailers, official audio, lyric videos, official videos, live sessions, are we running out of iterations of the music video to enhance #engagement? I don’t know, but here’s Ariana Grande’s new a capella lyric video.

• Banks has released a new single called ‘Gemini Feed’. It coincides with the announcement that she will release her second album, ‘The Altar’, on 30 Sep.

• C Duncan has announced that he will release his second album, ‘The Midnight Sun’, on 7 Oct. Here’s first single ‘Wanted To Want It To’.

• Following the release of his ‘Security’ mixtape in April, Gaika has signed a new record deal with Warp. His first release through the label is new single ‘3D’.

• Oscar and Girli have teamed up for a new version of his song, ‘Breaking My Phone’. They’ll be touring together in September and October too.

• The Bigo & Twigetti label has released a new compilation, featuring new tracks from Jim Perkins and Leah Kardos, among others.

• Lady Leshurr has announced that she will be touring the UK at the end of October. Dates and tickets here.

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