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CMU’s One Liners: Mykki Blanco, Green Day, Kraftwerk, more

By | Published on Wednesday 5 October 2016

Mykki Blanco

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Mykki Blanco has performed artist Zoe Leonard’s 1992 poem ‘I Want A Dyke For President’ for Dazed Digital. At 25 years old, the poem still says a lot about what we have and what we don’t in the US presidential election right now.

• Soft Hair – aka Conan Mockasin and Sam Dust – are back with another single, ‘In Love’. Listen to it here.

• Jóhann Jóhannsson will release his soundtrack for Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Arrival’ on 11 Nov. “Arrival is a very unique science fiction film and I decided early on that the human voice would feature prominently in the score”, says the musician. Here’s the trailer for the film.

• Girli has released the video for new single ‘Girl I Met On The Internet’ and announced that she will play Camden Assembly on 24 Nov.

• Joy Crookes has released the video for her second single, ‘Sinatra’.

• Vocalist on MK’s ‘Bring Me To Life’, Milly Pye, has released new single ‘Too Many People’, which you can listen to here.

• Jerry Williams has released the video for the title track of her new EP, ‘Let’s Just Forget About It’. Catch her live at Start The Bus in Bristol tonight.

• Dreamy pop duo Parekh & Singh have released the video for new single ‘I Love You Baby, I Love You Doll’. Their new album, ‘Ocean’, is out on 28 Oct.

• Green Day have been announced as the first headliners of next year’s British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park on 1 Jul. “London in the summer, us and tens of thousands of fans having the biggest party in one of the world’s most legendary venues”, says Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, “We have the best year to look forward to and this has just made it extra special”.

• Failed to get tickets to see Kraftwerk’s 3D tour next summer? All is not lost! They’ve just announced a third Albert Hall date on 23 Jun. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday morning. You almost certainly won’t get any.

• DJ Ben Osborne will play a set at the National Portrait Gallery in London, inspired by the portraits themselves. Entry to the event on 13 Oct is free from 6pm-9.30pm.

• Roch has announced a new London date at The Nines in Peckham on 11 Nov. Watch the video for her single ‘Vienna’ here.

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