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CMU’s One Liners: Oh Yeah Music Centre, BMG Australia, Cooking Vinyl, more

By | Published on Friday 27 May 2016


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Charlotte Dryden has been promoted to the position of CEO at Belfast’s Oh Yeah Music Centre. “I’m over the moon”, she says,

• BMG Australia, which launched back in March you might remember, has signed publishing deals with The Living End and Wolfmother. “Enduring”, says BMG Australia MD Heath Johns.

• Cooking Vinyl has announced four new signings: former Morcheeba members Skye | Ross, plus Area 11, Deap Vally and The King Blues. “Four”, says Cooking Vinyl’s Rob Collins. Amanda Palmer has also extended her deal with the label to cover North America and Australia too.

• The Strokes have signed to frontman Julian Casablancas’s own label Cult Records and will release a new EP, ‘Past, Present, Future’, on 3 Jun. Listen to and pre-order that EP here.

• Would you like to see the video for ‘Siberian Nights’ by The Kills? Well, here it is.

• Shura’s new single is ‘What’s It Gonna Be?’ Her debut album ‘Nothing’s Real’ is out on 8 Jul.

• We mentioned recently a new album from Russian Circles, due out in August. Here’s the first single, ‘Vorel’.

• Singer-songwriter Mononoke will release her debut EP ‘Silence For You’ on 15 Jul. Here’s the hypnotic video for the single ‘Alice’.

• Corbu will release their debut album ‘Crayon Soul’ on 5 Aug. Have a listen to ‘Through Emptiness’.

• Saul Williams has announced UK tour dates for June and July, kicking off at London’s Jazz Café on 20 Jun.

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