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CMU’s One Liners: Sony Music, Drake, Gwen Stefani, more

By and | Published on Tuesday 16 February 2016

Sony Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Sony Music has done a deal with South African tel co MTN which seems to be mainly about ring back tones – which are still a thing apparently – but it could result in further music services on the network.

• Drake is bringing out his very own brand of whiskey. “After that legendary moment what else is there to do but celebrate with class?” he asked via Instagram. Well, quite.

• Yes, you can listen to the new Gwen Stefani single ‘Make Me Like You’ now. How funny you should ask.

• Skepta has released a new track, ‘Ladies Hit Squad’, featuring A$AP Nast and D Double E.

• Vangoffey, aka Danny Goffey who used to be in Supergrass, will release a single called ‘Sucker’ on 14 Mar. Wanna listen? Here it is.

• There is a new Julia Holter video. Her last album was really good. As were all of her previous albums. Just so you know.

• Hinds have released a video for their track ‘Bamboo’. Look, here it is.

• La Sera have a new single out. It’s called ‘I Need An Angel’ and is taken from their forthcoming new album ‘Music For Listening To Music To’.

• Tom Jones is going to do some of those Forest Live shows this summer. He’ll play Bedgebury Pinetum, near Tunbridge Wells on 17 Jun and Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury on 19 Jun.

• Now Kanye’s saying that ‘The Life Of Pablo’ will only ever be on Tidal. We’ll see how long that lasts.

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