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CMU’s One Liners: SoundCloud, Britney and Iggy, Squarepusher, and more

By | Published on Thursday 14 May 2015


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• SoundCloud has poached Facebook Ireland MD Sonia Flynn for the newly created role of VP International. “Cheering”, said Flynn.

• Singer-songwriter Melanie Fiona has signed a record deal with Primary Wave BMG/Title 9 Productions. She’ll release her third album, ‘Awake’, through the company later this year. Here’s lead single ‘Bite The Bullet’.

• Digital Music News has got hold of documents that seem to show that Sony Music Unlimited had just 20,000 subscribers when it was shut down earlier this year.

• The trailer for Kurt Cobain conspiracy theory documentary ‘Soaked In Bleach’ has been released. The film is out on 11 Jun.

• Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea have released the video for ‘Pretty Girls’. You can watch it here.

• Squarepusher has released a virtual reality video, which you can watch on your Samsung Gear VR smartphone. Whatever one of those is. Or you can watch it on YouTube, changing the view as you go, if you’re a Google Chrome user.

• Have you seen Son Lux’s amazing ‘Change Is Everything’ video? Well, watch it here now, even if you have. And then watch this behind the scenes video on how it was made.

• Elle Exxe will release her new single, ‘Lost In LA’, on 22 Jun. Listen here.

• Fraser A Gorman has released the video for new track, ‘Shiny Gun’, which features a cameo from Courtney Barnett.

• Newcomers Pink Film have announced their debut single, ‘Gut Wrench’. Listen here.

• Liverpudlian solo artist Johnny Sands will release his debut single, ‘Arno Arno’, on 8 Jun. Listen here.

• Petite Meller will play The Victoria in Dalston on 27 May.

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