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CMU’s One Liners: Universal, MixRadio, Rustie, more

By | Published on Thursday 15 October 2015

Universal Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Universal Music and tech company HP have extended their ongoing partnership for another three years. The latest addition to the stuff they do together is this HP Lounge app. “Millennials love HP computers for work, rest and play”, said HP’s VP Consumer Personal Systems EMEA Pascal Bourguet, confusing HP computers with Mars bars.

• MixRadio and Samsung have partnered to pre-load the app on Samsung’s Z3 phone in India. “This is a market we’re heavily invested in”, MixRadio’s Chief Marketing Officer Jon Dworkin tells Billboard. And I believe him. Who wouldn’t?

• Rustie has uploaded a new track to SoundCloud, created in A&E after being admitted due to complications related to diabetes. “They keep givin me free extra livez! So here’s another free track, made after waking [up] in A&E”, he tweeted.

• WSTRN have released the video for their recently approved single, ‘In2’.

• Jamie Woon has announced his new album, ‘Making Time’, will be out on 6 Nov. Here’s new track, ‘Sharpness’.

• Machine Head will being touring the UK next March, including a show at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on 11 Mar. Tickets on sale tomorrow.

• Angel Haze will be touring the UK and Ireland in January, finishing with a show at The Laundry in Hackney on 16 Jan. Tickets here.

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