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CMU’s One Liners: Universal promotion, Take That and Chemical Brothers in cinemas, Efterklang opera, and more

By | Published on Wednesday 13 May 2015

Take That

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Universal Music Group has promoted Deborah Hyacinth to the new role of SVP Digital Marketing Innovation.

• If you want to see Take That live but can’t be fucked schlepping all the way down to the O2 Arena next month, their performance on 19 Jun will also be broadcast in cinemas. Here’s a trailer, and you’ll find more info here.

• Chemical Brothers film ‘Don’t Think’ is being screened at the BFI IMAX in Waterloo tonight. I suggest you get tickets right now.

• In their quest to find something to do other than release albums and play gigs, Efterklang have composed an opera. The show will premiere in Copenhagen on 26 Jul. More info here.

• Years & Years will release their debut album ‘Communion’, on 10 Jul. Here’s new single ‘Shine’. You’ll be able to catch them up at the Shempire on 12-13 Jun.

• Of Monsters And Men have released the video for their new single, ‘Crystals’.

• Shaun Ryder has released a new solo single, ‘Close The Dam’. Have a listen here.

• Future Brown have released the lyric video for ‘Room 302’, which features Tink.

• There’s a new Bang Gang single up on SoundCloud. It features guest vocals from Ladytron’s Helen Marnie.

• Lapalux has released the video for ‘Puzzle’, taken from his new album ‘Lustmore’. It features guest vocals from Andreya Triana.

• Rainer’s debut album will finally be released next week. Here’s a new track from it, ‘Water’.

Here’s the video for ‘The Fool’ by Ryn Weaver.

• Pop Will Eat Itself have a new album out called ‘Anti Nasty Party’. From it, this is ’21st Century English Civil War’.

• Dappy is going on a tour he’s titled ‘The Appreciation’. I’m not sure who’s supposed to be doing the appreciating, him or the audience. Maybe both. Maybe neither. Anyway, here are the dates.

• Django Django have totally announced more tour dates in December. You’ll find them listed here.

• Mikal Cronin will play the 100 Club in London on 1 Jun.

• Susanne Sundfør will headline Koko in Camden on 27 Oct. Attendance is mandatory. No excuses.

• Stephen Hawking is going to put in an appearance at this year’s Glastonbury Festival, in the Kidz Field.

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