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CMU’s One Liners: Vision Fortune, Basics Rock N Roll Party, T-Pain and a little bit more

By | Published on Monday 10 November 2014

Vision Fortune

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Experimental band Vision Fortune (pictured) have signed to ATP Recordings, and will release their new LP, ‘Country Music’, via the label on 9 Feb 2015. Its twelve featured tracks were recorded while VF were doing a two month research residency in Tuscany, as everyone does. Study up on first single ‘Dry Mouth’ here.

• One-time BMI corporate man Richard Conlon is to act as Special Advisor On Performing Rights to Universal Music Publishing Group, having entered into an agreement with UMPG to “counsel the company on matters related to advocating, protecting and maximising the value of performing rights on behalf of UMPG and its songwriters”.

• Gotye and his band’s pro-‘the arts’ political party, the Basics Rock N Roll Party, has been given official ‘political party’ status by the Electoral Commission in their native Victoria, Australia. Whilst Gotye is taking a back seat slightly, his colleagues Tim Heath and Kris Schroeder are going forward as candidates in the state elections later this month.

• T-Pain’s post-Autotune-phase renaissance has hit a high via ‘Stoicville’, the title track of his forthcoming LP, for which the rap/singer has so far made 127 potential songs. Stream ‘Stoicville’ now.

• Ooh la la la; this is a quick aside to reiterate that Azealia Banks went rogue (as only a self-releasing artist can) last week and released her long-time-coming first LP ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’ on iTunes. Polite applause all round. You’re probably all sick of listening to it by now, still if not, like I said, it’s on iTunes.

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