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CMU’s One Liners: Warner Music, BPI, Eventbrite, more

By and | Published on Friday 16 December 2016

Warner Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Warner Music has announced that the MD of its Australasia division, Tony Harlow, will relocate to New York next March to become President of artist and label services arm WEA Corp, replacing Matt Signore, who starts his new gig as COO of Warner Music Nashville next month.

• Record industry trade group BPI has promoted its Head Of Digital, Giuseppe De Cristofano, to the new role of Director Of Digital. Meanwhile Darren Kruse, currently with media firm Global, is joining the trade body as Digital Communications & Content Manager.

• Hey, don’t be thinking that’s all the BPI news today, oh no. Tim Cooper is departing his role of Head Of Content Protection, a job he only began earlier this year. He’s going off to protect more sporty content for the Premier League.

• Ticketing platform Eventbrite has itself a new London-based Head Of Music Partnerships, and it’s Paul Everett, who formerly worked at Beggars and management firm SuperVision, and most recently as a director of Wonderland Management, a role he will continue to perform.

• Lady Gaga has released the video for ‘Million Reasons’. You almost certainly know this.

• Bastille have released the video for ‘Blame’ from their ‘Wild World’ album.

• DJ Shadow has released the video for ‘Bergschrund’, featuring Nils Frahm, from his ‘The Mountain Will Fall’ album.

• Metronomy’s ‘Hang Me Out To Dry’, featuring Robyn, has a video now.

• Frida Sundemo has released the video for her latest single, ‘We Are Dreamers’.

• Nils Bech has written a Christmas song, ‘O Helga Natt’. Here he is performing it.

• Billy Bragg and Joe Henry have announced some UK tour dates for January, performing songs from their ‘Shine A Light – Songs From The Great American Railroad’ album. They’ll kick off at Union Chapel in London on 16 Jan.

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