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CMU’s One Liners: Warner/Chappell, Cooking Vinyl, Fabric, more

By | Published on Tuesday 15 November 2016


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Music publisher Warner/Chappell has promoted Monica Lee to President of its Asia-Pacific division, having been Senior Vice President since 2009. “I’m extremely honoured”, says Lee.

• Cooking Vinyl has promoted Rob Collins to the role of Managing Director and Chris Farrow to Head Of UK Marketing And Product Management. “Loyalty is a rare commodity … so I am delighted to reward their hard work and dedication”, says label boss Martin Goldschmidt.

• Former Met Police Chief Inspector Adrian Studd, who now works as an independent licensing consultant, has backed the re-opening of Fabric in a submission to the court due to consider the club’s case later this month.

• The Google Play Music streaming service has been updated with a whole load of new features. There are the usual improvements to recommendations and personalisation, plus the app will now always have an offline playlist of recently played music cued up for when you lose connection.

• Little Mix have released another track, ‘Touch’, from their new album ‘Glory Days’, which is due out on Friday.

• Tyler, The Creator has released the trailer for ‘Cherry Bomb: The Documentary’, a documentary about the making of his most recent album, ‘Cherry Bomb’. Obviously.

• Rinse FM is bringing back grime freestyle series ‘Practice Hours’ as a collection of six episodes on YouTube. The first, featuring Novelist, is online now.

• They have a new single out, called ‘What You Want’. They’ve also announced that their debut album, ‘Nu Religion: Hyena’, will be out in February.

• Anna Of The North has release the video for her latest single, ‘Us’.

• Rebekka Karijord has released new single ‘The Orbit’, taken from new album ‘Mother Tongue’, which is out on 27 Jan.

• Girl Ray have released a video for ‘Where Am I Now’, the b-side to their CMU approved single ‘Trouble’.

• Having re-opened the Bataclan in Paris at the weekend, Sting has now announced tour dates for next year. They’ll bring him to the UK with shows in Manchester and London on 7 Apr and 9 Apr.

• Emeli Sandé has announced that she will tour the UK next March, hitting Edinburgh, Birmingham, London and Leeds. Tickets on sale on Thursday.

• We Are Scientists will headline the First Annual White Rabbit Christmas Ball at Koko in London on 17 Dec. April and Electric Child House will also perform, while DJs include Bez and Boy Kill Boy.

• Jens Lekman will be playing Oslo in Hackney on 21 Nov. If you can’t make that though, don’t worry, he’ll be back again in March with shows in Dublin, London, Leeds, Manchester and Glasgow.

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