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By | Published on Friday 25 May 2018

Silk City

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• Diplo and Mark Ronson have released a new track under the name Silk City. Here’s Only Can Get Better’, featuring Daniel Merriweather.

• A$AP Rocky has released new album ‘Testing’, having only confirmed its completion earlier this week. Among a lengthy list of guests, it features Lauryn Hill, Skepta, Frank Ocean, Kid Cudi, Juicy J and more. Here’s first single, ‘A$AP Forever’.

• James Blake has released new track ‘Don’t Miss It’.

• Christine And The Queens’ new single ‘Girlfriend’ now has a video.

• Lady Leshurr has released the first single from her upcoming album, ‘Unstable’. Here’s the video for ‘OMW’.

• The Get Up Kids have released new track ‘Better This Way’, taken from their new EP ‘Kicker’, which is out on 8 Jun.

• The Devin Townsend Project have released a new live video of the song ‘Truth’, taken from upcoming live DVD ‘Ocean Machine – Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv’, which is out on 6 Jul.

• Farao has released new track ‘The Ghost Ship’ to mark her new deal with US record label Western Vinyl. She’s currently working on a new album.

• Frøkedal is back with new single ‘Treehouse’. “‘Treehouse’ was inspired by a six year old kid who tore his older brother’s treehouse to pieces without knowing he was being watched”, she says.

• Florence And The Machine will head out on a tour of the UK and Ireland in November, including a show at the O2 Arena in London on 21 Nov.

• CAA’s Emma Banks is to receive this year’s Music Industry Trusts Award. “Emma’s innate ability to work with artists, build relationships and of course spot the talent in the first place makes her quite unique”, says MITs Award committee chairman David Munns.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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