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CMU’s One Liners: Nonesuch Records, Una Tickets, Disclosure, Deerhunter, more

By and | Published on Wednesday 30 September 2015


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Bob Hurwitz is to step down as President of Nonesuch Records, the Warner Music label he has headed up for three decades. However, his departure will be gradual, and he will retain an A&R and producer role at the label.

• 7digital yesterday announced the promotion of Paul Langworthy to the role of COO. Previously VP Operations at the digital music and radio services provider, prior to joining 7digital Langworthy previously worked with YouView and Universal Music.

• Una Tickets will stage the second of its monthly Twitter debates on live industry issues tomorrow, 1 Oct, at midday, this time discussing the dominance of male artists on many festival line-ups this year. Follow @UnaTickets and #UnaAsks to join the debate.

• A video has been released for the Lorde-featuring ‘Magnets’ from Disclosures new album, ‘Caracal’. She’s in the video and everything.

• Deerhunter have uploaded a ‘concept map’ for new album ‘Fading Frontier’, which is out on 16 Oct.

• Sophie is selling an album, which you can procure via the purchase of various physical products. Have a look at them all here.

• Elle Exxe has released a new track called ‘Home With You’. It’s taken from a new EP called ‘Love To Hate You’, which is out on 20 Nov. She’ll also headline Koko in London on 16 Oct.

• John Grant has announced new tour dates in the UK and Ireland in January and February next year.

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