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One Liners: AIM, Olivia Colman, Dua Lipa, more

By | Published on Friday 1 November 2019



The Association Of Independent Music has launched a new ‘Start-up Guide To Music Business’, which is part of the organisation’s alliance with BBC Introducing that was announced at its recent AGM. It provides, says AIM, “an essential ‘how to’ on starting and growing a business working with and releasing music in the 21st Century”. You can access a copy here.



Olivia Colman has recorded a cover of Portishead’s ‘Glory Box’ – with a little help from Phoebe Waller-Bridge – for a new BBC Children In Need compilation of celebrity covers, called ‘Got It Covered’. Here’s a behind the scenes video.

Dua Lipa has released ‘Don’t Start Now’, the recently announced first single from her second album.

Labrinth has announced that he will release his long-awaited second album – the follow-up to 2012’s ‘Electronic Earth’ – on 22 Nov. Titled ‘Imagination And The Misfit Kid’, the album’s first single, ‘Where The Wild Things Are’, it out now.

Miguel has released new single ‘Funeral’.

La Roux is back with new single ‘International Woman Of Leisure’. She’s also announced that she will release new album ‘Supervision’ on 7 Feb and play a show in London at Fabric on 5 Feb.

88rising has released the video for ‘Hopscotch’, fronted by the collective’s August 08, Joji and Rich Brian, and featuring the guest talents of Barney Bones.

Deerhunter have released new twelve minute single ‘Timebends’ ahead of UK and Ireland tour dates starting tomorrow.

All Them Witches have released new single ‘1X1’. They will tour the UK supporting Ghost this month.

Shygirl has released the video for her new single ‘BB’, produced by Sega Bodega.



My Chemical Romance have announced that they will reunite for a show in LA on 20 Dec.

The Hold Steady have announced three back-to-back shows in London next March. They’ll play Camden’s Electric Ballroom on 6-7 Mar and Bush Hall in Shepherds Bush on 8 Mar. Go to all three. Or just one. Or two. Or none. The choice is yours!

Marika Hackman has announced UK tour dates in February and March next year, starting at Gorilla in Manchester on 24 Feb and winding up at The Forum in London on 5 Mar.

Methyl Ethel have announced that they will play Peckham Audio on 19 Nov. The one-off London show will follow a European tour supporting Mac DeMarco.

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