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One Liners: AJ Tracey, BMG, Arcade Fire, more

By | Published on Tuesday 10 May 2022

AJ Tracey


Warner Chappell has signed film composer Daniel Blumberg. “I’m really happy to be working with the team at Warner Chappell Music in this new chapter of my career”, he says. “I’m looking forward to developing my practice as a songwriter and composer over the coming years, starting with a new solo album and some upcoming film projects”.



BMG has appointed Sarah Mitchell as head of its UK-based neighbouring rights business. She joins from PPL. “BMG’s distinctive culture and client-centred approach has really set the agenda for what it means to be a music company in the streaming age”, she says. “I see this as the perfect opportunity to employ my industry knowledge and relationships to develop a premium neighbouring rights service”.

Amazon Music has hired Laura Lukanz as Head Of Music Industry, UK, Australia & New Zealand. She joins from First Access Entertainment. “This is a fantastic role, a dream job”, she says. “I am excited by the scale of innovation and impact at Amazon; the synergistic opportunities across the entertainment division are endless”.



AJ Tracey has released new single ‘Reasonable’.

The Smile have released ‘Thin Thing’, from their debut album ‘A Light For Attracting Attention’, which is out this Friday.

Poliça have released ‘Violence’ from their new album ‘Madness’, which is out on 3 June.

Tove Styrke has released new single, ‘YouYouYou’. Her new album, ‘Hard’, is out on 3 Jun.

Stella Donnelly has announced that she will release new album ‘Flood’ on 26 Aug, and put out its first single ‘Lungs’. She’ll also be in the UK for live shows in November.



Arcade Fire have announced UK tour dates in September, finishing up at The O2 Arena in London on 8 Sep. And for good measure, here’s the video for recent single ‘Unconditional (Lookout Kid)’.

Tinashe has announced a show at Electric Brixton in London on 7 Jul. Tickets are on sale now.

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