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One Liners: Au/Ra, DJ White Shadow, Scott Storch, more

By and | Published on Wednesday 9 January 2019


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Warner/Chappell has signed a publishing deal with that there Au/Ra, aka Jamie Aura Stenzel. Warner’s Mike Smith reckons his new signing is “infectious”. Well, her melodies are “infectious”. No need to vaccinate.

• Primary Wave Music has signed an administration and co-publishing deal with Lady Gaga collaborator and W Hotels music director Paul Blair, aka DJ White Shadow. “He is an innovator”, insists Primary Wave’s Sarah McCann.

• CTM has extended its worldwide publishing deal with veteran writer/producer Scott Storch, who has worked with the likes of Dr Dre, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce and, most recently, the still surprisingly CV-friendly 6ix9ine and Chris Brown.

• The Association Of Independent Music has announced more speakers for its AIM Sync event, which takes place in London on 28 Jan. They include Charlotte von Kotze from Vice, David McGinnis from Mute Song, Harriet Moss from Manners McDade, ‘Breaking Bad’ music supervisor Thomas Golubic and artists Sebastian Plano, Paul Wolinski and Imogen Heap. Info here.

• The Chemical Brothers have released new track ‘MAH’, with a video filmed at their recent Alexandra Palace shows.

• Karen O has released new track ‘Anti-Lullaby’, which features in new Amazon Prime series ‘Hanna’.

• Janelle Monáe has released the video for ‘Screwed’ from her ‘Dirty Computer’ album. She’s also be confirmed to headline the West Holts stage at Glastonbury this year.

• Sharon Van Etten has released ‘Seventeen’ from her upcoming new album ‘Remind Me Tomorrow’. She is also set to play live dates in the UK and Ireland in March.

• Fat White Family have released a new video to announce that they will release an album called ‘Serfs Up!’ this year.

• Girlpool have released the title track from their upcoming new album ‘What Chaos Is Imaginary’.

• Anna Von Hausswolff has released a 20 minute live version of ‘Ugly And Vengeful’ from her ‘Dead Magic’ album.

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

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