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By and | Published on Tuesday 20 March 2018

Because Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Because Music Group has announced three new hires within its UK operation: Nick Huggett joins as CCO for Because Music UK, Lisa Rimmer as Director Of Sales & Digital Operations and Laura Kelly as Creative & Marketing Product Manager for London Records. Why all these news appointments? Just Because. Ha ha!

• Antonious Porch has been announced as SoundCloud’s new General Counsel. “SoundCloud is the world’s leading open music and audio platform”, he explains. Porch joins from Shazam.

• Pitchfork’s Mark Richardson will be the first guest on a new podcast exploring the changing world of reviews, which launches this Friday. Hosted by Adam Brooks, the new show is called Reads Like A Four – info here.

• Queens Of The Stone Age have released the video for ‘Head Like A Haunted House’. They will headline a mini-festival of sorts in London’s Finsbury Park on 30 Jun.

• Scarlxrd’s new track ‘Faded’ will make your face fall off.

• Joker has announced a series of three double A-side singles to mark the tenth anniversary of his Kapsize label. The first, ‘Anamorphic/Forever’, is out on 20 Apr.

• The Fin have announced that they will release their debut album, ‘There’, on 8 Jun. They’ve also just released new single ‘Shedding’. They’ll play Thousand Island in London on the album’s release date.

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

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