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One Liners: BMG, FUGA, Apple Music, more

By and | Published on Tuesday 13 March 2018


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• BMG has appointed Albert Slendebroek to run its Benelux repertoire operation, aka BMG Talpa Music. Slendebroek used to work at the majors before stints at FUGA and Amsterdam-based dance independent Armada Music.

• Digital distribution and content delivery firm FUGA has announced new deals with ReverbNation and indie label Mom + Pop Music. The new deals come as the company opens new offices in London and Milan.

• Current number of Apple Music subscribers? 38 million thank you very much for asking. Or so says your main man Eddy Cue speaking at SXSW. And he should know. That’s up from the last subscriber boast of 36 million just a month ago. Good times!

• Johnny Marr will release a new solo album, titled ‘Call The Comet’, “soon”.

• Lady Leshurr has released her own version of Kendrick Lamar’s ‘New Freezer’.

• Art School Girlfriend has released new single, ‘Moon’. She also plays the Sebright Arms in Hackney tonight.

• Rudimental have announced that they will headline Alexandra Palace in London on 27 Oct. Their third album should be out by then.

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

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