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One Liners: Charli XCX, Florence And The Machine, Chase & Status, more

By | Published on Tuesday 15 March 2022

Charli XCX


Sony Music Entertainment Latin-Iberia has announced a new partnership with WK Records, founded by WK Entertainment CEO Walter Kolm. “This partnership is personally meaningful to me because of the trust and admiration that I have for Sony Music”, says Kolm. “It confirms our shared vision to continue to lead and impact the Latin music industry with an unparalleled worldwide magnitude, as we combine our strengths and build an unprecedented alliance”.



Downtown Music Services has promoted Dan Miller to Director Of Client Services and David Labovitch to Content Operations Manager. “The promotions of Dan and David reflect the stellar work that they have been doing in putting client service and ease of operation at the heart of our business”, says Global President Mike Smith. ”As we expand globally, making sure that we deliver in these areas has never been more important and Dan and David are central to our efforts to be the best in the business”.



Charli XCX has released new single ‘Every Rule’, co-produced by AG Cook and Oneohtrix Point Never.

Chase & Status have released new single ‘Don’t Be Scared’, featuring Takura. A long time in the making, the track – the duo explain – “kicks off our [upcoming new] album with raw, tribal energy and Takura shines as ever”. They add: “With the vocals first recorded in 2010 we knew we had to make this work some day and it all came together for this record”.

Aitch has released new single ‘Baby’, produced by Fred Again.

Thom Yorke off of Radiohead and all that has released new solo track ‘5.17’, originally penned for the soundtrack of series six of ‘Peaky Blinders’.

Belief – aka Boom Bip and Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa – have released their second single ‘Ulu’. Their debut EP, ‘Versions’, will be out on 8 Apr.



Florence And the Machine will head out to play three theatre dates next month, hitting Newcastle’s City Hall on 15 Apr, Blackburn’s King George’s Hall on 16 Apr and London’s Theatre Royal on 19 Apr. Tickets go on general sale on 17 Mar.

Ian Brown has announced his first solo tour for more than a decade, starting at Leeds Academy on 25 Sep and finishing up at London’s Brixton Academy on 7 Oct. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

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