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By and | Published on Tuesday 12 September 2017

The Damned / Search & Destroy

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Ticketing firm CTS Eventim has announced a deal to take a majority stake in Italian promoter Vertigo. “Italy is already one of the most important markets for our company, so entering the live entertainment segment there is a logical step in our ongoing internationalisation”, says CTS Eventim CEO Klaus-Peter Schulenberg.

• The Association Of Independent Festivals has announced more details about its Festival Congress, including a headline panel discussion on the organisation’s ‘Safer Spaces’ campaign featuring Kate Lloyd from Time Out, Rebecca Hitchen from Rape Crisis South London, Tracey Wise from Safe Gigs For Women and Ami Lord from Standon Calling. More info here. The event is on 30 and 31 Oct.

• Having announced plans to record a new album earlier this year, The Damned have now booked in Tony Visconti to produce it. “He’s been at the top of our producer list since we first started thinking about recording the album, dream come true he’s on board”, say the band.

• Wolf Alice have released the video for new single ‘Beautifully Unconventional’. Their new albums, ‘Visions Of A Life’, is out later this month.

• Susanne Sundfør has announced that she will play the Shepherds Bush Empire on 1 Mar next year. Holy shit her new album is stunning.

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

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