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One Liners: Grammys, Beck, MGMT, more

By | Published on Wednesday 17 January 2018

Grammy Awards

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• 4Music will broadcast the Grammy Awards in the UK this year, if you were wondering.

• Beck has released the video for ‘Fix Me’, taken from his latest album ‘Colors’. It’s got kids and dogs in it.

• MGMT’s new album ‘Little Dark Age’ will be released on 9 Feb, it has been announced. They’ll also play Electric Brixton in London on 6 Feb.

• Nathan Fake has announced that he will release new EP ‘Sunder’ on 23 Feb. Here’s the title track.

• CupcakKe has released the video for ‘Duck Duck Goose’, from her new album ‘Ephorize’. Probably don’t watch it in the office.

• Preoccupations – formerly known as Viet Cong – have announced that they will release new album, ‘New Material’, on 23 Mar. “It’s an ode to depression and self-sabotage”, says vocalist Matt Flegel of the record. Here’s first single, ‘Espionage’.

• U2 have announced two new UK tour dates for this autumn. They will play Manchester Arena on 19 and O2 Arena in London on 23 Oct. Tickets go on sale on 26 Jan.

• David Byrne has announced that he will play a handful of UK shows in Jun, including a performance at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on 19 Jun.

• Screaming Females will tour the UK in May. Their new album, ‘All At Once’, is out on 23 Feb.

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

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