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By | Published on Thursday 14 July 2022

Harry Styles


Mojo Music & Media has acquired the song rights of country songwriter Sharon Vaughn, covering her full catalogue, which includes songs written for Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and more. “It is gratifying to know that the works I created over the past decades have found a good home”, she says. “I feel Mojo will respect and enrich my catalogues and through their efforts my songs will realise their potential”.



Booking agency Wasserman Music has promoted three London-based agents – Dave BlackgroveMike Malak and Adele Slater – to the level of Partner. The company has also hired agents Nick Cave and Chris Smyth.

Warner Records in the US has announced that it has hired Dionnee Harper as EVP Marketing & Artist Development. She will officially take up the role on 15 Sep and is moving over from another Warner label, Atlantic. “It’s an incredible opportunity to work with their fantastic artist roster and explore every avenue to embed their music in the culture and bring it to the fans”, she says. “It’s not easy leaving all my wonderful colleagues and artists at Atlantic, but I’m very happy to be staying within the WMG family, where I’ve spent my whole career”.

Kartel Music Group has appointed Heather Swaine as Managing Director of its marketing and media promotions agency. She joins from WMA. “I have worked with Kartel on several projects over the years and have always admired their passion for innovation and indie spirit”, she says. “I’m so pleased to be joining the agency and using my experience and relationships to further develop the agency’s reach across the music industry”.



Harry Styles has released the video for ‘Harry’s House’ track ‘Late Night Talking’.

Ahead of the release of new album ‘You Still Here, Ho?’ next week, Flo Milli has released new single ‘No Face’.

Death Cab For Cutie have released new single ‘Here To Forever’. “It’s a song both about our impermanence and the anxiety of these times”, says the band’s Ben Gibbard. “It’s also about wanting to believe in something bigger even when it feels like nothing is out there”. Their new album, ‘Asphalt Meadows’, is out on 16 Sep.

Daniel Avery has released new track ‘Higher’, taken from his upcoming album ‘Chaos Theory’. The track features vocals from Sherelle, of whom he says: “Sherelle is a supernova artist and someone who always marches to the beat of her own drum”.

Russian Circles have released new single ‘Betrayal’. The track is taken from the band’s new album, ‘Gnosis’, which is out on 19 Aug.

Sohn has announced that he will release his first album for five years, ‘Trust’, on 2 Sep. “On [previous album] ‘Tremors’ it was like I was behind glass, but ‘Trust’ feels like you could be sat in that room, and not just with me; you’re sitting in this room with me, some musicians, some friends”. From it, this is ‘Segre’.

Just five months on from the release of their latest album ‘Are You Haunted?’, Methyl Ethel are back with new music, a single called ‘Talk Louder’. Band leader Jake Webb explains that he wanted to make “something fresh and free spirited, without too much thought”.

Fujiya & Miyagi will release new album ‘Slight Variations’ on 30 Sep. “We wanted to make a record that shows where we were, where we are and where we will go in the future”, says the band’s David Best. “I like the idea that if someone were new to us and they played this record it would convey everything that we are about”. First single ‘Digital Hangover’ is out now.

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