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One Liners: Kobalt, Thom Yorke, Missy Elliott, more

By | Published on Friday 23 August 2019



Kobalt has promoted Ann Tausis to CEO of its Kobalt Neighbouring Rights business. She has already been heading up the division since 2013. “Ann’s commitment to neighbouring rights is second to none”, says overall Kobalt CEO Willard Ahdritz.



Thom Yorke has put together a zine, titled ‘I See You’, in collaboration with Crack Magazine. It sees eight interviewees, plus Yorke himself, answer the same set of questions. Profits will go to Greenpeace.



Missy Elliott has released new EP ‘Iconology’ – the closest she’s got to putting out an album for fourteen years. From it, this is ‘Throw It Back’.

Lana Del Rey has released a video featuring two new tracks, ‘Fuck It, I Love You’ and ‘The Greatest’. She’s also announced UK arena shows in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham for February next year. Her new album, ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell’, is out next week.

The 1975 have released new single ‘People’. Their fourth album, ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’, will be released on 21 Feb 2020.

Vince Staples has released the first episode of new video series ‘The Vince Staples Show’, which contains new track ‘So What?’

Alter Bridge have released new single ‘Take The Crown’. Their new album, ‘Walk The Sky’, is out on 18 Oct.

The CD edition of Perfume‘s new best of compilation ‘P Cubed’ will also come with a DVD featuring highlights of their Coachella set earlier this year. From that, here’s ‘My Color’.

Burna Boy has released the video for his single ‘Pull Up’.

Diiv have released new single ‘Taker’. New album ‘Is The Is Are’ is the is out on 4 Oct.

Shhe has released new single ‘Saint Cyrus’. “The track is in constant transition”, she says. “When I wrote it, I was thinking a lot about identity. How no one is ever complete. Things are added, taken away, obscured, manipulated; certain characteristics, behaviours. In the track there are parts that disintegrate, disappear, are reintroduced elsewhere. But the words stay the same”.

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