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One Liners: Liam Payne, Ski Mask The Slump God, Charlotte De Witte, more

By | Published on Monday 28 October 2019

Liam Payne


Drum n bass duo Hybrid Minds have signed to Decade Management. “What Hybrid Minds have achieved to date off their own backs, on their own label, without a publisher, without management, and without any daytime radio play is frankly remarkable”, says CEO Amanda Playle. “This is a real organic movement growing at a frantic pace”.



UK collecting society PRS For Music is offering each of its members a free subscription to online mastering service Landr. They will receive access to the basic package for twelve months, plus a discount on premium tiers. “By collaborating with Landr, we are offering our songwriter, composer, producer and publisher members a valuable way to take their music one step further”, says PRS Director Of Membership Claire Jarvis.



Liam Payne has released new single ‘All I Want (For Christmas)’. It’s a Christmas single. It’s not even Halloween yet.

Ski Mask The Slump God has released the video for his single ‘Nuketown’.

Rufus Wainwright has released the first single under his new BMG deal, ‘Trouble In Paradise’. Of the track, he says: “‘Trouble In Paradise’ is about the fashion world but also applies to the state of the planet”.

Church & AP have announced that they will release their debut album, ‘Teeth’, on 15 Nov. They’ve marked the occasion by releasing new single, ‘Hello Hello’. “This song just further defines who we are as artists”, says Church. “Young and confident. It’s a simple premise that helps prepare our fans for the album. If not in sound then in subject matter”.



Charlotte De Witte will be bringing her Kntxt night to London in December, with a show at Fabric on 14 Dec. More info here.



Because songwriters love streaming services so much, the Ivors Academy has announced that Apple Music will sponsor next year’s Ivor Novello Awards. “This new relationship with Apple Music marks an exciting evolution for us”, says Ivors Academy CEO Graham Davies. “We’re THRILLED about bringing The Ivors to the fore for a new audience through the Apple ecosystem”.

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