Artist News Business News Gigs & Festivals Industry People Labels & Publishers Live Business One Liners Releases

One Liners: Lovebox, Metallica, Eminem, more

By | Published on Wednesday 29 November 2017


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• ASCAP has hired Stephanie Ruyle as its new Executive Vice President Of Licensing. She replaces Vincent Candilora, who is retiring.

• Sony’s Columbia UK label has not one but two new Managing Directors. Stacey Tang has been promoted into the role, while Manish Arora has been brought in from Universal’s Polydor.

• The Lovebox and Citadel festivals have announced that they are following Field Day in moving from East London’s Victoria Park to South London’s Brockwell Park.

• Metallica have launched a website for their All Within My Hands Foundation. The charity has also been announced as a recipient of funding from a new initiative from Spotify and Starbucks, which is dishing out $1 million to charitable ventures. Part of that money will also go to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and Chance The Rapper’s Social Works.

• Eminem’s new album ‘Revival’ will be released on 15 Dec. So now you know.

• Billy Corgan’s silent film, ‘Pillbox’, is out. “I thought it was a different approach to listening to an album, to watch it in essence with a related, albeit non-linear, silent movie”, he says.

• US Girls, aka Meg Remy, has announced that she will release new album, ‘In A Poem Unlimited’, on 16 Feb. Out now is new single ‘Velvet 4 Sale’, of which she says: “Men are lucky women (and children) have yet to take up arms. And although I hope this never happens, and I completely disagree that violence is ever effective, this very idea was ripe for a song”.

• Juanita Stein has released the video for ‘Black Winds’ from her ‘America’ album. She’ll headline a show at the Shacklewell Arms in London tonight.

• Nightwave has released new track, ‘Limelight’, taken from new EP ‘Sanctuary’, which is out on 2 Feb.

• All Points East has announced that Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds will headline one of the new East London festival’s standalone shows on 3 Jun. Support will come from Patti Smith, St Vincent and Courtney Barnett. I mean, fucking hell, we’ve all got to go to that, haven’t we? Tickets on sale on Friday.

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

READ MORE ABOUT: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |