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By | Published on Wednesday 13 June 2018

Mark Mitchell & Jack Melhuish, Parlophone

Other notable announcements and developments today…

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• Warner Music’s Parlophone has announced Jack Melhuish as its new Director of Marketing, Strategy & Partnerships. He joins from Universal’s Polydor label, prior to which he worked at another Warner label, Atlantic. Melhuish “totally gets the level of disruption”, says Parlophone Co-President Mark Mitchell. “Our focus will be to blend all traditional and non-traditional channels to our advantage”, nods Melhuish.

• Death Cab For Cutie have announced that they will release new album ‘Thank You For Today’ on 17 Aug. Here’s new single ‘Gold Rush’.

• White Denim are back with new single ‘It Might Get Dark’. Their new album, ‘Performance’, will be out on 24 Aug.

• Let’s Eat Grandma have released new track ‘Ava’.

• Deafheaven have released new track ‘Canary Yellow’. Their new album, ‘Ordinary Corrupt Human Love’, is due out on 13 Jul.

• Nina Kraviz has announced a new compilation on her techno label трип, called ‘Don’t Mess With Cupid. Cos Cupid Ain’t Stupid’. Among other things, it will feature an unreleased track from Aphex Twin’s Universal Indicator alias, and the now out ‘I Want To Be A Stewardess’ by Shadowax. The record is released on 20 Jul.

• Deap Vally have released new single ‘Get Gone’.

• The Speedy Wunderground label will release its third compilation of its limited edition seven-inch single releases. Included on the latest round up are tracks by Boxed In, Warmduscher, Melt Yourself Down and more. It’ll be out on 27 Jul.

• Bromide have released the video for new single ‘Two Song Slot’. The band’s new album, ‘I Woke Up’, is out this week.

• So Below has released a cover of MUNA’s ‘Crying On The Bathroom Floor’.

• Isis have announced that they will briefly reunite – under the name Celestial – in order to headline a tribute show for Cave In’s Caleb Schofield, who died in a car accident earlier this year.

• Modest! Management will receive the top prize at this year’s Artist & Manager Awards, that being the Peter Grant Award. “Modest! are the epitome of a modern day music management business, representing all aspects of their artists’ careers and acting for them on a global basis”, says MMF CEO Annabella Coldrick. The awards will take place at the Bloomsbury Big Top on 14 Nov.

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