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One Liners: R Kelly, Deezer, Tool, more

By | Published on Thursday 9 May 2019

R Kelly

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• R Kelly has avoided further jail time by paying off his outstanding child support bill, reports TMZ. The $62,000 handed over yesterday covers March, April and May of this year. However, he was informed at a hearing yesterday that he still owes $32,000 in interest. He is also still required to pay his ex-wife £20,000 per month on an ongoing basis.

• Deezer has announced “a new look and feel that highlights the brand’s human and local identity”. Sure.

• Cult Of Luna have announced that they have signed a new record deal with Metal Blade, and released new track, ‘The Silent Man’. “We’re THRILLED to announce our collaboration with Metal Blade and the creation of our new home, Red Creek, that will handle Cult of Luna’s future productions”, say the band. “This is a dawn to an exciting journey to come”.

• Tool have announced that they will finally release the follow-up to their last album, 2006’s ‘10,000 Days’, on 30 Aug.

• Dido has released the video for new single ‘Take You Home’.

• Jhene Aiko has released new single ‘Triggered (Freestyle)’.

• Mac DeMarco has released new single ‘On The Square’. His new album, ‘Here Comes The Cowboy’, is out this week.

• Rosie Lowe has released new single ‘Mango’.

• Aadea provides vocals on the new single by producer Kirk Spencer, ‘Product’.

• The Body have announced a show at The Dome in London on 12 Jul, before returning later in the month for a handful more UK gigs.

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