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One Liners: Rolo Tomassi, Bastille, DVSN & Ty Dolla $ign, more

By | Published on Thursday 19 August 2021


Rolo Tomassi have signed a new record deal with eOne Heavy. “We’re THRILLED to be signing with eOne Heavy for this new record”, says the band’s James Spence. “It was an easy decision for us and they’ve been a dream to work with. We’re looking forwards to everything that follows”. The band’s first single for the label, ‘Cloaked’, is out now.

Warner Chappell has signed producer CeeBeats to a worldwide publishing deal. “Warner Chappell has a strong female leadership team and I’ve really connected with Shani [Gonzales], Amber [Davis] and Darryl [Parkinson]”, she says. “I’m a fan of a lot of songwriters on their roster and I’m looking forward to working with many of them in the near future”.

Sony Music Publishing has extended its publishing agreement with film company Tyler Perry Studios. The publisher’s visual and media rights division will continue to administer all existing and future music commissioned for its film and TV productions. “Tyler Perry Studios continues to transform the film [and] TV industry with its modern creative vision and passion for diverse storytelling”, says SMP CEO Jon Platt. “At Sony Music Publishing, we are committed to supporting the studio’s talented composers and the music that bring these unique narratives to life”.



Kieran Thurgood has been promoted to Senior Vice President Of Global Marketing at Universal Music’s Capitol Music Group in the US. “Kieran is a forward-thinking and collaborative executive whose proactive approach is integral to our company’s ability to break artists worldwide”, says CMG CEO Jeff Vaughn. “I congratulate him on his well-deserved promotion”.



Bastille have released new single ‘Thelma & Louise’.

DVSN and Ty Dolla $ign have released new track ‘Memories’, taken from their upcoming collaborative album, ‘Cheers To The Best Memories’, which is out tomorrow.

Parquet Courts will release their new album ‘Sympathy For Life’ on 22 Oct. “Historically, some amazing rock records have been made from mingling in dance music culture – from Talking Heads to ‘Screamadelica'”, says the band’s Austin Brown. “Our goal was to bring that into our own music. Each of us, in our personal lives, has been going to more dance parties. Or rather, we were pre-pandemic, which is when this record was made”. Here’s first single ‘Walking At A Downtown Pace’.

Maisie Peters has released new single ‘Volcano’. Her debut album, ‘You Signed Up For This’, is out next week on Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Man Records.

Future Islands have released new single ‘Peach’. The band are also set to play Alexandra Palace in London on 25 Mar 2022.

Machinedrum has released new single ‘Stone Age’, featuring Deniro Farrar.

Jelani Blackman has released new single ‘Bubblin’. “I was actually bubblin when I recorded this tune”, he says. “Was in lockdown and had to record in my studio at home. The next day there was a letter through the door with a noise complaint cos I was on such a wave. That’s the whole mood of the song for me”.

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