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By | Published on Friday 16 February 2018

Run The Jewels

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Downtown has opened new offices in Paris and Sydney, adding to locations in New York, Amsterdam, London, Los Angeles, Nashville, and Tokyo. “Paris and Sydney have extraordinary Japanese restaurants, amongst many other exceptional options”, says CEO Justin Kalifowitz in a blog post. “This fact is relevant because we love to eat, but it’s also illustrative of the borderless world in which we live today”.

• Run The Jewels have been announced as this year’s Record Store Day ambassadors. They’ll be doing whatever it is that that entails ahead of the event on 21 Apr.

• Frank Ocean has released a new track, a cover of ‘Moon River’.

• A New Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds live film will be shown in cinemas around the UK on 21 Apr. Tickets are on sale right this very second.

• Muse have pissed out a new single, ‘Thought Contagion’. “The meaning of the song ‘Thought Contagion’ is about how other people’s thoughts, ideas and beliefs can sometimes infect your mind, get into your head and change the way you think yourself”, says Matt Bellamy.

• Royal Blood have released a video for ‘Look Like You Know’, from last year’s How Did We Get So Dark?’ album.

• Shamir has released new track, ‘Room’, which will feature on a new double A-side seven-inch, out in March.

• Field Music have released the video for their latest single, ‘Count It Up’. The album it’s taken from, ‘Open Here’, is out RIGHT NOW.

• Simone Felice has announced that he will release a new album, ‘The Projector’, on 13 Apr. The title track is out now, featuring contributions from Bat For Lashes and Four Tet.

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

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