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By | Published on Tuesday 12 December 2017


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Sony Music’s prog label InsideOutMusic has announced that it has signed Dream Theater to a new record deal. “We have no doubt that being part of the Sony/InsideOut family will be an amazing creative and professional experience for all of us”, say the band.

• Skepta has released the video for ‘Ghost Ride’, from his recent EP ‘Vicious’.

• Moby. You know Moby, right? Well Moby has a new album coming out on 2 Mar. He just announced it, like yesterday. It’s called ‘Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt’. He’s put out the first track from it too. Here’s ‘Like A Motherless Child’.

• Björk has released the video for ‘Utopia’, the title track of her latest album.

• John Grant has announced new project, Creep Show. A collaboration with former Cabaret Voltaire frontman Stephen Mallinder, they will release their debut album, ‘Mr Dynamite’, on 16 Mar. Here’s a song, ‘Pink Squirrel’.

• Charli XCX has released another new track, ‘Unblock It’, featuring Kim Petras and Jay Park.

• Rolo Tomassi have released new track, ‘Balancing In The Dark’. “This song, almost unintentionally, became one of the most unsettling we’ve ever written”, says the band’s Chris Crayford.

• Marmozets have released new single ‘Major System Error’, taken from their upcoming new album ‘Knowing What You Know Now’. That’s out on 26 Jan.

• MJ Hibbett And The Validators have released a Christmas single, ‘Have A Drink With Us’. The song is an English language cover of German band Bläck Fööss’s 1974 song ‘Drink Doche Eine Met’.

• have announced that they will release a best of compilation in January, which will mark their decision to go on an indefinite hiatus. The release will feature a number of new songs, including this one, ‘Ribbon’.

• Nadine have released new single ‘Not My Kinda Movie’, taken from their debut album, ‘Oh My’, which is due out on 26 Jan.

• Kasabian have announced that they will play a show at Thetford Forest on 10 Jun as part of next year’s Forest Live series of shows. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

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

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