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One Liners: Sony Music, JEM, Arca, more

By | Published on Tuesday 19 March 2019

Sony Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Sony Music has hired Amanda Collins to head up its corporate communications department globally. “Amanda is a highly respected executive who understands the media and entertainment landscape”, reckons CEO Rob Stringer.

• Artist management company JEM Music Group has appointed Naz Idelji as its Managing Director. “Bringing in someone of Naz’s amazing experience, skillset and pedigree sets out a very clear mandate for our future”, says founder Colin Lester.

• Arca has created the start up music for retro gaming company Analogue’s new Mega Sg console, a remake of the Sega Megadrive. This follows Squarepusher composing the bootup music for the same company’s Super Nintendo update in 2017.

• Billie Eilish has released the video for 2018 single ‘You Should See Me In A Crown’.

• Saudade – made up of Deftones’ Chino Moreno, members of Bad Brains and others – have released their first new song for three years, ‘Shadows & Light’. The song features guest vocals from Chelsea Wolfe.

• Devin Townsend has released new track ‘Evermore’, from his upcoming new album ‘Empath’.

• Animal Collective drummer Avey Tare has released the video for new single ‘HORS_’. His new album, ‘Cows On Hourglass Pond’, is out this Friday.

• Daniel O’Sullivan has released new track ‘Under The Knife’, from his upcoming new solo album ‘Folly’.

• Josephin Öhrn And The Liberation have released new single ‘Feel The Sun’. They’ll be touring the UK in April and May, including a show at the Islington Assembly Hall on 26 Apr.

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