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By | Published on Tuesday 14 November 2017


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• ICE, the pan-European licensing hub owned by collecting societies PRS, STIM and GEMA, has announced plans to “harness cloud computing and machine learning technologies to deliver a highly automated copyright system”. This is going to speed everything up and make it better, apparently. “With this project, we will leverage the latest technologies to increase automation and take our copyright processing performance to the next level”, says ICE Operations CEO Markus Nees.

• Ticketmaster has launched a new division in Italy. “This was an organic move for the business”, says President of Ticketmaster International Mark Yovich, among other things, presumably designed to pad out a quote that was light on substance.

• Sia features on the debut by TQX, ‘The Day That You Moved On’.

• Kimbra has released new Skrillex collaboration ‘Top Of The World’.

• Wiley has released the video for ‘Call The Shots’, featuring JME.

• Sigrid has released new single, ‘Strangers’.

• Ulver have released new EP, ‘Sic Transit Gloria Mundi’. From it, this is ‘Bring Out Your Dead’.

• Fever Ray will play two shows in the UK next year, at Troxy in London on 20 Mar and Manchester’s Albert Hall on 21 Mar.

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

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