Thursday, March 30, 2017

One Liners: Throbbing Gristle, Spotify, Elton John, more | UNLIMITED | CMU

Throbbing Gristle

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Throbbing Gristle have re-signed to Mute Records, bringing their catalogue to streaming services for the first time. The label is also planning a series of physical and digital reissues.

• Spotify has teamed up with Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital to create an original content series called ‘Traffic Jams’ where a rapper and producer will work on creating a new song in the back of an SUV while stuck in rush hour traffic. So that’s a thing.

• Elton John is working with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice on an animated adaptation of their musical ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’. So that’s a thing.

• Danny Brown has released the new John Hill-directed video for ‘Ain’t It Funny’.

• Coldcut and On-U Sound have released ‘Vitals’, featuring Roots Manuva, from their upcoming ‘Outside The Echo Chamber’ album.

• PWR BTTM have released the video for new single ‘Answer My Text’. Their new album, ‘Pageant’, is out on 12 May.

• Sarah P has released the video for ‘Who Am I’, the second single from her forthcoming debut solo album.

• Half Waif has released the video for ‘Frost Burn’ from her ‘Form/a’ EP.

• Perfume Genius will play Heaven in London on 8 Jun. His new album, ‘No Shape’, is out on 5 May.


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