Friday, October 6, 2017

One Liners: Spotify, Apple Music, Maroon 5, more | UNLIMITED | CMU


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Spotify has added Nike exec Heidi O’Neill to its board of directors, reports Recode. Her day job is over seeing the sports brand’s retail, digital and e-commerce units.

• Apple Music now has one of those trendy Facebook Messenger bots all the kids are talking about.

• Maroon 5 will release a new album, ‘Red Pill Blues’, on 2 Nov. Oh God, when will it end?

• Charlie Puth, who continues to insist on having no L in his surname, no matter how many times my brain inserts one, has a new single out called ‘How Long’. His new album, ‘Voicenotes’, is out on 11 Jan. All I’m saying is if my surname was Puth, I’d definitely change it to Pluth. Or Smith.

• Craig David has released new track ‘For The Gram’. His new album, ‘The Time Is Now’, is out on 28 Jan. So the time is then. But then it will be now. Don’t miss it.

• Tove Lo has released the video for ‘Disco Tits’. It’s got a puppet in it;

• Cavalera Conspiracy have released new single ‘Insane’. New album ‘Psychosis’ is out on 17 Nov.

• Nnamdi Ogbonnaya has remixed Noga Erez’s ‘Dance While You Shoot’. He’s done a fine job too:

• US Girls is back, she’s mad as hell, and she’s not going to take this anymore;

• Rising rapper Yizzy has released new single, ‘Do You Wanna’. He appeared at BBC Introducing Live this week and will be performing at The Roundhouse as part of the Floor Sixx All Dayer on 20 Oct.

• David Bazan has resurrected Pedro The Lion for some US live shows in December. He’s also hinted that new music is on the way.

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


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