Other notable announcements and developments today…
• Warner/Chappell has signed a new publishing deal with Rolling Stones collaborator Matt Clifford. “It’s fantastic to be working with Mike Smith and the team at Warner/Chappell”, says Clifford. “I know that they’ll be able to support me in all my various projects, from my exciting work the Stones to my composing of film and TV soundtracks”.
• Live music firm DHP Family has hired Matthew Cook as its London Venue Programmer. He will work across Oslo, The Garage, Thousand Island and The Borderline. He has previously worked for a number of venues, including The ICA, Brighton Dome, Hackney Empire and Warwick Arts Centre.
• Japanese artist management company Amuse is holding auditions for multi-lingual artists in Tokyo next April. The deadline for applications is 3 Dec. More info here.
• Black Eyed Peas are releasing an augmented reality app to accompany their Marvel-published graphic novel ‘Masters Of The Sun: The Zombie Chronicles’. “I’ve known about the possibilities of AR for the past three years”, boasts Will.i.am.
• Fallulah has covered The Doors’ ‘Light My Fire’ as part of the ongoing ‘Instant Love’ project, which sees female musicians record classic love songs that were originally sung by men about women.
• Metal band Doll$boxx are back with their first new release for five years, ‘Shout Down’. The track is taken from new mini-album ‘High $pec’, out on 19 Jan.
• Gogol Bordello have released a new live version of their song, ‘Did It All’, ahead of their UK tour next month. The original version of the track appears on the band’s latest album, ‘Seekers And Finders’.
• Mabel has announced UK and Ireland tour dates for next April, which will finish with a performance at The Forum in London on 25 Apr.
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