Thursday, November 2, 2017

One Liners: Warner Music, Bandcamp, Jake Shears, more | UNLIMITED | CMU

Warner Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Warner Music yesterday announced the appointment of Karl Kongkham to the role of MD for its Thailand division. He joins the music firm from advertising business the Leo Burnett Group.

• Direct-to-fan platform Bandcamp earlier this week unveiled a new app for artists and labels which, it says, “gives you a real-time mobile view into your stats, helps you manage and fulfil your merch, and lets you directly message your fans, even targeting those messages by fan location and level of support”.

• Immersive theatre show ‘Inside Pussy Riot’ will come to London later this month. Catch it at the Saatchi Gallery on King’s Road in London from 14-24 Nov. More info here.

• Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears has released his debut solo single, ‘Creep City’.

• Ahead of UK tour dates next week, Shabazz Palaces have released a video for ‘Since CAYA’, featuring Thundercat.

• The Go! Team’s new single ‘Semicircle Song’ now has a video.

• Susanna has announced that she will release a new album, ‘Go Dig My Grave’, on 9 Feb. Here’s the title track.

• Káryyn has put out the third release in her ‘Quanta’ series, featuring new tracks ‘Ever’ and ‘Un-c2see’.

• Girlhood have released new single, ‘Baby Teeth’, the title track of their debut EP, out this Friday.

• Ellie Goulding will headline a charity show in aid of Streets Of London at the Royal Albert Hall on 11 Dec. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

• Toddla T has announced a carnival-themed show at London’s Oval Space on 9 Dec, where he’ll be joined by The Dreem Teem, Jus Now x Dismantle, P Montana + Afro B, Jamz Supernova + Stush, and Snoochie Shy.

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


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