Wednesday, March 28, 2018

One Liners: Wiley, Astralwerks, BBC, more | UNLIMITED | CMU


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• You can now receive a brief summary of what’s in each day’s CMU Daily – and read up on the stories that interest you – via Facebook Messenger. Click here to get started.

• Wiley has signed to UTA. Agent Billy Wood is “THRILLED”. As you would be.

• Toby Andrews is now General Manager of Universal’s Astralwerks label in the US, where he will be charged with “renewing the label’s historic strengths in the dance and electronic music genres”. He is both “honoured” and “excited”.

• The BBC is getting itself its first Commissioning Editor For Podcasts. Isn’t that exciting? Well, it’s exciting for Jason Phipps, who is joining the Beeb in the new podcasting role from The Guardian.

• 2 Chainz has released the video for ‘Proud’.

• Five Seconds Of Summer have released the video for their new single, ‘Want You Back’. “We’ve been rehearsing a lot”, say the band.

• Natalie Prass has released another song from her upcoming ‘The Future And The Past’ album. Here’s ‘Sisters’.

• Leon Bridges has released the video for ‘Bad Bad News’. His new album, ‘Good Thing’, is out on 4 May.

• Mark Pritchard has released the video for ‘Glasspops’. The track is taken from his new min-album, ‘The Four Worlds’.

• Sloan have released new single, ’44 Teenagers’. Their new album ’12’ is out on 6 Apr.

• Frankie Cosmos have released the video for new single, ‘Jesse’. They’re touring the UK in May, finishing up at the Scala in London on 31 May.

• Seinabo Sey is back with new single, ‘I Owe You Nothing’.

• Cocoa Futures have released new single ‘Sink In The Water’. “Getting older doesn’t always feel like growing”, says frontman Greg Sanderson. “It can feel a bit like sinking. There’s nothing inevitable about becoming a better person as you grow up and learn more. But maybe sinking is pretty good. Anyway, to keep things peppy, ‘Sink’ includes a nice happy major shift at the end!”

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


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