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CMU’s One Liners: Bucks, Downtown, Metallica, more

By | Published on Tuesday 27 September 2016

Bucks Music Group

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Bucks Music Group has partnered with producer Charlie Andrew’s new publishing venture Big Tree Music to provide worldwide administration for the latter’s first signing, Francobollo. “It’s fantastic”, says Bucks’ Sarah Liversedge Platz.

• Downtown Music Publishing has hired Alan Goodstadt as its new CFO. “Alan is the ideal executive to lead finance for us,” says CEO Justin Kalifowitz of the former banker.

• Metallica have released the video for new single ‘Moth Into Flame’. Their new album, ‘Hardwired… To Self Destruct’, is out on 18 Nov.

• Jamie Lidell performed a new song called ‘How Did I Live Before Your Love’ on KCRW. Look, here is a video of that happening.

• Kero Kero Bonito have released another track from their forthcoming debut album. This is ‘Trampoline’.

• Calexico member Sergio Mendoza’s Orkesta Mendoza will release a new album, ‘¡Vamos A Guarachar!’, on 7 Oct. They’ll also play Wahaca’s Day Of The Dead at The Vaults in Waterloo on 4 Nov. Here’s a track, ‘Volcadora’.

• Trim will headline a 1-800-Dinosaur night at Brixton Jamm on 5 Nov, which will also feature DJ sets from James Blake, Mark Pritchard and more.

• Kraftwerk will be bringing their 3D show back to the UK for a tour next June, finishing up with two performances at the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

• Insisting on pursuing this reunion thing, The Stone Roses will play three UK shows in Belfast, London and Glasgow in June. They’ll probably do those dreadful new songs and everything. Urgh.

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