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CMU’s One Liners: Instagram bans #EDM, Saul Williams makes announcement, Björk cancels tour dates, and more

By | Published on Wednesday 5 August 2015


Other notable announcements and developments today..

• Instagram has banned the #EDM hashtag because it “was being used to share content that violates our guidelines around nudity”.

• Saul Williams has released the second in a series of videos to promote upcoming new album, ‘MartyrLoserKing’. Watch ‘The Announcement’ here.

• The National’s Matt Berninger and Menomena’s Brent Knopf will release an album together under the name El Vy, called ‘Return To The Moon’, on 30 Oct. Here’s the title track.

• You can watch Battles performing four songs from their new album ‘La Di Da Di’ on their website until 4pm today (UK time).

• Brighton band Kovak will release their new album, ‘Modern Lovers’, on 7 Sep. Here’s the video for ‘Swing Song’.

• Björk has cancelled a number of upcoming tour dates, including the Pitchfork Music Festival Paris and Iceland Airwaves, “due to a scheduling conflict beyond our control”.

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