Artist News Business News Deals Gigs & Festivals Industry People Labels & Publishers One Liners Releases

CMU’s One Liners: Kobalt, SESAC, Quincy Jones, more

By and | Published on Monday 21 September 2015


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Busy busy Kobalt last week announced it had signed LA-based EDM up-n-comer Zhu to a worldwide publishing deal, while the firm’s label services unit confirmed an alliance with singer-songwriter type King Charles.

• US performing rights organisation SESAC last week announced it was now representing George Clinton who said “me and SESAC are a good match”. Good match, good times.

• Quincy Jones is “fine” after receiving medical treatment for “shortness of breath” last week, a spokesperson said over the weekend. The producer, now 82 years old, was admitted to an LA hospital last Thursday, and tweeted on Friday that he still has “much to do” after being sent home.

• As unlikely as it sounds, Naughty Boy has actually done a track with Beyonce. And then been interviewed by Channel 4 News about it. It was quite a week in Naughty-ville. Listen here. Watch here.

• Metric will be touring the UK in October, following last week’s release of new album ‘Pagans In Vegas’. It’ll finish with a show at The Forum in London. Full dates here.

• Vessels have announced autumn tour dates all over the UK, which include a show at XOYO in London. Details here.

• The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band will play a 50th anniversary show at IndigO2 in London on 3 Dec, with support from The Rutles (no, Eric Idle won’t be there). Tickets here.

READ MORE ABOUT: | | | | | | | | | |