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CMU’s One Liners: Napalm Records, SB Projects, more

By and | Published on Friday 29 July 2016

Napalm Records

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Metal label Napalm Records has announced it is opening a new London office next month. The UK base will be overseen by Wally van Middendorp, who is “very pleased” about his new job.

• The longtime General Manager of artist manager Scooter Braun’s SB Projects company, Allison Kaye, has been promoted to the role of President of said business.

• Music consultancy Arising Artist has announced the appointment of Alan Pell to the role of General Manager, him have most recently been MD of the Distiller Music Group.

• Live Nation’s grass roots ticketing outfit TicketWeb will be headline sponsor on the next edition of Venues Day, which is organised by the Music Venue Trust of course.

• AlunaGeorge have released ‘Mean What I Mean’, the latest single taken from their upcoming second album ‘I Remember’. The LP’s out on 16 Sep, and they’ll play Koko in London on 25 Nov.

• Daughter have released the video for new single ‘No Care’. They’ve also announced UK tour dates for October.

• Frankie Cosmos has released the video for new single ‘Sinister’. She’ll be playing UK shows in September, including The Dome in London on 8 Sep.

• Ofelia K has another new track out, this one called ‘Killing Me’. “‘Killing Me’ is about the strange paradox that those who love you the most can also hurt you the most”, she says.

• Amatsuki releases his second album, ‘Hakoniwa Dramatic’, in Europe through JPU Records today. Here’s opening track ‘Shooting Star’.

• Trentemøller will be headlining the Islington Assembly Hall on 18 Sep. Tickets on sale now.

• Death Grips will play their first London show for three years at Village Underground on 17 Oct. Unless they don’t.

• There was some crappy fan-shot footage of Coldplay playing ‘Johnny B Goode’ going around recently. Now the band have uploaded an official video of that occurrence.



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