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One Liners: Cooking Vinyl, Tyga, Alicia Keys, The Cribs

By | Published on Friday 14 August 2020


Cooking Vinyl has announced the signing of an “exclusive licence and distribution deal” with Tencent Music, covering all of the Chinese firm’s streaming services. TME is “the perfect partner to develop our artists and label in China and bring our eclectic and diverse music to the Chinese audience”, reckons Cooking Vinyl boss Martin Goldschmidt.

Dance music promoter Insomniac – best know for its Electric Daisy Carnival festival – has teamed up with CTM Publishing to launch a new songs venture called Sounds That Never Sleep Publishing. Insomniac already has a label, but the new venture sees it push into music publishing too.

Just Isn’t Music – the publishing company of indie label Ninja Tune – has just confirmed a whole host of recent signings, including: Tank And The Bangas, Novat Twins, Working Men’s Club, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard, Kokoko!, Dai Burger, Talk Show and Laura Bettinson. Busy busy.

Talent agency UTA has added Tyga to its roster.



Anastasia Ellis is moving from Kobalt to Warner Chappell to become the major’s VP for Regional European Administration. Her new boss, SVP for Global Administration Claire McAuley, is “delighted”.



Alicia Keys and Khalid have a brand new collaborative single to share called ‘So Done’.

Evanescence have put out a new track called ‘Use My Voice’ which “celebrates the power of speaking out in order to promote more justice in the world”. It features a bunch of guest collaborators, including Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless, Lzzy Hale of Halestorm and Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation.

There’s a new Drake track out in the world. It’s called ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’. It features Lil Dark. Don’t go saying we didn’t warn you.

Tommy Lee off of Mötley Crüe has released a new track with Brooke Candy and Moon Bounce called ‘Demon Bitches’. It’s from an upcoming album called ‘Andro’.

Look at this, it’s only a video for a new track from The Cribs, ‘Running Into You’. There’s a new album too! Though not until November. Show some patience for God’s sake!

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