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One Liners: IMPALA, Michael Cera, Bon Iver, more

By | Published on Tuesday 26 September 2017

Bon Iver

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Pan-European indie label trade group IMPALA has elected a new board at its AGM, which took place at the Reeperbahn festival in Hamburg last week. Kees van Weije of Dutch association STOMP was elected president.

• Jo Charrington has been promoted to Co-President of Universal’s Capitol Records UK, reports Music Week. “I am fortunate to love my job”, says Charrington.

• Live Nation has hired Lesley Olenik as the new Vice President Of Touring for its US concerts division. She joins from AEG’s Goldenvoice.

• Michael Cera of being Michael Cera fame has released a new song, featuring the input of Sharon Van Etten. It is called ‘Best I Can’, was recorded for new documentary ‘Dina’, and is here:

• Shopping are back with a new single, ‘The Hype’. They’ve also announced that they’ll be touring the UK in November.

• Bon Iver will take up residency for four nights at the Hammersmith Apollo next February.

• The Prodigy will be touring the UK in December, closing things off with a three night run at the Brixton Academy. Tickets will be available on Friday.

• Belle & Sebastian will be touring the British Isles in March next year, including two nights at The Troxy in London. They’ve also released the video for new single ‘We Were Beautiful’.

• Dua Lipa will be touring the UK and Ireland in April next year, finishing up at Alexandra Palace on 20 Apr.

• Jake Bugg has announced that he’ll be touring the UK and Ireland in February and March next year, if you can stomach that sort of thing.

• Friendly Fires have announced that they will make their long overdue return at Brixton Academy on 5 Apr next year. Tickets on sale on Friday.

• Bonobo will play a headline show at Alexandra Palace on 1 Jun next year. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

• Jorja Smith has announced UK tour dates for next February, finishing up at the Shepherds Bush Empire on 14 Feb. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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