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One Liners: Tammi Kidd Hutton, SoundCloud, Lil Wayne, more

By | Published on Thursday 24 January 2019


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Ole has signed a new worldwide co-publishing deal with Nashville songwriter Tammi Kidd Hutton. “Great people; great company”, says Hutton.

• SoundCloud co-founder Eric Wahlforss has resigned as the company’s Chief Product Officer. “This was not an easy decision to make, but one of the biggest reasons why I feel I have made the right decision is that the company is in such capable hands”, he said in a memo to staff. In a statement, CEO Kerry Trainor added: “”It’s not easy to express the depth of my respect and admiration for Eric”.

• Lil Wayne has released the video for ‘Don’t Cry’, featuring XXXtentacion.

• Pixies are set to release a new album later this year, which will seem them reunite with Kim Deal for the third time. Ahead of the release, in June they will start publishing a new weekly podcast, ‘Past Is Prologue, Pixies’. Here’s a trailer.

• Daniel Johnston has released a new animated video for ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Your Grievances’ from his 1983 album, ‘Yip/Jump Music’.

• Sega Bodega has released new track, ‘Mimi’. It arrives ahead of his live show at Hoxton Hall in London on 7 Feb.

• Shitting hell, King Prawn are back! The band will release their first album since 2003 – ‘The Fabulous New Sounds Of…’ – on 19 Apr. They are also set to play shows in Manchester, London and Hastings the same month.

• Seraphina is back with new single ‘Kingdom Come’. “The song is about the addictive power of doomed desire”, she says. “Like a cult promising salvation, it draws you in and once you sense the shadows lurking it’s too late to pull away from the thrill”.

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

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