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

One Liners: The Stereotypes, Matador, John Grant, more

By | Published on Wednesday 29 August 2018

John Grant

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Entertainment One has signed a new deal with The Stereotypes and their publishing company Beach Wave. The songwriting group are best known for their work on Bruno Mars’s ’24k Magic’ album. The company has also signed a direct deal with the group’s Ray Charles McCullough II, aka RaCharm. “We are excited”, say The Stereotypes. “I am so excited”, says eOne’s Chris Taylor. “I’m super excited”, says RaCharm.

• Matador Records has announced two new appointments, one in New York and one in London. Jake Whitener joins the staff as Director of A&R in the US and Alex Keague-Davies joins as UK General Manager. “I’m looking forward to not only continuing the legacy and success of Matador and their artists, but growing and building on that, both in the UK and internationally”, says Keague-Davies.

• John Grant has shared two new tracks from his upcoming album, ‘Love Is Magic’ – ‘He’s Got His Mother’s Hips’ and ‘Touch & Go’.

• Blood Orange has released the video for ‘Saint’, taken from his new album ‘Negro Swan’.

• King Krule has released the video for ‘Biscuit Town’, from his Mercury-nominated album ‘The Ooz’.

• Tess Roby has released the video for ‘Given Signs’, from her debut album ‘Beacon’.

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

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