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By | Published on Wednesday 8 March 2023


Wise Music Group has announced one of those global exclusive publishing agreements between its Chester Music business and British-Indian-American musician Anoushka Shankar. “Anoushka Shankar is a multi-faceted talent with huge potential in global media markets as well on the world’s greatest stages”, says CEO Marcus Wise. “We look forward to supporting her growth in these areas as both an artist and a composer”.

Also at Wise Music Group and Chester Music, a global exclusive publishing deal has been announced with American composer and sound artist Ellen Reid. Says Chester Music MD Wiebke Busch: “The team at Chester Music is honoured to welcome Ellen Reid, composer and sound artist of a unique dimension! We are inspired by her creative energy and honoured to be part of her creative journey”.



The UK’s Entertainment Retailers Association yesterday published its annual Yearbook full of stats and insights for all fans of stats and insights whose fandom for stats and insights is skewed towards stats and insights about music, video and gaming in the UK. Download yourself a copy here.



Angel Olsen will release an EP called ‘Forever Means’ on 14 Apr. First track ‘Nothing’s Free’ is already streaming – here’s the official lyric video.

DevilDriver have announced that new album ‘Dealing With Demons Vol II’ will be released on 12 May. Check the video for lead single ‘Through The Depths’.



Another 150 artists were added to the line-up of The Great Escape yesterday. Yes, 150! Among them The Murder Capital, JGrrey, Hak Baker, Sophie May, Mae Stephens and L Devine. Get yourself a delegate pass to access all of that plus the TGE Conference including the CMU+TGE Sessions. TGE 2023 is happening from 10-13 May.

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