THURSDAY 2 APRIL 2015
TODAY'S TOP STORY: Sony Music has bounced a countersuit back at 19 Entertainment, having failed to have most of a lawsuit filed against it by the 'Idol' star repping company dismissed last month. As previously reported, 19, which owns the 'American Idol' franchise and manages various former winners and finalists from the talent show, sued Sony Music last year. The major was the original label... [READ MORE]
 
TODAY'S APPROVED: It's the Easter holidays, which means extra opportunities for great nights out. Here are three club tips for the long weekend. Swamp 81 at Corsica Studios Swamp 81 returns to Corsica Studios, with Falty DL, Loefah, Paleman and others on the decks. Great venue and Falty DL is still definitely my man of the moment. His album last year was rather excellent... [READ MORE]
TOP STORIES Sony hits back in 19 lawsuit, claims it overpaid former Idols
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LABELS & PUBLISHERS Concord and Bicycle merge, buy Vanguard and Sugar Hill
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LIVE BUSINESS Band On The Wall receives Attitude Is Everything gold status
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DIGITAL & D2F SERVICES Tidal exec hits back at the many, many, many, many critics
Teens prefer streaming to downloads the world over, research finds
Dan Le Sac ponders the actual monetary value of an album
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MEDIA Global Radio reportedly bidding for Juice FM in Liverpool
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ARTIST NEWS Noah And The Whale split
Julian Lennon releases tribute to late mother, Cynthia
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ONE LINERS Kurt Cobain documentary clip, NWA movie trailer, yet more from Blur, and still more besides
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AND FINALLY... Zayn Malik not preparing solo album, chill out
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16EIGHT - ACCOUNT MANAGER (LONDON)
16eight is a creative design and marketing studio located in East London. We are looking for a full time Account Manager to join the team from May 2015. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in working as part of a new and dynamic yet small team, managing multiple projects covering the arts and music, travel and tourism, NGO, charity, fashion and events sectors.

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AWAL/KOBALT DIGITAL - SENIOR CLIENT & LABEL MANAGER (LONDON)
We are looking for an experienced Client/Label Manager to be based at the Kobalt office in London. The Client/Label Manager is the main point of contact for our clients into the company, and will be responsible for the co-ordination of releases, client support and product development.

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POLLSTAR UK - SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (LONDON)
The current opening for an Sales Account Executive offers a dynamic career opportunity in the live music industry. Applicants should have a minimum of five years sales experience, preferably including sales management experience, sales training experience, strong references and solid computer skills.

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[PIAS] ARTIST & LABEL SERVICES - LABEL MANAGER (LONDON)
[PIAS] Artist & Label Services has one of the most experienced label management teams in the business. We are looking to add to the team and bring in a new label manager to work alongside us in supporting the broad range of labels with whom we work.

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DOMINO - DIGITAL ACCOUNT MANAGER (LONDON)
Domino is seeking a confident individual to oversee its digital account and sales initiatives, based in the London office. The position will manage key partnerships and initiatives across digital music and video service providers (such as iTunes, Spotify, VEVO and Amazon MP3) with a particular focus on the UK and European markets.

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SOLD OUT - DIGITAL DESIGNER (LONDON)
Sold Out is an independent full service advertising agency, specialising in arts and entertainment for 20 years. We love what we do, driven by a passion for creating innovative and inspiring campaigns that create a buzz and deliver results. You will be working as part of the creative studio, working closely with the design team to roll out campaigns to tight deadlines.

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HART MEDIA - PLUGGER (LONDON)
Hart Media is one of the UK's leading Radio PR agencies. Our clients have included Passenger, The Prodigy, Public Service Broadcasting, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Motorhead, Deaf Havana, Broncho, Lucy Spraggan, Madness, Darlia, Ward Thomas, Alison Moyet to name a few. We're looking for a passionate and enthusiastic music lover with at least one year's previous experience in radio promotions or similar role.

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ISOLATION NETWORK INC - ASSOCIATE, CLIENT OPERATIONS (LONDON)
Isolation Network, Inc. ("IN") is the parent company of INgrooves Music Group and INscribe Digital. IN's technology powers media distribution for INgrooves Music Group, INscribe Digital, as well as a number of corporate enterprise media clients. Operations Associate will be client facing, responsible for content ingestion, catalogue change requests and other operational activities.

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YES PLEASE - PRESS OFFICER (LONDON)
Yes Please is a dynamic music publicity agency based in Brick Lane. We are looking for a press and online officer to join the team. We are currently working with some of the industry’s best labels in the indie and major world and some fantastic artists including; Karen O, elbow, Conor Oberst, Speedy Ortiz, Fat White Family and The Districts amongst many others.

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PREMIER AVIATION UK - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT (CRAWLEY)
Premier Aviation UK Ltd, a member of the Hunt & Palmer group, are specialist brokers to the music and entertainment industries and have worked with many of the world's top acts since 1996. With so many exciting new opportunities on the horizon for 2015, we are looking to appoint a dedicated Business Development Manager to help us grow our business and enhance Premier Aviation's position as Europe's foremost provider of aircraft charter to the music and entertainment industry.

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UNLIMITED I&C - FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER (LONDON)
UnLimited I&C is a sister company to CMU publisher UnLimited Media. We are currently looking for the following TWO freelancers for upcoming projects: we need a freelance graphic designer for imminent projects and a separate freelance WordPress developer with experience in building and optimising content-rich websites.

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MINISTRY OF SOUND - MARKETING ASSISTANT (LONDON)
Ministry Of Sound Recordings is seeking an experienced Marketing Assistant. The Marketing Assistant will be a key support role to the Marketing team with day-to-day departmental administration and co-ordination of promotional and marketing activities. The position is with a view to developing the Marketing Assistant into a Junior Product Manager over time.

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THE COLUMBO GROUP - PROMOTIONS MANAGER (LONDON)
The Columbo Group is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the Marketing & Promotions team to assist with the opening of their new venue. The role will involve an extensive working week which will require exceptional time management.

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YOUR ARMY - SENIOR PRESS OFFICER (LONDON)
Your Army is seeking a dynamic Senior Press Officer to join its busy Press Department and Promotions Team. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience working across both print and online media alongside an adept understanding of both new and established artist campaigns. Knowledge of dance music is preferable and a good understanding of social media a bonus.

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BELIEVE DIGITAL - UK SALES MANAGER (LONDON)
Believe Digital is looking for a sales manager to join its label management team in the UK. A deep knowledge of the independent music industry and key labels, as well as the experience and knowledge to sign content is essential as Believe continues to drive its label acquisition strategy in the UK and internationally.

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DOMINO - DIGITAL CO-ORDINATOR (LONDON)
Domino Recording Co. is looking for an enthusiastic, tech-conscious individual to join the digital department of the label. This full-time position will be based in the London office and will assist the day-to-day work of the department, supporting the content, marketing, sales and operations functions.

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THE ROUNDHOUSE - HEAD OF MUSIC (LONDON)
The main purpose of this role is to create and lead the Roundhouse's internationally renowned music programme. The Head of Music leads on nurturing and maintaining our relationships with promoters and leading players in the music industry and developing the Roundhouse's own music programme, including opportunities for 11-25 year olds. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the successful candidate joins a strong and proactive team that ensures the organisation and all its activities flourish.

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Sony hits back in 19 lawsuit, claims it overpaid former Idols
Sony Music has bounced a countersuit back at 19 Entertainment, having failed to have most of a lawsuit filed against it by the 'Idol' star repping company dismissed last month.

As previously reported, 19, which owns the 'American Idol' franchise and manages various former winners and finalists from the talent show, sued Sony Music last year. The major was the original label partner of the 'Idol' programme, and as such signed the winners and other bankable contenders.

And it's on behalf of those Sony-signed idols that 19 sued, claiming it had found "systemically incorrect calculations" on two separate audits of royalty payments, that the major had refused to provide sufficient data for a full audit, and that Sony was calculating digital royalties in an unfair way.

With much of 19's lawsuit now able to proceed after most of Sony's motion to dismiss was rejected in court last month, the major has - according to The Hollywood Reporter - now filed its own legal papers claiming that, far from depriving former idols of income, it has actually overpaid them to the tune of at least $2 million.

The new legal filing disputes various claims made by 19 regarding how many records the former idols have actually sold. It then goes on to cite confusions over royalties stemming from compilation albums, claims that it has actually been overpaying on download income for some 19 artists, and allegations that it also overpaid on an advance for a record from fifth series 'Idol' finalist Kellie Pickler.

"So 19" the lawsuit basically says, "If you want to rake up old royalty statements, we'll have our $2 million back please". Which is fun. 19's legal reps say they need to fully review Sony's claims before commenting.

Concord and Bicycle merge, buy Vanguard and Sugar Hill
It's spring right, so presumably in a fit of spring cleaning the Concord Music Group and Bicycle Music Company have formally merged to create Concord Bicycle Music. Even though I'm pretty sure Concorde was a plane.

The two companies have actually been in common ownership and working very closely together for a while - recently promoted Jake Wisely is overseeing publishing and licensing for both groups, for example - so it makes sense for the two companies to formerly operate as one. So well done one and all.

Now let's complicate things with an acquisition and a merger. Because Concord Bicycle Music also announced yesterday that it had acquired Vanguard Records and Sugar Hill Records from the Welk Music Group. Kevin Welk will remain as Chief Creative Office of both imprints. Though Sugar Hill will merge with Concord's Rounder Label Group, of which Sugar Hill Records General Manager Cliff O'Sullivan will become Chief Operating Officer, while Vanguard Records will become part of Concord's Fantasy Label Group.

Oh, that's not really complicated at all, is it? And with $100 million raised for additional purchases, we can expect plenty more not at all complicated mergers and acquisitions to come from the Concord Bicycle team. Hurrah!

Band On The Wall receives Attitude Is Everything gold status
Manchester venue Band On The Wall has been awarded 'gold status' by Attitude Is Everything, which campaigns for better access to live music for deaf and disabled people. It is the first small venue to receive this status, in recognition of its efforts to meet the charity's best practice standards.

Announcing the news, Attitude Is Everything CEO Suzanne Bull said: "We are delighted to celebrate Band On The Wall reaching Gold Status of our Charter of Best Practice. Gawain Forster and his team are a real example to other small venues and, by attracting a committed audience of disabled fans, proof positive of the upsides that improved access can have for a business".

She added that it does not need to be a major upheaval for other venues to follow suit: "Even relatively small changes, such as ensuring that your website offers clear information or that staff are welcoming and properly trained, can make a real difference to disabled customers and ensure they become fans of a venue for life".

Band On The Wall's Projects & Facilities Manager Gawain Forster added: "Band On The Wall is a real community venue at the heart of Manchester's music scene, so we feel it's hugely important that the events we stage are as inclusive as possible and can involve all of the local community. Whilst working toward Gold Status, we have experienced how much live music can mean to disabled audiences, and I'm immensely proud that we are breaking new ground in this regard".

Other holders of AIE Gold Status include The O2 Arena and Glastonbury Festival.

Meanwhile, elsewhere in Attitude Is Everything news, the charity has announced outgoing Hove & Portslade MP and vocal music industry supporter in Parliament, Mike Weatherley, as a new addition to its list of patrons.

"Attitude Is Everything is an incredible charity that has a real impact on improving deaf and disabled people's access to live music", said Weatherley. "Given the fundamental importance of live music in British culture, it is only right that we do all that we can to make sure that everyone has access to performances and is able to get full enjoyment of our wonderful creative talent. I am delighted to become a patron of Attitude Is Everything and will do my best to help ensure that fair and equal service is at the heart of live music".

Tidal exec hits back at the many, many, many, many critics
Hey you, stop being all down on Tidal, will you?

That bizarre and awkward press conference? A piece of avant garde artistic genius that you just haven't managed to appreciate yet.

The over-confidence in more than nine people caring about HD audio? A clever ruse that you've just failed to latch on to.

The spinning of same-old same-old as if it were the most magnificent innovation? Well, there's nothing innovative about actually innovating my friend.

The rather ambiguous claims about being more artist-friendly? Ambiguity is mysterious, and everyone loves a good mystery, get with the moment granddad.

The pushing of the wider streaming sector into artist exclusives and album windowing, fracturing the consumer experience? Well, fuck the consumer, I say. What have they ever done for anyone? Stole your music, that's what. Fuck em.

And suspicions all those A-lister "shareholders" are just a publicity stunt? Hey, don't be so patronising. Premiere league popstars can out-cunt any venture capitalist and Wall Street wolf if they put their minds to it.

So, we all agree, Tidal is the single greatest thing to happen to music since the first caveman ever hummed? And Jay-Z is not only some kind of god, he is the God, the one so many people like to sing about, especially at this time of year.

But just in case you're still one of the sad old hold-outs on the most magnificent Tidal party, J-Zed's Chief Investment Officer Vania Schlogel, head hunted from private equity group KKR just last year, has been telling Billboard why you're all so very clearly wrong. "There is bravery in what these artists are trying to do", she insists. "It's not to fill their own pockets, it's to create a sustainable industry. And what we're promising to people is, 'this is gonna continue to evolve' and we really mean that".

Because this is just the beginning, OK? "We're a young company", she adds. "We just took control of it not that long ago, so if anyone is sceptical at all about, 'Hey you don't have that feature or that activity in it', just bear with us, hold, wait, be patient and invest that time because the artists, me, everyone want to deliver something that's going to be incredible and which will continue to evolve".

So that's all lovely, but let's talk about the money. How will Tidal be better for artists? Will Tidal royalties really be better? "Because there isn't that free tier, the royalty payment on a per-stream basis will be multiples higher on a per-stream basis than services that offer music for free. That's point number one".

Well, that makes sense doesn't it? Because point one is basically "we're like all the other streaming services that don't have a freemium level". You know, all the ones no one ever uses.

But there's more. "Point number two is artists that join. When it comes down to it, technology is distribution, what they bring is the art. And without their art and their content, this distribution is meaningless. So it's important for us fundamentally that artists participate in the equity of this company. Number one, they're gonna be paid multiples higher on a per-stream basis. Number two, they're gonna be participating in the equity upfront, and that's a real, core tenet".

Got that, right? What could be clearer? Well, it could be clearer what she means by "join", and how artists beyond the a-list line up that rocked up to Monday's event will be "participating in the equity upfront".

Though, echoing remarks made by Jay-Z himself earlier in the week, Schlogel seems very keen to stress that, now it's in artist management, Tidal is focused exclusively on making money by providing music and music experiences to music fans - ie there's no hidden agenda to sell tech products, or adverts, or consumer data, or to build a brand that can generate investors a few billion on Wall Street. It's all about selling music.

"We need to fundamentally change the discourse", she muses. "Everybody has been trained to think that music is this cool thing in marketing used to sell other things, that music doesn't have a value in itself. And it's like, no we can't do that, we can't allow that to be the conversation in how things are going. Intrinsically music itself has a value".

And: "It doesn't just have a value because it sold consumer electronics. We all feel that emotionally, and now it's just making sure we marry up that emotional connection with the real understanding of all that's gone into the industry and gone into making that song continues to produce a sustainable music industry".

So hey, you, be as cynical as you like, and we'll try our best to out-cynic you. The launch was a mess, the HD-audio thing is misguided, the innovation claims seem weak, the artist friendly thing is unproven, the exclusives plan isn't popular, and the A-lister shareholder story didn't feel credible.

But on that last point - why can't we just sell music for music's sake? - Shawn and Schlogel are speaking for many in the music community. Of course, some of Tidal's competitors would argue that they are ultimately focused on the same mission. But whatever, while Team Tidal may as yet surprisingly succeed or spectacularly fail, if Schlogel is right, their motive is a whole lot better than many people have suggested this week.

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Teens prefer streaming to downloads the world over, research finds
Teenagers across the world are fairly keen on streaming and not so fussed about downloads, according to research from GlobalWebIndex. Who knew?

According to figures published by MusicAlly, 60% of the nearly 5000 sixteen to nineteen year olds in 32 countries who were surveyed about their Q1 2015 internet habits said that they had used a streaming service in the last month. Conversely, just 21% had used a download service.

The research also says that Google Play is by far the most popular (30% having used it), while YouTube isn't mentioned. And despite downloads not being liked overall, iTunes is still more popular (20%) than Spotify (12%). Stats, eh?

Read a summary of the research here.

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Dan Le Sac ponders the actual monetary value of an album
This week, with the relaunch of Tidal, the ever-burning flames of the question as to what constitutes fair payments to artists have been fanned yet again. But, asks producer Dan Le Sac in a new column for CMU, what exactly is 'fair' when it comes to an album?

"A big selling point of the new Tidal is that it will be 'fairer' to artists", he writes. "But the word 'fair' is subjective when it comes to money. Take Spotify. You'll find plenty of artists who believe getting paid a fraction of a penny per stream is unfair, but if you look at the whole, the fact that Spotify pays around 70% of its total revenue back to rights holders - labels/artists etc - is fair. Running servers, PR, app development and so on are all costly things".

He goes on: "So instead of being 'that' artist grumbling about how much he gets paid for this or that, I want to ask, at a time when someone can stream a whole album and the rights holder only earns around 10p for it, what is an album actually worth? Again 'worth' is a subjective term, but in this case I'm talking about cold hard cash".

Read Dan's column in full, and find out what he concludes, here.

Global Radio reportedly bidding for Juice FM in Liverpool
If you thought Global Radio had given up with its ambitions to further expand its core UK radio business after the messy Competition Commission investigation into its purchase of the Guardian's old radio firm, you'd be well wrong.

Following the news earlier this year that UTV was considering selling its thirteen British local radio stations, The Guardian reports that Global is now in talks to buy the company's Liverpool outlet Juice FM. It's thought that if it did acquire the local FM licence, Global would likely use it to expand its Capital FM network into Merseyside.

Neither Global nor UTV have commented on the sale talks as yet. Also no word on the other UTV stations, though several are in the Midlands where Global's existing dominance has caused competition concerns before, so it would be unlikely to bid for those.

  Vigsy's Easter Club Tips
It's the Easter holidays, which means extra opportunities for great nights out. Here are three club tips for the long weekend.

Swamp 81 at Corsica Studios
Swamp 81 returns to Corsica Studios, with Falty DL, Loefah, Paleman and others on the decks. Great venue and Falty DL is still definitely my man of the moment. His album last year was rather excellent - check out this little nod to jungle.

Friday 3 Apr. Corsica Studios, 4/5 Elephant Road, Elephant & Castle, London, SE17 1LB, 10pm - 6am, £20. More info here.

UKG Fest at The Coronet
What a huge, almost incomprehensible line-up, just too many to mention and some massive live PAs. UKG Fest splits over 500 artists, including 42 live PAs, over eight rooms and 30 hours at this two day indoor event, celebrating over 21 years of UK garage music.

Friday 3 Apr and Saturday 4 Apr, Coronet Theatre, 28 New Kent Rd, Elephant & Castle, London, SE1 6TJ, 4pm - 7am, £50. More info here and here.

Groove Odyssey at Ministry Of Sound
What a line-up here too: Louis Vega, Atjazz, Phil Asher, Bobby & Steve and CJ Mackintosh all at Ministry for more of the smart house-leaning sounds that Groove Odyssey specialise in. Truly world class stuff.

Sunday 4 Apr, Ministry Of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, Elephant & Castle, SE1 6DP, 10pm - 6am, £15-20. More info here.
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Noah And The Whale split
Noah And The Whale have announced that they are splitting after eight years and four albums together. It's not clear if The Whale will go it alone now, after this split and its previous falling out with Jonah.

A statement issued via Facebook reads: "Noah And The Whale have decided to call it a day. We have had an incredible eight years together and are immensely grateful to everyone who has helped us along the way. There are too many people to mention in this short message but we would like to take this opportunity to give special thanks to all of our amazing fans, who have supported us so magnificently over the years and made everything possible".

That was a joke up there, of course (you spotted it right?). Noah And The Whale did not feature a whale or anyone called Noah in their line-up. Instead, they were five men, all of whom had their individual websites listed at the bottom of that Facebook statement. So you can go and find out what they're all planning next, if you want.

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Julian Lennon releases tribute to late mother, Cynthia
Julian Lennon has released a new song as a tribute to his mother, Cynthia, who died yesterday. She had been suffering from cancer. The track was published via a new website at cynthialennon.memorial, and is titled 'In Loving Memory'.

It is also accompanied by the lyrics to the song and a short statement, which reads: "Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain following a short but brave battle with cancer. Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. The family are thankful for your prayers. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time".

Watch the video for 'In Loving Memory' here.

Kurt Cobain documentary clip, NWA movie trailer, yet more from Blur, and still more besides

Other notable announcements and developments today...

• The Guardian has another clip of Kurt Cobain documentary 'Montage Of Heck'. Have a look.

• NWA film 'Straight Outta Compton' also has a new trailer. An "Official Global Trailer", no less. Watch it here.

• I've lost track of exactly where we are with Blur releasing new music, but this is definitely a new video for 'Lonesome Street'.

• Janelle Monáe has released a new collaboration with Jidenna, which is set to feature on a new EP showcasing artists on her Wondaland label, titled 'Wondaland Presents The Eephus'.

• Rob St John and Woodpigeon will release a split ten-inch on 20 Apr. From it, this is Woodpigeon's 'When You Look For Trouble, Trouble Comes'.

• Throwing Snow has announced a series of singles featuring tracks that are "focused on the club but still retain the evolving melodic elements" of his 2014 debut album. Listen to the first, 'Lumen', here.

• They Might Be Giants have announced that they will release a new album, 'Glean', on 20 Apr. The band have been releasing a new track each week via www.dialasong.com. Here's the latest, 'I'm A Coward'.

• Ride have announced that they will play a warm-up show for their US tour at Oxford's Academy this Sunday.

• Oh Land will play a one-off London show at the Islington Assembly Hall on 15 Jun.

• Lion Babe and Seinabo Sey have announced a four date co-headline tour next month, which will hit The Scala in London on 20 May.

• Sea Change will be in the UK next month for five shows, details of which you'll find here.

Zayn Malik not preparing solo album, chill out
Look, everyone. Zayn Malik just wants to live a quiet life for a bit. Stop banging on about his solo career would you?

There was uproar - UPROAR, I tell you - earlier this week when noted naughty boy Naughty Boy posted a track he'd written with Malik up on his SoundCloud page. It was taken down again after an angry reaction from fans, and One Direction's Louis Tomlinson, who accused the producer of being "inconsiderate" and "trying to wind fans up".

A rep for Naughty Boy denied that the track was the first sign of a solo release from Malik, telling the Daily Mail: "Naughty Boy and Zayn wrote and demoed it as a contender for 1D's album ['Four'] last year. They aren't furiously working on his solo material or anything, there aren't plans for anything and this wasn't recorded in the last few days. They are very good friends and Zayn is taking time out including visiting Naughty Boy at his studio and hanging out".

Meanwhile a "source" "close to" "the boys" told The Mirror: "They [Zayn and Naughty] hang out a lot at the studio, but there are no plans to release anything any time soon".

They're just hanging out. There's no law against it. Let's all just calm down.

 
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