Nov 10, 2023 3 min read

One Liners: Beyonce, Daft Punk, The National + more

Wasserman appointments; Beyonce concert film trailer; new music from Daft Punk, Girli, alexmaax and Persher; gig news from The National

One Liners: Beyonce, Daft Punk, The National + more

APPOINTMENTS

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Booking agency Wasserman Music has appointed Brad Goodman as Senior Vice President, Sam Bartlett at VP Casinos/Performing Arts Centres, Taryn Haight at VP Strategy for Electronic Music, and Guy Mason as Legal Counsel. "Since the launch of Wasserman Music in 2021, we have always put a premium on our culture and on super-serving the artists we have the honour to represent around the world”, says EVP and Managing Executive Lee Anderson. "The addition of Brad, Sam, Taryn and Guy helps us continue to strengthen our organisation and solidify our place as the premiere global music representation agency”.

RELEASES

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Beyonce has released the trailer for her ‘Renaissance’ concert film, which will hit cinemas on 1 Dec.
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Daft Punk have released the drumless version of ‘Motherboard’ from the upcoming drumless version of their ‘Random Access Memories’ album.
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Girli has released new single ‘Nothing Hurts Like a Girl’ and announced that her new album ‘Matriarchy’ will be out on 17 May 2024.
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Formerly one half of MS MR, alexmaax has released new single ‘Openended’. The song, he says, “is about a close friendship that dissolved as we each drew different lessons about who we wanted to be during the isolation of the pandemic. My friend suddenly moved away without really telling me, prompting a period of deep heartbreak and self-reflection as I tried to make sense of what had gone wrong”.
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Persher (aka Blawan and Pariah) have announced that they will release their debut album ‘Sleep Well’ on 23 Feb. Out now are two new singles: ‘Sleep Well Night Time Forest Rain’ and ‘Elemental Stoppage’.

GIGS & TOURS

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The National have announced that they will play a show at Crystal Palace Park in London on 5 Jul next year. Support will come from Unknown Mortal OrchestraKevin Morby and This Is The Kit. Tickets go on general sale on 17 Nov.

9 Nov 2023

One Liners: Peggy Gou x Lenny Kravitz, Confidence Man, Laura Jane Grace + more
Universal partners with Represent; Warner promotes Sean Michael Gross; new music from Peggy Gou and Lenny Kravitz, Confidence Man, Laura Jane Grace, HAAi, Logic1000, Tycho, Ellur, Zooey Celeste and Sarasara

8 Nov 2023

One Liners: Aurora, Marika Hackman, Julia Holter + more
Barbican appoints new Head Of Music; Sony A&R internships; new round of MEGS funding; new music from Aurora, Marika Hackman, Julia Holter, Fucked Up, Heartworms and Chemtrails

7 Nov 2023

One Liners: Yaeji, Pet Shop Boys, Tate McRae + more
Universal Music Publishing and Concord Music new signings; Warner Music and ATC appointments; new music from Yaeji, Gruff Rhys, Porij, Pillow Queens and Revival Season; tour dates from Pet Shop Boys and Tate McRae
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