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News July 31, 2017

Commercial Radio Australia rebrands, MTV returning TRL, and more

Commercial Radio Australia rebrands, MTV returning TRL, and more

Here’s all the music industry news you need to know this morning.

Commercial Radio Australia rebrands as Radio Alive. The new marketing campaign will be launched at its annual conference in Melbourne on October 13, which has been renamed Radio Alive 2017. – via AdNews

Perfect Pitch Publishing relocates Sydney office to Perth. Co-Managing Director Clive Hodson will make regular client and writer visits to fulfil his board responsibilities with AMPAL and AMCOS.

Mercury Prize Shortlist 2017 Revealed – via Hypebot
• Alt-J – Relaxer
• Blossoms – Blossoms
• Dinosaur – Together, As One
• Ed Sheeran – Divide
• Glass Animals – How To Be A Human Being
• J Hus – Common Sense
• Kate Tempest – Let Them Eat Chaos
• Loyle Carner – Yesterday’s Gone
• Sampha – Process
• Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
• The Big Moon – Love In The Fourth Dimension
• The xx – I See You

Sarah McLeod announces ROCKY’S DINER tour to run from October right through to November. – via Oztix

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has appointed Bertil David as its Managing Director in France, effective immediately. – via MBW

SoundCloud Nearing Deal To Sell Majority Stake To Two Private Equity Firms – via Hypebot

MTV Is Relaunching ‘TRL,’ Making VMA ‘Moonman’ Gender Neutral – via Billboard

Steve Hackett: Genesis guitarist, songwriter to tour Australia – via The Australian

Hans Zimmer has joined Blade Runner 2049 to help compose the score – via The Verge

Chris Lilley under fire for sharing controversial blackface video on social media – via The Brag

for Testimony in Defamation Case Against Kesha; Lady Gaga Hits Back – via Vulture

Tame Impala Headlined Panorama With Hits And Rarities – via Stereogum

Jay-Z shares 4:44 bonus tracks with James Blake and Blue Ivy – via FACT

Linkin Park Bassist Dave Phoenix Farrell Remembers Chester Bennington – via Spin

This article originally appeared on The Industry Observer, which is now part of The Music Network.


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