Blue Raincoat Music Teams With Spar-ks Booking Agency
We’re excited to announce our acquisition of Berlin based booking agency, Spar-ks. This deal sees founder and CEO Katrin Schlotfeldt joining our team, bringing her full Spar-ks roster of electronic artists with her, which includes Sonja Moonear, Barac, Matthew Dear / Audion and Martin Buttrich. Read the full story over at Music Week and Record of The Day.
Nadia Reid In Mojos’ Albums Of The Year
Malena Zavala Signing
Very pleased to have had the brilliant Malena Zavala sign a publishing deal with us at Blue Raincoat Songs. The Argentinian born artist and producer has 2 singles out now on Yucatan Records and is currently working on her debut LP with renowned producer and mixer Gareth Jones (MGMT, Nick Cave, Depeche Mode).
Cigarettes After Sex In Rough Trades’ Albums Of The Year
Nerina Pallot Announces 2018 UK Tour
Rickie Lee Jones on Channel 4’s The Great Songwriters
The Wandering Hearts Win Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award
Massive congrats to The Wandering Hearts who’ve been announced as winners of the Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award ahead of The UK Americana Awards in 2018. Handpicked by Bob Harris OBE himself, this special award recognises an act that has particularly impressed the legendary music broadcaster throughout the year. The award ceremony will take place at Hackney Empire in February 2018, where the band will accept their award and perform live.
Cigarettes After Sex Announce 2018 European Tour
With the latest leg of their global headline tour arriving in the UK next week, Cigarettes After Sex have announced yet more tour dates for 2018 including a show at London’s Brixton Academy on May 24. Kicking off in Nottingham this weekend, their current UK headline tour will take in Leeds, Glasgow, Belfast, Manchester, as well as a sold out show at London’s iconic Roundhouse on Monday November 20 – only 18 months since they made their London debut at The Lexington. See Cig’s full gig listings here.
Chrysalis Records Acquires New Catalogue
Chrysalis Records has acquired the catalogue of 5 artists from the Warner Music Group divestment. This deal sees the catalogues of Lucinda Williams, Grant Lee Buffalo, Dario G, The Swinging Blue Jeans and Toumani Diabaté added to our already formidable roster. The full story has been covered over at Music Week & Billboard.
Nerina Pallot Releases ‘Stay Lucky’
Nerina Pallot’s sixth album is out now. Released on her own Idaho Records, ‘Stay Lucky’ features the single of the same name as well as ‘Man Didn’t Walk on The Moon’, ‘Better’ & ‘Heart Is A Lonely Hunter’. The ten track LP is available on signed CD and picture disc via Pledge Music and available to stream or download below.