Every day the CMU team recommend a new artist, video or track. To put artists or releases forward for CMU Approved email musicnews@unlimitedmedia.co.uk
Approved: Georgia
Approved: Georgia

27 May 2015

Domino's latest signing Georgia supported CMU favourite Kelela last night, a show that coincided with the release of her debut single 'Move Systems'. Having...

Approved: My Baby
Approved: My Baby

26 May 2015

Formed in 2012, Amsterdam-based trio My Baby have developed a unique take on the traditional blues sound, blending in more modern stylings without...

Approved: Promised Land at Egg
Approved: Promised Land at Egg

22 May 2015

This bank holiday weekend sees Promised Land go old skool with the 'Respect Your History' sessions, featuring Chicago's acid house originator DJ Pierre...

Approved: Pinkshinyultrablast
Approved: Pinkshinyultrablast

21 May 2015

Another band, like The Big Moon, to have their name echoing around Brighton during The Great Escape this year where Russian shoegazers Pinkshinyultrablast....

Approved: The Big Moon
Approved: The Big Moon

20 May 2015

The Big Moon were the talk of the town at The Great Escape this year. Lots of people told me to go and...

Approved: AK/DK
Approved: AK/DK

19 May 2015

A lot of people wanted to know the name of the band that played in the video that separated the sessions at CMU...

Approved: Shopping
Approved: Shopping

18 May 2015

Fronted by Trash Kit's Rachel Aggs, Shopping provided the perfect Friday night boost in the grand Paganini Ballroom at The Great Escape last...

Playlist: CMU Approved in April 2015
Playlist: CMU Approved in April 2015

18 May 2015

Each weekday, the CMU Approved column highlights a new artist, track, article or other online activity that we think our readers should be...

Vigsy's Club Tip: The Date at Plan B London
Vigsy's Club Tip: The Date at Plan B London

15 May 2015

New York's Johnny D has had a fair impact on house history as owner of the Henry St label. This Saturday he's DJing...

Playlist: The Great Escape 2015
Playlist: The Great Escape 2015

14 May 2015

The tenth anniversary edition of The Great Escape kicks off in Brighton today, as I'm sure you're all aware. We may have mentioned...

Approved: Princess Chelsea
Approved: Princess Chelsea

13 May 2015

Best known for her 2011 viral hit 'The Cigarette Duet', Princess Chelsea, aka Chelsea Nikkel, is set to release her second album, 'The...

Approved: LCMDF - Fooled
Approved: LCMDF - Fooled

12 May 2015

Hey! It's CMU's favourite Finnish pop duo back again. And it's with a new single that features guest vocals from CMU's favourite Finnish...

Approved: Oxon
Approved: Oxon

11 May 2015

Having been working on this solo project for the last two years, former Zulu Winter drummer Guy Henderson has now launched Oxon's first...

Vigsy's Club Tip: Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser
Vigsy's Club Tip: Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser

8 May 2015

Today I'm tipping a great charity bash in aid of a really important cause, with a top assortment of DJs and acts coming...

Approved: Emilie Nicolas - Pstereo
Approved: Emilie Nicolas - Pstereo

7 May 2015

I guess you could accuse me of banging on about Emilie Nicolas a bit much in this column, this being her third appearance....

Approved: Svē - My Religion
Approved: Svē - My Religion

6 May 2015

You may remember - and I hope you do - that we featured Svē in this very column last summer. Things have been...

Approved: Violetic
Approved: Violetic

5 May 2015

London-based trio Violetic released their debut EP 'Ethanol' last December, but came to our attention just last week, thanks to a support slot...

Vigsy's Club Tip: Secretsundaze 2015 Opening Party
Vigsy's Club Tip: Secretsundaze 2015 Opening Party

1 May 2015

Secretsundaze launches its 2015 season with a bank holiday all-dayer - a double header spread over two East London venues, kicking off at...

Approved: Girl Friend
Approved: Girl Friend

30 April 2015

It's easy to dislike things, isn't it? Sometimes you just look at a thing and think, "Phew, I'm not going to like that...

Approved: Porcelain Raft - All In My Head
Approved: Porcelain Raft - All In My Head

29 April 2015

Almost two years since he last released any new music, Mauro Remiddi, aka Porcelain Raft, has announced a new EP, 'Half Awake', which...

Approved: Skepta - Shutdown
Approved: Skepta - Shutdown

28 April 2015

Originally released on SoundCloud last month, and taken from Skepta's upcoming new album 'Konnichiwa', 'Shutdown' has already had over two million plays on...

Approved: Nordic Giants
Approved: Nordic Giants

27 April 2015

Nordic Giants is a pretty bold name for a band, but Nordic Giants are a pretty bold band. A quick scan through their...

Approved: Young Juvenile Youth
Approved: Young Juvenile Youth

23 April 2015

Formed in 2012 by singer Yuki and producer Jemapur, Young Juvenile Youth are set to digitally release their debut mini-album, 'Animation', next week. Sitting...

Approved: Nonsemble - Go Seigen Vs Fujisawa Kuranosuke
Approved: Nonsemble - Go Seigen Vs Fujisawa Kuranosuke

22 April 2015

In the final round of the 1953 championship of traditional Chinese strategy game Go, Fujisawa Kuranosuke was beaten for the second consecutive year...

Approved: Django Django
Approved: Django Django

21 April 2015

Three years after the release of their debut album, Django Django unveiled 'First Light', the first single from the follow-up 'Born Under Saturn',...

Approved: Songhoy Blues
Approved: Songhoy Blues

20 April 2015

Formed in the city of Gao in Mali, Songhoy Blues came to international attention after French music manager Marc-Antoine Moreau travelled to the...

Approved: All Night Long Chapter 6 with Phil Asher at Bussey Building
Approved: All Night Long Chapter 6 with Phil Asher at Bussey Building

17 April 2015

Tonight sees sometimes underrated house head Phil Asher, aka Phlash, taking over the Bussey Building in Peckham. Asher works under a vast array...

Approved: Service Bells
Approved: Service Bells

16 April 2015

If feels like a while since we last had some hefty rock in the Approved column, so Australian quartet Service Bells are a...

Approved: Saue & Nakae
Approved: Saue & Nakae

15 April 2015

Put together by Japanese major label Avex, Saue & Nakae (or サ上と中江) are Saue of rap outfit Cyprus and Yuri Nakae from girl...

Approved: Marika Hackman
Approved: Marika Hackman

14 April 2015

Following on from a trilogy of EPs unleashed over the last couple of years, Marika Hackman released her debut album, 'We Slept At...

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