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CMU Artists Of The Year 2014
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014

19 December 2014

Each December, we select our ten favourite artists of the year - acts who we think have gone above and beyond the usual...

Playlist: CMU Artists Of The Year 2014
Playlist: CMU Artists Of The Year 2014

19 December 2014

Each December, we select our ten favourite artists of the year – acts who we think have gone above and beyond the usual...

Approved: Christmas and New Year club tips
Approved: Christmas and New Year club tips

19 December 2014

Christmas is a time for giving and getting together. No, not giving presents and getting together with family - giving money to promoters...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Taylor Swift
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Taylor Swift

19 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we've been revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Beef Of The Week #236: The Year In Beefs
CMU Beef Of The Week #236: The Year In Beefs

19 December 2014

Can it really be that another year is over? Another eleven and a half months of disputes, arguments and fallings out has come...

CMU Artists Of The Year: Kate Bush
CMU Artists Of The Year: Kate Bush

18 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Babymetal
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Babymetal

17 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Run The Jewels
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Run The Jewels

16 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Matt Farley
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Matt Farley

15 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: PC Music
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: PC Music

12 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Beef Of The Week #235: Tom Binns v Simon Bates
CMU Beef Of The Week #235: Tom Binns v Simon Bates

12 December 2014

It just occurred to me that some of our readers might not know who Simon Bates is. And that seems like a terrible...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: St Vincent
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: St Vincent

11 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Ratking
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Ratking

10 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Cibo Matto
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Cibo Matto

9 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Angel Olsen
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Angel Olsen

8 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

Approved: The Hydra presents Ninja Tune at Studio Spaces E1
Approved: The Hydra presents Ninja Tune at Studio Spaces E1

5 December 2014

The Hydra and Ninja Tune take over East London's Studio Spaces E1 tomorrow night, with a pretty phenomenal line-up. Ready to provide a...

CMU Beef Of The Week #234: Classical Music v Its Audience
CMU Beef Of The Week #234: Classical Music v Its Audience

5 December 2014

Two years ago, Universal International CEO Max Hole said that classical music needed to overcome its "perceived elitism" and ditch its "unwritten etiquette"...

Approved: Oomori Seiko
Approved: Oomori Seiko

4 December 2014

One of the most interesting artists to emerge into the Japanese pop mainstream this year, Oomori Seiko began her career performing alone with...

Approved: Katie Gately - Pivot
Approved: Katie Gately - Pivot

3 December 2014

LA-based pop scientist and creator of "scary, mechanical worlds" Katie Gately makes weird, tricky, extraterrestrial pop songs in a stylistic voice like no...

Approved: Jibóia
Approved: Jibóia

2 December 2014

Óscar Silva released his debut EP as Jibóia last year, an almost entirely instrumental mesh of drum machines and psychedelic guitars. The standout...

Approved: Micachu - Feeling Romantic Feeling Tropical Feeling Ill
Approved: Micachu - Feeling Romantic Feeling Tropical Feeling Ill

1 December 2014

Still bathing in glory (and rightly so) for her weird, pins-and-needles-y score to Jonathan Glazer's film 'Under The Skin', Mica Levi - aka...

Playlist: CMU Approved in November 2014
Playlist: CMU Approved in November 2014

28 November 2014

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: Movember Closing Parties
Vigsy's Club Tip: Movember Closing Parties

28 November 2014

This weekend sees the end of November, and therefore the end of Movember and the hardship of having to grow a moustache for...

CMU Beef Of The Week #233: Liam Payne v Selfies
CMU Beef Of The Week #233: Liam Payne v Selfies

28 November 2014

"I haven't been asked for an autograph since the invention of the iPhone with a front-facing camera", wrote Taylor Swift in the Wall...

Approved: Laura Moody
Approved: Laura Moody

27 November 2014

Best known as one quarter of the Elysian Quartet, cellist Laura Moody released her debut solo album, 'Acrobats', earlier this month. Her stated aim...

Approved: Man Without Country
Approved: Man Without Country

26 November 2014

As the ice cold shards of synthesiser at start of new Man Without Country track 'Laws Of Motion' preface an electro feast of...

Approved: FaltyDL - //I\II\\\\ EP
Approved: FaltyDL - //III\\ EP

25 November 2014

Last approved back in July, FaltyDL earns a swift return with the reasonably swift follow-up to his 'In The Wild' LP, the ridiculously...

Approved: Nite Fields
Approved: Nite Fields

24 November 2014

Australian post-pop band Nite Fields are at the moment clearing the way for their first LP 'Depersonalisation', the legacy to a cloistered nine-month...

Approved: Bugged Out 20th Birthday Party at Fire
Approved: Bugged Out 20th Birthday Party at Fire

21 November 2014

For the second of their big London birthday parties the Bugged Out crew take over Fire this weekend. Ten DJs promise to play...

CMU Beef Of The Week #232: Neil Young v Coffee
CMU Beef Of The Week #232: Neil Young v Coffee

21 November 2014

After the runaway success of last week's Beef Of The Week (literally only one person described it as "pants"), I'm going to continue...

  • CMU Artists Of The Year 2014
  • Playlist: CMU Artists Of The Year 2014
  • Approved: Christmas and New Year club tips
  • CMU Beef Of The Week #236: The Year In Beefs
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