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Bo Bom (Alan Dixon Remix)
24 May 2024
It's another big record in that Afro House style. Championed by many of the protaginists in that world like the Kinder music team and Black Coffee, and me as it happens. This version has been remixed by Alan Dixon, who is currently featuring on Keinemusik's Thandaza and has previously collaborated with Adam Port. The artist responsible is Moeaike and they are starting to become prolific producers in the genre, recently smashing it with Malafama.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 39.20 here.
Label: Harrys Alestas 
04 Jun 2024
  • Ahead of MoMA screening on The Loft, David Mancuso's estate accuses party members of theft and disloyalty. (RA
  • Live Nation has finally confirmed "unauthorised activity" on its Ticketmaster database after a group of hackers said they had stolen the personal details of 560m customers worldwide. (BBC
  • LyricFind reported there are now over 10 million unique songs in its fully licensed lyrics database as company starts its 20th anniversary. (RotD)
  • The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has endorsed the Musicians’ Union Access Rider to its membership and will be holding a session to explain why festivals should adopt them as a standard part of all contracting. (RotD)
  • Some of the most powerful ticket touts in the UK have discussed a secret plan to try to scupper a Labour crackdown on the industry via a lobbying campaign. (Guardian)
    Attendees at Coalition for Ticket Fairness dinner stump up thousands for fighting fund – because they know their time might be up. (Guardian)
  • Cercle, the Paris-based production company known for putting on livestream DJ sets in far-flung locations, will take a touring show on the road in 2025. (Billboard)
  • Popular mixes database MixesDB will close for good on 29 June. (RA)
  • UK festival drug testing to resume this summer following Home Office licence debacle. (DJ
  • The BBC announced six weeks of Glastonbury festival build-up and coverage over 3 June–14 July across TV, iPlayer, radio and Sounds. (RotD)
  • Glastonbury festival announced its full lineup. 
  • Sony Music Group Chair Rob Stringer has told a Sony Group meeting “In mature markets, we hope that our partners close that gap by asking consumers using ad-supported services to additionally pay a modest fee. This would help develop this segment of the streaming business to be more than just a marketing funnel for paid subscription and still be a tremendous value for users.” (MusicAlly)
  • Primavera Sound in Barcelona was livestreamed globally on the Amazon Music channel one Twitch and Prime Video, featuring select acts including Disclosure, Barry Can't Swim, Justice, Sofia Kourtesis, and Roísín Murphy. (RotD)
  • Apple Music announces Pride Around The World mix series with BADSISTA, Lakuti, Lady Shaka, more. (DJMag)
  • Shovel is a new Google Chrome extension for digging on Discogs. (RA)
  • Marseille's Utopia Festival reveals 2024 lineup. (RA)
  • Germany's Melt Festival reveals 2024 will be final year citing "insurmountable changes in the festival landscape". (RA)
  • Justice to headline Hollywood Bowl for biggest us show of their career. (EDM)
  • Jamz Supernova is set to bring Future Bounce to London's Barbican Centre, for a label showcase on August 9. (Mixmag)
  • The multi-day party series OffSonar returns as part of Sónar Barcelona this June with a stacked line-up across four days. (Mixmag)
  • AI won’t replace music producers anytime soon — but many need to adapt. (MusicTech)
  • Beatport launches first-ever curated store chart dedicated to independent artists. (Beatportal)
  • Adam Beyer on the enduring legacy of 'PATT (Party All The Time)' (Beatportal)
  • Introducing: AK RENNY (Beatportal)
  • Beatport Streaming on the go with the rekordbox iOS app. (Beatportal)
  • Solid Grooves announces full Ibiza 2024 line-up with Michael Bibi, PAWSA, Carlita, Kerri Chandler (DJ)
  • Dundee club King's announces closure. (RA)
  • Copenhagen's historic Cosy Bar to close this weekend. (RA)
  • Detroit's Temple Bar closes indefinitely due to structural damage. (RA)
  • Leipzig's Institut fuer Zukunft to close at end of year. (RA)
  • Helsinki's Post Bar launches fundraising campaign to stay afloat. (RA
  • New Ibiza club set for San Antonio from Pikes and Ibiza Rocks. (DJ)
  • Miami's Club Space institutes no-phone policy for 24-hour closing party. (EDM)
  • Glasgow’s PLTFRM FSTVL, which was due to go ahead next month from June 29 - 30, has been postponed due to licence delays. (Mixmag)
  • RA Exchange: EX.715 Tijana T (RA)
  • Mix Of The Day: Nathalie Seres (RA)
  • Mix Of The Day: INVT & Skee Mask (RA)
  • Boiler Room: Pretoria - Pitori Super League (YouTube)
  • Boiler Room: London - Cobrah (YouTube)
  • Boiler Room: London - Bushbby (YouTube)
  • Boiler Room: Miami - Ivy Queen (YouTube)
  • Mixmag: Wes Baggaley Vinyl house mix (YouTube)
  • The Mix 15: DJ Sueno (Mixmag)
  • Kygo prepares to ring in summer with the tried-and-true finesse of his anthemic sound. (EDM)
  • Smokin' Jo's autobiography 'You Don’t Need A Dick To DJ' is an inspiring and at-times brutal tale, detailing a turbulent adolescence and rise to become one of UK's most legendary DJs. (Mixmag)
  • Ahead of Mother Pride Block Party, Princess Superstar talks to 909originals.
  • Eight emerging artists you need to hear: June 2024. (DJMag)
  • As he celebrates 10 years on NTS Radio, Kasra V spotlights timeless Italo, house, techno and prog. (DJMag)
  • Birmingham artist Subb-an performs his new track, "Acid Sitar," and discusses his approach to sampling. (RA)
  • Following one of the wettest winters on record and dominant folk and country hits, will this summer's dancefloors still be lighting up with club bangers? (NME - Jonathan Kanengoni)
  • The Montreal artist Priori teams up with James K, Ben Bondy and more for exercise in world-building and immaculate dance-not-dance production. (RA)
  • LCD Soundsystem announce Los Angeles concert residencies. (Pitchfork)
  • Nicolás Jaar, Simo Cell, KMRU, Juliana Huxtable, more contribute to 62-track compilation for Gaza. (DJ
  • Martin Garrix to headline AMF 2024 in Amsterdam. (DJ)
  • Disclosure has returned to Capitol Music Group in partnership with Disorder, with new single 'She's Gone, Dance On'. (Hits)
  • As the pitfalls of gratuitous smartphone usage continue to cause concerns in the electronic music community, Anyma is kicking the tires of a ban on smartphones. (EDM)
  • Nia Archives is set to perform on a train as she heads to the Glastonbury Festival. (MusicRadar)
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