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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Erik Hagleton
Yellow Production
This is a track we've been playing for a couple of weeks and it's been getting an amazing reaction. It's actually forthcoming on Bob Sinclar's label, Yellow Productions, at the end of November and just sounds euphoric. 
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:00 mins here.
RadioPaul 'Radical' Ruiz, Radical PR
ManagerMehdi Ouriaghli
06 Nov 2015
  • The Music Business Association has partnered with the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) to launch the Electronic Music Workgroup. (MBA) It plans to give representatives from throughout the electronic music sphere a place to "gather and discuss ways to streamline commerce for DJs, producers, and rights-holders for DJ mixes, remixes, mashups, and original tracks for both live and online content."
  • Partygoers in London were involved in clashes with police at an illegal Halloween rave this past weekend. (Mixmag)
  • Yahoo! have officially pulled the plug on Simon Cowell’s Ultimate DJ TV show. (Thump)
  • The latest UK radio Rajar figures show Annie Mac's Radio 1 audience now stands at 1.74m, some 110,000 higher than Zane Lowe’s during his last audited quarter fronting the programme in 2014. (
  • SFX Entertainment has appointed Life in Colour’s Sebastian Solano as the new CEO of ID&T North America / Made Event. (Billboard)
  • Following the announcement of Ableton's new Push 2 controller and a Live 9.5 update, Point Blank's resident Ableton and Push expert Ski Oakenfull has taken the new devices for a test drive, sampling straight from vinyl using Push 2 and the updated Simpler device. (XLR8R)
  • Ableton has unveiled updated versions of its Push and Live technologies following its first Loop music summit in Berlin. (XLR8R)
  • After a decade of development, Sennheiser have revived their Orpheus line of headphones, with the new model retailing for $55,000. (Fact)
  • Global Sound Movement has launched an online sample library, giving access to rare instrumentals and recordings from around the world. (Mixmag)
  • Streaming service Tidal has announced it will add original programming to its current mix of music, videos, short films and live streams. (Fact)
  • Mixcloud launches on Apple TV. (RotD)
  • Ministry of Sound has announced its new music streaming app, LIVE, featuring a six music channels, on-demand mixes and ‘Live From The Club’ every Friday and Saturday night. (RotD)
  • SoundCloud has launched Pulse, an Android app that helps users manage their accounts on the go. (Fact)
  • The Bugged Out Weekender has added Kurupt FM and Armand Van Helden to its line-up. (Mixmag)
  • Croatian festival Love International has announced its first names for 2016 with Ben UFO, Joy Orbison and Gerd Janson all confirmed to play. (Fact)
  • The Cityfox Experience’s Halloween event was cancelled last weekend after a day of inspection by New York’s Fire Department. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Sydney's floating pontoon party The Island Live returns this weekend, with Brisbane producer Young Franco announced as the most recent addition to the line-up. (Mixmag)
  • Detroit techno pioneers Jeff Mills and Derrick May have announced a special one-off concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra on 30 January. (Fact)
  • The first batch of artists for Hideout 2016 have been announced, including Jamie xx, Joy Orbison and Julio Bashmore. (Thump)
  • The line-up has been announced for the premier edition of XLR8R Festival 2016, set to take place at Mexico’s Mayan ruins in Tulum on January 6. (XLR8R)
  • California's HARD Day of the Dead​ and Escape: Psycho Circus were home to heightened security measures this Halloween, with nearly 500 partygoers arrested over the weekend. (Thump
  • New York City locals are seeking to cancel the second annual Time Warp USA, citing “quality of life issues” such as parking and the influx of intoxicated people as major concerns. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • From rave to riot: how Lambeth's illegal 'Scumoween' party turned scary. (Standard)
  • Maybe Spotify isn’t killing the music industry after all. (538)
  • 10,929,203 Streams on Spotify = $56,329.35. (Josh Collum) 'In my world, Spotify is not the problem. I repeat… Spotify is not the problem.'
  • It's a $6.2 billion industry. But how did Electronic Dance Music get so popular? (CNN)
  • London’s famous Coronet venue has announced it will be shutting its doors on January 5, 136 years after it first opened. (Mixmag)
  • Harangue the DJ: Nicole Moudaber. (Guardian)
  • Q&A: Hyperdub label head Kode9. (Mixmag)
  • Q&A: Paulo Reachi, A&R of Tresor, spills some details about running the prestigious label ahead of Spanish artist Psyk’s debut. (XLR8R)
  • Wikihow have released an illustrated guide on the dos and don’ts of dancing in a nightclub. (Thump)
  • We've uncovered the most popular EDM genre in the US. (
  • Billboard’s Top 50 EDM love songs of all time. (Billboard)
  • A trip inside the strange, mysterious world of Claptone. (Mixmag)
  • Under the Knife: How surgeons are affected by different music genres. (
  • Ahead of the release of his new record on Strictly Rhythm, former Shelter resident Mystic Bill runs through the five records that tore the club up night after night. (Thump)
  • Electronic musician Matthew Herbert explains why his new work will feature imagined sounds, recorded on paper. (Independent)
  • The first ever crowdfunded tour - a shrewd & brilliant business plan. (
  • Renowned journalist Lisa Ling has penned an essay sharing her past experiences with drugs and underground rave culture. (Dancing Astronaut, CNN)
  • UNER’s Burning Man journey this summer has been documented and made into a short creative film with a track from his new EP. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • San Diego’s John Christopher Harris II (aka Mystery Cave) has just released his first full-length LP, Ausarian Comforts, out November 6 via Psychic Fortitude. (XLR8R)
  • Australian producer Tuff Sherm has shared a free download of new tropical house track Greenhouse Dance. (Fact)
  • David Guetta has unveiled a remix of last year’s Bang My Head, featuring a cameo from Fetty Wap. (Thump)
  • Stones Throw will reissue Egyptian Lover’s 1984 West Coast hip-hop classic, Egypt Egypt, on a 7″ single backed by Girls. (Fact)
  • Tiga has signed with Counter Records for his upcoming album. (Mixmag)
  • PC Music’s flagship singer Hannah Diamond has released a new song, Hi, accompanied by her first ever video. (Fact)
  • Axwell / Ingrosso unveiled new track, This Time, in their set at Heineken Music Hall during at this year’s ADE. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Skrillex and Justin Bieber have joined forces once again for new track I’ll Show You. (Mixmag)
  • Diplo has revealed details of Major Lazer’s hotly-anticipated collaboration with The Weeknd, set for release next April. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Spanish techno artist Aiken has launched his own label Timeline, with the first release set to be his own Different Paths EP. (Resident Advisor)
  • Aphex Twin has uploaded an alternate version of Avril 14 to his SoundCloud. (Data Transmission)
  • Skrillex and Deadmau5 have been at each other this week in a huge Twitter feud. (Mixmag)
  • DJ Snake replaced by Porter Robinson on festival line-up after car wreck. (
  • Afrojack has split with Montana Management, citing “ethical and moral disagreements”. (Billboard)
  • DJ Snake & Tchami advised to cancel shows after car crash. (
  • Warehouse Project, Bugged Out – Manchester, UK (Thump)
  • Sigma - Roundhouse, London (Standard - 4* Rick Pearson)
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