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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
OC & Verde
Knee Deep In Sound
These are two guys that you're going to need to know about over the next few months. They used to go under the name Sick Elektrik and had a tune called That's Right which myself and Annie Mac both loved and had on our shows. They're now going under the alias OC & Verde, have signed to Knee Deep in Sound and are getting the seal of approval from label boss Hot Since 82. This is deeper and more progressive and I think you're going to love it, I certainly do. It's called Maasai. 
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:40 mins here.
Label/ClubCraig Duranti, Knee Deep In Sound / James Drummond
Management: Phil Dockerty, Pete Gooding Management
Radio/PressJordan Bruce, Dispersion
LiveJosh Pollard, Underground Artists
08 Jul 2016
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  • IMS Malta 2016: Secrets to success from EDM experts Pete Tong, Eli And Fur and Mark Netto. (IBTimes)
  • Pete Tong tells IMS Malta 2016 that Adele and Sam Smith's success is down to Radio 1. (IBTimes)
  • Def Jam CEO Steve Bartels will participate in a keynote Q&A at Amsterdam Dance Event. (Billboard)
  • Zhu and Deadmau5 are amongst the 180 signatories of a petition to reform online copyright laws via an update to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (Mixmag)
  • Ibizan club Amnesia came under a 17-hour raid on Tuesday (July 5), followed by a second the following day, as The Guardia Civil investigated "alleged crimes against the Treasury" according to Diario De Ibiza. €2m were uncovered hidden inside, resulting in club owner Martin Ferrer, artistic director and son of the owner Marti Ferrer, general/business manager David de Felipe and accountant Vicente Pérez de Montis being arrested. (MixmagMagnetic Mag)
  • A look back at some of Pioneer’s best machines. (Mixmag)
  • Experience Ableton Live in 360 degrees. (Fact Mag)
  • The DDJ-RZX is the new all-in-one controller from Pioneer DJ, which includes a video mixing function via an add-on. (Mixmag)
  • Apple Music reported to be interested in buying Tidal (Mixmag)
  • SoundCloud has expanded its radio-like Stations service. It now gives users the ability to launch the feature from the profile pages of artists as well as tracks. (SoundCloud)
  • Red Bull Music Academy has announced UK winners of its Montreal Residency programme for 2016. (MixmagDenis Sulta, Hyroglifics, Emma-Jean Thackray and more will take part
  • Eglo Records boss Alexander Nut announces residency at London venue Stour Space. (Mixmag)
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  • A spokesperson for Tomorrowland has denied reports that claimed it was looking into a new edition in Thailand. (Billboard)
  • Why Brexit is bad news for UK's independent music industry. (Forbes)
  • What are the Brexit legal implications that creative industries need to know about? (Crefovi)
  • How Apple Music and Tidal transformed streaming (and why Apple may be buying Tidal). (Mark Mulligan)
  • Do the growing number of music festivals actually make any money? (Telegraph)
  • Warner Music Group and Ushuaïa Entertainment sign new partnership agreement. (RotD)
  • Harangue the DJ: Ewan Pearson. (Guardian)
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  • The day Napster died and changed the music industry forever. (Nerdist)
  • Depression, isolation and drug addiction: When DJing becomes a mental health issue. (Thump)
  • DJ Deeon about the birth of 'ghetto house' and the legacy of dance Mania. (Thump)
  • Viva boss Steve Lawler recounts his latest week out in Ibiza. (PulseRadio)
  • Interview: Reboot. Reboot has put out numerous EPs and LPs on labels like Cadenza and Cocoon, Moon Harbour and Defected, he talks to Deep House Amsterdam to discuss over a decade in the industry. (DeepHouseAmsterdam)
  • Listen: Roots and Future - an hour-long radio show tracing the crucial black British influence on UK dance music over two decades. (Fact)
  • Low-end inspiration: Flava D is at the forefront of bass music, says Dave Turner. (Mixmag)
  • Pulse’s resident DJs open up about life after the Orlando tragedy. (Thump)
  • Mr C recounts how Ibiza has changed since 1988, describes the magic as ‘long gone.’ (PulseRadio)
  • Lady M discusses music, Watergate and starting her own record label. (Pulse)
  • How sample pioneers DJ Shadow and the Avalanches adapted to the YouTube era. (LATimes)
  • Dance music owes everything to the LGBTQ community of colour, says Ned Shepard. (Medium)
  • Techno pioneer Adam Beyer releases new compilation to celebrate 20 years of Drumcode. (Mixmag)
  • Gold Panda releases surprise EP. (Fact Mag)
  • In less than a year since his last album, Mutant, Arca is back – with a 14-track download featuring collaborations with Mica Levi, Total Freedom and Massacooramaan. (Mixmag)
  • Jamie XX unveils new video for Gosh, directed by Romain Gavras. (Mixmag)
  • KSHMR has teamed up with Splice Sounds to release his second sample pack, KSHMR Vol. 2, featuring 1500 samples for producers. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • HS82's brand new album series will showcase the musical scope of his favourite rising talents through a selection of eight varying productions, called 8-Track. (Mixmag)
  • Flying Lotus makes Sundance debut in his film making guise. (Mixmag)
  • A behind the scenes video shows the making of Show Me Love by SkrillexChance the Rapper and Hundred Waters. (Mixmag)
  • Stream Aphex Twin’s EP in full. (Mixmag)
  • Listen to DJ Shadow’s first Essential Mix in 13 years. (PulseRadio)
  • Massive Attack/Patti Smith - British Summer Time, Hyde Park, London (Guardian - 4* Mark Beaumont)
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