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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Deliver Me
Terminal M
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It's a tune that's been doing plenty of damage during my DJ sets over the past month. I've actually played it on the radio before. The good news is is that it is something you can download and get in your collection right now, but I couldn't let another week go by without acknowledging how big this tune was. It's brand new on Terminal M, Monika Kruse's label. It comes from Liverpool's own, Kydus. This is Deliver Me.
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31:10 mins here.
Live: Ellis Coles, Platform Agency
04 Nov 2016
  • The Intellectual Property Office is fielding views from across the music, publishing and entertainment industry on the European Commission's draft legislation to modernize the European copyright framework. (Billboard)
  • Russia's economic downturn spells controversy for smaller industries - like royalty collection. (Billboard)
  • Sony Music Entertainment has signed a deal with US publishers which resolves issues over proposed new statutory mechanical royalty rates from 2018-2022. (MBW)
  • More than a year after the European Commission began accusing Google of anti-trust violations related to several pillars of its business, the American search giant appears ready to respond. (Billboard)
  • In the US, following what many perceived as meddling in the Copyright Royalty Board's rate-setting process by Sony, the major has now agreed to the same terms that Warner and Universal acceded to, negotiated between them and the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) and the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). (Billboard)
  • Pan-European licensing body ICE has clinched a new multi-territory licensing deal with SoundCloud for GEMA, STIM and PRS For Music repertoire. (MusicWeek)
  • YouTube has reached a landmark agreement with the Germany-based music rights organisation GEMA. (FT)
  • UK startup Encore is attempting to disrupt the traditional agency model, making it easier to book a musician or band for an event. (TechCrunch)
  • Fania, the iconic NYC based global music, entertainment and lifestyle company, is partnering with the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) to deliver an immersive club and pop-up store focusing on the talented artists inspired by Fania’s legacy. (Mixmag)
  • Government commits to further measures to tackle online ticket touting. (RotD, IQ)
  • According to anti-piracy group BREIN, Facebook has complied with a request to delete nine groups where thousands of albums were being shared without permission. (TorrentFreak)
  • In the US, foreign bands will have to pay the increased non-immigrant worker visa fee from next month. It is rising from $325 to $460 per act, and the same per crew. (Mixmag)
  • A judge has ruled the identities of undercover police officers involved in the Fabric nightclub investigation must be made public. (Mixmag)
  • Sadiq Khan announces Amy Lamé as London's first Night Czar. (Standard)
  • Aldi reveals even cheaper turntable than competitor supermarket Lidl. (DJMag)
  • The new Korg Monologue lets users produce with Aphex Twin presets. (Mixmag)
  • MasterSounds releases two-channel rotary mixer, Radius 2, at a cost of £1200. (RA)
  • Korg's ARP Odyssey now available as iOS app. (RA)
  • ROLI has launched a new music making system called Blocks, described as a ‘modular music studio’. (RA)
  • The LinnStrument 128 controller is now available for $999. (RA)
  • Novation has updated the firmware for Circuit. Version 1.4 introduces user-requested features to the groovebox device, which features a grid sequencer for controlling inbuilt synth and drum voices. (RA)
  • Everything you need to know about the brand new MacBook Pro. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Spinlist, a new playlist app that lets users discover, create and share playlists that can be heard across any streaming service, challenges music streaming silos. (TechCrunch)
  • Amazon’s moves could start a price war among music streaming services. (Recode)
  • Using Spotify Connect, beta testers can now play music through their Sonos systems, including multi-speaker and multi-room configurations, directly through the streaming service’s familiar app. (TechCrunch)
  • Spotify has purchased Preact, a four-year-old startup that utilises machine learnings and audience behaviour metrics via social media to draw and retain subscribers. (Billboard)
  • Spotify offer an update on their Artists website, launched three years ago. (Spotify)
  • Spotify could improve profits and shore up its power by mimicking Netflix and becoming a producer as well as a distributor - and take other steps to bring more music on board that doesn't cost so much. (Bloomberg)
  • What if Spotify turned Daily Mix into a standalone product? (Medium - Bas Grasmayer) Implementing the obvious missing feature could point to a new product direction for Spotify.
  • A legal campaign that promised to hit file-sharers with demands for cash has been abandoned in Sweden. (TorrentFreak)
  • SoundCloud has hidden the repost button; here’s why it’s an issue. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • This December, the Numbers label is hosting parties in London, Glasgow, Belfast and Barcelona, in association with Hydra and Southbound. (Mixmag)
  • Clockenflap Festival has finalised its lineup by adding M.I.A, London Grammar and SBTRKT, along with Miami native Danny Daze and legendary rap group The Sugarhill Gang. (Pulse)
  • Equation Festival debuts in Vietnam with a massive 30+ artists on the line-up. (Pulse)
  • Ray-Ban x Boiler Room Weekender 2016 announces full line-up and set times. (Billboard)
  • Groove Cruise Miami 2017 announces phase one artist line-up. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • The first names for the 18th edition of Berlin's CTM Festival have been announced. (RA)
  • Sydney’s getting a free party with all your favourite dance acts. (inthemix)
  • Earthcore’s full 2016 line-up has landed. (inthemix)
  • Babylon Festival reveals the next international on its 2017 line-up. (inthemix)
  • FOMO Festival is launching a series of club shows around Australia. (inthemix)
  • Outlook Festival turns 10 next year, and to celebrate it is hosting a party to pay homage to its original sound system roots by including a 20-piece Outlook orchestra. (Mixmag)
  • At the Festival Congress Awards, hosted by the Association of Independent Festivals, winners included Bluedot (New Festival) and MAST drugs testing piloted at UK festivals (Act of Independence).  (RotD)
  • Why the music industry needs to dump non-discretionary pricing. (Mark Mulligan)
  • Here’s what we lost with streaming. (Medium - Paul Cantor) Back when MP3-infested music blogs became popular, we had content and context.
  • Is Google trying to end copyrights once and for all? (HeatSt)
  • Whether you’re struggling to get gig tickets or being fat-shamed by an app – AI is calling the shots. Weren’t these algorithms supposed to be on our side, not making thing worse? (Guardian2)
  • Why Brexit is not music to the ears of British bands touring Europe. (Guardian)
  • Rob Hallett talks Essence Festival in South Africa, Brexit and why the live market is in trouble. (Billboard)
  • iPod: How it changed Apple. (Medium - Jean-Louis Gassée)
  • Why it's highly unlikely Apple Music will see a price cut. (Fortune)
  • Apple losing USB is a loss for music. (Pitchfork)
  • Record labels! Beware of fake independence! (Paul Sanders)
  • Ticketing’s distributed future is not only good for fans, it’s already happening. (TechCrunch)
  • Musicians are three times more susceptible to mental illness says new study. (Mixmag)
  • The growth of house and techno clubbing brand FUSE. (Pulse)
  • Fania, the iconic NYC based global music, entertainment and lifestyle company, is partnering with the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival to deliver an immersive club and pop-up store focusing on the talented artists inspired by Fania’s legacy. (Mixmag)
  • 89, a new club opened by Polish festival Unsound, has announced the line-ups for its first two weekends. (Mixmag)
  • Sydney's lockout laws are under fresh scrutiny after statistics showing a reduced amount of assaults since they were introduced might not be accurate. (Mixmag)
  • New club Schimanski will open in Verboten’s former location in November. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Resident Advisor will hold a one-off In Residence event in London in honour of fabric. (RA)
  • Partisan Collective are planning to open a new alternative venue in central Manchester. (RA)
  • Rotterdam's Perron club reopens for REC Festival. (RA)
  • London's Hackney council helps Passing Clouds fight closure. (RA)
  • Insomniac Events welcomes on-site drug education for the first time in 10 years. (Mixmag)
  • Top 10 rising Australian producers. (XLR8R)
  • The 10 best Flume songs. (Billboard)
  • 10 essential tracks from Tale of Us. (Pulse)
  • Genre pioneer DJ Pierre picks 10 forgotten acid gems. (Pulse)
  • Resident Advisor Mix of the Day: December. (RA)
  • Bonobo's playlist: The Invisible, Pional, Yussef Kamaal and more. (Guardian)
  • The best tracks to hit the Internet in October. (Pulse)
  • Diving into Berghain. (Somesuchstories)
  • Zane Lowe explains why 2016 was the best year ever for music. (Esquire)
  • Over a decade ago, Sonos smartly bet on music-over-Wi-Fi. Now CMO Joy Howard looks ahead to a future where music is built into every home. (FC)
  • Here’s why CL Is the future of K-Pop in America. (TIME)
  • Five days in Japan with Gold Panda. (Loud and Quiet)
  • Evolution of dance music traced through careers of Carl Cox and Martin Garrix in new documentary. (Pulse)
  • Hanfry Martinez: Vinyl worth bringing halfway around the world. (Pulse)
  • For his Essential Mix debut on BBC Radio 1, Ireland’s Mano Le Tough stepped up with a two-hour mix. (Mixmag)
  • Chutney Records bring big local flavour to the global G-house scene. (Pulse)
  • Carl Cox talks about his legacy in new dance documentary What We Started. (Mixmag)
  • Mark Reeve shares hopes, dreams and dance floor bangers. (Pulse)
  • Chicago DJs show love for the Cubs in historic World Series. (Billboard)
  • Techno Tuesday: Khen on growing up immersed in the Israeli dance sphere. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Chainsmokers feat. Halsey: How did the New York EDM duo and the pop singer-songwriter wind up with 2016's biggest hit? run through all the in depth articles. (
  • Ask the Experts: Daniel Avery takes the time to answer your questions ahead of next week's DJ-Kicks release. (XLR8R)
  • By emphasising audio quality above all else, clubs (including Spiritland in London), with rarefied hi-fi equipment have become a mecca for listeners who crave an emotional connection to music. (NYTimes)
  • Synths and sexism: the female artists smashing through electronic music's glass ceiling. (Wired)
  • Dance moves: Riots in Lagos and the birth of electro. (LongandShort)
  • Claude VonStroke is bringing his Dirtybird crew to Miami’s Art Basel for the final Dirtybird BBQ of 2016. (Mixmag)
  • After debuting on the label last year, Reckonwrong is set to release a second EP through Whities on November 4. (Mixmag)
  • Joy Orbison and Boddika are back together for a new three-track EP. (Mixmag)
  • TRP pairs an unreleased track with a video of gravity-defying street performer. (Mixmag)
  • Guy Gerber has announced that he is playing at Camden’s KOKO venue for the first time, on November 19. (Mixmag)
  • DJ Steaw, aka Steaward, introduces his next EP by sharing a new single titled Frogman. (Mixmag)
  • Carl Cox and Jon Rundell are releasing a compilation called Pure Intec 3 this November. (Mixmag)
  • B.Traits releases the Still Point EP via own label In Toto. (Mixmag)
  • Iranian born, Sheffield based, musician Pedram has just dropped a new EP called Delirious / Reaching. (Mixmag)
  • With his DJ-Kicks mix and compilation due to arrive November 11 via !K7 Records, Daniel Avery is sharing new music that’s exclusive to his forthcoming release. (Mixmag)
  • Honey Dijon, Ben UFO and The Black Madonna booked for Love International. (Mixmag)
  • Ricardo Villalobos and Einzelkind collaborate on a new double EP. (Mixmag)
  • DJ Nobu and DJ Krush to perform at Manila’s mini-festival Battle Royale. (Pulse)
  • Kenya Nights are on the frontline of the dance music scene in Kenya, bringing international acts to Nairobi – DJ and Producer Huxley is next. (Pulse)
  • The Chainsmokers announce biggest show ever at Los Angeles Convention Centre. (Billboard)
  • Niall Horan's This Town gets a dance remix by Tiesto. (Billboard)
  • Skrillex, RL Grime, and What So Not’s massive collaboration, Waiting, is available to stream. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Coldcut drop their first new release in 10 years. (Magnetic Mag)
  • Todd Terje's remix of Ola Kvernberg's The Mechanical Fair will see release on November 11. (RA)
  • DJ Koze billed for NYE 2016 at XOYO. (RA)
  • Bristol's Young Echo crew launch record label with Rider Shafique. (RA)
  • Listen: Kasbo – Call (feat. Cheney) out on Next Wave Records. (YourEDM)
  • Steve James gives out stems to In My Head – a track that’s been streamed 3.3m times. (YourEDM)
  • Craig Richards' Tuppence imprint to release E.R.P. 7". (XLR8R)
  • John Digweed creates compilation album for Bedrock's 18th birthday. (Magnetic Mag)
  • Swiss duo Adriatique launch new label, Siamese, with EP Patterns of Eternity. (Magnetic Mag)
  • To celebrate 27 years of Space Ibiza, Cr2 Records has linked up with Giorgio Moroder to put together his first ever compilation release. (Mixmag)
  • A full-length documentary on The OrbLunar Orbit, will premiere at London's Doc'n Roll Film Festival on November 11. (RA)
  • Ten Walls has given his first interview since making homophobic comments in 2015. (Mixmag)
  • The Chemical Brothers are being urged to cancel their forthcoming date at the Exhibition Grounds in Tel Aviv on November 12 as the campaign for a cultural boycott of Israel gains traction. (Mixmag)
  • Diplo explains his decision to work with Justin Bieber. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Deadmau5' Ghosts N Stuff certified platinum. (Billboard)
  • Alan Walker is the first winner of the 2017 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), the European music awards for emerging artists. (RotD)
  • Jesse Rose announces retirement after 20 years. (Pulse)
  • Closer by The Chainsmokers has the fewest amount of downloads for any No.1 single in the last 10 years. (YourEDM)
  • Swedish House Mafia member Steve Angello is currently embroiled in a legal battle due to allegations of fraud. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • James Blake - Bristol 02 Academy (Times2 - 3* Stephen Dalton)
  • James Blake - Hammersmith Apollo, London (Guardian - 4* Betty Clarke)
  • Minimal Effort Halloween 2016, Los Angeles. (Mixmag ,Pulse)
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