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I Found You
Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons
Crosstown Rebels
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This time last year the ENT honour went to Eats Everything for The Duster, which we rewound on last week’s show. This year it goes to another Miami Music Week legend, the man behind the incredible Get Lost parties, we’re talking about Damien Lazarus. He’s back with his Ancient Moons on what is the first track from a rumoured second album...The Miami Music Week Essential New Tune is I Found You. 
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Label: Crosstown Rebels
Publishing: Copyright Control
Management: Ed Cartwright, Tusk
Press and Online: Abi & Melissa, Maouris / Alastair Duncan, Infamous PR
Live: David Levy WME / Jazz Spinder CAA
31 Mar 2017
  • Geffen Records is to relaunch with A&R executive Neil Jacobson as President. (Billboard) The label’s initial roster includes Avicii and DJ Snake.
  • SoundCloud Go and Go+ have launched in the Netherlands. (Hypebot)
  • SoundCloud VP of Community, David Noël, is leaving the company after eight years. (BusinessInsider)
  • SoundCloud has received $70m in debt to fund growth plans. (Bloomberg, Billboard) The company said it would be used for developing technology and hiring "while building a financially sustainable platform”.
  • Native Instruments has announced the acquisition of MetaPop, a start-up that specialises in monetising unofficial remixes. (Fact)
  • Owners of the building that housed the Ghost Ship in California knew about dangerous electrical issues more than two years before a fire there killed 36 people at a party last December. (Billboard)
  • A petition launched by Dance Liberation Network and NYC Artist Coalition aims to repeal the outdated Cabaret Law which makes it illegal for three or more individuals to dance inside a space that does not have a cabaret license. (Mixmag)
  • The EMI TG12345 MK IV recording console used at Abbey Road Studios from 1971 to 1983 has been sold at auction for $1,807,500. (Mixmag)
  • Moog modular drum machine being built at Moogfest. (RA)
  • Fabric's Room Two soundsystem has sold for £11,700. (Mixmag)
  • Zip, Ben UFO, Objekt play Freerotation in Wales this year. (RA)
  • Paris's Peacock Society has announced the likes of Nina Kraviz, Dixon, Marcel Dettmann, Jackmaster, Peggy Gou and more for its line-up this July. (Mixmag)
  • Horizon Festival 2017 will bring underground dance music to the ski slopes of Andorra. (Independent)
  • Full Coachella 2017 electronic music line-up and stages announced. (DHA)
  • Mysteryland locks in Armin Van Buuren, Carl Cox, Deadmau5, Sven Vath and more for 2017 edition. (DJMag)
  • Croatia's Love International announces boat parties for 2017. (RA)
  • Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Soul Clap and Craig Richards are amongst the names announced for the last ever Secret Garden Party this July. (Mixmag)
  • London-based party brand Avant Garde has announced its spring and summer programme of events featuring the likes of KiNK, Man Power, Marcus Worgull, Daniel Bortz and more. (Mixmag)
  • Justice, The xx, Sasha & John Digweed booked for Glastonbury 2017. (RA)
  • The first ever Safe As Milk Festival, due to be held at Pontins in Wales this April, has been cancelled due to low ticket sales. (Fact) The event had performances booked from artists including Jeff Mills & Tony Allen, Actress, Demdike Stare, Karen Gwyer, Princess Nokia and Dopplereffekt.
  • Ultra Music Festival has announced an Australian expansion. (Billboard)
  • Event Welfare: more than just ‘the drugs tent’. (FestivalInsight - Corinne Lane is the Senior Co-ordinator of the National Event Welfare Service)
  • Festivals desperately need a content-driven approach to drug safety says Ross Gardiner, founder of Black Circle Media. (FestivalInsight)
  • Lose Yourself: why knowing set times in advance ruins a night out. (Mixmag)
  • Madrid promoters Olivia Morena and Noelia Rodriguez discuss the city’s vibrant electronic scene. (Thump)
  • Why Taiwan is an underrated electronic music hub. (Pulse)
  • SoundCloud cofounder: London was 'crucial to our success’. (BusinessInsider)
  • We Are Rockstars at Ibiza Rocks Hotel has announced Mistajam, My Nu Leng and MJ Cole amongst its 2017 line-up. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • Low Steppa, Martin Ikin, Flashmob, Sirus Hood, and Tapesh are amongst the names announced for Audio Rehab’s Eden Ibiza residency. (Mixmag)
  • Unusual Suspects books Raresh, Vera, tINI for Sankeys Ibiza residency in 2017. (RA)
  • ANTS has announced the full line-up, featuring Eats Everything, Groove Armada, Waze & Odyssey and more, for its London show which heads to Brixton’s O2 Academy this April. (Mixmag)
  • David Guetta has announced he'll be returning to Ushuaïa for another summer of BIG. (Pulse)
  • London club Studio 338 has announced it will "dance again" this summer after being destroyed by fire last year. (Mixmag)
  • Eight incredible festivals in countries you’ve (probably) never visited. (Pulse)
  • 14 record sleeve designs for house records that never had artwork. (Mixmag)
  • 10 of Chicago house veteran Ron Trent’s most underrated deep cuts. (Fact)
  • Three things you didn’t know about Metrik. (UKF)
  • Label of the month: Peoples Potential Unlimited. (RA)
  • Harangue the DJ: Jacques Greene (GuardianGuide)
  • Fast and furious: Why Avicii had to retire. (Mixmag)
  • The rise of Dr Ozi. (UKF)
  • Xtrah – Causing A Disturbance. (UKF)
  • The Sober Raver: Dance music saved my life. (Mixmag)
  • Zak Khutoretsky a.k.a. DVS1 imparts his wisdom on DJing, music production, mastering, and everything in between. (XLR8R)
  • Cristian Varela traces 25 years of dance with intimate new documentary. (DHA)
  • Soulful, rhythmic and vibey: enter the world of Harvey Sutherland. (Mixmag)
  • Video: Find out what Goldie makes of Berghain and more in the latest of the British Masters series. (Thump)
  • Claude VonStroke interviewed at Miami Music Week 2017. (MagneticMag)
  • Claude VonStroke in conversation with Eats Everything: "We don't do this job to be serious”. (Mixmag)
  • Claude VonStroke came from obscurity to win Best DJ over the Chainsmokers. Can he pull off the same trick in a new genre with a new stage name? (Guardian)
  • Sascha Borchardt a.k.a Monoloc reveals some of the secrets behind his brooding, atmospheric sound. (XLR8R)
  • Beijing’s Do Hits label is forging China’s new club sound. (BandCamp)
  • 5MinutesWith: Jeroen Search (Slam)
  • Joris Voorn interviewed at Miami Music Week 2017. (MagneticMag)
  • Mark Smith hears how a sharp focus on music's emotional core helps keep Dana Ruh's studio sessions productive and creative. (RA)
  • How an 18th century monk invented electronic music. (Motherboard)
  • DJ Octo Octa on coming out as transgender: 'Everyone was confused, then it was OK’. (Guardian)
  • How Paris label Antinote is redesigning electronic music. (VinylFactory)
  • Pinch: "dance music must guard against turning into a homogenous mush”. (Mixmag)
  • The Martinez Brothers talk trap, working with Nile Rodgers, and their 'crazy' album plans. (Billboard)
  • Sonny Fodera talks success of Caught Up and announces new label AARRIVAL. (Billboard)
  • Kerri Chandler: A timeless house music icon. (Mixmag)
  • Broken English Club arrives on L.I.E.S. for latest album, The English Beach. (RA)
  • Night Slugs signs DJ J Heat for new EP, Jersey Transit Systems. (RA)
  • Bjarki has announced that he will be releasing a new EP under his Cucumb45 moniker titled, Slysó EP5 Cyclops í poka. (MagneticMag)
  • DJ and producer Mella Dee presents his new imprint Warehouse Music, complete with first release Warehouse Music 001. (Mixmag)
  • ​Watch Toolroom’s Odyssey film about the art of DJing. (Mixmag)
  • Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh has been confirmed as a writer for forthcoming TV series Ibiza87, "telling the incredible story of the birth and rise to dominance of a cultural and music revolution." (Mixmag)
  • Throbbing Gristle makes discography available on streaming services, announces reissue campaign. (RA)
  • deadmau5 announces 'lots of stuff in a store' pop-up shop in NYC. (Billboard)
  • Suara boss Coyu has explained why most demos stand almost no chance of suddenly getting signed to "big labels," saying it all comes down to lack of support. (Pulse)
  • Henrik Schwarz starts Between Buttons, a new label for acoustic music. (RA)
  • Theo Parrish releases Gentrified Love Part 3. (XLR8R)
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