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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Ronnie Spiteri
Knee Deep In Sound
10 Nov 2017
So here’s a new track coming out of the south of England, Southampton to be precise, from a resident DJ at Switch, he’s also a Do Not Sleep resident alongside Alan Fitzpatrick, Darius Syrossian and Detlef. This is getting released 10 November on Knee Deep In Sound from the one and only Ronnie Spiteri, it’s called Multiply.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:00 mins here.
Label: Craig Duranti, Knee Deep In Sound
Management: Mark Storie & Neil Evans, Electric Ibiza
Publishing: Joel Xavier, Concrete Songs Ltd
Radio: Jukebox PR, Rob Chadwick
TV: Jukebox PR, Rob Chadwick
OnlineJukebox PR, Rob Chadwick
Live: Kal Jhugroo, Underground Artists
27 Oct 2017
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  • The Rio Music Conference is changing names and becoming the Brazil Music Conference (BRMC). (RotD) The electronic music event is held in March.
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  • French DJs, club owners and festival bosses are warning the nation’s ability to party is under threat from tough new restrictions on decibels and basslines. (Guardian)
  • SACEM has launched the Electronic Music Factory, an online resource centre dedicated to electronic music. (RotD)
  • Pro-Ject releasing new line of affordable turntables. (RA)
  • Stem seeks to simplify the payment process for musicians and content creators by ensuring that themselves and their collaborators get paid their fair share in a streamlined, timely manner. (DA)
  • As previously reported, KUVO, a club culture entertainment service managed by Pioneer DJ, has partnered with Canadian PRO SOCAN to support the fair distribution of royalties to copyright holders of music played at nightclubs in Canada. (Mixmag)
  • Lean On by DJ Snake, Major Lazer, and MØ is the most-watched dance music video ever (2.2bn+), pushing The Chainsmokers’ Closer to the No.2 position. (DA)
  • HYTE is hosting a stage at Epizode Festival in Vietnam featuring Richie Hawtin, Bambounou, YAYA and more. (Mixmag)
  • 808 Festival in Thailand returns for a fifth year. (DT)
  • London club brand The Hydra has announced its first international event, taking place at the eco-haven Papaya Playa Project, Tulum in Mexico. (Mixmag)
  • We Are FSTVL have unveiled their first phase of headliners and stage hosts for 2018 at the Airfield Of Dreams at Damyn’s Hall, Upminster between 26-28 May 2018. (DT)
  • New event, All Points East, will be a 10 day event in London’s Victoria Park starting 25 May 2018, featuring The xx as a headliner. (Standard, RotD, Guardian) The festival replaces Field Day and Lovebox at that location, discussions suggest they may move to Brockwell Park, south London.
  • BPM Festival will be returning to Portugal in September 2018; however, the festival has no immediate plans to return to Mexico for its seminal January event. (DJMag)
  • Tomorrowland will take place July 20 to 22, and July 27 to 29 in 2018 with the theme of The Story of Planaxis. (Billboard)
  • Caribou, Daphni, and dance music’s critical stigma. (405)
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  • Amsterdam Dance Event 2017: 9 moments to lose sleep over. (Billboard)
  • Nine ways Ibiza will change in 2018. (Mixmag)
  • London’s Studio 338 announce Space Ibiza, Cocoon, Sankeys and ABODE for Autumn. (Decoded)
  • China clamps down on nightclubs as Party Congress takes place in Beijing. (RA)
  • fabric has gifted £​68,000 in fundraiser cash to charities. (Mixmag)
  • Label of the month: Butter Sessions. (RA)
  • Bubblin' Up: Cinthie. (XLR8R)
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  • Five excellent electronic albums made with a single synthesizer. (Pitchfork)
  • Harangue the DJ: Guy Andrews. (Guardian)
  • Craig Richards recounts fabric's history on BBC Radio 6.
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  • Jamz Supernova on club culture. (TMRW)
  • Video games are influencing a generation of electronic music innovators. (Mixmag)
  • Paul Woolford's Special Request alias has put him at the height of his powers. (Mixmag)
  • Heartache hits: Why XL’s Smerz ditched classical training for field recordings and footwork. (Fact)
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  • Meet Yaeji, house music’s most exciting new voice. (Pitchfork)
  • Purple Disco Machine shares the 10 songs that influenced making new album, Soulmatic. (MagneticMag)
  • Alongside running labels, Terminal M and Electric Avenue, Monika Kruse is an active performer, producer, philanthropist, and ambassador of electronic music culture going on some two decades. (DHA)
  • Walker & Royce discuss their new album, Self Help. (DT)
  • Romanian DJ Alexandra discusses her home country. (Feeder)
  • Oliver Schories: “Germany is not Berlin, and Berlin is not Germany in terms of clubbing”. (NightBazaar)
  • Ibiza's Hostal La Torre, the Balearic haven that's open all year round. (Mixmag)
  • With his latest release, The Desecration of Desire, Dave Clarke once again showcases his studio skills and musical vision giving us a lot to speak about in this far reaching interview. (DHA)
  • One of lo-fi house's leading names, DJ Seinfeld, discusses inspirations, his debut album, and the position of the genre. (XLR8R)
  • DJ Mag has announced the results of the Top 100 DJs Poll 2017, with Martin Garrix crowned as the world’s No.1 DJ for a second consecutive year. (RotD)
  • Roni Size has announced that he will be touring the UK with a series of dates in February 2018. (Mixmag)
  • Frankurt house label Needs Music announces reissue series after 11-year hiatus. (RA)
  • Silent Season details second round of 10-year anniversary releases. (RA)
  • Jamie Jones announces six-track EP for Little Helpers. (RA)
  • Nicolas Jaar has a new ambient record on the way. (Mixmag)
  • Steffi announces white label for Ostgut Ton, Waking States. (RA)
  • DJ Shadow to sell more of his personal record collection in Los Angeles this November. (RA)
  • People Just Do Nothing crew Kurupt FM detail release of new mixtape, Lost Tape. (RA)
  • Romare and rRoxymore have been announced for Comunité Festival in Mexico. (Mixmag)
  • My Nu Leng and DJ Clipz added to Playaz New Year's Eve extravaganza at 02 Academy Brixton. (Mixmag)
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  • Sasha's label LNOE signs debut EP from Barcelona-based Tibi Dabo. (Mixmag) Hear Sasha's LNOE Sub Club set podcast here.
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