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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
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"Our final ENT for January is fresh off the back of their 100th mix CD, which concluded the long-standing, highly regarded format. Fabric are celebrating their 20th year with the launch of a new series, Fabric Presents. Kickstarting this series on the 22nd February is Bonobo and this is a brand new piece of original music that will be featured on it, it’s Ibrik." 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 28:24 mins here.

Label: Rob, fabric Records 
Management: Gerard Cantwell, Red Light Management 
Publishing: Kobalt 
Radio: Marty Raviraj, Cool Badge 
Press, Online & Club: MT, Tailored Communication 
Live: Steve Nickolls, UTA 
01 Feb 2019
  • Kieron Donoghue, founder of Humble Angel Records and previously VP of Global Playlist Strategy and Curation at Warner Music has launched an independent dance record label, Humble Angel Dance. (RotD)
  • Rinse FM has announced its residency programming for the next season, adding over 40 names to its extensive roster, including Discwoman’s Ciel, LSDXOXO and Solid Blake. (DJ Mag
  • SoundExchange reports it distributed more sound recording performance royalties to recording artists and rights owners than in any other year of its 15-year existence - $953m. (AllAccess)
  • Behringer announces Crave, a $199 semi-modular synthesiser. (RA
  • Arturia’s new MicroFreak synth features 11 digital oscillator modes. (Fact
  • TV, games, esports… lessons from outside the music-industry bubble. (MusicAlly)
  • Marshmello is rumoured to be playing a concert in the Fortnite game this weekend. (Billboard)
  • The four types of music subscription models in 2019. (MBW
  • Los Angeles-based indie startup Create Music Group unveiled a new function for its distribution platform that allows clients to access streaming revenue figures from YouTube, Apple Music/iTunes and Spotify on a daily basis. (Billboard)
  • Pandora stockholders have approved the company’s $3.5bn acquisition by SiriusXM, which was first reported in September. (Billboard
  • SoundCloud's global revenue rose by 80% to €90.7m in 2017, up from €50.3m in 2016. Operating losses shrunk 27% to €51.4m. (RollingStone)
  • Apple Music reports it now has over 50 million paid subscribers. (SeekingAlpha) During a three-month period where Apple saw a 15% decline in revenue from iPhones, the services business, which includes subscriptions to Apple Music and iTunes downloads, grew 19%. (Billboard)
  • Goldie, Mala and Children of Zeus confirmed for Outlook festival 2019. (Mixmag
  • Waking Life adds Four Tet, re:ni, Wata Igarashi for 2019. (RA
  • Jamie Jones and Sonny Fodera added to We Are FSTVL. (DT)
  • Carl Cox is locked in for a Space Ibiza party at London's Steelyard this summer. (DJ Mag)
  • Ireland's AVA Festival and Conference is turning five this summer and celebrating in style with a first-rate line-up of local and international talent, including Honey Dijon, Ben UFO, Mall Grab, Avalon Emerson and Blawan. (Mixmag
  • Parklife has announced Eric Prydz, Major Lazer, Disclosure, The Streets and Chase & Status among the headliners for this year's Manchester festival. (DJ Mag
  • Carl Cox tops Glitch festival's biggest ever line-up with Bicep, Helena Hauff and Paula Temple also performing. (Mixmag
  • Kala Festival completes line-up for 2019 with Hunee, Theo Parrish and Fatima & The Eglo Live Band. (RA
  • Caprices Festival has finalised its line-up with new additions Dana Ruh and Mathew Jonson. (Mixmag
  • Resident Advisor will take over the GAIN stage at this year's DGTL festival with Marcel Dettmann, Moxie, upsammy and Ben Klock confirmed to perform. (RA
  • Chemical Brothers, Peggy Gou, Yves Tumor and Jon Hopkins to perform at All Points East festival. (RA
  • Diynamic Festival will return to Amsterdam Bros this summer for its seventh edition. (Mixmag
  • Carl Cox, Helena Hauff, Infected Mushroom and more tapped for the Tomorrowland's 15th edition. (Mixmag
  • Larry Heard, Andrew Weatherall, Nina Kraviz, Helena Hauff and dozens more announced for Dimensions festival. (RA
  • Leeds's inner city electronic reveals first acts for 2019, including Nina Kraviz, Motor City Drum Ensemble, DJ Stringray and Shanti Celeste. (RA
  • Strawberry Fields is at the forefront of Australia's thriving 'Bush Doof' scene. (Mixmag)
  • All woman collectives have instigated real, positive change in the music world, but they aren't a magic bullet. (Mixmag)
  • Should musicians be podcasters? (GetRevue - David Turner)
  • Article 13, YouTube and what's really going on in Brussels. (Billboard)
  • Why is SiriusXM buying Pandora in a $3.5bn deal -- and what's it going to do with a music streaming platform? (MBW
  • Seven startups Spotify should (try to) buy to better serve artists. (MBW
  • Beatport CEO: Streaming feels like "the dawn of a new DJ experience". (DJMag)
  • 2018 'streaming price bible', based as ever on data from “a mid-sized indie label with an approximately 250+ album catalogue”, has been released. (Trichordist
  • 33 set to make debut at fabric. (DT)
  • Hedkandi celebrates 20th Anniversary at Ministry of Sound on 23 February with Howard Donald, Kings of Tomorrow and Kelli-Leigh. (Pulse)
  • Berghain of Beirut: How an underground bunker in Lebanon became one of the world’s best clubs. (Amuse
  • Berghain's ice skating rink criticized for using fake ice. (Mixmag)
  • Elrow have confirmed they will return to Ibiza's Amnesia every Saturday from 25 May to 28 September. (IbizaSpotlight
  • Terminal V Edinburgh adds Mr G, Maceo Plex and Jennifer Cardini to the line-up. (DT)
  • Printworks adds six shows to spring programme with Solomun, Todd Terry, Kenny Dope, and Moscoman confirmed. (RA)
  • Swedish House Mafia has signed to Columbia in the US. (Hits)
  • DT631 – Nakadia (DT)
  • RA.661 FIT Siegel (RA)
  • Mike Dunn in The Lab NYC. (Mixmag)
  • Christian Martin and Lenny Kiser b2b in The Lab LA. (Mixmag)
  • Redlight in The Lab LA. (Mixmag)
  • BOg DJ set at the Romanian Embassy in Paris. (Cercle)
  • Damian Lazarus sunrise set at Day Zero. (Mixmag)
  • Label of the month: Halcyon Veil (RA)
  • Get to know Jerry Folk. (Mixmag)
  • How to be a Resident DJ with Dennis Cruz. (DT)
  • Renegade Riddims: Lady V Dubz (DT)
  • The 15 best house tracks of January 2019. (Magnetic)
  • Putting a value on music publishing catalogues. (Synchtank)
  • Scott Cohen: "If you think that mixed reality isn't interesting, you're probably going to be replaced." (Forbes)
  • Photographer George Nebieridze’s unfiltered look into the heart of the electronic music scene. (ElectronicBeats)
  • The strange story of Township Funk, the unlikely hit that helped South African dance music go global. (Pitchfork)
  • Lost Frequencies opens up about his favourite tunes including big room cuts from Eric Prydz, Flume and the late great Avicii. (DJ Mag)
  • ARTY talks video games and explains the huge year he has in store. (DA
  • Rudimental break down Toast To Our Differences. (Billboard
  • Judge Jules picks 10 classic dance tracks ahead of Ministry of Sound's Annual Classical. (Standard
  • Steve Aoki talks Hakkasan residency and K-pop collabs. (EDM)
  • DJ, producer and Firehouse label founder Kim Ann Foxman unveils the unique locations that make Brooklyn, NYC a community-focused hub for dance music. (Mixmag)
  • Paul Oakenfold on the state of electronic music and new sunset at Stonehenge release. (Forbes)
  • Mixmag cover feature: Midland's path to DJ stardom. (Mixmag
  • DeWalta has announced details of a double LP titled Lyra and label off-shoot, Horizon Pi. (Mixmag
  • Darude will represent Finland at this year's Eurovision song contest this May. (Mixmag
  • Shlohmo returns with apocalypse-themed new album, The End. (RA
  • Octo Octa has announced her next EP is set for release via Ninja Tune's Technicolour imprint. (Mixmag
  • Tough Love team up with Roger Sanchez's S-Man alias for Deep Dark & Dirty. (DT)
  • Diplo has announced a new EP, sharing the first single ‘Boom Bye Bye’, featuring French rapper Niska. (DJ Mag)
  • deadmau5 teases intimidating 'Cube 3.0' stage production details. (Billboard
  • FJAAK have now become a duo by parting ways with Kevin Kozick. (Mixmag
  • Swedish House Mafia inadvertently reveal the next tour date within the source code of their website - Switzerland's Zürich Openair festival. (DJ Mag
  • Blond:ish are parting ways after 11 years together. (Mixmag
  • Metalheadz producer Andy Skopes dies. (RA
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