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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Be Someone (feat. Jake Bugg)
If you really switched on to what's being released this week, you might've guessed that this week's Essential New Tune is going in the direction of Liverpool, why not? They are European champions. We're talking about Dave Whelan and Mike Di Scala better known as CamelPhat, all set for a monstrous season at Hi in Ibiza on Tuesdays alongside Solardo and FISHER. If you've seen them play anywhere during the last few months, you would've heard this already. It's already been on Annie's Hottest this week, I'm pleased to bring it for you again right now on a Friday night. This is Be Someone featuring Jake Bugg, this week's Essential New Tune from CamelPhat.
Label: RCA
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Online: Olivia Warnford-Davis, Sony Music
14 Jun 2019
  • Live Nation Entertainment has launched Electronic Nation, a new division focused on expanding offerings of all electronic genres across the UK. It will be led by Cream MD Scott Barton. (RotDBillboard)
  • Global music marketplace BeatStars, where Lil Nas X found his Old Town Road beat, has paid out more than $50m to producers who license and sell their work on the platform. (Billboard)
  • Further to the NYTimes story on Billboard's chart rules, DJ Khaled is poised to hit the Billboard Chart with a lawsuit alleging the organisation unfairly disqualified more than 100,000 sales of his new album, robbing him of the No. 1 spot. (PageSix)
  • Discogs have revealed the 100 most expensive items purchased in the United States via its online marketplace since its launch in 2005. (DJMag)
  • Desert Hearts launches a new label, Desert Hearts Black. (RA)
  • Point Blank China to accelerate electronic music education in the Far East. (DT)
  • Journalist Matt Anniss to retell the history of bleep techno in new book, Join The Future. (Fact)
  • The annual report by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drugs Addiction (EMCDDA) find that drug traders had set up "cocaine call centres" throughout Europe, ensuring quick and easy delivery of the drug. (Mixmag)
  • In Australia, APRA AMCOS has linked up with the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) as an affiliate member, a partnership which should carve out a new revenue stream for homegrown electronic music producers. (IO)
  • Broadwick Venues has unveiled plans for a new 10,000-capacity venue on the site of a derelict former railway station in Manchester. (IQ)
  • Shazam can now recognise songs you’re listening to through your headphones when using an Android phone or tablet. (TechCrunch)
  • Qobuz launches its hi-res music streaming service in the US. (Forbes)
  • Edinburgh festival FLY Open Air is under threat as the council clamps down on events at Princes Street Gardens. (RA)
  • Peggy Gou is to curate a Krankbrother party in Finsbury Park. (RA)
  • The Zoo Project Ibiza reveals 2019 season programme. (RA)
  • The Hydra unveils August Bank Holiday Weekender at Printworks London. (Mixmag)
  • A new club will open in the former site of Sankeys Ibiza next month. (Mixmag)
  • Junction 2 2019: All the action from FACT’s stage with Ben UFO, Shanti Celeste and more. (Fact)
  • Porter Robinson live streaming Second Sky Festival, including ‘Worlds’ performance. (DA)
  • Deep Inside: June 2019’s must-hear house and techno playlist. (RA)
  • Mix of the day: Glenn Astro. (RA)
  • Spektre give a glimpse of their latest unreleased tunes. (Fabric)
  • Field Day 2019: Relive FACT’s stage with Denis Sulta, Leon Vynehall, HAAi and more. (Fact)
  • Australian dance music queen KLP (DT)
  • RA680: Sote (RA)
  • Camion Bazar in Lyon (BoilerRoom)
  • Len Faki at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for Cercle. (YouTube)
  • After Avicii died last year, his family decided that his album Tim should be completed. How did the chosen collaborators handle such a sensitive task? (Guardian - Lauren Martin)
  • How the Moscow bass scene is tearing down the city's techno barriers. (DJMag)
  • Can China’s underground club culture survive the country’s rise in state surveillance and control? (Mixmag)
  • Gala festival is fast becoming one of dance music's happy places. (Mixmag)
  • How Birmingham is building the underground scene it deserves. (Mixmag)
  • Drezo talks new EP series, hip-hop origins, and disregard for genre tags. (DA)
  • Prospa dig into their record bag. (Clash)
  • Everyman superstar DJ Carl Cox on techno, Ibiza, Burning Man and life in the fast lane. (Forbes)
  • Songwriter Matthew Koma accuses Zedd of "toxic behaviour" and stealing credit. (Mixmag) Zedd issues an extended response to Matthew Koma. (DA)
  • DFA reveals new album from The Juan Maclean, The Brighter The Light. (RA)
  • London's XOYO launches podcast with Andy C. (RA)
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