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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Can't Stop (feat. Coloray)
Eagles & Butterflies
Art Imitating Life
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"I ended up doing an after-party at Destino's ‘Tox’ a few weeks ago and was going back-to-back with Andy Bros and the big man Solomun, who just floored the place with this and I’ve been playing it ever since. It’s also getting a lot of love from the likes of Dixon, I think it’s going to be big."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:12 mins here.
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16 Aug 2019
  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30. (PRNewswire) Online music paying users reached a record 31m, an increase of 33% year-over-year.
  • Mixmag's September 2019 issue is out now and celebrates the South African artists and DJs turning the country into a house music superpower. 
  • Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano has become the first person to DJ in space. (Mixmag
  • Factory Records to celebrate turning 40 with two new boxed sets. (Mixmag
  • Shesaid.so, a global creative network for female-identifying and non-binary people in the music industry, have added more artists and speakers to music industry conference, MEETSSS. (DJ Mag
  • No Deal Brexit could cost touring DJs and live artists thousands per year, according to new guidelines from Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM). (DJ Mag
  • Review: Pioneer DJ Toriaz Squid Sequencer (Magnetic
  • Roland launches DJ-707M, a $999 hybrid controller and live sound audio console. (DJ Techtools
  • Loopmasters have announced Loopcloud 5, the next version of their cloud-based sample service. (DJ Mag
  • Beatport has announced it will remove all tracks released before 2019 that have never sold. (DJ Mag
  • Soundcloud has launched a nine-part video series called SC101 for artists and creators. (MusicAlly
  • MUTEK Montréal 2019 details full program schedule. (RA
  • Laurel Halo to curate MODE 2019 festival in London. (RA)
  • DJ Boring has announced a 10-date European live tour. (DJ Mag
  • Berlin Atonal finalises 2019 line-up with Mala, Rroxymore, Forest Drive West and more. (DJ Mag) 
  • Tomorrowland Winter will return to the French Alps for next year's edition of the festival. (DJ Mag
  • Audio Obscura returns to Amsterdam’s Central Station for an ADE rave. (DA
  • ADE locks full live program with Apparat, De Sluwe Vos and more. (DJ Mag)
  • Floorplan, Jayda G, DJ Stingray to play Shelter during ADE. (RA
  • DJ Python, Zamilska, Opla, Scratchclart & Lady Lykezand, and 700 Bliss have been added to Unsound festival. (DJ Mag
  • Deadmau5, Eric Prydz, RL Grime and more to play Insomniac's Escape: Psycho Circus 2019. (Billboard
  • CRSSD Festival adds Anna Lunoe, Kyle Watson and Moon Boots for fall 2019. (Mixmag
  • Peggy Gou, Nina Kraviz b2b Helena Hauff, Honey Dijon to play Secret Project 2019. (Fact
  • Ross From Friends has been announced as the next Phonox resident. (DJ Mag
  • Printworks London has announced the line-up for the new season, featuring parties from Metalheadz, Patrick Topping and Peggy Gou. (Mixmag)  
  • Brooklyn venue Elsewhere has announced a new event series dubbed ELSEWORLD that promises an immersive atmosphere for long nights in the dance, featuring Helena Hauff, Juan Atkins, Ladies of LCD Soundsystem and more. (Mixmag
  • Concord Music Publishing has signed a global publishing agreement with DJ and producer Walshy Fire, best known as one-third of Major Lazer. (RotD)
  • Roger SanchezLouise ChenKimmy K discuss the current state of dance music with BUDX. (Mixmag
  • DT658 – Simone Liberali (DT)
  • RA.689 sold (RA
  • SNTS | Boiler Room x Kompass (Boiler Room
  • Mézigue | Boiler Room Paris: Dehors Brut (Boiler Room
  • Volvox | Boiler Room Beijing (Boiler Room
  • Mall Grab | Boiler Room x Glitch Festival Day 1 (Boiler Room
  • Kyle Watson in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Das Kapital in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Jay Lumen on the Cruisin Boat Party (Mixmag
  • Anja Schneider sundown session at W Bali (Mixmag
  • The 15 best chill dance tracks of July 2019. (Magnetic
  • 7 must-hear mixes from July 2019. (Fact
  • 5 house anthems that always work on Ibiza. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • The best tracks of the 2019 Ibiza season. (Mixmag
  • 5 facts, 5 tracks with Serge Santiago. (DT
  • Joey Daniel: Desert Island Kit (DJ Mag
  • On Cue: Nightwave (DJ Mag
  • Renegade Riddims: Nelver (DJ Mag
  • Get to know: VTSS (DJ Mag
  • Get to know Catnapp, the Berlin-based producer blurring the lines between rave and punk. (Mixmag
  • Get to know Moscoman (Electronic Beats
  • Watch Black to Techno - a short film on the lineage of Detroit techno. (Gucci
  • In conversation: Jeremy Oldander [Vivrant] (Magnetic)  
  • The art of production: Paula Temple (RA
  • Meet the vinyl fiend with one of the biggest record collections in Ibiza. (Mixmag
  • Solid Gold: The remarkable influence of Detroit techno's first album, Enter by Cybotron. (DJ Mag)  
  • Love Dancin is the audiophile soundsystem bringing sonic perfection to festivals. (Mixmag
  • Armada: Inside the world's biggest independent dance label. (BBC
  • Trax Records' Rachael Cain talks house music's 'enduring, spiritual' quality on the label's 35th anniversary. (Billboard
  • Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy: The art of listening (DJ Mag
  • Netsky, Jauz and Slushii interview. (EDM.com
  • Ellis talks about bootlegs, setbacks, and the exciting story of his first big milestone as a producer. (EDM.com
  • DJ and sound artist Kayla Painter uses everything from electronic beats to splashing water in her work. (Standard)
  • Kayzo Comes 'Unleashed': How the genre-bending producer bridged rock and electronic music on new album. (Billboard
  • "This ship never sinks": How Hot Since 82 battled grief to make an album supporting mental health. (Mixmag
  • Jonas Blues talks Tiesto collaboration, staying fit on the road and more. (EDM.com)  
  • Fabio Florido explains his Kuukou Records release and being a PLAYdifferently ambassador. (Inflyte
  • Deena Abdelwahed's intense, experimental sonics are the product of political strife. (Mixmag
  • DJ Craze talks artificial intelligence, tech and the future of DJing (DJ Mag
  • She’s got a fashion label, a million Instagram followers and her own festival – but it’s Peggy Gou’s ‘k-house’ that has made her the hottest DJ on the planet. (Guardian)
  • Hyperdub: Another future is possible. (DJ Mag
  • Deadmau5' manager Dean Wilson shares seven tips on how to become a dance music star. (Billboard
  • Derrick May talks Detroit, the state of the scene and his orchestra work. (Mixmag
  • Armin van Buuren drops new track, Stickup. (DJ Mag
  • Ostgut Ton dons Steffi and Virginia have reunited on an eight-track EP, titled Work A Change, that will be released on the German label on 20 September. (Mixmag
  • Disclosure plan to release new music by the end of the year or in early 2020. (Mixmag
  • Will Saul is releasing a new album titled Open Too Close on his Aus Music imprint on 27 September. (Mixmag
  • Marcel Dettmann has launched a second label, BAD MANNERS. (RA
  • Mathew Jonson signs to Dekmantel with new album as Freedom Engine. (XLR8R
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