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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
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"I reckon it’s the third time this year that the Ukrainian duo have been involved in an Essential New Tune so they are having a stellar 2019. Forthcoming on HOSH’s fryhide label, this week’s ENT is the brand new tune from Artbat".
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 36.45 mins here.
Label: fryhide
Management: Chris Braun - House United
Publishing: Paradise
Radio/Club/Online: Pete Downes - Jukebox PR
Live: World: David Lewis Productions
13 Sep 2019
  • Nick Holmstén, Spotify’s global head of music since October 2018, is to transition to an advisory role. (Billboard)
  • Randy Phillips has stepped away from his position as CEO of LiveStyle and is working for the company's investors as a consultant as LiveStyle prepares to sell more of its assets. (Billboard)
  • Sydney’s night-time economy looks set to receive a major boost as the local government moves to relax the lockout laws which have long suffocated its nightlife. (Mixmag)
  • The highest price ever paid for a rare Röyksopp record painted by Banksy on Discogs Marketplace has been topped after a copy sold for US$8,178 in July. (Mixmag)
  • The latest additions to BBC Radio 1's Residency have been announced. Nastia, Denis Sulta, Saoirse and Sherelle will join Paul Woolford aka Special Request, Charlotte de Witte, HAAi and Jayda G. (Mixmag)
  • The 22nd edition of the DJ Awards takes place for the second year at Heart Ibiza on Monday 16 September. (DJ)
  • It has now been fifty weeks since Marshmello and Bastille hit the top of the Dance/Electronic Music chart on Billboard. (YourEDM)
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have officially announced the creation of their own e-sports organisation, Smash Esports. (YourEDM)
  • Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox software has introduced an updated version of the software that allows it to seamlessly integrate with the streaming services Beatport LINK and SoundCloud Go+. (Mixmag)
  • Deezer is hoping to launch a pilot of a user-centric payment system (UCPS) by early 2020 in France, if it can persuade labels to back the idea. (MusicAlly)

  • Apple Music has launched a web app accessible using any desktop computer browser. (Billboard, Apple) Beats 1 is not yet available on the web player but will be added in the near future.
    • Toolroom Stateside kicks off North American tour. (NocturnalTimes)
    • Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival announces Four Tet, Beardyman and more. (DT)
    • Vietnam's Epizode Festival adds 55 acts for 2020. (RA) Ben UFO, Nastia and Sonja Moonear are among the names heading to Phú Quốc island in December and January.
    • Ten of the best festivals from around the world in October. (RA)
    • Avicii tribute concert in Sweden sells out. (DMNW)
    • Electric Zoo: Evolved brought stunning sets from Dog Blood, Eric Prydz, Seven Lions, and a record-breaking attendance for another massive edition. (EDMIdentity)
    • FISHER and Chris Lake have teamed up on a lot of projects in recent years, but few might have expected that a festival would be one of them. Perhaps that's why they insist that Not Another FKN Festival will not be a festival. (EDM)
    • Knife Party to embark on North American Lost Souls tour. (EDM)
    • Spotify and Amazon are battling the Copyright Royalty Board over streaming royalty rates. But if Apple had its way, things could have been very different. (RollingStone)
    • How can humans and artificial intelligence collaborate to manage the explosion of music data? (Synchtank)
    • Amber Horsburgh has published a spreadsheet of the biggest YouTube promo channels you can pitch music to. (Google)
    • A space to be yourself: The rise of safe space parties. (DJ)
    • Do psychedelics have the power to heal us? (DJ)
    • Mental health is dance music's most urgent issue. (DJ)
    • London Fields venue Hangar, previously known under the names Mangle and The Laundry, has shut down. (Mixmag)
    • London's Printworks expands largest-ever season. (RA) Floating Points, Ocean Wisdom and Chase & Status will headline three shows in November.
    • Paris club Dehors Brut forced to close by police. (RA) The move follows an alleged drug-related death outside the club last weekend.
    • Again confirming itself to be the best mid-size club in Manchester, Gorilla has unveiled its plans for the autumn/winter season. (DT)
    • Saturday Night Session 026: GATTÜSO (DA)
    • Fresh Kicks 117: Otik (DJ)
    • Harrison BDP, live at DJMagHQ. (DJ)
    • FACT mix 727: Geng. (Fact)
    • Spotlight mix: Davina Moss (DT)
    • Adam Beyer live from Drumcode Festival, Amsterdam (YouTube)
    • DJ OBI set from in The Lab Lagos (Mixmag)
    • Natasha Diggs Vinyl Funk Soul in The Lab NYC (Mixmag)
    • Nastia thundering techno set in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag)
    • Vanco afro house showcase in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag)
    • Anthony Parasole's heavy techno set in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag)
    • Paranoid London break their no-interviews rule to talk clearing dancefloors in Ibiza, giving two fingers to minimal – and the joys of banging acid house. (Mixmag)
    • How Ecuador's relative isolation is cultivating a unique electronic scene. (Mixmag)
    • Get to know O'Flynn, the Four Tet and Bonobo-approved artist making drum-led dancefloor bangers. (Mixmag)
    • Through 20 years of hard graft, Belgrade's foremost music journalist became Serbia's breakout DJ. Tijana T tells Gabriel Szatan how she made her transition. (RA)
    • In Conversation with elrow’s Creative Director Jo Vidler. (DT)
    • It's no secret that vinyl records are becoming more popular, but soon vinyl sales will earn more revenue than that of CDs. (DA)
    • Illenium on his new record ‘Ascend’, being candid about his personal experiences and Australian tour plans. (MusicFeeds)
    • Deep Inside: September 2019’s must-hear house and techno. (Fact)
    • TJ Hertz, AKA Objekt, grew up without a clue electronic music existed. Now he’s the genre’s most cutting-edge star – but the studio still gives him the jitters. (Guardian)
    • Six By Six: Huxley (IDJ) 36 of his all-time favourite records.
    • Josh Pan talks career, culture and more. (EDM)
    • Haitian music flag bearer Michael Brun interviewed. (EDM)
    • Electric Zoo: My first ever festival (EDM)
    • Bassnectar is giving 1,000 of his fans free one-month long therapy sessions on the e-counseling platform, Better Help. (Mixmag)
    • Sasha releases on Bedrock for the first time on 150th release. (DT)
    • Manu Gonzalez launches new label. (IDJ) Question Reality's debut finds the Ibiza native teaming up with Shaf Huse.
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