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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Time Lapse (DJ Tennis Disko Bang Remix)
Mr. Tophat
K7 Music
"This week's ENT is going in the direction of Mr. Tophat. We previewed this one on last week's show and I have been playing this everywhere - it’s been tearing the roof off. We love the vocal and it’s called Time Lapse (DJ Tennis Disko Bang Remix). It’s a celebration! Turn it up."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32.26 mins here. 
Label: Francis di Stasio, K7 Music 
Management: Will Saul, K7 Music & Hugo Scherman 
Publishing: Copyright Control / Universal
Radio: Joe Hamilton 
Club: Greg, Modern Matters 
Online: Will Lawes, Dispersion 
Live: Domnik Celan, Temporary Secretary & Hugo Scherman 
14 Feb 2020
  • A fire has completely destroyed the Apollo/Transco vinyl production facility, which was one of the only two lacquer pressing companies in the world. With MDC in Japan now being the only other lacquer production company for vinyl left, vinyl production now looks likely to encounter length delays as they struggle to keep up with the demand. (Mixmag)
  • The Design Museum in London will host the exhibition Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers. The exhibition will trace electronic music back to its origins to the present day. (Mixmag)
  • Insomniac's Pasquale Rotella took to Instagram to talk about EDC expansion, sustainability, skipping Nocturnal Wonderland in the ‘State of Insomniac’ update. (Pasquale Rotella
  • Spinnin' Records chief Roger de Graaf says he wants the label to keep on 'developing' and discovering 'innovative new artists' as he looks back on the last 20 years. (MW
  • Winter Music Conference has announced their second wave of speakers, panels, activations, sanctioned events and much more. (Magnetic
  • Brian Eno to give keynote interview at IMS 2020 about his role as founding trustee of the EarthPercent project and the "urgent need" for the music industry to tackle the climate crisis. (MW
  • Ninja Tune and electronic music pioneers Coldcut have unveiled their sequel to Ninja Jamm — Jamm Pro, a production and live performance app for iPad. (RotD
  • Spotify have announced the beta of a new Songwriter Pages concept that allows songwriters to showcase a list of the songs they’ve written, alongside their most frequent artist collaborations. (Spotify)
  • Splice, the platform for rights-cleared sounds and beats, has paid out more than $25m to musicians in its artist-to-artist marketplace. (Variety)
  • SiriusXM has invested $75m in audio platform SoundCloud, which will use the infusion to enhance its existing services and accelerate product development. (Billboard)
  • Arcadia will debut four new visual pieces at Glastonbury 2020 thanks to a £49,000 funding grant. (DJ Mag
  • Ben UFO, Sherelle, Eris Drew, Novelist, Andrew Weatherall and more are confirmed to play a brand new electronic music festival called Waterworks in East London on 22 August. (Mixmag
  • Josey Rebelle, Floating Points, Joy Orbison, Kenny Dope and Jayda G will all play We Out Here festival 2020. (DJ Mag)
  • Darude will headline The Ultimate 90s Rave Festival in Scotland. (DJ Mag)
  • Berghain's in-house label, Ostgut Ton, will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a 13-date world tour. (DJ Mag
  • Richie Hawtin, Carista, Skatebård and more confirmed for Auckland's Beacon Festival. (RA
  • Boomtown Fair announces 2020 line-up with Candi Staton and Moodymann. (RA
  • Swiss Alps festival Caprices expands to two weekends in 2020. (RA
  • Courtesy, Laurent Garnier, Roza Terenzi and more will perform at Malta's Glitch Festival this August. (RA
  • Paul Kalkbrenner, Richie Hawtin, Amelie Lens, Ben Klock, and more are lined up for Decibel Open Air 2020 in Florence. (DJ Mag
  • USC Events has cancelled Lucky Festival following embroilment in Insomniac lawsuit. (DA
  • Carl Cox, Martin Garrix, Fisher, and Loco Dice top Medusa Festival’s seventh edition line-up. (DA
  • Cercle has announced details for its second festival, which will take place at the National Air and Space Museum of France. Artists confirmed to play include Agoria, Black Coffee, Charlotte De Witte, Maceo Plex and Pan-Pot. (EDMTunes
  • Printworks has locked Jennifer Cardini, Joseph Capriati, DJ Tennis and more for its Extrema Outdoor festival stage in Belgium. (DJ Mag
  • The Secret DJ on what makes a good DJ great (Mixmag
  • Two simple questions for Spotify in 2020. (David Turner)
  • Streaming rescued record labels. But has it abandoned artists? (Jasmine Garsd)
  • How booking agents use (and don't use) data. (Cherie Hu)
  • Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa will kick off the 2020 Ibiza season with a 24-hour party in May, featuring ARTBAT, Charlotte de Witte, Maceo Plex and more. (DJ Mag)  
  • RESISTANCE returns for nine techno-filled dates at Privilege. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • New York venue The Dance to close next week. (RA
  • DT681 – Endor (DT
  • RA.715 Monster (RA
  • Mix 015 Anastasia Kristensen (The Face
  • Recognise: Shannen SP (DJ Mag
  • On Cue: Chippy Nonstop (DJ Mag
  • Job Jobse on Boiler Room TEN x Listen Festival (BoilerRoom
  • Peter Van Hoesen on Boiler Room x Listen Festival (BoilerRoom
  • Above & Beyond Acoustic: Live at The Hollywood Bowl 2016 (Above & Beyond
  • The Magician in The Lab NYC (Mixmag
  • Fred P in The Lab LA (Mixmag
  • The fabric Show ft. Bobby., Midland, Saoirse, Sonja Moonear, Voigtmann & Willow (Red Bull
  • Charlotte de Witte in The Lab NYC (Mixmag
  • Lee Burridge at Omnia Bali (Cercle
  • Label Of The Month: Stroboscopic Artefacts (beatportal
  • The 15 best drum & bass tracks of January 2020. (Magnetic)  
  • Studio Essentials: Weska (Magnetic
  • Five Tracks: Risa Taniguchi (Inflyte
  • Get to know Tini Gessler (Mixmag
  • Fresh Kicks 132: Chevel (DJ Mag
  • Renegade Riddims: CONFUSIOUS (DT
  • How it was made: Cerrone - DNA (Magnetic
  • 12 emerging artists you need to hear this February (DJ Mag
  • Solid Gold: How St Germain's Boulevard opened the door for French house. (DJ Mag
  • Music streaming services mishandle our data—and our culture is paying for it. (Quartz)
  • The Battle of Tamarindo: How two dance music festivals are vying for the same Costa Rican beach town. (Billboard
  • How illegal rave crews are using custom apps to avoid the police. (Mixmag
  • The Art of DJing: Lena Willikens (RA
  • An interview with Stefan Goldmann on his Berlin Philharmonie techno takeover. (Electronic Beats
  • Xpansions: Back from the rave (iDJ
  • Sound Off: DJ False Witness rails against the industry’s gatekeeping audiophilia. (Electronic Beats
  • Mambo Brothers interview (OneEDM
  • Matt Black on the legacy of Coldcut, the values of Ninja Tune and building innovative new technology. (MusicTech
  • Meduza demonstrate they're more than just catchy house music. (
  • 20 Questions with Underworld (Billboard
  • Josey Rebelle: the quiet storm (DJ Mag
  • Tobtok has teamed up with Todd Terry on All Of Me. (DT
  • Martin Garrix and Zedd are working on new music together. (DJ Mag
  • Underworld will embark on a five date North America tour later this year. (DJ Mag
  • Maurice Fulton returns with new EP, Earth, on Peggy Gou's Gudu Records. (RA
  • Hodge signs to Houndstooth for debut album. (XLR8R
  • Sherrelle and Naina will launch their Hooversound label with an EP from Hyroglifics & Sinistarr. (DJ Mag
  • Avicii has been awarded two posthumous Swedish Grammys for his album 'TIM', and song of the year for the collaboration with Aloe Blacc, 'SOS'. (DJ Mag
  • Rüfüs Du Sol tease Live From Joshua Tree concert film. (Billboard
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