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Edge of Forever
Alan Dixon
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"This week's ENT comes from Alan Dixon. His last EP came out on Gerd Janson's Running Back label and this track is coming out on Jennifer Cardini's Correspondant label at the end of September. It is a world exclusive and is called Edge of Forever. We think it's pretty special." 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.48 here.
Label: Noura Labbani, Correspondant 
Management & Live: Simone Sinatti, DNF Booking Crew
Publishing: James Anderson, Westbury Music
Radio, Club & Online: Adam Carter, Exclusive Promo Ltd
TV: Noura Labbani, Correspondant 

11 Sep 2020
  • Hipgnosis Songs Fund has appointed Ted Cockle as President and Amy Thomson as Chief Catalogue Officer. (RotD, Billboard) Ted was most recently President of Virgin EMI. Amy has previously overseen the careers of Swedish House Mafia, DJ Snake, Seal and many others.
  • The story of rave and ecstasy in the UK has been explored in a new BBC Podcast, entitled Ecstasy: The Battle of Rave. (DJMag
  • An additional new syllabus of formal grade exams on DJ decks has been offered to students studying GCSE in the UK. (Guardian
  • Live Nation has undergone another round of staff reductions across the company, including its concerts and ticketing groups. (Pollstar
  • SoundExchange praised the European Court of Justice’s ruling ordering European Union countries to treat music creators equally regardless of their nationality, recognising this as an important milestone in the fight to ensure music fairness. (Trichordist)
  • Sister Bliss from Faithless has said UK nightclubs have been "left to rot in a corner" amid the pandemic.. (BBC
  • Simeon Coxe, an electronic music pioneer and co-founder of the group Silver Apples, has died aged 82. (Mixmag
  • David Marroquin, the founder of Vanity Press Records, is shutting down his label after his ex-girlfriend Molly De Wind came forward about his domestic violence. (RA
  • DJ Empress and Ida Engberg have published detailed personal testimonials on social media alleging that they were sexually assaulted or had their drink spiked by recently deceased DJ Erick Morillo. (DJMag
  • Just weeks after Facebook added fee-free ticketed live streams, it has issued new ‘Music Guidelines’ that will make it much riskier for musicians to use the platform, along with Instagram and other Facebook platforms. (Hypebot)
  • Rhythm-action game AVICII Invector is available worldwide on Nintendo Switch for the first time, celebrating the late performer, producer, and songwriter Tim Bergling (Avicii). (RotD
  • Richie Hawtin is to talk with Interdependence hosts Holly Herndon and Mat Dryhurst about AI for Humans and the new club economy at Sónar+D and Sónar+D CCCB livestream events. 
    Event Details: AI for Humans. Sónar+D & Ars Electronica livestream – 12 September, 1pm CET / What would a new club economy look like? Sónar+D CCCB livestream - 18 September, 6.45pm CET
  • In a bid to encourage event organisers to resume live entertainment, the French government has announced €220m dedicated to the live sector. (IQ)
  • The virtual Burning Man universe has launched online. (DJMag
  • Montreal festival MUTEK returns with over 100 artists for 2020. (Mixmag
  • The US are set to increase the cost of visas for visiting foreign artists by over 50% from 2 October. The changes will affect both the P and O visa. (DJMag
  • Electronic Labor Day and Beatport ReConnect join forces to raise funds to rebuild Beirut on 13 September for the 'For Beirut' initiative. Headliners include Andhim, Amelie Lens, Blond:ish, Carl Cox, Danny Howard, Dennis Ferrer, Derrick May, Kölsch, Luciano, Pete Tong, Roger Sanchez, Skream, Umek and more. (RotD)
  • The record industry’s Facebook plan. (David Turner)
  • Data shows 90% of streams go to the Top 1% of artists. (RollingStone)
  • Erick Morillo’s death exposed ugly truths about DJs, power and fame. (beatportal
  • Perspectives from the scene: Sebastian Voigt, booker at Else in Berlin. (RA
  • DJs: you need to say no to gigs if they’re not safe. (DJTechTools
  • For many touring DJs, returning to normal seems less likely than ever. (beatportal
  • Plague raves: is clubbing in a pandemic ever ethical? (DJMag
  • Denon DJ has added new features to their PRIME range via an update to Engine OS. (DJMag
  • Native Instruments has announced the latest edition in its MASCHINE range, MASCHINE+. (RA
  • Pioneer DJ has announced the next-gen industry-standard DJ player the CDJ-3000. (DJMag
  • Britain's biggest nightclub operator Deltic Group, which runs 53 clubs and late-night bars across the UK, has launched a consultation to cut 402 roles of its 4,000 employees ahead of crisis talks with the Government today. (MoS) Deltic is "burning through £600,000 per month in fixed costs, plus £1m in rent, which it cannot pay".
  • DT711 – Di Chara Brothers (DT
  • RA.744 SPFDJ (RA
  • Fact mix 774: Kilbourne (Fact
  • Magnetic Mix 117: Demur (Magnetic
  • Portable / Bodycode - live set (Mixmag)
  • Lane 8 - Sunrise Set - Grand Lake, Colorado. (DA
  • VER:WEST Tomorrowland 2020 (CLUBLIFE by Tiësto Episode 696) (VER:WEST
  • The 15 best techno tracks of August 2020. (Magnetic
  • Six emerging artists you need to hear this September. (DJMag
  • Renegade Riddims: Lens (DT
  • Making Waves: Matveï (iDJ
  • In Conversation with… Ardalan (DT
  • Fresh Kicks 142: Bored Lord (DJMag
  • Producer Sessions 022: Rising bass star Ace Aura walks us through debut Disciple EP, reset_environment. (DA
  • Is Spotify killing the top 40? (Quartz)
  • What does the future of Artificial Intelligence in music actually look like? (Nylon)
  • With nightlife in limbo due to Covid-19, Berlin's Berghain, the legendary temple of techno, has reinvented itself as art gallery. (Guardian)
  • EX.523 Ikonika (RA
  • The Art of DJing: Al Ester (RA
  • Conducta: follow the leader (DJMag
  • Q&A: Goldie, DJ and producer (Guardian)
  • Song Exploder: Kelly Lee Owens - On
  • Interview: Kelly Lee Owens on finding her inner song. (Magnetic
  • Sigala talks about Lasting Lover and making dance music in lockdown. (OCC
  • Flying Lotus on the future of electronic music, UFOs, and the pandemic. (theLAnd
  • 20 questions with Tricky (Billboard
  • Artist of the Month: Joseph Capriati (beatportal
  • 20 questions with Joseph Capriati (Billboard
  • Porter Robinson on how Dance Dance Revolution shaped his career. (GQ
  • Silver Apples' Simeon Coxe: visionary who saw music's electronic future. (Guardian)
  • John Frusciante has announced his new album Maya is coming out on Venetian Snares’ label Timesig on 23 October. The LP is packed full of UK breakbeat hardcore and jungle influence. (Mixmag
  • Moodymann is set to release a new EP, DEMOS, CASSETTES, ADATS & FLOPPIES PT​.​1, on 2 October. (DJMag
  • Paul Kalkbrenner has shared a video for his recent single, Parachute. (DJMag
  • James Blake has been announced as one of the first speakers for ADE's digital conference. (DA
  • Above & Beyond are to celebrate their 400th episode of Group Therapy with a streamed performance from London's River Thames on 26 September. (DA
  • Ghostly International reveals new Heathered Pearls album, Cast, featuring guest spots from Terrence Dixon, Nick Murphy, Shigeto and more. (RA
  • David Guetta and Sia's new single Let's Love is premiered on TikTok ahead of its release today (11 September). (RotD)
  • Joseph Capriati has released his new album Metamorfosi to streaming platforms. (DJMag
  • David Guetta has shared a touching tribute to Avicii on his would-be 31st birthday. (
  • Avicii's father, Klas Bergling, has given a sprawling, intimate interview on his son's life and legacy on Sirius XM. (Billboard)  
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