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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Try Repeat
Lawrence Hart
Dream Diary Records
out now
"This is a genius of a new track from a George Fitzgerald collaborator Mr Lawrence Hart. We just love this, check the video out as well. It's called Try Repeat, this week's Essential New Tune from Lawrence Hart."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32.30 here.
Label: Dream Diary Records
Publisher: Domino Publishing
ManagementChristian Wright, Monopoly Music  
Radio: Jay Ahmed, Your Army 
Club: Will Brigham, Your Army
13 Nov 2020
  • Private equity firms Greybull Capital and Aurelius are weighing bids for Deltic Group, the UK’s biggest nightclub operator, after the pandemic forced the company into an emergency sale. (SundayTelegraph)
  • Eventbrite reported a year-on-year 75% drop in revenue for Q3, with revenue of $21.8m. (TTB)
  • Live Nation Entertainment announced financial results for the quarter ended 30 September. Revenue was down 95% on Q3 2019 to $184m and 81% in the year to date. The company has over $1.9bn in available liquidity. (LN
  • Stock prices for live music companies lifted on news that a Covid-19 vaccine was found to be 90% effective. (Billboard) Live Nation finished Monday up 15% on Friday's market close.
  • Tencent Music Entertainment lost just 0.8% of subscription revenue in Q3, while reaching 51.7m subscribers, up 4.6m from the previous quarter and 46% year-on-year. (Billboard
  • Taylor McWilliams, the billionaire landlord DJ from Housekeeping and chief executive of property investment company Hondo Enterprises, has won planning permission for the development of a 20-storey office tower in Brixton. (DJMag
  • NTS Radio has been forced out of their original East London studio by redevelopments in Dalston's Gillet Square and has moved to temporary space nearby. (RA
  • Boudica, a London-based label and party series, is putting on a free-to-attend music conference on Sunday 15 November to inspire women and non-binary people to get involved in music. (Mixmag
  • A book to honour the late-UK music legend Andrew Weatherall is being published through the iconic magazine Jockey Slut. (DJMag
  • Music Venue Trust announced #savethe30, which will be focused on securing the future of 30 venues who have been deemed ineligible to receive funding from the Cultural Recovery Fund. (RotD)
  • The European Music Managers Alliance (EMMA), which represent music managers for thousands of artists, songwriters, musicians, producers and DJs, have devised a four-stage plan so that "a wider diversity of creators and businesses can benefit from the growth of music streaming”. (DJMag
  • A DCMS Committee inquiry will consider Government policy to support music festivals due to take place in 2021 in the face of immediate pressures, and consider the economic and cultural contribution that music festivals make to the UK. (Guardian) The Committee is inviting written submissions to be submitted by 9 December.
  • David Guetta was awarded the Best Electronic Artist at the MTV Europe Music Awards. (DA
  • David Guetta has won this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. He returns to the top spot for the first time since 2011. (DJMag) Charlotte De Witte wins Alternative Top 100 DJs 2020, powered by Beatport, while Sherelle wins Future Star award and Kerri Chandler wins Lifetime Achievement Award. 
  • Techno DJ and producer Derrick May has been accused of sexual assault by four women, which he denies. (DJMag)
  • The Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) has launched a Code of Conduct to help combat sexual harassment and discrimination within the industry. (AFEM
  • Cosynd and Repost By SoundCloud announce partnership to streamline copyright registrations for distribution clients. (RepostNetwork)
  • The 35th Technics/DMC World DJ Championships has announced its dates for 2020's virtual edition, with finalists going head-to-head for the crown on 27th November.  (DJMag
  • Live Nation‘s CEO Michael Rapino has confirmed that the company is working on a series of measures that will allow for “full scale” shows by the summer of 2021. (DA
  • Insomniac will be bringing back Dreamstate SoCal next year in November. (EDMTunes
  • Ticketmaster outlines plans to check vaccine status of ticketholders for concerts. (Billboard)
  • Tomorrowland have announced details of their upcoming virtual New Year's Eve festival. Artists confirmed to appear are Armin van Buuren, CamelPhat, Charlotte de Witte, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Diplo, Duck Sauce, Kölsch b2b Joris Voorn, Lost Frequencies, Major Lazer, Martin Garrix and more. (DJMag
  • Will the vaccine, along with rapid testing and temperature checks, be enough to save a beleaguered nightlife industry? (Vice)
  • Could Spotify’s new Discovery Mode be considered payola? (Pitchfork)
  • Analysis of DJ Mag and its annual Top 100 DJs poll. (Shawn Reynaldo)
  • Cherie Hu takes a look at the rise of in-game concerts, and the new role of the gamer as online performer. (DJMag
  • Ableton has updated its music-making software Live to version 11. The new version features some long-awaited additions, including comping, MPE support, linked tracks, new devices and tweaks to existing favourites, CPU meters per channel and more. (DJMag
  • Honey Dijon, Benji B, Eats Everything and more discuss Pioneer DJ's CDJ-3000. (Mixmag
  • Korg has introduced a new hardware synth called opsix. The FM synth uses the same form factor as its range of minilogue and monologue synths and promises to make the notoriously difficult form of synthesis easier to program. (DJMag
  • Tbilisi venue Left Bank opens with reduced outdoor programme. (RA
  • DT720 – Toni Varga (DT)
  • RA.753 Whodat (RA)
  • Podcast 669: E‐Saggila (XLR8R
  • Nervous Horizon Lab Takeover: Ehua, object blue, TSVI & Wallwork (Mixmag
  • AMF Presents: Top 100 DJs Awards 2020 (DJMag
  • On Our Radar: November 2020 (beatportal
  • The 15 best tech-house tracks of October 2020. (Magnetic
  • Selections: Laksa (DJMag
  • Beatport Hype: Hot Fuss (beatportal
  • Renegade Riddims: Baronna (DT
  • Recognise: Zora Jones (DJMag
  • Influences 19: Sarah Davachi (XLR8R
  • Saturday Night Session 043: Imanbek reveals an EP with Rita Ora is on the way and discusses his surprise career in music. (DA
  • A short history of the foghorn: The most divisive sound in drum & bass. (beatportal
  • A guide to the music of Scott Grooves, house music’s unsung hero. (Bandcamp
  • 'She made music jump into 3D': Wendy Carlos, the reclusive synth genius. (Guardian
  • 8 trans and queer artists on dance music's LGBTQ+ history. (Paper)
  • Overmono is allowing Tessela and Truss to break the mould. (Mixmag
  • Deep State’s inaugural Reactor assembles new wave of progressive luminaries. (DA
  • Akua’s new acid-tinged techno track Find Another Connection breaks free from societal expectations. (ElectronicBeats
  • Dwson: Feel what I've been feeling (RA
  • Krust: “Lockdown has been one of the best times for me” (DT
  • object blue & TSVI consider machines and sentience on Thought Experiment. (Fact)
  • Artist of the Month: Hot Since 82 opens up about his childhood, trauma, and recovery. (beatportal
  • Carl Cox opens up about mental health: "I'm fine, but I'm not happy" (MusicOnMyMind
  • TYGAPAW digs deeper into techno’s black origins. (ElectronicBeats
  • Underground Resistance’s Mark Flash is launching a new label, Detroit Techno Funk Association.  (DJMag
  • Ikonika, Moor Mother contribute to Chroma's second Source Of Nurture compilation. (RA
  • Oliver Heldens launches OH2 Records. (DA
  • Endgame has launched his own record label, Precious Metals. (Mixmag
  • Altern 8 have a new single out, with all proceeds going to support the #WeAreViable movement. (RA
  • Bent return with Up In The Air, the act's first album of original music for 15 years. (Decode)
  • Diplo has bought Kid Rock's former Malibu getaway home for $13.2m. (Variety)
  • Deadmau5 and Kiesza have collaborated on Bridged by a Lightwave. (Billboard
  • Veteran New York producer DJ Spinbad is being mourned by the dance music community after his death Tuesday at age 46. DJ Yoda, A-Trak, and EL-P are among those who have paid tribute. (Billboard
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