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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Euphrates (System Olympia Remix)
Tech Support
Silver Bear Recordings
out now
"This week's Essential New Tune involves Italian DJ System Olympia. She was born and raised in southern Italy before making her way to London. This is her on the remix of Brighton newcomer Tech Support's track Euphrates. It's brand new on Rob Da Bank's Silver Bear Recordings and is this week's ENT."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.10 here.
Label: Lawrence Hayes, Silver Bear Recordings
Management: Tech Support - Kieran Mallon, One House
Publishing: Copyright Control 
Radio & Club: Adam Carter, Exclusive Promo  
12 Mar 2021
  • Electronic music veteran Nick Halkes has struck a JV with Sentric Music Group and will also take on A&R consultancy role. (MBW)
  • ASCAP collected $1.32bn in revenues in 2020, a $53m increase over 2019. (RotD, Variety) Foreign revenue rose by 9% while domestic revenue increased 2.5%.
  • Square, the mobile payments firm, has acquired a “significant majority ownership stake” in Jay-Z’s Tidal music streaming service in a $297m deal. (TechCrunch)
  • A new book, Lady of the House by music promoter Laila McKenzie, celebrates pioneering women in house music. (DJMag
  • Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena has been sentenced to 12 years in jail, but he is unlikely to serve further prison time. (DJMag
  • A new survey has found that 70% of DJs have already retrained because of Covid-19, with 26% saying the pandemic has made them less likely to pursue a full-time career in music. (Vice)
  • RA and Asahi Super Dry present Discover Tokyo, a virtual experience using spatial audio. (RA
  • Kygo has teamed up with Puma Golf and professional golfer Rickie Fowler for a new fashion collection, titled Puma Golf x Palm Tree Crew. (Billboard
  • Mobile ticketing app Dice is launching ‘Merch On Dice‘, which will enable artists to create limited-edition ‘product drops’ that fans will be able to order for pickup at venues or have delivered to their homes. (Musically)
  • TikTok has launched a new 'Music Hub' in the UK to "supercharge music discovery and showcase the top trending music content" on the platform. It will include the latest music trends, videos, viral tracks, playlists and artists and be updated weekly with artist campaigns, new joiners, hashtag challenges and TikTok LIVEs - spanning both emerging and established musical talent. (RotD)
  •, a site that let users create their own radio stations and DJ sets with music they curated before it closed in 2013, appears to be relaunching as two versions. (Verge
  • Google launches a free online electronic music exhibition, featuring playable AR vintage synths. (MusicRadar
  • XLR8R is launching an NFT marketplace for electronic music. (XLR8R
  • ODESZA to release debut collection of NFT art on 20 March. (
  • Global party brand Space Yacht sold its third NFT (non-fungible token) collection. 579 units raised $482,000 in sales. (SpaceYacht)
  • Inner State, a brand new festival designed to guide you on a wellbeing journey through carefully curated experiences that include music, wellness, talks, travel, food, and drink, is to happen in Albania on 15-22 September. Bradley Zero, Erol Alkan and Joe Goddard are confirmed to play. (RotD)
  • Ahadadream, Yung Singh, Jyoty and more to play 24 hour livestream of south Asian DJs in support of Indian farmer protests this weekend. (DJMag
  • Burning Man have announced Terra Incognita is 2021 theme but are unable to confirm other  details regarding the prospects of the event's 2021 edition, saying it was "simply too early to make the call." (
  • Terminal V in Edinburgh returns for Halloween with Charlotte de Witte, Eats Everything and more. (EDMTunes
  • Tomorrowland festival may take place in August this year. (DJMag)
  • Day Zero Masada is set to return this year in September. (EDMTunes
  • Insomniac has announced the line-up for Orlando's Skyline Techno festival. Blond:ish, DJ Tennis, Maceo Plex and more are set to play on 28-29 May. (EDMTunes
  • Life Is Beautiful has announced its full line-up for this year's festival. ILLENIUM, Dillon Francis, FISHER, San Holo, and CloZee are among those confirmed.  (
  • Bicep are to headline this year's Field Day festival on 29 August. Floating Points, The Blessed Madonna, Josey Rebelle, and Mall Grab are among the confirmed acts to play. (Standard
  • All Points East festival in London is to take place on 27-30 August. Jamie XX, HAAi, Marie Davidson and more confirmed to play. (RA
  • The Chemical Brothers and David Guetta have been confirmed to headline Creamfields North Stage on the 27 & 28 August 2021 respectively. (RotDRotD)
  • Tidal: Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey want to fix the music business. Can they? (Bloomberg)
  • fabric is hosting a series of weekly livestreams across London, starting 14 March. London Unlocked, a partnership with Arts Council England, will see 25 acts - including Batu, Shy One, Shanti Celeste, Kode9, FAUZIA, OK Williams, object blue, Sherelle, Tim Reaper and Dillinja & GQ - perform across seven events at seven different venues, among them institutions such as Royal Albert Hall, the V&A, English National Opera at London Coliseum and fabric itself. (RA
  • Hanoi club Savage announces a three-day festival that's partly set in a cave. (RA
  • London club The Cause will reopen with a two-day party taking place on 25-26 June. (Mixmag
  • Beijing club Zhao Dai announces second seaside festival featuring Chinese artists including Tzusing, Hyph11E & Knopha. (RA
  • 1,300 people attended a COVID-19 study event at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam last weekend. (DJMag
  • Grimes signs to Columbia Records. (Billboard
  • @SimonDunmore tweeted "Announcing @DefectedRecords have acquired the global rights to the Spiller - Groovejet. A classic that has not been widely available digitally due to contractual reasons. We will be making the original versions available this summer, whilst commissioning remixes later this year."
  • DT734 – Carly Wilford (DT
  • RA.770 Venetta (RA
  • Fact Mix 798: Elvin Brandhi (Fact
  • Naina set in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Podcast 686: QOQEQA (XLR8R
  • Radio Chemical - Episode 1: DubMix (SonosSoundSystemArchive
  • WhoMadeWho live at Abu Simbel, in Egypt. (Cercle
  • The 15 best tech house tracks of February 2021. (Magnetic)  
  • The best tracks of the year 2021 so far: February (Mixmag
  • The best albums and EPs of the year 2021 so far: February (Mixmag
  • 10 YouTube channels for new producers. (DJMag
  • Making Waves: Halina Rice (iDJ
  • On Our Radar: March 2021 (beatportal
  • Selections: Louisahhh (DJMag
  • Artist of the Month: Nicole Moudaber is a resilient techno force. (beatportal
  • The Art Of Production: Jam City (RA
  • Taking Time: Mr. Mitch (RA
  • Evolution & Iteration: Behind the scenes at Native Instruments. (Attack
  • Inside the ‘Black Market’ where artists can pay for millions of streams. (RollingStone
  • The idea of musicality in modern dance music. (electronicbeats
  • How independent radio has thrived in the pandemic. (DJMag
  • Why did Daft Punk split up? Mixmag examines the clues. (Mixmag
  • Harlecore vividly renders Danny L Harle's experience of rave euphoria. (Mixmag
  • DJ Earl's five favourite footwork dancers. (Mixmag
  • 20 questions with Nicole Moudaber: The techno legend on the causes most important to her. (Billboard
  • 20 questions with Danny Tenaglia: The dance legend on Paradise Garage, turning 60 & life off the road. (Billboard
  • Amal is making dance music you can reach out and touch. (WashingtonPost
  • Prospa: Leeds duo to soundtrack this summer’s hopeful return to raving. (NME
  • Black Coffee: "I'm carrying so many young hearts with me who are dreaming of doing what I do” (Mixmag
  • Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons’s musical collaborator, Richie Hawtin (under his alias Plastikman), weighs in on soundtracking their first fashion runway shows. (Vogue
  • Remembering Angel Moraes, the influential Brooklyn house DJ with a selfless spirit. (DJMag
  • Jamz Supernova: a shining star of British radio. (DJMag
  • Why International Women's Day is important to me: Aluna, Tokimonsta and more. (
  • Underplayed's director Stacey Lee on dance music's continued gender reckoning: 'We women all shoulder this imposter syndrome'. (Billboard
  • Why representation still matters for minorities in dance music. (beatportal
  • "I'd be disappointed if we went 100% back to normal": How the Dutch dance music scene intends to reform upon reopening. (Attack
  • How Monstercat's gaming partnerships have helped its acts thrive through the pandemic. (Billboard
  • Producer Jacques Greene interviewed about his NFT experiment with a single track. (LuckyMe)
  • Steve Aoki on the future of digital art: "NFTs are a juggernaut that cannot be stopped" (
  • What is an NFT, and how could it help the music industry? A guide. (Mixmag
  • Will NFTs finally fulfil the blockchain promise to music? (Forbes)
  • Duck Sauce drop first original release of 2021 with 'Ask Me'. (DA
  • Thai techno producer Nakadia documents her journey from poverty to touring DJ in new book. (RA
  • Kaskade has released the final single from his Rocket League-commissioned ‘Reset’ EP with ‘Miles To Go’ featuring Ella Vos. (DA
  • Jean-Michel Jarre remixes Deathpact’s most recent unreleased ‘ID’. (WeRaveYou
  • New Orleans DJ collective Trax Only launches label with three-part compilation. (RA
  • Nicole Moudaber has collaborated with Miami’s Club Space door picker Alan T for her latest EP ‘The Volume’. (Mixmag
  • Amon Tobin returns as Two Fingers with glitch-hop single, ‘Seesayer’. (DA
  • object blue has released a new five-track EP Grotto. (Magnetic
  • Loraine James returns to Hyperdub with new album, Reflection. (RA
  • British-Nigerian DJ Juba has launched a new podcast, Assurance, celebrating women DJs in the Global South. (DJMag
  • A new collaborative track by SOPHIE and Jlin has been released as part of Unsound’s ‘Intermission’ compilation. The track marks the first posthumous release from SOPHIE following the artist’s tragic death in January. (Mixmag
  • REZZ has teased a collaboration with deadmau5. (
  • Richie Hawtin's runway music for Prada under his Plastikman guise is now available on Spotify and Apple Music. (Mixmag
  • The Chemical Brothers have launched a new artist station called Radio Chemical on Sonos Radio. (Mixmag
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