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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Foundation Music
"This week's Essential New Tune is the follow up to their Lady Blackbird remix of Collage, which charted at number 2 on my ENT Top Twenty of 2020. It comes from Bruise, which is the musical project of Christian Campbell, aka Sona Vabos, and Darren House, aka Diesel from X-Press 2. This is a world exclusive first play - 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 29.07 here
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13 Jul 2021
  • New York City considers implementing 24-hour nightlife districts. (RA
  • IMPALA and IAO have proposed an approach to facilitating live shows and touring across the greater European region that involves creating a new cultural area with a single touring permit, instead of treating Europe as a number of distinct blocs and countries. (RotD
  • The Balearic government is introducing new restrictions in the Sant Antoni area of Ibiza, in order to contain the spread of coronavirus. (DJMag
  • Fully-vaccinated Britains will no longer have to isolate when returning from amber list countries on 19 July. (Mixmag
  • In the UK Covid-19 certificates will be required for customers to enter bars and nightclubs under plans to prove that they had either had both doses or a negative test the day before. (Times
  • Rocket League celebrates Monstercat's 10th anniversary with in-game music from Marshmello, Noisestorm and more. (EDM)
  • Lee Burridge and Jamie Jones have partnered with the meditation platform Meya to bring their music to the app. (Billboard
  • Roc Nation has purchased Sensorium Corporation's SENSO tokens, the in-platform currency of Sensorium Galaxy — a digital metaverse. (RotD
  • Video game platform Roblox announced it has partnered with Sony Music Entertainment on a deal that will allow the two companies to work together to create music experiences for the Roblox community. (TechCrunch
  • The latest in European club and festival announcements. (RA
  • Escape Halloween unveil first phase of 2021 line-up with Zedd, Eric Prydz, and Tchami confirmed. (DA
  • Illenium, Alison Wonderland, Excision, and more announced for HiJinx NYE festival in Pennsylvania. (DA
  • Decentraland to host the world’s first virtual music festival on Ethereum. (EDMTunes
  • Netherlands Mysteryland festival returns with Alesso, Eric Prydz, DJ Snake, and more. (EDMTunes
  • Serbia's EXIT makes history as Europe's first major festival since pandemic began. (Billboard
  • Amsterdam Dance Event have launched a new Arts & Culture program for the five-day summit. (EDM
  • Kaytranada, Zhu, CamelPhat, and more are confirmed for San Diego's CRSSD Festival this September. (DA
  • In the UK The Association of Independent Music (AIM) has published the first research into an alternative streaming proposal which has been modeled on the whole UK market. (RotD
  • The state of dance music, according to Spotify editors. (Spotify
  • Playlist of the Week - Regal (Beatportal)
  • Loopmasters are proud to present Polychromic House, the debut sample pack from melodic house & techno legend Rodriguez Jr. (Loopcloud)
  • Beatport Insider June 2021: Top-Selling Tracks, Artists, and Labels
    of the Year, So Far. (Beatportal)
  • Eight production tips for mixing kick and bass. (Loopcloud)
  • A Definitive History of Drum & Bass. (Beatportal)
  • Music Connects Us - A Downloadable Mental Health Report by Beatport, Arigami, AFEM, Silentmode and more. (Beatportal)
  • Final Days To Enter Global Producer Challenge with $100,000 Prize Pool. (Loopcloud)
  • Barcelona has closed indoor nightlife this weekend due to surge in Covid cases. (RA
  • A new two-story venue, called Heim, with a courtyard and a terrace in the centre of Shanghai has opened over the weekend. (RA
  • Centrale93, a new 1000 capacity outdoor club opens in Paris. (DJMag
  • Berlin gets new open-air lakeside music venue, Plötze. (DJMag
  • Brixton's Phonox has booked Max Cooper for a four-week residency in August. (RA
  • Four Tet, Honey Dijon, and Bicep have been confirmed for The Warehouse Project 2021 line-up. (RA
  • Black Rock has finalised a co-publishing partnership with Electric Ibiza – one of Ibiza’s biggest events, label and artist management companies. (RotD
  • Concord Music Publishing has signed DJ/producer Imanbek to a new worldwide publishing agreement. (RotD
  • RA.788 Ehua (RA
  • Felix Jaehn set for Bootshaus, Germany. (DJMag
  • Bklava in The Lab LDN. (Mixmag
  • How to make remixes & mash-ups, with David Guetta. (DJMag)
  • The 15 best progressive house tracks of June 2021. (Magnetic)  
  • The 15 best house tracks of June 2021. (Magnetic
  • Selections: DJ Pitch (DJMag
  • On Cue: Manni Dee (DJMag
  • Renegade Riddims: Daniel Power (DT
  • 10 emerging artists you need to hear this July. (DJMag
  • Deconstructed: Prodigy - Out of Space (Attack
  • How club culture learned to thrive online. (Dazed
  • Alesso 2.0: The Swedish DJ is back in Sin City and more ready to rage than ever. (HauteLiving
  • Black artists pioneered dance music, but the scene remains white-dominated. UK rising star Sherelle is dodging the trolls and trying to make change with her platform Beautiful. (Guardian
  • Karen Nyame KG: "I tell my story to highlight how progressive the music industry has become". (Mixmag
  • The rebirth of Todd Edwards (DJMag
  • Chemical Brother Tom Rowlands predicts an emotional explosion at Latitude, the first big festival to return. (SundayTimes
  • Amapiano is the hottest music genre right now and Sha Sha is the Queen. (Face
  • What DJs can teach us about advertising and consumer behaviour. (Campaign
  • NFTs won't save the recorded music industry, but they might save the live events industry. (Clicktrack
  • For the music industry, cryptocurrency will be as disruptive as MTV. (FastCompany
  • As more artists explore the sale of their music rights and royalty streams as NFTs, Eamonn Forde examines the potential benefits and current limitations of the space. (Synchtank
  • Frankie Knuckles’ record collection has gone on display at a New York gallery. (DJMag
  • Trance legend ATB unveils new musical alias, Eanoh. (EDM
  • Peggy Gou has released I Go, a new single, via her own Gudu Records. (DA
  • DJ Gabriel Chong, dance music pioneer in Singapore and Malaysia, has died aged 48. (RA
  • Diplo is being sued for allegedly filming a sex act without the plaintiff’s consent. (TMZ
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