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Love & Hate In A Different Time (Kerri Chandler Remix)
Gabriels & Kerri Chandler
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"This week's ENT comes from Gabriels, who are a trio from the LA region and are led by the amazing voice of Jacob Lusk. I played the original of this tune a few weeks ago in the eclectic selection, and now it gets a rare remix from one of the originators of deep house, Kerri Chandler. This is pure class, pure joy, 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 32.33 here.
Label: Parlophone
Management: Atlas
Publishing: Secretly Canadian
Radio: Dave Rajan, Parlaphone
Club: Your Army
TV: Becky Williams, Parlophone 
20 Jul 2021
  • Warner Music UK saw profits drop 46% to £25m in the year to 25 September 2020. Sales of £214.6m were down 20% on the prior year. (ThisIsMoney) Pandemic impact aside, an accounting change retrospectively increased revenues the year before, partly distorting the drop.
  • Three Six Zero Recordings has promoted Nick Dearmun to General Manager. (RotD)
  • The Detroit Electronic Music Conference will offer four days of free online music education later this month. (RA)  
  • Ocio de Ibiza, an organisational body that represents Ibiza's nightlife, has proposed a ban on DJs and producers who have played at illegal parties on the island during the pandemic. (Mixmag
  • Ibiza's pilot event on 25 June has led to no cases of Covid-19. (DiariodeIbiza
  • Ibiza has been put back on UK's amber travel list. (DJMag
  • More than 1,000 attendees of the 20,000 capacity Verknipt Festival in the Netherlands tested positive for Covid-19 since the event took place on the first weekend of July. It had barred entry to anybody without proof of full vaccination or a negative test as much as 40 hours before entry. (Pitchfork
    At EXIT Festival in Serbia "not one person tested positive for Covid-19". Between over 40,000 people per day attended. (Pollstar)
  • The UK government has announced nightclubs and other large venues must use vaccine passports from the end of September. (iNews, BBC)
    Michael Kill, CEO of the Night Time Industries Association, called it "another chaotic U-turn" by the PM. (Mail
  • MPs in the UK call for complete reset of music streaming to ensure fair pay for artists. (BBC)
    Recommended read: MusicAlly
  • Online audio mastering services compared. (Loopcloud)
  • Playlist of the Week - Sara Landry (Beatportal)
  • Artist of the Month - Gorgon City (Beatportal)
  • Exploring Polychromic House with Rodriguez Jr. (Loopcloud)
  • Label of the Month - All Day I Dream (Beatportal)
  • Join LINK and access the new Beatport Mobile App for DJs (Beatportal)
  • Pandora launches new Game Time Radio with a Monstercat takeover. (EDM
  • Charlotte de Witte’s label KNTXT announces partnership with Apple Music. (WeRaveYou
  • Triller is launching a global search for a full-time Resident DJ, with a $1m annual salary. (PRNewswire
  • Charlotte de Witte has been confirmed to headline a series of performances in PRISM,  a world within the Sensorium Galaxy metaverse. (EDM
  • Spotify launched its third volume of Culture Next, the Annual Global Culture and Trends Report, designed to give advertisers an inside look into what inspires and motivates millennials and Gen Zs. (RotD
  • The latest in European club and festival announcements. (RA
  • Epizode announces dates in Albania in September. (DT
  • ​180,000 people attended EXIT Festival in Serbia. (Mixmag
  • Insomniac drops full EDC Orlando 10th anniversary line-up. (EDMTunes
  • Festival promoter ID&T has filed a lawsuit against the Dutch government over Covid-19 restrictions. (EDM)  
  • Poland's Unsound festival has announced the first wave of artists in its 2021 program. (Mixmag
  • Helena Hauff, Avalon Emerson, Eric Prydz, and more have been confirmed for Sónar 2022 in Barcelona. (RA)
  • Global music subscriber market shares Q1 2021. (Midia
  • Mixxx – the free DJ software – gets a major update with 2.3.0 release. (DJTechTools
  • Pioneer DJ and fashion icon Virgil Abloh have announced a special collaboration in the form of a limited edition DDJ-1000 controller for Serato. (Magentic
  • Los Angeles county has brought back indoor mask mandate amid rising cases. (RA
  • Goldie is to take over London club XOYO for a seven week residency. (Mixmag
  • London club Fold will reopen on 23 July. (Mixmag
  • Palms Trax reveals ten-week residency at London club Phonox. (RA
  • UK independent dance label Cr2 Records has signed a global distribution deal and partnership with Believe. (RotD
  • Sentric Music Group's electronic division announced the signing of PBH & JACK, in partnership with Nick Halkes. (RotD
  • Swedish House Mafia have signed with Republic Records after a brief stint at Columbia Records. (Variety)  
  • James Hype on how to mix with four decks, hot cues, looping & EQs. (DJMag)
  • Fact Mix 816: KG (Fact
  • Dekmantel Podcast 341 - MoMA READY (Dekmantel
  • Magnetic Mix 155: Joris Delacroix (Magnetic
  • 10 DJs share their opening track for the return of clubbing. (Mixmag
  • Get To Know: Sayang (DJMag
  • ZHU: the DREAMLAND experience. (DJMag
  • Charlie Thorstenson: There's a new Techno Viking in town. (iDJ
  • Joaquin “Joe” Claussell's spiritual vision. (DJMag
  • How a period of reflection led DJ Seinfeld to discover his true artistic self. (Mixmag)
  • How Tidy Trax embodies the loud, proud spirit of Northern hard house. (DJMag
  • The founders of famed Ibiza-based party CircoLoco spent the pandemic launching their label passion project. (Billboard
  • How two 'indie guys who ended up in EDM' wrote Swedish House Mafia's iconic 'Don't You Worry Child'. (Billboard)
  • Back to the hits: Illenium shares the backstories on his six biggest chart hits. (Billboard
  • Swedish House Mafia have a new label, new music and a new outlook on reuniting “for life”. (Billboard
  • "I'm 19 and never been clubbing": The pandemic is blocking a new generation of ravers. (Mixmag
  • After more than a year of silence, clubs are gearing up for one hell of a party. Here, nightlife bosses tell of what to expect — and what they missed most. (Standard
  • Clubbing is back: are we ready to go out out again? (Standard
  • Nightclubs admit confusion over UK Covid rules as ‘freedom day’ nears. (Guardian
  • Logic1000 is back with two new tracks, 'Safe In My Arms / YourLove'. (XLR8R
  • RÜFÜS DU SOL are back with their first new single in three years, called 'Alive'. (Magnetic
  • Eric Prydz has released a new single, 'All Night'. (DJMag
  • GRiZ announces new 23 track album, Rainbow Brain. (EDM
  • Paul Kalkbrenner has shared a new single and music video for 'Si Soy Fuego’. (DJMag)
  • Swedish House Mafia have released their first new music in eight years, with 'It Gets Better'. (Mixmag
  • Less than 10 days after Diplo was accused of forcing a woman into performing oral s-x, the plaintiff has filed to dismiss her lawsuit, saying “No payment was offered or requested. I regret filing the lawsuit.” (Billboard
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