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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
E - Dawn
17 Steps
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"This week's Essential New Tune comes from the duo Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman, aka Dusky. They formed ten years ago in 2011 and have released music on various record labels, including their own one. They are back with a new album, called Joy, due out in November and this is taken from it. 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 30.00 here 
Label: 17 Steps
Management: Allan McGrath, Involved Management
Radio: Jay Ahmed, Your Army
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army
Live: OIiver Seaman, Earth Agency / North America: Andrew Kelsey, Liaison Artists
17 Aug 2021
  • Vivendi has sold 7.1% of Universal Music Group’s share capital to Pershing Square Holdings, the investment firm managed by billionaire Bill Ackman, for $2.8bn, with the possibility to sell him a further 2.9% by 9 September. The deal values UMG at €35bn. (Variety
  • Jukebox PR has launched a Stateside venture with Seer Assets. (RotD
  • This October, the all-new Museum Of Modern Electronic Music (MOMEM) is to launch in Frankfurt. (RotD
  • An initiative offering free holidays in Ibiza and other destinations to NHS and public sector health workers from across Europe has launched a crowdfunding campaign. (Mixmag
  • Women In CTRL and PPL launch event series to improve board-level gender representation. (RotD)
  • Secondary ticketing websites could be closed down in the UK under new proposals designed to stop "unscrupulous" ticket touts. (DJMag
  • A new poster campaign, Change The Lineup, has been launched in the UK with the aim of drawing awareness to sexual harassment in clubs. (DJMag
  • UN Women UK is calling for more promoters, venues and events to sign the pledge for a safe environment for female concertgoers in their Safe Spaces Now initiative. (IQ
  • Aimi recruits Black Loops, Shanti Celeste, Roska, and more for AI-powered endless listening app. (DJMag
  • Soundrop, the Downtown Music Holdings-owned music distribution service made for social video creators, is making it simpler to distribute, promote, and monetise covers and song collaborations. (RotD
  • Insomniac to take Boo! Halloween to Seattle. (DA
  • Arizona’s DUSK Music Festival announces Porter Robinson, Diplo, John Summit, Justin Martin, and more. (DA
  • All AEG Presents-owned indoor New York venues will require proof of vaccination for all ticket holders, staff, crew, and performers. (DA
  • Berlin Atonal announces Metabolic Rift, a series of installations, concerts and Kraftwerk tours. (RA
  • Haçienda Classical will return to Blackpool this August bank holiday. (Mixmag
  • Why Spotify’s creator strategy needs to pay more attention to fans. (Midia
  • Can Spotify break out of its lane? (Midia
  • Can Covid-era music festivals ever be safe? (Guardian
  • DJ Seinfeld, CCL, Crissy and more speak to Ray Philip about how they organize their DJ playlists. (Beatportal)
  • Get your ideas flowing with Loopcloud session files. (Loopcloud)
  • Artist of the Month - Bklava (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week - Roger Sanchez (Beatportal)
  • A music artist’s guide to press coverage: How to get featured. (Loopcloud)
  • Beatport, Beatsource, and Native Instruments bring LINK streaming Technology for DJs to Traktor PRO 3 (Beatportal)
  • Loopmasters Loopcloud 6 receives a Musictech Award. (Musictech)
  • Ibiza's Café Mambo has launched a contest to find the next sunset DJ. (EDM
  • Berlin's Plötze given green light to continue events. (RA
  • London club night The Hydra has announced two new events at The Drumsheds. Over 30 artists will play the two-part series, including Jeff Mills, Moodymann, Joy Orbison, Floating Points and Four Tet. (RA
  • Chemical Brothers, Amelie Lens, Sama' Abdulhadi and more among the names confirmed to play over Printworks Autumn/Winter season. (Mixmag
  • ILLENIUM - Lollapalooza 2021 (ILLENIUM
  • Oliver Heldens - Lollapalooza Chicago 2021 (Oliver Heldens
  • Hutch in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Claptone live for the Alternative #Top100DJs virtual festival (DJMag
  • Afrojack live for the #Top100DJs Virtual Festival, in aid of Unicef (DJMag
  • Monolink at Gaatafushi Island, in the Maldives (Cercle
  • Charlotte de Witte B2B Enrico Sangiuliano (The Age Of Love Stream) (Charlotte de Witte
  • 20 of the best Paul Johnson tracks. (Mixmag)  
  • The 15 best tech house tracks of July 2021. (Magnetic
  • The Sound Of: Alien Jams (DJMag
  • Renegade Riddims: Yannons (DA
  • Get to know: Fred Again (DJMag
  • PAWSA: tech-house, reimagined. (DJMag
  • How Jungle moved past heartbreak, and label constraints, with their new album. (Billboard
  • How venues around the world are adapting to surging Covid outbreaks. (RA
  • Whether you know it or not, Spotify is tracking you. (Music3.0)
  • All the ways Spotify tracks you — and how to stop it. (Wired
  • "Live in Living Colour," A tribute to K-HAND. (RA)
  • GRiZ’s ‘Rainbow Brain’ proves sonically diverse with live saxophone and bass music production. (Forbes
  • TOKiMONSTA imagines a new world for women in electronic music. (Forbes
  • For 30 years the former scaffolder from Carshalton has dominated the global party scene. Now Carl Cox says the pandemic has brought the industry to its knees. (Times
  • Duck Sauce returns with funky new single ‘Nonchalant’. (DA
  • Nero announce third album. (EDM
  • ARTBAT announces new label UPPERGROUND. (EDMTunes
  • Calvin Harris has released a new house track, 'We Can Come Together', under his alter-ego Love Generator. (Mixmag
  • Joy Orbison has released his debut full-length record, titled 'still slipping vol. 1'. (DJMag)  
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