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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Bob Sinclar
Yellow Productions
out now
"It is a record that the producer gave me over the Christmas New Year period. I couldn't stop playing it. We have actually been playing it on the radio during January as well. The guy that made it has made so many house classics from back in the day. We are talking about the mighty Frenchman. This week's ENT is Adore from Bob Sinclar."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 40.24 here.
Label: Julien Roy, Yellow Productions
Management: Galina Galkina, Yellow Productions
Publishing: Elizabeth Cornaton, Rights Now Consulting
Radio: James Jackson & James Marsh, Listen Up
Club: Tia CousinsNed Dickinson, Listen Up
Live Agents: Galina Galkina, Yellow Productions
31 Jan 2023
  • Warner Music Group released its 2022 Environmental, Social, Governance report. (WMG) Among the notes, WMG’s legacy unrecouped advances program saw 4,500 artists and related producers benefit globally in its first year. (WMG)
  • EMI announced the launch of EMI North, based in Leeds. (MW) Clive Cawley will move from his current role of MD to become president, EMI North.  
  • Soundwide, the parent company of Native Instruments, has laid off 8% of its global workforce. (MusicTech
  • Beatport acquires majority stake in International Music Summit. (Billboard
  • Rinse FM has acquired Kool Radio London and will relaunch the former pirate station under its original name, Kool FM. (RA
  • fabric has urged clubgoers to stay safe and be wary of a new unknown drug currently circulating UK clubs. (Mixmag)  
  • London's Night Time Economy Summit has confirmed the full lineup of speakers. (RA
  • The MSG Sphere, a new concert hall planned for Stratford in east London, could soon move a step closer to reality. (Guardian
  • Talent development company One House and sustainable living platform Aerial announced a tool for measuring, reducing, and offsetting the carbon emissions of artists and creators globally. (RotD)
  • SoundHound AI announced it has secured $25m in preferred equity financing to strengthen its balance sheet. The company recently laid off 40% of its workforce. (DMN)  
  • 45% of games developers are still sceptical of the metaverse. (VentureBeat)  
  • The Sandbox, a decentralised gaming virtual world announced a collaboration with Warner Music Group to hold the official release party for Spinnin’ Records’ World’s Biggest Demo Drop. (RotD
  • Tomorrowland voted World’s No. 1 Festival. (DJMag
  • Lyon's Nuits Sonores expands 2023 programme. (RA
  • New York's dweller festival announces Jeff Mills, FAUZIA, Loraine James and more for 2023. (RA
  • fabric announces Ricardo Villalobos, Josey Rebelle and Seth Troxler for debut festival, EXODUS. (DJMag
  • London's Field Day reveals Aphex Twin and others for 2023 (RA
  • Fatboy Slim, Andy C and Hybrid Minds announced for Bristol festival Love Saves The Day. (Mixmag
  • Hudson Mohawke, Overmono, Nia Archives, and more announced for Otherlands festival 2023. (DJMag
  • Underworld, Moodymann, TSHA, FJAAK and Robert Hood to play at Movement Detroit. (Billboard
  • Tomorrowland 2023 has announced more than 600 acts to perform over two weekends. (Billboard
  • What do we mean by ‘artist-centric’ music streaming models? (MusicAlly
  • Marrying art and science: the challenges and opportunities of curation for the music industry today (MusicAlly - Alex Kisch, Vevo) 
  • Jeff Mills, Juliana Huxtable and Deena Abdelwahed added to London's Printworks final season. (RA
  • Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Adam Beyer, Indira Paganotto and more have been revealed for Ultra's Resistance club residency in Miami. (EDM
  • Honey Dijon and Adam Beyer have been confirmed to play at Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa joint opening party on 29 April. (DJMag
  • KI/KI | Boiler Room Festival Amsterdam: Boiler Room x SPIELRAUM (Boilerroom
  • Jaguar in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • The 15 best house tracks of January 2023 (Magnetic
  • Magnetic's Artist of the Week: Kolidescopes (Magnetic
  • The Sound Of: Get Physical Music (DJMag
  • ChatGPT has professionals in a range of industries justifiably nervous. Should music writers -- those concert-addicted, record-hoarding gatekeepers of good taste -- be worried too? (Tidal - Simon Reynolds)  
  • How Double 99's 'Ripgroove' lit the fuse for speed garage in the UK. (DJMag
  • Understanding the importance of A&R in the music industry (Forbes
  • What happens when you take your music off Spotify? (Attack
  • Why streaming algorithms keep getting better. (Trapital
  • Why artists are ditching major labels to go independent. (RollingStone
  • The Art of Production: 808 State (RA
  • The Return of NACHTIVILLE, a delirious techno playground (RA)  
  • Producer Pioneers: Flava D (RA
  • C.003: Sama' Abdulhadi: Beyond All Borders (RA
  • Tokimonsta, Richie Hawtin, Nicole Moudaber and more share advice on how DJs who don't make the highest-paid list can best manage their earnings (which aren't as high as you think). (Billboard
  • 4,800 nightlife businesses shut down for good last year. (Mixmag
  • Avalon Emerson has dropped a new single, Sandrail Silhouette. (DJMag
  • Dominic ‘Dot’ Major of dream pop band London Grammar is embarking on a solo career in electronic music with his first release, titled Bear on 15 February. (MusicTech
  • Blond:ish to collaborate with Madonna on the new single Sorry. (EDM
  • Fever Ray and Olof Dreijer reunite on the new single Kandy. (DJMag
  • Paul van Dyk has announced his new project VENTURE X, which will combine progressive, trance and techno on his new tour. (Billboard
  • Oliver Heldens has launched new techno label, HILOMA. (EDM
  • Rezz and deadmau5 are to perform a B2B DJ set at Toronto's Veld Music Festival. (EDM
  • deadmau5 and Kaskade are scheduled to release Kx5 on 17 March. (EDM
  • ODESZA had the smallest carbon footprint of any electronic music act who toured in 2022, according to a study. (EDM
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