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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Everybody Knows (feat. Anna Straker)
This is the brand new single from Brighton-based Fono. It's the follow up to Real Joy, a former Radio 1 dance channel number one, and what a follow up it is - the boy's got form! He recently did a remix for Major Lazer and has been playing out up and down the country. I'm going to enjoy playing this a lot all the way up to Christmas. 
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 28:45 mins here.
Management: James Barnes
Agent: Tom Schroeder / Tom Dodd, Coda
NA Agent: Jazz SpinderHunter Williams, CAA
13 Nov 2015
  • Pandora and Sony/ATV Music Publishing have announced a multi-year licensing agreement for Sony/ATV’s catalogue of musical works. (BusinessWire, Billboard)
  • For the first nine months of the year, SFX's revenue grew 18.6% to $306.5m, or 34% at constant currency. Net loss increased to $144m from $86.4m. Event attendance during the nine-month period increased 34.8% to 4.08m. (Billboard) Third quarter revenues declined $111.2m, down from $114.7m in 2014.
  • Romanians are protesting for justice after the horrific nightclub fire of last week. (
  • Last year The Recording Industry Association of America reported LP sales of 14m in the USA. Things are only looking up in 2015 with H1 sales already clocking in at 9m. (Fact)
  • Queensland is set to face the brunt of Australia’s toughest drinking laws, with last drinks being served at 2am if the government has its way. (Mixmag)
  • The Drug Policy Alliance and Electronic Music Alliance have issued a list of answers to commonly asked questions regarding MDMA. (
  • UK electronic music conference, Brighton Music Conference (BMC), has confirmed its 2016 two-day event will take place at the Brighton Dome 14-15 April. (RotD)
  • IMS readies to announce speakers and topics one month ahead of IMS Asia-Pacific. (IMS)
  • The musician behind The Amen Break, one of the most-sampled pieces of music in history, has finally been rewarded for his work. (BBCThump) A crowdfunding campaign raised £24,000.
  • Having announced his departure from Spinnin’ Records and its management leg MusicAllStars back in August, reports now suggest that Martin Garrix plans to take Spinnin’ founder and ex-manager Eelko Van Kooten to court surrounding matters that led to the termination of their professional relationship this year. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • SFX CEO Robert Sillerman has been hit with a lawsuit over alleged "misleading statements" and "possible violations of federal securities laws" in his attempts to re-privatise the company. (Mixmag)
  • California-based music and technology company Output has just announced the release of EXHALE; the first modern vocal engine for producers. (XLR8R)
  • Facebook has begun rolling out a new music discovery feature to share song clips from Spotify and Apple Music. (Fact)
  • The RIAA’s lawsuit against music application Aurous could be resolved within ten days, according to lawyers for both parties. (TorrentFreak)
  • Apple Music has arrived for Android. (Resident Advisor)
  • A new study has revealed the real impact of streaming on music revenue. ( economists Luis Aguiar and Joel Waldfogel state: "Interactive streaming appears to be revenue-neutral for the recorded music industry."
  • Major Lazer's Lean On becomes Spotify's most-streamed song of all time, with 526m plays worldwide. (Billboard)
  • Mixcloud is talking to venture capitalists about raising “meaningful” funds for the next stage of its growth. (FT) Mixcloud is claiming 14m users a month — up by 30% over the past year.
  • Insomniac 2015 has revealed its 2015 New Year’s Eve lineup, including Kaskade and DJ Snake. (Billboard)
  • Bucharest festival Interval has completed its line-up with the additions of Nina Kraviz, Marcel Dettmann and Raresh. (Resident Advisor)
  • Bloc 2016 has announced the first wave of confirmed acts, including Ben Klock, Four Tet and Jeff Mills. (Thump)
  • The inaugural SXMusic Festival, located on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin next March, has announced its first wave of artists including with Jamie Jones, Blond:Ish and Lombardo. (Mixmag)
  • Charity Music Releases - Altruistic or Easy Marketing? (
  • “In just the US, songwriters were not paid royalties by Spotify on what appears to be over 14bn monetised streams… It is endemic across most of the interactive services.” (Billboard - Jeff Price, Audiam)
  • ID&T's new CEO is a huge win for's why. (
  • Is SoundCloud a good or a bad thing for musicians? (MU pdf - p38)
  • Are superstar DJs the future of pop music? (
  • Even dance music’s most notable DJ’s need vocalists, like Ellie Goulding, to reach radio. (NewYorker)
  • Why EDM is here to stay. (GQ - Dorian Lynskey)
  • Stadium hardcore act Scooter have sold 30m records in their career. Here’s a look at how and why they became so popular. (Thump)
  • Hey famous DJs: wanna prove you don't use ghost producers? (
  • "I believe that curation is an art form,” says Ministry Of Sound's CEO Lohan Presencer, following the launch of a new music service/radio app hybrid - Ministry Of Sound Live. (NME)
  • Dubset's 2015 Mix Transparency Report: Data collected from music’s top 25 streamed mixes. (Dubset) Featuring the 10 most sampled labels, most streamed mixes, artists and tracks.
  • After 15 consecutive years at Space IbizaCarl Cox and Safehouse Management officially confirm that 2016 will be Carl’s final residency at the club. (RotD)
  • Harangue the DJ: Prins Thomas (Saturday Guardian)
  • Label of the month: NAAFI. (RA)
  • Q&A: Ukrainian producer Etapp Kyle will release his second EP via Ben Klock’s Klockwork label on November 23. (XLR8R)
  • The 15 greatest dance music cities of all time. (Billboard) Chicago comes in at number 1.
  • The 20 best dance music tracks in history. (LA Weekly)
  • The rage of Grimes. (Atlantic)
  • San Holo talks life, music and business. (YourEDM)
  • Interview: Swedish house duo Bambook. (Deep House Amsterdam)
  • Ecstasy, fake LSD, and sort-of magic mushrooms: the future of dance music’s drugs. (Spin)
  • DJ Auntie Flo and his Highlife club are part of a loose worldwide crew blending global and electronic beats, and creating something completely new in the process. (Guardian - Kevin EG Perry)
  • Watch Jean Michel Jarre discuss the evolution of synthesizers. (Fact)
  • In Conversation: Tony Humphries. The fabled progenitor of the Jersey house sound chats with Dennis Kane about the early years. (XLR8R)
  • Back to nature, back to the music: Desert Hearts upends the luxe EDM fest model. (LA Times)
  • Disciples on working with Calvin Harris, Sir David Rodigan, new EP The Following and 2015 highlights. (Sun)
  • Rave culture and Robert Henke: How Berlin gave birth to Ableton and Lumiere Ii. (Thump)
  • Nina Kraviz has given a guest lecture at Oxford University, UK, during which she discussed her faith in the younger generation of dance music fans and producers. (Mixmag)
  • Floating Points steers clear of the dance floor on his ‘very considered’ new LP Elaenia. (Spin)
  • Electronic music through the ears of mutant trumpeter Ben Neill. (Ear Milk)
  • Jonas Rathsman: the folk-dancing fashion designer turned house sensation. (Spin)
  • FIT Sound will release DJ Sotofett’s Percussion Mixes Vol. 1 in December. (Fact)
  • Marco Carola has announced a 16-week residency at Story Miami. (Mixmag)
  • Learn about the mysterious 17-year-old producer behind Justin Bieber’s new track, Steve James. (
  • Le1f has shared a new Evian Christ and Lunice produced track titled Umami/Water. (Mixmag)
  • Baby Ford has been announced as the next curator for Fabric 85, with Ion Ludwig, Pal Joey and Joy Orbison all set to feature on the acid house pioneer’s instalment. (XLR8R)
  • After debuting earlier this year at CTM Festival, Logos, Mumdance and Shapednoise will release the first in a series of EPs as The Sprawl. (Fact)
  • Cult Dutch producer Fatima Yamaha will release debut album Imaginary Lines via Magnetron Music on November 27. (Mixmag)
  • Daniel Avery is streaming a new track from his upcoming Sensation / Clear release, set to land via Phantasy on November 27. (XLR8R)
  • Italian electro producer Alexander Robotnick will kick off his new Music For An Imaginary Club series this December. (Resident Advisor)
  • Arca has unveiled a video for latest single Vanity. (Fact)
  • American scientist Bill Nye is working with Steve Aoki on the cake-throwing DJ’s new album. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Planet E Label Chief and veteran producer Carl Craig has delivered a rework of The Chemical Brothers’ Sometimes I Feel So Deserted. (XLR8R)
  • Calvin HarrisDillon Francis and DJ Snake all took part in an impromptu Twitter roast of Zedd this week. (Billboard)
  • Daft Punk’s official merchandise catalogue is getting a sweeping update with some vintage commodities and a fresh new ad campaign to accompany the newest old-school additions to the store. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Deadmau5 goes back to high school to give students advice. (
  • Oneohtrix Point Never has announced a headline show at London’s Heaven on February 24. (Fact)
  • Justice have announced a New Year’s Eve performance in an undisclosed Brooklyn warehouse, with support coming from Canada’s Bob Moses. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Electro crew Bromance are set to embark on a six-date European tour this December. (Mixmag)
  • Warp mainstay Clark has taken on soundtrack duties for new Sky Atlantic crime series The Last Panthers. (XLR8R)
  • David Guetta tops Dubset’s 25 Most Sampled Artists list as part of their Mix Transparency Report. (DanceMusicNw)
  • Levantis – Romantic Psychology I (3.5* – Resident Advisor)
  • Jamie Woon (FT Weekend - 4* Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Observer - 3* Killian Fox)
  • Floating Points (Observer - 4* Kitty Empire)
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