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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Morning Dew
Nora En Pure
Enormous Tunes
This is just a beautiful thing. It reminds me a bit of the old Jakatta tune that was based around the American Beauty theme. Nora En Pure is from South Africa but now lives in Switzerland and we've been playing her music for some time on this show. She put together a great After Hours Mix for us last year and this is her new tune, it's called Morning Dew. 
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 30:50 mins here.
Label: Davide Tropeano, Enormous Tunes / Sirup Music GmbH
Management: Amber Waugh, Helvetic Nerds Switzerland 
Publishing: Ute Behr, Sirup Publishing & Entertainment LLC
Radio: James Jackson, Listen Up
TV: Rozie Steel, GetInPR 
Online: Rozie Steel, GetInPR
Live (Agent): Ashley Mendes,
15 Jan 2016
  • Sydney-based dance label Hussle Recordings has announced a new ‘strategic partnership’ with Universal Music Sweden. (MBW)
  • SFX Entertainment -20.7%, receives default notice. (Seeking Alpha)
  • SoundCloud has confirmed that the company secured a line of credit, which a Swedish news outlet reports at $32m, with an option for another payment double that of the original. (BillboardTechCrunch) SoundCloud CEO Alexander Ljung said the agreement will "expand revenue opportunities, improve the accuracy of royalty distributions, and launch new services for our 175m monthly active listeners."
  • SoundCloud has signed a multi-territory licensing agreement with Universal, covering the company's recorded-music division and its publishing group, in preparation for the platform's subscription model roll-out later this year. (RotDSony is the only major label not to have signed a licensing agreement with the platform.
  • The Tokyo nightclub WOMB, which is widely recognised as being one of Asia’s most iconic electronic music destinations, has announced the start of its very own music label, entitled Session WOMB. (XLR8R)
  • Last week, Major Lazer and DJ Snake's -assisted clip for Lean On became the 14th music video to hit one billion views on YouTube. (Billboard)
  • Aphex Twin nominated for Best British Male in the UK's BRIT Awards. (Clash)
  • Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) will be held 19-23 October. (RotD)
  • Major Lazer have become the first major US dance act to play Cuba since the US reinstated diplomatic relations in 2014. (Mixmag)
  • The Kickstarter-funded Bragi Dash earphones have officially been released, and initial reviews are promising. (
  • Faithless fans have personal data stolen after the band's website hacked. Other music websites may be targeted. (Independent)
  • Pioneer is set to release an upgraded Nexus CDJ and mixer, due out this February. (Mixmag)
  • LCD Soundsystem maestro James Murphy has designed a custom sound system for Despacio, set to be used at this year’s Coachella festival. (
  • The Electric Jukebox, the £179 plug-and-play music streaming platform for TVs which had been due to launch before Christmas, is now expected 'in time for Easter'. (MBW)
  • The launch of the YouTube Music app in November is one of the key reasons digital video will “win the decade,” Robert Kyncl, YouTube's Chief Business Officer, said at CES. “Video is more important to music than ever. More than half of teenagers use us as the main way to find and listen to music.” (Billboard) Manager Scooter Braun appeared on stage to show his support for YouTube.
  • Spotify has linked up with Genius, the startup that annotates music lyrics and other online content, to provide backstory and commentary that pop up as you stream tracks. The annotations are available on Spotify’s iPhone app only at first. (Billboard, TechCrunch)
  • Apple Music has surpassed 10m paying subscribers. (FTNextWeb)
  • German house DJ/producer Dixon has been announced to headline Sydney’s Return To Rio. (Mixmag)
  • Roman Flugel, Alex Boman and Young Marco have been added to the Love International line-up. (Mixmag)
  • Bassnectar has announced details of his own festival, Bass Center 2016, which will feature the likes of Porter Robinson, Flux Pavilion, Wu Tang Clan and more. (
  • Red Bull Music Academy has announced Montreal as the location for its 2016 event. (Fact)
  • Rumours are circulating that Diplo is looking to bring the Mad Decent Block Party to India. (Mixmag)
  • Music marketing in 2016: Six key trends. (HybridLanguage)
  • A BBC project used Shazam to look into the music people search for on their phones. (BBC)
  • Independent singer, songwriter and publisher Melissa Ferrick, who filed a $200m lawsuit against Spotify, alleging use of her songs without proper licencing, shares the motivation behind the suit. (Hypebot)
  • Can Spotify pioneer Ken Parks change online TV with Pluto TV? (FastCo)
  • The labels still don’t get YouTube and it’s costing them. (Mark Mulligan)
  • How crowdfunded music festivals are offering an alternative to increasingly corporate ones. (Independent)
  • Mark Davyd, Chairman of the Music Venue Trust: The man fighting to save UK music venues and the culture created within their walls. (Huck)
  • The lights are going out in night clubs all over Europe. (Economist)
  • Why clubs are cranking up the quality instead of the volume. (Guardian - Joe Muggs)
  • Imagining a post-SFX world. (PollStar)
  • Notable talks from IMS Asia-Pacific [video]. (IMS)
  • Kaskade discusses the Asian market in keynote interview at IMS Asia-Pacific 2015. (IMS)
  • 10 house and techno producers to watch in 2016. (Fact)
  • The year in B2B DJ sets. (NPR)
  • Point Blank Presents: Breaking Into EDM [Ep. 017 - Styles&Complete]. (
  • Point Blank Presents: Breaking Into EDM [Ep. 016 - Boombox Cartel]. (
  • The EDM Network’s top 10 dubstep tracks of 2015, ( as well as their top 10 bass house, progressive house and electro house tracks. (
  • This vinyl revival is really sucking the life and fun out of music collecting. (Noisey)
  • Harangue the DJ: Jonas Rathsman. (Guardian Guide)
  • The UK needs safe club spaces for their queer, BAME and female demographic – we investigate how to push ahead. (Dazed - Kieran Yates)
  • The 10 greatest David Bowie remixes of all time. (Pulse)
  • A revisit of David Bowie’s 1997 electronica album Earthling, featuring excerpts from a past interview with the man himself voicing his thoughts on the album. (
  • 10 times electronic producers turned David Bowie originals into otherworldly space odysseys. (Thump)
  • The world's most successful DJs. (Red Bulletin)
  • An ode to bouncers, the most honest account of clubbing ever. (Thump)
  • How skateboarding learned to love house music. (Thump)
  • SOPHIE, a young British producer is aiming to create sounds you can taste. Is he for real? (Sunday Times - Lisa Verrico)
  • Why the so-called "vinyl boom" may be bad news for electronic music. (Thump)
  • Ultra embraces streaming singles to keep a dance genre booming. (NYTimes) Founder Patrick Moxey interviewed.
  • Kygo’s rapid rise to mainstream prominence continued with a recent performance on the Ellen Degeneres show. (YourEDM)
  • Optimo’s JD Twitch has released an hour-long David Bowie mix in honour of the late musician. (Thump)
  • US techno veteran Robert Hood is releasing three EPs and an album on Amsterdam label Dekmantel. (Fact)
  • Brodinski has curated a new mix for Astrid Andersen’s latest fashion show, featuring tracks from Maelstrom, Sister City and Kamixlo. (Mixmag)
  • Diplo and Los Angeles producer Mija both posted inspiring and optimistic wishes for the EDM community in 2016 on their respective social media sites. (
  • Revisit David Bowie’s 1979 BBC Radio 1 DJ set. (Fact)
  • Swedish techno artist Abdulla Rashim has been arrested in Melbourne for graffiti offences. (Resident Advisor)
  • Following David Bowie’s passing on Monday, tributes have been flooding in from the EDM community. (
  • Tiga has announced details of his new album No Fantasy Required, set for release on March 4. (Mixmag)
  • London-via-Glasgow artist Andy Graham (aka Sei A) has a new album dropping via Aus Music titled Space In Your Mind. (XLR8R)
  • Tiga and Husdon Mohawke have released a new collaboration, Planet E. (Pitchfork)
  • Skrillex has released a remix of Torro Torro’s Make A Move. (
  • Day Zero - Mexico (Pulse)
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