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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Kinky Tales
Hot Creations
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This has been a secret weapon of mine for the last couple of months. This guy is super talented when it comes to putting together wicked rhythms, he hails from Thessaloniki in Greece, he has been championed by the likes of Steve Lawler and Denny for some time, his name is Detlef and this is Kinky Tales.
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31:20 mins here.
Label: Leon, Hot Creations
Management: Attilio Pugliese, FM Artists
PublishingLeon, Hot Creations
RadioJessica Lamb, Maouris
Online: Abi, Maoris
Live: Attilio Pugliese, FM Artists
03 Jun 2016
  • BE-AT.TV signs new distribution deal with Music Choice. (All Access)
  • Universal Music acquires music marketing company Fame House (with clients including Tiësto) from SFX for $1m. (Hypebot)
  • Overdoses suspected in two deaths at Florida EDM fest, 57 others hospitalised. (Mashable)
  • Germany’s constitutional court has handed a defeat to Kraftwerk by ruling that a hip-hop artist can sample a two-second beat from a band’s tracks without infringing copyright. (GuardianBillboardBBC)
  • Eight things we learned at IMS Ibiza 2016. (Pulse)
  • Liz Stokes travels to IMS Ibiza to find the dance music world being underserved by the streaming services and fighting its battles on its own whilst it grows its global revenues. (RotD)
  • Legends unite at IMS Ibiza; Carl Cox, Pepe Roselló and Lynn Cosgrave on Space's final year. (Ibiza-Spotlight)
  • Watch: IMS Ibiza panel discuss gender diversity in music. (Clash)
  • From IMS Ibiza: Diversity in electronic music: "never use the phrase 'female DJ' again". (Pulse)
  • The great Ibiza debate at IMS. (Ibiza-Spotlight)
  • Watch first full-length talks from IMS Ibiza 2016. (IMS) Featuring Erick Morillo, Pet Shop Boys and diversity in electronic music. 
  • US music software company Cakewalk have announced a MAC version of its production software Sonar. (FactMag)
  • TorrentFreak publishes a letter sent by YouTube’s legal team to stream-ripping website TubeNinja. (MusicAlly
  • The music industry has asked the government to modify the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, saying it is outdated and makes removing unauthorised content too difficult. (NYTimes)
  • Music festivals have been placed on “high alert” for potential ISIS suicide attacks this summer. (Sunday TimesObserver)
  • London's Hackney Council calls second consultation on nighttime economy. (RA)
  • SoundCloud’s free “auto-mastering” audio tool is more of an auto-turd. (ARS)
  • The music industry is still struggling to make the internet pay. (Management Today)
  • Banning workers from San Antonio could be disastrous for Ibiza. (Mixmag - Dave Pimbleton)
  • Getting hands-on with Open Source Music: You won’t be needing a message bot, says Warp Records' Head of Digital. (Midem)
  • Mystery website allows you to test your likelihood of entry into the world famous club. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • OneMan unveiled as London club XOYO resident for next three months (DJMag)
  • New club, XX XX, to open in Manila this June. (RA)
  • Manhattan venue Santos Party House closes amid controversy. (RA)
  • Space Ibiza will not be knocked down next year says Ushuaïa boss Yann Pissenem. (Mixmag)
  • In session: tINI (Mixmag)
  • How we made: Air's Moon Safari. (Guardian)
  • Quick-fire Q&A with Eagles & Butterflies ahead of Mysteryland USA. (Magnetic Mag)
  • The 10 singer-songwriters shaping electronic music right now. (Nest)
  • The 10 British producers that are killing the music game right now - Tobi Shy BoyNana RoguesHeavy TrakerzNygeChris LocoShow N ProveMNEKGorgonCityKZ The ProducerTre Jean-Marie. (Mashable)
  • Life lessons learned from the DJ who didn’t realise his set had gone silent… (Thump)
  • Deadmau5 discusses future spend on reinstating his ‘cube-stage’. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Chase & Status’s Saul Milton says the electronic duo’s raving days are now behind them after he became a father for the first time earlier this year. (Standard)
  • Annie Nightingale, the longest-serving Radio 1 DJ chats grime, sexism, and Donald Trump. (NewStatesman)
  • We can't let the sun go down on our club scene. (The Pool - Lauren Laverne)
  • How Above & Beyond elevated dance music to new heights on their Acoustic II tour. (Pulse)
  • The Sound of Boys Noize (DJMag)
  • Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella: “I still love going to illegal underground parties”. (Pulse)
  • Deep Inside: Clink Street was the birth of rave culture. (Mixmag - Bill Brewster)
  • Bollywood fused with EDM: Inside the South Asian-American music movement. (Mashable)
  • The sound of surveillance: How Jean-Michel Jarre made Edward Snowden an unlikely techno star. (Thump)
  • An oral history of the legendary '80s club that introduced Toronto to house music. (Thump)
  • ATM is the Philadelphia collective breaking club music boundaries. (Mixmag)
  • As Carl Cox prepares for his final season at Space Ibiza, we celebrate a living legend. (Mixmag - Thomas H Green)
  • Komon and Will Saul team up for new EP Lost In Time, set for release on June 10 via Kompakt. (Mixmag)
  • Set for release on July 8, Glasgow based Jackmaster is the third DJ-Kicks mixer of the year. (Mixmag)
  • Next month, White Material will release its first EP of 2016, from Young Male. (Resident Advisor)
  • Ghetto house pioneer Houz’Mon’s back with a brand new EP (Thump)
  • The Avalanches share new track Frankie Sinatra and announce new album, Wildflower. (Mixmag)
  • Tale Of Us to launch new label dubbed Afterlife. (Pulse)
  • Deadmau5 reveals redesign of cube stage setup, "cubev2" in progress. (Magnetic Mag)
  • Bjork speaks out against music industry sexism. (FactMag)
  • The Spirit of Detroit award has been bestowed upon a number of seminal figures including Carl Craig, Jeff Mills, the Belleville Three, Underground Resistance and more. (Mixmag)
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