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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
This comes from a UK three piece whose last effort surprised a few when they teamed up with David Guetta. Now they're back, doing it solo with the official follow-up to No Worries. This is Disciples returning with a big bass line track: Daylight.
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 23:30 mins here.
LabelGeorge Simpson, Parlophone / FFRR
ManagementPhil SalesMaria Lane - Three Six Zero
Publishing: Phrased Differently, Fly Eye / Sony ATV
RadioJames Jackson, Listen Up
Club: James Jackson, Listen Up
OnlineGrace McCracken , Katerina Koumourou Listen Up
Print: Paul Guimaraes, Warner
LiveDavid LevyJack ClarkBrendon Long, William Morris
19 Aug 2016
  • Proper Music Group has signed Hospital Records to manage its physical distribution for the UK & Ireland and shipping to Europe. (RotD)
  • Music licensing and digital distribution company DubsetMediaHoldings has inked a direct deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. (Billboard)
  • Ministry of Sound MD Dave Dollimore may play an expanded, significant role as MoS and Sony Music realign themselves. (Hits)
  • An 18-year-old girl died in her tent at the UK festival BoomTown Fair last weekend - cause of death is yet to be released. (BBC)
  • Calvin Harris has topped Forbes magazine’s Electronic Cash Kings list with an estimated fortune of £48m. (Forbes, BillboardGuardianTiesto is No.2 with $38m and David Guetta No.3 with $28m.
  • IMS Asia-Pacific 2016 has announced its first speakers, including Skrillex, Alesso and Pete Tong. (BillboardDancing Astronaut)
  • German company Zynaptiq has released a new reverb plug-in, Adaptiverb. (RA)
  • A recent update to Circuit Fimrware brings Sample Flip, new functionality that’s creating excitement. (Novation music / RA)
  • Numark has released details of the PT01 Scratch, a portable turntable that's built for scratch DJs. (RA)
  • New app Resonance turns your favourite Facebook music groups into playlists. (Stamp The Wax)
  • Did Daniel Ek just say that Spotify is buying SoundCloud? (BusinessInsider)
  • ZeeZout will host four parties at this year's Amsterdam Dance Event from October 20-23, with Ben UFO, Hunee and Joy Orbison all set to play. (RA)
  • Paris party Concrete will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an extensive European tour, throwing parties in various cities from August through December. (RA)
  • The line-up is complete for Poland's Up To Date Festival with the likes of DJ Earl, DJ Deeon and Luke Vibert announced. (RA)
  • Danny Tenaglia has been added to the line-up for London's South West Four festival afterparty at Electric Brixton on Sunday, August 28. (RA)
  • Mexico City's Mutek.MX has announced a second wave of artist names for their 2016 line-up, including Space Dimension Controller and John Tejada. (RA)
  • Arcadia, the giant scrap metal spider stage, is heading to Australia this year. (Mixmag)
  • Decadence in Arizona has unveiled Deadmau5, Porter Robinson and more for NYE. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Live Nation is to implement TSA pre-check at music events to address security concerns. (Mixmag)
  • The campsite at the UK's Boomtown Fair Festival was evacuated following a fire in which 80 vehicles were destroyed. (NME)
  • A look at how to create electronic music despite disability, using innovative technology. (Electronic Beats)
  • DJ Rupture aka Jace Clayton discusses the impact of the use of auto-tune on the industry. (NPR)
  • Why shutting down Fabric won’t stop drug deaths. (Dazed)
  • Four women have died at Britain's BoomTown Fair festival in five years. A drug policy reform advocate speaks out. (Broadly)
  • The CEO of Ministry of Sound Australia on what the purchase by Sony Music will mean for the company. (TMN)
  • Mixmag, in association with Global Drugs Survey, has launched a campaign to promote safer ecstasy use. (Mixmag)
  • Beachouse Ibiza's Sunday parties have been closed down. (Facebook)
  • WWW X, a new 600-capacity club in Tokyo, will officially open this September, with Floating Points set to play. (RA)
  • A new venue is opening this weekend in Barcelona called True Open Air Club. (RA)
  • London club Passing Clouds has been evicted from its Dalston home, with bailiffs this week seizing equipment including speakers and PA equipment. (RA)
  • Carl Cox has revealed that Space Ibiza will find a new home on the island. (Mixmag)
  • Following the suspension of Fabric's license, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has tweeted: “I’m urging #Fabric, the Met & Islington to find an approach that protects clubbers' safety & the future of the club”.
  • Iconic London club Fabric initially announced it was closing for the weekend but its club licence has now been suspended following the deaths of two teenagers of suspected drug overdoses in the last nine weeks. (BBC)
  • Mix of the Day: Gwenan. (RA)
  • Harangue the DJ: Flava D (Guardian)
  • Guest Mix: Fred Falke. (Thump)
  • In Session: Floorplan. (Mixmag)
  • Eight tracks that defined Dance Tunnel, as chosen by staff and DJs. (Fact)
  • 16 South African acts killing it on the global scene. (Pulse)
  • Georgio Moroder did a Reddit AMA and here’s what we learned. (Thump)
  • You should be dancing: The art of the DJ. (DiS)
  • Festivals are broadcasting themselves on online channels such as Facebook Live and Boiler Room in an attempt to advertise themselves and increase audiences. (Observer)
  • With nightclubs in decline, what does modern Britain get up to after dark? (Observer - Tim Lewis)
  • Bicep: the bloggers who became house music heroes. (Guardian - Sam Richards)
  • James Ruskin, Surgeon and Oliver Ho talk 20 years of Blueprint Records. (Pulse)
  • Interview with Jason Chung aka Nosaj Thing on moving forward and current collaborations. (
  • The story behind Shapes: yet another London club forced to shut. (Time Out)
  • Meet Atlanta’s house experts, as they discuss the scene from its inception to now. (Stamp The Wax)
  • Loco Dice: "The end of Revolution is the end of a very important chapter in Ibiza". (Pulse)
  • Mike Skinner discusses his latest work with Murkage Dave and co. under the banner of Tonga. (Mixmag)
  • Ultra's UMF TV introduces its video series, Uncut Miami. (Mixmag)
  • Shadow Child has unveiled details on his forthcoming album by sharing the lead single with Bodhi along with the track list and release date. (Mixmag)
  • How Nightcore became your favourite producer’s favourite genre. (Thump)
  • Interview and exclusive track from Corinthian, purveyor of haunting techno. (Thump)
  • Ghastly talks OWSLA, metal influences, and not getting comfortable. (Billboard)
  • Producer Zhu goes from darkness into the light. (LATimes)
  • American wormhole techno specialist Mike Parker is releasing a 12-inch four track EP on Spazio Disponsible. (RA)
  • Floating Points reissues Aged Harmony’s You’re A Melody. (RA)
  • There’s now a video for Chorus by Bulgarian artist KiNK, soon to be released on Midnight Shift. (RA)
  • James Blake and Hudson Mohawke have been embroiled in controversy over claims of a supposed collaboration. (RA)
  • Ninja Tune sub-label Counter Records has announced a new EP from Pional entitled When Love Hurts. (RA)
  • Birmingham born DJ and Producer Hannah Wants has mixed Fabriclive 89, which is due out September 16. (RA)
  • Australian producer Tornado Wallace is putting out an EP on Second Circle late next month. (RA)
  • Producer Kim Ann Foxman is releasing a new EP on Firehouse Recordings. (XLR8R)
  • Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of S U R V I V E will perform their soundtrack to the popular TV show Stranger Things at this year's Unsound festival in Kraków, Poland. (RA)
  • The new World Building imprint will kick off with a 12-inch from Stockholm-based Mark Seven, an EP entitled The Fatal Flaw In Disco. (RA)
  • Non Series will toast to five years of operation with a three-part compilation series called FIVE. (RA)
  • Montreal-based maker of dark electro Marie Davidson will release an LP on Cititrax this October. (RA)
  • !K7 Records will release the first entry in its new compilation series, Kollections, this Friday August 19. (RA)
  • Lithuanian producer Gardens Of God, AKA Mindaugas Lapinskis, will launch a new record label next month called Sodai. (RA)
  • Titled Discopathy, Cabanne has revealed details of his first album, 15 years into his career. (RA)
  • Jace Clayton (AKA DJ Rupture)'s first book, Uproot: Travels In Twenty-First-Century Music And Digital Culture, came out this week via FSG Originals. (RA)
  • An expanded reissue of Booka Shade's 2006 album Movements is due out in October. (RA)
  • Eight minute Frankie Knuckles remix resurfaces after 30 years. (Mixmag)
  • Skrillex has scored his debut short film – watch the trailer. (Fact)
  • Leyland James Kirby resurrects harsh noise project V/Vm. (Fact)
  • Flying Lotus is working on a feature length film and is asking fans for help. (Mixmag)
  • Vince Staples is releasing a new EP featuring James Blake. (Mixmag)
  • Loco Dice and Bridges For Music raise funds for South African youth centre. (Billboard)
  • NYC-based producer and musician Phil Moffa AKA The Butcha releases new EP. (Thump)
  • Mr Oizo announces new Skrillex collaboration called End Of The World. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • All Gone Pete Tong will hit the road for its first-ever North American tour this month. (Billboard)
  • BoomTown Fair - Hampshire (FT - David Honigmann, Times - 4* Stephen Dalton)
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