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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Joris Voorn
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This comes from the man Joris Voorn, again celebrating a brilliant Ibiza season where he's been appearing regularly at ANTS at Ushuaia. The guy is still making essential tunes and we love this. Back on his own label, it's actually part of a two-track EP. The man definitely knows how to come up with an infectious keyboard riff; this is Orange. This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31:35 mins here.
Label/ClubEdwin Oosterwal, Green
Management: Ed Karney, Grade Management
Radio: Adam Carter, Exclusive Promo
Press OnlineAnne Wagemaker, Media Nanny
LiveSteve Hogan (Europe) / Jonas Schuman (US), WME
30 Sep 2016
  • The Deltic Group, the UK’s largest operator of premium late night bars and clubs, has appointed a new Head of Entertainment, Charlotte Purdy. (RotD)
  • Traxsource has appointed Steve Mill as Deep House A&R Manager, Ysanne Reid as Marketing Manager and Mimmo Falcone as Afro House A&R Manager. (RotD)
  • Lyor Cohen has been named Global Head of Music at YouTube. (Billboard, NYTimes) Cohen will continue as CEO of 300 until December 5 of this year, after which that company's management "will transition Lyor’s day-to-day responsibilities to the leadership team within the company."
  • Spotify is said to be in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud. (FT, Billboard)
  • A new free e-magazine, Dance Music Review, has launched. It is aimed at the mobile DJ, the commercial club DJ, bedroom mixer and general dance enthusiast, with an emphasis is on commercial dance music.
  • Music conference Take Note returns to London on November 19, where experts including B.Traits and Toddla T offer advice to those wanting to break into the music industry. (Mixmag)
  • A Spanish promoter has been jailed for four years after being sentenced for his part in the deaths of five people at a Steve Aoki gig in Madrid in 2012. (Pulse)
  • Calvin Harris has become the first 'EDM artist' to receive a diamond certification, awarded for his 2011 collaboration with Rihanna, We Found Love. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • The IMS Tech Report, which delves into the tech side of the music industry in Asia, and the IMS Audience Report, which provides a deeper analysis of the Asia-Pacific region, have been released. (IMS) All IMS business reports can be downloaded here.
  • London Mayor Sadiq Khan plans to introduce an Agent of Change rule into the next London Plan, meaning “developers building flats near existing venues will need to ensure that residents are not unduly affected by sound from the venue, and that may include paying for soundproofing.” (Standard)
  • Admissions to nightclubs have fallen by 23% in five years, down to 115m last year. Mintel predicts numbers will fall a further 14% by 2020 because of competition from bars. (Guardian)
  • Twitter Ventures invested in SoundCloud at a reduced share price and at a lower valuation than has previously been reported. (Di.Digital)
  • Online broadcasters Dash Radio have unveiled a patent-pending filter that will let listeners toggle between clean and explicit lyrics. (Fact)
  • Organisations representing record companies in the US and UK have taken legal action against, the world’s largest site dedicated to offering illegally 'stream ripped' music. (RotDBillboardTorrentFreak)
  • With the venue closed indefinitely, Fabric will be taking its ‘fabric 90’ launch party to The Steelyard in London on October 22, featuring ScubaRecondite and Terry Francis. (Mixmag)
  • Brooklyn's Electronic Music Festival announces phase one of the line-up for 2016. (Billboard)
  • All Day I Dream has announced full details of its debut ADE party. (RA)
  • The organisers of Australian festival Maitreya seem to have given up on their quest to hold future events at the planned site of their doomed 10th anniversary earlier this year. (Mixmag)
  • Comunité has announced the first names for its 2017 edition, happening in Tulum, Mexico, on January 6-7. (RA)
  • UK festival Lost Village has announced its third year and moves to August Bank Holiday. (Data Transmission)
  • Dekmantel Festival is heading to Sao Paulo, Brazil next year. (Mixmag)
  • Ultra Music Festival organisers have a “master plan" to expand across the globe. (Thump)
  • Ultra makes history in Asia with over 350,000 participants in eight cities. (Pulse)
  • "Radio is of the past – it’s not relevant,” said Austin Kramer, the Global Head of Dance & Electronic Music at Spotify, during a panel on playlists. (MusicAlly)
  • Thanks to a simple YouTube to MP3 converter, 25-year-old student Philip Matesanz is making millions, and he’s taking on the music and ad tech industries in the process. (OMR)
  • Eric Zho Op-Ed: China is a nuanced new frontier for electronic music. (Billboard)
  • EDM's Big Asia Play: Promoters look to break new market with festivals, conferences. (Billboard)
  • Five major moments from IMS Asia-Pacific 2016. (IMS)
  • Will TheakstonWarp Publishing’s Head of Licensing, on the blossoming relationship between the music and gaming worlds. (M)
  • Spotify may be buying SoundCloud, but who wins? (Mark Mulligan)
  • The Spotify and SoundCloud deal may not happen, but it makes plenty of sense. (Recode)
  • Spotify could out-dance Apple if it does acquire SoundCloud. (TechCrunch)
  • A Swiss architecture firm has created an inflatable nightclub. (Billboard)
  • Much loved Melbourne haunt The Mercat Basement will close its doors on February 11. (Mixmag)
  • After a showcase at South West Four festival this summer, Amnesia Ibiza is returning to London at Electric Brixton on November 26. (Mixmag)
  • On November 4, Plex is celebrating its 10th anniversary with BleeD by hosting a 12-hour party across three rooms at London's Corsica Studios and The Colombian. (Mixmag)
  • A new nightclub, BLOCK, has opened in Milan. (RA)
  • Dance, and help bring fabric and Studio 338 back to life. (Pulse)
  • Commemorative plaques have been installed at shut-down Sydney venues. (Mixmag)
  • New London club The Bridge has announced its first round of events, with nine shows confirmed between October 7 and January 20. (RA)
  • All musical events at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel have been temporarily suspended due to the hotel's failure to adhere to local bylaws. (Billboard) Andy McKay, CEO of Ibiza Rocks Group, has made a statement regarding the suspension. (RA)
  • Dance music’s five worst films. (Pulse)
  • The ten best Chainsmokers songs. (Billboard)
  • The 10 best London dance classics, according to Benny Ill. (Dummy Mag)
  • 12 tracks to get you ready for Annie Mac’s London All Day Rave. (DataTransmission)
  • Armin van Buuren compiles 70-track playlist for ‘die-hard trance fans’. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Harangue the DJ: Paul Woolford. (Guardian Guide - Kate Hutchinson)
  • Danceteria: Where Studio 54 met CBGBs in 1980s New York. (electronicbeats)
  • Annie Mac: I think clubbing is classless — it’s a celebration. (Standard - David Smyth)
  • A rare look inside the world’s most exclusive club: Berghain in Berlin. (Sun - Jacob Lewis)
  • How the internet transformed the American rave scene. (NPR)
  • Nicolas Jaar talks to Pitchfork about his new album Sirens. (Pitchfork)
  • The genius of Don Buchla, by the generations of synth disciples he inspired. (Fact)
  • Data Transmission speaks to producer Christoph. (Data Transmission)
  • Karma Fields gives first interview and previews live 3D experience. (Billboard)
  • The evolution of Anna Lunoe: from touring DJ to global tastemaker. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Real Talk: Depression. An anonymous musician talks us through the hard realities that many touring DJs face up to. (Data Transmission)
  • An interview with Golf Clap. (DeepHouseAmsterdam)
  • Defiance on the dancefloor: clubbing in the birthplace of Boko Haram. (Guardian)
  • The raver saving Fabric with a 24hr danceathon. (RB)
  • 10 ways Ibiza will change in 2017. (Mixmag)
  • A new compilation, inspired by its sunset parties, aims to reclaim Ibiza’s eclectic spirit from the “glass and vomit” of San Antonio’s superclubs. (Guardian Guide)
  • Never Forget: Eight DJs recall their favourite Space Ibiza memories. (Mixmag)
  • 30 DJs discuss how they'd sign off from Space duty. (Ibiza Spotlight)
  • The Time Bandit: Roman Flügel. (Mixmag)
  • Shaun Frank talks tour, inspirations, and collaborating with The Chainsmokers on Closer. (Magnetic Mag)
  • Monetising remix culture: Beatport’s former CEO about his new mission. Matthew Adell about founding MetaPop and the surprising amount of money being left on the table by artists & labels. (Medium)
  • Chapter 24 Records releases shadowy new 7-track compilation, The Quest. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Flying Lotus has donned his Captain Murphy alias once again for a new track released via the Adult Swim Singles series. (Mixmag)
  • Faye’s Slide is the latest track to be shared from Martyn and Steffi's debut album as Doms & Deykers. (Mixmag)
  • Tresor has announced an expanded reissue of Terrence Dixon’s debut album on the label, From The Far Future. (Mixmag)
  • Eclectic Melbourne producer Planète has emerged from the shadows with a new track. (Mixmag)
  • French DJ Teki Latex has recorded a two-hour mixtape he describes as “the sound of the radio station that plays 24/7 inside my brain”. (Mixmag)
  • San Francisco producer Matrixxman is bringing out a new EP in three sections – Rhythm, Acid and Polyphony. (Mixmag)
  • South Africa-born producer Okzharp and Manthe Ribane have shared a track from their forthcoming Hyperdub EP. (Mixmag)
  • A Kickstarter campaign has been launched by David Pescovitz of Boing Boing to raise money towards issuing copies of Carl Sagan and NASA's Voyager Golden Records for the 40th anniversary. (Mixmag)
  • The experimental duo N.M.O. have signed on for an LP with Diagonal Records, due out in a couple weeks. (RA)
  • Culoe De Song will take the reins for the 21st Watergate mix, out in November. (RA)
  • Macarena Club in Barcelona has announced 15 Years Macarena, a 16-track compilation celebrating the venue's milestone anniversary. (RA)
  • Livity Sound will put out its last EP of the year on November 4. (RA)
  • Nicolas Jaar has a new album coming out on Other People next week. (RA)
  • 5FM, the South African radio station that has played a pivotal role in the emergence and development of various DJs careers, has announced its new faces for 2017 including: Kid FonqueKyle CassimPH andDJ Loyd. (Pulse)
  • Farley Jackmaster Funk, a pioneering figure in the Chicago House movement, will be releasing a special track for those affected by the recent Paris terrorist attacks. (Mixmag)
  • Beneath will put out his second No Symbols record of 2016 next month, with a three-track EP due to arrive on October 28. (Mixmag)
  • Parisian DJ Nick V is launching his own label, Mona Musique. (RA)
  • Kraftwerk have announced they’re taking their critically acclaimed 3D live show to the UK in June 2017. (Mixmag)
  • Stallone The Reducer will release his first album, Private Property, on Fit sub-label EST. 83' this October. (RA)
  • Berlin-based producer Eomac is starting his own label, called Eotrax. (RA)
  • Watch Skrillex’s debut Boiler Room set in full. (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Detroit veteran Terrence Dixon’s classic techno album From The Far Future is to get an expanded reissue on Tresor. (Fact)
  • Mixmag New York is looking for an experienced Media Planner to lead the US media proposition, and work on an exciting flagship branded entertainment project with one of the most famous brands in the world. See further details here.
  • Karl Kovacs, aka Moscoman (RA - 3.8*)
  • Bjarki (RA - 3.8*)
  • Yello (Times2 - 4* Will Hodgkinson, I - 4* Andy Gill, Guardian - 3* Dave Simpson)
  • Calvin Harris - Apple Music Festival, Roundhouse, London (Telegraph - 2* Patrick Smith, Standard - 2* David Smyth)
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