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Stomp Change
Nathan Barato
Hot Creations
It's time to pull back the curtains and unveil the first ENT of 2017. As we strive to continue our high standards and reach even higher so that by the end of the year, we end up with a list of 52 absolutely awesome tracks. So this is part of a new EP on Hot Creations from Nathan Barato. This is Stomp Change. This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33:05 mins here.
Label: Hot Creations
Management: Attilio, FM Artists
Publishing: Copyright Control
RadioJessica Lamb, Maouris
TVAbi White, Maouris
OnlineAbi White, Maouris
Live: North America, South America - Jazz Spinder, CAA / Italy/Spain - Salvatore Assante, Orbeat Bookings / Europe, Asia, Australia - Will Nustedt, NGE Bookings
20 Jan 2017
  • A dangerous batch of drugs sold as MDMA has been linked to three deaths in Melbourne. (Mixmag)
  • Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Europe Entertainment list features Kygo while the Music list highlights DJ Snake.
  • Mo Chaudry, a fundamental promoter in the Ibiza scene, has passed away. (Mixmag)
  • Inside the BPM shooting: drug cartels and corruption threaten Mexico's festival scene. (Thump)
  • 'Doorman legend' killed in BPM Festival shooting remembered as 'great soul’. (Billboard)
  • Five dead and 15 injured after shooting at the BPM Festival. (Mixmag) DJs, promoters and record labels send their condolences. (Mixmag) Local Mayor Cristina Torres Gómez has reportedly stated that no electronic music festivals will be allowed to take place in Playa del Carmen going forward. (DJMag)
  • Pioneer DJ teams up with Dave Smith for first analog monosynth. (Fact)
  • Korg are bringing its popular Gadget App to MAC OS. (DJMag)
  • Reloop have released a new mixer — the RMX–90 DVS. (DJMag)
  • YouTube has replaced its “tip jar” feature with a new live streaming function called Super Chat which allows fans to pay to highlight their messages within the live chat stream. (Mashable)
  • Orfium, one of the leading independent streaming services hoping to break into the mainstream consciousness, talks SoundCloud, monetisation and the future of streaming. (YourEDM)
  • Sony has hosted an immersive VR event series called Lost in Music, the first of which debuted with DJ performances from The Chainsmokers, Lost Kings and Vanic. (Billboard)
  • Pendulum to headline London’s South West Four on August 26 - their first performance in London in over half a decade. (DT)
  • Soundwave Festival in Croatia has added the final names to its bill, including Roni Size and fast-rising Aussie house star, Mall Grab. (DJMag)
  • Critical Music turns 15 at Electric Brixton. (DT)
  • Elrow will host a stage at Tomorrowland this year, running over two consecutive Fridays, 21 and 28 July. (DJMag)
  • Following confusion that Glastonbury festival was moving and changing name, Emily Eavis tweeted "We're still planning an event in the future at a different location - which we are calling Variety Bazaar. But Glastonbury Festival will always be called Glastonbury and will remain at Worthy Farm!”. (Billboard, earlier Guardian story) The Variety Bazaar and is set to take place near the Midlands in 2019.
  • London's Lambeth council and Wandsworth council are at loggerheads over Clapham Common’s South West Four Festival, which locals complain will ruin their bank holiday with three days of “thumping bass music”. (Standard)
  • Electric Daisy Carnival UK 2017 has been cancelled. (Billboard) A statement from Pasquale Rotella, founder of Insomniac Events notes that "plans to grow and improve the festival at Milton Keynes have not developed as I had hoped”.
  • Where Japan’s club culture needs to go in 2017. (Japan Times)
  • Is anywhere safe to party anymore? (Pulse - Jemayel Khawaja)
  • Caught in a web of gentrification, police crackdowns, and dangerous drugs, the UK capital’s once-thriving nightlife scene is in serious jeopardy. (Pitchfork)
  • Annie Mac's new club culture documentary, titled Who Killed The Night?, explores the constant controversies circling around nightlife over the past decade. (Mixmag) Watch on BBC iPlayer here
  • London club XOYO has revealed the line-up details for its run of XOYO Loves Saturday night parties from January 21 - April 1 featuring Magda, Skream and Pangaea. (Mixmag)
  • Renowned nightlife spot from Singapore, Ce La Vi, is set to expand its operations in Kuala Lumpur later this year. (Pulse)
  • Munich venue Die Registratur shuts after long-running disputes with neighbours. (RA)
  • Pure Carl Cox Ibiza 2017 rumoured to be held at Vista Club, Privilege’s 2000-capacity sister venue. (DJMag)
  • The Nighttime Industries Association and Sankeys have joined together to launch the Campaign #DoYouWannaSankeys, which aims to open more clubs around the UK. (DT)
  • Thump’s 12 most anticipated albums of 2017.
  • Diplo's 12 albums that inspired him. (Billboard)
  • 11 essential dance music books. (Pulse)
  • Ellen Allien delivers her five classic '90s techno records. (Fabric blog)
  • In Session: Tessela. (Mixmag)
  • Why it's great everybody wants to be a DJ. (Pulse)
  • Kelly Lee Owens’ techno daydreams. (Pitchfork)
  • In the seat belt with Cab Drivers. (Fabric Blog)
  • Emily Warren talks working with The Chainsmokers, singing on Paris. (Billboard)
  • In conversation with: Prosumer. (RA)
  • Real Talk: Rebekah on the ego, the self, and the music. (Xlr8r)
  • In conversation with: Ruede Hagelstein. (DT)
  • Alex Arnout discusses 10 years of Dogmatik. (DT)
  • Unedited transcript of Mark Fisher's interview with Underground Resistance's Mike Banks, which formed the basis of November 2007 issue's cover feature. (Wire)
  • Adam Bravin: The man who DJs for Obama, Stevie Wonder and Madonna. (Ozy)
  • Ultra Europe Festival in Croatia is the greatest Electronic Dance Music gathering, says Lee Walpole. (Sun)
  • Andrew Ryce meets the woman fusing R&B, virtual reality and underground dance music into some of the most adventurous pop around: Dawn Richard. (RA)
  • Turkish producer Mahmut Orhan talks hit single Feel and signing with Ultra Records. (Billboard)
  • The BPM Festival Interview: Coyu. (DeepHouseAmsterdam)
  • Between Worlds: How field recordings can challenge our perceptions of electronic music. (Thump)
  • From Russia With Love: Meet Moscow's Wax Ninja Records - purveyors of fine house music. (Magnetic mag)
  • Commix discusses his drum & bass renaissance. (Fabric blog)
  • How Jack Your Body began house music's squelching electronic revolution. (Guardian2 - Jude Rogers)
  • Interview: Taped Artifact label boss Kevin Arnemann is ending 2016 on a climax with the launch of his brand new live set. (DeepHouseAmsterdam)
  • No Rules: How Daft Punk's Homework changed dance music forever. (Mixmag)
  • Clone Records celebrates 25 years with Return Of The Future tour. (RA)
  • Lenzman explores 'Earth Tones' on new EP. (Mixmag)
  • Derrick May’s classic 1987 release Strings Of Life is set to be reissued on vinyl through the influential Detroit artist’s Transmat label. (Mixmag)
  • Hannah Wants has roped in fellow party-starters My Nu Leng, Shadow Child, Mak & Pasteman and more for her upcoming PLAY tour. (Mixmag)
  • Skrillex releases Make War, first song with from First To Last in 10 years. (Billboard)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto is releasing a new album in 2017. (RA)
  • The Berlin-based house producer Arnaldo has started a label, Naturist Recordings. (RA)
  • Dan Ghenacia and The Martinez Brothers have hooked up for a new release. (Mixmag)
  • Berlin-based DJ and producer Shanti Celeste has shared details of the first EP on her new label Peach Discs. (Mixmag)
  • Techno vanguard Shed announces new album, The Final Experiment. (Fact)
  • Mr C is releasing a new album in April. (RA)
  • Markus Suckut reveals details of second album, Resist. (RA)
  • Chaos In The CBD start record label, In Dust We Trust. (RA)
  • Moscoman announces new label, Treisar. (RA)
  • Listen to the last-ever recorded set from the legend, Frankie Knuckles. (Mixmag)
  • David Rodigan MBE has announced he is releasing an autobiography covering his 40 years DJing reggae. (Mixmag)
  • UK DJ Ben Pearce will be one of five participants on a Mental Health In Music panel at London's The Pickle Factory on January 24. (RA)
  • Andy C says London’s nightclubs are of “huge cultural significance” and need to be better understood by the authorities. (Standard)
  • William Onyeabor, enigmatic Nigerian synth-funk pioneer, dies aged 70. (Fact)
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