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Cherry Bomb
Maya Jane Coles
I/AM/ME via Skint
We previewed it on last week's show, it comes from her brand new EP with some very slinky music; this is Maya Jane Coles with my favourite track from this collection, Cherry Bomb. Enjoy this week's Essential New Tune from the MJC.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 34:20 mins here.
Label: I/AM/ME via Skint
Management: Steven Braines & Sophia Kearney, The Weird And The Wonderful
Publishing: Nyan King Music Inc / EMI Music Publishing 2017
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19 May 2017
  • Ultra Music Festival is embroiled in a legal battle with a Croatian promoter, which licenses the brand for the annual event in Split. Adria MM accuse Ultra of making outrageous demands and blocking them from social media, while Ultra claim the Croatian promoter breached its contract and more. (MNT)
  • Just before IMS conference kicks off, Mixmag will host a pre-party at Pacha to lead into the season with a night of musical gold. Bicep, Honey Dijon, Mall Grab and Anna Wall are locked in to perform and promise some of the freshest house music you'll hear all summer. The party takes place on Tuesday night, May 23, running from just before midnight through to 7am the following morning. For guestlist please contact Daisy with Mixmag x Ibiza in the subject header
  • Music market development agency Sound Diplomacy has called for every country in the world to establish a music export initiative. (IQ)
  • The Vinyl Festival is a new two-day event set to take place at London’s Printworks venue on 23-24 September. (VinylFactory)
  • Detroit Electronic Music Camp announced for May with Juan Atkins, DJ Minx. (RA)
  • The BBC is to host an event for aspiring artists and musicians at London’s Excel this October. BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify will be held over three days and will feature masterclasses, recording workshops and talks. (BBC) Radio DJs Annie Mac and MistaJam are part of the event.
  • IMS Ibiza has announced its full and final schedule for the 10th anniversary event taking place this May 24-26. (Pulse) Highlights include The Definitive Digital Ecosystem Discussion featuring representatives from Spotify, Facebook, Deezer, Best Practise Masterclasses from Spotify and Facebook, plus keynotes from The Black Madonna, Bernard Sumner and Dixon.
  • Synthesist and composer Suzanne Ciani has been named the recipient of 2017’s Moog Innovation Award. (Fact)
  • Pioneering Frankfurt DJ and producer Heiko MSO dies. (RA)
  • Dubspot, a global music school focused on DJ and production, has come under fire for scamming its paying students. (Mixmag)
  • Due to major renovations at its old HQ, Felix Meritis, this October ADE will relocate to the DeLaMar Theater in the heart of Amsterdam. (Mixmag)
  • Timestep, the Devon based company that custom fits Technics decks and other hi-fi gear, have modified Technics’ SL 1210GR turntable. (DJMag)
  • Moog unveils SUBSEQUENT 37 CV limited edition analogue synth. (Mixmag)
  • Traxsource launches rebranded new site with upgraded functionality and brand new features.
  • Hype Machine, the influential music-discovery site,  has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the aim of keeping it running and to help develop new features.
  • Carl Cox has enlisted Pan-Pot, Darren Emerson and Jon Rundell as support for NYC's Governors Island event. (Mixmag)
  • Holy Ship! has announced a back-to-back set of dates in January 2018. (Billboard)
  • Japanese festival Labyrinth has announced that it will be reducing its capacity in 2017 in the pursuit of “a more intimate experience”. (Mixmag)
  • Miami’s III Points announces The XX, Gorillaz, The Black Madonna and more for 2017. (Mixmag)
  • Seattle's Decibel Festival announces plans to launch in Los Angeles. (Pulse)
  • Kiev club Closer starts new festival for 2017, Brave! Factory. (RA)
  • China’s leading EDM festival Storm is expanding to Taiwan and Australia. (Billboard)
  • Ultra Europe, held in Croatia, brings on Carl Cox, Nic Fanciulli b2b Eats Everything, Nicole Moudaber. (Mixmag)
  • Ultra Music Festival has announced its most recent expansion, which sees the party brand heading to Mexico for a two-day party October 6-7. (Mixmag)
  • Detroit techno pioneer "Mad" Mike Banks is linking with industry veteran and nightclub owner Dimitri Hegemann to collaborate on a two-day event focusing on the unique relationship between Detroit and Berlin. (Mixmag)
  • Five lies In YouTube’s spin on Content ID. (MTP)
  • How the internet financially kills musicians and other artists. (WashingtonPost)
  • Streaming services aren't paying artists enough, says Spotify's global head of creator services, Troy Carter. (RA)
  • Does house have the "exact same formula as EDM" right now? (Pulse)
  • Jamie Jones returns Paradise to DC-10 with The Martinez Bros, Tale Of Us, Nicole Moudaber. (Mixmag)
  • Luciano & Friends return to Destino Ibiza in 2017. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • tINI returns to Underground with seven dates in Ibiza this season. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • Black Coffee unveils line-ups for Hï Ibiza residency including Antal, Peggy Gou, Maya Jane Coles, Larry Heard and more. (Mixmag)
  • fabric’s Room Three is set to re-open with tINI, Zenker Brothers and Slam on the line-up this June. (Mixmag)
  • Why Privilege Ibiza will have its biggest season in years. (Pulse)
  • Los Angeles venue Complex closes. (RA)
  • Harangue the DJ: Busy P. (Guardian Guide)
  • How we made… Leftfield’s Leftism. (Guardian2)
  • Meet Berlin techno trio FJAAK. (Fabric)
  • 10 acts who will blow your mind at Sónar 2017. (Mixmag)
  • Simon Reynolds meets Jlin: 'I got part of my ideology from Coco Chanel’. (Guardian)
  • Ten questions for Sven Väth. (Skinny)
  • Before Chunda Munki embarks on his tour of South Africa, he discusses his incredible journey to the top of the South African bass house scene. (Pulse)
  • The 12 best B2B combos of all time. (Pulse)
  • What does DJ Khaled actually do? (Pigs&Planes)
  • 82-year-old grandma, DJ Sumiko has a story that is stranger than fiction. (Thump)
  • Trainspotting a DJ’s tracks: is it lazy or legit? (DJTechTools)
  • Video: A history of sampling w/ Chris Read [WhoSampled] at Point Blank London. (YouTube)
  • High times in the Highlands: Exploring the outer reaches of Scotland's music scene. (Mixmag)
  • Block9’s NYC Downlow might just be the best festival arena on the planet. (Mixmag)
  • It's a London ting - Chatting UKG with garage legend Marc Cotterell. (Traxsource)
  • Get to know Cakes Da Killa, the rapper mixing energetic wordplay with club culture. (Mixmag)
  • Plus Eight Equity partners, Richie Hawtin, Pete Tong and Ben Turner, talk 'pushing the bounds' of electronic music through investment. (Billboard)
  • Busy P talks Ed Banger's past, present & future, shares Ed Rec 100 compilation. (Billboard)
  • Joe Seaton, the DJ and producer better known as Call Super, examines the Brexit's consequences for club culture, and explains how to get involved. (RA)
  • The art of DJing: Anthony Parasole. (RA)
  • Arca, Deadboy and Mr Mitch: the new wave of beat-makers becoming pop stars. (Guardian - Adam Bychawski)
  • Techno pioneer Richie Hawtin opens up about his CLOSE live show. (DJMag)
  • The underrated art of the pub DJ. (Mixmag)
  • The sample legacy of Computer World, Kraftwerk’s most influential album. (VinylFactory)
  • Wighnomy Brothers announce first festival shows since 2009. (RA)
  • Len Faki launches two new labels, Figure Jams and LF RMX. (RA)
  • Terrence Parker lines up GOD Loves Detroit album on Planet E. (RA)
  • Batu debuts on Hessle Audio with Marius. (Mixmag)
  • Electronic pioneer Raymond Scott’s unreleased music collected on new 3LP set. (Fact)
  • Kate Simko set to debut her London Electronic Orchestra project in the US. (Mixmag)
  • Dubfire announces 42-track retrospective. (RA)
  • Deadmau5 pulls together 500 techno-inspired mau5trap tunes for a 46-hour long playlist. (Mixmag
  • Mathew Jonson, Tale Of Us & Ovend feature on next Afterlife compilation. (RA)
  • Flying Lotus releases new track Night Grows Pale. (Fact)
  • A campaign has been launched to get Robert Miles’ 1995 hit Children back in the charts again. (Fact)
  • German techno pioneers DAF reissue four albums in DAS IST DAF boxset. (Fact)
  • Two bleep techno rarities from 1991 “rebuilt” from scratch for new 12″. (Fact)
  • We Play House drops 10th anniversary compilations. (Mixmag)
  • Marcel Dettmann set to curate next Dekmantel Selectors compilation. (Mixmag)
  • DJ Gregory announces The Point G Experience album. (RA)
  • Jean-Michel Jarre on French presidential election: 'we got it right and we didn't get extreme right’. (Billboard)
  • Ninja Tune's Big Dada to celebrate 20 years with new music from Zomby, Hype Williams. (RA)
  • Leftfield - O2 Academy Brixton, London (Times2 - 4* Lisa Verrico)
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