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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Cold Heart
17 Steps
This track marks the return of Dusky on their own label, 17 Steps. As you'd expect from the boys, there are some old warehouse flavours seeping through to the surface on this one, great use of the Korg M1 as well. Check it out, Cold Heart is this week's Essential New Tune.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:50 mins here.
Label: 17 Steps
Management: Allan McGrath, Involved Management
Radio: Clair Gill, Involved Management
Online: Angelica Golten, Tailored Communication
Live: Tom SchroederLucy Putman, Coda Agency
09 Jun 2017
  • Everfest, a global festival search engine and calendar, has raised $3.6m in a funding round co-led by Live Nation Entertainment and ATX Seed Ventures. (HypebotIQ)
  • Stephen Bryan is joining YouTube as Head Of Label Relations. (Hypebot) He was previously SoundCloud’s Chief Content Officer.
  • Sponsored post: Ibiza Rocks, the famed brand that brought a bit of rock 'n’ roll to Ibiza, have upgraded to VOID's new Arcline system. "Void provides a cool credible system and we knew them as probably the most respected new player in the dance world. When we found out they had launched a new high end touring system, suitable for live and club, we were naturally drawn to working with them.” - Andy McKay - CEO and Founder of Ibiza Rocks Group. 
  • Following the death of 36 people at the Oakland DIY art space Ghost Ship last December, two arrests have been made on charges of 36 counts of manslaughter. (Mixmag)
  • UK health experts have recommended that drug testing at festivals should become “standard” to protect attendees. (Mixmag)
  • Ableton acquires Cycling '74, maker of music software Max. (RA)
  • NI adds five new synth modules to Reaktor Blocks. (Fact)
  • Eurorack favourite 4ms joins Softube’s virtual modular system. (Fact)
  • Elektron Digitakt review: A classic drum machine in the making. (Fact)
  • Have Denon DJ ushered in a new era for DJs with their four new products? (DJMag)
  • Apple Music hits 27m subscribers, up from 20m last December. (Billboard)
  • Hacking SoundCloud: creating an interactive track. (HayWirez)
  • Wired meets the tech team behind Eric Prydz's latest show to find out how they put on such a visually striking performance.
  • All Day I Dream reveals Summer of Love World Tour dates. (Mixmag)
  • HYTE NYC announces Movement hosted stage for Governors Island event in New York. (Mixmag)
  • Jackmaster, Carl Cox, Cassy play The Social Festival 2017 taking place in Kent County Showgrounds this September. (RA)
  • Carl Cox, Sasha & Digweed, Seth Troxler to play Ultra Japan. (Mixmag)
  • Jamie xx, Palms Trax, Lena Willikens play The Beat Hotel at Glastonbury 2017. (RA)
  • The effect of festivals on music streaming. (Aloompa)
  • Blockchain could help musicians make money again. (HBR - Imogen Heap)
  • Breaking a music artist in America in 2017. (MusicAlly)
  • 'We need fair representation': the rise of female-led record labels. (Guardian)
  • Dancing In The Dark: is club photography really necessary? (Mixmag)
  • Why dance music should be taken seriously: lessons from Ibiza’s 10th International Music Summit. (InTheMix)
  • Jamie Jones reveals line-ups for 2017 Paradise season, Wednesdays at DC-10 Ibiza. (DT)
  • East London club XOYO is heading to Pikes Ibiza for four dates this July. (Thump)
  • Joseph Capriati is to play all night at Hï Ibiza on his birthday, July 27. (Mixmag)
  • DJ Koze, Guy Gerber play Bedouin's Saga residency at Heart Ibiza. (RA)
  • London nightclub fabric is giving fans the chance to win free entry for life by naming their new office cat. (Mixmag)
  • On June 10, Ministry of Sound Club will launch at Sydney venue ivy — where it will run every Saturday night, bringing in a different world class line-ups each week. (InTheMix)
  • De School in Amsterdam brings back last-minute line-ups for summer. (RA)
  • World renowned Leipzig club Institut für Zukunft has been issued a curfew that will force the venue to shut down between 5am and 6am. (Mixmag)
  • A new 150-capacity techno club with a 24-hour license called Het Magazijn is opening in The Hague in Holland in July. (Mixmag)
  • London club Studio 338, which suffered hefty fire damage last August, is ready to reopen this summer. (Mixmag)
  • 20 Questions: Robag Wruhme. (XLR8R)
  • 13 influential LPs that shaped modular synth legend Suzanne Ciani. (ElectronicBeats)
  • 25 historic nightclubs that shaped German club culture. (ElectronicBeats)
  • 13 influential LPs that shaped modular synth legend Suzanne Ciani. (ElectronicBeats)
  • Festival Guide 2017: rest of the world. (DJMag)
  • Festival Chat: wAFF at We Are FSTVL. (DT)
  • Festival Chat: Steve Lawler at We Are FSTVL. (DT)
  • A potted history of Joy Orbison. (FabricLondon)
  • Playing Favourites: Mr Bongo. (RA)
  • Hi-Five: Shanti Celeste. (XLR8R)
  • In-depth with Dark Sky. (DT)
  • Interview: Warp Records stalwart, Clark. (MagneticMag)
  • Harangue the DJ: Ikonika. (Guardian)
  • Re-rewind! The odd tale of how UK garage legends Artful Dodger became Original Dodger. (Guardian)
  • The Night Ibiza Was Born, extract from The Acid House by Alfredo. (Ibizan)
  • Defected boss Simon Dunmore discusses Glitterbox’s beginnings, what’s in store for the season, what makes the party so special, and a few of his favourite memories. (Pulse)
  • New Order’s Bernard Sumner comments on the Manchester bombing and recording Technique during a keynote discussion at the International Music Summit Ibiza. (CoS)
  • Lee Burridge talks ‘spiritual botox’ and growing his culture ahead of new All Day I Dream tour. (DA)
  • The Family That Raves Together, Stays Together: Kevin Saunderson and his sons Dantiez and DaMarii are Detroit techno's first family. (Thump)
  • Travel advice from Diplo, who takes 320 flights a year. (GQ)
  • Andy Kayll and Rich Walsh: the duo behind the phenomenal sound at Ibiza's DC-10. (Mixmag)
  • Oakland artists after Ghost Ship fire: 'We knew things would never be the same’. (Guardian)
  • ‘Techno trance for tiny ears’: taking your newborn to a rave. (Guardian)
  • Dimitri From Paris delves into his '90s garage house selection. (Mixmag)
  • “It’s a psychological overload”: Weirdcore on creating Aphex Twin’s live visuals. (ItsNiceThat)
  • Politics and dance music are intertwined and there's nothing you can do about it. (Mixmag)
  • Looking back at Labyrinth, the east London rave that still lives long in the memory. (Thump)
  • Phil Mison's keeping his Balearic spirit alive, a quarter of a century on. (Thump)
  • Duke Dumont and Gorgon City talk about their new collaboration which is set to be a summer smash. (Sun)
  • Technology must be accessible to the next generation of artists, Ableton co-founder Gerard Behles says. (Thump)
  • Laurel Halo’s surreal, complex third album once again proves she's onto something far more special. (Mixmag)
  • Martin Solveig: “Evolving is not a prerequisite, it’s something you go with”. (Pulse)
  • Kornél Kovács on why raving is an inherently anti-fascist movement. (Fact)
  • Get to know Niña Dioz, the Mexican rapper on the cusp of international recognition. (Mixmag)
  • Maceo Plex's Mosaic is bringing something different to Ibiza. (Mixmag)
  • “I’m having more fun than ever”: the emancipation and diversification of Move D. (StampTheWax)
  • New face, fresh style: Michael Blume talks queer identity & just wanting 'to feel different’. (Billboard)
  • This mayoral candidate wants to heal Detroit with afrofuturism and techno. (Thump)
  • [video] IMS Ibiza 2017 looked at balancing the ratio in gender in electronic music. (DT)
  • A damn good chat with the incomparable DJ Harvey. (InTheMix)
  • “Furious and uncompromising”: the enduring live power of Richie Hawtin. (InTheMix)
  • Kölsch is heading to the White Isle as one of this summer's biggest stars, says Ralph Moore. (Mixmag)
  • !K7's world renowned DJ Kicks has just announced DJ Tennis as its next curator. (Mixmag)
  • Dusky announces four-track Cold Heart EP. (Mixmag)
  • Dekmantel's 10th year 12" series continues with Palms Trax and more. (Mixmag)
  • Barely Legal presents new label Pretty Weird, with first release from Near. (Mixmag)
  • Nic Fanciulli announces debut album, My Heart. (RA)
  • Black Asteroid reveals debut album, Thrust. (RA)
  • Brian Eno, Flying Lotus and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith to release Adult Swim Singles. (RA)
  • Louie Vega remixes Amp Fiddler on new Mahogani Music 12-inch. (RA)
  • Pessimist bridges D&B and techno on debut LP for Blackest Ever Black. (Fact)
  • Pete Tong is to bring his Ibiza Classics show to the Hollywood Bowl. (DA)
  • Nina Kraviz has announced her first full solo EP on трип, Pochuvstvui, to be released July 7. (Mixmag)
  • A-Trak announces first annual Goldie Awards hosted by Dave East. (Billboard)
  • New Copenhagen techno label, Kontakt Records, set to launch. (RA)
  • Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter produced Arcade Fire's latest album. (Mixmag)
  • GRiZ comes out publicly as gay and discusses early struggles in touching HuffPo op-ed. (Mixmag)
  • Warp Records releases new Aphex Twin record at London's Field Day festival. (RA)
  • Calvin Harris is giving away free copies of his unreleased LP to fans who buy tickets to his Las Vegas shows. (Billboard)
  • DJs urge young people to vote in UK election. (DJMag)
  • Dominator, the young producer who'd made waves in the jump-up D&B scene over the past few years, has died. (DJMag)
  • Record of the Day’s Music Editor Lee Thompson will leave in August to go travelling for a year, but may return in some capacity. A new Music Editor is now being sought. (RotD)
  • Depeche Mode - London Stadium (Standard - 4* Andre Paine, Times2 - 3* Stephen Dalton)
  • V/A Field Day - Victoria Park, London (iNews - 4* Ben Walsh, Times2 - 4* Stephen Dalton)
  • Primavera Sound - Barcelona (Thump)
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