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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Deadly Valentine
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Ed Banger/Because Music
We’re going to take a bit of a left turn for this one and showcase something very French on the legendary Ed Banger label. It’s produced and put together by the highly talented Sebastian, and comes from none other than Charlotte Gainsbourg, daughter of the legendary Serge Gainsbourg. This is her new single, it’s called Deadly Valentine, I hope you love it as much as I do.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 36:00 mins here.
Label: Because Music
RadioMartin Cook, Your Army
TV: Amy Collins, Your Army
Online: Rob Kerford, Sonic PR
06 Oct 2017
  • Chor Ng, the owner of the Ghost Ship warehouse which burned at a 100% Silk showcase in Oakland last December, killing 36, will receive a $3 million insurance payout for the building. (RA)
  • ADE completes 2017 program with Philip Glass, Ellen Alien, Shanti Celeste. (PulseUnderworld have also been announced to make a keynote speech at the event. (RotD)
  • IMS has partnered with Deeper Sounds to present IMS keynotes on all British Airways in-flight audio entertainment. (IMS)
  • Pasquale Rotella, Chief Executive of Insomniac, has agreed to settle a civil lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, resulting in a payment of $3.5 million to the government agency. (LATimes) The case saw two longtime stadium managers accused by the government of enriching themselves through “corrupt efforts” while two rave companies were allowed to underpay the Coliseum.
  • Sample Magic release new sequencer instrument, Klip. (DJMag)
  • Mutable Instruments modules turned into free Max For Live devices. (Fact)
  • Bowers & Wilkins release wireless, noise-cancelling headphones. (RA)
  • Discogs, the crowdsourced online music marketplace popular among vinyl collectors, has surpassed nine million releases on the site. (Billboard)
  • SoundCloud has added a new stat tracker for creators which allows users to see who's posting their tracks in playlists and the plays they're generating. (SoundCloud)
  • Your Paradise Fiji announces phase 2 lineup for the world’s most remote festival. (DA)
  • Music On Amnesia announces closing party with Stacey Pullen, Miss Kittin and more. (Fact)
  • Croatia's Soundwave confirm first acts for last ever festival including Romare, Jordan Rakei, Submotion Orchestra and Horse Meat Disco. (Skiddle)
  • Awakenings announces New Year's celebrations. (DT)
  • Australia's Pitch announces full 2018 line-up including Seth Troxler, Floating Points, Motor City Drum Ensemble and more. (Mixmag)
  • London's Junction 2 festival has announced next year's event will take place on June 9. (Mixmag)
  • Miami police reassess Ultra Music Festival security after Las Vegas shooting. (Billboard)
  • More than three quarters of British festivalgoers consider their festival experiences to provide good value for money, reveals a new survey of spending habits. (IQ)
  • Oppose the developers: London is fighting to protect its LGBTQ+ clubs. (Mixmag)
  • Five things we learnt about breaking into dance music from DJ Mag and PRS for Music’s new series of talks. (M)
  • Watch: Ballantine’s x Boiler Room The Future of Sound panel. (XLR8R)
  • IMS Asia-Pacific releases 2017 aftermovie. (YouTube)
  • Nielsen has compiled the Asia Pacific Dance Music Study: a snapshot study of consumer interaction with music in the APAC region. (IMS)
  • China has seen explosive growth of 45.2% in electronic/ dance music listeners, according to the 2016-2017 China Electronic Music Market Research Report presented at IMS Asia-Pacific. (Hypebot, BusinessInsider)
  • In Conversation With…Phil Weeks. (DT)
  • Promoter Focus: On The 5th Day. (DJMag)
  • 30 years in the game: 10 killer cuts from Laurent Garnier. (DT)
  • Label of the month: Posh Isolation. (RA)
  • Eight moments that defined Swedish House Mafia. (DJMag)
  • Diggers Directory: Project 95. (StampTheWax)
  • Harangue the DJ: Kölsch. (Guardian)
  • The summer afternoon I shared a dining table with Kraftwerk (Observer - John Rutledge, Goldie Lookin Chain)
  • Ahead of his headline date at Ultra Brazil, Nic Fanciulli discusses his debut album, My Heart, an LP that draws from 20 years of influences and came together over a decade of work. (Pulse)
  • Gorgon City talk new music, DJ sets, and club culture. (DA)
  • Getting to know Ellum: Maceo Plex’s forward-thinking underground label. (DA)
  • Party Favor talks playing for various cultures, favourite song, and upcoming EP. (MagneticMag)
  • “We are out on the road as most bands do, no frills and demands like DJ’s do, pile the stuff in a van and get out there and rock it” – Way Out West. (Decoded)
  • “That’s my niche in Berlin, there I feel comfortable with my music and the crowd’s feedback always proves me right” – Matthias Meyer. (Decoded)
  • Prok & Fitch reveal their inner workings, how they met and about the way they work in the booth. (DHA)
  • Einmusik discussed how the new LP came together, his inspiration behind it, and also how he is going to go about celebrating the 10 year anniversary of his label. (DHA)
  • Do Androids Dream Of Electronic Beats? How Blade Runner impacted electronic music. (Fact)
  • Mark Smith profiles Bristol producer Pessimist, who's achieved a singular union between techno and drum & bass. (RA)
  • One of New York's rising talents, Photay, talks inspirations and processes behind his latest LP. (XLR8R)
  • A life in music: Arthur Russell, the disco cellist in a world of echo. (Guardian)
  • DJ Awards chat: Luciano, Dennis Cruz, Bontan, Abel Ortiz & more. (DT)
  • Fabich shares genre-hopping mix, talks collaborations and upcoming music. (MagneticMag)
  • Discwoman: Power In Numbers. (Crack)
  • Get to know Walker & Royce, the duo making thumping house music for Dirtybird. (Mixmag)
  • GEM is Georgia's wonderful and insane 32-day marathon festival. (Mixmag)
  • DJ Deep speaks about the importance of understanding the roots of dance music in order to be able to expand on the styles that have existed for decades. (Truants)
  • Bicep's remarkable rise to stardom. (Mixmag)
  • Mysterious house producer Grant announces double-album Perception. (Fact)
  • Hyperdub presents compilation of early Japanese video game music. (RA)
  • Underworld are headlining Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum on October 20. (Mixmag)
  • Helena Hauff's next EP, Have You Been There, Have You Seen It, coming on Ninja Tune. (RA)
  • The Orb mixes 20 Years of Shitkatapult. (RA)
  • Solomun +1 announces US debut with Âme in NYC. (Billboard)
  • The Hacker to release analog album, Le Théâtre des Opérations, on Dark Entries. (RA)
  • Scuba revisits SCB alias on new EP, Below The Line. (RA)
  • Above & Beyond’s Anjunabeats label is at the helm of Beatport’s next Beats In School competition, offering aspiring DJs an opportunity to be mentored by leaders of the industry. (Mixmag)
  • Gorgon City have launched their very own label REALM with the single Primal Call. (Mixmag)
  • Actress will a play his first set in Ibiza as a one-off intimate show for Cosmic Pineapple at Pikes. (Mixmag)
  • ​Basement 5 announces reissue of debut material 1965-1980 and In Dub. (Mixmag)
  • Kompakt announces Pop Ambient 2018. (RA)
  • Fatboy Slim has announced a huge London headline show at Alexandra Palace in February. (Mixmag)
  • ​Caribou’s Dan Snaith announces new Daphni album Joli Mai. (Mixmag)
  • 12-year-old DJ Rena has set the record for youngest DMC World Champion. (Mixmag)
  • ​Nina Kraviz's bag of music and personal items is missing following The Social Festival. (Mixmag)
  • Influential drum 'n' bass producer Apex has passed away. (Mixmag) The industry mourns. (Billboard)
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