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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Roll Back (feat. Lil Silva)
George FitzGerald
We previewed this on last week's show but I really believe it deserves the full acknowledgement. It's taken from his forthcoming (March 9) album, All That Must Be, which features collaborations with Bonobo and Tracey Thorn but also includes last year's massive single Burns, we are of course talking about George Fitzgerald. This new track features the voice of Lil Silva and it is sublime, the great accompanying video is a bit of a take on the Tom Hardy movie Locke, this is Roll Back, enjoy. 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:20 mins here.
Label: Domino
Management: Adam Moujahid + Graeme Stewart, Stealth Management 
Publishing: Domino Publishing 
Radio: Joe Dodson + Andy Park, Allears Music, Gillian Fleet, Domino
TV: Gillian Fleet, Domino
Online: Sam Williams, Domino
Live: Brendan Long + Nick Cave, WME Entertainment
09 Feb 2018
  • Ibiza City Council has banned Airbnb and other holiday home rentals in the island's capital ahead of the summer season. (Sun)
  • UK duo Above & Beyond hit No. 3 on the Billboard chart this week with Common Ground. (Forbes) The trance album begins with an impressive 64,000 equivalent units. Before this they had only charted one Top 40 album in the U.S.
  • Ableton Live 10 is officially out. (DA)
  • Behringer’s semi-modular Neutron synth due in April for $299. (Fact)
  • Native Instruments introduce new FX plugin series. (DJMag)
  • Output’s latest plugin lets you make unusual brass and wind hybrids. (Fact)
  • Spinnin’ celebrates 20m YouTube subscribers with a look back at their best videos. (YourEDM)
  • YouTube Go, a mobile version of YouTube built for emerging markets with features like offline viewing and nearby sharing, has expanded to over 130 countries worldwide. (TechCrunch)
  • Spotify is adding credits for songwriters and producers to songs on its service. (Spotify, Billboard, TechCrunch) For now, they'll only appear within its desktop app.
  • Gareth Emery launches Choon, a disruptive blockchain-based music streaming service that directs 80% of revenue to artists ‘We’re committed to radical transparency’. (RotD)
  • Kraftwerk among acts announced for Dimensions Festival 2018. (RA)
  • Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer and Honey Dijon are heading to Parklife this June. (Mixmag)
  • Catz 'N Dogz have founded an eco-friendly festival featuring Berghain's residents. (Mixmag)
  • Australia's Pitch completes 2018 line-up with huge round of locals including CC:DISCO!, Otologic, Prequel and more. (Mixmag)
  • Tomorrowland unveils major line-up additions with Underworld, Rødhåd b2b Âme. (Mixmag)
  • Indonesia’s Air Festival moves to Bali with Fred P, Rampa and more. (Mixmag)
  • DGTL São Paulo announces 2018 line-up featuring Ben Klock, Honey Dijon, Daniel Avery and more. (RA)
  • Moodymann, Underground Resistance, Peggy Gou billed for Albania's new Kala festival. (RA)
  • Arcadia's London event will feature Sven Vӓ​th, Eats Everything and a brand new 360° venue. (Mixmag)
  • Calibre, Loyle Carner and Josey Rebelle complete Soundwave 2018 line-up. (Mixmag)
  • Victorious Festival, Portsmouth, has locked in The Prodigy for an exclusive UK festival appearance this summer. (Mixmag)
  • Seth Troxler, Jayda G and Gerd Janson to plays Scotland’s Sulta Selects: FLY Open Air. (Mixmag
  • Black Coffee, Hot Since 82 and more are playing at Dutch festival Free Your Mind. (Mixmag)
  • Drumcode's pulled in huge house and techno names for its debut festival. (Mixmag)
  • Kraftwerk are taking a very special 3-D show to Dimensions Festival. (Mixmag)
  • Madrid's Mad Cool Festival announces Richie Hawtin's CLOSE live show and Maya Jane Coles. (Mixmag)
  • Peggy Gou, Sven Väth and Richie Hawtin confirmed for Sonus 2018. (Mixmag)
  • Dirtybird Campout East in St. Cloud, Fla., was shut down for a few hours last week, following noise complaints. (Billboard)
  • Tomorrowland 2018 sells out two weekends of tickets in one hour. (Billboard)
  • Bestival shows up male-dominated festivals with female line-up including electronic DJs such as Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte and Nastia. (BBC)
  • How electronic dance music took over the world. (Spectator - Annie Nightingale)
  • This is how EDM is reviving the music industry. Or, “on how women and rhythm and blues have saved the day". (Medium - Marcus K Dowling)
  • Music Minds Matter: New helpline aims to lend an ear to musicians in need. (Independent)
  • Slaves to the algorithm: how Facebook is throttling underground culture. (Quietus)
  • Which DJs could carry a Super Bowl halftime show? (DA)
  • What are the larger implications of The Grammys steep ratings drop? (DA)
  • Elrow Bookings Director Victor De La Serna discusses what the global clubbing super power has in store for this season. (IbizaVoice)
  • Sunil Sharpe says ’It's laughable what we have here' in Dublin as DJs and venue owners call for longer licensing hours. (Journal)
  • Panorama’s line-up is proof mainstream festivals can get electronic music right. (Fact)
  • The Secret DJ on walking the fine line between cool and commercial. (Mixmag)
  • SoundCloud has grown to become an integral part of the world of digital music. Once expected to surpass a billion dollars in value, however, the service's future has now become uncertain. (Hypebot)
  • Meet the women running one of electronic music's biggest labels: Dirtybird. (Forbes)
  • Women's Audio Mission: Addressing the gender imbalance in pro audio. (AudioMedia)
  • Kylie Minogue is playing live at Berghain. (RA)
  • Glasgow's The Arches being turned into coffee shop. (MagneticMag)
  • Eric Prydz is set to return to Hï Ibiza for summer 2018. (DJMag)
  • Cafe Mambo announces the arrival of its own radio station. (Decoded)
  • Cocoon Ibiza will move from Amnesia to Pacha this season. (Mixmag)
  • Black Coffee is returning to Hï Ibiza for a residency. (Mixmag)
  • Paris Hilton has ended her residency at Amnesia in Ibiza. (Mixmag)
  • An Historic England campaign entitled A History of England in 100 Places has included the Manchester club Haçienda, the 100 Club in London, Abbey Road Studios and more. (Guardian)
  • Musician, songwriter, DJ, and producer Duke Dumont has signed a worldwide agreement with Kobalt including publishing administration for his future works and his share of Katy Perry’s hit, Swish Swish. (RotD)
  • Five classic sets: Sven Väth. (DHA)
  • Five MCs to watch out for in 2018 according to P Money. (Fabric)
  • 10 of Sven Väth's best throwback tracks. (Pulse)
  • Breaking Through: Rian Treanor. (RA)
  • In Conversation with…Fritz Kalkbrenner. (DT)
  • Ambient music at 40: Lawrence English examines the future of a drifting genre. (Fact)
  • David Van Koevering and the Island of Electronicus. (Redbull)
  • Annie Mac on why live music is still so lacking in women, and her first AMP Sounds festival. (Grazia)
  • The art of being self-made: a conversation with Steve Aoki. (Forbes)
  • What on earth is deconstructed club music? (Redbull)
  • Nick Monaco dismantles dance music’s heteronormativity one lipstick at a time. (Nylon)
  • After 20 years out of the game, hardcore and jungle originator Ron Wells is making new music again. So why now? (IDJ)
  • “It’s time to go back to basics”: Tiësto on the future of dance music. (InTheMix)
  • In Oakland and San Francisco, cities once defined by radical creativity, electronic artists are finding it ever harder to survive. But as Matt McDermott finds out, they're not giving up just yet. (RA)
  • DJ Boring on quitting your shitty job, acquiring dedicated Instagram fans and getting revenge on your high school bullies. (IQ)
  • Electronic pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto: 'My great regret is not reconnecting with Bowie'. (Guardian)
  • Groove Cruise Miami 2018: the original rave ship retains its appeal. (Billboard)
  • Laroc is a furious testament to Brazil’s dedication to dance music. (Mixmag)
  • Get to know Maher Daniel, the DJ and producer making alluring minimal techno. (Mixmag)
  • Keyzuz is the DJ seeding electronic music in Accra's alternative venues. (Mixmag)
  • Another day, another dickhead: Dealing with bigots in dance music. (Mixmag)
  • Tom Trago's fourth album, Bergen, coming on Dekmantel. (RA)
  • Kendrick Lamar reveals James Blake and Anderson .Paak on Black Panther album. (Mixmag)
  • Nostro Hood System releases new compilation fusing culture with club. (Mixmag)
  • Metodi Hristov is back on his own imprint with another techno EP. (Decoded)
  • Night Slugs to release three Helix albums. (RA)
  • Joeski releases his I Want You EP on Crosstown Rebels. (DT)
  • Sasha & John Digweed are playing an open-air gig in Belfast. (Mixmag)
  • Tricky just completely slagged off Bristol's "fairytale" music scene. (Mixmag)
  • Mark Pritchard reveals new album for Warp, The Four Worlds. (RA)
  • deadmau5 donates $25k to charity on Twitch. (DA)
  • Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers announce new 'mixed reality' audiovisual installation in Amsterdam. (RA)
  • Harvey Sutherland accuses H&M of using song without permission. (RA)
  • MikeQ soundtracks first-ever major exhibition on ballroom scene, Elements Of Vogue, in Madrid. (RA)
  • Carl Cox will be playing at San Francisco’s Midway this March in order to raise funds for his annual Playground camp at this year's Burning Man festival. (DJMag)
  • After 11 years of touring and recording, Pendulum MC Ben Mount, aka Ben the Verse, has said farewell to his bandmates. (Billboard)
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