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Say Something
Nasser Baker
I was out in Dubai with Yousef a few months ago and this was the biggest record in his set that night. I managed grab it from him the next day but he didn’t want me to play it on the radio until it got nearer to the release date, and that is about to happen now. I teased you with a bit of it during my Miami show but here it is in all of its glory. It’s called Say Something and it’s definitely another summer anthem from the one and only Nasser Baker. 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen here.
Label: Circus Recordings
ManagementOlena Ferrer, Objektivity
Radio: Your Army
Online: Neighbourhood PR
Live: Andrew, Paramount Artists
25 May 2018
  • IMS Business Report: After years of successive growth, largely powered by a thriving North American market, the global electronic music business slipped by 2% in 2017 to $7.3 billion, down from $7.4 billion the previous year. (RotDBillboard, CA, MusicWeekIQ, TMN, M)
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  • Erin Mills and James Paterson have been made Directors at Listen Up, the 360 promotional service offering radio, club, digital and press campaigns globally. (RotD)
  • Techno holds its spot as Beatport's best selling genre as the platform announces track revenue growth of 7% this year. (Mixmag) It has also announced genre Hype Charts launching in Q3 2018, Beatport DJ discount subscription service launching Q4 2018 and Beatport full catalogue streaming into DJ software in Q1 2019. (DJTechTools)
  • The Night Time Industries Association and Culture24, the producers of the Museums at Night festival, have announced a joint declaration to bring the museum and gallery world together with clubs, bars and venues to promote and develop the UK’s world-beating evening culture and nightlife offer. (Decoded)
  • Other:
  • USA legend makes IMS debut: Todd Terry. (EDMTV)
  • IMS debate: Festive holiday destinations that aim to compete with Ibiza. (DiariodeIbiza)
  • IMS Ibiza 2018 – 10 essential debates and events you must attend. (MyIbiza)
  • The Identification Of Music Group Director Robbie Murch is an IMS Visionary. (Mixmag)
  • Viral sensation Bradley Gunn Raver gives his IMS keynote with Mixmag's Nick DeCosemo. (Facebook)
  • IMS keynote: 15 Years Of Toolroom Records. (Facebook)
  • IMS day 2 report: Streaming, drugs and emerging markets. (Musicweek)
  • Day 2 highlights – IMS Ibiza 2018. (IMS)
  • Innovation and inspiration - day 2 at IMS Ibiza 2018. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • Day 1 highlights– IMS Ibiza 2018. (IMS)
  • Tips to dance safely - takeaways from IMS Ibiza day 1. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • IMS day 1 report: Why hasn't music had its 'MeToo' moment? (MusicWeek)
  • International Music Summit co-founder Pete Tong has told Music Week the EDM bubble has "punctured" rather than burst ahead of this year's IMS Ibiza, which begins today. (MusicWeek)
  • Pete Tong speaks about Avicii’s tragic death at IMS Ibiza: ‘We weren’t supposed to die chasing the dream’. (BBCMetro, Music Week, RA, SunDJMag, YourEDM)
  • IMS Ibiza:
  • Melody VR showcases its extensive library of concert footage at NYC launch event, including The Chainsmokers, Kygo, and Kaskade. (DA)
  • In-venue music recognition technology is changing artist payouts — one country at a time. (DMN)
  • Music broadcasting platform Boiler Room has announced the launch of 4.3, a streaming platform with curated content supported by multi-faceted events that combine screenings, live music, installations and DJ sets. (RotD, Campaign)
  • ICE has announced a new multi-territory licensing deal with Mixcloud, which covers PRS, STIM and GEMA repertoire for their combined 290,000 members and repertoire for some of the leading independent music publishers. (RotD, Billboard)
  • Sheffield's No Bounds Festival books Paula Temple, Mark Fell for 2018. (RA)
  • Big Burn Istanbul returns for its second year with Seth Troxler, Peggy Gou and more. (RA)
  • Peggy Gou and Ricardo Villalobos are playing ​Off At Fòrum Festival in Barcelona. (Mixmag)
  • ​Neversea Festival, Romania, has locked in Jamie Jones, Nina Kraviz, Âme and more. (Mixmag)
  • Chris Lake, Anna Lunoe and Justin Martin complete AMF Festival line-up set to take place in Downtown LA on August 18-19. (Mixmag)
  • Gallery: 10 years of IMS Dalt Vila. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • Time’s Up on electronic dance music: 2018 EDC Festival opens with most female artists ever. (TheWrap)
  • Inside Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2018. (Forbes)
  • EDC Las Vegas fans handle a post-Avicii, post-massacre world. (LATimes)
  • 33 drug-related arrests at day 2 of Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. (Billboard)
  • As fascist groups threaten Tbilisi's club scene in the wake of last weekend's protests, Georgia's war on clubs looks far from over. (IbizaVoice)
  • EDC Las Vegas and the increasing impossibility of escapism. (LATimes)
  • 'His ear for melody was extraordinary': Positiva's Jason Ellis pays tribute to Avicii. (MusicWeek)
  • What does feminism look like in the electronic music biz? (WUNC)
  • Dance music and drugs are long overdue a healthier relationship. (Noisey)
  • How the music industry condones a culture of excessive substance use. (Mixmag)
  • Calvin Harris will play three exclusives dates at Pacha's new party concept Tuesdays on Mars. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • Skream, Dense & Pika and Huxley announced for SolidGrooves in Ibiza. (Pulse)
  • ABODE announces week by week line-ups for Amnesia Ibiza series. (Decoded)
  • Ricardo Villalobos to play all night long in Ibiza at new Amnesia party, Pyramid. (RA)
  • Wax Da Jam returns to Las Dalias Ibiza from June to September. (Mixmag)
  • Beirut nightclub The Gärten has been shut down by the government. (Mixmag)
  • Southampton nightclub Junk is closing for good. (Mixmag)
  • Tblisi club Bassiani has re-opened after forced closure. (Mixmag)
  • The tracks that influenced Roman Flügel. (XLR8R)
  • In the studio with Efdemin. (InvertedAudio)
  • 15 East African artists you need to hear. (RA)
  • Staying healthy as a DJ with Carly Wilford. (DT)
  • Positiva’s Jason Ellis interviewed as the label hits its 25th anniversary. (M)
  • Timo Maas and Basti Grub interview each other and talk new collab with Eric Volta, food & upcoming music. (MagneticMag)
  • Israeli producer, DJ, and multi-talent Borgore, dissects his Adventures In Time jazz EP. (MagneticMag)
  • Charlotte De Witte on her intellectual bond with music, perseverance, and wisdom gained along the way. (DA)
  • Ibiza Global Radio’s Anna Tur picks her tour highlights from Argentina, London, Ibiza, Madrid, Switzerland and more. (Decoded)
  • Introducing the residents forming the core of Ibiza’s underground scene. (MyIbiza)
  • How Brownies & Lemonade's home-grown party series won over EDC and the world. (Billboard)
  • Get to know Perel, a master of precision-engineered German hypnotism. (Mixmag)
  • Ken Collier: The pivotal figure of Detroit DJ culture. (Redbull)
  • Live The Dream: How Blackburn dominated warehouse raves in the Summer Of Love. (Mixmag)
  • Denver's bass music community is the site of dubstep’s resurrection. (Mixmag)
  • Arcadia’s 10th anniversary unravelled a web of intrigue in London. (Decoded)
  • Muzik N Vibes: Beneath keeps dance music fresh and fun on his own terms. (Mixmag)
  • Michail Todua was arrested five years ago. Since then, he's been making and releasing techno from his in-jail studio. (ElectronicBeats)
  • The Man-Machine: re-examining Kraftwerk’s prototype for electronic music. (Happy)
  • ‘DJ culture became weaponised elevator-music’: how Despacio is fighting EDM (Guardian)
  • Eight tracks that defined the Soviet era’s industrial scene. (ElectronicBeats)
  • Detroit is Techno City, and techno is black. (MetroTimes)
  • The Detroit-raised DJ and founder of the Underground and Black blog Ash Lauryn reflects on how the dual influences of Detroit and Atlanta have informed her sound. (Redbull)
  • Kirk Degiorgio reflects on the incendiary impact of the early UK gigs by key Detroit techno artists in this personal essay. (Redbull)
  • The story of Sole Tech’s Chuck Chuck, the remix that redefined Detroit techno in the 1990s. (Redbull)
  • Batu signs to XL Recordings for Rebuilt EP. (Fact)
  • Alix Perez and Eprom (a.k.a SHADES) line up debut album. (XLR8R)
  • John Digweed celebrates 20 years of Bedrock Records with five-vinyl compilation, Bedrock XX. (RA)
  • Diplo and Mark Ronson debut Silk City, confirm Dua Lipa collab is coming. (Billboard)
  • Porter Robinson debuts new Virtual Self remix of Ghost Voices at EDC Vegas. (Billboard)
  • Deadmau5 teases new anthemic collaboration with Pendulum's Rob Swire. (Mixmag)
  • Carl Cox has revealed he thinks the recent return of gabber is "great”. (DJmag)
  • New documentary from Vice reveals the story behind Zombie Nation’s iconic Kernkraft 400. (DA)
  • Lane 8’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix has officially arrived. (DA)
  • Tiësto honours Avicii with 12-minute tribute during EDC. (DA)
  • Avicii rep: posthumous album reports are just rumours. (Billboard)
  • Avicii's family have asked that funeral plans remain private. (Independent)
  • DJ Minx, Stacey Hale receive Spirit Of Detroit awards from city council. (RA)
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