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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Buggin' (feat. Jem Cooke)
Hot Since 82
Knee Deep In Sound
This is the fifth and final Essential New Tune for the month of June. It is the return of the one and only Daley Padley, we are of course talking about Hot Since 82. This is his brand new single forthcoming on a new eight-track album project arriving on his own Knee Deep In Sound label; this is Buggin' featuring Jem Cooke.This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen here.
LabelCraig Duranti, Knee Deep In Sound
Management: James Drummond, Anglo
Publishing: Tom Blackburn, A Songs
Radio: James Jackson + James Marsh, Listen Up  
ClubJames Jackson + James Marsh, Listen Up 
Online Press: Media Nanny
Live: WME & The Bullitt Agency
06 Jul 2018
  • Providence Equity Partners – the US investment firm which has, through Superstruct Entertainment, recently invested in Sziget and Elrow – has acquired a majority stake in Advanced Music SL, the Barcelona-based company behind the Sónar festivals. (IQ)
  • Boiler Room has announced Jodie Nicholson as its first ever Managing Director. (RotD)
  • Ultra Music has launched a Nordic operation with Michel Petre appointed as Managing Director. (RotD)
  • Future Bubblers, the artist mentorship programme started by Gilles Peterson, is open for applications. (RotD)
  • Discogs now has 10 million releases listed on its database. (Mixmag)
  • The annual DJ Awards have announced new categories and a move to Heart Ibiza this September. (DT)
  • Australian radio station triple j has announced triple j dance, a new destination for electronic music fans. (IndustryObserver)
  • Ghost Ship operators plead 'no contest,' will serve under ten years in jail. (RA)
  • Trump’s import tariffs on Chinese goods will heavily impact Moog. (Mixmag)
  • WhoSampled has announced an updated version of its mobile app featuring Shazam-like music recognition technology to identify samples in surrounding audio. (Billboard, RotD)
  • Tom Connaughton has been promoted to UK Managing Director at Spotify. (Variety) Connaughton joined Spotify in April as UK Head of Artist and Label Marketing, following seven years with Vevo. 
  • SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor has said he is “very pleased” with the service’s growth after implementing a turnaround plan. (MusicWeek)
  • Gareth Emery's blockchain music streaming service Choon has started the public sale of its NOTES tokens, having raised $2m during the pre-sale. (TheBlockchain)
  • Leith Docks Sound System announce full line-up with Peggy Gou, Midland, Mike Servito, Ejeca, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed and more. (Decoded)
  • Bob Moses, Flight Facilities and Helena Hauff in for CRSSD Festival. (DT)
  • Jeff Mills, Richie Hawtin, Octa Octo to play The Peacock Society Festival in Paris. (Fact)
  • Shoom will celebrate its 30th birthday with a huge rave in Amsterdam. (Mixmag)
  • Severe weather causes Electric Forest shutdown. (DA)
  • Amsterdam Dance Event announces first round of acts for 2018 edition including Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier and Peggy Gou. (RA)
  • Four people stabbed at Garage Nation music festival in east London. (Mixmag)
  • Is the club scene racist? Allegations are rising, so Afua Hirsch visits some of the top Mayfair clubs to investigate. (Guardian2)
  • Carl Loben talks to Fiona Measham, founder of The Loop harm reduction organisation, about the work that they do and why some pill manufacturers are making their ecstasy so strong.. (DJMag)
  • Secrets of my success: Lohan Presencer, Ministry of Sound chairman. (Standard)
  • London venue Corsica Studios upgrades soundsystem. (RA)
  • The 10 best Fabric mix CDs. (Mixmag)
  • Label of the month: Alan Fitzpatrick's techno label, We Are The Brave. (IDJ)
  • This is the early history of the synthesizer. (Redbull)
  • Floex & Tom Hodge interview in support of their album release A Portrait of a John Doe on Mercury KX. (Decoded)
  • Luca Cara divides his time between the studio, the dance floor and a Sardinian corn farm. Matt Unicomb unpacks his cosmic minimal sound. (RA)
  • Fur Coat get candid about being new label owners, melodic techno vs. trance, and more in this edition of Techno Tuesday. (DA)
  • Groove sits down with the father of the burgeoning Fourth World school, Jon Hassell. (Groove)
  • How the instrumental music of Max Richter, Ólafur Arnalds and others became a big hit with young audiences. (FT)
  • Footwork producer Jlin speaks to composer Max Richter in an exclusive two-way interview that gets to grips with practice and inspiration, speaking from one artist directly to another. (Quietus)
  • Patrice Bäumel: “I don’t see ‘progressive’ as an unfortunate label at all.” (Decoded)
  • Mark 'MK' Kinchen's 10 essential studio lessons. (MusicRadar)
  • The best electro clubs in London. (Standard)
  • Jim O'Rourke discusses his latest album, Sleep Like It's Winter. (EleKing)
  • Louie Vega breaks down NYC Disco double album. (Billboard)
  • The story behind Berlin record store Bikini Waxx. (ElectronicBeats)
  • At home with Theo Kottis: In Edinburgh with the Scottish selector. (DJMag)
  • Following Avicii’s tragic death, what changes need to happen in the music industry? (Pheonixmag)
  • Ross From Friends navigated a whirlwind of hype to emerge on world famous label Brainfeeder. (Mixmag)
  • The most influential DJs of all time. (Standard)
  • Three decades after acid house exploded on the UK club scene, Sharon Walker and her fellow ravers remember the blissed out spirit of 1988 and the second summer of love. (Observer)
  • Brilliant Corners co-founder Kay Suzuki starts reissue label, Time Capsule. (RA)
  • Hush Hush Records celebrates 100 releases with compilation. (XLR8R)
  • Lobster Theremin boss Asquith announces debut track on self-released white label. (Mixmag)
  • New documentary explores Diplo's career from Florida to California. (Mixmag)
  • Carl Cox and Eric Powell are touring Antipodean wineries with their Mobile Disco. (Mixmag)
  • Midland's Intergraded imprint welcomes Tracey for its third release. (Mixmag)
  • Kurupt FM have announced their last tour ever. (Mixmag)
  • Dillon Francis is producing a show about online influencers called Like and Subscribe. (Mixmag)
  • James Blake speaks out about 'suicidal thoughts,' anxiety and the stigma around mental health. (RA)
  • Andy C sells out Wembley for an All Night session. (Sun)
  • Dave Haslam, who has led criticism of Morrissey for his support of Tommy Robinson, has said that he believed the former frontman of The Smiths had “just crossed the line”. (Observer)
  • Nicky Romero has two folders filled with unreleased Avicii material. (Mixmag)
  • Carl Cox has opened up about how he feels Martin Garrix is the face of the future of electronic music. (DJMag)
  • Chromeo cancels Australia tour for health reasons. (DA)
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