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Neutron Dance (Gerd Janson Live Mix)
Krystal Klear
This is actually something you are very familiar with. Gerd Janson, the man who signed it to his label Running Back Records originally, has gone on and organised a live band version, and this is the first time you are going to hear it on the radio. It’s this week's Essential New Tune, this is Neutron Dance as you have never heard it before, Gerd Janson’s live mix of Krystal Klear.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen here.
Label: FFRR / Parlophone
Management: Krystal Klear - Sophie Bloggs, Machine Management
Publishing: Unpublished (copyright control)
Radio: Martin Cook / Christian Nockall, Your Army
TV: Natalie Hughes, Warner Music
Online: Seb Burford, Worldwide Friendly Society
Live: Laetitia Descouens, Decked Out
27 Jul 2018
  • In the first half of 2018, overall on-demand streaming increased 42% to reach 403.5bn US streams. Electronic/dance music fell 7% to 11.05m album consumption units, from 11.9m, while its market share dropped to 3.61%, from 4.51% in the first six months of 2017. (Billboard
  • The EM Awards expand on global platforms and highlight equal representation in 2018. (Mixmag)
  • Female music industry networking group has opened applications for its mentoring scheme, she.grows. (
  • The Met Police spent more than half a million pounds investigating an illegal rave that took place in 2015 and led to violent clashes. (Mixmag)
  • An Ibiza protest group is demanding immediate action over noise at the island's beach clubs. (Mixmag)
  • A protest against Hackney Council's controversial licensing laws is to be held on Friday July 27. (RA)
  • A UK start-up has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a drum machine inside a bouncing ball that can be thrown at any surface to make beats. (Fact)
  • Arturia have announced a new analogue drum machine called DrumBrute Impact designed to be more affordable and transportable. (DJMag)
  • Richie Hawtin, Amelie Lens play RA showcase at Sonus Festival 2018. (RA)
  • British music festivals Bestival, RiZE Festival and Leeds will offer emergency contraception services to attendees this year. (YourEDM)
  • The BPM Festival lands at Blue Marlin Ibiza for a special pre-party on the White Isle. (Decoded)
  • Into The Valley line-up grows with Hunee, Larry Heard and Floating Points. (Mixmag)
  • Sophie, Lotic and object blue added to Unsound 2018. (Mixmag)
  • Amelie Lens is the first artist revealed for Babylon Festival 2019. (Mixmag)
  • Nina Kraviz and Ricardo Villalobos among first wave of acts for Vietnam’s Epizode. (Mixmag)
  • Tuckshop Music is celebrating five years of partying later this summer and has announced a huge 18-hour fundraiser in aid of mental health awareness to mark the occasion. (Mixmag)
  • The tables have turned: How Ministry of Sound is shaking up the workspace. (CityAM)
  • Manumission creators Mike and Claire on the past and present. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • I'm disabled and love clubbing too [audio]. (1Xtra)
  • Bulging line-ups risk killing the vibe on the dancefloor. (Mixmag)
  • Six Questions With... Chris Roohan of New State Entertainment. (MusicWeek)
  • Amy Lamé responds to criticism of London Night Czar role, following restrictive new Hackney nightlife legislation. (NME)
  • London Night Czar Amy Lamé – what exactly is the point of you? (NME)
  • Hackney Council's decision is a huge setback for London nightlife. (RA)
  • Richie Hawtin announces the return of CLOSE to North America at Avant Gardner, Brooklyn, December 8 (Vents)
  • Terminal V announces Halloween Special with Black Madonna, Robert Hood, Eats Everything & more. (DT)
  • Phonox books Lena Willikens, Courtesy for the first time. (RA)
  • Elrow takes to The Brooklyn Mirage with a 10-hour B2B marathon. (Mixmag)
  • Fabric is celebrating its 19th birthday with Saoirse, DVS1 and more. (Mixmag)
  • BCM Mallorca announces Danny Howard, Mistajam, Hannah Wants and more. (DT)
  • Headline shows announced for WHP’s 12-week 2018 season feature The Black Madonna, Four Tet and Sven Väth. (Mixmag)
  • The Warehouse Project will say goodbye to its 'spiritual home' of Store Street. (RA)
  • Meet the promoters behind Malmö's Backyard Sessions. (Pulse)
  • Techno star Helena Hauff: 'Every woman who DJs and is visible helps to make a change'. (Guardian)
  • Is Ministry of Sound’s Love Island compilation the perfect way to mug off the threat of streaming? (Guardian)
  • Surgeon chats touring, trains and the state of techno. (XLR8R)
  • Jordan: “People from Belfast are out making and playing music all over the world yet they could be doing it here. But they’re not supported”. (Decoded)
  • Underground Vs Overground: How Tomorrowland, DJ culture got trolled by Salvatore Ganacci. (MagneticMag)
  • Salvatore Ganacci is the performance artist dance music needs right now. (Mixmag)
  • How Rainbow Disco Club became one of the world's most idyllic festivals. (RA)
  • Are The Chainsmokers growing up? (Philly)
  • Is there too much techno in Ibiza? (Mixmag)
  • Monoloc: Music From Another World. (Pulse)
  • Pink Noise is the incendiary new zine for women interested in DJing and production. (Mixmag)
  • The feminist DJs in Uganda taking back the night. (CNN)
  • Nina Kraviz and ТРИП are the raw force that main-stage techno so desperately needs. (Pulse)
  • Blond:ish: “Ibiza has such an impact throughout the world of music”. (DJMag)
  • Mark Smith explains how a no-bullshit attitude is shaping the music and DJ sets of JASSS. (RA)
  • Sasha’s new Refracted:LIVE show redefines his talent, delivering a fresh take on his biggest hits and reinvigorating an artist who’s often struggled with his place in the spotlight. (DJMag)
  • Discover Shadwell club E1, the place with a ludicrously bangin' soundsystem that's perfect for big nights out. (TimeOut)
  • Me Me Me label boss Man Power discusses his enduring musical beginnings in Newcastle, how he's developed his identity over time and how to gain confidence as an artist. (IbizaVoice)
  • Tritonal opens up about sobriety & struggles. (Billboard)
  • The police are losing the war against London's illegal rave scene. (Mixmag)
  • Inside the EDM tribute act boom. (RollingStone)
  • Jon Hassell speaks to Ableton shines a light on some of the techniques behind his sound. (Ableton)
  • Nina Kraviz on the Great Wall Of China was a magical pinch-yourself rave moment. (Mixmag)
  • Henrik Schwarz announces new project, Plunderphonia, on !K7's neo-classical label 7K!. (RA)
  • Zac Brown takes a pay-it-forward approach to concert ticketing. (Billboard)
  • Carnage to hold benefit concert for victims of volcano in his native Guatemala. (Billboard)
  • The Black Madonna punches a cop in the new Grand Theft Auto trailer. (Mixmag)
  • Steve Aoki confirms Maluma collaboration on the way. (Billboard)
  • Helena Hauff drops two new singles from forthcoming album Qualm. (Mixmag)
  • Swedish House Mafia are set to announce a world tour in 2019, according to Oliver Heldens. (DJMag)
  • Kerri Chandler compiles 25 Years Of Madhouse. (RA)
  • Salvatore Ganacci puts on eye-popping performance at Tomorrowland 2018. (Billboard
  • Dua Lipa announced herself as the “first ever international female artist” to perform at Tomorrowland prompting some responses from female DJ’s Alison Wonderland and Rezz. (EDMTunes)
  • Avicii remembered by Axwell & Ingrosso, Hardwell and more at Tomorrowland 2018. (Billboard)
  • French electronic duo The Blaze join Jorja Smith and Zak Abel as Deezer NEXT 2018 global priority acts. (RotD)
  • deadmau5 has signed a worldwide recording deal with Kobalt Music's AWAL distribution. (Billboard) New music and remixes are to be released in the coming months. 
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