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Claude VonStroke
"Right now it’s time to reach for another trophy and give it to Mr Claude VonStroke for his new track on his own Dirtybird. We love it, it's called Slink. 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 34:38 mins here.
Label: Deron Delgado, Dirtybird
ManagementTia Vanich, Dirtybird
Publishing: Deron, Ponies & Cavemen 
Radio & Online: EU - Pete Downes, Jukebox PR / ROW - Matt Vandini, Infamous PR
DJ Booking: Max Braun, Paradigm
06 Sep 2019
  • Sony Music UK has acquired full-service merchandise company, Kontraband. (RotD)
  • Sony Music's Arista Records has launched an electronic music label called Last Nite. Matt D'Arduini has been appointed GM of the label, as well as senior VP A&R at Arista Records. (Billboard
  • Radio 1 has locked in Denis Sulta, HAAi, Nastia, Sherelle and more for residencies. (DJ Mag
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine is launching a new research centre aimed at how psychedelics and wellness uses of a class of illegal drugs affect health and changes in the user's consciousness. (Mixmag
  • Native Instruments cut 20% of their workforce last week ahead of the launch of a "new, unified and fully integrated platform," which will be available in 2020. (CDM
  • Technics have launched their new range of DJ headphones, EAH-DJ1200. (DJ Mag
  • The latest beta version of Apple OS 10.15 Catalina shows no communication between the new Music app and DJ software. (DJ Mag
  • Latvian day festival UNDER will celebrate its third edition on 21 September. (Mixmag
  • Mr Mitch, Ikonika, Djrum and more announced for next month's Laboratorio de Electrónica Visual (L.E.V.) Matadero festival in Spain. (DJ Mag
  • UKG label Kiwi Rekords announces massive UK tour. (DJ Mag)  
  • Three-day Bristol festival Simple Things has announced its extended programme of events, talks, workshops and experiences that will run alongside the festival. (Mixmag
  • An Avicii tribute concert is being held in Stockholm, Sweden on 5 December featuring David Guetta, Kygo, Dimitri Vegas and Rita Ora. (Mixmag
  • DJ Lag, The Black Madonna, Deena Abdelwahed and HAAi are among the first acts announced for Magnetic Fields festival. (DJ Mag
  • A creative person’s guide to feeling healthy. (The Creative Independent - Franziska Eichler) 
  • Is facial recognition technology coming to a club near you? (DJ Mag
  • Gaming could present a lucrative source of revenue for artists, but it’s likely to only be the richest that benefit from it. (Dazed)
  • Electronic money: Dance music and the protracted pursuit of payment. (Synchtank)
  • Amnesia Ibiza 2019 playlist, selected by the resident DJs (Sun
  • Ibiza 2019 closing party season round-up: part one (IbizaSpotlight
  • UK party Free From Sleep has announced the line-ups for its autumn series with Goldie, Alix Perez and more. (Mixmag)
  • Melé, Detlef, Jamie Roy, Ki Creighton, Nico Balducci, Toni Varga and Viviana Casanova will perform at elrow Glasgow this October. (Mixmag
  • Milan party Dude Club has shut down. (RA
  • Leeds venue The Old Red Bus Station (TORBS) has extended its lease by five years. (DJ Mag
  • Hakkasan in Las Vegas ushers in autumn season with stacked September line-up featuring ZEDD, Calvin Harris, Gryffin, and more. (DA
  • London club Hangar has shut down. (RA
  • DT661 – The Deepshakerz (DT
  • RA.692 Cashu (RA
  • Nina Kraviz at Dimesions Festival 19 (NinaKraviz
  • Delano Smith in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Jeremy Olander in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Rodriguez JR: How I play live. (DJ Mag
  • Renegade Riddims: Octo Pi (DT
  • Fresh Kicks 116: DJ Plead (DJ Mag
  • Get to know Euphonique, the DJ here to give you a heavy jungle workout. (Mixmag)  
  • Hot new tracks for September 2019 (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Deuce & Charger: 5 tracks from our childhoods we still love. (DT
  • The 27 best mixes of the year so far (Mixmag
  • An ode to the fanny pack, a 90's rave classic. (Mixmag
  • Dimensions Festival 2019: Five key performances (RA
  • Meet Drömfakulteten, the collective behind some of Sweden’s most forward-thinking new music. (ElectronicBeats
  • The reality of syncs: The ease (or difficulty) in getting placements. (Synchtank)
  • The sound of: L.I.E.S (DJ Mag
  • Glitterbox and New York's House of Yes are a flamboyant match made in heaven. (Mixmag
  • The new faces of Hyperdub. (DJ Mag)  
  • RayRay talks Yellow Claw cosign, Alien Invasion EP and more. (Billboard
  • Q&A: Trentemøller (XLR8R
  • Interview: DJ Dirty South (OneEDM
  • Seb Fontaine interview (iDJ
  • CamelPhat: "We never play the same set twice, you just can't" (Metro)
  • Two decades after its disastrous launch, Goldie’s second LP is being reissued. He talks about his path from coked-up raver to national treasure – and reconciling with his mum. (Guardian)
  • Carl Cox talks to Tiga about what he'd play at his last DJ set ever for his new Last Party On Earth podcast. (Mixmag
  • Soul on wheels: How music for the roller rink impacted the club. (RA
  • The use of ghost producers is seen as cheating by many in dance music, but producers have been working with studio collaborators and engineers for decades. Matt Anniss explores the taboo topic. (DJ Mag
  • Metronomy's Joe Mount and Róisín Murphy talk house music, touring and experimentalism. (Mixmag
  • The Martinez Brothers will be releasing a ‘fabric presents’ mix series, out on 27 September. (Mixmag
  • Goldie has admitted that his new-found celebrity status in the '90s "troubled me incessantly". (Mixmag
  • Wolfram returns with Amadeus, his first LP in eight years. (RA
  • Jayda G has announced a special JMG session on 27 October at Village Underground. (Mixmag
  • Swedish House Mafia apparently caused £4m worth of damages to the led screens on the ARC stage at Creamfields during their headline performance . (YourEDM
  • Moscoman launches new project called ‘Singles Club’ on Disco Halal. (Mixmag
  • Peggy Gou's label, Gudu Records, to release new EP from DMX Krew. (DJ Mag
  • Armin van Buuren has announced the release of his seventh studio album next month. (DJ Mag) He has also announced a six-part documentary, Mr. Perfect, about his life and career. (DJ Mag
  • Roberto Surace has topped Shazam's Ibiza Dance Chart for the sixth week. (Billboard
  • Above and Beyond have announced a New Year's Eve show in New York that has racked up almost 3,000 attendees on the Facebook event, without any official details having been announced. (DJ Mag
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