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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
For A Feeling (feat. Rhodes)
CamelPhat & ARTBAT
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"This week's ENT is really celebrating the coming together of two very hot duos. In the left corner, coming out of Liverpool, the one and only CamelPhat. And in the right corner, coming out of Kiev in the Ukraine are Artbat. They have combined on a brand new tune featuring the vocals of Rhodes. This is For A Feeling and it's rather grand."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.20 here.

Label: Sabrina Kristiansen, RCA
Management: CamelPhat: Anton Powers  / ARTBAT - Chris Braun, House United
Radio: CamelPhat - Christian Nockall, Your Army / ARTBAT - Pete Downes, Jukebox PR
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army
Online: CamelPhat - Olivia Warnford-Davis, RCA / ARTBAT - Pete Downes, Jukebox PR
Live: CamelPhat - Dave Blackgrove, Paradigm / ARTBAT - Chris Braun, House United
24 Apr 2020
  • Universal Music Group's revenues grew to €1.77bn in the first quarter of 2020, up 12.7% year-on-year at constant currency and perimeter. (Billboard)
  • Berlin record stores are opening their doors once again as Germany tentatively relaxes its lockdown measures. (DJ Mag)
  • London-based record label and collective femme culture have released the latest instalment of their HeForShe compilations. (Mixmag)
  • David Guetta’s live streamed DJ set for COVID-19 relief on Saturday night, 18 April, raised over $700,000. (DJ Mag
  • The European Commission has published a set of guidelines on how member states should start to emerge from lockdown, indicating that mass gatherings such as festivals and concerts may be the last kind of social activity to restart. (IQ
  • Sensorium Corporation has partnered with leading nightlife promoter Yann Pissenem to drive the development of a virtual 'nightclub' realm dedicated exclusively to electronic dance music within the Sensorium Galaxy, the global social virtual reality and media platform. (PRNewswire
  • Newly released figures reveal just how many plays your tracks would need to have on streaming platforms in order to make the equivalent of the UK minimum wage. For instance, it would take 357 streams on Spotify for an artist to earn £1, while it would take 3,114 streams to earn an hour’s minimum wage pay. (DJ Mag
  • The Spotify Covid-19 Music Relief project has added eight new partners around the world since launch, with more to come.
  • Beatstream Box Office has adapted its technology to enable musicians and DJs to sell tickets to live high quality audio streams using software that allows remote technical set-up and doesn’t require an onsite engineer. (RotD)
  • Real-time airplay, playlists, charts and social media monitoring company Soundcharts is making the "10 Artists" Plan free for the next eight weeks. (LinkedIn)
  • Bandcamp has announced it will waive its fees again on May 1 to help artists who are dealing with the financial repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic. (Mixmag)
  • Beatport has launched Producer Challenge with the aim to find "50 producers on the cusp of greatness". (RotD) Loopcloud, Plugin Boutique, LANDR, iZotope, and Roland Cloud are partners are partners for the initiative
  • Mixcloud has announced a new live streaming platform called Mixcloud Live to enable audio creators to live stream, immediately archive the audio, and generate income - all via a legal and licensed platform. (RotD)
  • Apple Music will now be available in 52 additional countries, bringing it to 167 total. 25 of those are in Africa. (Billboard)
  • Artists on Spotify can now use their profiles on the platform via Artist Fundraising Pick to raise money from fans - whether to support themselves, their bands and their crews amid the coronavirus pandemic or for a charity of their choice. (Verge)
  • Furious EDM heads vow to ‘Fight’ Ultra Music Festival for dodging refunds despite COVID-19. (DailyBeast
  • Lyon festival Nuits Sonores, which was scheduled to take place from July 22nd through 26th, has postponed this year's edition for a second time after France extended its ban on large-scale events until mid-July. (RA
  • Shambhala Music Festival 2020 and Electric Forest 2020 have been cancelled due to coronavirus. (Billboard, Billboard)
  • Tom Veldhuis, cofounder of Apenkooi Events, has revealed the company is recouping its $2.3 million investment from insurers after "accidentally" buying pandemic insurance for the DGTL Festival. (NewYork Times
  • The Netherlands extends public events ban to 31 August. (RA
  • Insomniac to host Middlelands Virtual Rave-A-Thon this weekend. (EDMTunes
  • Unsound 2020 to livestream interviews, discussions and presentations under Intermission theme. (RA
  • Defqon.1 Primal Energy has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic. (We Rave You
  • Dekmantel has been forced to postpone the 2020 edition of its flagship Amsterdam festival. (Mixmag
  • Copyright claims are ruining Livestreams for everyone. (Paper
  • Mixcloud Live: A legal way to Livestream? (First Floor
  • DJ sets are going online - But is anyone getting paid? (Pitchfork
  • Why the recorded music landscape might look different by year’s end. (Forbes)
  • Scott Cohen: Covid-19 could be live industry’s ‘Napster moment’. (MusicAlly)
  • The year without concerts. (David Turner)
  • How FL Studio changed electronic music forever. (DJ Mag
  • The upcoming Ibiza season is looking increasingly uncertain due to the coronavirus pandemic and could cost up to 4,000 nightclub jobs. (RA
  • Ibiza promoter The Night League, which runs sister superclubs and Ushuaïa, has ruled out opening in May.  
  • Earth Night lines up 100-DJ virtual back-to-back set for climate action this Sunday. Soul Clap, Blond:ish and Doorly are among the participating DJs. (RA
  • Berlin releases €30 million in emergency grants for private institutions, including clubs. (RA)
  • Chris Lake and his Black Book label sign to Astralwerks. (Billboard
  • Hipgnosis has acquired 70% of songwriter, artist and producer Mark Ronson’s publishing and writer’s share interest in his catalogue which comprises 315 songs. (RotD)
  • Defected Records has acquired the 140+ production catalogue of US dance music pioneer Todd Edwards. (RotD)
  • DT691 – Wax On Mare St. (DT
  • RA.725 Rupture (RA
  • Podcast 641: Arcarsenal (XLR8R
  • VTSS | Boiler Room: Streaming From Isolation (Boiler Room
  • Anabel Englund in The Lab: Home Sessions (Mixmag
  • Christian Löffler in The Lab: Home Sessions (Mixmag
  • Escape Halloween Virtual Rave-A-Thon (Insomniac
  • United Through Music - Week 4 with Carl Cox, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Netsky and Nora En Pure. (Tomorrowland)
  • Glitterbox Virtual Festival (Defected
  • Anna Lunoe DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Bob Moses DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Eli & Fur DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Deborah De Luca DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Sasha DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Joris Voorn DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Claude VonStroke DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport)  
  • SOFI TUKKER DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Maceo Plex DJ set @ ReConnect | Beatport Live (Beatport
  • David Guetta / United at Home - Fundraising Live from Miami (David Guetta
  • 20 of the best house music samples (Mixmag)
  • Label of the month: Quantize Recordings (i-DJ
  • Selections: Danny Daze (DJ Mag
  • Renegade Riddims: CRSV & TS (DT
  • In Session: Mirror Science (Mixmag
  • Get to know: Annie Hall (DJ Mag
  • Get to know: Niiko X Swae (EDM Identity
  • Meet the MC: Shaybo (DJ Mag
  • The best drops in dance music, according to Mixmag readers. 
  • State of Bass: The origins of jungle/drum & bass (DT
  • Interview with Canadian electronic artist Famba. (OneEDM
  • Introducing: Kevin De Vries, Afterlife’s unstoppable new talent. (beatportal
  • Music at Home: Fort Romeau. (beatportal
  • From virtual club nights to live workouts and viral art challenges, national lockdowns have prompted a wave of creative uses of social media. (CreativeReview)
  • Jeremy Deller on the social and political importance of rave culture. (RA
  • No short cuts: How Enrico Sangiuliano became the best-selling artist in techno. (Mixmag
  • 20 questions with Paul van Dyk. (Billboard
  • Duke Dumont: "I've got six or seven top 40 U.K. records... And I'm saying, 'It does not make you a success.'" (Billboard
  • Pete Tong talks about a road trip to Ibiza, cycling 600 miles to San Francisco and his visits to Brazil. (Metro)
  • From Detroit to the world: The history and evolution of techno. (Red Bull
  • Inside the Defected Records 'Hype Machine' (MBW
  • Warner Chappell's Paul Smith on how A&R is adapting to Covid-19: “We're seeing a real surge in dance music again at the minute, the requests we're getting in terms of a capellas and the top-lines on dance music right now is super exciting" (Music Week
  • Brian Eno has remixed Told from Headie One and Fred again.. new mixtape GANG. (RA
  • Wata Igarashi is starting a record label called WIP. (RA
  • Luke Vibert is releasing a trilogy of albums on Hypercolour this year. (RA
  • Dekmantel is to release upsammy's debut album, Zoom, on 8 June. (RA
  • Diplo has released a country-inspired EP titled Do Si Do. (DJ Mag
  • James Blake has released his new song You're Too Precious. (RA
  • Above & Beyond, members of the Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep family and 70 frontline workers have come together for a charity single. (DJ Mag
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