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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Both Of Us
Jayda G
Ninja Tune
out now
"It comes from a lady who's releasing her first material since the 2019 debut album Significant Changes. The EP came about after a chance meeting with the artist Fred again... The full EP is coming out on 3 July and this track is out now on Ninja Tune. It's this week's ENT. It is magnificent, it's called Both Of Us from Jayda G."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 34.58 here.
Label: Ninja Tune
ManagementSimon Gold, This Is Music
Publishing: Jayda G – Copyright Control / Fred again.. Promised Land Music / Universal Music Publishing Group
RadioMartin Cook, Your Army
Club: Tom Currie,Your Army
Live: Ben Start, Higher Ground
05 Jun 2020
  • Tencent Holdings is said to be in talks to buy a $200m stake in Warner Music Group as part of the record company’s IPO. (Variety)
  • Warner Music Group priced its IPO at $25 per share, valuing the company at $12.75bn. At the closing bell on the Nasdaq, the share price had risen by 20.5% to $30.12, which would have granted a market cap value of $15.39bn. (HR)
  • Spain will not allow entry for British tourists until the UK’s coronavirus figures “improve”. (Mixmag)
  • 80% of Ibiza and Formentera hoteliers are undecided as to whether they will open at all this season, according to a survey by the Hotel Business Federation of Ibiza and Formentera. (TheIbizian)  
  • After raising nearly £400,000 for out-of-work creatives, the UK version of United We Stream will be reconfigured to benefit Manchester’s night-time businesses. (IQ
  • AceMo, Kush Jones, Scratcha DVA share donation-matching fundraising initiative following George Floyd's death. (RA
  • Marshmello, Bassnectar, Alison Wonderland and more speak out after the death of George Floyd. (Billboard
  • The Weeknd has urged major labels and streaming services "to go big and public" with donations to racial equality organisations. (DJ Mag
  • #BlackOutTuesday: News, Features and Resources
    - Music companies across the globe took part in Black Out Tuesday. (MusicAlly)
    SpotifyApple MusicYouTube, and Amazon unite in support of Black Out Tuesday (Verge
    - Chicago’s DJ Slugo talks his experiences with police racism and brutality, and meeting George Floyd. (beatportal
    - "Silence equals violence": Mayne of BLVK JCVK on protests, equality, and the crushing pain of a knee to the neck. (
    - Let’s get real, Black Lives Matter in the dance music scene: An open letter to the dance music community from a black raver. (EDM Identity
    - Now isn’t the time for more music industry silence. (Vulture
    - The music industry fails black people every day. (Vice
    - Welcome to the anti-racism movement - here’s what you’ve missed. (Establishment)
    - How to educate yourself about racism and white privilege. (EnfntsTerribles)
    - Anti-racism resources for white people. (Google)
    - Here’s how you can support the fight against systemic racism, inequality and police brutality. (DJ Mag

  • Gismart, the mobile game and app developer, has launched a partnership program Games for Artists where partner musicians can promote their brand and music via Gismart’s new hyper-casual games. (RotD)
  • Streaming service Clubify has launched with a purpose built multi channel platform that operates on a subscription or VOD basis and transparent payment policy for electronic music. (RotD
  • Endlesss, the iOS music-making app from Tim Exile, takes to Kickstarter for desktop version. (TechCrunch)
  • Bandcamp is to donate 100% of its sale proceeds on 19 June to NAACP legal defense fund. (Magnetic
  • Beatport has donated all proceeds taken on Tuesday 2 June to the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). (DJ Mag
  • TikTok donated $3m from its Community Relief Fund to non-profits that help the Black community and committing another $1m toward fighting the racial injustice and inequality.
  • Tampa's Sunset Music Festival has been rescheduled to 26 and 27 December. (EDMTunes)  
  • Romania's Untold Festival 2020 has been cancelled. (EDMTunes
  • Online electronic music festival Digital Mirage 2.0, which was due to take place this weekend, has been postponed as they do not want to divert any attention from the Black Lives Matter movement. (DA
  • The Virtual Electronic Music Summit will be held 4-7 June to tackle challenges faced by the music industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (RotD)
  • Tomorrowland announces Around The World digital and interactive festival to take place on 25 & 26 July. (We Rave You
  • Junction 2 Festival presents J2V, a unique virtual event taking place this Saturday (6 June) featuring Daniel Avery, Richie Hawtin, Maya Jane Coles, ANNA, Octa Octo and more.
  • The global music industry will decline in 2020. (Midia)
  • What is the future of virtual concerts on Fortnite and other online games? (MusicAlly)
  • Recovery economics: Bounce forward not back. (Midia)
  • Berlin police shut down a floating techno party protest in support of shuttered clubs in the city on Sunday. (EDMTunes
  • Ibiza Rocks is set to launch poolside sessions on the White Isle from 1 July. (Mixmag
  • Destino Ibiza resort announces its season opening on 16 July. (EDMTunes
  • Socially distanced event series called Further launches in Amsterdam at club RADION. (DA
  • DT697 – Bassel Darwish (DT
  • RA.731 DJ Tennis (RA
  • Magnetic Mix 100: Sara Landry (Magnetic
  • Choice Mix: Eluize (Red Bull
  • Low Heat | Kode9 (Boiler Room
  • Fat Tony ft Raven in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Arielle Free | Ministry Weekender | London DJ Set (Ministry of Sound
  • Pete Tong | Ministry Weekender | Los Angeles DJ Set (Ministry of Sound
  • James Hype | Ministry Weekender | London DJ Set (Ministry of Sound)  
  • Kölsch streaming live from Copenhill (Kölsch
  • David Guetta / United at Home - Fundraising Live from NYC (David Guetta
  • LOSTResort EP.12: A-Trak & Dave 1, Open Mike, with Special Guest Dr. Todd Boyd hosted by TOKiMONSTA (Lost Resort)
  • Hot new tracks for June (Ibiza Spotlight
  • The best electronic music songs of May 2020 (Fader)  
  • The best techno on Beatport you might have missed. (beatportal
  • In conversation with… Wehbba (DT
  • Renegade Riddims: Solsan (DT
  • Yazzus is turning high-speed dance music into a transcendent experience. (Mixmag
  • Sprechen: It's Balearic up north… or is it? (iDJ)
  • 'Plamping hard': how DJs and creatives are earning a buck online via Twitch, Patreon, OnlyFans and more. (TheConversation
  • 20 things we’ve learned about music live streaming. (Medium - Phil Hutcheon, Dice)
  • How tech can save the music: Abandoning conventional thinking during a crisis. (Forbes)
  • Selections: B. Traits (DJ Mag
  • EX.512 Waajeed (RA
  • Dance Floor Epiphanies (RA
  • Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs can hear the birds again. (Flaunt
  • Franky Wah interview (OneEDM
  • Steve Aoki, Tokimonsta, Yaeji and more reflect on how their Asian heritage has influenced their music. (Billboard
  • Meet DJ Fat Tony, the unlikely cult hero of quarantine. (SundayTimes)
  • SOPHIE: behind the mixing board and under pop’s bonnet. (Face
  • How quarantine made David Guetta evaluate what he's doing with his life and inspired his livestream fundraisers. (Billboard
  • Honey Dijon has teased her new album Black Girl Magic is coming and it's first single, Not About You, will be out on 26 June. (Mixmag
  • Goldie launches new label, Fallen Tree 1Hundred. (RA
  • Calvin Harris shared a letter he received from Simon Dunmore at Defected Records after submitted a demo in 1999 ahead of his forthcoming debut on the label. (
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