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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
This Feeling (feat. Suli Breaks & Nathan Ball)
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"I am happy to say they are back and this is the official new single. It's called This Feeling. It features Suli Breaks & Nathan Ball and they are sounding pretty hot. It is the return of Faithless."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 35.18 here.
Label: Jo Power, BMG
Management: Jai Shaw, ATC 
Publishing: Liam Trappe, Warner Chappell  
National Radio: Jay Ahmed, Your Army  
Online & PressClara Suess, Suess Media 
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army
Live: Nick Matthews, Paradigm  
24 Jul 2020
  • Spotify and Universal Music Group have finalised a new and expanded multi-year global licensing agreement. (Billboard)
  • Police were called to shut down an illegal rave in London last weekend. (DJ Mag
  • 3,000 people flout COVID-19 guidelines to attend illegal rave near Bath. (RA
  • Amplify London, a partnership between the London Music Fund and YouTube Music, announced its first five funded grassroots music projects. (RotD)
  • The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has revealed that Viagogo offered to sell the European entities of StubHub, in a bid to gain the watchdog’s approval of its merger with the fellow secondary ticketer. (IQ)
  • Red Bull is to close or sell off its 11 studios around the world and cancel all music events. (RA)
  • GROOVE Magazine and Goethe-Institut announce music journalism programme for aspiring writers. (RA
  • Families of the Oakland Ghost Ship fire victims have received a $32.7 million settlement from City Of Oakland. (DJ Mag
  • Fatboy Slim, Pete Tong and Norman Jay OBE have all committed to the #LetUsDance initiative and issued an urgent plea to the UK government to support the dance music clubs and events sector. (Standard
  • TikTok and Believe have struck a global distribution & marketing deal. (RotD
  • AI artist discovery platform Andrson has launched a web version of its app. (RotD
  • Polifonic team to host Alternate Festival this month with '99% Italian artists'. (RA
  • Tomorrowland have revealed set times for the forthcoming digital 2020 festival, Tomorrowland Around The World. (DJ Mag
  • Manchester music venues Gorilla and The Deaf Institute have been purchased by Tokyo Industries and saved from closure. (MEN
  • A COVID-19 spread-prevention experiment is set to take place at a 4000-capacity indoor concert next month in Germany. (DJ Mag
  • A socially-distanced “rave in a box” series, called Puffin Box, is coming to Manchester this summer from promoters La Discothèque. (DJ Mag
  • We Are FSTVL's flagship UK edition will not place in 2020. (Barking&DagenhamPost
  • Dirtybird's CampINN has been rescheduled to 2021 due to COVID-19. (EDMTunes
  • The UK Government has announced that socially distanced indoor music performances can return in August. (DJ Mag)
  • Livestreams: With no return date for shows in sight, fans and artists are adapting to a new way of experiencing music together. Whether it’ll keep everyone satisfied — and paid — is still unclear. (NYTimes)
  • Tencent is ready to own the record industry. (David Turner
  • DJ Flight on EQ50 mentorship: “We hope it inspires a new generation of womxn in drum ‘n’ bass” (Mixmag
  • DJ Mag: "After reflecting on how we can tackle the issues within the electronic music industry as a publication, we deliver our pledge to you, presenting significant changes within the company in order to better represent the scene — from the way we do business, to who we work with, and give coverage to."
  • Amsterdam's De School has addressed accusations of racial injustice and sexual harassment in a live podcast recorded from the club. (DJ Mag
  • Where can I party in Ibiza? A full list of beach clubs, day venues and bars open in 2020. (Mixmag
  • DT704 – Quenum (DT
  • RA.737 DJ Perception (RA
  • Beau 'Ode to Ibiza' set in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Shanti Celeste | Boiler Room: Streaming From Isolation (Boiler Room)
  • Ross From Friends | Boiler Room: Streaming From Isolation (Boiler Room
  • Robert Hood | Boiler Room: Streaming From Isolation (Boiler Room
  • Maceo Plex DJ set - J2v Virtual Festival | @Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Maya Jane Coles DJ set - J2v Virtual Festival | @Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Daniel Avery DJ set - J2v Virtual Festival | @Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Nina Kraviz DJ set - J2v Virtual Festival | @Beatport Live  (Beatport
  • KMLN DJ set - ReConnect: Organic House | Bali | @Beatport Live (Beatport
  • Britta Arnold DJ set - ReConnect: Organic House | Koh Phangan | @Beatport Live (beatport
  • On Our Radar: July 2020 (beatportal
  • 5 Facts, 5 Tracks: Zero T (DT
  • Renegade Riddims: AON (DT
  • Building Blocks: FJAAK (RA
  • Impact: Sammy Virji (Mixmag
  • Recognise: UNIQUU3 (DJ Mag
  • Selections: Julianna Barwick (DJ Mag
  • In conversation: Anz & DJ Paulette. (DJ Mag
  • EX.516 The Hour: First DJ Sets (RA
  • 'Total Magic': How Mutabor breathed life into Moscow's scene. (RA
  • Listen to a Black History Month symposium about Detroit techno with Mike Banks. (MEMCO)
  • Wolfgang Gartner breaks down his new Tucson EP (and confesses his love for Kool & The Gang). (Billboard
  • UK garage's schism in the early 2000s forced a generation to adapt, but the scene is bubbling with fresh optimism. (RA
  • The gambling world’s transition to implementing electronic dance music. (WeRaveYou
  • Going underground in Cardiff, a hidden hotbed of drum'n'bass energy. (RedBull
  • How Ministry of Sound redefined dance music culture. (WeRaveYou
  • Watch Kygo discuss his favourite summer activities and preview his upcoming performance with Ryan Tedder. (Billboard
  • "Future Rave" pioneers David Guetta and Morten claim their territory with New Rave EP. (
  • Patrick Topping isn’t who you thought he was. (beatportal
  • John Digweed on the intricacies of a VR festival performance and the impact of Covid-19 on dance music. (  
  • Suzi Analogue on Teenage Engineering’s new initiative to support Black artistry. (ElectronicBeats
  • Aluna Francis on her personal and musical ‘Renaissance,’ continuing the fight for equality. (DA
  • Mr. Mitch: all music made by Black people is Black music. (DJ Mag
  • Chris Inperspective: Black people should own Black art. (DJ Mag
  • DJ Noir: The '160' movement must not erase its Black roots. (DJ Mag
  • 20 questions with Inner City. (Billboard
  • Inner City talks We All Move Together and diversity in dance music. (Forbes
  • Kaskade unveils the second single from impending compilation album, Destinations: Living Room. (DA
  • Inner City have released their first new album in 30 years. (DJ Mag
  • Shaquille O’Neal teams up with Eliminate on monstrous dubstep number, Tear It Up. (DA
  • The Avalanches share two new tracks, featuring Jamie XX and Neneh Cherry. (DJ Mag
  • Shanti Celeste is next up for The Sound Of Love International compilation series. (RA
  • Armin van Buuren will drop a new EP, Lost Tapes, of unreleased music later this month. (DJ Mag
  • DJs The Black Madonna and Joey Negro have changed their names in response to the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Madonna is now The Blessed Madonna while Joey Negro will go by his given name Dave Lee. (BBC)
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