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Dance To The Devil
Michael Bibi
Solid Grooves
"This week's ENT comes from one of the UK's hottest rising stars. I have been going on about him on this show for quite some time now, and he continues to deliver. As part of Solid Groove's 2020 Summer sampler, it's a world premiere, a world exclusive, a brand new cut from Michael Bibi called Dance To The Devil. Shuffle to this and turn it up."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.52 here.
LabelAlberto Bragado, Solid Grooves
ManagementAlberto Bragado, Prime Culture
RadioJake Price & Will Lawes, Dispersion PR
Club: Jake Price, Dispersion PR
OnlineJake Price, Dispersion PR
Live: Steve Hogan, WME
14 Aug 2020
  • ICM Partners has hired International music agent Simon Clarkson. He will be based in Los Angeles and brings with him several impressive clients including international superstar Skrillex, Alison Wonderland, Aluna George and San Holo. (RotD
  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group has announced its unaudited financial results for the April to June quarter. Revenues were RMB6.93bn ($981m), an increase of 18% year-over-year, and up 14% to RMB13.2bn for the first six months of the year. Profit in the year to date was down by 4% to RMB1.83bn ($259m). Paying subscribers reached 47.1m, an increase of 52% compared with June last year. (Variety)
  • An illegal rave in the Lozère region of France that attracted nearly 10,000 people was shut down by police at the weekend. (Mixmag
  • will host a 24-hour stream on 15 August featuring more than 30 Indian artists and labels. (RA
  • Secretsundaze, the London-based record label, promoter, and studio space, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to build a new community studio and secure the future of Secretsundaze. (DJ Mag)
  • A £270,000 aid package has been announced for artists and live music industry by the BPI. (DJ Mag
  • Music industry workers marched in Manchester calling on the government to provide for employees in the touring and festival events sectors. (DJ Mag
  • Live Nation's Crew Nation Global Relief Fund has raised $15m to support live music crews who have been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Hits
  • Pioneer DJ has released a documentary on COVID-19’s impact on the electronic music industry. (Pioneer DJ
  • Triller has signed a deal with 7digital for access to a global catalogue of 80 million tracks for its users to soundtrack clips. In addition, 7digital will provide Triller with back-end support for tracking usage and reporting to labels including Sony, Universal Music Group, Merlin and Warner Music Group. (Billboard)
  • EDC Las Vegas’ 2021 edition has sold out in under 24 hours. (DJ Mag
  • Burning Man has launched a crowdfunding campaign to secure the future of the annual event. (DJ Mag
  • San Francisco's Outside Lands has announced the digital replacement for 2020 iteration, Inside Lands. (DA
  • NAMM 2021 has been cancelled and is being replaced by a weeklong digital event Believe In Music. (Magnetic
  • The Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix, Illenium, and Kaskade to headline Ottawa's Escapade 2021. (DA
  • Perspectives from the scene: Amanda Mussi (RA
  • Streaming’s remuneration model cannot be ‘fixed’. (Midia
  • Streaming can't be fixed. (FirstFloor)
  • AFEM (Association for Electronic Music) sponsor a confidential support service for anyone affected by sexual harassment within the Electronic Music industry. Health Assured provide the service to ensure confidential expert counselling. A safe and supportive environment for anyone who has been affected and needs guidance and support. Call 0800 030 5182 // Outside the UK: +44 800 030 5182 - where trained experts will listen and support. Please state AFEM when calling
  • Review: Can Virtual DJ really create acapellas, instrumentals and isolate stems in real-time? (DJ Mag
  • The headphones that even a DJ can't break? (BBC - Ben Morris) 
  • Roland has released the 2.0 version update for their TR-8S Rhythm Performer. (Magnetic
  • Rane releases MKII editions of Seventy-Two mixer and Twelve controller. (DJTechTools
  • Co-founder Daniel Haver and Mate Galic are to step down as CEO and President of Native Instruments on 1 October 2020. (MusicTech
  • Peach, DMX Krew, DJ Storm are set to livestream from The Pickle Factory in London. (RA
  • Hï Ibiza had named Black Coffee, The Martinez Brothers, F*** Me I’m Famous!, FISHER, Glitterbox and more was 2021 residents. (DA
  • Berghain will open to the public as an art gallery and will be raising funds to help keep the venue going through lockdown. (Mixmag
  • Chicago producer The Twilite Tone has signed to Stones Throw for his debut album, The Clearing. (RA
  • Warner Chappell Music has signed a worldwide publishing deal with British DJ and producer, Nathan Dawe. (RotD)
  • Insomniac Music Group has signed a long-term exclusive worldwide music publishing partnership with the indie music publisher CTM Publishing. (RotD
  • DT707 – GAWP (DT
  • RA.740 KMRU (RA
  • Mix of the Day: Jossy Mitsu (RA
  • Hollis Parker in The Lab LDN (Mixmag)
  • One World Radio - Future Friday with David Guetta & MORTEN (Tomorrowland
  • Patrick Topping, Calton Hill, Edinburgh | Terminal V Connect | Beatport Live (PatrickTopping
  • Seth Troxler, Ash Lauryn, Soul Clap, Deon Cole, Analog Soul and more for Rave The Vote. (Lost Resort)
  • Todd Edwards and Poolside with TOKiMONSTA (Lost Resort)
  • The 10 best drum & bass acts you’ve (probably) never heard of. (beatportal
  • Hot new tracks for August 2020. (IbizaSpotlight
  • On Cue: CC:Disco! (DJ Mag
  • Selections: Setaoc Mass (DJ Mag
  • Renegade Riddims: Mrs Magoo (DT
  • Grassroots action: How Young Urban Arts Foundation are helping young people through creative pursuits. (DJ Mag
  • Artist of the Month: Amelie Lens (beatportal
  • How a hit Spotify playlist is made in 2020. (Complex
  • Kikelomo: London-Nigerian excellence in Berlin. (RA
  • M.F.S: Observatory: Italy's most prolific tech-house duo. (iDJ
  • 8 essential facts about the new LP from Bronson, a shining collaboration from Odesza and Golden Features. (Billboard
  • EX.519 Mr Scruff reflects on the state of dance music and his recent DJ Kicks mix. (RA
  • Nathan Dawe talks working with KSI and Ella Henderson on new single Lighter. (OCC
  • How indie developers are re-imagining social apps to save the iconic Burning Man festival. (TechCrunch
  • Social media, dance music, and the spirit of modern youth activism. (ElectronicBeats
  • Forget another summer of love - this is the summer of crisis for UK raving. (DJ Mag
  • Want a record deal? Call a TikTok marketing company. (RollingStone)
  • Jesse Osborne-Lanthier is releasing his next album through Haunter Records on 8 September. (RA
  • Denis Sulta will release a new EP called This Moment Of Silence in September. (DJ Mag
  • HOOVERSOUND reveals the third release, from UK producer HØST. (RA
  • Diplo and Joji connect on the catchy new pop crossover, Daylight. (DA
  • Techno artist and eco-activist Chris Korda to release a new album on Perlon. (RA
  • Haitian DJ Michael Brun to undertake 'geo-fenced' US tour. (RollingStone)
  • Legowelt's next album, Unconditional Contours, was made during a visit to the Swiss Museum For Electronic Music Instruments in Fribourg. (RA
  • DJ Swivel has launched two new YouTube series called "Story Time" and "Just The Tips." (
  • Marie Davidson is back with a new album, called Renegade Breakdown, on Ninja Tune as part of a trio called Marie Davidson & L'Œil Nu. (RA
  • DJ and production duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike are launching a music, gaming and lifestyle agency called The Smash Universe. (Variety
  • Cercle has announced an intimate Disclosure performance from the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia on 17 August ahead of their new album launch later this month. (YourEDM
  • Kaskade is suing F.P. Holdings, the company behind the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, for $7.95m for failing to pay the remainder of his contract after closing the venue last November. (Billboard
  • Legendary Chicago promoter and Medusa's club founder, Dave Shelton, has died. (DJ Mag
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