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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Ninja Tune
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"This young lady really announced herself on the scene last year and I am really excited about what she is doing. This is really a tease drop ahead of a brand new EP that is going to come out in October. Her name is TSHA. We previewed this last week. This is the brilliant Sister."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 36.23 here.
Label: Ninja Tune
Management: Adam Moujahid & Olivia Whyman, 285 Group
Publishing: Hugo Turquet & Jacob Porritt, BMG Publishing
Radio: Andy Park & Joe Dodson, All Ears
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army 
Online & TV: Tom Adcock, Ninja Tune
Live: Michael Harvey-Bray (WW except North & South America) / Latane Hughes (North & South America), Paradigm
04 Sep 2020
  • Short-video app Triller has made a $20bn offer with investment firm Centricus Asset Management for the assets of rival TikTok that China’s ByteDance is seeking to a divest. (Reuters)
  • 25 people have been hospitalised with carbon monoxide poisoning following a "cave rave" in Oslo. (DJMag
  • 3000 people attended a Bank Holiday rave in the Brecon Beacons in Wales despite threat of £10k fine. (Mixmag
  • Online music marketplace Discogs' global sales in the first half of 2020 were up nearly 30% over the same period last year. (Billboard)
  • BBC Radio 1 announced Disclosure, Amelie Lens, Joy Orbison and DJ EZ as the latest additions to its Residency line-up, with shows every Sunday night into Monday morning. (RotD)
  • DJ Erick Morillo has died aged 49. His death comes a few weeks after he was arrested in Miami on sexual battery charges. (Mixmag
  • TikTok creators will soon be able to sell merchandise they design and create directly to fans via the app itself. (Verge)
  • Amazon Music will now allow artists to livestream directly within its platform through a partnership with Amazon-owned Twitch. (Billboard)
  • Carl Cox, Faithless, Fatboy Slim and more locked in for Brighton Music Conference 2020. (DJMag
  • Insomniac has cancelled the rest of its 2020 events and announced a new house-focused festival Day Trip for 2021. (Billboard
  • Glastonbury organisers aim to have the festival back in June, Emily Eavis has said. There have been online rumours of a move to September. (BBC)
  • Uganda's Nyege Nyege Festival has postponed its 2020 edition until December. (DJMag
  • The pros and cons of YouTube Music. (Adam Bowie)
  • Online piracy more sophisticated and insidious than ever. (David Newhoff)
  • How music professionals use data to market new releases. (Water&Music - Julie Knibbe)
  • Algoriddim introduces Neural Mix Pro, an AI-driven music editing app for producers. (DJTechTools
  • Serato has added Beatport LINK and Beatsource LINK streaming to their DJ software in a new beta, Serato DJ Pro 2.4. (DJMag
  • Melbourne venue Colour is starting a record label called Colour Club Records. (RA
  • London venue FOLD is launching its own label. (RA
  • D.O.D and Armada Music celebrate exclusive signing with release of first single: 'Cardboard Box'. (RotD)
  • i_o introduces new label 444 imprint and signs with Armada Music. (
  • Atlantic Records UK has signed DJ/producer Joel Corry to a long-term artist deal. It will continue to work with Warner Music’s ADA affiliated Perfect Havoc on Corry’s next two singles. (RotD)
  • DT710 – Saffron Stone (DT
  • RA.743 DJ Holographic (RA
  • Fact mix 773: The 83rd (Fact
  • NUDE35: Fernanda Martins (DT
  • Magnetic Mix 115: Weska (Magnetic
  • Podcast 659: Darktwaine (XLR8R
  • Yaeji in Place (BoilerRoom
  • Ben Böhmer live from a hot air balloon high above Cappadocia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Turkey. (Cercle
  • The 15 best house tracks of August 2020 (Magnetic
  • Meet the MC: V9 (DJMag
  • Renegade Riddims: pyxis (DT
  • Selections: Errol (DJMag
  • Q&A: Tom & Collins (DA
  • Let’s Talk: Ronnie Spiteri (Inflyte
  • Jimpster: On 25 years of Freerange and more. (iDJ
  • Kombé’s Subsumption Rhythm is a club track for a rave in outerspace. (Electronicbeats
  • How South Africa’s dance floors provide hope and safety in the face of oppression. (beatportal
  • Berlin-based house and techno producer Eluize details the techniques behind her new track. (XLR8R
  • EX.522 Kate NV (RA
  • DJ Dougal: "We weren't the coolest kids… but we were the friendliest!" (iDJ
  • Club Future Nostalgia is Dua Lipa's wildest flirtation with the underground. (ElectronicBeats
  • Kelly Lee Owens is inspiring transcendental moments. (Mixmag
  • How Kelly Lee Owens learned to thrive alone. (Fader
  • Felix Jaehn on normalising the conversation around mental health: "There's light at the end of the tunnel" (
  • Are Minecraft concerts the future of electronic music? (NocturnalTimes
  • Mixmag talks to Ibiza's wellness and beauty businesses about life on the White Isle in 2020. 
  • Illenium talks about the new single, the creative freedom of departing a major label and the secrets of making something sound epic. (Billboard
  • How it was made: Bob Moses - Desire (Magnetic
  • Bob Moses break down their new album Desire track by track. (Billboard)
  • Erick Morillo’s death is an avoidable tragedy that leaves a hole in the lives of his loved ones, while also denying a woman justice from the crimes he was accused of. (Clash)
  • Disclosure: “Some people want us to make ‘Latch’ over and over again”. (NME)
  • Disclosure on new album ENERGY and the healing power of dance music: ‘No matter what happens, there’s always going to be raves’ (iNews)
  • Faithless to return with All Blessed, their first new album in a decade, on 23 October. (RA)

  • Goldie has created an exclusive T-shirt to raise funds to feed elephants at Tree Tops Elephant Reserve in Phuket. (DJMag
  • Avalon Emerson takes charge of the next DJ-Kicks mix series. (Mixmag
  • 3LAU releases Apocalyptic via Martin Garrix's STMPD RCRDS. (DA
  • Cormac launches new record label Polari with Crossbreed founder Kiwi as its first release. (Mixmag
  • Armin van Buuren has released a new record under his Rising Star alias called The Voice. (EDMTunes
  • Alison Wonderland has launched her own “How to DJ For Beginners” series on YouTube. (DA
  • Autechre to release new album SIGN on Warp Records in October. (RA
  • Hot Chip will release a LateNightTales mix on October 2nd. (RA
  • SiriusXM's BPM Channel is to host a week of Avicii programming for mental health awareness. (Billboard
  • The cryptic maze to uncover Madeon’s secret EP has been solved. (DA)  
  • Maceo Plex releases new single to raise money for the ACLU to fight voter suppression. (RA
  • Nicky Romero has unveiled his deeper music alias, monocule. (EDMTunes
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