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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Gold Teeth
Disco Halal
out now
"This week's ENT is a desperate attempt to keep those summer vibes going and is brand new from Tunnelvisions. A couple of months ago they dropped an awesome EP on Solomun's Diynamic label and we featured many tracks from that. This is a slight switch up of style as they go for a release on Moscoman's Disco Halal label. This is called Gold Teeth and we think it is a magnificent way to close out the summer."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31.17 here.
Label: Moscoman, Disco Halal
Management: Lex van Aken  / Niels Voorbach Publishing: Coen Tegelberg, Cloud 9
Radio: James Jackson, Listen Up!
Club: James Marsh, Listen Up!
Online PR: Aly McHugh & Dujon Fairweather, Listen Up!
Live: Pieter Ridder, We Are E
02 Oct 2020
  • Netherlands-based electronic dance promoter ID&T has informed staff that 40% of jobs would be lost as the company goes through a drastic reorganisation. (IQ
  • Liverpool's Melodic Distraction radio station says they're being forced out of their studio. (RA
  • Hypertribe has launched its second series of workshops designed to empower women musicians with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. (Mixmag
  • R&S Records co-founder Renaat Vandepapeliere has been accused of racism and negligence by LA-based artist Eddington Again. (DJMag) R&S has terminated its contract with Eddington Again, after the LA-based artist published emails in which founder Renaat Vandepapeliere responded dismissively to criticism raised about the label’s silence on the Black Lives Matter movement. (Mixmag
  • Ibiza will go into partial lockdown from today (2 Oct) after coronavirus spread quickly on the party island. Parties of more than five people will be banned, children’s playgrounds will be shut down and bars and restaurants will have to close at 10pm, the Balearic Islands government said. (iNews
  • Sacha Lord, Co-Founder of Parklife and The Warehouse Project, and Night Time Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester has joined the board of the Night Time Industries Association. (Decoded)
  • UK Nightlife:
    In a Sky News interview with Health Minister Helen Whately said “It doesn’t make sense to continue supporting jobs where there simply isn’t work at the moment.” Kay Burley responded “So you’re not going to support the nightlife industry? It’s done?”. (Twitter)

    In an interview with Sky News, the apprenticeships & Skills Minister and MP for Chichester Gillian Keegan said: "It is hard to see how nightclubs will open until we have some kind of long-term way to deal with coronavirus. That is for sure true."  (Mixmag

    Fat Tony has used an appearance on Sky News to blast the UK government's approach to nightlife during the coronavirus pandemic. (Mixmag

    Calvin Harris has said on Instagram that ‘the UK government is treating music industry like s**t’. 

    Music Venue Trust has issued a dire warning to the UK government that the entire grassroots live music sector is now at “red alert status” and has called on the wider music industry to support its ongoing #saveourvenues campaign by taking “decisive, direct action” to ensure every venue can survive and re-open safely. (RotD)
  • Livestreaming platform Twitch is introducing a new tool, Soundtrack by Twitch, which will allow creators to add licensed music within their streams. (TechCrunch) At launch, Soundtrack by Twitch is working with a variety of label and distribution partners, but doesn’t have agreements with the majors themselves.
  • YouTube Music begins testing Spotify-style daily ‘My Mix’ playlists. (9to5Google)
  • Sensorium Corporation, in partnership with The Night League & High Scream announced David Guetta as the first DJ to officially join Sensorium Galaxy — a social VR platform. (PRNewswire)
  • France has banned gatherings of over 1,000 attendants in 11 cities across the country. (DJMag
  • DJ Bone and RADION have booked DJ Stingray and Surgeon for limited-capacity Further weekender in Amsterdam. (RA
  • Beyond Wonderland is returning to San Bernardino in 2021. (
  • Walker & Royce, Mija, Sonny Fodera, and more confirmed for Dirtybird Couchout virtual festival. (DA
  • Mad Zoo has announced the line-up for Stratosfest, an event taking place within Minecraft on 23-24 October. Above & Beyond, Ferry Corsten, Ilan Bluestone, Tritonal, Gabriel & Dresden, Darude, Qrion, Attlas and Mat Zo will perform exclusive sets. (IQ
  • Bonnaroo organizers have postponed the festival’s dates for a third time in response to COVID-19. It will now take place 2-5 September 2021. (DA
  • Charlotte de Witte, Eric Prydz, Armin van Buuren and Paul Kalkbrenner are among the first names announced for EDC Europe 2021. (DJMag
  • So, how can artists and songwriters can get paid? (Midia)
  • Could the DJ livestreaming renaissance be over? (DJTechTools
  • This counterproductive curfew is a joke’: why it could be too late for Britain’s nightlife. (Telegraph)
  • Live DMA, the European non-governmental network working to support and to promote the conditions of the live music sector, has issued a report highlighting how European music venues expect 76% less audience and 64% less income in 2020. (LiveDMA)
  • Create/OS has made an online record deal simulator that lets users forecast how many streams they’ll need to turn a profit, based on figures like record label advance, the percentage split, marketing costs and deal type. (DJMag
  • Corsica Studios has launched a fundraising competition. (DJMag
  • Canavan's Peckham Pool Club has closed. (RA
  • DT714 – Wongo (DT)
  • RA.747 Kabuto (RA
  • Fact mix 777: JamesBangura (Fact
  • Podcast 663: Pontiac Streator (XLR8R
  • Magnetic Mix 120: 8Kays (Magnetic
  • Above & Beyond: Group Therapy 400 live on The River Thames, London. (Above&Beyond
  • The 15 best bass tracks of September 2020 (Magnetic)  
  • The 15 best house tracks of September 2020 (Magnetic
  • Renegade Riddims: Kallan HK (DT
  • Fresh Kicks 144: Edge Slayer (DJMag
  • Selections: Deena Abdelwahed (DJMag
  • My Musical Influences: Eddie Amador (DT
  • Introducing: Mathame, the Italian Techno Duo finding fans in every corner of dance music. (beatportal
  • Q&A: Swole Sauce (DA
  • Ray Mang: A one-man disco machine (iDJ
  • How TikTok has changed the music industry. (NPR
  • Spotify spin counts are the holy grail in the music industry right now. But manipulating these numbers can be the death of an independent musician's career. (Venture)
  • With touring on pause, artists are looking almost anywhere for income. As Harry Levin learns, for some, that means online education. (beatportal
  • New job support plans 'leave nightclubs behind'. (BBC)
  • Promoters, managers and agents warn that Britain’s creative industries, worth billions to the economy, are being hung out to dry. (Telegraph)
  • Beatportal catch up with selector extraordinaire Vladimir Ivkovic and Making Time founder Dave P. to hear more about Friday’s 36-hour livestream. 
  • The otherworldly perfectionist Zora Jones. (ElectronicBeats
  • ZULI: Where do you go (RA)  
  • Róisín Murphy on the disco revival: “I’m back to snatch Dua Lipa and Jessie Ware’s wigs!” (NME
  • Róisín Murphy: ‘Basically, I’m JG Ballard sex-pop’ (Independent)
  • Jessie Ware on dance music in the age of quarantine. (RollingStone
  • Calvin Harris breaks down the production process behind his collaborative track with The Weeknd, Over Now. [video] (YouTube
  • Carl Cox talks future music and Awesome Soundwave label. (WeRaveYou
  • Rediscovering paradise with Kelly Lee Owens. (Face
  • Marie Davidson: ‘We were the under-under-under of the underground’. (Guardian)
  • Richie Hawtin on the interdisciplinary nature of creativity (and that Prada/Raf Simons show soundtrack). (StyleZeitgeist
  • Checking in with Tiësto: Lamborghinis, Kanye stories, Ableton houses, and new music. (GQ
  • David Guetta: "I texted Sia - the world needs us now" (Standard)
  • Mark Hawkins, FKA Marquis Hawkes, will be known by his given name from now on. (RA
  • Kölsch has released his fourth album, Now Here No Where, on Kompakt. (RA
  • Michael Zucker, DJ, producer and head of the Finale Sessions label, has died after a two-year battle with colon cancer. (RA
  • Wendy Carlos has published a statement criticising the new biography of her life as “bogus”. (Mixmag)
  • Disclosure, Idris Elba, Oliver Heldens, The Prodigy, Underworld and Alison Wonderland all feature on the FIFA 21 VOLTA gameplay mode soundtrack. (DJMag
  • Steve Aoki is opening a shop with iconic sports memorabilia, Pokémon cards, and modern art. (
  • Diplo is now a playable character in FIFA 21. (DJMag
  • Pendulum to stream a live set from 150-year-old Victorian military fort today (2 October). (DJMag
  • Major Lazer have announced that the group's fourth album will be released 23 October. (Billboard
  • Oliver Heldens' latest livestream is a big risk, but it could form a new business model. (Billboard
  • Rebekah has posted an open letter with #ForTheMusic pledge against sexual harassment in dance music. (DJMag
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