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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
All I Want (feat. Andrea Martin)
Secondcity & Paul Woolford
Black Butter
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"This week's ENT is the coming together of the man who made I Wanna Feel -  a massive hit on Ministry of Sound back in 2014. We are talking about Secondcity, and a man who is riding high in the charts with his collaboration with Diplo and Kareen Lomax. We talking about Looking For Me by Mr Paul Woolford. So here they are: Secondcity and Paul Woolford teaming up with the incredible Andrea Martin for All I Want."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.26 here.
Label: Ciara Hanley, Black Butter Records 
Management: Secondcity - Joe Daly 
Publishing: Secondcity - Joe Daly
Radio: Martin Cook, Your Army 
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army 
TV: Peter Black, Black Butter Records 
Online: Jess & Abi, Infectious PR
16 Oct 2020
  • Get Physical Music and Zebralution join forces to extend Label Management and Distribution Services on a global scale, starting with Brazil. (RotD
  • Saffron has announced plans to bring its Mix Nights DJ course for women and minority genders to London this weekend. (Mixmag
  • Cultural spaces in the Berlin face scrutiny for throwing events while being given few options to stay afloat. (ElectronicBeats
  • The dance/electronic winners at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were The Chainsmokers (Top Dance Act), Marshmello “Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set” (Top Dance/Electronic Album) and Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee “Close To Me” (Top Dance/Electronic Song)
  • The majority of streaming listeners want musicians to be paid more by their respective platforms, a survey conducted by YouGov for #BrokenRecord says. (DJMag
  • Raj Chaudhuri has cited R&S co-founder Renaat Vandepapeliere’s unprogressive stance on ‘the roots of techno, Black Lives Matter, charity initiatives, diversity and basic decency’ as his reason for leaving his role in A&R at the label. (DJMag
  • A new documentary, Born Balearic: Jon Sa Trinxa and The Spirit of Ibiza, will be available next month. (DJMag
  • The Ibiza Government has plans for rapid COVID-19 testing systems to open a tourist corridor next summer. (DJMag)
  • The UK government is set to cover 67% of employees’ wages in businesses shut by Covid-19 restrictions, as part of the UK's winter economy scheme. (DJMag
  • Spotify reports that listening time for its collection of mental health playlists and associated content has surged in 2020. (DMN)
  • Spotify is launching a new feature that combines spoken word audio commentary with music tracks. The new format will allow Spotify to reproduce the radio-like experience of listening to a DJ or a music journalist offering their perspective on the music. But Spotify is also making it possible for anyone to use the format to create a music-filled podcast through an integration with Spotify’s own DIY podcasting app, Anchor. (TechCrunchSpotify)
  • Movement Detroit's 20-year spanning history is being commemorated in a new photography exhibition. (RA
  • Save Our Stages has launched livestream festival SOSFEST for 16-18 October featuring Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, Miley Cyrus, and more. (DA
  • Manchester and Salford initiative Save Our Scene launches campaign to help local music communities. (RA
  • Primavera Sound is organizing a "pilot concert" in collaboration with Barcelona's Hospital Germans Trias and the Fight AIDS And Infectious Diseases Foundation (FLSIDA) to assess the efficacy of recently developed rapid result Covid-19 tests. (RA
  • The BPM Festival has announced a three-day Ibiza event for 2021. As part of a collaboration between IMS and Pollen, BPM festival will host three events in Ibiza from the 29 April to the 1 May 2021. (DJMag
  • The promoters behind a controversial Chainsmokers concert held in Southampton, New York will be fined $20,000, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced via Twitter
  • New dance festival One Out is scheduled to launch in Surrey in June 2021, with Roger Sanchez among the headliners. (RotD)
  • Defected has launched a new three-part virtual event called We Dance As One. The first event will take place on 30 Friday and will feature Carl Cox, CamelPhat, Sam Divine and more. (RotD)
  • The US government has abandoned the music industry (Magnetic
  • Is it possible to party safely at dance events during the coronavirus pandemic? (Billboard
  • Goldie, SHERELLE, Fatboy Slim, Jyoty, HAAi and The Blessed Madonna share their thoughts on the UK government's disregard of nightlife. (Mixmag
  • The government's response to COVID-19 could kill live music as we know it. (DJMag
  • The 5 products that shaped DJ history. (DJTechTools
  • Understanding the CDJ-3000. (RA
  • Review: Pioneer DJ CDJ-3000 (Magnetic)
  • Atlanta club The Sound Table is to close at its current location after ten years. (RA
  • A former employee of Berlin club Salon zur Wilden Renate has opened up about racism he was subjected to by colleagues while working at the club. (Mixmag
  • The Arts Council of England has published the list of cultural venues benefited by the Culture Recovery Fund. Among the beneficiaries are nightclubs such as London’s Ministry of Sound (£975,000), Corsica Studios (£407,764), Electrowerkz (£78,000), Ormside Projects (£97,695) and Village Underground (£398,000); Bristol’s Motion (£884,796); Birmingham’s Leftfoot (£75,000); Manchester’s Gorilla (£255,500), Partisan Collective (£53,594) and Soup Kitchen (£186,579); and Leeds’ Mint Warehouse (£166,738). (Vice, Mixmag
  • DT716 – German Brigante (DT
  • RA.749 Nazar (RA
  • Magnetic Mix 122: PER QX (Magnetic
  • Fact mix 779: Severin Glance (Fact
  • XEN [ LIVE SET 002A ] (XEN
  • Podcast 665: HAAi (XLR8R
  • ZHU presents Billings Locomotive (Tito's Made To Order Festival 2020) (ZHU
  • SG Lewis in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Drunken Kong DJ set on the Hill of the Buddha, Japan. (Mixmag
  • Sub Focus and Wilkinson, @ Corfe Castle, Dorset (Mixmag)
  • Label Spotlight: 20 years ago, a college project brought Anjunabeats to life. (Billboard
  • Artist of the Month: Sub Focus and Wilkinson (beatportal
  • The sound of: Banoffee Pies Records. (DJMag
  • Renegade Riddims: NUANCE (DT
  • On our radar: October 2020 (beatportal
  • Get to know Öona Dahl, the Burning Man enchantress informed by psychedelia. (Mixmag
  • EX.528 Chris Korda. (RA
  • Selections: Machinedrum (DJMag
  • Data-driven startup Songfluencer uses analytics to drive TikTok marketing instead of “randomly handing checks to influencers”. (RollingStone)
  • State of Sync: How the entertainment industry is adapting. (Medium)
  • Pirate Studios are building a sustainable future for artists in uncertain times. (DJMag
  • Meet the NHS junior doctor who started a record label during lockdown. (Mixmag
  • An experimental record label wants to turn animations into pop stars. (RollingStone
  • Sub Focus and Wilkinson talk new album, exploring live instrumentation, and more. (
  • Nazira, the DJ who swapped molecular biology for techno. (Mixmag
  • "One day at a time": Nervo on persevering the challenges of breast cancer. ( 
  • Yaeji talks about community, collaboration, self-discovery on the dancefloor – and how a trip back to Korea sparked a creative rebirth. (Mixmag
  • Annie MacManus: The BBC Radio 1 DJ on life changes, post-Covid clubbing and the inspiration for her new novel. (iNews)
  • Kelly Lee Owens: The Welsh producer’s second album is a meditative, powerful techno-pop triumph in the face of a crumbling world. (NME)
  • Mat Zo breaks down his new album Illusion of Depth: 'I wanted to make a F--- You statement' (Billboard
  • The relationship between the dance music of the UK and South Africa stretches back decades. (Bandcamp
  • An easy guide to ADE’s online program. (beatportal
  • Resident Advisor, an online platform that specialises in electronic music and club culture, will receive £750,000 as part of the government’s arts support grant scheme has defended its application after the amount was described as “unfathomable”. (Guardian)
  • Eric Prydz has announced the release date (23 October) for his anticipated fan-favourite, NOPUS. (DJMag
  • The Bug reveals new album with Dis Fig called In Blue on Hyperdub. (RA
  • Robert Hood has announced he is to release a new album, Mirror Man, on ReKids on 20 November. (DJMag
  • Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas are joining forces again to release an album titled ‘III’ via Smalltown Supersound on November 20. (Mixmag
  • Kaskade has announced seven drive-in shows in the US for his ‘Road Trip’ series this autumn. (DA)
  • Nastia launched Beatport’s first livestream residency program this week. (beatportal
  • fabric records' next fabric presents mix is by Eris Drew and Octo Octa. (RA)
  • Tiësto has joined forces with Spinnin' Records for "The World’s Biggest Demo Drop" contest to give artists the opportunity to have a song released on the record label or his own Musical Freedom banner. (
  • Erick Morillo’s death has been ruled as an accidental drug overdose. (DA
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