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Anthony Naples
Running Back
"This week's ENT comes from Anthony Naples, who is a bit of an underground hero. He is New York City-based and this just felt really, really fresh. Definitely, a track that is going to be featuring in my DJ sets all summer. Loved by the likes of Four Tet and Ben UFO."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31.43 here.
LabelOliver Bristow, Running Back
Publishing: AND Songs BMI
Live Agent: N&S America: Latane Hughes, Wasserman / R.O.W:  Incienso
26 Apr 2022
  • PRS for Music in the UK reported royalties from music in all its forms grew by 22% in 2021 to £777.1m on a constant currency basis, relatively little down on the pre-pandemic figure of £810m. Overall revenues from the public performance sector, jumped by £51.4m to £137.6m, despite lockdowns for more than five months. However, royalties from live music fell to £8m, a decline of 29.2% year-on-year. Last year 27 trillion music performances were recorded by PRS, generating £677.2m that was paid out to its members, down 3% on 2020. (RotD)
  • Neurodiversity in electronic music industry explored in new AFEM survey. (DJMag
  • Dorothy Carvello has announced the launch of a new foundation helping survivors of sexual abuse in the music industry, Face The Music Now. (Mixmag
  • The Mental Health Coalition, in association with Universal Music Group and the Universal Music All Together Now Foundation, have collaborated on the release of a new public road map to help individuals navigate the very real mental health issues surrounding climate change, eco anxiety, climate trauma, PTSD and climate justice. (RotD
  • IMS Ibiza Summit 2022 starts tomorrow (27 April) for its three-day event. 
    Key highlights include:
    In Conversation discussions with Lyor Cohen, Global Head of Music, YouTube and Trevor McFedries, CEO/Founder, Friends With Benefits;
    Keynote Speeches - Road to Recovery by Robb McDaniels, Ten Years of AFEM by Silvia Montello, and Surviving 20 Years in the Event Industry with Wilf Gregory;
    Artist interviews - BLOND:ISHDeadmau5Richie HawtinJamie JonesNastia & more;
    Pixelynx presents Metaverse & Web3. (RotD
  • ILLENIUM has teamed up with DC Comics and leading apparel brand Electric Family for a rare Batman merch collab. (EDM
  • Beatopia offers a place for artists to find beats, claiming an affordable subscription model and a single standardised license. (RotD
  • Jonathan Vlassopulos is officially leaving his role as Head of Music at Roblox. (DMN
  • Apple Music is launching DJ mixes in spatial audio, giving fans a new way to experience these mixes. (DMN) The first DJ partner is Detroit techno pioneer, Jeff Mills
  • Limewire has raised $10.4m in a sale of its LMWR token to drive plans to return as an NFTs marketplace. (MusicAlly) Among the investors is deadmau5's fund, 720Mau5. (EDM)  
  • DJ and crypto startup founder 3LAU explains the value behind music NFTs. (TechCrunch
  • Glastonbury Festival has revealed the line-up for Silver Hayes dance area. (RA
  • Desertopia books Mykki Blanco, DJ Kerry, Vicki Powell and others for 'gay summer camp' party in Palm Springs. (RA
  • Amnesia Ibiza has announced its full programme for the club's summer 2022 Croatia takeover. (DJMag
  • DGTL Festival teams up with four eco organisations to launch The Climate Gig. (RA
  • Forget peak Netflix, this is the attention recession. (Midia - Mark Mulligan) 
  • Sister Bliss, Richie Hawtin, Orbital and more are to be featured in a new book celebrating 50 years of Roland. (DJMag
  • Moog Music is rolling out a new version of its Etherwave Theremin. (DJMag
  • Korg has announced a new version of the Volca FM. (DJMag
  • Playlist of the Week - HAAi (Beatportal)
  • Matt Sassari and Loopmasters presents Into The Groove (Loopmasters)
  • On Our Radar - April (Beatportal)
  • RushDee Williams on his journey to the top of the Billboard charts (Loopcloud)
  • 10 Artists and Labels in Asia to watch out for in 2022. (Beatportal)
  • Beatport and Microsoft Surface announce Originals² Programme at IMS 2022. (Beatportal)
  • Ibiza:
    Amelie Lens is bringing her EXHALE party to Ibiza's DC-10 in 2022. (RA
    Patrick Topping has announced the full line-up for Trick's summer takeover at DC-10. (DJMag
    Ibiza clubbing news 2022. (RA
  • London venue Phonox taps Calibre for June residency. (RA
  • Three Six Zero has signed Toronto-based duo Majid Jordan as a management client. (RotD
  • RA.829 HAAi (RA
  • Gabber Eleganza in The Lab LDN (Mixmag)
  • John Summit - Live - DJ Mag Miami (DJMag)
  • Recognise: Sedef Adasi (DJMag
  • EX.606 Nik Colk Void (RA
  • How it was made: High Contrast - Music Is Everything (Pola & Bryson Remix) (Magnetic
  • Furious all night long: Das Booty is keeping London's clubbers on their toes. (Mixmag
  • Can climate offsets help reduce dance music's carbon footprint? (RA
  • How long Covid has impacted dance music professionals. (DJMag
  • How digital avatars could be the future of live music. (FastCo
  • Community as the most meaningful context for NFTs. (EQ
  • A club is not enough. (ElectronicBeats
  • Drum'n'bass is being freshened up by young, often female artists mixing hyper-fast breakbeats with soft vocals. But why is it so suited to our post-lockdown, attention-deficient era? (Guardian
  • Dom Dolla confirms new music and discusses early roots at Coachella [Q&A]. (DA
  • 90s rave crew DiY Sound System: ‘We definitely sacrificed our sanity’ (Guardian
  • Feeling elevated: How fearless self-discovery inspired Denzel Curry to write his own rap destiny. (Mixmag
  • Aluna: age of enlightenment (DJMag)
  • Swedish House Mafia: ‘Paradise Again,’ the power of fans, and the state of dance music (AppleMusic
  • Louie Vega has announced a new album, Expansions In The NYC. (RA
  • PinkPantheress and Willow have teamed up for a new collaborative track, 'Where You Are'. (DJMag
  • Local Action celebrates 10 years with 15-track compilation. (Mixmag
  • Dash Berlin unveils new frontman to replace Jeffrey Sutorius. (EDMTunes
  • Martin Garrix reunites with Justin Mylo and Dewain Whitmore on 'Find You'. (DA
  • Ferry Corsten teams up with Dustin Husain on 'Timeout'. (Magnetic
  • Alesso unites with Zara Larsson to form Swedish powerhouse on ‘Words’. (DA
  • Marshmello & Anne-Marie’s ‘Friends’ joins billion views club on YouTube. (Billboard
  • David Guetta, Showtek and Vassy’s 'Bad' has hit a billion views on YouTube. (Billboard
  • Duck Sauce return with first EP since 2010, Put The Sauce On It. (DA
  • Kerri Chandler's first album in 14 years, Spaces And Places, was recorded in various clubs. (RA
  • 3LAU wipes out student loan debut with cryptocurrency. (EDM)  
  • Calvin Harris has shared a teaser of his new album, titled 'Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2', which is expected to be released this summer. (DJMag
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