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Oliver Sim
Romance With A Memory (Midland Remix)
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"This week's ENT comes from The xx's Oliver Sim. The original of this track was produced by his bandmate Jamie XX. He then went on to enlist Midland for a club ready remix of Romance With A Memory. I think this is really, really special."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 29.58 here.
21 Jun 2022
  • SoundCloud announced Tracy Chan as Senior Vice President of Creator, to oversee the Creator ecosystem globally. (SoundCloud) He was previously Head of Music at Twitch. 
  • The investment group behind Brooklyn night club Avant Gardner has acquired New York promoter Made Event and its annual festival on Randall’s Island, Electric Zoo, from LiveStyle for $15 million. (DA
  • Trap Nation has launched a royalty-free label imprint, broke. (EDMTunes
  • The cost of shipping vinyl from Germany to the rest of the world is set to significantly increase as a result of pricing amendments to 'vinyl-sized' parcels by DHL. (DJMag
  • New ad platform Into-it launches with record labels, artists, venues and media partners. (RotD
  • The winners of DJ Mag Best of North America awards have been announced. They include: Green Velvet (DJ), John Summit (Breakthrough DJ), ZHU (Live Act) and Lane 8 (Producer). (DJMag
  • A suspect has confessed to the murder of former Mixmag editor Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. (Mixmag) Brazilian police have confirmed one of the two bodies discovered in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil is Dom Phillips. (Mixmag
  • Deadmau5 is launching a partnership with tech company Zytara for a branded, digital banking endeavour. (Billboard
  • Over one million music streaming subscriptions have been cancelled in the UK due to the cost of living. (Mixmag
  • Apple Music has added over 50-plus sets from this year's EDC Las Vegas to the service. (DA
  • Steve Aoki and TOKiMONSTA to perform at FVCKRENDER's NFT.NYC experience. (EDM)
  • #CryptoCrash: what it means & doesn't mean for music. (musicX - Bas Grasmayer) 
  • ADE's Arts and Culture expands to include artist residencies and new experiences in 2022. (EDM
  • Time Warp has announced it will return to Mannheim with a two-day, two-stage event on 28 and 29 October this year. (DJMag
  • Palestine's Exist Festival has criticised Athens venue PTX for allegedly failing to pay agreed-upon fees. (RA
  • Kygo has revealed the line-up for the 2022 Palm Tree Music Festival in the Hamptons. (Billboard
  • Goldman Sachs has upped its revenue forecast for the entire music industry. (MusicAlly) 2022 jumps from $81.6bn to $87.6bn; 2023 from $90.7bn to $94.9bn; and 2030 from $139.7bn to $153bn. 
  • Merging nasty Neurosonics with relentless Hip Hop beats, check out Blind Audio’s Augmented Neuro-Hop pack. (Loopmasters
  • Playlist of the Week - Just Her (Beatportal)
  • Get free vocal power for your tracks with every pack purchase from now until June 30th. (Loopmasters)
  • A Guide to Deep Reggaetón (Beatportal
  • Artist of the Month - Giolì and Assia (Beatportal)
  • Beatport announces ReConnect Summit in New York City on 21-22 September. (Beatportal)
  • Ibiza:
    Joseph Capriati reveals names joining him at Metamorfosi at Amnesia. (IbizaSpotlight
  • London's Heaven nightclub, as well as other nightspots also owned by G-A-Y, are under threat of shutting down as the owner is considering "closing and selling up." (Mixmag
  • RA.837 Gabrielle Kwarteng (RA
  • DJ Minx from the Detroit Love Party at OFF Sonar. (DJMag
  • Eliza Rose in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Tygapaw | Boiler Room x Primavera Sound Barcelona (BoilerRoom)
  • 12 emerging artists you need to hear this June. (DJMag
  • Gabber Resistance is keeping early hardcore alive in Spain. (Mixmag
  • On gamifying the online club experience. (RA
  • GDPR & Music Data Ownership: Should we treat artist data as personal data? (MusicTomorrow
  • Momem museum billed as the beating heart of dance music fails to get rave reviews. (Times
  • Electronic Music is in a social rut. TikTok might just save it. (RA
  • In search of sunrise: a history of Balearic trance. (DJMag
  • The rising costs of DJ life. (Shawn Reynaldo) Inflation blues, post-pandemic problems and an overdue examination of contemporary nightlife models. 
  • Carl Cox contextualizes his return to Electric Zoo, 11 years later. (DA
  • ’90s dance legends Utah Saints on their video game history and creating new music for ‘Final Vendetta’. (NME
  • C.001 LSDXOXO's Unfuckwithable Energy (RA
  • Fatboy Slim is sharing his skills as part of an NHS initiative. He talks about the joy of decks, his own lockdown blues – and being reduced to tears by his kids’ DJing. (Guardian)
  • Scorpion Kings: "Amapiano hasn't even reached its full potential" (Mixmag
  • Q&A: Moby on his new label, The Doors, the golden age of electronic music and more. (Forbes
  • BAMBII reflects on the future of dance music. (Dazed
  • Years after announcing their final album, Röyksopp is back (again): Why their enw LP ‘was something we had to do’ (Billboard
  • 20 questions with Felix da Housecat: On Prince, Chicago and why ‘I take my music serious, But I don’t take myself serious’. (Billboard
  • RIP Dom Phillips: The devoted Editor who documented '90s dance music in fine detail. (Mixmag
  • Mark Ronson will share his production skills as well as the processes of how he works in his upcoming BBC Maestro course in Music Production. (RotD
  • Brazilian techno producer ANNA has released her latest track, 'Deep In The Glowing Heart (Night Version)'. (Mixmag
  • Drake has released an album that draws from tech house, Jersey club and amapiano, among other dance music genres. (RA
  • TSHA unveils debut album, Capricorn Sun. (RA
  • Don Diablo has announced a brand new front-line label called HΞXHIBITION. (EDM
  • deadmau5 shares lead single, ‘XYZ,’ from ‘We Are Friends Vol. 11’ ahead of mau5trap tour. (DA
  • Steve Aoki has announced he is to release his new album, ‘HiROQUEST’, on 16 September. (DJMag
  • Carl Cox will headline London's Wembley OVO Arena on 17 September to perform a hybrid live set of his new album, Electronic Generations, for the very first time. (RA)  
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