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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Anyma & Chris Avantgarde
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"This week's ENT came out a few weeks ago but looking back at June and certainly when we look back at the killer tunes from 2022, I am sure this will be up there, which is why I want to include it right now. A massive release on the Afterlife label, who start their party, their residency in Ibiza from 7 July."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 35.52 here.
Label: Afterlife
28 Jun 2022
  • Ukraine's parliament voted this week to ban some music by Russian artists in order to restrict Russia's cultural influence. (RA
  • Journalist and Resident Advisor contributor Annabel Ross says she was banned from reviewing the most recent edition of the Detroit festival Movement at Carl Craig's request. (RA
  • Four Tet, aka Kieran Hebden, has announced that he has settled his dispute with Domino Records over royalty rates. (Guardian
  • Band Theme aims to offer a professional and affordable website builder. (RotD
  • Spotify is developing a new feature called Community that would allow mobile users to see what sort of music their friends are streaming in real time as well as what playlists they’ve recently updated in a dedicated place in the app. (TechCrunch
  • Spotify has debuted its revamped Live Events Feed, an ‘in-app destination where you can discover all the live events in your local area’. (TechCrunch
  • Top 5 music companies getting the most out of the blockchain. (Magnetic
  • Web3 music needs gatekeeping. Here's why. (MusicX - Bas Grasmayer) 
  • 33 companies to watch if you’re interested in music and the metaverse. (MusicAlly
  • Burak Yeter’s first NFT release ‘Black Hole' drops on Atlanticus Music. (Mixmag
  • Cofounder of Japan's Balance festival defends all-male lineup for 2022 edition. (RA
  • Neversea Festival based in Romania has announced that Tyga and Danny Avila will be this year’s international headliners. (Mixmag
  • Berlin's Rave the Planet Parade has announced the line-up and floats. (DJMag
  • EXIT Festival adds final acts including Disciples and Ofenbach. (RaveJungle
  • Lost Lands festival announces 2022 line-up. (EDMTunes
  • ULTRA Japan returns to Tokyo this September. (EDMTunes
  • Decibel Open Air announces full line-up for 2022. (Crack)
  • A detailed summary of the Domino Records versus Four Tet dispute. (CMU) Domino has since said in a statement "Neither the Courts, nor the settlement terms, have made any determination as to how streaming should be categorised or streaming income split". (Billboard
  • Spotify Advertising released Culture Next, its annual global trend report, covering cultural trends among Gen Zs worldwide to help better inform listeners, creators, and advertisers on the future of the digital audio landscape and culture at large. (RotD
  • Music’s future is here: It’s called streaming (Part 2) (PennyFractions
  • Toolroom launches Infinite: a one-knob audio plugin w/ parameter customizing, 40 presets and more. (DJTechTools
  • Founder of Spearhead Records, BCee's work is coded with authenticity and soul - his sample pack is no different. (Loopmasters)
  • Playlist of the Week - Anna Wall (Beatportal)
  • Exclusive to Loopcloud, Viral Effect's Triple Threat pack features thunderous drums, tough claps and crisp snares. (Loopcloud)
  • On Our Radar - June 2022 (Beatportal)
  • Cover Story: Cormac (Beatportal)
  • Beatport Mobile v1.2 is Here - Now Free for All Users (Beatportal)
  • Miami's ATV Records announces closure. (RA
  • Studio 338 unveil their Summer series of events. (SecretLondon)
  • Tresor reveals full lineup for seven-week festival, Tresor31. (RA
  • Broadwick Live & LWE, the electronic promoters and the teams behind Printworks and Tobacco Docks, are to reunite to launch the inaugural music programme at London’s newest venue, The Beams, from October. (RotD)
  • Concord Music Publishing has signed DJ/producer/remixer and recording artist Carl Cox, in a global deal covering his catalogue and new material. (RotD
  • Independent labels and electronic music with Chal Ravens. (Money4Nothing
  • DT794 – Sofi Tukker (DT
  • Swedish House Mafia - Coachella 2022 Headline Set (SwedishHouseMafia
  • Ben Rau live from DJ Mag HQ (DJMag
  • RA.838 OSSX (RA
  • Cici in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Marco Faraone from the Amnesia Ibiza Opening Party (DJMag
  • KAS:ST at the Cercle Festival 2022 (Cercle
  • The best pop-house tracks to get you dancing this summer (Face
  • 5 emerging artists pushing electronic music forward: Moore Kismet, TSHA, Doechii & Others (Grammys
  • Attack's favourite music of 2022 so far 
  • On Cue: DJ IC (DJMag
  • The results are in: Here are the winners of the 2022 Electronic Dance Music Awards (EDM
  • GALA Festival 2022: Everybody Loves The Sunshine. (DJMag
  • How X-Press 2 and David Byrne's 'Lazy' became the timeless house ode to doing nothing. (DJMag
  • How Orbital changed Glastonbury – and my outlook – with their 1994 set (Independent
  • House music is back with perfect timing for a summer of discontent. (Standard
  • Do electronic artists always need an audiovisual show? (RA
  • Environmental innovations creating a more sustainable scene. (RA
  • Music labels are spending a bit too much time on TikTok. (Bloomberg
  • 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
  • 20 questions with Steve Adelman: The nightlife legend on pissing off Dylan and ’90s club kids compared to the EDM generation. (Billboard
  • Vintage Culture on his new single with Solardo, the evolution of his sound, and more. (DA
  • DJ Honey Dijon: ‘Dancefloors do what religions and governments can’t’ (Guardian
  • How ODESZA is selling out their most ambitious concert tour yet. (Billboard
  • The Martinez Brothers: reaching new heights in Ibiza. (DJMag
  • Orbital: ‘We can’t fall out with each other for ever. It would make Christmas awkward’ (Guardian
  • "We started it": Drake's producer Gordo on reclaiming Black dance music on Honestly, Nevermind. (GQ
  • Beyoncé, Drake up their beat – is this the return of 90s dance music? (Stuff
  • Will Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” usher in a new era of dance music? (NewStatesman
  • Robin S and Big Freedia react to Beyoncé sampling their music: "I'm honoured and excited" (DJMag
  • Robin S on Break My Soul: ​“Show Me Love is my legacy and Beyoncé made me a part of her legacy” (Face
  • House music had its Black roots ripped up – now Drake and Beyoncé are reclaiming them. (Guardian
  • Lucrecia Dalt announces new album, ‘¡Ay!’, via RVNG Intl on 14 October. (DJMag
  • The Chemical Brothers cancelled their Glastonbury set over the weekend due to Covid-19. (DJMag
  • Darren Tate and Above & Beyond’s Jono Grant spent the pandemic making an ’80s-inspired synth-pop album as JODA. (Billboard
  • Alison Wonderland's Loner album is headed to print as a graphic novel. (EDM
  • Moore Kismet is dedicating their debut LP to "every weirdo that might feel out of place in the world". (Billboard
  • Rezz is launching her own record label. (EDM
  • ODESZA speak out on Roe v. Wade Being overturned: ‘No one should have a say over anyone else’s bodies’. (Billboard
  • Thousands of Glastonbury fans descended on the Arcadia stage on Sunday morning, but were left disappointed as they struggled to hear Calvin Harris’ DJ set. (Mirror
  • Marshmello lists his multimillion-dollar LA starter house. (Dirt
  • Patrick Adams, the pioneering disco producer who was an unwavering force on the New York dance music scene, has died. (DJMag
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