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Fallen Enemies
Final Request
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"It goes in the direction of one of the most sought after track IDs of this summer. From an EP of the same name on Diynamic. This has been a real highlight of label boss Solomun's DJ sets recently. I feel this summer Solomun really experimented, really tried to change things up and push some boundaries to the left, to the right. He was experimenting with a lot of different styles in his sets. This one has a particular urban flavour. We've been dying to play it for you on the radio. We can do it now. Turn it up."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.10 here.
Label: Pete Oldak, Diynamic Music
27 Sep 2022
  • Amy Thomson is exiting her role at Chief Catalogue Officer at Hipgnosis Song Management at the end of September, but will remain as a consultant with the company. (MBW)
  • Administrators have been appointed for the ailing Festicket, after the festival package company failed to come up with a rescue plan. (AAA
  • Napster has appointed former Roblox Global Head of Music Jon Vlassopulos as its new CEO. Existing and new investors will accelerate Napster’s Web3 initiatives. (VentureBeat
  • DJ Stu Allan has died aged 60 after an almost year-long battle with cancer. He was a fan favourite among the 1990s rave scene and worked at Piccadilly Radio and Key 103 in Manchester throughout the 1980s and 1990s. (Mail)
  • UK charity Help Musicians has relaunched its subsidiary organisation, Music Minds Matter, as a single-focus charity devoted to the issue of mental health. (DJMag
  • Energy bills for UK businesses will be cut by around half their expected level this winter under a huge government support package. (BBC) NITA issued a statement on the package. (AAA)
  • Tributes have been paid to Scottish DJ and producer Jamie Roy, who has died aged 33. (BBC) No cause of death has been given.
  • How does search work on Spotify? The answer lies in neural instant search. (Medium)
  • Event platform SeatlabNFT is set to showcase the capabilities of NFT ticketing via new UK Freshers' series Seatlab Sounds. (IQ
  • Volta XR's Alex Kane discusses bringing mixed-reality to live performances. (LiveX)
  • Creamfields North festival in the UK is set to return next August Bank Holiday weekend, with tickets going on sale this Thursday (29 September). (RotD
  • Has streaming made it harder to discover new music? (Guardian)
  • The UK music industry remains almost a third smaller than before the pandemic as rampant inflation, soaring costs and Brexit red tape threaten to derail its fragile recovery, a UK Music report warns. (Guardian - Mark Sweney)
  • Is it too late to make the music industry sustainable? (RollingStone - James Blount)
  • Aphex Twin and Dave Griffiths release free sound design software, Samplebrain. (RA
  • Eli Escobar Selects his 10 Most Iconic NYC Dance Trax (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week - Denise Rabe (Beatportal)
  • Essential Production Techniques for Lo-Fi Hip Hop (PluginBoutique)
  • Artist of the Month - Nicola Cruz (Beatportal)
  • Grammy award winning producer and composer Anthony Markeith Reid gives a unique insight into his musical world (Loopcloud)
  • Beatport Mobile v1.2 is Here - Now Free for All Users (Beatportal)
  • Ibiza:
    Afterlife has announced the full line-ups for its Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa Ibiza closing parties. (DJMag
  • Printworks might stay open as a clubbing venue. (Timeout
  • The same team behind London's Studio 338 have launched a small capacity club, The Bridge, in London's East End. (RotD) It will have a leftfield music policy.
  • East London venue Oval Space's license has been subjected to review following an alleged shooting at the club. (Mixmag)  
  • UK promoter Origins to celebrate ten years with 12 parties in Bath and London. (RA
  • Midlands club night Godskitchen has revealed plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary on 17 December, with Paul van Dyk, Ferry Corsten, Mauro Picotto, Judge Jules and Tall Paul set to play. (DJMag
  • Channel Tres signs to RCA. (EDM
  • A new documentary about Tomorrowland's 2022 comeback edition is out now. Watch. (Tomorrowland
  • RA.851 Hamish & Toby (RA
  • TQD from DJ Mag HQ (DJMag)
  • Paula Tape | Boiler Room Manchester: Repercussion (Boilerroom)
  • The 8 parties you can’t miss during Amsterdam Dance Event 2022 (GrooveCartel
  • Get to know: BRUX (DJMag
  • Selections: Manni Dee (DJMag
  • At home with: JakoJako. (DJMag
  • Introducing Petru: "I describe my genre as 'Space Techno'" (Attack
  • Bump up the volume: this New York bumper car soundsystem is a priceless artefact of DJ culture. (DJMag
  • Love is the message: lessons in unity from Lithuania’s electronic music scene. (DJMag
  • ARC Music Festival is a house and techno celebration fit for Chicago. (Mixmag
  • Do New York clubs need stricter door policies? (RA
  • Platforms is the London-based party giving budding clubbers a place to connect. (Mixmag
  • Cultural eruption: Opera festival embodies the beauty of the Sicilian underground. (Mixmag
  • Disclosure brought something new to The Warehouse Project’s return. (Mixmag
  • "The harsh reality is, people can't afford to go to gigs right now": Hot Chip return with an existential album you can dance to, fulled by the hopes and fears of living through the pandemic. (iNews)
  • Phelimuncasi: 'When you listen to gqom, it is also speaking to you' (DJMag
  • 20 questions with Sam Gellaitry: The Scottish producer on Synesthesia, praying to God before sets and why ‘I don’t even like pop stars’ (Billboard
  • Joy Orbison and Overmono have teamed back up on a brand new single, ‘Blind Date’. (Mixmag)  
  • Leftfield have shared a new single, ‘Accumulator’, accompanied by the announcement of an "intimate" UK tour. (DJMag
  • Andy C is set to become the first ever drum 'n' bass act to headline London's O2 Arena, for a one-off show in April 2023. (Mixmag
  • VTSS and Actual Objects blur together the digital and the physical in ‘Notoriously Fast’. (Fact
  • Diplo has been awarded $1.2m dollars in a ruling as a result of a violation of restraining order agreement between the producer and a former fling, Shelly Auguste. (Billboard
  • A blue plaque at the Custard Factory in Digbeth has been unveiled to honour DJ Tony de Vit who became known as the "godfather of hard house". (BBC
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