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Sombrero Sam
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"This week's ENT comes from another rising star, who has really blown up during 2022. Landing for the first time in Europe in the summer, appearing regularly at Circoloco at DC10 and at some choice clubs and festivals all around the world. This is his first new music for some time, dropping on his own Motraxx label. We are talking about the Sao Paolo sensation that is Mochackk and his new tune Sombrero Sam."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 38.48 here.
Label: Motraxx
Radio: James Jackson & James Marsh, Listen Up
06 Dec 2022
  • Universal Music Group has acquired a 49% shareholding in [PIAS]. (RotD)  
  • Reprezent Radio has opened applications for its training programme Create Next!. (DJMag
  • Nia Archives have been shortlisted for the 2023 BRITs Rising Star award. (RotD
  • Nia Archives, piri & tommy and Fred again..named in the BBC Radio 1's Sound of 2023. (BBC
  • Among the MOBO Awards winners, Nia Archives won the Best Electronic/dance act and PinkPantheress was awarded the Best Female act. (Guardian
  • In its report, the Competition & Markets Authority said artists’ concerns about low returns were understandable, but intervening in the market would be unlikely to help. (MusicAlly
  • Defected Records is the new shirt sponsor for South London football team Dulwich Hamlet for the 2022/23 season. (DJMag
  • SeatlabNFTs Ryan Kenny discusses the advantages of NFT Ticketing in the face of the Taylor Swift & Ticketmaster debacle. (Blockster)
  • London's City Splash festival unveils first phase line-up for 2023 edition. (DJMag)

  • Kygo to debut winter edition of Palm Tree Music Festival in Aspen. (Billboard
  • Sónar announces first artists for 2023 festival. (DJMag
  • Snowbombing announces Jennifer Cardini, Prospa (live), TSHA, more for 2023. (DJMag
  • Insomniac have announced a brand new, immersive hotel experience, called Hotel EDC for EDC Las Vegas. (EDMTunes
  • Recent hits by David Guetta and Bebe Rexha, Jack Harlow, Yung Gravy, and Latto have given pop music a retro flair by sampling older music. But what's the effect on the source tracks? (Chartmetric
  • Is the music industry’s love affair with TikTok ‘dead’? (Billboard
  • 11 Preparation Tips for Performing Live Sets (Loopcloud)
  • Which Royalty-free Sample Subscription is Right for Me? (Loopcloud
  • Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa announce a joint day-to-night opening party for 29 April 2023. (DJMag
  • Nobu, Luke Slater, Tasha, Space Afrika, Avalon Emerson, Gabrielle Kwartang and more to play Berghain's three day New Year's event. (DJMag
  • Leftfield have signed a worldwide publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music, covering Neil Barnes’ share of Leftfield’s catalogue and future songwriting projects. (RotD
  • Bou | Brainfreeze (Mixmag
  • RA.861 Sedef Adasi (RA
  • Fresh Kicks 191: Aleksandir (DJMag
  • Selections: Hodge (DJMag
  • The Art of Promoting: Secretsundaze (RA
  • ‘The job is going to die’: Songwriters say more change is needed to survive in the music industry. (RollingStone
  • The community at the core of São Paulo's legendary club scene. (i-D
  • 'Brave and extraordinary': China's electronic music community protests against zero-Covid policy (RA
  • Why TikTok users love sped-up songs. Fans of the fast-paced web platform prefer singers who sound like chipmunks. But why? (Ted Gioia
  • Drake is top Dance/Electronic Artist for 2022: The Year in Charts (Billboard
  • We like to party: how pop became the sound of the underground (DJMag
  • How Club BEMA got dance music back into the MOBO Awards. (Mixmag
  • “I refuse to be boxed in”: rRoxymore’s shapeshifting sound is always evolving (Mixmag
  • C.002 Helena Hauff: The rules don't apply (RA
  • Techno star Nicole Moudaber talks being jailed and growing up in a patriarchal society. (Forbes)
  • UK electronic musician Daniel Avery on seeking his truth. (RollingStone
  • Martin Garrix has launched a new music academy, aimed at nurturing new electronic music talent. (DJMag
  • Shygirl released a mini-documentary created with Spotify as part of her Spotify RADAR campaign. (Shygirl
  • New UK collective BEMA wants to spotlight electronic music's Black roots. (RA
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